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Customer stories

We’re proud to support Kiwi businesses so they can thrive. Explore our customers’ inspiring stories and learn from the experience of local businesses like yours.

Flower Project

Kathryn Fleming believes the key to a successful start-up is perseverance. Find out how she’s made her business idea bloom.

Two Boys Network

Lloyd Rooney and Mike Fraser were farming for ten years before the opportunity to buy a Northland restaurant - The Cove - came up.

I Love Pies

Innovation, pragmatism and sound business advice have helped two Kiwi mums build up a successful pie business.

Waiheke Movers

Joanne couldn’t believe her luck when she heard a furniture-moving business on Waiheke Island was up for sale.

Deckchair Cafe

While café management may have been a new experience for Garth and Louise, together they brought a wealth of business experience to the venture.

Dean’s Auto Electrical

Shaken by Canterbury earthquakes, the business almost closed. But they took the hard road instead, and with an innovative mindset, are now flying along.

Flying Horse

Julia has built a successful business from her hobby, and in doing so, has changed the lives of many horses and children.

The Dukes of Sandwich

Robert and Laura are both discerning chefs with a passion for delicious food - sourcing the best free-range, sustainable, or certified organic food.

Molly Woppy

Like many Kiwi businesses, Molly Woppy came from humble beginnings. The business began when Alistair started baking at home, on top of his full-time job.


Military-style organisation and external support has helped Passionberry grow from being just an idea to a viable start-up and now an export operation.