Daily Archives: October 21, 2011

Design and innovation – challenge

### idealog.co.nz 19 October 2011 at 11:19 am
Design thinking: What’s it all about?
By Design Daily Team
What is design thinking, why is it so important and what impact will it have on the world? This two minute video offers a little insight.

Design & Thinking Official Documentary Trailer from Design&Thinking on Vimeo.

### idealog.co.nz 19 October 2011 at 12:34 pm
Branson’s business challenge: Impress me and reap rewards
Sir Richard Branson has issued a challenge to New Zealand businesses: Prove you have the mettle to go global – and win a six-figure boost for your company. In conjunction with BNZ, Virgin and Air New Zealand have put together a prize package worth more than $100,000 for one company with the “right stuff” – including time with Branson himself, a $100,000 cash prize, a BNZ business education scholarship, mentoring from Virgin and BNZ execs, and access to Virgin meeting rooms worldwide. Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia will also give the winning business a travel package and flights to London, New York and Geneva.

To be considered, entrepreneurs must demonstrate “creativity and innovation with the potential to go global”, aspiring to reach $50 million turnover within five years.

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INSANE, Dave! Occupy Dunedin STAYS in the Octagon.

DON’T MOVE. DON’T ACCEPT THE MARKET RESERVE. KEEP THE PROTEST CENTRAL AND HIGHLY VISIBLE . . . WHILE DUNEDIN CITY COUNCILLORS CONTINUE TO SELL OUR FUTURE DOWN THE TUBES.

### ODT Online Fri, 21 Oct 2011
Occupy protesters offered other site
By David Loughrey
Protesters in the Octagon have been offered an alternative site at the Market Reserve in Dunedin, a move Mayor Dave Cull said was designed to return the Octagon to all city residents. Mr Cull last night said council chief executive Paul Orders had organised a staff member to pass on the message to the group yesterday afternoon. The protesters had been invited to the council today to speak to Mr Orders, and give their response.
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