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Could investing in New Zealand cannabis companies be the next green rush?

Green Rush

Could investing in New Zealand cannabis companies be the next green rush?

With the creation of companies such as Helius and Hikurangi Enterprises, New Zealand’s cannabis sector is readying itself for launch. But what are the opportunities for those who want to invest in the birth of a new industry? We talk with founder of 1J Capital Andrew Jeffery, who is looking to create a cannabis capital fund in New Zealand. Here, he discusses the opportunity for Kiwis.

Green Rush

In our new series covering the budding cannabis market, Idealog has reached out to companies who are poised to launch into what is predicted to be a billion-dollar market in New Zealand. Standing at the forefront is social enterprise Hikurangi Cannabis, but it won’t just be another marijuana plant: it plans to be a forestry of health, sustainability, local community and Kaupapa. We talk to Manu Caddie, managing director of Hikurangi Enterprises, (HEL) about his plans to enrich the community by restoring jobs and Maori values on New Zealand's East Coast.