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Co.W TV - Brianne West

Watch the dynamic and gutsy Brianne West of Ethique discuss her unusual journey from starting her first business at age 19 to her mission to rid the world of plastic cosmetics packaging.

Co.W Talks - Kiri Nathan

Kiri Nathan is a Kiwi icon and here she offers her incredibly wise and unique take on all kinds of topics, including intuition, self sabotage, the joy of ageing and being the captain of your own ship.

Who's feeding the leader?

Co.OfWomen founder Tara Lorigan shares rich intel on the risks of not prioritising ourselves as leaders and how it can affect our success.

The Road Well Travelled - Carmel Fisher

Carmel Fisher founded the iconic investment company Fisher Funds with her husband Hugh. She tells her entrepreneurial story from the point of start-up to the eventual sale and exit from the business.

Ones to watch - Cherie Metcalfe

In this fresh instalment of our regular series featuring early-stage companies, we spoke with Cherie Metcalfe of foodie biz Pepper & Me about what she's doing and why.

Naomi's top five sanity soothers

Naomi Ballantyne (ONZM), founder of Partners Life has paved the way for women in the world of insurance. In what was once a male-dominated industry, she has broken through the glass ceiling again and again. Here, she talks about what got her through it all.

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The Success Series - Brianne West and Kiri Nathan

Ethique founder Brianne West and Kiri Nathan (of her eponymous fashion label) share the many, MANY things that their success has made possible and how those opportunities inspire and inform the rest of their lives.

Co.W TV - Brianne West

Watch the dynamic and gutsy Brianne West of Ethique discuss her unusual journey from starting her first business at age 19 to her mission to rid the world of plastic cosmetics packaging.

Top tips from Brianne West of Ethique

This Christchurch-based founder of Ethique has built one of the most sustainable cosmetics businesses in the world.

Top Tips from Debbie Sutton of WineFriend

Take a moment to hear from WineFriend founder Debbie Sutton, who's knows a thing or two about starting a business, as she shares her top tips for emerging entrepreneurs to add her learning to ours. Bring it!

What I love about my membership - Karen Walker

Fashion and all-round Kiwi icon Karen Walker needs no introduction. She’s famous not only for her witty, androgynous fashion designs, but sunglasses, jewellery, paint colours and much more.

Co.W Talks

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Co.W Talks - Kiri Nathan

Kiri Nathan is a Kiwi icon and here she offers her incredibly wise and unique take on all kinds of topics, including intuition, self sabotage, the joy of ageing and being the captain of your own ship.


Co.W Talks - Audette Exel

Audette is an absolute delight to listen to. Here she speaks about the journey she has taken from her feminist activist roots to her soaring corporate success and how she came to the understand how the power of capital could effect social change.

Co.W Talks - Sarah Bruce

Two things strike you when you spend time chatting with Sarah Bruce: her infinite optimism (matched by her awesome smile) and her mum-determination. These two factors have been major drivers of her success and are evidenced in her fun and thriving business. Get into the full, in-depth chat with Sarah and add her practical thinking to your journey.

Co.W Talks - Jessie Jarvie

In this podcast, we talk to emerging entrepreneurial rock star Jessie Jarvie (of The Baby Bag). Tune in as we learn more about Jessie as she shares her journey so far.

Co.W Talks - Sophie Gilmour

We chat with Bird on a Wire co-founder Sophie Gilmour about the multiple facets of her journey in building this great biz. Tune in to hear her conversation with Tara Lorigan as Sophie shares her business journey in her hallmark generous, laid-back way.

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The Road Well Travelled - Carmel Fisher

Carmel Fisher founded the iconic investment company Fisher Funds with her husband Hugh. She tells her entrepreneurial story from the point of start-up to the eventual sale and exit from the business.

My Success, My Terms - Ingrid Memelink

Ingrid Memelink of Harrowset Hall knows her stuff when it comes to surviving crises, working while raising a family and defying expectations. Ingrid is a woman who has mastered achieving success on her own terms.

rising strong


When Danika Revell realised her dream of motherhood, little did she know it would catapult into an abyss of antenatal depression. She tells the tough tale of finding her way back to herself and her business, and the surprise of finding herself pregnant again.


From The Mouth of a Badass Babe

Marnie Hillier, founder of Eskimo Nell, shares her up close and personal experience of business, attachment parenting and how the challenges of motherhood were the catalyst for a the launch of a business she's building around her family, in her hallmark badass way!

Leading the Charge - Naomi Ballantyne

Naomi Ballantyne (ONZM), founder of Partners Life, talks about crashing through the glass ceiling of the insurance industry with a healthy dose of intellect and humour.

CO.W Thinking

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Ones to watch - Cherie Metcalfe

In this fresh instalment of our regular series featuring early-stage companies, we spoke with Cherie Metcalfe of foodie biz Pepper & Me about what she's doing and why.

The wisdom of a trailblazer - Dr. Lee Mathias

The founder of Birthcare and Labtests speaks about what she's learned from being a trailblazer in her industry.

Understanding the Female Way

Nurturers, supporters, multitaskers — you might scoff at the world's stereotypical view of women, but evidence shows it's not far from the truth. In life and in business, women are inherently multitasking nurturers. The question is, do these intrinsic behaviours help or hinder our success in business?

Real Talk: Jenene Crossan - Suckcess

Jenene is the founder of Flossie.com and among her many other successes, recently closed a multi-million dollar partnership. Why then, given this, did she hit an almost devastating personal break point? In this edition of 'Real Talk' Jenene shares her story with brutal honesty form a passion to now share the only version that truly helps.

How I funded my business - Hady Wenham

Having a dream of owning your own business and making it come true are two different things, especially if that dream requires capital to get it off the ground. It can also be a struggle to work out how to find the money to take your business to the next level, but we spoke to two women who made it happen in different ways - and asked them for their advice.

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Who's feeding the leader?

Co.OfWomen founder Tara Lorigan shares rich intel on the risks of not prioritising ourselves as leaders and how it can affect our success.

How to: Get Confidence

Confidence is something we all struggle with at times so it makes sense to keep a few tips and tricks up your sleeve for the next time you’re not seeing your true self. Read on for Tara’s insight.

how to embed habits

The name given to what we repeatedly do is 'habits' and this is the focus of this how-to series. We know people like to learn in different ways so we've prepared a video and a written guide for you.

LEGUP - Habits preview (LITE)

Habits are everything. They make us who we are. Embedding a good habit will literally change your life. Why don’t you take some time, pour a cup of tea (or wine!) and just a few minutes to learn more about what it takes to embed a habit and essentially choose who you want to be. It’s not only life-changingly useful, it’s also science-based and utterly fascinating.

LEGUP - how-to embed habits

Habits are everything. They make us who we are. Embedding a good habit will literally change your life. Why don’t you take some time, pour a cup of tea (or wine!) and just a few minutes to learn more about what it takes to embed a habit and essentially choose who you want to be. It’s not only life-changingly useful, it’s also science-based and utterly fascinating.

CO.W Tips

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Naomi's top five sanity soothers

Naomi Ballantyne (ONZM), founder of Partners Life has paved the way for women in the world of insurance. In what was once a male-dominated industry, she has broken through the glass ceiling again and again. Here, she talks about what got her through it all.

Top Tips from Nikki Clarke of Cadenshae

Nikki Clarke, a mum of four, created the now-global brand Cadenshae as she believes breastfeeding mums deserve clothes that are both functional and stylish for this super important time.

Hady's advice for finding capital to grow the business

Having a dream of owning your own business and making it come true are two different things, especially if that dream requires capital to get it off the ground. Here, Hady Wenham of Forme Spa and Wellbeing shares her advice for anyone needing to find capital to grow their business.

Kaz Staples shares her advice to women new to business

Brilliant businesswoman Kaz Staples gets to the heart of how those starting a new business can set themselves up for achievement, including tips around how to spend money and when to get your big girl pants on.

Cherie's top recommendations to entrepreneurs starting out

Wise advice from Cherie Metcalfe, someone who knows what the ups and downs of running a business can feel like.

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