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Idealog—in the ideas business


Hi-Tech Awards open for business

Companies have until 3 March to enter the 2014 Hi-Tech Awards, across 12 categories. Winners will be announced at a gala dinner in Christchurch next May. More …

Help bring homegrown studio Rust & Stardust to life

Two creative ladies, three dogs, rolls of fabric, buckets of ink, reams of paper, scores of ideas and a dream of becoming the foremost hand-printed textile studio in New Zealand ... that's the newly born Rust & Stardust, a collaborative venture ... More …


Talent the key to Online Republic’s success

In his former life in adland, Online Republic co-founder and president Mike Ballantyne was part of a like-minded creative team, all pulling in the same direction to take on Auckland's big agencies. That made him a big believer in ... More …


Looking down on pizza

It seems the travellers and the aviation industry weren't the only ones captivated by British Airways' recent #lookup campaign, which used surveillance technology to hook billboards up with its planes passing overhead. Domino's Pizza in the UK has ... More …


The Wrap: 4 December

This week Japan hands the steering wheel to the Nissan Leaf and everyone lives to tell the tale, the Panono sphere camera gets you a 360-degree view, talk to Google like no one's watching, going dotty over domains and ... More …


App review: Hipster CEO

Hipster CEO is a chance to test your fantasies about becoming the next startup rockstar, without the real world risk. More …


From the horse’s mouth: Lightning Lab crew hit the road

Do you have a startup idea? How solid is it? The crew from Wellington accelerator Lightning Lab crew are on the road this week, stopping in Auckland and Christchurch to talk business models and deliver a hands on workshop to ... More …

A five-step plan to crank up our startup ecosystem


Linc Gasking, the co-founder of Free Range Ltd, has put a powerful dollop of his own and others’ thinking into a 64-page document that seeks to short-circuit startup success in New Zealand. It reads like a (much better written than ... More …