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Our Cooperative Business New Zealand bid to host the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) General Assembly in 2017 impressed the judges but we didn’t win the day against tough competition from Australia and Malaysia.
Malaysia’s capital Kuala […]
Thanks everyone who has already registered for this year’s AGM, Awards and networking event to be held at the Novotel Christchurch on August 5.
As a thank you for your support over the past year and […]
For your diary
|August 5||AGM and Awards Event||Christchurch|
|September 7-8||Leading Co-operative Essentials||Auckland|
|November*||Leading Co-operative Essentials||South Island*|
|November 10-13||ICA Global Conference and General Assembly||Antalya, Turkey|
|March 2016*||Leading Co-operative Essentials||North Island*|
|April 2016*||Leading Co-operative Essentials||South Island*|
|October 11-13, 2016||ICA International Summit of Co-operatives||Quebec, Canada|
|* dates and venues to be confirmed|
Health 2000 is a successful co-operative on rise with a bold new logo in place, a new store concept about to be unveiled and a strong e-commerce platform under development.
New Zealand’s first stop health shop, […]
Taking care of people, co-op-style
Accuro Health Insurance CEO Geoff Annals says the co-operative business model ensures customer and shareholder needs are aligned.
“We are run by New Zealanders for New Zealanders, so we know what New […]