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

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

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 …

Fellowship applications are open—help us find great humans and be rewarded!

Fellowship applications are open—help us find great humans and be rewarded!

As you may have read on social media, applications for our flagship programme the Flourishing Fellowship are currently open. The three-month part-time programme combines professional and personal development for those in the youth workforce (this is the youth workforce in …

Working with our young people: reflections on Oro from Mike Ryan, Director Community Services, Upper Hutt City Council

Working with our young people: reflections on Oro from Mike Ryan, Director Community Services, Upper Hutt City Council

Mike Ryan, Director Community Services at Upper Hutt City Council has written this guest post on Oro, Lifehack’s most recent place-based collaboration based in Upper Hutt. In it Mike shares his reflections on the development and benefits of the programme, …

Oro: Final hui and programme celebration evening

Oro: Final hui and programme celebration evening

Over the past two months the Lifehack team has been running a programme in Upper Hutt called Oro, which focuses on mobilising the local community around a series of local initiatives and igniting localised cross-sector collaboration. This blog post is …

Lifehack Weekend – Oro Upper Hutt

Lifehack Weekend – Oro Upper Hutt

On 11 November 2016, around 15 people over the weekend came together to support the Oro whānau in their aspirations to develop existing and build new wellbeing initiatives that are co-designed with young people of Upper Hutt.

This weekend event …

Six months on – Youthline and Sovereign

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Earlier this year we set off on a project with Sovereign Insurance and Youthline Manukau. The idea was to augment the existing community partnership between the two organisations, while synchronously improving the wellbeing of young people through support services offered …

Gina Rembe: Designing place-based programmes (Throwback to November 2016)

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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 …

Oro–Upper Hutt Programme has begun

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Our new programme, Oro, kicked off two weekends ago. And what a weekend it was!

We were joined by twenty five people, all whom had deep personal or professional connections to Upper Hutt. We couldn’t have done this without support …

Designing Oro–Upper Hutt

Designing Oro–Upper Hutt

Below are some five lessons from working at the intersection—and how we integrated those in our newest programme Oro.

Lifehack has been experimenting with different programme shapes and intensities since early in 2014. This has resulted in us running online …

Sovereign’s Clark Todd: Building on trust and potential

Sovereign’s Clark Todd: Building on trust and potential

The following is a guest post by Clark Todd, Head of Corporate Responsibility at Sovereign Insurance.

A corporate funded social innovation project can help to make a positive change to a community or not for profits that need support. It …

PARTICIPANT’S REFLECTION ON THE FELLOWSHIP SO FAR: CAROLYN TAUEKI-STOTT

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Carolyn Taueki-Stott – Flourishing Fellow 2016

I didn’t have any idea what to expect walking in to the Yurt on the first day. Although it was a beautiful, clear Wellington afternoon, there was a slight chill in the air…the sort …

Introducing a sixth capital: Wellbeing

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 …

Toni Reid: Reflections on the Flourishing Fellowship (Throwback to 2016)

Toni Reid: Reflections on FF

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 …

Flourishing Fellowship – Applications Closed

Flourishing Fellowship – Applications Closed

 

We have received a resounding response from people up and down the country who want to work on improving the lives of young kiwis.

A big thanks to everyone who spread the word via Twitter, Facebook, email and through …

Last day to apply for the Fellowship!

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 …

Experimenting with placing financial value on experiences

Experimenting with placing financial value on experiences

You may have read or seen that Lifehack are on the lookout for the next generation of Flourishing Fellows. Similarly to last year, Lifehack are looking for up to twenty-five people from around Aotearoa to convene around the topic of …

Announcing the Flourishing Fellowship 2016

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 …

Adventures with Youthline and Sovereign

Adventures with Youthline and Sovereign

Over the past three months Youthline, Sovereign and Lifehack have been working together to improve the volunteer experience at the Manukau branch.

Late in April, we all came together to build further insights around how volunteers experience their time at …

Kites Codesign session

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 …

Youthline Manukau & Sovereign Mahi: Tuarua – Christina Leef

Youthline Manukau & Sovereign- Tuarua

I was asked to put together a piece around cultural tikanga which involved me exploring the different cultures that make up the South Auckland community to carve out a piece of work to house all the different customs within each …