Written by former Lifehack teamie Dayna Carter
The Oro Hackathon was delivered over the weekend of 28-30 July, 2017 and was a success for all sorts of reasons. Firstly, each of the three powerful Upper Hutt based projects walked away …Read More
User personas are a powerful tool to help clarify who you’re trying to serve and how you can best help them. As a tool from the start-up, marketing and design worlds, we wanted to show you how we’ve used them …Read More
I had the privilege of attending the Collaborative Hui on the 27th and 28th of April on behalf of the Lifehack Community. It was a fantastic couple of days with hope, optimism and challenge embedded throughout.
The Hui was …Read More
Over the past six months Lifehack has been working alongside progressive and newly established Ormiston Junior College, mental health advocacy organisation Changing Minds and Auckland Libraries to co-host action-oriented learning with young people aged eleven to fifteen (Years 7-10).
This …Read More
It’s time to go full circle and share with you our learnings on youth participation over the past three years. If you’re working in youth development or you’re part of a start-up that’s building a cross-disciplinary wellbeing/mental health intervention, read …Read More
If you work with young people, you will likely know about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and have a vague idea about the practicalities of this legislation.
We teamed up with Kaitaia Constable and 2017 Flourishing Fellow, Rowena Jones, …Read More
Guest post by Paul Thompson of Upper Hutt Community Youth Trust
Why would I want to be involved in a hackathon and give up a whole weekend to help? I mean I’m busy, I have too many things on …Read More
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 …Read More
Late last year Gina wrote a Medium article about her reflections on designing place-based programmes.
Over time, both anecdotes and data tell us that our programmes have become more meaningful — whether it’s people realising the size of their own …Read More
It’s Mental Health Awareness Week at the moment. The focus this year is connecting with nature and in this post we’ll be telling you our top three reasons to get out in nature and the benefits to your wellbeing. …Read More
Mental Health Awareness Week is marked by 150 countries annually, and this week is Aotearoa’s turn!
During this week you’ll see a bunch of social media posts with the #mhawnz and we encourage you to get involved. You can check …Read More
A hundred people with a vested interested in the development of Auckland’s social enterprise scene came together at the Auckland University’s Business School to launch Social Enterprise Auckland. SEA describes itself as:
a collaborative group of social enterprises and their …Read More
Back in 2016 Toni wrote up some of their reflections on the Flourishing Fellowship programme. This medium post captures some of our thinking at the time about the role of the Fellowship in bringing together cross-sector approaches to youth wellbeing …Read More
Social Labs, you’ve probably heard us talk about them, you might have been part of one and you might also have hosted one. We’ve dug out this Medium post by the our tuakana (and ex co-lead) Sam Rye from back …Read More