Posts by Gina Rembe

A year and a bit in Lifehack — Simon

A year with Lifehack

Something of a review of time

From where it began


April 2015 feels like a long time ago, especially given how this journey has been so full and emergent. I often look back at how …

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Introducing a sixth capital: Wellbeing

Over the past two years Lifehack has been exploring and experimenting with the concept of ‘capitals’ borrowed from Zaid Hassan over at Social Labs. Since the early days we’ve been using the concept of five capitals to assess if and …

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Last day to apply for the Fellowship!

We have heard lots of excitement about Lifehack’s next iteration of the Flourishing Fellowship. But now’s the moment to match excitement with action — our last day for applications is today. 

Are you passionate about making Aotearoa a better place …

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Nick Laurence: Be mindful, make a difference

In continuing on from introducing one of 2015’s Flourishing Fellows, we’re proud to present Nick Laurence and his journey thus far. Nick joined us in July last year for the Flourishing Fellowship and has since then continued on to launch …

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Announcing the Flourishing Fellowship 2016

Lifehack is proud to announce that we will be convening an iteration of the Flourishing Fellowship this year!

Off the back of a powerful inaugural programme, we are now inviting expressions of interest from people across Aotearoa who are invested …

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Tools for enriching wellbeing in self and others

Toni and Gina attended the Youth Collaborative Hui in Christchurch last month. Not only is it a great gathering of researchers and front-line workers in the youth and wellbeing space, but it was also a good opportunity to catch up …

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Kites Codesign session

Over the past year Lifehack and Kites Trust have been sharing ideas and resources specifically around the role of design, technology and peer support in lives of young New Zealanders.


This month, Lifehack was invited to facilitate a codesign …

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The amazing humans of Christchurch

Earlier this month Toni and Gina travelled to Christchurch to participate at the Youth Collaborative Hui and catch up with old friends, while making new friends along the way.

As we listened deeply to the experiences of the various people …

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Ministry of Awesome – So. Much. Awesome.

As part of our recent trip to Christchurch, Gina and Toni had the opportunity to meet with Lauren, Erica and Catarina from the Ministry of Awesome. They also very kindly invited us to work from their co-working space during our …

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We’re coming to Christchurch!

We’re off to Christchurch this week!


Last year, Lifehack was invited to do a poster presentation at the Collaborative Trust Hui in Christchurch, this year we’re back presenting a workshop around the conference topic:

‘More than words – Extending …

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Lifehack Community Retreat – Lucy Tyndall


Reconnect – Recharge – Renew


There is much to be said for getting in a car full of strangers and driving to Ōtaki. You start conversations with people you never expected to, or wouldn’t normally get the chance …

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We have moved to Enspiral Dev Academy


This week, Lifehack moved in with Enspiral Dev Acadamy — a thriving hub of tech-related learning on Upper Cuba Street. Like us, they’re also part of  the Enspiral family and share a similar tikanga around collaboration, learning, and looking …

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