Posted by Anna
What does home mean to you?

That was the question that the Loading Docs team asked film makers late last year, and the resulting 67 short doco proposals they received were so varied they almost couldn’t be compared – everyone had a different way of showing […]

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2013: A BIG year for PledgeMe

We’ve had an amazing year – 2013 was a BIG year for Pledge Me – BIG projects, BIG impact, BIG change, BIG events and BIG thanks. In 2013, we hit two significant milestones. In April, we hit the $1 million […]

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Ink Big Dreams

One of our successes this year was Ink Big – who almost doubled the $900 target it set to get up and running. Gareth is the big ‘inker’ behind the Ink Big project, wanted to produce super size hand screen […]

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Infinite-ly World Class

Infinite Dance Crew, a group from Wellington, were almost ready to head to the world hip hop championships in Serbia – but still had a short fall in their funding of $1,000. So they decided to go to their crowd […]

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Graph Genie shows final countdown

You know how we always say that the majority of pledges come in the final 48 hours? Well – one of our projects made this graph to prove it: Water Genie was a bit of an underdog for us. They […]

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2 Girls 1 Conference

Leilani Kake and Ema Tavola were on a mission. They wanted to get to Canada to make sure Pacific Arts and South Auckland were visible, present + accounted for at the Pacific Arts Association Symposium in August 2013. They had […]

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#stoptheGCSBbill

This campaign could have gone shockingly. I mean, the turn around time was tight, we didn’t feel like we knew enough about the ramifications of the bill, and we were ramping up into Social Enterprise week, talks, we were one […]

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Lucky 13

13 projects hit their funding goal in the last week. A sign that 13 isn’t so unlucky? We think so. Here’s a few of the successfully funded projects, bring us up to a grand total of 359 projects funded through […]

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Posted by Sam
Crowdfunding 101 in a Hot Rod

This success story had a sweet ride on the crowdfunding circuit… Hot Rod Revue definitely has the lowdown on New Zealand’s hot rod culture – the online magazine’s fabulous team crowdfunded over $7160 (over their $6000 target!) to make their […]

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