The Cup might be pulsating as a spectacle, but spending patterns remain indicative of tough times.
Issue #35, September-October 2011
Welcome to the Design issue, featuring veteran Kiwi brand Avanti, artisan food, custom QR codes, wireless car charging and the NZers selling espresso machines to Italians.Subscribe
Deirdre Robert takes a sneak peek inside Avanti’s techy hub and finds the brand on track for success.
Why fly when you can cycle? It's a valid question.
Henry Kissinger's definitive account of US-China relations is fascinating, though bogged down in detail.
Lance Wiggs tackles your tricky business problems.
Expat Andrew Meo is selling espresso to Italians after taking over Rocket’s coffee machines.
Our R&D strategy should last longer than an MP's contract.
SET QR, a New Zealand tech company, is hitting QR codes with the design stick.
The untapped potential of our geothermal and biomass resources is being explored in Taupo.
The New Zealand architecture industry is suffering from a lack of confidence, says Andrew Patterson.
New Zealand transport is charging ahead in the wireless realm – and an Auckland company is in the driver’s seat.
Phil O’Reilly fronts up to have a chat about the state of the nation
Is tackling cigarette packaging the best way to stamp out smoking?
Amelica and Lucy Gain are two young, smart sisters are taking on Queenstown’s hotel scene with The Spire
It's the stories they tell that sell
Hello, are you there? Erm, no, not anymore
In a situation reminiscent of the 70s, the world economy has been battered by myriad oil price shocks in recent years. Can anything be done to make things better?
It's that moment when you use technology to make decisions about buying
Peter Salmon is doing good and being paid for it; his hybrid programmes combine all the enthusiasm of entrepreneurs with social aims of do-gooders.
The golden days of advertising are gone
While most phone makers muddle around in the middle, there's one outstanding performer – and one in catastrophic decline
If LinkedIn is Facebook if Amway had invented it, then Google+ is Facebook if, well Google had
Hold on to your back teeth – and your ideas. Patent laws in the US are a-changing to align with New Zealand and the rest of the world
We’re not buying more flowers or CDs for our loved ones but we are getting round to visiting the dentist and optometrist.
David MacGregor took a front row seat at the Ministry of Science and Innovation’s conference UX11.