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Idealog—in the ideas business


Christchurch

Canterbury receives three new foundation design categories

Canterbury has been given three new residential foundation design categories following the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011. The categories, and the areas they apply to, are based on ground conditions, including the susceptibility to liquefaction, and the extent of land ... More …


Win! A decade in pictures!

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From Valerie Adams to Kylee Guy, the faces featured in New Zealand New Millennium are instantly recognisable. It's a comprehensive portrait of our nation in images from 2000–2010 – in news, politics, natural disasters, sports, arts/culture, celebrity, lifestyle ... More …





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Animation

Guitar-wielding Apache travels the festival route

You might remember a while back we featured this rather sweet and very clever video about a guitar-wielding Apache. Created using animation, motion graphics and a touch of live action, the video was directed by 2D animator Ned Wenlock of ... More …




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Architecture

Wellington Architecture Awards winners announced

This year's entry numbers for the Wellington Architecture Awards may have been down, but the architecture which was "reassuringly high". All up 16 projects were bestowed with an award, among them the 1950s-designed Lower Hutt Civic Precinct and the ... More …


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Win

Win a movie marathon prize pack

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Are you what they call a ‘cinifile’? Then you might like to check out the Fatso 24 Hour Movie Marathon. The event may be sold out, but the generous folks at Fatso are offering a prize pack to help you ... More …




Strategy Design & Advertising takes its cue to expand

Strategy Design & Advertising has announced a merger with long-standing Wellington-based Cue Design. The merger bolsters Strategy’s studio numbers to four — Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch and Sydney — with 80 staff across the four studios. And there are big plans afoot. More …


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Animation

An illustrative and literary feast for your eyes

We’re loving this stop motion and motion graphics mash-up by Wellington-based “ideas company” Storybox. Commissioned by the Ministry of Culture and Heritage to help launch New Zealand's involvement as Guest of Honour at the prestigious 2012 Frankfurt Book ... More …