Benedict Wee shows how to keep fit without needing to worry about losing instant access to your smartphone
The government is all set to “cut the waffle” in the public service – taking the axe to staff numbers and amalgamating some departments. But will the mergers bring the benefits ministers crave? Here are eight bureaucratic betrothals that will surely guarantee nuptial health and efficiency.
Michele A’Court reports that though comedy may be a funny business, it is still a business
Transforming the centre of Wellington into a car and bus-free zone is “common sense, not nonsense” according to Sir Robert Jones.
Fresh Films has been going for just over six months, but owner Claire Alderton has been in the business much, much longer.
An ambitious venture between two pioneering Wellington research institutes has substantially boosted capability within the capital’s innovation industry. The collaboration between the internationally-renowned Malaghan Institute and the world-class IRL research enterprise was brokered by Victoria Link Ltd (Viclink) with the aim of creating a revolutionary cancer vaccine.
Imagine a skating rink in the middle of Courtenay Place (roller in Summer – ice in Winter), a vibrant cafe culture, central commercial sites along Lambton Quay and best of all……no buses!
At Trilogy, a Wellington-based skincare company, that question would result in a $5 fine. Sisters Sarah Gibbs and Catherine de Groot, who run Trilogy, have banned the word from their office.
Sempre Avanti Consulting is a Wellington business benefiting from taking a green approach to recession.
Don’t be fooled by its title, this isn’t an event for teenagers with too much time, adrenaline and playstation addiction.