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Idealog—in the ideas business


Top marks all round at Auckland Architecture Awards

Twenty-eight projects figured in the 2012 Auckland Architecture Awards last night, with two heritage buildings reworked for hospitality purposes picking up honours, two Federal St restaurants receiving interior awards, and an enduring architecture prize given to a 25-year-old university building. More …


An online home for sustainable projects

A new website promoting future-focused projects created by sustainable practitioners has been launched, where you can browse and collaborate on new or existing initiatives from a 'food forest' to 'trash footwear'. More …

What does L&P taste like?


It might be our national fizzy drink but you'd probably be hard pressed to describe the flavour of L&P in a pinch. More …


Ex-UK Design Council head to give Wellington lecture

Former UK Design Council head David Kester is heading to New Zealand next month and will give a free public talk at Te Papa on the transformative power of design for communities and public services. More …

Rethinking IT as an enabler

One of the recurring discussions around cloud adoption has been the tensions between IT and the business. It’s a polarising conversation. More …

The world’s most valuable brands revealed


Even sans Steve Jobs, consumers' emotional connection to his brand remains stronger than ever: Apple has gained six rungs in the ranks of Interbrand's 13th annual Best Global Brands report to take second place behind reigning champion Coca-Cola. More …

Master’s programme seeks to grow tech startups

Wellington will be home to New Zealand's first tech startup accelerator from next year, and the capital's entrepreneurial scene is also set to get a boost with the launch of Victoria University's newest programme. More …

No fiscal free lunch for New Zealand


As a general rule of thumb, whenever someone offers you something for nothing they aren’t telling you the full story – and that is exactly what we have with the Greens stating the Reserve Bank should start rebuilding Christchurch themselves ... More …