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Last weekend, YES student Abbey, took part in the Entrepreneurs in Action in Wellington. After hearing the awesome news (her team took out the top prize and are heading to Sao Paul, Brazil in early December!), we asked her a few questions…

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Bay of Plenty has had a fortunate history of very few natural disasters. However, this does not mean that this region is invincible.

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Tuesday, 08 May 2018 16:15

Mashup A to Z

You’ve probably heard the word “Mashup” before… but what is it really?

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Te Puke Library is hosting a couple of coding taster sessions these school holidays, both of which are sold out! We spoke to Children and Teens Librarian Deborah Hart about why they’re teaching coding and what locals can expect to see in future…

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Friday, 09 March 2018 15:51

Teen says Mashup event set her up for life

Local teen, CJ Dobbs, 18, has taken part in the last three Mashup events. Here she explains for benefit of parents and their children, what she learned, and why she thinks other teens should enter.

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Wednesday, 28 February 2018 13:53

Let's get coding

Many of you will know there are heaps of opportunities across the region for our kids to learn to code. From Code Clubs in local libraries and a few schools, to Venture Centre’s Codebrite and coding taster sessions in school holidays. We’re stoked the next generation are being given so many chances to learn this great life skill which will carry them into the future.

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Wednesday, 14 February 2018 13:39

Meet the team: Andraya

We often hear people talking about how young people today are unmotivated and entitled and bla, bla, bla… we find it boring because we know it’s simply not true. We meet ambitious, hard-working young people all the time through MADVentures and sometimes we like them so much we hire them!

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What do the numbers say about Codebrite? And what’s this new programme coming out?

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Do you love learning Japanese but are unsure whether you’ll be able to use it in your future career? Have you only considered being a translator or teaching English at a Japanese school? If so, there is another option out there that may just better suit your interests!

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Friday, 02 February 2018 14:33

Take your idea to the world!

Is your business idea the next Cookie Time?

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MADVentures is a curated suite of programmes, events, and workshops designed by Venture Centre to support the digital and entrepreneurial capability of young people. It exists to inspire and equip them with the skills, tools, mindset and connections they need to make a dent in the universe.


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