The rise of the side hustle . . . Oamaru social worker Becky Dennison is running two businesses in her spare time. PHOTOS: SUPPLIED

From 9am to 5pm, Becky Dennison is a social worker. But outside those hours, she is her own boss, and among a significant number of millennials venturing into entrepreneurship through a side hustle – a business they run alongside full or part-time jobs. Rebecca Ryan finds out more about Becky from Betty’s NZ.

Becky Dennison has always had an entrepreneurial spirit.

As a child, she enjoyed making arts and crafts to sell to family, friends and teachers.

Now aged 25, she has made it a business, selling small-batch, New Zealand-made jewellery through her online accessories store Betty’s NZ and hand-making floral wreaths and decor for Floral by B.

She fits it all in around her full-time job as a social worker.

Miss Dennison is…

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