A Kiwi Original

A Kiwi Original is a podcast and video series, sharing uniquely Kiwi stories from people contributing to New Zealand's future.

A Kiwi Original is found on all the main podcast streaming channels, including Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

New episodes are released on YouTubeSubscribe for free to get notified when new episodes are released.

Share Your NZ Made Story

Each episode is approximately 25 - 35 minutes long. While each interview is unique, there are key themes that come up each time including:

  • The origin story behind your business.
  • What your business makes.
  • The people and skills your business relies on.
  • The products that have been created and the problems they solve.
  • How this business is positively shaping New Zealand's future. 

There is no additional appearance fee for being featured on A Kiwi Original. This service is included as part of your NZMade or NZCode licence fee. For licence holders, the best moments of the show are shared with our 25,000 NZ Made fans across LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.

A Kiwi Original - Gerwyn Jones - Pelgar International - Episode 91

Why does a British insecticide company want to manufacture a natural insecticide with New Zealand ingredients in the Hawkes Bay? New Zealand natural chrysanthemum (pyrethrum).

 We talk with Gerwyn Jones, a pest control veteran, who got in contact with a talented Hawkes Bay grower of natural pyrethrum. From this partnership started Pelgar's New Zealand Made Product, PyGar Natural Insecticide. This product meets the demand of food producers who want a more natural alternative to the synthetic insecticides in use now.


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