Saturday, June 6, 2009

Maori Business Magazine Launched: Highlights Maori Business

A new online Māori business magazine was recently launched to make it easier for the world and Māori to do business.

Koha magazine is a self-funded FOMANA Capital Ltd initiative that aims to promote high value added Māori businesses with a focus on the agri-business sector.
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The magazine was launched in Wellington at the end of March by Minister of Māori Affairs Hon Pita Sharples and Trade Minister Hon Tim Groser.
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More than 70 people attended the launch including Agriculture Minister Hon David Carter, Ethnic Affairs Minister Hon Pansy Wong, and Japanese Ambassador Toshihiro Takahashi.

FOMANA Capital Ltd Chief Executive Wayne Mulligan says Koha is more than a magazine – it is a portal into the world of Māori business. “Koha magazine will provide Māori businesses and organisations with a channel to promote their stories to the world,” he says.

“The success of tonight’s launch shows there is huge support to see world-class Māori companies use Koha to attract international investment partners.”

Koha focuses on collating stories that encourage sector cooperation and opportunities for international trade, investment and high value export propositions.

The Federation of Māori Authorities, Te Puni Kōkiri, the Māori Trustee and Poutama Trust have also supported FOMANA Capital Ltd to launch Koha.

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