We're committed to sharing the best of our knowledge, insights, and building a library of resources to help you improve youth wellbeing even if you're not able to make it to one of our events or longer programs.

Impact Model

Over several months at the end of 2016 we developed a comprehensive Impact Model for Lifehack. 

It helps to consolidate and share what we’ve learnt between 2013 and 2016 about how an innovation initiative like Lifehack creates and tracks impact. …

Wellbeing Plans

The purpose of these plans have been for the team to reflect on what things are like when things are great and then explore what stress looks like. Most importantly: what are the important steps to take when things aren’t …

Ngā Uri Ō – Descendants of

Ngā Uri Ō is a resource Lifehack uses when working with people regardless of the size of group. Relationships with people is centre to our work.

Wai in Māori means water. In our current prototype above, you will see we …

Facilitator’s Guide & Worksheets: Everyday Wellbeing Design Challenge

 

In 2015 we ran a design challenge to promote everyday wellbeing, in collaboration with Massey University.

Having recognised the value of the students gaining a creative insight into wellbeing frameworks such as 5 Ways To Wellbeing and Te Whare …

Everyday Wellbeing Design Challenge (report)

What would happen if we took 290 students studying a third year design paper, and focused the brief on Everyday Wellbeing?

In late 2015, the Lifehack crew teamed up with Massey University’s School of Design, to do something different with …

Flourishing Fellowship Report

 

The Flourishing Fellowship was Lifehack’s latest experiment in supporting social innovation to improve the wellbeing of young kiwis. It works by building a community of highly skilled champions who support one another in accelerating youth-wellbeing-related work throughout the country.…

Lifehack CoDesign Guide

Lifehack CoDesign Guide

 

We’ve just finished our CoDesign guide! Inside you’ll find out all about how we work with people to create our programmes and events.

Codesign incorporates Lifehack’s two favourite methodologies: working alongside people (not for them) and …

Lifehack Impact Report

Lifehack has been busy evaluating over the last two years!

Lately we’ve been evaluating our programmes and interventions into the wellbeing and mental health of young people across Aotearoa, New Zealand.

After carefully taking a look at the data and …

Lifehack Labs 2014 : Final Impact Report

In 2014, we undertook our most intensive programme yet, with a 5 week, full time bootcamp for 20 young people from around Aotearoa New Zealand.

We called it Lifehack Labs.

This is the story of what happened since…

International research …

Designing a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

MVP Design Ebook

Designing Technology products and services has come on leaps and bounds in the last 10 years.

Minimum Viable Products (MVP) were popularised by Lean Startup and other technology entrepreneurs, as a way to design and build products which weren’t a …