Topic: Kete History

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How did the Kete project come about?

Who was involved in getting Kete started?

Conception: Kete was the bright idea of Joann Ransom, Deputy head of Libraries, Horowhenua Library Trust and Kete Project Manager.

Partners: Horowhenua Library Trust have partnered with Horowhenua District Council and Levin SeniorNet for this project.

Funders: The National Digital Strategy : Community Partnerships Fund provided the bulk of the development funding, supplemented by Horowhenua Library Trust, Horowhenua District Growers Association and Horowhenua District Council. Ross McColl Cars have provided us with transport whenever we have needed it, and Horowhenua College with a computer suite

Developers: Walter McGinnis (Lead Developer), Russell Garlick (Information Architect), Robert Lyon (Web Programmer), and the rest of the crew at Katipo Communications.

Content Manager: Pippa Coard has worked full time for nine months coordinating the collection of content, and managing volunteers for the first Kete site, Kete Horowhenua.

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