Tipu Ake ki te Ora
Growing the future - An organic
Stories & Learning's
Te Whaiti School Stories started by Ruth Wynyard and Karen Laugesen 2002 AUT Communications Graduate volunteers who spent three days interviewing school and community members over the Tipu Ake launch Weekend 17-18 Nov 2001. Seen here interviewing the principal Genevieve Doherty. Many photos by volunteer David Somerfield.
New Tools for Growing Living Organisations and Communities (12 page .pdf Nov 2006)
Lifelong Learning - Nature's Way (8 page .pdf August 2007 - written for NZ Playcentre Mag)
Tipu Ake was defined as a Leadership Model. This paper goes back to the school stories and values and remaps Tipu Ake as a organic model for learning and growth
Thinking Beyond just Sustainabilty (How Tipu Ake and kaitiakianga concepts can help - Mar03)
Andree Mathieu a physicist, wriiter, environmentalist and Natural Step presenter shows how Tipu Ake and Kaitiakitanga values can support and extend current sustainability models and thinking.
Blue skies through the trees: (Project Management application - April 2003)
A story that takes leadership lessons from the school experience, relating Tipu Ake to conventional project management, change management and organisational transformation thinking. By Peter Goldsbury.
Bush Wisdom (Indigenous Maori worldview
- Jan 2002)
the Future: (Tipu Ake lifecycle - Feb
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Class Act: (School management -Mar 2002)
Leadership - Growing Tomorrow's Schools Today (Oral history of school transformation - 2002)
How did the Te Whaiti School go about
transforming itself ? Members of the school tell it
in their own words.
The Tipu Ake Lifecycle - A Journey ( A Case Study - 2003)
A case study for students in management, compiled by Ross Milne, Lecturer in Management , Auckland University of Technology
Back to nature way to herd cats (Tipu Ake leadership in organisations - Jan 2002)
NZ Herald writer, Vicki Jayne looks to life and death in nature through Tipu Ake - to find a new way to get things done in organisations
( NZ Herald Jan 16 2002)
Translations: (Now available in French)
Supporting Stories: (Leadership, organic models, complexity, chaos etc)
How Tipu Ake relates to some of the world's freshest living systems thinking on leadership, teamwork, management and organisational development. Pointers to stories by Fritjof Capra, Donella Meadows, Elsabet Sahtouris, Jeanette Armstrong, Roger Booth, Eileen Clegg, Donna Robbins, Margaret Wheatley, Martin Luther King and many others
What users have said: (Feedback)
Comments from people exposed to Tipu Ake thinking, who are using it in their organisations.
NOTICES AND OPPORTUNITIES:
1. NEW "Lifelong Learning - Nature's Way" - Tipu Ake as a learning model
Helping New Zealanders and the world grow from within
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