Ben Mack

Ben Mack

Digital Editor

Big ups

It may be a ways from the central city, and even further from the sea, but there's quite a bit happening in the Christchurch suburb of Hornby these days. For proof: The Hub Hornby, which has won top accolades at the recent New Zealand Property Council awards.

Heigh ho, heigh ho...

Ever wondered what it's like to mine bitcoin? Or ever tried to wrap your head around the idea of cryptocurrency? Ben Mack dove deep into the trenches to investigate.

Idealog fiction

A technology-driven world in which medical procedures replace prisons. A man - and a region - trying to keep up. And the struggle to remember it all.