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From a dairy-centric slam poetry film to a high-tech scale that scans RFID chips in farm animals, to a new government website combatting cyber-crime, to an exhibition space housing Aotearoa’s iconic constitutional documents, the best in New Zealand Design for 2017 has been revealed.

Music to robot ears

It’s going to happen: wireless earbuds are destined to replace those annoying cords the vast majority of us are still forced to endure. First World problems? Perhaps. But the New Zealand-designed Dearear has the potential to help change how we listen to things.

Retail realities

Each year, the Retail Interiors Association celebrates excellence in retail design with its Red Awards. At the awards evening, those involved in retail interior design were asked to consider how they can provide better value for retailers who are under pressure in a hyper-competitive environment.