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Welcome to seeds, a show where we talk with people making a positive impact with their lives.  We are particularly interested in social enterprises and entrepreneurs.  We listen to them reflect on their journeys and take time to dig deeper in order to better understand what really motivates their choices. 

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For the ebook "Social Enterprises in New Zealand: A Legal Handbook" send me an email and will reply with it.  

A few articles I've written recently on social enterprise in New Zealand here, why social enterprise matters here, discussing the idea of new legal structures here, on Maoritanga and its lessons for social enterprises here, how it relates to charity here and 5 key questions for social enterprises here and quoted in recent Stuff article here and on exponential technology here. 

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Feb 26, 2018

Franca is an Environmental Social Scientist with a curiosity about many things in the world so we discuss topics ranging from her childhood in Germany, her research on transnational sovereignty, climate change and love of poetry and the importance of engaging each other across disciplines to both challenge and innovate.

Links discussed provided by Franca:

DFG project on Sovereignty in the transnational constellation

Current workplace

Next Generation of Influencers programme / the event on innovation in land and water takes place in CHCH in June (13-15)  

I think I mentioned a blog on sustainable start-ups that I write for. It is called Funkenzeit and might be interesting for people who want to know more about projects in Germany This project is a part of yooweedoo changemaker platform

Ramona Gastl and other artists work together on the connection between freedom and loneliness. This is a teaser for ILLUSIA the short movie on freedom and loneliness and the patreon site for the project . We also have a facebook group that people can join .

You might have mentioned the Exchange before – but if you wanted to include a link - Preston and I are putting together an exhibition on land and water atm (for 11-17th June). If any artists would like to be a part of this: happy to chat about the concept and have them involved!

And finally, this is the organisation on renewable energy and climate change that motivated me to shift from medicine to political science