Media and Awards



TedX Wellington - Olie Body
'How Periods Transformed My World View'

"Nobody should miss out because of being born with a mighty pair of ovaries" 

Olie Body Speaking at East-West Centre's Conference at University of Hawai'i
Above: Olie Body Speaking at University of Hawai'i 

Some Places We've Been Published

THE SPINOFF 
The day Michelle Obama asked to touch my Ovaries
THE VULNERABILITY EFFECT PODCAST 
Solving period poverty with heart, humour and connection
SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS NETWORK 
Sustainability Success Stories  
IDEALOG  
A Day in the Life of Olie Body 
HAWAI'IAN PUBLIC RADIO
Olie Body on The Body Show
THE CRITIC  
Wā Collective Partners with OUSA
STUFF 
Freyberg Highschool Tackles Period Poverty with an Art Auction
SALIET 
Body with Olie Body 
THIS NZ LIFE 
Menstrual Cups, the Answer to Period Poverty?
GOOD  
Sustainable Business Network Awards, 2018 Winners
THE SPINOFF
Making Money, Saving the World: SBN Winners
ROTARY  
2018 Award Winners
ASB 
Introducing Finalists for the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS NETWORK  
Celebrating NZ's Sustainability Heroes
STUFF 
Menstrual Cups Subsidised to Combat Period Poverty

RNZ 
Period Poverty: Could Menstrual Cups Be The Answer? 
THE SCOOP 
Wā Collective Lauches

Olie Body tshirt in Te Papa Museum - Wā Collective

Above: Our Founder's t-shirt is collected for Te Papa, The Museum of New Zealand's permanent collection. 

 

 

Awards and Fellowships

2019, 2020 Fellowships
💡 Edmund Hillary Fellowship, Karamu, Cohort 5
💡 Obama Foundation Asia Pacific Leaders
💡 Changing Faces Women Leadership Seminar - Hawai'i

2019
🏆 EY Entrepreneur of The Year Awards Finalist
🏆 TEDx Speaker
🏆 NZ Impact Awards Finalist

2018
🏆 Sustainable Business Network (SBN) - Millennial on a Mission Winner
🏆 SBN - Communicating for Social Change Winner
🏆 SBN Supreme Award - Runner Up
🏆 Deloitte Fast 50 Regional Finalist
🏆 Wellington Gold Business Awards Finalist
🏆 Miss FQ Influencer Awards Finalist, Social Change

2017
🏆 Wellington Low Carbon Challenge Alumni
🏆 Wellington Start Up Weekend, 3rd Place