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Charlotte Hayes

  • Production
  • design
August 16, 2014

Charlotte has a background in visual communication design, and has spent the last 10 years working both overseas and locally across a […]

Katie Catchpole

  • graphic design

As a graphic designer, she loves to work on problems that she’s passionate about. Especially in the areas of Health and […]

Chris Jackson

  • Design Strategy and Research
  • Design Thinking
  • Design Led Innovation
  • Service Design

Chris is service design lead at DNA. His experience traverses academia, public and private sectors. His work focuses on how […]

Chris Jupp

  • Social Justice

Chris is World Vision NZ’s Youth Partner Manager, spending his days contributing to a broad spectrum of initiatives that promote […]

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 […]

Sam Rye

February 17, 2015 Having arrived in New Zealand six years ago, Sam soon fell in love with the country and became passionate about reversing [...]

Press Release: Lifehack & Massey University Collaborate For Everyday Wellbeing

  • Pro
  • Ninja
  • Newbie
April 10, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Lifehack and Massey University collaborate for Everyday Wellbeing Improving everyday wellbeing for young Kiwis through social entrepreneurship […]

The Spark That Began Lifehack’s Fellowship Program

  • Ninja
  • Newbie
April 5, 2015

How might we best support the people around Aotearoa who are championing Wellbeing and Flourishing thinking & projects? For the last […]


  • Pro
November 2, 2014

Specialties: Making people think / smile. DK is a speaker, advisor and producer. He is an expert on how / why […]

Penny Hagen

February 17, 2015

Penny assists organisations to apply participatory and design-led approaches to the development of policy, organisational process, strategy and services. Over […]

Design for Complexity – Talking Social Innovation Practice

  • Ninja
  • Newbie
April 1, 2015

What is the role of Design in Social Innovation? We’ve been asking ourselves this a lot recently, and we were […]

Venture Support with GoFlo on the Wild West Coast

  • Entrepreneur
  • Newbie
March 30, 2015

We’ve been hard at work supporting the Ventures which emerged from Lifehack Labs 2014 which are focused on supporting young Kiwis to […]

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 […]

Mark Bradford

  • design
  • Pro
September 16, 2014

Mark Bradford is a designer and Massey University senior lecturer exploring design leadership within creative practice through both theoretical and applied […]

Ryan Angus

  • Anthropology
  • psychology
August 25, 2014

Ryan comes to Lifehack Labs straight out of studying Criminology, Cultural Anthropology and Psychology at Victoria University. Based in Wellington, […]

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 […]

Welcoming Dayna Carter to the Lifehack team

  • Newbie
April 13, 2015

I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples. – […]