The dog days are over

The name ezyVet isn’t a well-known one in the business community, and yet the Auckland-based company is set on world domination – and it might just get there. It’s using cloud-based software to disrupt the slow-moving vet industry, and now has customers in six countries, has tripled its head count to nearly 100 staff and has opened offices further abroad in Dallas, Texas and London.

On yer bike

Transport Minister Phil Twyford and acting associate Transport Minister James Shaw have announced the Government intends to fully fund SkyPath – the long-awaited walking and cycling link across Auckland’s Harbour Bridge – as part of a $390 million investment in walking and cycling projects nationwide over the next three years. Most are pleased, and a small but vocal contingent are not. So in honour of this move, Idealog looks at some other cities doing the two-wheeled transport thing well and what New Zealand could learn from them.