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Lifehack’s top three reasons for getting back to nature #mhawnz

October 13, 2016

  It’s Mental Health Awareness Week at the moment. The focus this year is connecting with nature and in this […]

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week #mhwnz

October 10, 2016

Mental Health Awareness Week is marked by 150 countries annually, and this week is Aotearoa’s turn! During this week you’ll […]

Oro–Upper Hutt Programme has begun

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  • Ninja
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November 9, 2016

Our new programme, Oro, kicked off two weekends ago. And what a weekend it was! We were joined by twenty […]

Designing Oro–Upper Hutt

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October 27, 2016

Below are some five lessons from working at the intersection—and how we integrated those in our newest programme Oro. Lifehack […]

Samuel Andrews

October 2, 2015

What do you do for money? I’m a Policy and Information officer at the New Zealand Drug Foundation. I write […]

Skye Chadwick

  • travelling
  • music
  • community
August 16, 2014

Skye Chadwick has a great appetite for adventure, which has seen her exploring many faraway places over the past six […]

Jamie Emery

October 2, 2015

Who are you? I’m a seasonal worker managing a large DOC campsite, and a mum of five. I’m also studying […]

Aaron Intemann

  • musician
  • entertainer
  • youth representative
September 1, 2014

Aaron Intemann is currently studying to be a youth worker.  He is an executive board member for Buller REAP and […]

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Startup Tip Sheet

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Too many startups fail. Some say as high as 90% of tech startups are dead within 2 years. Here’s our guide to avoiding the early mistakes which could help you find your way into the 10%.

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Facilitator’s Guide & Worksheets: Everyday Wellbeing Design Challenge

  • graphic design
  • Communication
  • Facilitation
  • design
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  In 2015 we ran a design challenge to promote everyday wellbeing, in collaboration with Massey University. Having recognised the […]

Gina Rembe

February 17, 2015 Gina has a background across journalism, strategy consulting, event production and sponsorship. Whether she was honing her skills at marketing [...]

Michelle Blanchard

  • Youth Mental Health
  • Research
August 16, 2014

Dr Michelle Blanchard is the Head of Projects and Partnerships at the Young and Well CRC and an Honorary Research […]

Tahatū Rangi: An area ripe for disruption

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November 11, 2016

Hosted by Platform Trust, Tahatū Rangi bought together around one hundred people from the NGO mental health and addictions workforce […]

MVP Design Ebook

Designing a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

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  • Entrepreneur
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Designing Technology products and services has come on leaps and bounds in the last 10 years. Minimum Viable Products (MVP) […]

Jessica Ducey

  • International development
  • Sexual health
September 1, 2014

Jess hails from Wellington via stints in the Marshall Islands, Scotland, Ethiopia, Jordan and the United States. Her background is in […]

Josh Forde

February 17, 2014

Josh Forde serves the Lifehack project with a focus on technology and development support of the projects. He is excited […]

Paul McGregor

January 12, 2016

Paul is a community builder, problem solver and analytical thinker. He’s passionate about improving the mental health and wellbeing of New […]