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A warm welcome to the newest member of Cooperative Business NZ – Te Patuwai Hapū Cooperative Society!
Established last October, the co-op represents the economic and social interests of a Māori hapū (sub-tribe), a community living […]
Co-operatives are a growing topic of interest in academia and at the University of Auckland’s Business School – and you could be invited to participate in a ground-breaking study.
Dr Lisa Callagher and Dr Frank Siedlok, […]
For your diary
|June 8||Finance for co-operatives||Wellington|
|August 5||AGM and Awards Event||Christchurch|
|September*||Leading Co-operative Essentials||North Island*|
|November*||Leading Co-operative Essentials||South Island*|
|March 2016*||Leading Co-operative Essentials||North Island*|
|April 2016*||Leading Co-operative Essentials||South Island*|
|* dates and venues to be confirmed|
Kiwi co-ops attract international attention
Co-operatives have always played their part in building New Zealand’s “rock star” economy, including the quarrymen from Rodney Co-operative Lime.
Established in 1930, the co-op is located on a 22-hectare site near Warkworth – 64 kms […]