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Idealog—in the ideas business


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 …

From internet to paperback

Kiwi internet entrepreneur Richard MacManus has always had the dream of writing a book. Ever since selling his technology blog ReadWriteWeb (RWW) to US-based media company Say Media in 2011, that is exactly what he has been working on. More …


Track your shares from your iPad, Android device

The stock market is not a lumbering beast. It's fast-moving and things can change very quickly, and many people may not want to wait for the morning paper to come out to see how their investments are faring. More …

NZ formula crisis is good news for some

Holland and Germany are set to benefit from New Zealand’s tarnished milk formula brand, says CEO of Kiwi milk powder manufacturer Peak Nutrition, Stephen Julian. More …


Snapper cuts a bit too fishy


My very earliest memories are of fishing with my grandfather, and literally since I can remember I’ve been able to go out fishing and catch a feed for my family and friends. But now all this is under very ... More …


Win tickets to The Inside Story conference!


In October, some of the best minds in media (including the delightful Idealog editor Hazel Phillips) will gather together for a masterclass conference in communications and media relations. More …

From a Northland garage to the world

Social entrepreneur Malcolm Rands started the ecostore in his garage in Northland and grew it into a global multi-million dollar company. His memoir is due out in September and will tell the secrets of the success of the founder and ... More …


Winning the language tug-of-war

Sophie Tamati is on a quest to revive endangered languages around the world, but she's starting here at home with te reo Maori. More …


TRN hearts radio

You can stop arguing over the office radio now: internet radio service iHeartRadio has finally gone into open beta in New Zealand. More …

Gather uses stretch goals to fund Workshops in Schools

Ever since kicking off Workshops for Schools in the beginning of the year, Gather organisers had been thinking about starting Workshops for Industry as well. “It was just a matter of finding the time to do it,” says organiser Ludwig ... More …