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Idealog—in the ideas business

$450k boost for Kiwi startup Tweaky


Leaving the Aussie mines for the Melbourne startup scene, a 24-year-old Kiwi entrepreneur has this week wrangled a $450,000 investment in his web development marketplace from angel investors. More …

Infographic: How the internet became everything


Orcon has designed a nifty space-themed infographic to show the state of the internet in New Zealand. Sonny Bill Williams and the Double Down get a mention, but we don't see lolcats anywhere in there. More …

$1m boost for 10 recycling projects

More than $1 million has been doled out to 10 projects that will reduce the amount of rubbish going into landfills, under the latest round of the Waste Minimisation Fund. More …

Lawson’s takes aim at boomers’ funny bones


Baby boomers are often portrayed as greedy, BMW-driving, house-hogging, tax avoiding luddites. But they also use the internet, have Facebook pages and watch YouTube. So why should they miss out on all the viral marketing fun? More …

Tip Top building loses the rainbows, embraces glass


Auckland's Tip Top building, a mainstay of the southern motorway, has a brand new look. Gone are the rainbow stripes in favour of a contemporary aesthetic with 600m2 of glass walls, topped off with a massive Tip Top sign. More …


Say hello to the inaugural NZ urban design awards

Urban design is slowly staking out its rightful place in the mainstream, and a new biennial awards programme acknowledging urban design projects and to promote the benefits of high quality placemaking in New Zealand’s towns and cities has just ... More …