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Poverty Week, brought to you by Kiwibank

Oxfam's research earlier this year showed that New Zealand’s two richest men owned the same wealth as the poorest 30 percent. Executive director of Oxfam New Zealand Rachael Le Mesurier says the story of wealth inequality is a story of the super-rich, as new wealth created in each year continues to be concentrated among the already extremely wealthy. She says this is not a sign of success, but of economic failure, and outlines what we can do about it.

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Elevator Pitch, brought to you by Flick

As part of our Elevator Pitch series in partnership with Flick, we spoke with Brittany Earl, whose company Joblist aims to change the way we get stuff done - and find things to do.

Elevator Pitch, brought to you by Flick

As part of our Elevator Pitch series in partnership with Flick, we gave Humble Bee founder Veronica Stevenson a little longer than an elevator ride to pitch her biotech start-up that mimics the material created by a species of native bee that’s just like plastic.

Elevator Pitch, brought to you by Flick

As part of our new Elevator Pitch video series in partnership with Flick, we gave Tony Small slightly longer than an elevator ride to tell us the story behind his company Innocent Packaging and its tree-free toilet paper and tissue brand Smartass.

Poverty Week, brought to you by Kiwibank

Auckland, move aside. Indemic director Nick Jones makes the case for why small-town New Zealand is deserving of the same urban design treatment as big cities - and why this is important when it comes to social equality.

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The Log Experiment

At Idealog, we regularly celebrate our community’s brilliance. So for the 2018 Design Issue, we’ve tapped into the talents of the Idealog community and, in honour of our spirit ‘animal’, The Idea Log, we sent a few hunks ‘o wood out to some friends of the Idealog family from the fields of art, design, architecture and creative business to see what they could do. These are the results.

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What Keeps You Up At Night

Idealog chats with the movers, shakers, visionaries and future captains of industry about what issues keep them up at night and also what gets them going the next day.

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Green Rush

In a new series, we talk to entrepreneurs and investors about the challenges and opportunities in the emerging New Zealand cannabis industry.

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Can We Fix it? Brought to you by Kiwibank

In a regular section in print and in a series of online pop-up sections throughout the year, Idealog and Kiwibank explore some of the world’s biggest – and, in some cases, most intractable – problems and then showcase some of the clever people trying to tackle them.

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25 things with Peter Haythornthwaite

Peter Haythornthwaite – industrial and creative design deity, Designers Institute of New Zealand fellow, owner of an ONZM for services to design, and current exhibitor of his life’s work at Objectspace Gallery in Auckland – knows things, loves things, predicts things, worries about things and improves things.

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The Idea Log

Million dollar ideas and inspiring inspiration from Idealog's sassy spirit 'animal'.

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A Day in the Life

How do you perfect the work/life balance? In an ongoing series, high-performing New Zealand entrepreneurs share how they handle the madness of business.

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Idealog + Tech Futures Lab

Justin Flitter is the Founder of NewZealand.AI, Tech.Kiwi, AI-DAY and host of The AI Show monthly events showcasing the practical business applications of AI and Emerging Technology. Here's what keeps him up at night.

Idealog + ATEED

Māori and Pacific people are two groups that are underrepresented in New Zealand’s technology industry, but a raft of Techweek events hope to change that. Ahead of the southtechweek18-XLR8 event, the Southern Initiative project manager Michelle Wilson shares why it’s so important to show Māori and Pacific youth the career opportunities in the tech industry, as that underrepresentation is costing the industry diverse viewpoints and new ways of innovating.

25 Things

Peter Haythornthwaite – industrial and creative design deity, Designers Institute of New Zealand fellow, owner of an ONZM for services to design, and current exhibitor of his life’s work at Objectspace Gallery in Auckland – knows things, loves things, predicts things, worries about things and improves things. In part two, here are five things that sum up New Zealand's  modern design identity.

Idealog + Insight Creative

Getting staff aligned and focused on the collective vision and purpose requires a very special sort of internal marketing and communication strategy. It takes enormous leadership authenticity and commitment to be successful.

Poverty Week, brought to you by Kiwibank

Oxfam's research earlier this year showed that New Zealand’s two richest men owned the same wealth as the poorest 30 percent. Executive director of Oxfam New Zealand Rachael Le Mesurier says the story of wealth inequality is a story of the super-rich, as new wealth created in each year continues to be concentrated among the already extremely wealthy. She says this is not a sign of success, but of economic failure, and outlines what we can do about it.