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Made By Nature, Boosted By Science

There are many ‘natural’ skincare companies in the world, but surprisingly, there are just a handful that grow their own ingredients, and even fewer who apply biodiscovery to discover new-to-the-world ingredients. One of those is Snowberry, and the ‘Snowberry Gardens’ are located close to Matakana. 

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Thinking Inside The Box

For Maria and Joe Artho of NZ IN A BOX®, creating memory card games of New Zealand was an easy decision. Both have travelled to far corners of the world, but to them, Aotearoa – New Zealand will be their forever home.

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OOB Organic

Oob Organic has proudly been a part of the Rodney district since its inception in 2001. The company was founded by Kiwi’s Robert and Shannon Auton, a husband and wife team who dreamed of leaving their careers, in finance and government respectively, to open an organic orchard to grow blueberries.

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Goat Island Marine Discovery Centre

Perched on the clifftop adjacent to Goat Island is the University of Auckland’s, Leigh Marine Laboratory. ‘The Lab’, as it is locally known, has been a feature of the area since the mid 1960s and has undergone several iterations in its 50 plus years of existence.

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8 wired – Playing Their Cards Right

For Søren and Monique Eriksen of 8 Wired brewery, few things go together like beer and poker. The couple were both students when they met at a charity fundraiser in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Søren who hails from Denmark, was an intern for the Danish embassy, and supporting himself through university by playing cards online. Monique was visiting her parents in the city where she’d spent some of her teenage years. 

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