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Idealog—in the ideas business

Book review: Scooped

The latest book to come out of AUT Media (and the first new text on journalism in this country in a decade or so), Scooped: The politics and power of journalism in Aotearoa New Zealand runs the gamut from academic ... More …

Let’s embrace tinkering

A modern life is a life centred around technology  – but do you know what goes into the products you use every day? Why don't we spend more time taking things apart?

Kaye: Auckland’s finally growing up

Auckland Central MP Nikki Kaye is passionate about her city. And she thinks it's finally on the right track, stepping back and taking a longer-term view of issues with the Auckland Plan as a starting point. More …


Christchurch architecture joins onscreen library

Christchurch's architecture may have taken a hit in the past year or so, but the latest addition to NZ On Screen's library includes the Christchurch episode of classic NZ architecture series, The Elegant Shed (to go with the ... More …

Harnessing the ‘Columbo moment’

Motivational speaker Philip Hesketh reckons there are only two elements to corporate and personal success: the killer question and the Columbo moment. More …

Bank earnings buck the trend


Despite the global recession, New Zealand’s five major banks all reported an increase in core earnings – from $2.3 to $2.8 billion – last year. More …