Idealog's Guide to Wellington

After a few years of sluggish growth the nation’s second biggest regional economy has kicked into gear with business confidence hitting a three year high. Local government support is fuelling growth and the booming tech sector is attracting top talent to the city. All told, Wellington’s vital signs are looking good.

Fresh start

Food delivery service My Food Bag has scaled up its headquarters, following a year of massive growth. Its new workspace in Parnell encompasses three floors, with one whole floor dedicated to a development kitchen. Here’s a look inside.


The ascendance of New Zealand’s technology sector as a key driver of our economy’s success cannot be ignored. But for our success stories to build something better than just another Silicon Valley of the South Pacific, they need to make changes now to be better at the one thing Silicon Valley keeps failing at - diversity in the workplace, urges Xero’s Craig Hudson.