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Idealog—in the ideas business

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Technology

Imagine Cup finds best of the best

A medical monitoring tool, a meetup platform and a gaming project have taken top honours in this year's national Microsoft Imagine Cup. More …


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Design

Ever heard of a pollen hotel?

Pasture paintings and pollen hotels will crop up around Auckland in the next couple of weeks as part of the inaugural Pop event. More …


Billboards for barbecues

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Necessity is the mother of invention they say, which is exactly what led Paula Horner to starting a very unique new business utilising an overlooked but plentiful resource. More …


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Design

Group Work: Beautiful simplicity

Group Work is a project centred around a range of designers, artists and creative types coming together to make everyday objects less ordinary. It's a fine balance, making sure the final product is not only beautiful but also functional. More …


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Technology

The Wrap: 23 April

This week games get some teeth, contactless payments in the palm of your hand, a mini printer that's smartphone powered and big power from a tiny adapter. More …


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Apps

App review: Analytics on hand

Velyoo's Dashboard for Google Analytics is among the many apps that let you take Analytics on the road, and focuses on goals, metrics and real-time data. More …



Paper Plane takes off in Tauranga

Mt Maunganui designer Timothy John (who we interviewed last year) has been a busy bee. Along with his interior designer wife, Krista Plews, he's launched a new line of furniture for Paper Plane, their inhouse brand which has both ... More …


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Politics

Kim Dotcom’s canny youth work

Last Sunday, Mark Sainsbury of RadioLive quizzed our esteemed leader Vincent Heeringa about why Kim Dotcom needs to be taken seriously (hint: it’s all to do with the yoof). More …




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Technology

PlayStation on the lesson plan

Auckland's Media Design School (MDS) expects its students to be producing PlayStation games by the end of this year now it's offering the PlayStation First Academic Development programme. More …




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Events

Epic exporting with Derek Handley and more

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This year ExportNZ’s conference, Go Global, is joining forces with Epic NZ to bring a stellar lineup of opportunities and people together in one massive hit at SKYCITY on May 2. More …