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The beeswax wrap providing an alternative to single-use plastic

This week we talk to Honeywrap co-founder Tara McQuinn, makers of organic fabric beeswax wraps.

The Hamilton-based company making bikes that glide on water

This week we talk to Guy Howard-Willis, formerly of Torpedo7 and now founder of Manta5, the world's first hydrofoil e-bike.

The Robin Hood payments system providing a Paywave alternative

This week we talk to Fraser McConnell, co-founder of alternative payments app Choice.

The startup tackling online shopping’s waste problem

This week we talk to Ming Dapiere, founder of packaging company R3pack which provides compostable and recycled courier options. 

How Taska Prosthetics is changing lives for amputees

This week we talk to Mathew Jury, founder of award-winning company Taska Prosthetics which makes state-of-the-art prosthetic hands for amputees.

Little Yellow Bird: From the military to making ethically-produced clothes

This week we talk to Little Yellow Bird founder Samantha Jones whose social enterprise makes sustainably and ethically-made uniforms and basics. 

How Collaborate matches volunteers with jobs that match their skills

This week, we talk to Collaborate co-founder Poppy Norton who's helped create an app matching charitable organisations with volunteers. 

Melodics is the Duolingo of learning to play music

This week, we talk to Melodics founder Sam Gribben who's created software to help people learn how to play musical instruments. 

The headset that allows you to use a computer just by blinking your eyes

This week, we talk to Dr Sarvnaz Taherian who's helped develop technology that allows physically disabled individuals to communicate via blinking.

The New Zealand-made menstrual cup taking on the US

In our new Q&A series, we ask innovators and entrepreneurs to tell us about how they turned their ideas into reality. This week, we talk to Hello Cup's Robyn McLean.