With it being the school holidays at the moment, we thought now would be a good time to shine a spotlight on some of the parents who regularly use Basestation. We caught up with John Baker from Architectus for a kōrero on how he navigates mahi with two young tamariki at home.

At the beginning of the year we started asking our residents for feedback - we asked “What’s working and what’s not working.” 

As well as some really lovely feedback (which we will share shortly in our social media), there were some items we were able to action or fix, and some we are still working on. One of the outcomes from doing this was to create a Basestation Mana Enhancing Understanding.

 

Friday, 05 April 2024 11:50

Mt Everest Challange 2024

Basestation residents and friends took part in this year's Mount Everest challenge!

Now in its 10th year, this annual challenge sets the goal of going up Mount Maunganui 38 times in 50 days (the equivalent to climbing Mount Everest) You can do this solo or as part of a team.

We had 15 Basestation residents, staff, friends, and whānau taking part in this year's Everest Challenge.  After doing some calculations we worked out that between us all we climbed up Mauao 237 times!

 

Small Business Day 9th April is about celebrating, supporting and championing the heart and soul of kiwi communities - small businesses. 

At Basestation we have a lot of small businesses based here in our coworking space. 

We sat down with two residents who own a small business, we asked what they do, how coworking helps them to do this, and what it means to own a small business. 

Below is the kōrero we had with Andrew Mahon, Director and Owner of MOCA. MOCA is a web development company based in Tauranga and employs seven staff and two contractors (all New Zealand based).

Small Business Day 9th April is about celebrating, supporting and championing the heart and soul of kiwi communities - small businesses.

At Basestation, we have a lot of small businesses based here in our coworking space.

We sat down with two residents who own a small business, we asked them what they do, how coworking helps them to do this, and what it means to own a small business.

Below is the kōrero we had with KeriAnn Birch, Director and Founder of Birch and Co. KeriAnn is a bookkeeper, her tagline is ‘Crunching the numbers so you don’t have to.’

At Basestation, we are always keen to share with the wider community who's coworking with us.

This month we caught up with the Downtown Tauranga team! 

This year for International Women’s Day we are sitting down with some wāhine founders at  Basestation to kōrero about their journey and learnings in setting up and running their own organisation.

For this blog we’ve captured a conversation with Bryar Stewart, founder and host of Powered by Impact. A platform and podcast that has grown into a community and content studio supporting business growth by raising the profile of their impact.

This year for International Women’s Day we are sitting down with some wāhine founders at  Basestation to kōrero about their journey and learnings in setting up and running their own organisation. 

For this blog we’ve captured a conversation with Pascale Hyboud-Peron, founder and Momentum Generator (yes - that is her actual  job title!)  at Stand Tall, a Community Trust that creates the conditions for all youth to maximize their potential so that they can build the future they want to see. 

This year for International Women’s Day we are sitting down with some wāhine founders at  Basestation to kōrero about their journey and learnings in setting up and running their own organisation.

For this blog we’ve captured a conversation with Jackie Messam, founder and trainer at Rippled Ed, a business that works with a range of organisations to upskill kaiako in the workplace and on campus.

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