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Dropping ANZTPA joint regulatory agency a wise decision

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:32:39 +1300 | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

Dropping the proposed Australia New Zealand Therapeutic Products Agency (ANZTPA) is a wise decision, says the Medical Technology Association of New Zealand (MTANZ). More >>

Lincoln technology on show to Chinese President

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:54:12 +1300 | Lincoln University

Chinese President Xi Jinping was among the dignitaries viewing cutting-edge agri-technology developed at Lincoln University to tackle global issues on his visit to Auckland today.More >>

Lincoln finds new partner in China

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:42:28 +1300 | Lincoln University

Exploring innovative technologies for improving processing, manufacturing and quality assurance in dairy across the whole value chain is the overarching goal of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed this week between Lincoln University and Yili Industrial ...More >>

ARANZ Geo showcase continuous modelling workflow prototype

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:12:41 +1300 | ARANZ

CHRISTCHURCH, NZ, November 21, 2014 - ARANZ Geo, a world leader in the visualisation and interpretation of geological sciences for the mining, hydrogeology and geothermal industries, has demonstrated a continuous modelling workflow software prototype at ...More >>

Border wait reducing from 24-hours to minutes

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:08:14 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says from early next year traders will be able to register directly with the Joint Border Management System (JBMS) to manage their own information online in real time. “The Trade Single Window component of JBMS allows traders ...More >>

SMC Heads-Up: Dawn whales, #shirtstorms and antibiotics

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:02:20 +1300 | Science Media Centre

Ancient NZ whale; Science radar; A 'shirty' situation; Antibiotic awareness; Friday video; Policy news; Quoted; New from the SMC; Sciblogs highlights; Research highlights; Sci-tech eventsMore >>

Student researcher looks at refuelling for disabled drivers

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:58:56 +1300 | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student is helping a community-based organisation conduct further research into the feasibility of an automated refuelling device for mobility-impaired drivers.More >>

TRS posts small loss to remain listed

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:17:50 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 21 (BusinessDesk) - TRS Investments, which is in talks with file storage and encryption firm Mega to be the vehicle for a proposed backdoor listing, said its first-half loss about doubled to $25,000, which it attributed to increased share ...More >>

Innovative Technology Designed in the Hutt Valley

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:14:15 +1300 | Weltec

Fraser Engineering in Lower Hutt is world famous for producing sophisticated yet rugged fire engines. More >>

NZ ISPs in YouTube tie-up to push fast broadband connections

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:03:31 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 21 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand internet service providers are part of a multinational drive by global video streaming giant YouTube to push customers to faster landline broadband connections.More >>

IkeGPS first-half sales almost double, loss widens

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:48:58 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 20 (BusinessDesk) - IkeGPS Group said first-half sales almost doubled along with its losses as the company that sells portable measuring devices uses the proceeds of its initial public offering to build a sales force and further develop its products.More >>

51 Kiwi companies make the Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:23:00 +1300 | Deloitte

Fifty-one New Zealand technology companies have been included in the 2014 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific index, tying the record for Kiwi companies achieved in 2009 and outpacing last year’s 40 companies. Twelve are ranked in the top 100.More >>

IT programme – no cost blowout

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:09:40 +1300 | Auckland Council

Following discussion of an update on Auckland Council’s Information Services Transformational Programme at today’s Finance and Performance Committee, council has released the report publicly.More >>

More kiwi tech firms in Deloitte Asia-Pac Fast 500

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:29:25 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Fifty-one New Zealand technology companies have been included in the 2014 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific index, equalling the record for Kiwi companies making the list achieved in 2009 and ahead of last year’s 40 ...More >>

Xero widens first-half loss, says US did not execute to plan

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:23:41 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Xero, the cloud-based accounting software firm, widened its first-half loss after spending more on staff and marketing. More >>

Spanning and Fronde Form Strategic Partnership

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:49:34 +1300 | Fronde

Spanning and Fronde Form Strategic Partnership to Bring SaaS Data Protection to Australia and New Zealand More >>

Have your say on fungi to protect cereal crops

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:53:36 +1300 | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority is inviting submissions on an application to release non-toxic Epichloë fungi. Epichloë endophytes could improve the resistance of cereal plants to insect pests, fungal diseases and droughts.More >>

Thorndon speed camera operational from Friday

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:51:57 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Motorists are being forewarned that the new next generation fixed speed camera on the Wellington Motorway on State Highway 1 next to the Thorndon on-ramp will be operational from this Friday.More >>

Hydrogen energy forum provides focus for innovative NZ tech

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:24:52 +1300 | Callaghan Innovation

Technology developed by Kiwi scientists and business partners proves it is possible to store renewable hydrogen gas as a fuel to power remote communities, an international energy summit hosted by Callaghan Innovation and the Ministry of Business Innovation ...More >>

Surgery offers sound to a man plunged into a life of silence

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:58:34 +1300 | MED-EL Implant Systems Australasia Pty Ltd

“My hearing loss was not sudden but frighteningly rapid,” explains Colin Anderson, whose life changed forever 8 years ago when he completely lost his hearing after complications following a routine Arthroscopy in 2007.More >>


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