Skye Wishart

CC Interiors was often considered by customers to be the finest showroom in the Southern Hemisphere. Then a fire earlier this year changed everything.

Welcome to Mindhive. On the fourth floor of a Britomart building is a hit squad of whizz kids who come together to solve business problems by pulling industrial R&D solutions out of thin engineering air.

Kiwi IT-millionaire Tim Williams was the first foreigner to list a company on the Japanese stock exchange – a wild ride that taught him business and gave him a lifelong bent to jump into unfamiliar industry. We interviewed him in a lead up to his role as a judge in the New Zealand International Business Awards 2013.

National Science Challenges came into being because basically, in Sir Peter Gluckman’s words, “Science makes our lives better and our country richer”. They were announced today by Minister Steven Joyce – with news also that the budget has been boosted by an extra $73.5 million on top of the $60 mill