SmartNZ Magazine | Archive for Articles

By: Smartnz  06-Dec-2011

SmartNZ Magazine | Archive for Articles

  • 3/23/11 •

    Iain Jerrett is a typical Kiwi entrepreneur – he fancied building a fast, powerful electric motorcycle, and a business was born in his garage. Andrea O’Neil looks at the road he’s travelled and the help he’s had along the way.

  • 3/23/11 •

    In 2010, scrap metal trader Macaulay Metals laid claim to the largest volume export by a single supplier ever to go out of CentrePort in Wellington. As the company takes the next step in innovation funding, Katie Foley asked about the product and process innovations, both big and small, that will keep one of the world’s oldest industries fresh in New Zealand.

  • 3/23/11 •

    The small town of Otaki is best known for its outlet shops and slow traffic, but the town’s new clean technology incubation hub aims to expose it to a global audience

  • 3/23/11 •

    Combating Kiwis’ shyness about making a profit is all in a day’s work for Grant Marris, the Hutt Valley’s biggest business cheerleader

  • 3/23/11 •

    77 Pieces founder Sebastian Marino talks maths, fashion and film – and where his start-up company is heading next

  • 3/22/11 •

    Why Hong Kong information and communications technology (ICT) giant Cyberport is fostering a relationship with New Zealand’s most creative city.

  • 3/22/11 •

    Science and innovation funding is flying high on the government’s agenda. Richard Bentley explains how smart businesses can reap the benefits.

  • 3/22/11 •

    Katherine Edmond explores opportunities for New Zealand information and communication technology (ICT) companies in China.

  • 3/22/11 •

    Sir Robert Jones tells how a dark night in Lower Hutt nearly sent him to the clink

  • 7/07/10 •

    Q&A with Ralph Highnam, Director of Matakina Technology Limited.


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