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PC launches a new web-based map of epidemic alerts

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:10:15 +1200 | Secretariat of The Pacific Community - SPC

The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) has just launched a new web-based interactive map showing current epidemic and emerging disease alerts in the Pacific region.More >>

Deutsche rates Xero a 'sell' with target price of $18.90

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:34:38 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Shares of Xero, the cloud-based accounting software firm, are overvalued on US growth prospects and have been rated a 'sell' by Deutsche Bank as it initiates coverage of the company. More >>

Kiwi company achieves highest colour accuracy in the country

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:27:58 +1200 | Wright Communications

Kiwi company Page + Co has developed a ground-breaking new LED lighting system that produces a CRI rating of 95-97 per cent colour accuracy – no other company in New Zealand has achieved this. Retailers Z Energy, Kathmandu, Icebreaker and Bendon have ...More >>

GPs use mobile tech to support smoking cessation targets

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:16:16 +1200 | Vensa Health

GPs use mobile technology to support smoking cessation targets Practice-patient communications platform, TXT2Remind, allows GPs to take a proactive approach to smoking cessation support Auckland, 20 August 2014 – General Practice (GP) clinics around ...More >>

Quota increases recognise sustainable species

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:01:45 +1200 | Sealord

Sealord has welcomed the Minister of Primary Industries’ announcement about increased hoki and orange roughy quota – a vote of confidence for the sustainability of these fisheries and work to ensure world class science and research is available. More >>

Social networks key to improving health in NZ

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:43:37 +1200 | Massey University

Turning conventional thinking about health and healthcare on its head by championing social networks is vital if New Zealanders want to improve their health outcomes, and ultimately save the nation money, says a leading public health expert.More >>

NZ Games Industry launches Business Startup Competition

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:36:38 +1200 | New Zealand Game Developers Association

The New Zealand Game Developers Association has launched New Zealand’s first and only startup programme for interactive games businesses – the KiwiGameStarter. One promising games business will receive funding, software, marketing, legal and ...More >>

Solity Software Appoints Chris McLean as Senior Developer

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:32:26 +1200 | Accentuate

Solity Software Limited (Solity), the Wellington-based software company specialising in crisis preparedness and incident management, today announced that it has appointed Chris McLean to a newly created position of Senior Developer.More >>

Bartercard IPO Update

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:16:00 +1200 | Westpac Business Awards

The International Reciprocal Trade Association recently released an announcement regarding a contingent contract with Bartercard parent company BPS Technology and the following are the key points from IRTA’s release. During the past seventeen ...More >>

Finalists named in University phone app challenge

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:00:15 +1200 | University of Canterbury

An app to help children with their speech, another to store paper receipts on a cellphone and a third project to help people get out of bed on time have made it into the finals of the University of Canterbury’s annual phone app competition. ...More >>

Wynyard Tech to support Child Protection Offender Register

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:43:59 +1200 | Wynyard Group

Media release Wynyard technology to support Child Protection Offender Register New Zealand Police Expand Use of Wynyard Investigations Platform Auckland, 20 August 2014 More >>

Kiwi Demand for TV Shopping Increasing

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:36:15 +1200 | Impact PR

New Zealand consumer demand for TV shopping is on the rise with one shopping channel reporting increases of more than 1000 new customers per month. More >>

Should you bother with VC funding...the numbers suggest no

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:12:25 +1200 | sticK

The scramble that many startups make to secure venture capital funding may be detrimental to the budding business's health. More >>

ARENA Ready, and Set to Go

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:28:43 +1200 | Arena

All the chips are falling into place for the upcoming ARENA event this September. Artist submissions have closed, venues have been confirmed and social media platforms are abuzz with excitement for this uniquely creative event.More >>

VEX Robotics scrimmage at Albany campus

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:33:01 +1200 | Massey University

Thirty-five teams from schools across Auckland descended on the Albany campus on Saturday for the fifth VEX Robotics Auckland Ladder challenge. Event organisers say it was one of the largest competitions of the season.More >>

CloudFX Announces The Launch of CloudSelect

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:36:48 +1200 | CloudFX

CloudSelect is an advanced anything as a Service Brokerage platform, the industry’s first Open standards, Cloud Service Management (CSM) platform. SINGAPORE -Media OutReach- August 19th, 2014 - CloudFX Group , one of Asia's most innovative technology companies ...More >>

Kiwi environmental innovation receives international honours

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:36:16 +1200 | Contact Energy

Beca has been awarded Global Winner for the Design Projects Category of the 2014 International Water Association (IWA) Global Project Innovation Awards Competition. The design work on Contact Energy’s Wairākei bioreactor is a Kiwi innovation and ...More >>

Introducing Chilli Factor Hot Recruitment Software

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:58:52 +1200 | Chilli Factor Recruitment Software

For the vast majority of small to medium businesses (SMEs) recruitment is seen as a frustrating and costly necessary evil. Unfortunately this mind-set can lead to employers attempting to cut corners and costly poor hire decisions being made.More >>

Pivot Software highly-rated technology solution in Australia

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:09:13 +1200 | Pivot Software

The recently released 4th Australian HR Technology report from Navigo Research named Pivot’s remuneration solutions as the number one most adopted solutions in Australia. More >>

Lumia 530: NZ’s new benchmark in affordable smartphones

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:06:42 +1200 | Microsoft New Zealand

Lumia 530: New Zealand’s new benchmark in affordable smartphones A powerful entry to Windows Phone 8.1 takes the affordable segment to a new level offering an uncompromised smartphone experience with leading Microsoft and Lumia innovations More >>


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