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Newstalk ZB , Auckland
20 February 2006 Newstalk ZB's Allan Lee interviewed Minister for the Community, Winnie Laban, and Microsoft NZ Managing Director, Ross Peat.Extract: The Unlimited Potential course aims to give computer skills to people who may never have had the chance before. The course sponsors - the Government and Microsoft - hopes that local communities will be revitalised as a result.
For the full Newstalk ZB article, and to hear the recorded interviews, visit the website http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/newsdetail1.asp?storyID=90092
The NZ Unlimited Potential course being launched today is a result of a partnership of community organisations, Whitireia Polytechnic, Microsoft and government.
Initial press release: New IT skills programme to rollout to communities (16/05/2005)http://www.beehive.govt.nz/ViewDocument.aspx?DocumentID=23053
Microsoft NZ Unlimited Potential pageshttp://www.microsoft.com/nz/citizenship/giving/up/default.mspx
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www.community.net.nz as a community service.
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