Monthly Archives: November 2014

First Graduation Ceremony

ShareTweet Graduation has always been one of my highlights of the academic year.  Memories of precessing round the cloisters at Lincoln Cathedral, the wonderful international mix at Southampton.  Today was no exception – back to the Regent – but so … Continue reading

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Advisory Board

ShareTweet Excellent insightful comment from our Industry Advisory Board today, as we start to develop the curriculum. Importance of teamwork, critical thinking and experiential learning stressed as key points. Jo Bensemann doing the talking here in lovely Wharerata.

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Vision Manawatu Awards

ShareTweet Just amazing small business talent in the room at the Vision Manawatu awards dinner on Friday night at Silks Lounge, Awapuni.  Pictures below capture the excitement in the room, and our Massey table.  So many heartwarming stories of team … Continue reading

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Realising value in the agri-food industries: the next wave of digital innovation

ShareTweet In an earlier post I wrote about how digital was changing incubation needs in the creative industries.  At the time, I was putting together a proposal for a virtual incubator at Southampton, but before anything could be put in … Continue reading

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Exciting times for foodHQ Manawatu

ShareTweet It’s great to be here at Palmerston North, being part of developing the entrepreneurial and innovation talent to help make Manawatu a world-class centre for food innovation.   This project started some time before I arrived; yesterday, it was … Continue reading

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Latin America and Spain Film Festival

ShareTweet Palmy certainly hasn’t disappointed with film festivals since I came here in July. The New Zealand International Film Festival put out  a great mix of films in the Downtown Cinemas, and in October, the Latin America and Spain Film … Continue reading

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