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About Us

Speak It Up is a social enterprise focused on encouraging mental health conversation within the community of the Nelson Tasman Region. Our goal is to hold events throughout the year that are accessible to our local community of Whakatu.


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Austin Candlish



Austin is the Chief Executive Officer & Founder of our Social Enterprise and manages the Financial side of Speak It Up in his role of Chief Financial Officer.

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Jack Franklin

Communications & Operations Manager


Jack is our communications expert, in charge of establishing connections with locals from  the Nelson Tasman Region. Jack is also in charge of the operational side of Speak It Up, such as our events and products. 

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Oliver Martin
Marketing & Sales Manager

Oliver manages the marketing and sales side of Speak It Up, focusing on advertising, selling, and promoting Speak It Up enterprise to the Nelson Tasman Region.

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