Impact Consulting 222939 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz en-nz Impact Consulting Ltd 30 Ignite Aotearoa Launch Social Enterprise Mental Health Platform for Workplaces https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/845851 Emerge Aotearoa have recently launched an off shot social enterprise called Ignite Aotearoa to help reshape how mental well being is promoted in workplaces. 040, 30 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/845851 UK Social Enterprise encourages Staff Poaching https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/844974 UK based social enterprise Beco, is hoping to raise awareness of disabled workers with an innovative ad campaign urging competitors to steal their staff. 038, 17 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/844974 Environmental Action Challenge Uniquely Presented https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/845008 The anatomy of action is a unique environmental / sustainable living challenge collaboratively devised by The UnSchool of Disruptive Design and UNEP to activate sustainable lifestyles... 037, 10 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/845008 Invercargill Airport Set to Receive First Direct Flight from Auckland https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/843231 In late 2017 Impact Consulting undertook region-wide market research to assess the travel patterns of Southland residents and businesses travellers. This research has led to... 034, 20 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/843231 The Last Mid-Wife Highlights Critical Facilities in Te Puia Springs https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/843233 Great to see Te Puia Springs and the East Cape getting some good media coverage for the great work they do. Look forward to seeing their hospital facilities being rejuvenated. In 2018 Impact Consulting... 032, 6 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/843233 Needle helps brain surgeons see blood vessels https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/718579 An innovation from The University of Adelaide has resulted in the creation of a smart needle which helps surgeons detect and avoid vulnerable blood vessels during brain surgeries. 007, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/718579 Waiau School Pool Fundraiser Gets National Media Attention https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/711415 Waiau School pool was destroyed in the recent earthquake. This Christmas Impact have decided to contribute towards the Waiau school pool fundraiser, rather than sending Christmas hampers. 051, 15 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/711415 Glow in the dark cycle path improves safety https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/702284 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/702284 No waste, edible emergency drone carries more food https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/696736 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/696736 Tourism Funding Opportunities https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/696920 Opportunity to take advantage of the tourism project funding grant before it closes on October 12th. 039, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/696920 Organic Paddock-to-Plate Resturant Reduces Waste https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/696715 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/696715 Value of Sport in Education and Development https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/693284 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/693284 App Turns Smart Phones Into Firealarm https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/689747 CleverLoop are turning old smart phones into fire alarm notifiers via their Smokey app. 033, 8 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/689747 Smart Phone Fire Alarm App https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/689748 CleverLoop are turning old smart phones into fire alarm notifiers via their Smokey app. Test text text. http://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/uploads/83902/images-160x160/281611/Caine_s_Arcade.JPG 033, 8 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/689748 Test news 3 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/689760 CleverLoop are turning old smart phones into fire alarm notifiers via their Smokey app. Test text text. http://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/uploads/83902/images-160x160/281611/Caine_s_Arcade.JPG 033, 8 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/689760 test news https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/689740 the news here 033, 8 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/689740 Youth Employment Success https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/677754 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/677754 The inspirational story of Caine's Arcade [VIDEO] https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/671728 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/671728 UK Data Business Helping to make Govt. Data Usable https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/660114 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/660114 Cement Alternative fast and cheaper - Radical Innovation Leads to Roll out Concrete https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/660113 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/660113 Impact Commissioned to Undertake Bowls and Sports Hub Feasibility https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/659266 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/659266 Busy year ahead for Tour of Southland Winner, Brad Evans https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/659265 Career goals growing steadily for Dunedin cyclist... 006, 2 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/659265 Guy Carter and Johnny Van Leeuwen take on 7 day, 569km Mtn Bike Stage Race https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/659257 The Pioneer is NZ's newest and perhaps hardest Mtn Bike stage race... 006, 2 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/659257 Otago Art Society Summer Exhibition https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/659268 Impact is again involved in supporting creative pursuits in Dunedin... 006, 2 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/659268 Nicky Samuels back in NZ Tri Squad https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/659258 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/659258 Local Lad Growing Opportunities for Top Level Professional Sports Contracts https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/659262 Recruitment of talented Kiwi sportsmen to international clubs is a growing trend... 006, 2 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/659262 2016 Masters Games in Full Swing https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/659267 The 2016 Masters Games featuring over 80 sports are in full swing... 006, 2 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/659267 Cashless Payment System https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/655467 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/655467 Disruptive Innovation - Think Different - A Core Value for Apple https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Disruptive_Innovation 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Disruptive_Innovation Australian Post provide physical popup presence for online stores https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/653045 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/653045 Interactive Holograms - Wellington Inventors https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/653055 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/653055 London Co-living Project Pushes Shared Space into new Territory https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Co-living_accommodation_innovation 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Co-living_accommodation_innovation Driverless Formula E Race Series Planned https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/652052 The electric revolution is coming faster than you might have anticipated, 225km/h fast... 051, 14 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/652052 China a Growing Market - are you investment ready? https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/651589 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/651589 Is goal setting a waste of time? https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/651541 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/651541 5 Tips for Building a Successful Business - Keys to Home Grown Success https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/651586 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/651586 Wanaka Landscapes Set to Grow https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/651587 Significant Wanaka business receives a brand refresh... 050, 10 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/651587 Digital Display Shoes Take Animation to a New Level https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Shoe_Innovation 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Shoe_Innovation 3-word combinations to map every location on the planet... https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Mapping_Innovation Company What3words have remapped the globe using unique word based location identifiers... 049, 3 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Mapping_Innovation Rideable suitcase for Teenagers https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Luggage_Innovation The creators of Trunki (a rideable suitcase for children) have now created a version for teenagers... 049, 2 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Luggage_Innovation Hands Free Virtual Reality Motion Controller https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Gaming_Industry_Innovation Tech start-up VRGO have created a new kind of motion controller for virtual reality. 047, 19 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Gaming_Industry_Innovation Collapsible car booster seat for children a game changer https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/646355 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/646355 Innovative Tableware for Alzheimer's Suffers Inspired by Grandmother https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Innovative_Tableware_for_Alzheimer%27s_Suffers 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Innovative_Tableware_for_Alzheimer%27s_Suffers New Shower Innovation Uses 70% Less Water https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Water_Saving_Shower_Innovation 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Water_Saving_Shower_Innovation SALt - Lamp Powered By Salt Water https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Lighting_Innovation 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Lighting_Innovation App to prevent food waste https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Food_waste_App 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Food_waste_App Eco-BLAC ash brick recycles industrial waste https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Industrial_Waste_Innovation Bricks made from industrial waste reduce environmental impacts in India. 029, 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Industrial_Waste_Innovation Virtual Touch - What if you could feel with out touching? https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Virtual_Reality_Touch_Innovation New virtual touch system which gives the sensation of tactile touch in mid-air... 025, 17 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Virtual_Reality_Touch_Innovation How great leaders inspire action https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Leadership_and_innovation 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Leadership_and_innovation Shanghai Table Tennis Visit an Opportunity for Dunedin https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/616944 Lindsay has been involved in hosting and organising sporting exchanges with China for over 25 years. 024, 9 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/616944 Under 20 Football World Cup https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/616941 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/616941 Otago Polytechnic Developing Centre of Sporting Excellence https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/617007 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/617007 Cycle Tourism Growing https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/616878 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/616878 ASB Otago Sports Awards - Chance to Celebrate Local Success https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/617105 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/617105 Guy Carter Selected for L&M Group Ricoh Cycle Team https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/616857 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/616857 Jessica Harvey Joins the Impact Consulting Team https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/616867 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/616867 PLAN AHEAD, funding and development projects take time https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/617106 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/617106 Resistance Band Delivered Direct https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/616948 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/616948 Southland to hold robotics discussion event https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Robotics_NZ 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Robotics_NZ User focused health tracker enables donation of data to research https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Health_Innovation 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Health_Innovation Success for Blackmount Community https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/607907 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/607907 Upcycling Recycling - Kiwi Innovation https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Upcycling_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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Upcycling_Innovation Amendments to the Employment Relations Act 2000 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/598470 Important Changes to the Employment Relations Act come in force on the 6th March 2015... 009, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/598470 Virtual Reality Cycling Gets Competitive https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/598343 Virtual reality cycle videos let indoor cyclists race each other... 009, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/598343 Dunedin's Gigatown Rollout Begins https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/598460 Is your business using the internet to its full potential? 009, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/598460 Wellington Office Launched https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/598070 We are pleased to announce that our new Wellington office is now operational... 009, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/598070 More from on the Trail ... of the Hospice Fundraiser https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/597715 Dunedin Hospice fundraiser bike ride raises $53,000 and counting.... 009, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/597715 Furniture Hidden in a Book https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Furniture_Innovation 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Furniture_Innovation School Review Received Positively https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/586478 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/586478 The Return of Polaroid - Case turns smart phone into Polaroid camera https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Smartphone_Polaroid 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Smartphone_Polaroid Info Graphics Changing The World Of Data https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Info_Graphics 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Info_Graphics New golf company breaks all the rules with fold-away golf clubs https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Golf_Innovation Serial inventor Pat Brady has broken all the rules in creating golf kit with detachable handles. 029, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Golf_Innovation Crowdfunding NZ https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Crowdfunding_NZ Crowd funding success raises over $100,000 in less than twenty days. 026, 25 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Crowdfunding_NZ Near invisible clip turns any wall space into a tidy bike rack https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Bike_Rack_Innovation 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Bike_Rack_Innovation Recycled bottles become wall tiles https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Recycling_Innovation 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Recycling_Innovation Student Loan Changes https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/557837 Important changes to student loans as of 1 April 2014. 024, 12 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/557837 DIY Shoes https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/DIY_Shoe_Innovation Creative shoe design allows customers to make their own shoes. 023, 3 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/DIY_Shoe_Innovation Multi-purpose Field Transforms to Collect Solar Energy https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/556549 Transforming field features hard court, astro-turf and solar panels. 023, 3 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/556549 Language service connects students with native speaking seniors looking for conversation https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Language_Learning_Innovation 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Language_Learning_Innovation App helps travellers gain compensation for delayed flights https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Airline_Travel_Insurance_Innovation AirHelp enables travellers (or would be travellers) to easily get refunds for delayed or cancelled flights. 019, 6 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Airline_Travel_Insurance_Innovation Life size logo blocks let kids build their own furniture https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Kids_Furniture_Innovation 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Kids_Furniture_Innovation Re-think of Wine Packaging Targets New Markets https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Wine_Market_Development_Innovation Fine wine goes casual with single-serve pouches... 016, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Wine_Market_Development_Innovation Dunedin Economic Strategy Update https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/544052 Brief video update of the Dunedin Economic Development Strategy one year on from its initial establishment. 016, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/544052 Scan a printed article’s headline, instantly get the digital version https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Digital_Print_Innovation App links digital and physical media to enhance both... 015, 9 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Digital_Print_Innovation Cycle Tourism a Growing Market https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/542880 Growth evident... 015, 8 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/542880 Does your business have adequate insurance and ACC cover? https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/542846 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/542846 Clever Caps - Reusing Bottle Caps as Lego Blocks https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Bottle_Recycling_Innovation Rethinking your product life cycle can add significant value, while reducing environmental impact... 009, 27 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Bottle_Recycling_Innovation Acoustic bathtub lets users feel music https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Bathroom_Innovation 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Bathroom_Innovation Nicky Samuels World Champ https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/525795 Nicky Samuels takes a world title in the Xterra World Championships, Hawaii. 003, 13 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/525795 2 Apps that turns smartphone owners into film crew members https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/520780 Film Crew enables professional filmmakers to crowdsource smartphone footage from at a concert. 051, 17 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/520780 7 Camping & Survival Hacks that could save your life... and maybe your start-up https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Camping_Innovation 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Camping_Innovation Smart Phone Connected Bike Lock Lets Riders Share Access With Friends https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Bike_Lock_Innovation 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Bike_Lock_Innovation Drinks turned 'ice cold' in under 45 seconds https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Drink_Innovation New cooling system developed by UK company Enviro-Cool. 048, 26 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Drink_Innovation Family of smart creatures helps parents get pregnant and raise their kids https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Pregnancy_Innovation 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Pregnancy_Innovation Smart Phone Plug Creates Shortcut Button https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Smartphone_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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Smartphone_Button Create Your Own Game https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Create_Your_Own_Game Kiwi Exposure in San Fran https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Americas_Cup_Impact 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Americas_Cup_Impact How Role-Playing Can Teach Entrepreneurship https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Entrepreneurship_Role_Playing 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Entrepreneurship_Role_Playing New platform reminds users to keep in touch with important contacts https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Track_social_media_conversations_over_multiple_platforms 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 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/Track_social_media_conversations_over_multiple_platforms Amazing new App turns sketches into working Prototypes for New Apps https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/App_Prototyping Platform turns drawings into apps, no programming necessary... 041, 8 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.impactconsulting.co.nz/blog/App_Prototyping