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Realestate.co.nz says unfazed by Trade Me price cutting

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 15:12:59 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Trade Me property's industry-owned rival says it won't be affected by 'desperate fee cutting' More >>

Naked Scientists exposed on Radio New Zealand

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 14:47:45 +1200 | Radio New Zealand

Radio New Zealand and BBC Radio 5 Live have joined forces to produce two exciting one-hour shows featuring the BBC’s popular ‘Naked Scientists’ team. More >>

Foodtech Packtech ready to roll

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 13:41:13 +1200 | Foodtech Packtech

The event that food, packaging and technology professionals have been waiting for is just about here. Held once only every two years, trade-only Foodtech Packtech 2014 will be bigger and better than ever. It attracts the cream of the crop because ...More >>

The perfect blend of Microsoft and Lumia

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 13:13:37 +1200 | Microsoft New Zealand

Today, Microsoft Devices announced its new flagship device, the highly anticipated Lumia 930 will arrive in New Zealand this month, available exclusively through Vodafone New Zealand.More >>

NASA to Examine Climate-Vegetation Links from Space

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 11:56:00 +1200 | NASA

ASA has selected proposals for two new instruments that will observe changes in global vegetation from the International Space Station. The sensors will give scientists new ways to see how forests and ecosystems are affected by changes in climate or ...More >>

NZTech announces three new board members

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 11:27:30 +1200 | New Zealand Technology Industry Association

The country’s technology industry association has elected three new members to its board at their latest AGM in Auckland. New Zealand Technology Industry Association (NZTech) promotes the technology industry's role in accelerating economic and social ...More >>

Novopay presents a tremendous opportunity

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 10:47:18 +1200 | Advanced Management Systems

Novopay presents a tremendous opportunity The failure of the Novopay payroll system in schools represents a tremendous opportunity for the government, says the boss of payroll specialists Advanced Management Systems, Noel Reid. “The Minister has ...More >>

UPDATE: Gentrack shares slump 19% to below IPO price

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 10:21:38 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 1 (BusinessDesk) - Shares of Gentrack Group plunged as much as 19 percent after the airport and utility software company said it won't meet prospectus forecasts for sales and profit because of a customer dispute and a delayed contract upgrade.More >>

Gentrack says sales, profit won't meet prospectus forecasts

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 09:49:52 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 1 (BusinessDesk) - Gentrack Group, the airport and utility software company that raised almost $100 million last month selling new and existing shares, won't meet its prospectus forecasts for sales and profit because of a customer dispute ...More >>

IR4U Hawke’s Bay campaign a success

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 09:37:05 +1200 | New Zealand Government

1 August 2014 IR4U Hawke’s Bay campaign a success Revenue Minister Todd McClay has said that the IR4U Save Time Campaign recently run in the Hawke’s Bay has been a success and that similar ‘listening’ campaigns will be rolled out to other ...More >>

Technology get dangerous vehicles and drivers off roads

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 09:09:29 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police is expanding its use of automated technology to catch criminals and make the roads safer for all users. More >>

Taupo nitrogen monitoring deed approved

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:12:22 +1200 | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council has today agreed to adopt and sign a deed for the long-term monitoring of the world-leading Lake Taupo Protection Project. More >>

Call for innovative health IT ideas

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:37:37 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Tony Ryall is encouraging health professionals to take part in the annual Clinicians’ Challenge by submitting their IT solutions to improve health services.More >>

Trade Me will probably lure back real estate listings

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:10:54 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Trade Me will probably lure back real estate listings from rival after backing down on fees More >>

Judges probe as Chorus appeals Comcom pricing

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:44:01 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) - Telecommunications infrastructure operator Chorus has opened its case in the Court of Appeal, challenging a High Court decision in April upholding the Commerce Commission's lower-than-expected regulated prices for broadband internet ...More >>

84% of ICT Service Incidents Fall Outside Support Contracts

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:05:08 +1200 | Dimension Data

The good news is that obsolete devices fail less often than current devices and take less time to resolve when they do fail More >>

Review of Radiocommunications Act 1989

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:21:10 +1200 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today published a discussion document reviewing New Zealand’s Radiocommunications Act 1989. The discussion document looks at issues including competition regulation, technical parameters on ...More >>

NZ support for upgrade of Pacific navigation charts

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:07:06 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced that New Zealand will lead a new regional programme to improve Pacific navigation charts. More >>

Smart engineering behind boost for refinery

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:36:16 +1200 | Refining NZ

An initiative to reprocess a waste stream normally blended to low value bunker fuels, into high value diesel and jet fuel is lifting product yields and margins at New Zealand’s only refinery.More >>

Science in society good for business

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:52:35 +1200 | Business NZ

BusinessNZ has welcomed the first science in society plan released by the Government. The plan sets a direction for the next 10 years for a more science-capable New Zealand. BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly says the plan’s initiatives for the ...More >>

 

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