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Flourishing Fellowship Report download March 2016

Flourishing Fellowship Report

  The Flourishing Fellowship was Lifehack’s latest experiment in supporting social innovation to improve the wellbeing of young kiwis. It […]

Simon Jarvis

August 6, 2015 Simon is a multi-disciplinary designer with a background in product/industrial design, digital media, communications, and business. A strong interest in [...]

Michael Smith: At the intersection: reflections from three years at the intersection

June 28, 2016

Michael was a participant on our Lifehack Labs programme in 2014. Below is a story captured about his journey along […]

Free Resource - Experiments, Prototypes & MVP's

eBook: Experiments, Prototypes & MVP’s

  • Entrepreneur
  • Creative
  • Ninja
  • Newbie

Experiments are a method to generate the currency of entrepreneurship – learning. But how do they relate to Prototypes and […]

Flourishing Fellowship – Applications Closed

June 1, 2016

  We have received a resounding response from people up and down the country who want to work on improving […]

Rediscovering roots: Christina Leef on weaving our stories

June 28, 2016

He uri tēnei ō Te Rarawa Ko Panguru tōku māunga Ko Hokianga tōku moana Ko Waihou tōku awa Ko Nuku […]

Chris Jupp

  • Social Justice
August 16, 2014

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

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Value Proposition Design – Workshop Slides

  • design
  • Entrepreneur
  • Creative
  • Pro
  • Ninja
  • Newbie

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

Zoe Deans

  • Front end design
  • Environmental Activism
  • graphic design
  • Photography
September 12, 2014

Zoe does things like: graphic design, front-end design, illustration, biscuit baking, placard painting, environmental activism, horse wrangling, op shopping, hill […]

Jamie Emery

  • Do-er
  • Problem Solver
  • Realist
September 26, 2014

Hailing from beautiful Taipa in Northland, Jamie is a mother of four and has a strong passion for helping solve problems in […]

Dayna Carter

August 31, 2015 People, esp kanohi ki te kanohi (face to face) is a huge part of Dayna’s life, a passion she brings [...]

Introducing a sixth capital: Wellbeing

  • Pro
  • Ninja
  • Newbie
June 12, 2016

Over the past two years Lifehack has been exploring and experimenting with the concept of ‘capitals’ borrowed from Zaid Hassan […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

A year and a bit in Lifehack — Simon

June 30, 2016

A year with Lifehack Something of a review of time From where it began   April 2015 feels like a […]

Nate Mitchell

  • Video
  • Adventures
  • Photography
September 15, 2014

After semi-successfully running media company ‘Adventure Artists’ for the last 3 years, Nate decided it’s time to get serious and learn from other […]