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Meeting your match

How do you break the stereotype of the younger generation that’s been labelled lazy, self-entitled and reckless with money (hello, $15 smashed avocado on toast) and help them do some social good? You create an app akin to the world’s most popular dating platform, Tinder, that connects volunteers with charities and social causes. Collaborate co-founder Holly Norton explains her app, how it’s smashing Millennial stereotypes and how people actually do want to do volunteer work, it’s just the process that’s hard.

Reality check

Agritech futurist Dr Rosie Bosworth wrote a major feature for Idealog this year on the new food revolution enabled by science and biotech. For some, that future looks rosy, but the implications for New Zealand’s agricultural sector could be less than palatable. Here are some of her views on tech.