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Yearning to be free

David Slack OPINION: Have Auckland Transport stumbled upon a truth universally acknowledged?

Steven Blackburn: How I keep well

Steven Blackburn_strap Xbox New Zealand's manager Steven Blackburn enjoys the physical and mental release of trail running.

Xero leading way in Australia

Rod Drury_standard OPINION: The time is right for New Zealand tech companies to expand into Australia.

Sainsbury's fund lamb R&D

Techion UK supermarket giant Sainsbury's is funding a small Dunedin agri-tech company.

How to make it in America

USA Kiwi firms have a reputation in the US for producing high quality technology, but the American market comes with unique challenges.

Opinion poll

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Xero leading way in Australia

Rod Drury_standard The time is right for New Zealand tech companies to expand into Australia.

Groundbreaking tool finds Pacific markets

A multifunctional device is giving construction crews the tools they need to finish the job.

Retailers find analytic solutions

Teacher recruiter's lessons in success

Beating the staff poachers

ShonaGrundy Creating an appealing environment for key staff when you can't afford to pay big bucks is a conundrum many SMEs face.

Not so virginal

Two new books give very different accounts of Richard Branson’s businesses, writes Unlimited book reviewer Nevil Gibson.

Baby talk

Accelerated lessons

Building a case for eco-friendly pine

An environmentally friendly way of turning pinus radiata into an exterior cladding material is driving growth for a Kiwi wood company.

How to make it in America

USA Kiwi firms have a reputation in the US for producing high quality technology, but the American market comes with unique challenges.

Finding balance after cancer

After cancer forced John Bongard to step down from corporate life, the former Fisher & Paykel CEO has found a new equilibrium.

Whittaker's secret weapon

Leading through feedback

Steven Blackburn: How I keep well

Xbox New Zealand's manager Steven Blackburn enjoys the physical and mental release of trail running.

Conquering the C word

murraybrennanstrap Kiwi oncologist Murray Brennan realised he could really only do his work offshore.

Exporting with cold pasteurisation

Hi-tech cold pasteurising is allowing food companies to deliver fresh products further afield. But it also requires capital, and a firm focus on premium markets.

Finding the right niche

Big data is big business

Why your friends are more popular

Analysing social interactions is now a science.