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Idealog's Guide to Wellington: Up, up and away

Idealog's Guide to Wellington

Idealog's Guide to Wellington: Up, up and away

After a few years of sluggish growth the nation’s second biggest regional economy has kicked into gear with business confidence hitting a three year high. Local government support is fuelling growth and the booming tech sector is attracting top talent to the city. All told, Wellington’s vital signs are looking good.

Artificial good or evil

Technique, not technology, is needed to solve the ‘wicked problem’ of cyber security, says computer scientist and cryptography expert Dr Peter Gutmann.

Idealog's Guide to Wellington

Canada has Justin Trudeau. Wellington has Justin Lester. As one of the country’s most progressive mayors, Lester is looking to the future and embracing the digital economy, sustainable living and the importance of cultural capital. He tells Idealog why Wellington is a smart choice for those looking to get ahead in life.

Idealog's Guide to Wellington

It takes a generous soul to run a business where profit is not the main goal. Having a thriving social enterprise sector, it seems many of those souls are congregating in Wellington.

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