Andrew has been working in tech for a while including embedded systems, navigation tools, and at NZTA. Aaaaad at an NZTA-run hackathon that Andrew met Walter and then on to an actual Voluntarily hackathon before both joining the company.Read More
Sean Audain works at the Wellington City Council and has been a civil servant in one manner or another all his professional life ... wait, wait, come back, this is NOT boring!
This is a story of many things, open data, smart cities, guiding others through red tape, and compassion for the startup but most of all this is a story that is in no way finished.Read More
Rochelle Stewart-Allen and Wael Aldroubi are looking to bring together 50 devs, designers, lived experiences, and problem solvers to tackle the issues refugees to New Zealand have on entering and settling into Aotearoa.Read More
A small and chilly catch up with some of the #WellyTech community as we discuss:
Who would you like to see / hear from at the September WLG-X Festival?
#WellyTech event, what should we do with it?
The pot of event sponsor $ isn't growing, but we have more and more 'community'events - too many?
As we get to the pointy end of starting up we here again from Hiria as she comes to grips with the makeup of the Whare Hauora ‘vehicle’, the challenges of going it alone, and advice she would want love all those looking to make a company would hear.Read More
Aleisha Amohia has already achieved more than … YOU! No, seriously, final year of University; jump started a very successful women in tech club; an actual job contributing to a massively popular open source project; finalist in NZ Hi-Tech Awards …
Listen in and find out how Aleisha manages it all.Read More
A double session from Hiria as we catch up on the goings on with Whare Hauora, it’s investment journey, the deal with the PledgeMe backers and their sensors, how China’s working out, and HOW YOU CAN HELP!Read More
It's hard being a startup in New Zealand, it's even harder being a social enterprise and looking for social investment $. It's a big maunga to climb, but Hiria and her corporate background has more than a start upon the journey ...Read More
With the change in System Error format we we have a concise discussion around the following subjects:
Use of VR in the new Johnsonville library design / training
Taking time off the phones, and how
Can tech events demand MSM cover them?
Hiria explains to Mike and Raj how Whare Hauora is now on a stable footing with technical and manufacturing partners in place ready for the New Zealand winter. Oh, and the episode title? - Hiria looks back and gives advice to startups going through their first year or so.Read More
Viv chats with Neal Richardson at SparkOne. Spark’s annual unconference. What is an unconference you say? Well, sit back, relax and find out all about Spark, SparkOne and what makes Neal tick.Read More