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A. Greenplanet FM 104.6 interviews by Tim Lynch with the NZ Youth Voice Team and supporters.

Thanks to the NZ Youth Voice network for hosting these on their website www.thelongsong.com where you will see they are practicing some very organic program approaches re sustainability. Here you will see both Tipu Ake and Kaitiakitanga in action.

Peter Goldsbury - 11th Apr 07 "Living System Thinking and Youth"

http://thelongsong.com/bridge/Living%20Organisations%20Green%20Planet%20Interview%20April.mp3 (needs Broadband as its a 68 Mb Podcast and takes time to download).

Malibu Hamilton - 9th May 07 "Growing our Youth for a Sustainable Future"

http://thelongsong.com/bridge/Malibu%20and%20GreenPlanet%20FM9%20May%2007%20v1.wmv (needs Broadband as its a 45Mb web video and takes time to download)

Will and Randall Stensness 12th July 07 of Hokianga Harbourcare "Kaitiakitanga in Action"
(needs Broadband as its a 81Mb web video and takes time to download)


Watch this space for more Kiwi Youth Voice people and activity


B. Stranova Interview Feb 2006.

We thank Brad Reddersen for giving us the chance to share Tipu Ake as a Stranova Podcast interview that you can download to your computer - or even better still to your i-Pod device and listen to it when you are waiting in a your car somewhere. Relect on this and the Tipu Ake videoclips in our library, then contribute to our blog.

(Check out the Stranova interviews with other people who have radical approaches to achieving strategic innovation in organisations at www.stranova.com)

Getting access to the Stranova Podcast on Tipu Ake

For those ready to listen immediately, all the links below are free and easily accessible:

1. If you’d like to listen to streaming audio “live” directly from our website:


2. You can click on the link below to take you directly to the Stranova iTunes download site
(for those that already have an iTunes acccount) - look for Stranova Vol. 13 or the “Tipu Ake” episode.
If you like what you hear, I’d encourage you to subscribe to the series.


3. If you’d like to try out the Yahoo Podcast service, please click on this link
to take you directly to Yahoo’s Stranova Podcast download site: - It’s a nice service, and, if you have a Yahoo email account, it can even automatically post the latest Stranova Podcast summary to your “My Yahoo” page.


4. Stranova has just been added as a regular feature by Australia’s “The Pod Lounge” website, at:



C. While you are thinking about downloads, also check out our Tipu Ake Videoclip Library




1. NEW "Lifelong Learning - Nature's Way" - Tipu Ake as a learning model
2. UPDATE " New Tools For Growing Living Organisations and Communities" Radical tools for program management in a world of complexity and inter-dependence - builds on our paper at PMI Global Forum, Anaheim. Nov 2004
UPDATE Downloadable Tipu Ake Model now includes "The Leadership Tripod" and Mycorrhyzal Fungi Networks - Partnerships below the ground level.
4. PODCASTS Listen to Stranova and Living Systems Thinking interviews - Blog
5. VIDEO: Visit Downloadable Video Libary, interviews, stories, apply Tipu Ake
6. Thanks to those who participated in workshops "Tools for Growing Living Organisations" run in New York, London, Mid Wales UK, Finland and San Francisco during August 2005 click here for report

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