Sled Driver details
Why change? It ain’t broken, is it? Not really. But it is incredibly time and effort intensive, not scalable, and it relies entirely on me. If I’m too busy with work, two rightfully demanding kids, one awesome wife, and fifty million mental health saving hobbies, things fall over or the project stops. The changes this year […]
Kia ora & Welcome to our new team members
Can’t make it to your school within school hours? Firstly, are you aaaaabsolutely sure? Is there anybody you can ask to drop it off for you? If not, click your pick up location from the list below, or an area you can drop your present off to. Then comment on the Facebook Page (here), tagging the […]
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 get […]
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) It’s […]
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 […]