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Idealog—in the ideas business

Urban sprawl or affordable housing?


Lack of land is getting in the way of affordable housing, according to the government's Productivity Commission, which is recommending relaxing urban limits. More …

Would you live in an Ikea neighbourhood?


Furniture giant Ikea has firmly cemented its place in our homes – and now its real estate arm LandProp Services is on track to build a brand new neighbourhood in east London near the 2012 Olympic grounds, applying the "Ikea philosophy ... More …


EECA names top energy project finalists

New Zealand’s most innovative energy-saving and renewable energy projects have been revealed, and they include an ambitious scheme to insulate the entire township of Foxton; the largest coal to wood pellet conversion in the southern hemisphere; a truck running ... More …


Igniting Christchurch’s creative future

Care about the creative future of Christchurch? Then you might be interested in a free public upcoming event, The River of Arts: creating new ways for the arts to work in Christchurch’s public spaces. More …


Game on for Kiwi developers

SmallWorlds, Gameloft, Grinding Gear Games, NinjaKiwi, Runaway Play, Sidhe/PikPok, Cerebral Fix. All these and more will be at this year's New Zealand Game Developers Association Conference on May 19 with leading game makers from New Zealand and Australia. More …


DeSForM down under

The DeSForM conference is on in Wellington this month, the first time the event has been held in the southern hemisphere. More …

Art’s digital revolution

The web has revolutionised more than its fair share of industries, not least the creative fields. As the PBS Off Book series explores, the artistic world has entered a new era, one of crowdfunding and creative commons.