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Art/Design

After a three-year hiatus, the Auckland Fair returns, bringing together 40 galleries from Australia, New Zealand, South America and the Pacific to The Cloud on Auckland’s Waterfront for five days (May 25¬-29) of contemporary art from the region.

Housing

In 2015 Auckland joined a select group of international cities voted the world’s most livable, ranking ninth in a report by The Economist. The results showed Auckland's increasing levels of desirability across a number of areas such as lifestyle, safety and schooling however availability of quality apartments was not one of them.

Idealog + Insight Creative

With New Zealand tourism experiencing rampant growth, constraints are rapidly appearing because of accommodation pressures in key destinations. New hotel investment is becoming critical and, given the scale of that investment, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise took the business case to major offshore funding sources with marketing support from Insight Creative.

Luggage

Think the world's most innovative minds are dedicated to VR, or biotech, or AI, or rockets? Think again, losers. Turns out they're all focused on backpacks, if these marvellous creations are any guide.

Film

The Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival opens in Auckland on 5 May before travelling to Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin over May, June and July. We take a look at what's on offer. PLUS: Ticket giveaway!

Marketing

In a time of fancy, low fat, low carb, natural and organic food fads, the humble sandwich appears to have lost a few fans. But Molenberg and Special Group aimed to win some back by opening up a temporary dedicated sandwich store in downtown Auckland, putting the call out to Kiwis for their favourite fillings. Be it a chicken, lamb, pastrami or cheese sandwich, the store set out to find the top seller.