“The businesses that will succeed are the ones that are prepared to disrupt themselves.” A clear message from Callaghan innovation in their useful report, Callaghan inCite, 2017. (www.callaghaninnovation.govt.nz/sites/all/files/callaghan-incite-2017.pdf) New Zealand needs to harness the power of innovation to make sure we’re not sitting on the sidelines. And our efforts should go into niches – what Shaun Hendy calls the weird stuff. How? Spend more – far more – on R and D.