NZ’s Social Entrepreneurs School – making a difference

By Carroll Du Chateau In Business

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27th October, 2012
Eleven students sit in a semi-circle in Room 113 in the new Ko Awatea Centre at Middlemore Hospital. They’re not patients, doctors or nurses, most wear jeans or baggy trousers, many are brown-faced and/or middle-aged and generally they’re a quiet, self-effacing bunch. It’s only when they get up and talk about their projects that you see the fire in their eyes. These are the foundation pupils of New Zealand’s first Social Entrepreneurs School – creative and independent citizens who are running small but exciting projects in their communities. All are making a difference by identifying ...

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