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Reflections on the Design for Social Innovation Symposium

August 16, 2016

During July, I spent two days at the Design For Social Innovation symposium with the Lifehack team. As a gathering of practitioners […]

Jade Shearstone

  • web design
August 16, 2014

Jade was born and raised in Taranaki, and whilst she has been mostly nomadic in recent years, her heart is still […]

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 […]


August 1, 2016

Carolyn Taueki-Stott – Flourishing Fellow 2016 I didn’t have any idea what to expect walking in to the Yurt on […]

Ngā Uri Ō at Design for Social Innovation Symposium 2016

July 22, 2016

On the 13th of July Lifehack delivered three 10-minute mini workshops at the Design for Social Innovation Symposium hosted at […]

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 […]

Social Enterprise Auckland Launch

July 26, 2016

A hundred people with a vested interested in the development of Auckland’s social enterprise scene came together at the Auckland […]

Tahlia Kingi

  • psychology
August 16, 2014

(Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāti Rangiwewehi & Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti) After studying anatomy, neuroscience and Māori at Otago University, she now studies clinical […]

Richard D. Bartlett

  • engineer
  • activism
  • Facilitation

Rich is one of the cofounders of Loomio. He wants to make it easy for anyone to work on meaningful […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mapping our network

July 25, 2016

Toni, Dayna and myself took a bit of time last week to map out the Lifehack network and universe. Collaboration is […]

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Value Proposition Design – Workshop Slides

  • design
  • Entrepreneur
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Value Proposition Design provides a set of tools and processes to systematically design and test value propositions and produce results. […]

Lifehack Labs 2014 - The Handbook

Lifehack Labs 2014 – The Handbook

  • Pro
  • Ninja

The Lifehack Labs Handbook is now available for anyone, not just the participants of the Lifehack Labs 2014 programme.

John Park

  • bioengineer
August 25, 2014

John is a recent graduate from the Auckland Bioengineering Institute, currently working with medical devices in the clinical trial field. […]

Chelsea Robinson

February 17, 2015 Chelsea Robinson was one of the founders of Generation Zero, she was a New Zealand Youth Delegate to the United [...]
Lifehack Labs 2014 - The Report

Lifehack Labs 2014 – The Report

  • Facilitation
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In 2014 we launched a program to go deep into improving youth wellbeing. We asked young Kiwis from all over the country […]