Clever Kiwis

Marking the midpoint of her first startup experience, 19 year old Venture Up participant, Maeve de Vere, shares her  reflections over two days of the fully immersive accelerator programme.

Sponsored content

Typically, banks put their ads between the TV shows you love. But Kiwibank decided the best approach was to take to primetime and fund a TV show of its own in an effort to educate New Zealanders on how they can improve their money management. We speak to general manager of marketing communications Regan Savage about the thinking behind one of the bank’s biggest, boldest and most innovative marketing initiatives to date. 

No. 8 Re-Wired, re-wired

Innovation guru David Downs is working on a sequel to his field guide to cool Kiwi companies doing cool things, No. 8 Re-Wired. And for this edition, he’s teaming up with Dr. Michelle Dickinson, AKA Nanogirl.

Crossing the ditch

As we know, Kiwis head to Australia for a lot of reasons. But to help teach kids financial literacy? Now that’s a kakapo of a different colour.