Manawatu's Most Inspiring Humans


Mike, Gareth and Kearsley have teamed up with Inspire Net and are on the hunt for Manawatu's Most Inspiring Human - and they found three of them, as nominated by you!

Mike met with Grant Taylor from the Esplanade Scenic Railway, Gareth met with Janine Bannister-Williams from Cure Kids, and Kearsley met Rebecca Culver from Just Zilch.

Check out their interviews here:

Inspire Net have given us a year’s worth of internet to giveaway to the person who is making the biggest difference in our community, and we need your help to decide who gets it. So cast your vote on our local Facebook page, MoreFm Manawatu!

Inspire Net started in 1998, and have grown to become the preferred provider in the region. That's over 18 years of bringing reliable, fast Internet to the Manawatu and surrounding areas.

InspireNet are all about connecting people. The Internet and excellent customer service is our passion and we aim to be the first choice for reliable, fast broadband. 

When you call InspireNet you get a real kiwi sitting in a call centre right here in Manawatu, and your broadband will be delivered to your door by a company committed to our community.

They sponsor an amazing range of businesses, helping locals to what they do best:

  • Centrepoint Theatre
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities
  • Central Districts Field Days
  • Life Education Trust Manawatu
  • Awapuni Racing Centre
  • Inspire Net Squash Gym
  • Arohanui Hospice
  • Manawatu Golf Club
  • Canteen Manawatu

So they've worked with a lot of inspiring people over the years, so this is a chance for them to get back - and for us to reward someone in our awesome community.