Tag Archives: Manawatu

Young Enterprise Awards Dinner – Creating Futures (3)

ShareTweet This is rapidly becoming a highlight of my year. Congratulations to Where’s Woolly, @youngentnz Company of the Year. Each wins scholarship to Massey University Business School. Ezekiel Raui presented Nadia Payne with the Massey Business School  Business School Young Entrepreneur Scholar Award. … Continue reading

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Enter the Dragons…

ShareTweet It doesn’t seem like two minutes since Young Enterprise tee’d off at the Golf Club in Palmerston North.  This week, it’s the turn of the Dragons to have a look at some of those ideas that the students have … Continue reading

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Keeping busy in rural New Zealand

ShareTweet Loving the regional development side of things.  As part of being appointed to Palmy’s Digital Leaders Forum, took  a look around the region at Whanganui’s link with the Intelligent Communities Forum, leading economist Shaumabil Eaqub on the panel good value … Continue reading

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Young Enterprise tees off in Palmy

ShareTweet Some super ideas already on the table as the Manawatu region Young Enterprise Scheme began yesterday at the Manawatu Golf Club in Palmy.  Watch this space!

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Summer Tech Challenge

ShareTweet Lovely to see local kids building robots for for the Summer Tech Challenge here in Palmy – a  collaboration between Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services and Massey University School of Engineering.  Lots of skill and ingenuity on display as … Continue reading

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Young Enterprise Scheme: Creating futures

ShareTweet It was great to see so many keen and able students being rewarded for their work on New Zealand’s Young Enterprise Scheme on Thursday evening last week.  The Award ceremony for Palmerston North and the surrounding region took place in … Continue reading

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5 to 5 bootcamp

ShareTweet The most enjoyable landmarks in my teaching year are connected to experiences where students go through a team-based idea development process.  Last year, the Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship paper ran through the Start-Up Weekend, which coincided with our dates.  This … Continue reading

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Innovate!

ShareTweet Great to see the  Innovate finals at the NZ Sport and Rugby Institute  last week, where the winner, Kevin Halsall’s Ogo, was announced to a full house.  Ogo is a is a revolutionary wheel chair that blends cutting edge electronics and … Continue reading

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Wearable art, wearable technology too?

ShareTweet Loved finding out abut the Evento Wearable Art Awards (presented by Feilding High School at a High Tea organised by the National Council of Women, Manawatu earlier this week.  The energy, creativity and learning shine out from the two students who … Continue reading

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Innovate, renovate

ShareTweet Another big step in my NZ adventure – moving into the house I’m renovating.  Still a way to go, but hey, some nice niches are coming together!  Looking forward to getting a deck sorted for next summer.    

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