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Down the Road

Webstock and the BNZ Start-up Alley

Last year Jessica and I went to Webstock, New Zealand’s annual web technology conference in Wellington. We spent two days soaking up a wealth of ideas the speakers had to offer.  Webstock is an inspired event and it gets the Kiwi technology community engaged and excited. One of my favourite memories was when Tash spoke in closing […]

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A trip to the lake

Sometimes a walk around the block isn’t sufficient and we feel the need to go a long way down the road – as in 3 or 4 hours drive away! This weekend we did just that and ended up here, at the beautiful Lake Tarawera in the Central North Island: Hunkered down in a traditional kiwi bach, […]

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Telling stories

Last night James and I attended the Auckland Web Meetup, a large gathering of web professionals ranging from designers to developers. The session covered just about every aspect of web related technology you could imagine.  These meetups are becoming increasingly popular – last night alone there were 180 people in attendance with a short list […]

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Webstock 2011

The week before last Jessica and I took a few days off from development and headed a long way down the road to Wellington for New Zealand’s seminal, annual event for all things web related – Webstock! This was my first Webstock and I got the chance to take a step back from my code […]

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Paper cups

A lot of our planning happens in a small high-ceilinged meeting room. If it wasn’t for the one glass wall, it would be like working inside a lift shaft.  If I start to feel claustrophobic I opt for one of life’s little pleasures: a walk down to Revel Café to get coffee. Exiting onto the […]

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2 minutes walk from here

We are based in an extremely vibrant party of town called Karangahape Road.  Running along a ridge above downtown Auckland, ‘K’ Road’ has a very colourful history. It used to be famous only for the sex shops and nightclubs, but it has now become a hub for some of the most creative minds in Auckland. […]

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