We’ve come a long way since the mid-1900s, when the dining options available to New Zealanders largely consisted of meat, three veg and tomato sauce at the nearest hotel. Now we’re overwhelmed by choice. So, as technology continues to change the way we dine, what will it look like in 2030?
It’s 2018, and we’re still having a global debate about single-use, disposable items such as coffee cups, plastic straws, cheap wooden chopsticks, and more. Here in the Land of the Long White Cloud, the issue of what to do with disposable coffee cups – and how to get rid of them without polluting the planet – is burning as hot as ever.
The rise of fast-casual dining is having an influence on some of the most well known fast food restaurant chains in the business – most recently, fried chicken giant KFC. It opened up an urban restaurant on Fort St in Auckland’s CBD earlier this year. We spoke to the creative branding and design company Saturday about the thinking behind the new space.
Kiwi wearable tech company StretchSense has come up with a solution for making sure the clothes you buy online actually fit. And they've also drawn major attention from Japan's largest online retailer.
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Auckland Council recently released a video detailing how far it’s come with the urban design of the City Centre over the last 10 to 15 years, as well as its vision for the years to come. Elly Strang talks with Ludo Campbell-Reid about the pace at which his vision is coming to fruition, the most impactful changes already made to the City Centre and goals for the future.