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A better way to connect with government services

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:17:20 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New Zealanders will now have easier, simpler access to government services with the launch of a new, cross-government website, Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne announced today.More >>

MYOB welcomes initiative to boost ICT learning in schools

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:07:22 +1200 | MYOB

Reviewing role of Digital Technologies in school curriculum is a great step towards tackling ICT skills shortage in NZ More >>

BURMA/MYANMAR: Situation of Human Rights

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:58:34 +1200 | Asian Human Rights Commission

BURMA / MYANMAR: Statement of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar Yangon International Airport, Myanmar, 26 July 2014 More >>

Center for American Progress' India: 2020 Program

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:37:46 +1200 | US Department Of State

Neera, thank you very, very much. Thank you for confirming to me your mother’s fealty. (Laughter.) I’m deeply appreciative for her support through the years and I’m sorry we lost you when you were 18, but I’m glad you wound up here, as is ...More >>

Better property info at fingertips

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:37:19 +1200 | Gisborne District Council

Better property info at fingertips Council’s new user-friendly mapping service, Tairawhiti Maps, was launched this week on their website, replacing the old MapTV. More >>

Bladder cancer testing service goes live in NZ

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:06:27 +1200 | Pacific Edge

All New Zealand residents and healthcare professionals can today access the Cxbladder cancer detection technology developed by Dunedin-based Pacific Edge with the ‘go live’ of an e-commerce platform. >>

ERoad shares priced at bottom end of range, owners trim sale

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:14:11 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 29 (BusinessDesk) - Shares of ERoad have been priced at $3 apiece, the bottom of its proposed range, and existing owners sold less of their holdings as the logistics and fleet management company raises $40 million in new capital to chase growth in ...More >>

Myanmar: UN rights expert warns against backtracking

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:30:08 +1200 | UN News

On the heels of a ten-day visit to Myanmar, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the country has urged authorities to avoid any backtracking that could threaten the achievements of the past few years.More >>

Election '14 and the Internet: paper released

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:54:15 +1200 | InternetNZ

InternetNZ has today released to the public a paper setting out seven important issues facing the Internet, to help public discussion of Internet issues as the 2014 General Election approaches.More >>

NZ Online Retail Sales 27/7/14

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:04:22 +1200 | BNZ

Total online spending in June 2014 was up 5% on June last year. • Spending at domestic online sites is up by 2% on the online spending in June last year. Excluding the “daily sales” sector, domestic online sales are up 6% on June last year.More >>

How to make teleworking work

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:45:48 +1200 | AUT University

AUT University’s New Zealand Work Research Institute (NZWRI) has released the Telework Briefing , a collection of key findings on managing telework. The briefing is aimed at helping managers implement or review teleworking within organisations.More >>

Future of cyber security featured in Winter Lecture Series

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:13:03 +1200 | University of Waikato

With the cyber security market expected to grow to US$94 billion by 2017, the University of Waikato will take a look at the future of online security at this year’s Winter Lecture Winter Lecture SeriesMore >>

Getting privacy right in our data future

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:04:18 +1200 | Office of the Privacy Commissioner

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards welcomes the release of the New Zealand Data Futures Forum’s report. More >>

TEDxAuckland 2014 Continues to Add to Impressive Line up

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:45:54 +1200 | TEDx Auckland

She can speak seven languages, has published two books, her autobiography is part of a high school curriculum and she is the youngest column writer in New Zealand. She is 14, was born prematurely with a hole in her heart, under developed lungs, ...More >>

Paddock to plate, and smart roads possible

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:33:44 +1200 | New Zealand Data Futures Forum

New Zealand’s international brand and exports could grow significantly with the creation of a data sharing ‘eco-system’ according to a paper released by the NZ Data Futures Forum today.More >>

Data Futures Forum delivers final report

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:31:41 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The Data Futures Forum has delivered a range of thought-provoking recommendations on the use of data in New Zealand, Finance Minister Bill English and Statistics Minister Nicky Wagner say.More >>

SLI Systems says FY sales miss forecast on ARR basis

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:43:42 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 28 (BusinessDesk) - SLI Systems, the search engine software developer, said full-year revenue missed its prospectus forecast, using its preferred measure, although it will report a smaller loss because of delays in building a sales team.More >>

Q + A: Rod Drury

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:38:57 +1200 | TVNZ

Xero boss Rod Drury told TVNZ’s Q+A programme what the political parties are offering at this election is ‘all too small.’ “There's no policy, all it is a bunch of incremental stuff. “All too small. What we want to do I think you know now that ...More >>

Raygun Reaches Over One Billion Errors Zapped

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:05:56 +1200 | Mindscape

Raygun , the popular error reporting service for web and mobile developers - today smashed through one billion errors processed on behalf of their loyal customer base. A momentous event - meaning the service’s 6,500+ users now have healthier software, ...More >>

RSF: Whistleblowers could face up to 10 years’ imprisonment

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:14:15 +1200 | Pacific Media Watch

PARIS : (Reporters Without Borders / Pacific Media Watch ): Reporters Without Borders has warned that a proposed amendment to national security laws designed to clamp down on Edward Snowden-style whistleblowers could see Australian journalists being ...More >>


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