On Fridays we do a short interview of a young professional making waves, to get their feel on arts, culture, and events. Meet some of New Zealand's brightest young professionals and hear their tips for your next Friday night.
Hannah is part of the cast for The Revue 2017 and a photographer based in Auckland working full time in Eden Terrace but still making time to shoot outside of work.
Hannah has always had a passion for the art of photography ever since she first picked up the camera and that passion continues to grow today. Hannah has been involved with photography since 2010 and since then she has completed her Bachelors degree in photography.
As one of our great kiwi sports icons, Irene requires no introduction… but we’re giving her one anyway!
Since retiring from international Netball, Irene has taken up the position of Junior Netball Development Officer where she presents workshops around the lower North Island.
Meet Shawn Moodie, Digital Communications Advisor at the New Zealand Human Rights Commission.
In addition to handling all things digital at the NZHRC, Shawn sits on the board of a charity, hosts a podcast and manages an entertainment review site.
Meet James McGeorge, Manager at KPMG, part time cheeseburger impersonator and NZ based producer for The Revue 2017.
Catherine Coup, Professional Support Lawyer at Linklaters LLP has recently taken the leap over to London to experience working life outside of NZ.
Marketing expert, Zahn Brazil is passionate about people and loves bringing like-minded humans together to build communities and collective thinking.
Met James, a Digital Workshop Team Leader at SmartLeader Apps. He to NZ to stay here for a six week internship after backpacking through Asia and Australia. Nearly two years later he still hasn't left!
Lightning Lab's Connor Archbold lets us in on his secret love: a few hot-toddys and a round of dumplings at Xu-Xu, and this one epic time he saw the Histamatics at Portland Public House.
Rahul Mehta, technologist and commercial strategist, marvels at the sheer natural beauty of this planet. And the Black Caps.
Delia, Tom and Jonathan are Auckland lawyers by day, and theatre producers by night. The team tell us why they think Auckland mounts a serious challenge to Wellington as the cultural capital of New Zealand.
Mark Colley, co-founder of Konstruct Limited and IT legal counsel at Westpac, shares his insider tips on Ponsonby hotspots.
Alex Dawson, Yelp Auckland's community and marketing manager, shares her love of blues music and great local businesses.
Executive Director of Aotearoa Development Cooperative, Andrew Colgan, talks to us about Auckland's rooftop bars, Melbourne musicals, and a secret passion for maps.
Local startup aficionados, Emma Fitzgerald and Oscar Ellison, share their enthusiasm for late night Manhattans, Ponsonby's BYO scene, and Banksy.
Christchurch-based IP lawyer, dancer, and Pilates instructor, Stephanie, gives us her tips on Christchurch's dining scene and new BootyBarre fitness classes.
CEO and co-founder of Eyedentify, Phil Thomson, admits he would bring the five Step Up movies to life in a Broadway musical. Hear about Phil's love of dumplings, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, and working to reduce crime.
Leader of the Doctors-in-Training Council of the NZ Medical Association, and Generation Zero in Auckland, Sudhvir talks of vibrant cities, alluring fog, and Drake at the Hammersmith.
This week we profile the four directors at the creative helm of The Revue, who lead a diverse group to put together an extravaganza of skits, dances, and general hilarity featuring a cast, crew, and band comprised entirely of young professionals from around Auckland with special guest comedians from The Classic.
Former barrister, stand-up comedy and sustainable business-lover Sophie is making waves in the food scene with Bird on a Wire and Box of Bird – known for creating food that is nutritionally and ethically guilt free. Sophie shares her favourite weekend haunts, and some must-reads!
Currently working at Minter Ellison Rudd Watts and having just launched her personal health and wellness venture “Crossing Paths”; Sophie Shieff’s aim is to encourage a balance between corporate life and holistic well-being.
In our first #FridayProfile, Snowball Effect's Josh Daniel talks Dynamotion, Dinosaurs and Spitting Feathers.