Hiria is here! More on her journey, speaking at TEDxWelligton and the Zero Carbon Challenge PledgeMe campaign:Read More
A bubbly and busy Hiria let's us know that the product is ready to go, she's prepping for some talks and is focusing her last week in the Zero Carbon Challenge on the PledgeMe campaign to get 200 kits to organisations.Read More
Paul and Viv cover the latest tech trends, 5G, how data has become key but then ugh use of our personal information, taxing the tech multinationals, social media disrupting MSM, Herald's paywall and supporting journalism on the web, and critical thinking.
AND, how you can support The Aunties with your unwanted hardware.Read More
On a recent Wairarapa road trip we caught up with John and Tamara at the current location of the Masterton Fab Lab, a space for them to, "equip our whole community with 21st century skills so we can all participate in the world of making with technology!"Read More
Whilst Whare Hauora has been around for 2+ years we only joined them on their journey 1 year ago ... but SO MUCH has happened in the intervening 12 months that we thought we'd have a wee celebration and a review of how far Hiria and the ever growing Whare Hauora has come ...Read More
Viv chats with Saia Mataele about what makes him tick and a wee bit about a few things he is doing in his spare time, from a social enterprise to connect Māori & Pasifika people here in Aotearoa to working on a Pacific-wide e-commerce platform - it's a wonder that he has anytime to sleep!Read More
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