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Relationship Building Sort Cards Set Two

By Toni Reid | October 13, 2017

Facilitation is all about bringing a group together around a shared purpose. Relationship-building is one of the foundations of effective facilitation, so it’s always handy to have a toolkit of different processes to allow people to build meaningful relationships.

Stuck …

Youth Civics Report 2015

Youth Civics

By Gina Rembe | October 13, 2017

Investigating youth civic engagement in Aotearoa New Zealand – voices of young people


Over the course of June 2015, the Lifehack team undertook a participatory approach to investigating the status of youth civic engagement in Aotearoa New Zealand from …

It’s Youth Week!

By Toni Reid | May 31, 2017


This week we are celebrating Youth Week!

Our focus is around how we can improve the systems that influence youth wellbeing.

We’ll be releasing videos that demonstrate how people across Aotearoa New Zealand have been influencing change from their …

Top 5 Reasons to Support Your People To Attend Lifehack Flourishing Fellowship

Top 5 reasons to support your people to attend the Flourishing Fellowship

By Paul McGregor | February 24, 2017

Are you a manager or decision-maker trying to decide whether to “sign off” on somebody’s participation in this year’s Flourishing Fellowship? Well – this blog post is for you.

Paul McGregor was one of our original Flourishing Fellows. Now, as …

Te Kōanga programme logo - seeds sprouting in spring

Te Kōanga is GO!

By Gina Rembe | November 21, 2015

We’re delighted to announce the launch of our new programme Te Kōanga!

Te Kōanga is a programme inspired by the energy of spring, new shoots of life, and that nervous excitement of possibility. We named it after te reo Māori …

Map of Youth Wellbeing Projects in Aotearoa

Crowdsourcing A Youth Wellbeing Map For Aotearoa

By Gina Rembe | August 7, 2015

The Problem:

We’re often asked what kinds of projects are happening in the youth wellbeing space in Aotearoa New Zealand. Often we reel off a number of the projects we’ve worked with, ones we know about through our networks, and …

Lifehack Labs - Projects & Ventures

#LifehackLabs – Introducing the Projects & Ventures!

By Gina Rembe | October 5, 2014

Lifehack Labs was our deepest program to date to discover how we might enable bright Kiwi minds to improve the wellbeing of other young Kiwis through technology.

It took the shape of a 5 week social innovation bootcamp which brought …

Christchurch gets Lifehacked!

By Gina Rembe | April 3, 2014


The LIFEHACK Weekends of 2014 took flight at the beginning of March with the aim of supporting local innovators and wellbeing causes by putting the call out to dreamers, doers and thinkers to unleash …