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Idealog—in the ideas business

Cleaner water the Waikato way

Waikato scientists have come up with a novel method of purifying water while simultaneously disinfecting it against microbial contamination, which is now being developed for residential, commercial, horticultural and agricultural use. More …








SEANZ: Prime time to future-proof the grid

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The Sustainable Electricity Association of New Zealand says while the government’s budget announcement that $4.6 billion will be spent upgrading the national electricity grid over the next 10 years should be applauded, careful consideration needs to be given ... More …



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Awards

Air NZ takes home EECA’s top gong

Supreme EECA award winner Air New Zealand is delivering for NZ Inc, judges say, clocking up energy savings worth more than $540 million since starting its eco drive in 2005. More …






No icy El Dorado yet

Some countries are aggressive in their bid for a slice of Antarctica, but it appears to be a race to the moon – useful for bragging rights and research, but of no direct commercial benefit. More …