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Hnry News

Find out the latest news from the team at Hnry

Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQ's for NZ’s Self-employed Workforce


Last updated 15 May 2020. This FAQ answers questions pertaining to Work and Income NZ’s support for self-employed contractors, freelancers,...

2020 Hnry Awards: Winners Round-Up


With the inaugural Hnry Awards now wrapped up, we got the chance to chat with this year’s winners about their entries, their inspirations, a...

The Hnry Awards Winners


The inaugural Hnry Awards have come to a close, and we wanted to take some time to reflect and commend this year’s winners.  It started wit...

The Hnry Awards Top 10


Now that public voting for this year’s Hnry Awards has closed, we wanted to take some time to recognise the amazing entries that make up our...

Meet the Judges: Annie Ackerman


Rounding out our judge’s panel is Annie Ackerman, Chief Executive of The Big Idea. Annie has experience in arts media and brings decades o...

Meet the Judges: Tui Te Hau


Throughout her varied and illustrious career, Tui Te Hau has worn many hats. With executive roles at Creative HQ and Te Papa, Tui led the ch...

Meet the Judges: Brendon McLean


As Group Business Director, Brendon McLean from FCB New Zealand works with different organisations around the country to develop creative id...

Meet the Judges: Jane Blackmore


Jane Blackmore is an acclaimed painter with decades of experience, and has a unique sense of style and a keen eye for what works and what do...

Introducing the Hnry Awards: Your Chance to Win a Share of $25,000


Here at Hnry, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of our annual award, aimed at New Zealand’s freelance and contractor community, with $25...

How to Think Like a Startup: Lessons in Agile Resourcing


‘Thinking like a startup’ is about using a set of very limited resources wisely in order to test, refine, and deliver your product to your c...

Hnry + Hatch, For the Win


Hnry + Hatch Partnership Going out as a contractor or freelancer is an awesome way of life: you get to choose your own hours, develop your...

Hnry Calls for Changes to KiwiSaver for the Self-Employed


Hnry has been involved in the recent discussions with The Commission for Financial Capability (CFFC) is bring about changes to KiwiSaver to...

Hnry Celebrates Success with the Wellington Startup Community


This week, we celebrated our recent investment success alongside the Wellington startup community at the launch of our new office space. Th...

Hnry Raises $2.15m in Oversubscribed Investment Round


We’re thrilled to announce that we have closed our latest investment round at $2.15 million – over-subscribing due to some keen investor int...

2019 RCSA TechExpo: James Fuller Talks Portfolio Careers


This week, Hnry co-founder and CEO, James Fuller addressed the Recruitment, Consulting and Staffing Association (RCSA) New Zealand, at their...

James Fuller Chats to Les Mills' Ish Cheyne


Hnry co-founder and CEO, James Fuller, recently joined Les Mills’ Head of Fitness, Ish Cheyne, on a podcast focusing on the personal trainer...

Hnry Meets the Mayor


When the Hnry Team won the 2019 Wellington Gold Award for Emerging Gold Service at July’s ceremony, we were absolutely ecstatic. To take hom...

Quoting Has Arrived!


Hnry customers now have the option to send a Quote for their services to a Client before they Invoice that Client.   With the arrival of Q...

Unicorn Factory and Hnry Pair Up for Wellington Freelancer Network Event


A networking event designed to bring Wellington freelancers to connect with local businesses will take place this Wednesday (31 July 2019) i...

Hnry Wins Emerging Gold - Services at the Wellington Gold Awards


Wellington Fintech technology company, Hnry, has taken out the Emerging Gold -Services Awards at Friday night’s Wellington Gold Awards event...

Hnry CEO & Co-founder James Fuller on the NZ Everyday Investing Podcast


Join Hnry CEO & Co-founder James Fuller in a free-form discussion on the NZ Everyday Investor podcast.   James and podcast host Darc...

ASB and Hnry's Banking Partnership


ASB and Hnry Share Vision for the Future of Work Tax and payment services company Hnry has announced a new banking relationship with ASB Ba...

Introducing Hnry's Latest Allocation Additions


Round 2 of Allocations is here! At Hnry, we’re always trying to expand the services that we offer to our customers. Launched in October, th...

New Year, New Hnry Bank Accounts


As you might have heard, Hnry is ringing in the New Year with new Hnry Bank Accounts for our customers. The main reason for the switch is t...

Meet the Team: Leigh Mackay


In this first of our ‘Meet the Team’ series, new Hnry Relationship Manager Leigh Mackay opens up about her time spent in recruitment, how sh...

How Hnry Allocations Will Transform the Self-Employed Landscape


Here at Hnry, our main focus is on financially empowering the self-employed. It’s our aim to make earning an independent income simpler for...

Introducing Allocations: Hnry's Awesome New Feature for Distributing Your Money


Have you ever been frustrated at having direct debits come out of your personal account before you’ve been paid by clients? Have you wanted...

From Kitchen Table To Featherston St: Hnry's New Office


If you’ve been following Hnry over the past year or so, you’ll know we’ve gone through a few stages of development. We emerged from the Kiwi...

Behind the Hnry Name


Is it Hnry, Henry, HNRY or Hrny? We get asked this question quite often. The answer? It’s Hnry - like the name Henry but without the ’e’....

We're just over half way...


The Hnry team are just over half-way through the 14-week KiwiBank FinTech accelerator - and it’s been an amazing journey so far. By way of a...

Building a platform for growth...


When Hnry first launched back in April 2017, we did it in classic start-up style. We built an online platform with just enough functionality...

Igniting Creativity...


This past week has been driven by full on excitement and eager anticipation. The energy not only lingers from the KFA orientation week but i...

The Hnry Experience


Customer Experience. User Experience. Product/Market Fit. These terms get thrown around a LOT these days. But what do they actually mean fo...

Now the Work Really Starts


After last week and the rapid introduction to the Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator we now understand just how frenetic the programme is and is g...

Hnry Is Accelerating


Wow. What a week. This week saw the start of the KiwiBank Fintech Accelerator (KFA), and over the last 5 days, the Hnry team has been getti...

A Big Year for Hnry


2018 is going to be a big year here at Hnry! We’ve been accepted into the upcoming KiwiBank Fintech Accelerator (KFA) programme in Wellingto...

How Did We Get Here?


Becoming self-employed seemed like a scary prospect. Whilst I was comfortable that I’d get a regular income out of it, my biggest worry was...

Hnry gets a face-lift!


As of today, the customer portal of Hnry has had a complete revamp. Over Christmas, our amazing technical team worked tirelessly to rebuild...