Impact Consulting 222939 en-nz Impact Consulting and Accounting Ltd 30 Glow in the dark cycle path improves safety Innovators in Poland are road testing a phosphorescent blue bike path which can glow for up to 8hrs after only 30-60min of daylight. 043, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +1300 No waste, edible emergency drone carries more food Created by adventurer Nigel Gifford OBE, the Pouncer is an eco-friendly humanitarian food aid drone adaptable to local dietary requirements. 039, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1200 Organic Paddock-to-Plate Resturant Reduces Waste Denmark’s Amass restaurant prioritizes sustainability – composting, growing on site, buying locally and finding new ways to use leftovers. 039, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1200 Tourism Funding Opportunities Opportunity to take advantage of the tourism project funding grant before it closes on October 12th. 039, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1200 Value of Sport in Education and Development As the United Nations looks towards achieving their sustainable development goals, they have identified sport as a key element in effectively communicating core values across different cultures and nationalities. 036, 29 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 test news the news here 033, 8 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 App Turns Smart Phones Into Firealarm CleverLoop are turning old smart phones into fire alarm notifiers via their Smokey app. 033, 8 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 Test news 3 CleverLoop are turning old smart phones into fire alarm notifiers via their Smokey app. Test text text. 033, 8 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 Smart Phone Fire Alarm App CleverLoop are turning old smart phones into fire alarm notifiers via their Smokey app. Test text text. 033, 8 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 Youth Employment Success Lindsay's long standing involvement with international internship programme has been recognized and Impact is part of Youth Employment Success. Youth Employment Success is working towards a Dunedin that actively engages and supports all young people. A community that owns the youth unemployment issue and works collaboratively to solve it. 021, 17 May 2016 00:00:00 +1200 The inspirational story of Caine's Arcade [VIDEO] A kid who made his own cardboard arcade, inspired thousands of others and led to the creation of a global education fund. Watch the video that started it all. 016, 10 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +1200 UK Data Business Helping to make Govt. Data Usable DataPress are helping to make local government and city data available to and usable for businesses, researchers and developers. 006, 5 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Cement Alternative fast and cheaper - Radical Innovation Leads to Roll out Concrete Coretex Composites have completely rethought how concrete is installed... Developing a roll out alternative that is faster and cheaper... 006, 5 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Nicky Samuels back in NZ Tri Squad After a longer than expected period out for a knee injury, Nicky Samuels is back in NZ Tri Squad and back in training mode... 006, 2 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 2016 Masters Games in Full Swing The 2016 Masters Games featuring over 80 sports are in full swing... 006, 2 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Impact Commissioned to Undertake Bowls and Sports Hub Feasibility Dunedin has 33 bowling clubs and a decreasing player base. This a challenge which Bowls NZ has been prompting the clubs to undertake a review of for several years... 006, 2 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Busy year ahead for Tour of Southland Winner, Brad Evans Career goals growing steadily for Dunedin cyclist... 006, 2 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Local Lad Growing Opportunities for Top Level Professional Sports Contracts Recruitment of talented Kiwi sportsmen to international clubs is a growing trend... 006, 2 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Otago Art Society Summer Exhibition Impact is again involved in supporting creative pursuits in Dunedin... 006, 2 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Guy Carter and Johnny Van Leeuwen take on 7 day, 569km Mtn Bike Stage Race The Pioneer is NZ's newest and perhaps hardest Mtn Bike stage race... 006, 2 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Cashless Payment System Recently the winner of UC Berkeley’s USD 250,000 startup competition, DotDashPay are making it simpler to connect any payment system to your existing hardware. 003, 12 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Disruptive Innovation - Think Different - A Core Value for Apple Apple has for many years have been the poster child of large corporate innovation, but their success and market perception is actually a culture which has been crafted into their brand over many years... 002, 4 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Interactive Holograms - Wellington Inventors The Bizdojo's very own Point Zero, have staked their claim on creating the world's first interactive hologram. 052, 23 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Australian Post provide physical popup presence for online stores E-commerce popup stores are a growing trend. Australian Post's move to matching their brand and delivery business with some of Australia's most unique online stores is a smart move. 052, 23 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 London Co-living Project Pushes Shared Space into new Territory Shared space is nothing new, but building an intentional community is often a step beyond what is currently achieved by standard accommodation complexes. 051, 18 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Driverless Formula E Race Series Planned The electric revolution is coming faster than you might have anticipated, 225km/h fast... 051, 14 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 China a Growing Market - are you investment ready? With continued strong economic growth in China, investors and students are looking for opportunities in New Zealand. 050, 10 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 5 Tips for Building a Successful Business - Keys to Home Grown Success Next to parenting, building a successful business is one of the toughest and most rewarding jobs on the planet. “If, like Craig Jolly, you have had the courage to follow your gut, take a risk and start the hard grind, then you are half-way there... 050, 10 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Wanaka Landscapes Set to Grow Significant Wanaka business receives a brand refresh... 050, 10 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Is goal setting a waste of time? As managers, partners, parents and business owners I believe we have an intrinsic responsibility to look forward. However... 050, 10 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Digital Display Shoes Take Animation to a New Level Shiftwear shoes feature an e-ink display capable of showing custom animations and artwork on your shoe. 050, 9 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 3-word combinations to map every location on the planet... Company What3words have remapped the globe using unique word based location identifiers... 049, 3 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Rideable suitcase for Teenagers The creators of Trunki (a rideable suitcase for children) have now created a version for teenagers... 049, 2 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Hands Free Virtual Reality Motion Controller Tech start-up VRGO have created a new kind of motion controller for virtual reality. 047, 19 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Collapsible car booster seat for children a game changer The Mifold booster seat is 10 times smaller than the standard booster seat and costs less than USD $40. 046, 10 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Innovative Tableware for Alzheimer's Suffers Inspired by Grandmother Eat well is an award winning tableware solution for those with cognitive conditions which limit their ability to feed themselves or limit their food intake at meal times. 036, 4 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +1200 New Shower Innovation Uses 70% Less Water An American start-up has just raised over $2M on kickstarter and launched a whole new showering experience that seeks to change the way we interact with water + save water in the process. 034, 18 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +1200 SALt - Lamp Powered By Salt Water There are over 7,000 islands in the Philippines and most of these islands do not have access to electricity. This lamp makes low cost lighting possible and removes the need for kerosene / battery powered lamps. 033, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +1200 App to prevent food waste BuyMeBy wants to automate the process of discounting expiring items, essentially upgrading the discount rack for the e-commerce age. 032, 3 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +1200 Eco-BLAC ash brick recycles industrial waste Bricks made from industrial waste reduce environmental impacts in India. 029, 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +1200 Virtual Touch - What if you could feel with out touching? New virtual touch system which gives the sensation of tactile touch in mid-air... 025, 17 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 How great leaders inspire action Why does your business or organisation exist? This could be the most important question you ever ask... 025, 17 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 Under 20 Football World Cup It has been a while since Impact Consulting helped Dunedin secure hosting rights for the Under 17 Football World Cup back in 1999, but the competition is back in NZ with the Under 20 age group. 024, 9 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 Guy Carter Selected for L&M Group Ricoh Cycle Team Giving into his competitive streak was perhaps one of the best moves Impact Consulting and Accounting team member Guy Carter has made... 024, 9 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 Shanghai Table Tennis Visit an Opportunity for Dunedin Lindsay has been involved in hosting and organising sporting exchanges with China for over 25 years. 024, 9 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 Resistance Band Delivered Direct Resistance band is a products that has proven its worth over time and outlived every infomercial fitness fad. We have arranged a deal with local supplier Kiwi Rubber... 024, 9 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 PLAN AHEAD, funding and development projects take time If you have a community facility development project on the cards, then you need to plan ahead. Talk to us early so you can get applications in and get your project moving. This certainly worked for the Brighton Surf Club... 024, 9 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 Jessica Harvey Joins the Impact Consulting Team Gym Coach and Ex-High Performance NZ Team Member, Jessica Harvey, joins the Impact Consulting and Accounting Team... 024, 9 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 ASB Otago Sports Awards - Chance to Celebrate Local Success Kiwis are notoriously bad at acknowledging our success. The Otago Sports Awards recently helped tip the scales in the right direction. 024, 9 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 Cycle Tourism Growing It is not just the Rail Trail that is gaining steam - the Queenstown mountain biking market is growing along with many other attractions around the country. 024, 9 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 Otago Polytechnic Developing Centre of Sporting Excellence In recent times we have been working with the Otago Polytechnic to establish a structure for a Centre of Sporting Excellence... 024, 9 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 Southland to hold robotics discussion event Mike Shatford, owner of Design Energy, gives insights into the solutions provided by robotics and providing ideas on establishing budgets for automating a process. See how Robotics may assist your company now. Find out what the latest technology available is in 6-Axis robots, what works and what to avoid. 021, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 +1200 User focused health tracker enables donation of data to research My Health Pal is a UK based health tracking app which includes a whole suite of features, plus the ability for users to donate their data to research. 019, 6 May 2015 00:00:00 +1200 Success for Blackmount Community Blackmount community have successfully negotiated the purchase of community assets from their recently closed primary school thanks to the support of numerous community groups and a feasibility study prepared by Impact Consulting and Accounting. 017, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1200 Upcycling Recycling - Kiwi Innovation A Wellington couple have taken the mess out of recycling, creating an innovative interlocking bin system with hidden bag locking mechanism... READ MORE. 010, 2 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Dunedin's Gigatown Rollout Begins Is your business using the internet to its full potential? 009, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Amendments to the Employment Relations Act 2000 Important Changes to the Employment Relations Act come in force on the 6th March 2015... 009, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Virtual Reality Cycling Gets Competitive Virtual reality cycle videos let indoor cyclists race each other... 009, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Wellington Office Launched We are pleased to announce that our new Wellington office is now operational... 009, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +1300 More from on the Trail ... of the Hospice Fundraiser Dunedin Hospice fundraiser bike ride raises $53,000 and counting.... 009, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Furniture Hidden in a Book This quirky concept has value. Not only is this a space saving concept, but teamed with the novelty factor and lower cost to comparable furniture, this is one to watch out for in your local design store. 008, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +1300 School Review Received Positively An Impact Consulting lead sustainability review has gained positive feedback from the public and the Carisbrook School Board of Trustees, as well as gaining praise from the Ministry of Education for its depth and effective consultation process. 048, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 The Return of Polaroid - Case turns smart phone into Polaroid camera Prynt is a smartphone case that lets users turn any digital snap into a physical copy in under a minute. 047, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 Info Graphics Changing The World Of Data Data analysis was once the tedious job of manually entering and combing through months of data for trends... 041, 8 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 New golf company breaks all the rules with fold-away golf clubs Serial inventor Pat Brady has broken all the rules in creating golf kit with detachable handles. 029, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 Crowdfunding NZ Crowd funding success raises over $100,000 in less than twenty days. 026, 25 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 Near invisible clip turns any wall space into a tidy bike rack Bike racks can be bulky or unattractive to have in your home or work place. A new rack system called CLUG changes that. 025, 18 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 Recycled bottles become wall tiles A new product release from Brazilian company Rivesti converts discarded plastic bottles into modern wall tiles for kitchens and bathrooms. 024, 13 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 Student Loan Changes Important changes to student loans as of 1 April 2014. 024, 12 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 Multi-purpose Field Transforms to Collect Solar Energy Transforming field features hard court, astro-turf and solar panels. 023, 3 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 DIY Shoes Creative shoe design allows customers to make their own shoes. 023, 3 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 Language service connects students with native speaking seniors looking for conversation Speaking Exchange is a service enabling Brazilian students to practise their English through video chats with US seniors in retirement homes. 021, 21 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 App helps travellers gain compensation for delayed flights AirHelp enables travellers (or would be travellers) to easily get refunds for delayed or cancelled flights. 019, 6 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 Life size logo blocks let kids build their own furniture A fun Ikea type concept for kids which allows them to build and create their own furniture. 017, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 Dunedin Economic Strategy Update Brief video update of the Dunedin Economic Development Strategy one year on from its initial establishment. 016, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 Re-think of Wine Packaging Targets New Markets Fine wine goes casual with single-serve pouches... 016, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 Scan a printed article’s headline, instantly get the digital version App links digital and physical media to enhance both... 015, 9 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 Cycle Tourism a Growing Market Growth evident... 015, 8 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 Does your business have adequate insurance and ACC cover? Have you reviewed your cover? Do you understand your ACC invoice or what your Insurance actually covers? The importance of having cover, and the right type of cover, is crucial in today’s business environment. Find out what ACC does and doesn't cover... 015, 8 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 Clever Caps - Reusing Bottle Caps as Lego Blocks Rethinking your product life cycle can add significant value, while reducing environmental impact... 009, 27 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 Acoustic bathtub lets users feel music German company Kaldewei has developed the SOUND WAVE bathtub system, which connects to music sources to act as a large speaker, soothing users with the vibrations. 003, 13 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +1300 Nicky Samuels World Champ Nicky Samuels takes a world title in the Xterra World Championships, Hawaii. 003, 13 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +1300 2 Apps that turns smartphone owners into film crew members Film Crew enables professional filmmakers to crowdsource smartphone footage from at a concert. 051, 17 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 7 Camping & Survival Hacks that could save your life... and maybe your start-up Some awesome ideas and a reminder that if your objective is to fill a short term need or bridge a gap, your solution might be closer than you think. 050, 10 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Smart Phone Connected Bike Lock Lets Riders Share Access With Friends This innovative bike lock feature multiple levels of security and has the added bonus of enabling owners to share access with friends. 049, 3 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Drinks turned 'ice cold' in under 45 seconds New cooling system developed by UK company Enviro-Cool. 048, 26 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Family of smart creatures helps parents get pregnant and raise their kids BleepBleeps is a kit of friendly characters that can help parents raise their children from conception to teenagehood. 047, 19 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Smart Phone Plug Creates Shortcut Button A plug that fits into your smartphone headphone jack and features a button which can be programmed to perform up to three shortcut actions... 046, 12 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Create Your Own Game Pixel Press is a new app currently under development which enables users to create their own 2D game (similar to Super Mario Brothers) from a sketch. 045, 5 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Kiwi Exposure in San Fran SAN FRANCISCO - Infographic showing our Kiwi presence in San Francisco as part of the recent Americas Cup Challenge. 044, 29 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +1300 How Role-Playing Can Teach Entrepreneurship There are a number of innovative approaches to teaching entrepreneurship - although from a University perspective there are very few which go as far as putting student's marks in the hands of their peers. 043, 22 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +1300 New platform reminds users to keep in touch with important contacts Relately is a service that helps users to remember to regularly contact their important acquaintances and tracks their contact via multiple channels - facebook, twitter, email... Ideal for relationship driven sales and marketing positions. 042, 15 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Amazing new App turns sketches into working Prototypes for New Apps Platform turns drawings into apps, no programming necessary... 041, 8 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Dunedin Start-up Weekend: Expanding Your Vision Success Dunedin Startup Weekend proves to be a success. 039, 25 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Smart spoon cancels out users’ hand tremors The Liftware spoon reduces the hand tremors that affect those with motor disabilities or diseases such as Parkinson’s. 038, 19 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Righting the ship - how to save your sport There are number of NZ sporting codes suffering from slow leaks, many of which are getting towards the point of crisis... 038, 18 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Startup Weekend only a week away Could you be launching something like this... 037, 10 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Celebrating small wins - changing our perspective Bringing the Ranfurly Shield home for Father's Day can hardly be considered a small win. However... 037, 10 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Kiwi-made America's Cup app impresses Apple A Kiwi-made America's Cup Smartphone app has been described as "one of the best sports apps in the world" by Apple. 036, 3 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Throwable 360 Camera Squito is a throwable camera that can capture 360-degree footage while in the air, giving emergency responders visual coverage where the eye can’t reach. Read more... 035, 27 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1200