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On Saturday, some of the Hive members were lucky enough to attend the “Concepts of Narrative VR with Mike Jones” masterclass hosted by the New Zealand Film Commission in Dunedin’s creative co-working space Petridish. Part of the NZ Film Commission’s GPS 2026 series, the event was introduced by their Head of […]

Storytelling in VR Masterclass with Mike Jones Recap





  Within the next 20 years, 47-81% of jobs as we currently understand them will be under threat from technology. This includes jobs that have always been considered ‘safe’ from automation. But until we achieve a collective understanding of what exponential technological growth truly looks like — and how it affects […]

Why do we do the things we do?


We were invited to run a few MAKERPARTY workshops at Mashup 2016 with Codeclub, FabLab and OMG tech and other tech upstarts in Welly last week. Add 350 students from Wellington Schools and that’s a party we had to attend! So last week we set off, a band of happy […]

Rocking Wellington



Dunedin’s first Silent Disco This October 8th, Hive Dunedin is ecstatically excited to be presenting Dunedin’s very first silent disco at Vogel Street Party 2016! What’s a silent disco you ask? A silent disco is a wifi enabled pop up disco, Dj’s play tunes and attendees wear headphones connected to the […]

Silent Disco – Vogel Street Party Oct 8th


Woohoo number two! Halfway there for our goal of four this year, at which point we will be looking to become an official Mozilla Hive city. This one was even bigger than the last – more coding, more electronics, and a real trebuchet! Not to mention the neuroscience – controlling […]

Our Second Makerparty Recapped


Dunedin’s very first Makerparty was a great success, seeing more than 60 kids take part in workshops covering all sorts. From electronics to boomerang making, there was something for everyone. This was our first Makerparty, with the goal being to hold another 3 by the years end. After that, we hope to become […]

Our First Makerparty Recapped



At first glance the purpose and idea behind the Hive Dunedin may not be entirely clear. ‘Mozilla learning network’ – what does that actually mean? Well, boiled down, the point of a Hive is to take all the small, independent organisations doing things like teaching kids to code, to solder, web design, etc., and […]

Hive Dunedin – What’s it all about?