Kia ora & Welcome to our new team members
Welcome to Wellington Shoebox Christmas – this is just a quick note to let you know what happens next. If it’s your first time getting involved, head over to the gallery and check out the vids and pics of the last few years to get an idea of what we’re about, and what the project […]
Tonight’s update. It starts with whoa.
Kia ora team – it’s August update time! How are we doing so far? Good! We’ve got 1700 people signed up with kids allocated, and some of the shopping has already started 😃 Schools taking part: 29 Kids already allocated: 1700 People signed up waiting to be allocated: 821 I’ve got about 200 kids to […]
3 Cool Things
Tonight’s update starts with… Whoa. Whoa, the Shoebox Christmas team (you), is incredible. I know I say that all the time, but it’s because it’s true, and it’s because my (kind of) sensible and reasonable expectations keep getting blown out of the water. Sign ups have been open to the public for under ten days so […]
Stationery Starter Packs 2018
Kia ora team, Congratulations, we made it past the middle of Winter, the days of pouring water on the windscreen in the morning are numbered. Here are three bits of awesome news for your Friday… Over the last week, I asked some of my BNZ friends to sign up and test out our web-app process to […]
Shoebox System and App update
Kia ora team, We’re nearly ready to go with sign ups for Shoebox Christmas – some of the schools have already sent through their kids ready be allocated to the team! The plan is to have all the schools loaded up and ready to go by June 1st. Then you can start signing up, you’ll […]
March update – plan, do, study, adjust.
Happy Sunday team! I’m starting to get pretty excited about the Shoebox System which me and my friend Joachim have been working on. It’s a database for allocating the cool little kids to the cool people in the team (that’s you). It’s web based, and there’s a mobile app to make things even easier. 1) […]
Kia ora team, Lots of reviewing going on at the moment – a week or so back I caught up with the awesome Lisa Southall from Taranaki Shoebox Christmas. We traded ideas, learnings, and figured out how we’re going to use the awesome new database that my friend has been building to work together and […]
Stationery Starter Packs
Kia ora team, long time no talk. Well compared to two and a half months ago anyway, when it felt like we were catching up every couple of weeks! Firstly I hope you’ve all had a good weekend, Danielle, our little girl and I spent yesterday at Avalon Park which is so much cooler than any park […]
50 Stationery Starter Packs on their way to school. On behalf of the cool boys and girls that will be lugging these around for their first year at college or intermediate in Wellington, thank you to everyone that donated to the Stationery Starter Packs fund last year. We raised enough money to donate more than 50 packs […]