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Idealog—in the ideas business



Wakaaranga School scores a makeover

BotanyLife Community Church in Auckland runs a recurring ‘Community Project’ as part of their “go and do” identity – imagine Mucking In meets Extreme Makeover Home Edition. Community pastor Mark van Wijk talks about the importance of getting their hands dirty ... More …





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Opinion

The power of big data

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Successful campaigns for a step-change in our relationship with the environment require that we understand the choices people make and the influences on those choices. Big data and the environment should be best friends, forever, says Wayne Linklater. More …




Derek Handley and The B Team unleashed

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Enter The B Team. Spearheaded by New Zealander Derek Handley, the young B Team CEO has a stunning inaugural line-up of B Team Leaders actively supporting the not-for-profit initiative. More …


Hey mister, spare a tweet?

Once a year, Vaughn Davis enjoys the ROI that social networking provides to raise awareness (and cash) for Lifewise, an organisation working to end homelessness in Auckland. More …



New energy rating a game changer for commercial buildings

Last night Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges launched the NABERSNZ energy efficiency rating system, which will enable office buildings to be recognised for energy efficiency, potentially improving their property value and leading to considerable energy savings annually. More …


People paying for positive news over at Happyzine

Charlotte Squire has been living and breathing online magazine Happyzine for the past five years, bringing their audience green and upbeat news stories. They recently switched to a pay-what-you-can-afford business model. More …