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Solutions Lab Co-design

FOMA Innovation Friday 29 November 2019

What is the Solutions Lab:

In a nut shell so often we are busy in our day to day activities that we don’t spend enough time with and eye for the future and the issues affecting our activities. The purpose of the Solutions Lab is to have customer lead innovation and connection with the science sector (CRI’s and Science system), in this case the customers focus is FOMA member lead clusters that collectively will be cross-regions and cross-sectorial.

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Huihuinga Wahine - Māori Women's Leadership Summit

Thursday 2 July 2020

FOMA hosts wahine from across Aotearoa and internationally in executive leadership roles as well as our wahine whom are aspiring leaders in their communities to this one-day summit to discuss economic and commercial matters of interest and importance to Maori Women Leaders.

Huihuinga Wahine Maori Women's Leadership Summit is held first Thursday of July per annum, to a capacity crowd, at the Novotel Auckland Airport.


Friday 25 September 2020 - Saturday 26 September 2020

The FOMA Conference is one of the biggest and the longest running Conference on the Māori Economic calendar. It is an event where Māori businesses gather to share knowledge, discuss economic issues and network. FOMA celebrates years of its contribution to the Maori economy; to our national and international economy that we know today.


Friday 25 September 2020

Our Work Programmes

Case Study Forestry


FOMA member says the idea of national FOMA was to collectivise Maori interests, share information, and create scale and opportunities to influence change for the betterment of members.

Case Study Horticulture


FOMA has had a cohort of members involved in horticulture for many years, and over 30 years the federation's interest in horticulture has increased.

Case Study Honey


Manuka's transition from firewood to a honey supply is providing a valuable commodity for Maori land block owners.

Our Sponsors

Beef & Lamb New Zealand
Te Awanui Ki Te Whai Ao
Ngai Tukairangi Trust
Ballance | Agri Nutrients
Fulton Hogan
Foma Innovation
Institute of Directors NZ
British High Commission
The University of Auckland | Engineering
Victoria University of Wellington
MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology
Ministry for Women