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For information on OLPC in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, please see sites below.

OLPC Australia

OLPC New Zealand

OLPC Oceania

If you are interested in purchasing XOs, you can try the OLPC Australia Developers' Programme.

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OLPC Friends is a community project for OLPC enthusiasts, developers and volunteers in the Australia/New Zealand/Pacific region. It is being launched in November 2008 and will include forums, volunteer and project registrations, news about OLPC in the region and ways to get involved.

Visit the OLPC Friends website for the announcements mailing list, community forums, regional community news and more! Projects and community discussion can be found on the OLPC Friends Forum.

Please participate, get involved, and help support the OLPC vision in the region!

Project badge

Want to add a Project badge on your wiki user page? Copy this to your page:

{{userboxtop}} {{User OLPC Friends}} {{userboxbottom}}

It should end up looking like:

Olpc badge quad white.gif This user is a member of the OLPC Friends Project.


Australian/NZ community purchases of XO laptops

We encourage participants to contribute upstream to the OLPC global efforts wherever possible (eg, documentation, code, etc).

Please find deployments we are involved in below:


Primary Language ,|x|Language spoken::x}}
Number of Laptops Number of manufactured laptops::80
Keyboard Layout Keyboard::OLPC English Keyboard
Build ,|x|Software release::x}}
Date(s) Arrived in Country ,|x|Has received laptops on date::x}}
School Server ,|x|School server status::x}}
Pilot Status [[Pilot status::Deployments handled by OLPC Friends - See [[1]]]]