Access Granted NZ

227 EpisodesProduced by Access Granted NZ

New Zealand tech, media, & startup podcast hosted by Mike Riversdale, Raj Khushal, Vivian Chandra, and others. Hosts of #WellyTech

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Harper Reed - Morality in code

March 20th, 2019

32:47

Martin Krafft - Online identity without blockchain theatre

March 18th, 2019

38:55

Martin Krafft reached out to us late in 2018 during a Twitter conversation around "GDPR" and was keen to have a yarn about that plus online identification ... and of course we said, "Come on in!" ... and now you can …

Open Data Day, Wellington 2019

March 14th, 2019

19:32

At the start of March worldwide many people came together to celebrate 'open data' and unlock the value hidden within. Here in New Zealand we were first amongst many with events in Dunedin Christchurch, and Wellington.

#WiDSWellington Event Day

March 11th, 2019

1:23:14

Note: you should also listen to part 1 and part 2 of the #WiDSWellington 2019 Speaker series.

The day of the event and we got to catch-up with a …

Healthy Homes Hikoi - Dubai calling

March 7th, 2019

11:08

"Hiria Te Rangi - 1 March at 13:54 ·

HOLY WHAT!! Whare hauora, got through to round 2 out of almost 7000 organisations!!!

WOW ...so I might be going to Dubai.."

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The …

WiDS Wellington speakers (pt 2) - Online to the world

March 5th, 2019

33:24

Healthy Homes Hikoi - Just give me money

February 28th, 2019

16:51

Moved to local Wellington cult beer bar, Hashiho Zake, to find out from Hiria that the PledgeMe products are being tested, that getting $ for social …

aurynn shaw - Pulling my content

February 28th, 2019

38:36

APOLOGIES - on our quest to find the perfect 'quiet' bar to record within we tried Rogue & Vagabond (way too loud), and ended up at HUSK which wasn't too bad ... but still.

Have no fear though, because aurynn …

WiDS Wellington speakers (pt 1) - Talking to the Wizards of Data Science

February 25th, 2019

29:41

Healthy Homes Hikoi - Know the size of the maunga

February 22nd, 2019

16:54

It's hard being a startup in New Zealand, it's even harder being a social enterprise and looking for social investment $. It's a big maunga to climb, but Hiria and her corporate background has more than a start upon the …

Rob Boyle - Love scripting in Sweden

February 18th, 2019

49:33

A little bit of nepotism never did anyone any harm … no? If you went by Rob Boyle’s surname* you’d not know he was our very own Mike’s younger brother who, during his Christmas / New Year visit to New Zealand took the …

System Error - Summer Time

February 14th, 2019

23:37

Bob Weir - Why Businesses Fail (WIN A COPY)

February 12th, 2019

31:20

Rebecca Caroe, in Auckland, has a chat with Bob Weir around how, why, and who should read his new book, "Why Businesses Fail" - and if you don't hear …

Kate Kolich + Mary-Ellen Gordon: WiDS 2019 (9th March, Wellington)

February 10th, 2019

14:12

We had a brief chat with Kate Kolich and Mary-Ellen Gordon, the co-organisers of WiDS Wellington (Women In Data Science) being held at Wellington’s …

Healthy Homes Hikoi - Trust your gut

February 7th, 2019

12:58

Despite a bumpy 2018 with a lot of changes Hiria explains to Mike and Raj how Whare Hauora is now on a stable footing with technical and manufacturing partners in place … all that needs to happen is investment and …

Neal Richardson - The humans behind the big machine

February 4th, 2019

32:59

A cracking chat between Neal Richardson and Viv at the SparkOne annual event (Spark's "unconference") late in 2018.

They cover what an unconference is, where the SparkOne version came from, and the best parts of running …

aurryn shaw - dismantle our org charts

January 29th, 2019

41:27

aurynn’s back, aurynn shaw is back in the AG house, and we couldn’t be happier.

When aurynn speaks there is always gold, especially around the culture …

Healthy Homes Hikoi – Hiria's 2018 wrap up

January 28th, 2019

20:03

Hiria catches us all up with her 2018 wrap up - so much has happened and SO much to come.

We at Access Granted NZ would like to thank Hiria for …

Happy Christmas from Mike & Raj

December 24th, 2018

1:58

A SEASONAL THANK YOU AND TO ALL OUR LISTENERS

And a massive shout out to all involved with Access Granted NZ during 2018 - #TechWeekNZ crew, Viv + …

The year that was 2018

December 18th, 2018

21:38

Mike and Raj run through their highlights of 2018 and take the hard road of choosing their monthly favourite episodes (which is highly likely not to be the same as yours).

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR LISTENERS, you are the …

Liz Maguire - Human centred design

December 17th, 2018

29:39

Liz Maguire is the Head of Digital and Transformation at ANZ and she is clear banks are not the old fashioned fuddy duddies we think they are.

We …

Vivian Chandra + co-founders - Your tech union

December 12th, 2018

31:43

As an example of our team being hard working people with day jobs, families, and other community and tech adventures, just check out this podcast from Viv who introduces and talks through the newly launched Aotearoa …

Kristen Lunman + Natalie Ferguson are obnoxiously happy

December 10th, 2018

42:07

There’s no more fun to had than watching Kristen and Natalie explain to Mike how his view of money is both typical for New Zealand and one that’s …

Healthy Homes Hikoi - From behind the great firewall

December 2nd, 2018

9:35

Sorry about the delay in getting Hiria's report from behind the great firewall of China to you - totally our fault. So without further ado, get Hiria …

Charlotte Hinton - Agile, the ongoing party

November 26th, 2018

32:13

We've been after Charlotte for quite some time and we finally managed to get some time in her diary to chat all things agile, her work at Te Papa, what she's doing in the government's Service Innovation Lab (everyone …

#WellyTech 2018 – David Perks and Dorien Vermaas (WellingtonNZ)

November 22nd, 2018

13:35

The #WellyTech event doesn't happen without partners standing next to us and making it happen. We are honoured to hear from David Perks and Dorien Vermaas.

David is heading up this large team for WellingtonNZ to help …

#WellyTech 2018 – Andreas Spanner (Chief Architect Australia & New Zealand, Red Hat)

November 21st, 2018

20:01

The #WellyTech event doesn't happen without partners standing next to us and making it happen. We are honoured to hear from Andreas Spanner, Chief Architect Australia & New Zealand, Red Hat.

Andreas is leading Red …

#WellyTech 2018 – Colin Brown (Tribe Lead Network Evolution at Spark)

November 20th, 2018

10:59

The #WellyTech event doesn't happen without partners standing next to us and making it happen. We are honoured to hear from Colin Brown, Tribe Lead …

#WellyTech 2018 – Liz MacPherson (CEO Stats NZ, Government Statistician, and Chief Data Steward)

November 20th, 2018

12:04

The #WellyTech event doesn't happen without partners standing next to us and making it happen. We are honoured to hear from Liz MacPherson, CEO Stats NZ, Government Statistician, and Chief Data Steward.

Liz joined the …

Healthy Homes Hikoi - We're growing up

November 18th, 2018

9:18

Changes in the ownership, trip to China to talk tech suppliers, having a consumer-ready version and a community focused one. It’s all go with Hiria and Whare Hauora and there is much more to hear …

Rebecca Caroe - It does what it says on the tin

November 12th, 2018

40:32

It was with absolute pleasure that Mike caught up with Rebecca Caroe, long time listener and supporter of the show. Rebecca runs her own marketing …

Katie Brown - It's the sentiment that counts

November 5th, 2018

22:33

Katie Brown, from her own company brilliantly named Katie Brown Thinks, was at the forefront of social media use within the New Zealand government …

Healthy Homes Hikoi - Turning over a new leaf

November 1st, 2018

19:51

Hear how Ackama (previously Rabid Technology) are now the technology partner and the on-going discussions, learning, and fun with Chinese …

Adrian Owen - Make time for YOU

October 29th, 2018

32:07

Adrian Owen was a big man, like a BIG man. After working in the design world for some years, (alongside Raj as it happens) he noticed that he was gaining weight at an exponential rate which only came to a stop when he …

Healthy Homes Hikoi - Ako Mandarin

October 26th, 2018

16:06

News: Whare Hauora won a 2018 New Zealand Open Source Award, the People’s Choice - go Hiria!!!!

Hiria tells us about the challenges of finding a manufacturer, the change in ownership, and some updates on delivery dates …

Jim Boutcher – Guerrilla Giving

October 23rd, 2018

36:21

Jim Boutcher is mild mannered data nerd by day helping to keep you money safe from the nasty people around the world that want to take it out of the banks ... he does this by being neck deep in data and databases, this …

Ben Gracewood - I've always been about no bullshit

October 15th, 2018

33:12

Ben Gracewood is a stalwart of the New Zealand tech scene having worked his way through development, TV punditry, manager, event organiser, and all through it he has held his principles in front and his head high.

We …

Healthy Homes Hikoi - You either get it right (1st time) or you'll fuck it up

October 14th, 2018

20:22

Hiria's back with her weekly Whare Hauora catch up, and whilst it's fun, exciting, and definitely a rush running a startup there are times when it's …

James Macnee - Giving People Direction

October 9th, 2018

42:26

James Macnee lives in the idyllic north of New Zealand where he is a consultant in the tech world designing systems that enable rapid delivery while …

Healthy Homes Hikoi - Changes And Impacts!

October 4th, 2018

11:54

Keeping up with Hiria as the Whare Hauora journey continues with partnerships, agreements, terms, and the potential to ‘go public’ with some sort of social enterprise … listen to this space.

Oh, and Hiria is “all in”: …

Sarah Bickerton - Kindred Spirits

October 4th, 2018

54:51

We welcome not just Sarah Bickerton (PhD Candidate, Tutor, and Research Assistant at Victoria University of Wellington) to the podcast but our co-host Vivian Chandra and her first recording ... and it was a meeting of …

Tony McDonald + John Weaver - Outsourcing The Stress

October 1st, 2018

42:04

Tony McDonald (CEO) and John Weaver (GM) of McDonald's IT joined us for a run through the many facets of their company - from offering transition to …

System Error - The Safe Word Is Cacau

September 27th, 2018

39:52

People, they talk, mostly about tech stuff but not always - it's all about the community and letting them have their voice, and so we do ... enjoy (if you can).

Heads-up: Raj and Mike are likely to change the format of …

Christina Bellis + Catarina Gutierrez - Make Money & Do Good, Whaaaa?

September 25th, 2018

46:33

The definition of a “social enterprise” is one that, here in New Zealand, is very woolly at the edges however Thankyou Payroll are old hands at being …

Healthy Homes Hikoi - It Wasn't The Sensor, It Was Me

September 24th, 2018

21:44

Hiria is back from the west coast of the USA and has many a tale to tell - no least how she has re-found her mojo thanks to all the amazing start-up people she met. And thanks to her focus on her startup she takes us …

Mobile Refresh 2018

September 19th, 2018

1:08:49

Chats with nearly all the 2018 Mobile Refresh speakers and organisers during the conference held in Wellington on 7th September. This was the third annual conference that sees itself growing and growing - don’t miss out …

Conrad Johnston - Hanging Out On A Space Station Above NZ

September 18th, 2018

44:49

Conrad Johnston or Queen Olivia St Redfern, two amazing people in the same body and he has a lot to tell you.

From the start-ups, the early partying, the change of life, and the social media explosion, he has lessons to …

Nat Dudley - Accidental Designer

September 10th, 2018

36:24

Nat Dudley launched her UX career in a queue at Auckland's annual Gather event ... actually it started even earlier with a random conversation in a bar. From these events Nat has emerged as one of the countries top UX …

Healthy Homes Hikoi - Walking The Hard Path

September 10th, 2018

8:07

We receive an update from Hiria as she traipses the West Coast of America in search of knowledge, connections, and investment ... 

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The Whare Hauora update is brought …

Andrew Mayfield - Don't send this podcast to the shareholders

September 4th, 2018

39:52

Andrew Mayfield (or "Andrew Fantastic", it's not a drag name) loves creating and measuring impact as he discusses Optimal Workshop and how they are "growing at the speed of revenue".

Andrew has a range of advice for …

Healthy Homes Hikoi - Open Source People Are Bad A$$!

September 2nd, 2018

15:52

Hiria outlines new organisations wanting to use/trial the sensors, but many of them are siloed and Hiria wants to connect the right parts/people together ... the work continues.

The team are working on showing what you …

Nicole Ferguson - Research At The Speed Of Thought

August 28th, 2018

46:36

Nicole Ferguson is the CEO at Research and Education Network New Zealand (REANNZ) which provides leading edge services for our country’s top …

Healthy Homes Hikoi - Learn, Adapt, Persevere, Repeat

August 26th, 2018

21:42

Philip Fierlinger - Put Your Head Down And Do It

August 20th, 2018

50:51

Philip Fierlinger has worked amongst the "gods of Silicon Valley".

Raj and Philip have a fascinating run through Philip's design life, from the early days in film, before his design love took over,. They discuss design, …

Rohan Wakefield - An Exquisite Livelihood For All

August 13th, 2018

37:11

We have met many people that are driven by passion, a deep desire to change the world for the best, and yet we have never met someone quite like Rohan Wakefield.

Rohan, and all the team at Enspiral Dev Academy, have, for …

Healthy Homes Hikoi - Thriving On The Chaos

August 13th, 2018

10:29

With Hiria in all parts of the country drumming up support from individuals, corporates, and the healthy industry we had to jump onto a quick Google Meet to catch up.

Some big learnings (maybe even a pivot), some new …

Priscilla Loong - Activating Mahuki & Dumpster Diving For Paper

August 6th, 2018

37:05

Priscilla Loong is the Activation Manager at Te Papa's STEM accelerator, Mahuki. Having kicked off a cracking startup, The Misprint Co , from a Startup Weekend Priscilla has been ensuring the health wealth, and well …

Healthy Homes Hikoi - Thunderbirds Are Go!

August 5th, 2018

14:46

PledgeMe project is kicking in, a few weeks to go so please please support this amazing charity - simply go to the project page, "Sensors that tell you when your home is making you sick". As the project runs questions …

Simon Che de Boer - Encapsulating Reality

July 31st, 2018

34:08

Simon Che de Boer is a rockstar ... no, not because he looks like one, but he truly is in the world of virtual reality. His self-taught techniques, …

System Error - Test Your Bias On Tinder

July 25th, 2018

1:00:54

Wow, a packed System Error recording this week with Raj hosting Deborah Robb, Kay Jones, and Kowhai Montgomery as they all gathered around a table at …

Chris Desmond - Take Comfort In The Uncomfortable

July 23rd, 2018

35:50

In our second crossover podcast we find out why Chris Desmond runs his "Uncomfortable Is OK" podcast, what it means to be a new Dad (uncomfortable?) and how easy, or not, it was to get into podcasting when not a techie …

Healthy Homes Hikoi - Aotearoa, Are You With Us?

July 23rd, 2018

9:48

Paul Ramsay - Cutting Code With Equinox

July 16th, 2018

37:19

Paul Ramsay is co-founder and director of the NZ-owned consultancy firm Equinox, a day-to-day hands-on worker bee, and one of the few true gentlemen …

Healthy Homes Hikoi - Sensors, Workshops & PledgeMe!

July 16th, 2018

13:53

Hiria Te Rangi's weekly Whare Hauora catch up and she discusses the partnerships the charity is making, especially getting the sensors nationwide.

Hiria also discusses and sharing of data with such organisations as …

Edwina Mistry - Cultivating Diversity In Tech

July 10th, 2018

47:38

Edwina Mistry has an origin story that has given her the worldview that women can do anything (as they can). From her coding days, to her managerial and directorship times she now concentrates her efforts on ensuring …

Healthy Homes Hikoi - Starting A Start-up For Good

July 8th, 2018

16:57

Welcome to Hiria Te Terangi, Kaiwhakahaere at Whare Hauora, and her inaugural weekly update on running a startup. Each Monday we'll have a quick catch up with Hiria to see how the product, the charity Whare Hauora, and …

Michael Gregg - Donkey Deep In VR

July 3rd, 2018

51:55

Michael Gregg, a man of many stories and we are lucky enough to hear a lot of them in today's episode. With Michael's recent-ish move into the VR/AR world, based upon a deep desire of many years ago, we hear about the …

Laura Keown - B Side Stories

June 25th, 2018

32:23

As part of sharing the Wellington podcast love here is our crossover recording with Laura Keown who graciously hosted us at the Wellington Access Radio studios where she produces the weekly B Side Stories.

"Stories from …

Hiria Te Rangi - Slap You With Science

June 18th, 2018

48:31

Together with Brenda Wallace and Amber Craig, Hiria Te Rangi have created Whare Hauora with one mission and one mission only, "An Aotearoa, where your home, does not make you sick."

It started a few years ago and we are …

Maddy King and Mārama – VR In Space (#ais2018)

June 18th, 2018

36:16

It took 24 hours for 10 teams competing in the first ever international ActInSpace hackathon to come together, produce a thing and pitch before an esteemed set of judges ... and they did it!

Te Mārama won first prize, a …

Maru Nihoniho – The Cube Journey

June 11th, 2018

49:09

Maru Nihoniho chats around her passion for storytelling, game making, and how to make the leap from one industry into another.

After listening with Maru I think we can all agree that the journey to games developer has, …

John Edwards - NZRise privacy fireside chat

June 6th, 2018

58:31

NZ Rise kindly asked us to record their May 2018 "Privacy fireside chat" with the wonderful John Edwards, NZ Privacy Commissioner, and the skilky …

Paul Fraser - Free, Perfect & Now

June 5th, 2018

53:17

Paul Fraser, Advisory Director at EY, and Mike have been mates since the old days (hence the photo, that was NOT taken at the recording) and were key …

System Error – Everything is BullSh_t

May 31st, 2018

1:05:09

It's ranty, it's heated, it's wide ranging, it's loads of fun and really YOU need to be here (next one is Thursday July 19th, 4pm-6pm at Golding's …

Kate, Kai, and Nick - Mobile Refresh 2018

May 28th, 2018

32:25

AG show stars Kate Henderson and Kai Koenig, came along with their fellow organising buddy, Nick Parfene, to let us all know about the 3rd annual Mobile Refresh conference in Wellington on September 7th.

They are keen to …

Techweek 18 - Christchurch's The 4th Revolution

May 25th, 2018

14:54

DAY 5 ... and that's a wrap on Techweek TV for 2018!

The team (minus Mike who had to rush off to run a 24 hour hackathon) take us through the time in …

Techweek 18 Wellington's Creative Realities

May 24th, 2018

16:29

Day 4, and after a narrow escape from a sticky AirNZ created situation, the team were back live on Facebook - brilliant work from the lads, Jono, and Courteney!

We review the day, Courtney gives her thoughts on the …

Techweek 18 - 10 Billion Mouths To Feed

May 23rd, 2018

15:52

Our 15 minute wrap up from Tauranga and the "10 Billion Mouths" event talking agritech/agtech and foodtech alongside investors from the US and innovative startups.

We talked with:

- Arama Kukutai

- Graeme Mueller

- A taste …

Techweek 18 - Auckland Events Wrap Up

May 22nd, 2018

15:48

DAYS 1 and 2 are in the can - we have Techweek TV as a going concern, it's happening!

We learned that #ai is writing media, #electric bikes are fun, …

Hamish McGregor – Vitamins vs Painkillers

May 16th, 2018

33:58

We thank Hamish McGregor who took time out of his busy schedule to meet Mike in Miramar between flights, and it was well worth it.

Hamish discusses …

Ben Reid - Advancing The AI Ecosystem

May 15th, 2018

37:51

Following on from last week's Ben talking AI we have another :) Ben Reid is Executive Director at Artificial Intelligence Forum of NZ and we were …

Ben Rose - Having A Chat(bot) About AI

May 7th, 2018

30:27

Ben Rose, General Manager, Direct and Partnerships at nib, joined us via the magic of the Internet to take us through how nib are experimenting with Artificial Intelligence through the use of chatbots and machine …

Wellington Techweek 2018 Event Organisers

May 1st, 2018

22:39

ALL Wellington events: https://techweek.co.nz/whats-on/filter/?Location=3

At a WREDA organised event we stick our microphone under a number of Wellington event organisers and ask them, "What is your event, where / when …

Melissa Firth – Culture Trumps Strategy

April 24th, 2018

38:36

Melissa Firth, a person we have been working hard to get on the show for what seems like a lifetime ;) And it was worth the wait as she takes us …

Adam Blackwell – Amongst Skullduggery

April 18th, 2018

39:46

Adam Blackwell, a man on a mission to rid the world of not just terrible Powerpoint presentations but also give back the joy to meetings. Through the use of training and services at Stun Sells he moves people and …

New Zealand WiDS 2018

April 10th, 2018

36:34

In a quiet, yet hot corner of the University of Auckland Faculty of Engineering Mike stole away most (not all, unfortunately) of the speakers at the …

Menno Finlay-Smits – Blending of Tech and Environment

April 2nd, 2018

35:49

Dave Lane chats with Menno Finlay-Smits (@mjs0) about the Cacophony Project that will turn birdsong into data and use the best of breed IT …

Corin Healy - The Funny Side of Tech

March 28th, 2018

38:05

Corin Healy (@corinhealy78) is a man with two sides - one is the IT manager of a team at a well respected telco company (Chorus), the other is a stand-up comedian ... how on earth does he know when to do which?

We have a …

Kowhai Montgomery - Special Snowflake Startups

March 20th, 2018

45:14

Kowhai Montgomery has moved amongst the Wellington tecch scene for a while and, after working with NGO's and small startups before heading the sales for one is now working in the online/"blended" learning space.

Kowhai …

System Error / Mauricio Freitas - Bad, Worse and Worser

March 14th, 2018

1:05:13

Adam Shand – From WiFi To Wild Via Weta

March 12th, 2018

57:59

Adam Shand is enjoying a journey that involves a lot of learning. He has learnt about setting up WiFi for communities before it was a thing, he has …

Gavin Knight - Consulting Is Like A Performance Art

March 5th, 2018

44:41

Gavin Knight (@gavinknight) has a story that is both typical and individual as he takes us behind the word "consultant" and exposes what it's really …

Merridy Marshall – Talking To Kids And Tall children

February 27th, 2018

33:00

Merridy Marshall is a powerhouse taking the world of tech to the kids (big ones and small ones) through bringing Code Club Aotearoa to Wellington and touring with the Robotics Roadshow. And all this whilst she is an …

Kate Kolich – You Can't Be What You Can't See

February 21st, 2018

38:06

Kate Kolich (https://nz.linkedin.com/in/katarina-kolich-28881a118) has worked in the Wellington banking industry for many years, most notably at BNZ …

Mahuki pt 2 - SimplyFi, Tide Talk, Vaka Interactiv & ContinUX

February 20th, 2018

1:05:31

(recorded December 2017)

We finish off our chats with the 2017 Mahuki cohort by finding out what the teams had worked upon, how they found the programme and, most importantly, what next.

SIMPLYFI LTD

SimplyFi are a family …

Mahuki pt 1 - Collaborate, I Want To Experience, LocalFlair & ScimitAR

February 19th, 2018

1:16:57

Dave Knight – Cultivating Sales, People

February 14th, 2018

37:46

Dave Knight (https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidcknightnz/) is a salesman at heart. He knows how to sell. He also knows how to not be a dick, stay away …

Dean Johnson - Your Mess For Less

February 13th, 2018

1:07:23

Dean Johnson (https://www.linkedin.com/in/dean-johnson-03142b1/) is an experienced consultant that has worked in many countries, mainly in the …

Sam Jarman – No time for messing around, just get into it

January 28th, 2018

36:59

Sam Jarman (@samjarman) is a man on a mission and has the focus and goals of someone with many more years his 'senior'. From working as a dev (at time of recording it was Sailthru, but he is now at BNZ), to being a …

Josh Forde – Rabid about software and social good

January 24th, 2018

41:17

Josh Forde (@JoshForde) co-founder of Rabid Technologies the tech company behind many of New Zealand's online companies such as PledgeMe. Raj and …

Jo Eggers - Deep Inside The Machine

January 17th, 2018

38:54

Jo Eggers (@IslandBayGirl) works as senior project administrator inside New Zealand central Government and we can to chat about what it's like being deep inside the machine. We also divert into what iot's like being a …

Deborah Robb - Loving Life and Banking

January 13th, 2018

53:23

Deborah Robb (@robbdj) is a powerhouse of positivity, joie de vivre, and seeing all things glass half full. Working in, and loving (of course), the …

Jim Donovan - Professional Director Changing The World In Big Ways

January 9th, 2018

56:51

Jim Donovan (@jimisambard) loves change and positive disruption!

He began his career as an information systems engineer, progressing through project management, sales, marketing and general management in Britain and New …

The year that was #WellyTech 2017

December 18th, 2017

1:08:55

What a monster of an 2017 ending we have for you!

In between the fantastic interviews with the #WellyTech Xmas Do guests, Raj and Mike name their top episodes of 2017 ending with their picks of the year - what was yours …

Jenene Crossan – Growing successfully but taking time for yourself

December 14th, 2017

49:53

It's always awesome when we have people back to share their ongoing stories and with Vaughan catching up with Jenene Crossan (@Jenene), founder and CEO of  and winner of the 2016 Most Inspiring Individual at NZ …

Julie Treanor - Corporate to startup, it's all the same people challenges

December 11th, 2017

46:41

Julie Treanor (@domesticexec) has worked in "HR / leadership" (people focussed areas) at all levels of the corporate ladder but recently decided to …

Pia Andrews (Waugh) – To do something so well that you transcend the act itself

December 7th, 2017

35:14

Pia Andrews (recently married, you probably know her as Pia Waugh, @piawaugh)  is a deep thinker, a deliciously cohesive speaker and one of the most active and effective people we have ever met when it comes to making …

Aliesha Staples – The reality of storytelling

December 4th, 2017

40:28

Vaughan Rowsell (@rowsell) talks to Aliesha Staples who comes from a 13 year film industry and VR/AR content creation background. Aliesha is the …

Natalie Albert – Diversity is hard work

November 23rd, 2017

46:24

Natalia Albert (@nataliaalbert) is currently a Project Manager at Stats NZ after having tried her professional hand at many roles both inside and out …

Miki Szikszai – Getting out of the building

November 21st, 2017

56:00

Miki Szikszai (@mikiszikszai, LinkedIn), CEO Snapper, talks to us about change, how things change and why we need to change. We learn how Snapper …

System Error / Mauricio Freitas - The End Of 2017

November 16th, 2017

1:06:17

This was our last system Error session for 2017 and we had an open invitation for anyone that wanted to come along.

Along with Mike and Raj, we had Lukas, Dave, Rochelle, Kay and off-course Mauricio.

The session covered:

Rachel Hatch – Bringing the VR & Physical world together

November 13th, 2017

33:11

We talk to co-founder Rachel Hatch (@rachelnzvr) about the VR kiwi project that has been 8 years in the making and the journey to make an idea into a viable product ready to ship. 

VR kiwi provides the missing link, the …

Lukas Zawilski – Turkeys are never gonna vote for Christmas

November 6th, 2017

44:23

“Making life better through technology is my thing” 

Lukasz Zawilski (@lukaszfromwelly) is the Chief Information Officer at New Zealand Qualifications …

Vic Crone - NZ Rise Innovation Interview

November 2nd, 2017

56:16

Vic Crone, CEO of Callaghan Innovation joined NZ Rise members in Wellington to discuss their experiences with Callaghan Innovation and shared her …

Alex Clark – Crowdfunding for journalism

October 30th, 2017

49:53

Alex is passionate about digital technology, and enjoy exploring ways to embrace its full potential. His academic background lies within the fields …

Chris Cormack – Delightfully subversive

October 23rd, 2017

56:54

Chris created Koha and has spent the last 17 years refining his creation. Chris has worked for a few companies but his core focus has been Koha …

Murray Clode – Artpreneur, yes it is a thing

October 16th, 2017

35:48

Pascale, one the team, talks to Murray Clode about art, tech and what happen when the two worlds collide. Tucked upstairs in a nice new sunshiny …

Vivian Chandra – OMG Tiger Mum

October 9th, 2017

38:14

Vivian Chandra (@vivster81) is passionate about many things, CRM’s, data, and ensuring kids are not left behind.

Being involved with OMGTech! since …

System Error / Mauricio Freitas – Why is there a reset phone in your anus?

October 5th, 2017

55:03

Wow this conversation went in every direction possible. Around the table were Troy, Mauricio, Mike, Raj and Gavin.

We jabbered about:

Usability, functionality, service

Using AI bots

Recruitment tech

LinkedIn spam (“Hi Troy …

Jordan Carter – The plan is not to have a plan

October 3rd, 2017

38:48

Jordan Carter (@jordancarter) has been CEO of Internet New Zealand since 2013, leading the organisation as it builds a better New Zealand through a …

Anna Guenther – Getting Sh_t done!

September 25th, 2017

50:28

We have had Anna on many times talking about the amazing campaigns that are on Pledgeme.co.nz This time we actually talk about PledgeMe itself and its amazing growth path and some very interesting news. *Cough* …

Kat Greenbrook – From insight to action

September 18th, 2017

38:12

Kat is on a mission to increase the number of data insights actioned. There is a growing gap between analytics teams and decision makers, stemming from a breakdown in communication. This is why Kat started Rogue …

System Error / Mauricio Freitas – Everyone's got a good point

September 14th, 2017

58:19

We have Mike, Raj, Mauricio and new addition to the team AJ (graduate of the NZ Radio Training School) sitting around a table at Golding Free Dive we …

Kai Koenig – my cat, my chickens & my wife

September 11th, 2017

46:51

The lost episode. We recorded this one a while ago but unfortunately we misplaced it, until now. 

Kai Koenig (@agentK) works as a Software Solutions …

2017 ICT Policy Election Special

September 4th, 2017

1:05:26

Over the past few weeks we spent some time with the main party political parties and their ICT representatives in order to have them articulate their …

Yoseph Ayele & Alina Siegfried – Tackling global challenges from NZ

August 28th, 2017

45:22

Growing up in Ethiopia and living in six countries has made Yoseph a global citizen driven to make positive impact through entrepreneurship. Yoseph works closely with the entrepreneurship community across NZ, Silicon …

Sam Daish – Do little things that make a big difference

August 21st, 2017

43:24

Sam Daish started in recruitment to HR and strategy which lead to information management and analytics. These days Sam spends his time at Xero as Head of Data Innovation, so he’s all about how to use data and conveying …

Emily Loughnan – Creating immersive experiences

August 14th, 2017

44:47

Emily Loughnan is a passionate creative and business owner in Wellington. Emily started Clicksuite in 1993, they responsible for some amazing experiences using digital media from websites to immersive museum …

Eva Sherwood – Doing things "we're not meant to do"

July 31st, 2017

35:34

We chat with Eva Sherwood from v and NZTech. Eva is in Sales at Oracle – working with govt. Eva started in Finance while studying from there she was approached to work on “some new software” thing becoming a software …

Donna Sorsa – using your voice for value

July 24th, 2017

43:40

This week we talk to Donna Sorsa (from Fuelled) and Liz Riversdale. They dive into how and why women get into tech. Not just importing talent from overseas, but nurturing people from with NZ. 

Donna had a great …

Grant Foggo –  Focus on the customer

July 17th, 2017

44:38

Friend of the show Grant Foggo joins Mike at Goldings Free Dive.

Grant is also a connector of people working Amanda Santos at StratAspire who are a …

Hannah Mundell & Harriet Riley talk Summer of Biz

July 5th, 2017

31:41

Tapio Sorsa from Fuelled –  A techie in the colouring in dept

June 27th, 2017

59:55

Mike takes us back to our first studio (his place) and we meet his neighbour Tapio Sorsa who has had a varied career in tech in NZ. His previous …

Hamish Fraser –  Hoofed it on a bus to Timaru

June 20th, 2017

47:44

Hamish Fraser (@verbman) started Verb 14 years ago. Verb is a technology company and the primary vehicle for web entrepreneur Hamish Fraser to offer …

Merrin Macleod – Riding the Rails

June 12th, 2017

40:28

Merrin Macleoad from Rails Girls to talk about Kiwi Ruby about the upcoming conference she is organising.

We go into what Ruby (est 1993) is and how it fits into the Dev world.

Mike and Merrin also geek out on a few …

Stephanie Pride – Mashing Arts & Tech & TechWeek Wrap up

June 7th, 2017

44:30

We catch up with Stephanie Pride about the Arts Tech (speed dating night) event she ran during Techweek 2017. This is where various people got …

TechWeek Whanganui – The Confluence of Maps, Movies & Mayors

May 11th, 2017

1:02:49

Rain! Rain like you've never seen before took us away from New Plymouth and on down the North Island to Whanganui and the Confluence Coworking Space.

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We share New …

TechWeek New Plymouth – Cow-orking in Taranaki

May 10th, 2017

1:15:26

Into the mighty Taranaki, or "Taradise" as Adrian called it :)
We were invited by Graham Nelson and Jacqui Elley to visit the Manifold co-working …

TechWeek Hamilton - On Farm Innovation At Farming2020

May 9th, 2017

52:04

We were both intrigued as to how Farming2020 event would gel/clash with the ideas espoused at Silicon Mahia and the answer came with our chat with …

TechWeek Mahia - Mana At Mahia

May 8th, 2017

38:19

A trip to the East Coast is always fun and the Silicon Mahia day was FULL of fun! And it was full of Maori mana as the packed event heard by speaker …

TechWeek Taupo - It's Everywhere But In Your Head

May 7th, 2017

29:22

A relatively quiet Sunday for the #twnz17 road-trip catching up with one of the our original show-starts, John Curtis, who has set-up Taupo's first …

TechWeek, Talented Tauranga

May 6th, 2017

54:31

A gorgeous drive from the Auckland to Tauranga and out to see Pascale and the team at the Windermere Campus of Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology …

TechWeek Auckland - It's All About The Virtual Cricket

May 5th, 2017

47:22

At AR/VR Garage we walked into a surreal moment - we had an audience waiting for us to perform :) We have a wide ranging series of conversations, a wander around the AR/VR Garage, a look at the weekend's Minecraft …

TechWeek Auckland - Squeezing in BizDojo @GridAKL

May 5th, 2017

35:57

We fly to Auckland to kick off our TechWeek road-trip and we were invited to squeeze in BizDojo @GridAKL as our first venue – and what a wonderful …

Techweek Wellington – get set, go!

May 3rd, 2017

30:33

We are gearing up for an epic TechWeek. Here's a quick preview of whats going to happen. We kick off our week with a meeting of some of the organisers of the Wellington events. 

We talk to: 

* Irwin from the Hutt STEMM …

Paul Spence - The Venture Catalyst

April 18th, 2017

39:31

Paul Spence (@geniusnet) has been around the startup and tech scene for a long time but we start with our pre-take off checklist as Paul was a pilot …

David Preece - Ship with a container

April 11th, 2017

38:21

David Preece wanted to be a yacht designer when he grew up but ended up starting his own company making yacht instrumentation. Now David concentrates on making containers using SmartOS at his company 20ft.nz.

We also …

Richard MacManus - The write stuff

April 5th, 2017

52:21

Richard MacManus (@ricmac) is an author and tech columnist and prior to that he ran a popular technology blog called ReadWriteWeb (now ReadWrite). He …

Matthew Bartlett - Open Source Warfare

March 28th, 2017

53:48

Matthew Bartlett (@mhjb) started his career in graphic design (and typesetting), from there he became self employed and never looked back. After a long time in front a screens Matthew got into writing, book publishing …

Amanda Santos – Time to sell

March 13th, 2017

54:34

Amanda Santos is a “hunter” and has extensive experience and success in supporting and guiding start-ups and other businesses in the area of sales, managing a software company and strategy.  Being discouraged to go into …

Dan Khan - Evidence based entrepreneurship

March 7th, 2017

40:38

Part 2 of the talk with Dan Khan, he’s started Zero Point Ventures and we talk about the evolution of the start up eco system and the processes that …

Lance Lones - Building new realities

February 28th, 2017

51:30

We head to to Shelly Bay, on the Miramar/Wellywood Peninsular, to meet Lance Lones from L2VR (@L2VRfilm) where they research, design and manufacture …

Heidi Börner - Le'ts not kill people

February 17th, 2017

42:37

On a sunny day outside Karaka cafe here in the Wellington lagoon, we talk to Heidi Borner the founder of Orange Umbrella a Health and Safety company that help measure organisations risk. Heidi has a background in …

#WellyTech 2016 - end of year special

December 26th, 2016

45:32

We have had a long year and this was a time to reflect, get together and have fun. We talk to many of the attendees of #WellyTech where we talk about …

Richard Hulse - Transforming the wireless

December 24th, 2016

1:08:05

We chat with Richard Hulse (@RichardHulse) who, having recently left Radio New Zealand, walks us through his amazing career and the evolution of …

aurynn shaw - The constellation of development

December 5th, 2016

59:55

We check in with aurynn shaw (@aurynn), continuing on from previous episodes, "The Culture of tech" and "Engineers disease" (jumping straight to …

Mark Pascall - The ledger of things

November 26th, 2016

1:01:08

We talk to Mark Pascall from 3Months (@3monthsNZ) about Blockchain and the Internet of Things and how it all fits together.

Mark's background is Acoustical Engineering (the branch of engineering dealing with sound and …

Jessica Manins - The new reality

October 19th, 2016

21:39

Wow 100 episodes! And what a great way to celebrate that with a chat with Jessica Manins (@JessicaManins) about the exciting world of VR.

Jessica has …

Dan Khan - Sandwich of choice

September 20th, 2016

46:54

[Part 2 of this interview, "Evidence based entrepreneurship" is now available]

You may know about Dan Khan (@leancto) from Lighting Lab and Creative HQ. Originally from England, Dan hit the ground running as soon as he …

aurynn shaw - Engineers disease

September 6th, 2016

44:49

aurynn shaw - The culture of tech

August 30th, 2016

51:55

We chat with aurynn shaw (@aurynn / http://eiara.nz/), part 2 of a chat we had months ago – The Default Human - as the team talk about devops in …

System Error / Mauricio Freitas - [Insert product here]

August 16th, 2016

30:46

NZRise ITx – Blockchain, IT industry & Ghost Boards

August 9th, 2016

26:28

We were invited by the NZRise team to attend at the ITx conference where we caught up with many people in the industry.

In this segment we talk to Vikram Kumar (@vikram_nz) about his talk on Blockchain and with Sunit …

NZRise ITx – with the NZRise team

August 2nd, 2016

29:53

We were invited by the NZRise team to attend at the ITx conference where we caught up with many people in the industry.

In this session we catch up with Victoria Mclennan (@optimalhq) and Ian Apperley (@ianapperley) from …

NZRise ITx – Live Lightning Talks

August 2nd, 2016

1:07:05

The lightning talks focused on disruption in the technology sector and its potential. Each person had 5 minutes to talk, with 1 minute for Q&A.

NZRise ITx Special – The Mayoral Candidates

July 26th, 2016

22:00

We were invited by the NZRise team to attend at the ITx conference where we caught up with many people in the industry (which will follow in Ep …

NZRise ITx Special – Live Mayoral Debate

July 26th, 2016

1:11:11

We were invited by the NZRise team to attend at the ITx conference where we caught up with many people in the industry (which will follow in Ep …

System Error / Mauricio Freitas - Don’t mess-up my Twitter stream!

June 27th, 2016

26:44

It's been a long time coming as w catch up with our friend Mauricio Freitas (@freitasm) from Geekzone for another System Error session. 

Topics of the day:

Why movie sequels are crap?

DVD’s vs streaming services?

Whats …

Dave Moskovitz - Brute force your way to success

June 14th, 2016

40:15

Dave Moskovitz (@davemosk) is well known in the start up scene and has been an enabler in the community for many years. We discuss many things …

Graham Mann + Mike During - Poolside ordering

June 7th, 2016

42:59

We talk to Graham Mann (@greevis) from Welman Technologies and Mike During from GuestFolder. Welman are one of the original “startups” from the late …

Sinead Boucher - Evolution of media

May 31st, 2016

45:57

Mike talks to Sinead Boucher (@sineadboucher) from Fairfax as she explains the role journalism plays in the wider media landscape (including print …

Francesca Jago - Mobile movie making

April 19th, 2016

27:38

Francesca Jago (@fjjournalist) from Get Ahead Media runs video production courses for businesses and professionals on how to create broadcast-quality videos using smartphones, and promote them using social media.

We talk …

Melanie Langlotz & Amie Wolken - Sharks in the Park

April 4th, 2016

25:12

We speak with Mel Langlotz and Amie Wolken from Geo AR Games (@GeoArGames), creating 'augmented reality games' for kids!

We chat about the journey …

Jessica Venning-Bryan - Knowledge is Power

March 29th, 2016

48:10

Jessica Venning-Bryan (@jvenningbryan) has spent almost 15 years advising organisations on how to engage people with their products and services. From beer to wind farms, elections to employment. We discuss working for …

Nick Williamson - Place as a Service

March 22nd, 2016

46:53

Nick Williamson (@mashmatix), for the last 20 years, has forged his career working at the intersection of Planning, Surveying, Law, and Spatial Science. Much of that time has been spent in and around local government, …

Rollo Wenlock - Working in concert together

March 14th, 2016

45:07

Rollo Wenlock (@RolloWenlock) CEO and founder of Wipster dives into the freelance world of film making, failing fast and onto developing a creative …

Dean Gowans + Regan Ryan - Power to the people

March 7th, 2016

36:21

Dean Gowans and Regan Ryan, co-founders of Embrium and both from the energy sector, have created systems used throughout the power industry as we talk about legacy tech/approaches that you know, one day, you need to let …

Sandy Mamoli & David Mole - "Select yourself"

March 1st, 2016

37:47

This week we talk to Sandy Mamoli and David Mole from Nomad 8. We talk Agile, working with Trade Me and their new book "Creating great teams", a book …

Troy Hammond - the "zero f_cks given" guy

February 22nd, 2016

50:09

This week we talk to Troy Hammond from Talent Army. He's a not your typical recruiter. He tells us why he decided to hang up the suit for a pair of jandals and start his own recruitment business specialising in …

Aaaaaaand, we're back

February 16th, 2016

1:36

This is a quick note to let you know that we are back in action and can't wait to start the year. We have new music, artwork and a bunch of cool …

The year that was 2015

December 21st, 2015

1:03:14

Wow what an amazing year, we met many great people with awesome stories to tell, this week we go through some golden moments from the past year. Have …

Emma Woods - Towards the people

December 9th, 2015

44:32

Emma Woods (@codingcockatoo) is our final guest for 2015 and what a fantastic end to our season it is. Emma takes us through how she went from burlesque dancer to one of the designers helping Provoke at their Wellington …

#WellyTech 2015 - Xmas party panel

December 6th, 2015

12:04

What an amazing gathering of Tech, media, and Start up people! We had a vision of having a party where many people could connect and have fun. So we …

Amelia Laundy - The student becomes the teacher

November 30th, 2015

35:00

This week we speak to Amelia Laundy (@amelialaundy) web dev in the API team at Trade Me. We talk about her journey coming to NZ and working and learning in the tech space in NZ. She spend time at the Dev Academy as a …

Brenda Wallace - Purple circuit boards

November 23rd, 2015

44:59

This week we speak to Brenda "I'm a Rails dev, but don't tell my friends" Wallace (@BR3NDA) who, having got her first computer at one, has grown up with computers all her life (just like a millennial). We talk about …

Kendall Flutey - Learning Banqer

November 17th, 2015

47:31

Kendall Flutey (@kendallflutey) from Banqer, an online banking system for the classroom where kids learn about many aspects of financial literacy. Kendall came from an accounting background, saw a need and jumped into …

aurynn shaw - The Default Human

November 10th, 2015

55:59

aurynn shaw (@contraurnnian) from Eiara is one of those people we have long time admired from afar for her honesty, strength and passions. We talk photography, moving countries, working for Weta Digital, writing code …

Rod Drury - The end of the beginning

November 3rd, 2015

48:45

This week we talk to Rod Drury (@roddrury) starting with paddle boards and how Rod started in the industry with Microsoft Access and Visual Basic apps before 'why Aftermail' and then, of course, Xero.

We cover youth …

System Error / Mauricio Freitas - Last Hurrah 2015

October 27th, 2015

32:53

This is our last 2015 System Error show with Mauricio Freitas (@freitasm) and we dive into prostitution  (as a service), idiot drivers, and Tile.

We were also joined by Nate Dunn (@nate) and Dan Randow (@danrandow) as …

aimee whitcroft - Unf*ck your business

October 20th, 2015

34:56

Episode 71, This week we catch up with "Frantic Enabler" Aimee Whitcroft. Ring master of the famous nerd night in Wellington and general UnF*cker of businesses. We talk about how she came to be in Tech in NZ and the fun …

Nadia McGregor - The Revolution Kid

October 13th, 2015

41:24

This week we talk to Nadia McGregor founder and director of School of Design Thinking. It is a fascinating discussion covering Nadia’s current work …

System Error / Mauricio Freitas – Tractor as a service

October 6th, 2015

35:06

It's time for another instalment of System Error with Mauricio Freitas (@freitasm) from Geekzone. We dive into Tractor software copyright issues, stumbling into a real life Tinder event. We have a little food rant (and …

Ben Duflou - Counting digital beans

September 29th, 2015

46:54

This week we talk to Ben Duflou from All Accounted For. His accounting firm has moved into an advisory role in the new age of cloud accounting. They …

Kate Henderson - student virtual reality

September 22nd, 2015

40:41

We talk to Kate Henderson (@mistyepd), Victoria University student that many have encountered via Summer of Tech, hackthons, Google uni events and at Android dev meet-ups. We cover, Google IO, Google card board and …

System Error / Mauricio Freitas - Mobile Phone Update Angst

September 8th, 2015

35:48

This week we chat to Mauricio Freitas (@fretasm) for another "System Error" segment where we talk about switching from Windows phone to Android and …

Alastair Thompson - Evolution, digital and Kim Dotcom

August 31st, 2015

1:06:34

This week we have an exclusive chat with Alastair Thompson (@althecat), co-founder of Scoop. We cover a variety of topics including the press …

Courtney Foon - Shopin

August 10th, 2015

33:48

This week we chat to Courtney Foon (@mshumanist) Entrepreneur and UX designer. She has been part of the R9 Accelerator with the ShopPin team. Enjoy.

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We share the …

Michelle Burke - Dive into Data

June 24th, 2015

47:56

This week we catch up with Michelle Burke (@smrtgirl). We talk about data visualisation and that ugly term "Big Data"

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We share the stories from people that work in …

Lucy Luo - Talks Law

June 16th, 2015

38:39

This week we catch up with Lucy Luo (@lucysjl), who came via a fellow podcast, The Moxie Sessions. She works as a lawyer with tech companies during their "Start Up" phase through to IPO.

Jenene Crossnan - Flossie.com

June 9th, 2015

18:11

This week we talk about making our Podcast sustainable (we recorded our video!) And we catch up with Jenene Crossnan (@Jenene) from Flossie.com

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We share the stories …

Ben Kepes - In the cloud

May 26th, 2015

35:26

This week we talk to Ben Kepes (@benkepes), all round entrepreneur and authority on the "cloud"

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We share the stories from people that work in New Zealand tech, …

Dan Randow - Collaboration Wrangler

May 6th, 2015

46:49

We talk to Dan Randow (@DanRandow) – Collaboration Wrangler where we discuss building trust and making strategy.

Jack Yan - Humour with the brand consultant

April 22nd, 2015

45:59

A wide ranging and, tbh, very funny interview as Jack takes us through the changes in media he's experienced and some of his thoughts on where it's going – and we didn't even touch on his love of Google!

Bianca Mueller - Smart like a fox with your IP

April 8th, 2015

43:08

Smart like a fox, and with substantial international work experience in Germany and Spain, Bianca Mueller (@LawDownUnder) has developed serious expertise in the IT & IP, and international law. In essence, this means …

Amber Craig - A Bit Busy

April 1st, 2015

48:53

The journey to make the podcast sustainable continues but in the meantime the amazing Amber Craig (@amscraig) goes through (almost) all of her projects and makes Mike Riversdale and Raj Khushal feel like they're just …

Tim Kong - Shaking things up

March 25th, 2015

48:11

A change to our podcast format (slicker and quicker to the interviews) and more importantly a deep discussion with Tim Kong (@timoslimo) at N4L around all things tech and education orientated here in New Zealand (hint: …

Brenda Leeuwenberg & Sandy Mamoli - Getting Agile

March 17th, 2015

43:21

We start with a new monthly catchup with Anna CEO of PledgeMe who runs through a few tech/media items before a fascinating conversation with Sandy …

Ian Apperley - F_ckoff money

March 4th, 2015

27:40

After a brief story from Mike about, "Fuck off money" we have a cracking conversation with the disruptor, challenger of ideas and Hack Miramar co-founder, Ian Apperley (@ianapperley).

Lillian Grace - BIG DATA

February 24th, 2015

35:49

Vaughan Rowsell - The Lego of the Mind

February 10th, 2015

45:45

Fantastic catchup with Vaughan as he tells his story – and remember everyone, take every opportunity to tell your story!

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We share the stories from people that work in …

Ruth McDavitt - Employee #1 At Summer of Tech

February 4th, 2015

38:40

The Summer of Tech (SoT) organisation gains employee #1 and it's first CEO in the guise of Ruth who talks to Raj and Mike about the what, why and who of SoT but also her dreams and desires for the future.

Sean (from) Golding's - Studio 1

January 27th, 2015

44:59

Melissa Clark-Reynolds - And We're Back

January 21st, 2015

1:00:52

Back into a new year. We chat with Melissa Clark-Reynolds is widely recognised as an inspirational role model and entrepreneur. Her story is …

The Year That Was 2014

December 17th, 2014

57:07

We wrap up the crazy year that we decided to start a podcast.

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We share the stories from people that work in New Zealand tech, social media, startups. If you have a …

DK - the innovators

October 29th, 2014

50:44

We talk to DK, 'Social Media man' and speaker as well as being one of the minds that bring us TEDx Wellington.

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We share the stories from people that work in New …

Michelle Dickinson - Inside The Looking Glass

September 30th, 2014

13:33

This week we talk to Michelle "Nanogirl" Dickinson (@medickinson) about breaking stuff and getting more kids and in particular girls into tech. She …

Owen Williams - Stoned Mac OW

August 13th, 2014

39:12

We talk to Blogger, Tech journalist Owen Williams.

We also pass on some CMS advice from Richard Hulse, Digital Product Lead, Analyst at Radio NZ and …

Lou Draper - "Wamble"

August 6th, 2014

33:19

So much in this show: ICT education, NZTech CEO views, what is the cloud, why aren't Kiwi companies on-line, events, events, events

And of course Lou Draper (@loudxx) great "how to get tech publicity" interview.

Natalie Ferguson - RoughRed

July 30th, 2014

32:57

Our interview with Natalie is full of gold – starting a company, think Wellington is a bit up itself or just love a laugh then you must listen.

We …

Laura Reitel - StartUps, Innovation & the NZ way

July 9th, 2014

30:23

We speak to Laura Reitel Community Startup Manager at Creative HQ about the programs they run and the tech community in Wellington.

John Curtis - Beany in Taupo

June 30th, 2014

31:46

John Curtis (@vrtual) from Beany and a few other businesses talks accounting software, working on the cloud and running businesses from Taupo.

We also talk about Google a little bit.

Steve Graham - full interview

June 25th, 2014

30:52

Steve Graham, ex Microsoft and Fronde talks about being the 'digital hippy', finding tech talent in strange places and his many new ventures.

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We share the stories …

Steve Graham - In Peaks and Coughs

June 25th, 2014

33:06

Steve Graham, ex Microsoft and Fronde talks about being the 'digital hippy', finding tech talent in strange places and his many new ventures.

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We share the stories …

Sam Rye - Lifehack HQ

June 18th, 2014

21:04

Sam Rye (@sam__rye) from Enspiral talks us through LifehackHQ and the changes they are making.

News from the many Kiwi +TEDx events, was the +CIO Conference just a junket and much much more ...

Victoria MacLennan - Our First Ever Interview

June 11th, 2014

33:34

Our very first interview with OptimalBI's Managing Director and co-founder Victoria MacLennan.

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We share New Zealand tech, social media, startup people's stories. If …

Episode 2 - Tech news and events

June 2nd, 2014

30:11

Episode 2 - Tech news and events

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We share the stories from people that work in New Zealand tech, social media, startups. If you have a story or know someone that does …

Episode 1 - And we're off

May 28th, 2014

20:44

And...We're off. We started this Podcast to tell the stories of the Tech, Startup community her win NZ.

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