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Idealog—in the ideas business

On ya bike for the kids

TEAR Fund is calling for Auckland businesses to step up and do their bit to raise funds for at-risk Auckland youth and children in Nepal, India and Ethiopia. More …




Pure genius: solar bag cleans up water on the go

For families in Africa, the pursuit of clean water can eat up most of their waking hours, so industrial design student Ryan Lynch came up with the Solar Bag – a system of water transportation that simultaneously decontaminates water using UV ... More …



All hail the digital classroom

As higher education fees balloon and universities like Harvard and MIT move to offer online classes at no cost, knowledge is increasingly freely available to anyone who chooses to seek it out. Of course, the digital model comes with both ... More …







Social enterprise Lawspot delivers win-win combo

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Got a legal issue weighing on your mind? At non-profit website Lawspot, which went live this week, you can now ask questions about New Zealand law and qualified volunteer lawyers will answer them for free. More …



Auckland Zoo tops at landscaping awards

Auckland Zoo’s curator of horticulture, Hugo Baynes, has won Landscaping New Zealand’s supreme award in the 2012 Landscapes of Distinction Awards for the NZ precinct, Te Wao Nui – the zoo’s largest ever project. More …


The Art of War gets a graphic makeover

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A couple of millennia ago, Chinese general Sun Tzu penned The Art of War, which went on to become a benchmark in books on strategic thinking. Now writer Kelly Roman and illustrator Michael DeWeese have envisioned it as a slick ... More …