Hikurangi acknowledges the New Zealand Centre for Social Innovation

The NZ Centre for Social Innovation closed last week due to a lack of funds. NZCSI were an Auckland-based organisation that facilitated the early introduction of new thinking and international expertise on social innovation process, policy, and models. They imported and piloted the School for Social Entrepreneurs programme and consistently sought to bring about greater … Continue Reading →

Introducing the Social Lean Canvas

The Social Lean Canvas is a tool designed to help social entrepreneurs understand and build great business models. We’ve been working with Rowan Yeoman and Dave Moskovitz to adapt the lean canvas model – a tool used to help companies understand and innovate their business models – into a version that will enable a start-up … Continue Reading →

Blueskin installs their 30m wind tower

Thanks to a lot of hard work from the Blueskin team and community and a financial injection from 101 pledgers, the Blueskin Energy project is a step closer with the installation of the 30m wind tower. The wind tower will enable the team to capture data that will confirm the potential energy generation at their … Continue Reading →