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Book snobs, cover your ears. Booktrack, the platform that provides intelligent synced audio content to e-books has just secured another NZ$7.5M in funding. Resistance is futile.
Mojo Coffee is using the last beans from pre-cyclone Vanuatu to help rebuild the country’s devastated coffee industry.
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.
When an architect suddenly pops up and says: ‘we can make a three-bedroom home for under $220,000’, people should pay attention.
Over 9000 designs were submitted online as part of the government's $27million flag considering campaign (and many of them were 'avin' a laff). But business man and philanthropist Gareth Morgan ...
Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but one New Zealand gallery says that Karen Walker is drawing inspiration too close to home.
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 ...
[Scott] Gilmour calculates that over a 40-year work life, these better educated students will earn $20 million more than if they had ended up in low-wage jobs. And they will pay $10m more in tax. That’s a more than 1000% return on the $1.5m investment in those students, he says, not including the money saved by them not being on benefits or in prison.
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 ...