Rabid is now Ackama

In September 2018, on the company’s 8th birthday, Rabid became Ackama - this was to reflect that fact that we work on large digital ecosystems, and given that nature is the largest ecosystem in the world we wanted a name that came from nature. Ackama, or Makamaka, is a small bushy tree with white flowers and red seeds. It’s found on the coast from Whangarei north.

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More about Amy Shand

Amy has over 20 years of experience in administration and management, in both public and private sector organisations. Since moving to Wellington in 2005, she has spent the majority of her time working in the film industry, supporting the IT Department at Weta Digital as a Production Manager for five years, and then as a manager of various teams at Park Road Post Production for another three.

Amy believes that good managers make an enormous difference to people’s wellbeing. Outside of work, she is one of the facilitators for Managers Anonymous, a weekly peer group mentoring group for managers, and she is also a volunteer mentor with Cultivate Mentoring Lab. She also enjoys creating a variety of art - lino cut prints, pen and ink illustrations, and short stories for children.

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Rabid's New Space!

Rabid has a new Wellington home!! We’re now located at Level 2, 50 The Terrace. We’re tucked away off the street, so if you want to come visit you’ll need to enter via 44 The Terrace, head through the lobby and down the stone steps to the right, and then head down the wood-panelled hallway to the stairs or lifts at the end. One of the advantages to being off the street is that our...

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