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Zespri Spife, 1988. Photo by Neil Liversedge
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An icon of New Zealand design, Peter Haythornthwaite shares his wishlist for the future, and recommendations for aspiring and established practitioners.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Backstage jitters and screaming to the bathroom is part of performance challenge for Ruby Porter
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The Big Idea Editor
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Time, we never seem to have enough of it. Lana Petrović and Kelly Gilbride share a nifty weapon for combating severe cases of Mondayitis.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Welcome to New Zealand’s home for creatives. We are proud as punch to launch our new look for The Big Idea website and brand.
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Chrissy Irvine
Raymond McKay for Designstein/RUN
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Raymond McKay is the creative director of advertising and design agency RUN. Let's look over his shoulder to see how his day as a creative pans out.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Writers, artists, podcasters: new opportunities are opening up for creatives every year as more and more companies increase their presence online.
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Chrissy Irvine
Alison Wright. Image supplied.
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Breaking glass ceilings and taking risks: Gina Fairley talks to NGA's Alison Wright about daring to be bold, trusting your instincts and what it takes to lead change.
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The Big Idea Editor
Keith and Christian. Image: Keith Wagstaff ACS
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Christian Wagstaff and Keith Courtney have transformed the CBD into a seemingly endless labyrinth of possibilities. Here, they share the inspiration behind creating their evocative installations.
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The Big Idea Editor
image: Pixabay
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The end of the year can bring mixed feelings for many people working across the arts. Madeleine Dore delves into why, and how to deal with blues, overwhelm and fatigue at this time of year.
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The Big Idea Editor
Neil Plimmer in 2010, beside one of his favourite sculptures in Wellington - Invisible City, by Anton Parsons.
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Neil Plimmer explores how the arts can help people recover from illness, enhance mental health, and aid the rehabilitation of prisoners.
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The Big Idea Editor