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Idealog—in the ideas business


Auckland architects slash PNG Games design time


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


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


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?


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 …


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 …