Community Collaborations

  • Te Karere - Manioro 2023

    We were interviewed by Aroha Treacher during our annual Manioro event in Hawkes Bay that brought over 1000 in attendance in person and over 3000 views online.

  • Mangere College - Music Video

    We sponsored T-shirts for a music video of an original composition by Mangere College students called 'Light'. It included topics about safe social media use and anti-bullying.

  • Storyo - Entrepreneurs Interview

    Elina from Storyo interviewed us along with 7 other Female entrepreneurs as a part of a Youtube series. Series available below.

  • Indigenius - Shop

    We have collaborated with other Māori & Pasifika businesses and rangatahi in West Auckland as part of supporting small, supporting, local and supporting Māori & Pasifika talents.

  • Xero - Future Leaders Award

    We were invited by Xero to be guest speakers for recipients of 'The Future Leaders Award' in 2021. Our topic was on Social Enterprise.

  • Movespace - Scholarship

    Recipients of a 3 month scholarship from MoveSpace, which involves free event space for Pop-up Shop, hosting and collaborating with other Creatives.

  • Te Karere - Mental Health

    Interview by Isobel Prasad about Nevertheless - how it began and our intentionally reversed apparel to encourage self reflection and prioritising mental health.

  • 275 Day - Māngere

    We supported TWOSEVENFIVE day in Mangere as they celebrated their 3rd birthday in 2022. We hosted a Market Stall promoting Mental Health & Self Love through our products.

  • Matariki ki Waipareira

    We were stallholders for Te Whānau o Waipareira's first Whānau Matariki event. We connected with other Māori small businesses from West Auckland.

  • Onekiritea Festival

    We were stallholders for the Whānau day in Hobsonville, promoting our Te Reo Māori range of Mental Health apparel and jewellery.

  • Flaxmere Community Centre

    We were a guest speaker at their community Mental Health event as part of Mental Health Awareness Week. Flaxmere Community management team were models for our, "You are Loved" collection.

  • Pink Ribbon Day

    We supported Breast Cancer Society by donating $5 from every Pink Shnuggy & "Mum you matter" T-shirt to Breast Cancer Foundation New Zealand.

  • Mother's Day - Mama's Lashes

    We collaborated with Pasifika Business owner, Lina Aso, Mama's Lashes, for our Mother's Day "Mum you matter" campaign.

  • Men's Mental Health - Albie Roebeck

    We collaborated with Albie, a fierce Mental Health advocate and Athlete to deliver an online podcast and giveaway for Men's Mental Health Week.

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Podcast 1

Mental Health Talks

Our first Instagram Live Podcast was launched during Mental Health Awareness Week in 2021. We interviewed a guest everyday for Mental Health Awareness Week. Topics covered in this podcast included, navigating Christianity & Rainbow+ intersections, dealing with grief, overcoming depression, navigating cultural differences between generations, and how music can be used as a healthy coping mechanism for mental distress.


Podcast 2

Movember Talks

Our Movember Taks Podcast was launched during November 2021 as part of awareness efforts for the Men's Health organisation, Movember. Topics that were discussed during this podcast include destigmatising Mental Health, encouraging men to know that it's not weak to speak, suicide awareness & prevention, vulnerability and courage.


Podcast 3

Manioro Pride Talks

Manioro Pride Talks is a series we did during Pride Month in February 2022. We initially were set to host Manioro as an event as part of Auckland Pride Month but it was postponed due to COVID. Topics discussed in this podcast included, disrupting toxic stereotypes such as femininity vs masculinity, advocating self love and rejecting shame around being Rainbow+, and indigenous perspectives of Pride.