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Idealog—in the ideas business

Getting a piece of the agri-food pie

As Professor Jacqueline Rowarth recently wrote in Primary, food security is rearing its head as a global issue, and New Zealand could play a leading role in addressing it. And Dr Daniel Franklin, executive editor of The Economist, shares that ... More …


The M.I.L.K. man goes digital

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The MILK-Moleskine partnership creates an innovative loop from digital content back to paper, with both brands bringing their own unique qualities to the venture. More …



Review: On the road with the Holden Volt

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Holden has entered the EV market with a bang. Well, maybe not so much of a bang as a futuristic, spaceship sound that signals the Holden Volt is ready to hit the road. More …


Free to play is the new way

Forget boxed products – free to play is the new way. Steve Gray – executive in charge of production at Tencent, an online entertainment and gaming company in China – explains why free to play is a better approach to developing a gaming ... More …


Avanti augments beaut bikes with a beaut website

Avanti Bikes, which celebrated its 25th birthday last year, is well renowned as a design-led company. Now it's added another technology-driven advantage to its arsenal in the form of its multi-lingual, responsive website, which was built by Auckland digital ... More …




Exporting success: Vista CEO Murray Holdaway’s words of wisdom

Vista Entertainment Solutions is a true-blue Kiwi export success story, with 25 percent market share in the international cinema industry that it supplies. Chief executive Murray Holdaway talks to NZTE about that traditional Kiwi trait of always saying yes, then ... More …




Claudia Batten’s two cents on entrepreneurship

The youngest person appointed to NZTE's US Beachheads board, Claudia Batten's impressive career path began in corporate law in Wellington, followed by the establishment of gaming ad network Massive, which was sold to Microsoft in 2006 for a ... More …


NZ House & Garden claims cover of the year

NZ House & Garden's blue-hued April issue, shot at the home of avid antique collector Sandy Smith, has beaten off fierce competition in the race to be named Magazine Cover of the Year 2012 in the Maggies. More …


Silo Park showcases the best of Kiwi design

For a last burst of creative inspiration before we all slope off for Christmas, head along to the Best Design Awards Purple Pin exhibition. It's a showcase of top work by Kiwi designers from 2011 and 2012, on display ... More …


When customer service goes wrong

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Manners are quite important when you’re trying to look like an adult and not a sociopath, but customer service representatives can sometimes make one’s blood boil in a Glenn Close gets cooking with rabbits kind of way. More …