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Finding the rhythm: RNV founder Hamish Pinkham on 15 years in the festival business

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Finding the rhythm: RNV founder Hamish Pinkham on 15 years in the festival business

Hip-hop artists requesting non-existent five-star hotels in Gisborne, pie and petrol shortages, sound systems falling off cliffs in the gorge - there's never a dull moment in the music festival business. In light of the 2017 lineup being released, we're republishing this piece from June, where Rhythm and Vines founder and creative director Hamish Pinkham talks us through the wild ride of 15 years at the helm of New Zealand's award-winning New Years festival.

Entrepreneurship

While founder mental health is an important discussion to have, the effect the pressures can have on the founder's loved ones is an equally important topic. BizDojo co-founder Nick Shewring shares the lessons he's learnt on how to ensure friends and family are well supported when someone is undergoing a founder journey.

Innovation Heroes

As part of the New Zealand Innovation Council’s new video series, Innovation Heroes - Show and Tell, which will focus on eight specific elements required to achieve successful business growth, some of Aotearoa’s best-known innovators share their stories of innovation and inspiration. This time Sunfed Meats’ Shama Lee, Ligar’s Nigel Slaughter and Volpara’s Lisa Johnston talking funding and R&D.;