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Mojo Coffee is using the last beans from pre-cyclone Vanuatu to help rebuild the country’s devastated coffee industry.
Tales from Stanford
David Downs finds out first hand why the #1 mistake Kiwi exporters make is thinking everyone is just like us
Tales from Stanford
When the blade of an angle grinder exploded in his face on the job, Pieter Muller had an epiphany.
Shows like ‘The Big Bang Theory’ have showcased strong female scientific-minds, but playing to stereotypes of personality oddities and terrible fashion don’t really booster the image of girls in STEM ...
Hitting their Kickstarter crowdfunding goal of $50,000 in just eight days, MeMINI is an innovative camera unlike anything else on the market. It’s as close as ever to hitting the ...
Nearly forty years after Star Wars first came out, true holograms have still yet to appear. The latest in technology offers high power lasers to ionize air. It’s extremely dangerous however, and definitely not something you’d want on your tabletop. Other solutions use screens or LED arrays rotating at extremely high speeds, which aren’t exactly kid-friendly either.
Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but one New Zealand gallery says that Karen Walker is drawing inspiration too close to home.
What’s in a brand name? For a business that wants to make a name for itself, the first step is usually contacting a design agency. But what if the business ...
Have you ever wondered why storefronts tend to be eye-blindingly bright and highly illuminated? It seems every part of a store is designed to increase the likelihood consumers will make ...
We've all worked for psychopathic bosses. But sometimes the best-intentioned CEO can mess up company culture, accidentally
Sure, corporations have their obligations, but what about the duties of shareholders? When it comes to engaging with the companies they’ve invested in, are shareholders being pro-active enough?
Business success doesn’t just happen because you want it to. You have to work hard at putting the foundations in place. One of those fundamentals is an internal culture that ...
In 2012 alone, a single player, Nespresso, sold more than 27 billion pods worldwide. Meanwhile, coffee-drinking connoisseurs over in Europe spent $10 million in 2013 on coffee pod machines, surpassing drip coffee machine sales for the first time. In New Zealand, sales of Nespresso coffee machines – the leading brand here – rose 87% in the year to February 2014.
This isn’t just a cheeky bit of toilet humour: five of Auckland’s heritage public toilets are up for lease. Some of the council’s suggestions for utilising the space include opening ...