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Gender Equality as a Catalyst for Change: Reflections from our International Women's Day event

Gender equality is a fundamental human right - and one that holds the key to unlocking the full potential of individuals, communities, and societies.Each year, International Women's Day represents an opportunity for us all to take action, dismantle barriers, challenge biases, and create gender-equal environments where everyone can thrive.In the lead-up to this year's International Women's Day, Impact Hub Waikato was thrilled to join forces with the YWCA of Hamilton, to host an interactive event,...

March 14, 2024

The triple bottom line: meet David

Have you ever considered how we could better enable charitable enterprises to do good in the world, while reducing reliance on grants and financial assistance?  David Waine has - and as the founder of Matley - an impact-focused accountancy firm, this is something he's actively working towards. We're currently helping David amplify his impact through our entrepreneurial accelerator programme - Accelerate Regional. Recently, we chatted with him about his experience in the programme,...

July 21, 2022

Sweet as can bee: meet Hannah

There's nothing like the sweet taste of honey - and Hannah and Rory O'Brien know that better than anyone else. Since 2016, the pair have been producing, sourcing, and processing some of the rarest honeys in the world from hard to reach places in our untouched native forests, through their award-winning ethical and sustainable impact enterprise, Hunt and Gather Bee Co. Hannah is currently participating in our entrepreneurial accelerator, Accelerate Regional - and recently, we chatted ab...

July 21, 2022

Using film as a tool for change: meet Rowena

Fuelled by her mission to elevate the voices and stories of marginalised groups, Rowena Bahl founded youtopi - a streaming platform dedicated to tackling social and environmental issues.  Rowena is part of our entrepreneurial accelerator programme - Accelerate Regional. Recently, we chatted with her about her experience in the programme, plus her journey as an impact entrepreneur....

July 21, 2022

Plastic Free July: Hacks for the Office

Plastic free might seem like a daunting journey to embark upon, as plastic is everywhere!  However, with these small hacks, our Director Emma Sinclair (low waste-junkie and Plastic Free July veteran) gives some tips on how you can make it easy at work....

July 15, 2022

Priority and Productivity Hacks

Productivity. It’s such a buzzword at the moment, and we all want more of it, right? Here at Impact Hub, although we are advocates for balance and not always going with the rat-race mentality of overachieving, we also know that some days (weeks), we just need to get sh*t DONE!  Our Director of Community Emma Sinclair is a productivity-nerd, and has tried and tested many methods to achieve optimal productivity for herself and the teams she has led. Here’s what she has to say about it.&nb...

January 20, 2022

Exercise and the Entrepreneur

Recognise this scenario? You know you should be moving your body more, but your business baby is taking all the time and energy you have available to give. Our Director of Community - Emma Sinclair, has a degree in Human Nutrition and Exercise Physiology up her sleeve, and as an experienced entrepreneur, she recognises the pitfalls of modern working. Read on to find some practical tips and tricks for overcoming hurdles and getting your body moving....

January 12, 2022

Impact Drinks

Impact Hub hosts Impact Drinks every two months, where likeminded people, with a heart for impact in their businesses and in the world, come together, enjoy some casual drinks and nibbles. What is the idea behind Impact Drinks?There are lots of networking groups here in Hamilton, however there isn't really a group who have a solid focus on impact and social enterprise. Here at Impact Hub Waikato, we're enjoying seeing this growing community of Impact entrepreneurs come together and rub shoulders...

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