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Idealog—in the ideas business


Who has New Zealand’s hottest bacon?

If you’re looking for New Zealand’s best bacon - and, really, who isn’t? - then look no more. The winners of the New Zealand Bacon competition have been announced and the top prize went to West Auckland’s Sam ... More …



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Awards

International Business Awards finalists announced

A diabetes detection system, a digital DJ software platform and a Kiwi burger venture taking on the Middle East are some of the finalists of this year’s New Zealand International Business Awards, run by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. More …



Top Wellington business people help students out

The Wellington Regional Strategy (WRS) Committee has teamed up with Victoria University and Grow Wellington to introduce a new initiative that will see students gain onsite industry experience as part of their studies by interviewing the region’s top business ... More …



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Architecture

Auckland architects slash PNG Games design time

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We don’t often hear about projects being completed ahead of time so it counts as news that Auckland architect Peddle Thorp has finished the design and drawings for $160 million worth of Papua New Guinea sporting projects, cutting 25 ... More …


Little Flock of Horrors turns to Kickstarter for funding

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Auckland-based kids fashion designer Little Flock of Horrors makes merino creations for “little monsters”, as the company describes. They are running a Kickstarter campaign to fund their next collection and “redefine kids clothes with merino”. So far, they have over ... More …


NZ and Australia team up for designers

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A new Memorandum of Understanding between the Designers Institute of New Zealand, the Designers Institute of Australia and the Australian Graphic Design Association will see the three organisations work together to address industry issues, lobby central government and raise awareness ... More …


Are you frustrated at work?

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Instead of filling out HR forms that get lost on their way to the right desk or complaining to your co-workers until they can’t stand listening to you anymore, you can talk about your workplace frustrations by taking part ... More …


The Wrap: 7 August

Google gets in-depth, anonymity network Tor is compromised, and Qualcomm imagines a life without smartphones. More …




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Review

Review: SwiftKey

If you’re an Android user, you may already be familiar with an app that comes integrated into some devices, called Swype. SwiftKey for Android works almost exactly the same way. More …