A conference held on Friday in support of The Green Party's promised Cannabis referendum appears to have been a success.
Hikurangi Enterprises has one of three Ministry of Health licenses to grow cannabis for research and development, and CEO Manu Caddie says the diverse conference turn out was encouraging.
If we play our cards right this could be huge - particularly for regional New Zealand.
The Government has promised a referendum on cannabis no later than the 2020 General Election, but the Prime Minister has not committed to law change based on the results.
Listen to the full interview with Manu Caddie above.