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Art By Anne

Anne creates beautiful pieces of art and these images are transposed onto greeting cards, posters and canvas’ for sale.
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Chris’s K9 Krunchies

Chris’s K9 Krunchies are a great little treat for dogs It’s a very simple recipe and the dogs really love eating them.
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Downlights Candles

Emma Sykes who has Down syndrome struggled to find work after leaving school, so she decided to start her own company!
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Funky Crafts

Funky Crafts are a group from IHC’s North Canterbury Vocational Centre. With the intention of forming a sustainable business, they have been busy creating some practical crafts. Using organic materials, the team has produced felt dryer balls, coffee grind sugar scrubs and soaps. They plan to expand sales to farmers markets across North Canterbury – keep an eye out for them!

Oliver’s Doggie Treats

Delicious, hand-made dog biscuits by Oliver, a dog-loving boy with Down Syndrome who lives life to the fullest!
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The Independence Collective

Made up of intellectually disabled Kiwis hoping to gain financial independence by launching their own craft beer label. Frustrated by the lack of job opportunities six Kāpiti friends started The Independence Collective so they can be their own bosses.
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