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Idealog—in the ideas business


Taxi Impact embraces street art with DIY canvas

Auckland is currently in the midst of the kookiness that is Fringe Festival, and as a sponsor of the festival, taxi media company Taxi Impact wanted to celebrate the creativity and originality on display with its Taxi Art Project, which ... More …


Last chance to go in the draw for an iPad Mini

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Today's the last day to go in the draw to win an iPad Mini. Just sign up to the Idealog Tech newsletter and you could win a fantastic little tablet. But really, everyone who gets Idealog Tech is a ... More …


Our top 10 primary sector leaders

Over many decades a number of great New Zealanders have helped put the country’s primary industries on the global map. Today, the challenges are more complex and the competition greater, but the best leaders continue to be more than ... More …


Lion leaps into new territory with Crafty Beggars range

Kiwis consumed 20 million fewer litres of beer last year than in 2011, something put down to a combination of average summer weather and a general shift away from the brown stuff towards wine and spirits. But there is growth ... More …


Pushpay secures more than $1 million funding

Kiwi mobile payments company Pushpay has raised more than $1 million in capital from local investors. Plans to expand its operations in North America to take a crack at the valuable US market. More …


Inside: NV Interactive Auckland

Through a discreet door on Customs Street, and up four flights of steps that no sane tech journalist should ever have to climb, is the Auckland office of NV Interactive. "Office" is probably the aspirational term for the shared space ... More …



The Idealog Tech Manifesto

The future of New Zealand's technology sector is the future of New Zealand in general. Sim Ahmed lays out his manifesto for covering the exciting world of Kiwi tech, and gives a bit of a background into what brought ... More …


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Events

Design law 101

Design is serious business, and should be treated as such. That's why the Designers Institute is putting on Design Law 2013, a series of events next month featuring law and insurance specialists discussing important legal information for design professionals. More …


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Furniture design

Sweet stools you can fold up and stow away

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Last year we introduced you to Flatout Frankie, a local outfit that's all about funky folding cardboard furniture, and now it's time to spotlight another terrifically tactile range, this time coming to use via Auckland independent publisher and ... More …


TVNZ finally launches OnDemand iOS app

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It's been more than a year in the making, but TVNZ has finally launched its OnDemand app for iOS, meaning Shortland Street and Seven Sharp is now viewable across iPhone and iPad. More …


Wellington Startup Weekend hits all the right notes

According to John Holt, the brainchild behind the San Francisco located Kiwi Landing Pad, the final pitch presentations at the Wellington Startup Weekend were better than three-quarters of those he’s seen in the US. More …


A call to face up to NZ’s critical risks

A loose affiliation of New Zealand’s great and good will launch an appeal to Parliament next week, asking for a dispassionate and non-partisan risk assessment of the “unprecedented threats to our collective security” facing the country as a result ... More …