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Social Enterprise World Forum 2017 & its Pacific Connection

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 1:01 pm | Akina Foundation

Ākina Foundation, the host organisation for the 2017 Social Enterprise World Forum , is pleased to announce an important conference collaboration with Pacific Business Trust . More >>

New initiatives helping to grow Māori Social Enterprise

Monday, 6 March 2017, 2:12 pm | Akina

New initiatives helping to grow Māori Social Enterprise in Te Tai Tokerau and Tairāwhiti More >>

Ākina Foundation Announces New Business Accelerator

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 2:29 pm | Akina

Launchpad Work is the country’s first accelerator programme for ambitious social enterprises who are creating jobs for New Zealanders who need them the most. More >>

Journey of Tairāwhiti Social Entrepreneurs Continues

Monday, 17 October 2016, 11:25 am | Akina Foundation

Ideas are coming together and business models are being developed and tested in the lead up to the final stages of the Thrive Tairāwhiti programme. More >>

Christchurch to be the Heart of Good Business

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 10:46 am | Akina Foundation

NewZealand Aotearoa delegation singing a waiata (song) at Hong Kong handover ceremony; Photo credit: Adam Finlayson More >>

Thrive Tairāwhiti Social Enterprise Programme Underway

Monday, 5 September 2016, 12:08 pm | Akina Foundation

A group of 14 community leaders and aspiring social entrepreneurs have started their journey to develop social enterprises, as part of a programme called Thrive Tairāwhiti. More >>

Thrive Tairāwhiti Social Enterprise Opportunity to Kick-Off

Friday, 22 July 2016, 11:17 am | Akina Foundation

People with social enterprise ideas in the Gisborne region will be starting their journey on Tuesday, as part of a programme called Thrive Tairāwhiti. More >>

Round Two For Rotary Wellington Awards

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 4:59 pm | Akina

The Rotary Club of Wellington and the Ākina Foundation have joined forces for a second year to kick-start social enterprises in the Wellington region by providing $10,000 in cash to promising start-ups. More >>

Rotary Kick-start winners rescuing appliances, creating jobs

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 3:36 pm | Akina Foundation

Resource Rescue, a group saving appliances from landfill and workers from unemployment, is the inaugural winner of the Rotary Newmarket Social Enterprise $10,000 Seed Capital Kick-start Challenge, run in conjunction with the Ākina Foundation. More >>

Six Social Entrepreneurs Shortlisted – Going to a Vote

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 5:22 pm | Akina Foundation

It’s been tough to get the shortlist down to six for the Rotary Club of Newmarket Social Enterprise Kick-start Award, run in conjunction with the Ākina Foundation. More >>

A business workshop with an artistic twist for Wellington

Friday, 26 February 2016, 4:55 pm | Akina Foundation

How do arts organisations sustain their income? Can the power of business with purpose help bring about social and environmental change? What does social enterprise mean? Where do you start when you have a world-changing idea to make a difference? How ... More >>

Win Seed Capital for Social Enterprise in Greater Auckland

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 3:37 pm | Akina Foundation

The Rotary Club of Newmarket and the Ākina Foundation have joined forces to kick-start social enterprises in the greater Auckland region with a chance to win $10,000 in cash. More >>

Manawatū Whānau Set to Thrive with Enterprise Programme

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 11:58 am | Akina Foundation

A new social enterprise development programme designed to help people with ideas to benefit Manawatū whānau, hapū and iwi kicks off tomorrow (Thursday 11 February). More >>

Win Seed Capital for your Social Enterprise Organisation

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 2:21 pm | Akina Foundation

The Rotary Club of Newmarket and the Ākina Foundation have joined forces to kick-start social enterprises in the greater Auckland region with a chance to win $10,000 in cash. More >>

Social Enterprise a Winner at SBN Awards

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 12:41 pm | Akina Foundation

Ākina Foundation has won the Eco Pro Cleaning Co. Community Innovation Award at the NZI Sustainable Business Network (SBN) Awards held at Shed 10 on Auckland’s waterfront last night. More >>

Manawatū whānau set to thrive with social enterprise

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 2:20 pm | Akina

A new social enterprise development programme designed to help people with ideas to benefit Manawatū whānau, hapū and iwi has opened for applications today. More >>

NZ to host Social Enterprise World Forum in 2017

Friday, 30 October 2015, 10:27 am | Akina Foundation

New Zealand is to host a major international conference, the Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF), in Christchurch in 2017. More >>

Six social entrepreneurs shortlisted – going to a vote

Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 11:49 am | Akina

It’s been tough to get the shortlist down to six for the inaugural Rotary Club of Wellington Social Enterprise Kick-start, run in conjunction with the Ākina Foundation. More >>

Skypath Success a Fantastic Step Forward

Saturday, 4 July 2015, 10:31 am | Akina

The SkyPath walking and cycling extension to the Auckland Harbour Bridge is a step closer with announcement of their successful resource consent today. More >>

Social Entrepreneurs to Benefit From Experienced Ally

Tuesday, 2 June 2015, 4:24 pm | Akina

The Rotary Club of Wellington and the Ākina Foundation have joined forces to kick-start Wellington region-based social enterprises by providing $10,000 in cash to promising start-ups. More >>

 

 

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