Sep
27
to Sep 29

Social Enterprise World Forum

The Social Enterprise World Forum 2017 is an international event for social enterprises from all over the world to come together, share wisdom, build networks and discuss how to create a more sustainable future. The event attracts social enterprise practitioners, social entrepreneurs, policy makers, community leaders, investors, activists, academics and more from all across the globe. We want to invite you to join in on the conversation.

So if you are exploring, operating, funding or supporting social enterprises and the environment they operate in, join us in Christchurch, New Zealand on 27-29 September for SEWF 2017!

You can register for this Forum by following this link http://www.sewf2017.org/register

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Jul
10
8:00am 8:00am

Māori Bursary Fund Applications Open

Applications will officially open on Monday July 10th.

Hon Te Ururoa Flavell announced the launch of the Māori Entrepreneur bursary fund. Thanks to support from ‘He Kai Kei Aku Ringa’ Māori Entrepreneur Fund, this new bursary fund will support around 30 Māori social entrepreneurs and practitioners in Aotearoa (NZ) to attend and participate in SEWF 2017. This is made possible by the generous contributions of Te Puni Kōkiri and Hikina Whakatutuki. This fund will assist and enable diverse participation, capacity building, and increase the connectivity of NZ’s leading social entrepreneurs at SEWF 2017.

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Jun
29
5:15pm 5:15pm

KUMA Invercargill Hui

The third of three regional KUMA and inter-agency funding hui.

Hosted by Poutama Trust participants and presenters will include Te Puni Kōkiri, Te Putahitanga, and KUMA Board members

Date, venue and more information will be confirmed here, and via email closer to the time.

For information and enquiries, email: tautoko@kuma.co.nz

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Jun
28
5:30pm 5:30pm

KUMA Queenstown Hui

The second of three regional KUMA and inter-agency funding hui.

Hosted by Poutama Trust participants and presenters will include Te Puni Kōkiri, Te Putahitanga, and KUMA Board members

Date, venue and more information will be confirmed here, and via email closer to the time.

For information and enquiries, email: tautoko@kuma.co.nz

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Jun
23
5:30pm 5:30pm

KUMA 2017 Annual Hui

KUMA's 2017 hui will be held during the month of Puaka Matariki on Friday 23 June.

It will be held at Dunedin's sharp new business hub run by KUMA Board member Heidi Renata: Innov8HQ at 123 Vogel Street.

The event will showcase KUMA member businesses, and the Suzanne Spencer Business Award will be presented.

Generously sponsored by Te Puni Kōkiri, this will be a free event for 2017 KUMA members (you can pay your subscription on the night) or there will be a small charge for non-members.

Further information to follow on our Facebook page, emails and here in the pānui/news.

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Nov
30
5:00pm 5:00pm

KUMA AGM

KUMA AGM agenda will include proposed changes to the Constitution.  Information and an agenda will be sent to members in advance of the hui.  The AGM will be followed by drinks.  For further information, contact richardkerrbell@gmail.com.

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Nov
30
5:00pm 5:00pm

KUMA AGM and Drinks

KUMA AGM, and end of year drinks (replacing the annual 2 day hui).

Venue: 28 Granville Terrace, Belleknowes - at Marelda and John Gallaher's home

AGM: 5pm

Drinks: 6pm-8pm

RSVP to Karen info@kuma.co.nz by 25 November

  All members and colleagues welcome. 

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Oct
8
10:00am10:00am

Innov8 HQ Business Hub Opening

KUMA member, Heidi Renata, opens Dunedin's new business hub and sponsors the Vogel Street Partyon the same day.  Everyone welcome to call in to Innov8HQ and check out who's there and what's being offered for businesses, start-ups and support services.  Nau mai, haere mai whānau!

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Sep
16
12:15pm12:15pm

Strategic Plan

KUMA Intern, Stevie Fergusson, and Corey Bragg report on the mahi in developing the Strategic Plan to align with the Constitution (also under review).  To the KUMA Board and interested KUMA members.

At TPK office, Stuart Street.  Contact Corey.Bragg@otago.ac.nz for more details.

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