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Designing Oro–Upper Hutt

By Gina Rembe | October 27, 2016

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 …

Lower Hutt: A Review

By Gina Rembe | August 13, 2015


Last weekend, the Lifehack community put on an event in Lower Hutt to support three wonderful local wellbeing projects. Over 50 people together across all ages came to volunteer their skills in communications, web development, graphic design, strategic thinking, …

Announcing The Lower Hutt Weekend Projects

By Gina Rembe | August 3, 2015

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be working with three awesome local community initiatives at the upcoming Lower Hutt weekend. Whether you’re into cycling, local food production, reciprocity systems, or whānau activities, there’s something for everyone. These brave individuals and …

Banner: Lower Hutt announcement

Lifehack Weekend Announced for Lower Hutt : Call for Projects & Participants

By Gina Rembe | July 21, 2015

We’re stoked to announce that we’ll be hosting a Lifehack Weekend in Lower Hutt! Join us for a weekend of collaboration, helping community projects and meeting like-minded people keen to improve youth wellbeing in Aotearoa.



Kick-off – Friday …

Hacking Life in Wellington

By Gina Rembe | November 11, 2014


Over the weekend we brought together a crack group of people who wanted to give their time and energy to 3 awesome youth causes.

On Friday night we heard from our project hosts about their hopes for the …

Lifehack Weekend in Wellington

Suggest a cause for the Wellington Lifehack weekend

By Gina Rembe | October 21, 2014

Following a bunch of Lifehack weekends around the country earlier this year, we’ve come to the conclusion it was about time for a turbo-charged weekend on our home turf in Wellington. Over the weekend of 8 & 9 November, we …

Lifehack Weekends Report 2014

By Gina Rembe | September 28, 2014

In 2014, Lifehack pioneered a new collaborative weekend event format around the country which sought to put more energy behind the youth wellbeing projects which were already showing signs of promise, but often didn’t have access to creative energy or …

LIFEHACK Northland – Fun in the Far North!

By Gina Rembe | June 30, 2014

A couple of weekends ago we had our first experience running a residential hui – all of a sudden we spend not just two very intense days with the Lifehack participants, but evenings and nights as well. Paired with a …

Weekly Roundup – 23 April – Social Innovation, Wellbeing Research, Techspiration & Startup News

By Gina Rembe | April 23, 2014

Welcome to our latest LIFEHACK Hump Day Roundup, where we bring you some quick links and inspiration from around the web focused on Social Innovation, Wellbeing Research, Techspiration & Startup News. You can contribute by getting in touch with LIFEHACK …

Hump Day Roundup – 16 April

By Gina Rembe | April 16, 2014

Welcome to our latest LIFEHACK Hump Day Roundup, where we bring you some quick links and inspiration from around the web which we’ve been reading each week. You can contribute by getting in touch with LIFEHACK if there’s something you …

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 …

FINAL CALL for Lifehack West Coast

By Gina Rembe | March 25, 2014


On Saturday 29th March (this weekend!) we kick off 48 hours of Creativity in Greymouth for a coast-wide celebration & do-athon for local causes working on wellbeing projects.

We’ve been gathering bright minds to unleash their skills on …


By Gina Rembe | March 3, 2014

Te Waipounamu is getting a second dose of Lifehacking, straight off the back of the Christchurch weekend!

SAVE THE DATE: 29 & 30 March

That’s right, in less than a month, we’ll be landing at Tai Poutini Polytechnic in Greymouth …

5 Ways To Become A Developer

By Gina Rembe | February 14, 2014

We’re constantly asked ‘How do I develop an app?’ or ‘How can I build a website?’ by people who have fantastic ideas for Wellbeing technology but don’t know any developers.

With the explosion of mobile & desktop tech, the recognition …


By Gina Rembe | February 4, 2014

LIFEHACK is coming to Christchurch on 28 February to unleash some creativity!

We’re soon to announce our full events calendar for the year which will take us beyond the main centres for the first time, but there’s so many creative …

Life Beyond LIFEHACK – Nive Sharat Chandran

By Gina Rembe | February 4, 2014

It’s been a little over nine months since I was part of the Lifehack weekend in Auckland. We were all given one task for the weekend – to come with creative and innovative technological solutions to tackle youth mental illness …

Christchurch: Save The Date – 1 & 2 March!

By Gina Rembe | January 27, 2014

Start Your Engines, we’re returning to Christchurch!

We’re very excited to announce we’ll be announcing our full year’s event calendar soon, but in the meantime here’s a quick note to let those of you in the Garden City know we’ll …

The Lifehacker Co-Founder Journey – Part I

By Gina Rembe | November 6, 2013

It’s been an industrious winter for the LIFEHACK team, though you may not have heard too much of what we’ve been up to. As part of our vision for LIFEHACK, we needed to take the awesome outcomes from the events …