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Idealog—in the ideas business




Solar plane shows off above San Francisco

You've probably heard about the Solar Impulse, a lightweight solar-powered plane that's about to fly across the US from west to east. It's covered in 12,000 solar cells and is only sturdy enough to withstand very ... More …



Silver Fern Farms show what it takes to give good meat

New Zealand farmers, transporters and butchers go to great lengths to make the lamb cuts on your dinner table look mouth-watering. It's anything but easy to produce great meat, as Silver Fern Farms' new brand campaign from Colenso BBDO ... More …


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Events

World-class Inspiration on the road

Entrepreneurs of all stripes are invited along to Q Theatre next month for Inspire Auckland, a day of presentations from successful entrepreneurs delivered by World Class New Zealand and AUT University for the local business and creative communities. More …


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Awards

PM’s business scholarships now taking entries

This year’s Prime Minister’s Business Scholarships are now open for applications, offering senior managers, business owners and executives an opportunity to attend world-class learning institutions overseas. More …





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Events

Speed, Smarts & Startups - inside startup acceleration

Along with Y Combinator, TechStars is one of the grandaddies of startup accelerators. And next week you could get to hear Laura Reitel, former program manager at TechStars and part of the initial push to create the Global Accelerator Network ... More …


Inside: Oktobor Animation

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Sim Ahmed talks to Oktobor Animation's Rob DiFiglia and Bruce Everett about New Zealand's blossoming digital creative scene and what challenges and opportunities lay ahead for Oktobor. More …


Tomorrow Project harnesses design to standardise drinks

Just what does one standard drink constitute? Y&R and the Tomorrow Project, a social change initiative run by the country's beer, wine and spirit producers aimed at educating consumers about responsible drinking, are on the trail to clear ... More …