Designworks chief executive Sven Baker was MIA at the 2011 Best Awards, preferring instead to direct his focus at fundraising for Christchurch. Last year Baker was back to pick up the Black Pin award. Josh Martin puts the design heavyweight under the grill.
Unitec and George FM recently celebrated the launch of pet partnership project the 'Ultimate DJ Booth', a portable, fully functional booth that the radio station commissioned Unitec students to make for this summer season's many outdoor events.
Peter Eastwood founded iMake and built the DIY food company from the ground up into an international exporter with a product range in the thousands and an annual turnover of $25 million. He recently talked cheese, wine and design to Josh Martin.
Holden has entered the EV market with a bang. Well, maybe not so much of a bang as a futuristic, spaceship sound that signals the Holden Volt is ready to hit the road.
Kiwi start-up Transcribe Me raises $1.2 million in angel investment and goes on the record with Idealog.
Boutique Martinborough winery Vynfields is the toast of the prestigious Hong Kong Jockey Club – annual membership fee $400,000 – with its organic and biodynamic tipple.
Pioneering Marlborough winery Yealands Estate has added a world sustainability award to its mantel, being named ‘Sustainable Medium Business’ at the International Green Awards – a first for a New Zealand vineyard.
Centrifuge technology is usually the domain of laboratories and blood donor centres, but it's at the core of Beemaxx's latest innovation.
The revolt against exorbitantly priced water bottles and their trail of unrecyclable waste is upon us – well for 5,000 backpackers this summer at least.
Green growth advocacy group Pure Advantage has launched a significant new report on attaining balanced green growth in a world awash with ‘green washing' and failing to act would amount to "economic treason", according to one commentator.