Kiwi Kayak Heralds New Era of Design

NZ biochemist Murray Broom’s FirstLight Kayak received a three-page spread in I.D magazine, America’s leading authority on the art, business and culture of design. Reviewer Barbara Flanagan (I.D contributing editor and product designer) hails the 20-pound collapsible kayak as a perfect meeting of form and function. “To paddlers, Broom’s FirstLight Kayak is a sublime achievement. It means we can finally store our boats wherever we live, and take them wherever we go – on foot, by air, by subway … To designers, the museum-worthy vessel is thrilling proof that the age of textiles is here, and that metal is over.”


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Could Additive Kowbucha Reduce Methane Emissions?

Could Additive Kowbucha Reduce Methane Emissions?

Agriculture is the largest anthropogenic source of this gas, accounting for about 40 per cent, leading innovators to offer new solutions to tackle its bovine source. “You’re seeing much more industry…