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The variety of products and technologies that can be derived from trees is mindboggling. New Zealand Crown Research Institute Scion is investigating exciting ways to obtain maximum value from this sustainable resource, thanks to help from AJ Park.

Making plastic, making paper

Auckland-based food storage company Sistema Plastics is being purchased by US-based Newell Brands for $660 million (US$470 million). Best known for its reusable plastic food containers which snap shut via an interlocking system, Idealog is republishing this story about Sistema's containers and efforts to protect its IP.

Intellectual property

As a country, we’re proud of our inventors and our innovation. So why are we so hesitant to protect that value once we’ve created it? What are we doing wrong? How can we do better? And most importantly, how do prevent the whole Pavlova fiasco from happening again?