Impact Consulting 222939 en-nz Impact Consulting and Accounting Ltd 30 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 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 reduces environmental impact in India. 029, 13 Jul 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 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 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 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 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 ASB Otago Sports Awards - Chance to Celebrate Local Success Kiwis are notoriously bad a acknowledging our success. The Otago Sports Awards recently helped tip the scales in the right direction. 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 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 Cycle Tourism Growing It is not just the Rail Trail that is gaining steam and the Queenstown mountain biking market is growing along with many other attractions around the country. 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 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 Southland to hold robotics discussion event Mike Shatford, owner of Design Energy, gives insight into the solutions of robotics and providing ideas on establishing budget for automating a process. See how Robotics may assist your company now. Find out what the latest technology available is in 6-Axis robots and 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 to 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 DIY Shoes Creative shoe design allows customers to make their own shoes. 023, 3 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 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 Re-think of Wine Packaging Targets New Markets Fine wine goes casual with single-serve pouches... 016, 15 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 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 Nicky Samuels World Champ Nicky Samuels takes a world title in the Xterra World Championships, Hawaii. 003, 13 Jan 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 x2 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 Bring 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 Ewan McDougall Film in Production Renowned Dunedin artist Ewan McDougall is to gain additional exposure with the creation of an art documentary about his life and works. 034, 20 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Australian Bike and Lifestyle Expo Tourism NZ set to promote NZ cycling opportunities at Bike and Lifestyle expo in Sydney. 034, 20 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Stanford University NASCAR Challenge 2min video highlighting the value of observing while also doing... 034, 20 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1200 City Street Lights Project Local Residents Messages "Messages that shine" is an initiative by Brazilian energy company, which utilises street lights to project local residents messages onto the pavement. 033, 13 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Feeling Creative... This application, voted creative app of the year at the 2012 apple design awards, might be just the thing for all you creative types out there... 032, 6 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Thinking of expanding into Australia? In sport we love to be rivals. In business there are opportunities but we need to be prepared... 031, 30 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Start-up Weekend Dunedin NO TALK, ALL ACTION. LAUNCH A STARTUP IN 54 HOURS. Thinking of starting a venture? Got a creative idea that needs some development? 031, 30 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Ring Unlocks Smartphones A Chinese company has developed a ring that unlocks the wear's smartphone only when they are holding it... 030, 23 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Another Top 10 Placing for Nicky Samuels Few people work as hard as professional athletes... 030, 23 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Technology Becoming More Influential Technology is now shaping more than just the analysis of sporting performance... 029, 16 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +1200 NZ Winegrowers - Wine Vintage Indicators 2013 Infographic Some interesting NZ wine industry facts presented in as an infographic image... 028, 10 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Digital Printing Of Custom T-shirts In-store YrStore is a pop-up store that sells garments designed and printed by the customers themselves.... 028, 10 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Triathlon Leverages Social Media Get your message spray painted on the road for the world to see... 027, 3 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Social Rewards Increasing Value A move toward social rewards is increasing the value of traditional loyalty structures. 027, 2 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Tour De France This week Tour De France kicks off... 026, 27 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Momentum Builds Momentum The first step is always the hardest... 026, 27 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Austrian beer company labels bottles with free rides home In Austria a design firm have replaced bottle labels with free public transport tickets in an effort to stop drink driving... 026, 27 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Reminder IR3 Due 7th July We can help. If you are self employed, have rental property income or other income that isn't taxed.... 026, 25 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Goggle-mounted heart rate monitor with real time feedback At the top end technology can significantly aid in getting the best possible results. This is true in both business and sport... 025, 20 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Revolutionary tech amplifies breaths to inflate airbed in seconds Who would have thought physics could make camping more fun? Revolutionary technology significantly improves air beds. 025, 19 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Bank Security Requirements Tighten Changes in bank lending requirements mean more identification rquired... 025, 19 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Sunnyvale Development Sunnyvale Sports Centre takes another step towards stage 3 development. 024, 12 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +1200 DoorBot - smartphone video doorbell DoorBot is a system that aims to replace the doorbell with a camera that broadcasts direct to homeowners’ smartphones. 024, 12 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Wool & Prince - The 100 Day shirt Innovation from new shirt brand "Wool & Prince", seeks to take the life of a shirt to 100 days without washing... 023, 5 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Bespoke prosthetics boost amputees’ self esteem and style Niche market project focuses on meeting need for amputees. 021, 21 May 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Management Skills - Being heard... not miss-heard Easy to read article with practical leadership communication tips and stories, mistakes to avoid and fixes to make... 020, 14 May 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Bicycle Innovation - Sandwichbikes Eco-friendly wooden frames bikes that can be assembled just like flatpack furniture. 019, 9 May 2013 00:00:00 +1200 2min of Steve Jobs' Best Advice This YouTube video of Steve Jobs is making the rounds again and for good reason. It’s less than two minutes long and it encapsulates one of the best bits of advice Steve Jobs ever offered on how to succeed. 016, 17 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Christchurch Sporting Sector Still Recovering... The Christchurch Earthquakes of September 2010 and Feb 2011 may seem like a memory for much of NZ, but for Christchurch the tension remains. One area... 016, 16 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +1200 7 Lessons From the World's Most Captivating Presenters Turning facts into a story and story into engagement... learn from the best. 013, 27 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +1300 ROI Calculation Essential Before Investing in Building Be it a commercial building or a community asset. Return on investment calculations are essential... you could end up with a tax liability. 012, 21 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Education App "iTunes U" Tops 1 Billion Downloads Is 'free' the new price of education, or are companies just getting smarter about how they scale their services and make money at the same time. 012, 20 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Bikes Roll Into Queenstown Queenstown prepares for influx of cyclists as the annual bike festival kicks off. 012, 19 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +1300 The art of asking... Don't make people pay. Let them. Well known for pushing boundaries, Alt-rock icon Amanda Palmer challenges the traditional approach with this thought provoking talk. 011, 14 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Home Grown Hero - Backing our own... Century in debut outing... dream come true. 011, 14 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +1300