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Noxen is a lifestyle brand with a focus on functionality, and the owners love surfing, sports and the community. We take a moment to ask them a few questions.
Todd Hilleard - NOXEN
Your occupation, job title, artistic discipline (or brief description of what you do):
Owner / Mr NOXEN - I run NOXEN which I started two years ago.
What cities/towns have you lived in (or spent more than a few months in) beginning with the place of your birth?
Born in Christchurch, lived there for the first 25 years. Tauranga is now home though.
What's an average day in your life at present?
Take the kids to school. Work on NOXEN. Pick the kids up.
If you had to eat the same meal every day, what would it be?
Slow cooked pork on rice.
What have you planned for 2021 that nobody knows about yet?
To release socks and jandals.
Who are your favourite or most admired figures from history?
Don't really have any, I take pieces from all the greats.
What word of advice would you offer an aspiring maker?
Quality, commitment and consistency is key.
What is your dream of happiness?
Happy family, mortgage free.
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