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Stuff – Dec 2022

Prisoners turned programmers create platform to help whānau send clothes inside

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Govtech Accelerator cohort on stage at the innovation showcase

NZ Entrepreneur – Nov 2022

Founder Q&A Eight360

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Stuff – Oct 2022

Women are driving change in New Zealand’s innovation space

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Stuff – Aug 2022

How to make brands like Kiwibank and Datacom appeal to youth

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three young innovators pitching their idea at the Wellington Innovation Hack showcase

Stuff – Mar 2022

Climate incubator announces the 10 teams with planet-saving ideas it’s backing this year

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Startup founder presenting in front of crowd

Stuff – Feb 2022

Wonky Box: The local subscription box saving food from landfill, delivering leftover lettuce and crooked carrots to your door

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Wonky box founders holding tray of fruit and vegetables

RNZ – Feb 2022

Should we be teaching innovation in school?

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Colin Kenned sitting down while presenting at Dubai Expo 2021

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  • Stuff: Wellington’s ideas factory is the capital’s ‘best-kept secret’.
  • NZ Herald: Wellington cannot achieve carbon targets unless sludge is removed from landfill
  • Stuff: Westpac announces $375k over three years to solve NZ Inc issues through GovTech.
  • ReNews: 96% of rangatahi want innovation to be taught in schools
  • RNZ: The Cleanery: creating eco cleaning products that work
  • Dominion Post: Wellington can be a leader in public sector innovation but it’s going to take creativity and a startup mindset
  • Stuff: Initiative creates platform to highlight barriers some whānau experience in social sector
  • The Manila Times: ARTA, NZ sign ease of doing business pact
  • Daily Post Vanuatu: Co-Designing support towards Vanuatu’s future secondary education