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2018 December - Holi Boli Christmas Picnic


All in the van with our equipment
Every year we go on our annual Holi Boli Christmas Picnic. We load up the van with people, uncooked food, pots and firewood. There is not a single space left in the van. We are peas in a pod bursting at the seems. I am not sure that it meets western safety standards but it does meet our standard of fun. LOL. We drive down to the local river and find us a great...

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2018 December - Graduation

Another awesome class of graduates from the Holi Boli Sewing Centre.  We teach stitching, pattern making and designing to students.  Most of them take these new skills and get work.  We even get to hire a few of them at Holi Boli for our clothing manufacture side.

Graduates of December 2018
The course runs for 4 months. The students learn the very basics such as cutting with scissors and threading...

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2018 September - New Zealand Fashion Week with Tonic & Cloth

The New Zealand Fashion Week was a real blast.  A dream come true thanks to Tonic & Cloth who choose to partner with Holi Boli to make their clothes ethically with sustainable materials. We are really proud to be working with Tonic & Cloth as they stand for empowering the women and our planet. Jodie has passionately poured her life into getting her label up and running and it has been a privilege...

Fun at NZFW2018 Holi Boli Tonic and Cloth

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2018 August - New Zealand Fashion Weekend Here We Come!

Exciting Holi Boli news....

Wow! It is amazing how life turns out. When I chose to come live in the backwoods of India I thought I had traded all the glitter and glam of the fashion world for the heat and dust of beautiful India. Apparently not! I am going to the New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) all because of another NZ woman's dream to empower women in rural India. Jodie Woods started Tonic &...

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