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Collaborative EnhanceR2P research project secures funding

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:38:03 +1300 | Open Polytechnic

Researchers led by Open Polytechnic’s Neil Ballantyne have secured Ako Aotearoa funding for a collaborative sector-wide project into social workers’ readiness to practise in the field. More >>

Kiwi schools invited to participate in global Skype-a-Thon

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:43:41 +1300 | Microsoft New Zealand

Join on December 3 and 4 to help celebrate learning without borders AUCKLAND, 27 November 2015 – Microsoft is inviting educators in New Zealand to participate in the company’s annual two-day Skype-a-Thon, an event aimed at connecting classrooms ...More >>

NZ-created App wins Entrepreneur’s Auckland Start-up Weekend

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:40:15 +1300 | Fashion Ghost

Fashion Ghost, a new peer-to-peer app designed to help people choose their outfits, won the latest Auckland Startup Weekend (November 20 – 22.. Winning this competition has allowed the group to compete in the Global Startup Battle, which could see them ...More >>

Social Media Thunderclap Planned in Solidarity

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:22:44 +1300 | Jennifer Shields

On the 27th of November over 100 social media accounts will post, tweet, and share the same hashtag, #transsolidarity, reaching over 140,000 people. More >>

Unstoppable Kiwi Travellers

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:58:41 +1300 | Expedia

UNSTOPPABLE KIWI TRAVELLERS - MOVE OVER MAINSTREAM, KIWIS ARE AFTER THE UNIQUE AND UNSPOILED Auckland, New Zealand, 26 November, 2015 – The brand’s annual ‘State of the Nation’ report, released today, reveals how passionate Kiwis ...More >>

iPredict to Wind Up Operations in NZ

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:57:59 +1300 | iPredict

Over the past seven years, the team at Victoria Link have been running New Zealand's only prediction market, iPredict. It is one of only three "commercial" prediction markets operating globally. We've really enjoyed turning it from research ...More >>

Gentrack FY revenue misses forecast, profit exceeds target

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 09:57:01 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Gentrack Group, which develops utilities, airports, and water companies software, reported full-year results that were largely in line with its 2014 prospectus although revenue was below forecast.More >>

ERoad turns to first-half profit, affirms annual guidance

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:25:14 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 25 (BusinessDesk) - ERoad, the logistics and fleet management software and hardware developer, turned to a first-half profit from a loss a year earlier as gains in Australia and New Zealand made up for slower growth in North America.More >>

Mindtree Named in the Leadership Zone

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:09:54 +1300 | Mindtree

Mindtree Named in the Leadership Zone in Zinnov's Global Product Engineering Service Provider Ratings Recognized for the Fourth Year in a Row More >>

NZME Supports the Best of Kiwi Talent

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:02:15 +1300 | NZME.


Increased Internet access putting elderly at risk

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:54:57 +1300 | Stainton Chellew Barristers and Solicitors

Higher levels of Internet and email usage by the elderly has a dark side, as vulnerable seniors find themselves increasingly at risk from sophisticated Internet scams and fraudsters, and without adequate protection from the legal system.More >>

Orion Health first-half loss widens, sales climb

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:34:15 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Orion Health first-half loss widens in line with expectations as revenue climbs 26%, bolstered by weak kiwiMore >>

Investigating faults before review

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:21:24 +1300 | Gisborne District Council

Council are currently investigating the need for a review of a resource consent, after residents in Moana Road complained last month about overhead Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) cables installed by Chorus.More >>

New Zealand’s Health Care Home gains international interest

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:08:41 +1300 | Pinnacle

New Zealand’s Health Care Home gains international interest The New Zealand Health Care Home and its harnessing of data to improve long term health outcomes gained international attention at a recent conference in Sydney. Pinnacle Midlands Health ...More >>

Equinox IT’s Paul Ramsay recognised by IIBA

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:35:06 +1300 | Equinox IT

Equinox IT Director and Principal Consultant Paul Ramsay has been recognised by the New Zealand chapter of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) who have presented him with an inaugural ‘Recognition of Outstanding Service’ ...More >>

Demand for IT interns continues to grow

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:23:29 +1300 | Summer of Tech

The Summer of Tech internship programme is meeting increasing demand from businesses as New Zealand’s ICT sector strengthens. MBIE’s ICT Sector report from May 2015 cited a 12% growth in employment in the sector, and hiring interns is proving a successful ...More >>

From Woods to Words – Bay business scoops top English Award

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:35:22 +1300 | Woods Creative

For the second consecutive year, Tauranga’s Woods the Creative Agency has taken out the website category at the New Zealand Writemark Plain English Awards. Woods beat fellow finalists ANZ and St. Mary’s Early Childhood Education Centre to claim ...More >>

‘Clinical Hub’ pilot among St John Ambulance successes

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:57:48 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Hon Peter Dunne Associate Minister of Health 24 November 2015 ‘Clinical Hub’ pilot among St John Ambulance successes this year More >>

Online Crime Costs New Zealand Consumers $257 million

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:12:50 +1300 | Symantec

Norton Cybersecurity Insights Report Reveals Eight out of Ten New Zealand Consumers Surveyed Believe They Will Experience Online Crime More >>

New mobile investigation techniques to combat cyberbullying

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:09:17 +1300 | Computer Forensics NZ

New mobile investigation techniques promise to combat cyberbullying by giving parents the information they need to put a stop to it. More >>


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