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Idealog—in the ideas business

Institute of Building honours one of its own

Christchurch project specialist, Steven van der Pol of Arrow International, has been awarded The New Zealand Institute of Building Medal for his contributions to the industry. More …


Fast Four fast-tracks US telly for Kiwi screens

It's a fact of life in New Zealand that we have to wait a bit longer for our movies and TV shows than other markets, and to try and remedy this national sense of FOMO (and perhaps limit the ... More …







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Furniture design

Shiver me timbers: edgy industrial pieces for your home

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Does industrial furniture make your heart skip a beat? What about recycled timber and sustainably-managed macrocarpa and pine? Then you'll love Primary, a new Auckland brand specialising in bespoke furniture for the home. More …


From Mountain Buggy to LeisurePod

Mountain Buggy founder Allan Croad is back with the LeisurePod, an all-in-one trailer solution for transport, storage and even camping. More …




Alec Ross on the good, bad and ugly of e-diplomacy

It is a scientifically proven fact (or will be, once somebody gets around to studying it) that the internet favours extremes. Trolls (like spammers) are inescapable. And as Alec Ross said in his keynote address to the Project Revolution conference ... More …



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Startups

When do you need a business advisor?

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You don’t need to collect a full set of business advisors (tech, industry, product, customer, etc). But when you stay focused on the problems your company has, advisors can be a uniquely fast and cheap way to overcome them. More …