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10 Fun Things To Do At Home This Weekend

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22 October 2021

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21 mins to read

The long weekend is coming, but the weather in Tāmaki Makaurau is not looking promising. There is not much we can do about that, but we can inspire you with...

Jayden Klinac- Winner of the Impact Award for Climate 2020!

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1 December 2020

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5 mins to read

Five inspiring young New Zealanders each took a share of the $25K in prizes for The Impact Awards across five major categories – climate, enterprise, global, inclusion, and wellbeing. This...

Good for Goose…

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6 October 2020

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5 mins to read

As kiwis settle into staying home, shopping continues – now via e-commerce. It is not surprising then that GridAKL residents Goose are experiencing strong growth as a direct result of...

Pou Whakairo finds it’s home at Startup Hub – GridAKL / John Lysaght

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18 August 2020

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4 mins to read

This stunning pou was commissioned by Whaotapu and carved in the Museum of Auckland in 2015 . It is Waka maumahara, a design usually used for a memorial post for...

2020 A new narrative-‘Narrative Muse’ are listening and growing

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23 July 2020

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28 mins to read

  2020 will go down in history as possibly the most turbulent year in modern memory – a global pandemic, widespread climate change protests, the Black Lives Matter revolution- a...

Ngahere Communities – a values-driven Manukau movement

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14 July 2020

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23 mins to read

There’s an abundance of creative talent bubbling and toiling away out in South Auckland- it is home to a host of social media royalty; You Tubers, Instagrammers, Podcast Producers, Content...

StartUp ‘Go with Tourism’ pivots during global crisis

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8 July 2020

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15 mins to read

Despite warnings flooding in from countries around the world, no-one was fully prepared for the Covid-19 pandemic to literally shut New Zealand down mid-March 2020. Doors closed, streets deserted, whole...

Founders’ Chat with AdHoc – Finding Your Product-Market Fit

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7 November 2019

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16 mins to read

Finding a product-market fit is the elusive sweet spot every startup founder is looking to hit. It is the degree to which a product satisfies a strong market demand, often...

The Art Of… Managing Your Cashflow

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31 October 2019

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10 mins to read

When you ask a founder what their biggest concern is, most of them will likely mention cashflow.  Many startups have folded in their early days because they’ve run out of...

Founders’ Chat with Alex McCall – How To Conduct User Testing

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16 October 2019

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14 mins to read

Founders’ Chat is a series where we share the entrepreneurial journey of founders from the GridAKL start-up hub.   User testing, also known as usability testing, is a process of identifying users’ biggest problems...

The Art of…Reducing Your E-Waste

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13 September 2019

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9 mins to read

When you work in technology, there’s often a reason to be buying a new electronic device, whether you’re investing in a new gadget, replacing a monitor that’s stopped working, or...

Community Collaborators: Ragequit X Crunch and Flourish 

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21 August 2019

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11 mins to read

Community Collaborators is a new blog series, where we hear from companies at GridAKL working together on exciting projects.     When you’re setting up your own business, it’s easy to get absorbed...