Climate change is a global problem, a problem shared and a problem far bigger than New Zealand politics.
I heard about a young Australian entrepreneur, Ben Pasternak, who moved to New York at the age of 16 to start a business — he’s now 21.
There are several high-profile companies aiming to produce human breast milk using cellular technology.
"The bigger your hammer, the more every problem looks like a nail" was a phrase used in a leadership article I read recently when I was pondering the complexities of what leaders have to balance in...
Amazon has hit the local papers this month with news that it has secured a deal with the New Zealand Government.
The New Zealand Merino Company and wool brands Allbirds, Icebreaker, and Smartwool have announced they are working collectively with 167 sheep growers to create the world’s first regenerative wool platform.
Walk into any New Zealand supermarket and life feels pretty normal. The shelves are filled with staples of bread and toilet paper and there is the usual melee of highly packed and processed...
Every December we hold our AbacusBio annual golf tournament, ‘‘Abigba’’, a highly contested event where colourful costumes are encouraged and non-golfers are plentiful.
Changing paradigms became an overused phrase about a decade ago to the point where I couldn’t hear it without rolling my eyes.
The European Union aims to be carbon neutral by 2050 and should it achieve this, it would be the first continent to achieve carbon neutrality.
People often ask me how I fit in writing these columns — my answer is that you always find the time for doing something that is important to you or that you enjoy.
Gregor Mendel built his career around the humble pea.
I always enjoy reading the KPMG agribusiness agenda, which is published annually.
Parenting can be a lonely place. I remember when my children were irascible toddlers, people would say to me "Oh it goes so fast, enjoy every moment" and I remember looking at them thinking "Well...
My grandchildren, if and when I get them, will learn about the Covid-19 pandemic in social studies at school.
Food supply is in the spotlight and rightly so. Food is a "physiological need" — level one of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs — above level two, safety and security. The behaviour of supermarket...
The pace of Covid-19 spread and the enormity of associated country-by-country restrictions means by the time this column goes to print whatever I write will be out of date.
I am sitting in Mumbai airport reflecting on what I have learned as part of a New Zealand trade delegation to India.
Big-food companies dominate our supermarket shopping trollies and have significant sway over where their items are positioned, making it incredibly hard for small or local companies to make traction.
Recently, I was called out for frightening ‘‘mum and dad farmers’’ when I wrote about the threat of cellular agriculture and alternate proteins to agricultural products.