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The Social Enterprise World Forum meets in NZ

Social enterprises are increasingly becoming part of adult community education in Aotearoa New Zealand.

The Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) is meeting in Christchurch on September 27-29. The theme is Ka koroki te manu – Creating our tomorrow.

If your organisation is already involved in social enterprise, or thinking about starting a social enterprise you might like to read on. This piece below is from their website http://www.sewf2017.org .

Do you have learners with heaps of potential who are almost ready for tertiary study…?

And might they be eligible for a scholarship?

You might be interested in exploring some of the websites which have information about scholarships that target second chance learners.

ACE Aotearoa - Summer Newsletter 2017

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Te Waipuna Puawai and the G-FIT Movement

The G-FIT Movement is a community-led initiative that aims to Grow Financial Independence in Tamaki. COMET Auckland has contracted Te Waipuna Puawai to coordinate the programme.

West REAP in the news

Earlier this year the Greymouth Star carried a story about how “Bruce Bay is about to become the first isolated settlement on the West Coast to get Broadband in a self-help joint project between WestREAP and local iwi, Te Runanga o Makaawhio.”

Laura Mills, who wrote the article, notes that the cost for broadband for local residents will drop from $500 a month for satellite broadband with capped data, to $40 a month for unlimited fast broadband. It is available to 54 households in a sparsely populated area stretching south from Fox Glacier.