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A Kiwi Original shares uniquely Kiwi stories from people like you contributing to New Zealand's future. 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. 

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A Kiwi Original - Sophie Cooper - Ahhh... Bodycare - Episode 81

A KIWI ORIGINAL Watch uniquely Kiwi stories from people contributing to New Zealand's future. INCLUDED IN THIS EPISODE Sophie discusses her business Ahhh Cosmetics including what she's learnt after acquiring the manufacturing part of the business off her employer. Sophie also shares the key insights her team taught her about how to make bath bombs, and the ways Sophie is getting Ahhh premium soaps out to market including going from contract manufacturing to direct to consumer with their own brand called Ahhh. We also discuss why she joined New Zealand made initially and the difference it’s made.  Love this chat with Sophie about what she loves doing and hope you will too.  Let's take a listen. KEY TIMESTAMPS  3.39        What Sophie learnt about manufacturing 8.02        The benefits of solid form moisturisers 8.56        The secret to making a great Lip Balm 8.58        Getting products out to market, getting sales and traction 11.52       Why Sophie joined NZ Made 14.38       Her advice for starting a business


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