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Calling All Contractors And Consultants - Coworking Coming To Wellington

Coworking is a fantastic idea for someone like myself, independent of the corporates, fairly nomadic around the offices but social and loves to hear the buzz of human activity.

Here's a grand description from the ever present Wikipedia:
Coworking is an emerging trend for a new pattern for working. Typically work-at-home professionals or independent contractors or people who travel frequently end up working in an isolated way. Coworking is the social gathering of a group of people, who are still working independently, but who share values and who are are interested in the synergy that can happen from working with talented people in the same space.

Here in Wellington Steven Heath and Peter McVicar are setting up somewhere to cowork - if sound like it is for you, visit the website,* and register your interest.

They have some indicative costs, think $500 all in with a discount for founder members.

This was posted this on the NZ-2.0 mailing list a week or so ago:
A friend and I are looking at setting up a coworking space in
Wellington, more than likely somewhere around Lambton Quay.

Our general concept is during working hours it will be a 'normal'
coworking office, after hours we're hoping we can offer the space to
host user groups and even barcamps.

At the moment we're trying to gage the level of interest in the
concept by asking people to register their interest at

If you've got some ideas, or would like to see us provide other
services let us know.


Other resources:
* And get The Den URL correct (it's as the one is, *ahem*, very different and probably not safe for work :-)