“I physically felt like I was going to die”

“I physically felt like I was going to die”

 That’s a heck of a statement for anyone to make, let alone someone who has a high public profile, such as minister of the Crown. Having interacted with politicians across all parties, including Clare Curran, for many years this was a wake up call for those of us who...
Why do we hire so few interns in NZ?

Why do we hire so few interns in NZ?

Last summer, 352 interns were hired through Summer of Tech.  It sounds like a lot.  It’s really not.  Another 2,000+ students went to the trouble of creating a detailed profile, getting it reviewed, making tweaks, attending one of 85 bootcamps, turning up to our big...
It pays to stay local; Open Procurement

It pays to stay local; Open Procurement

By Chloe Gunn, from NZRise member company Catalyst. Recent events may have you thinking about how we should be focusing on investing into our economy, you may be supporting your local cafés with takeaways and buying gifts from local artists – well this approach needs...