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Idealog—in the ideas business


The top 10 innovators in agribusiness

New Zealand is bristling with innovators – especially in agriculture. But we asked our panel to find the stars. So after numerous emails, phone calls and heated debates – plus the toss of a coin – Primary is proud to present the top ... More …





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Opinion

The ultimate guide to sales

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All our jobs include selling something, whether it’s a dream, a solution, a candidate, a product or an idea. Embracing the art of selling will get you a long way, writes entrepreneur Robert Bruce More …


Courtesy doesn’t cost …

A little consideration by an employer in times of difficulty can help relieve, rather than exacerbate, the stress felt by staff, writes Michael Edmonds More …


Pop-up city to showcase sustainability

Sustainable living is to be demonstrated in a pop-up model at The Cloud on Auckland’s Queen Wharf, with everything from fashion to hybrids, and solar to organic textiles More …


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Events

Green Building Week kicks off

The spotlight is firmly on sustainable design this week, thanks to World Green Building Week, spearheaded locally by the New Zealand Green Building Council and 90 Green Building Councils. More …


Country’s favourite little white paper dress up for auction

Apparently you just couldn't get enough of those toilet paper dresses. Well, good news: After winning the title of New Zealand’s favourite little white paper dress, Kapi Fonua’s Kleenex Cottonelle paper dress design is now being offered ... More …


Design an LED pendant and win

Calling all furniture designers! Would you like to see one of your designs commercialised, manufactured and sold? More …



Start-Up Chile welcomes second Kiwi to programme

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A year ago Christchurch's Michael Green headed off to Start-Up Chile to grow his goal-setting social network, Day Zero Project – the first Kiwi to be accepted. Now Chile's burgeoning entrepreneurial scene is set to welcome Aucklander Pravin Daryani. More …



The business of design

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Design can no longer be consigned to just the visual layer – or in the inimitable words of a number of our clients and technical partners over the years, the colouring in stuff! More …