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Idealog—in the ideas business

What does collaboration look like?

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New Zealand’s primary industries can learn from the success of the Olympic Games in developing collaborative behaviours to deliver a more successful future for our vital agribusiness economic sector. More …


Imagine Cup 2013 Winners

Six teams take top honours at this year's Microsoft Imagine Cup finals, with one getting the opportunity to represent New Zealand at the world wide Imagine Cup finals held in St Petersburg, Russia later this year. More …


Colour Awards reward the bold and beautiful

A colourful cut-out creation inspired by Victorian terraces for a block of social housing units in Melbourne has taken out the Grand Prix title in the 2013 Dulux Colour Awards. More …



Derek Handley’s Snakk doubles revenue

New Zealand-based mobile advertising company Snakk Media has more than doubled its unaudited revenue for the October to December quarter from $686,000 in 2011 to $1.439 in 2012, according to an announcement made on the stock exchange. More …


Think before you 3D print

Oh, the wondrous things coming off printers these days – houses, bone, and gun parts . See more examples at Mashable. Some gush about 3D printing following the personal computer trajectory. More …


Does My Food Bag #ad up?

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The launch of My Food Bag in Auckland over the last couple of weeks has attracted a lot of media attention, not all of which was intended. More …


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Events

Get thee along to SMCAKL. You know you want to

A bit of a public service announcement and trumpet blowing: Social Media Club is on Wednesday at Vodafone Auckland (click here for details) where a smarty-pants panel, including Idealog's editor, will be talking social media – what works to generate ... More …


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Events

First Semi-Permanent speakers revealed

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Ready for another year and another hit of Semi-Permanent? The international festival for creatives, returns to Auckland on May 31 for its annual two-day exploration into the minds of our world’s most cutting edge creative artists and design thinkers. More …


What does your Instagram filter say about you?

Instagram's sheen may have lost some of its lustre of late, but its 100 million active monthly users still post millions of images a day. Here's a fun infographic outlining what your Instagram filter of choice says about ... More …



Auckland: fifth most innovative Asia Pacific city

Auckland has been named the fifth most innovative Asia Pacific city by business consultancy Solidiance, which has just released the results of a project surveying 16 major cities from Tokyo to Taipei. More …


Setting the scene for green building

Those listening closely at this week’s Green Property Summit in Auckland would have picked up on a growing desire to accelerate the pace of change, complementing New Zealand’s maturing acceptance of what can be achieved by scaling up ... More …



Telecom’s 1500 job cuts a “necessary evil”

Telecom is cutting 1500 jobs says Labour MP Clare Curran, a number she says she was provided by "a [very] reliable source" inside New Zealand's largest telco. TUANZ chief Paul Brislen says it's a necessary evil for the ... More …