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Book review: Reimagining Journalism in NZ

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:23:14 +1200 | Jan Rivers

Book review: Don’t dream it’s over: reimagining journalism in a Aotearoa New Zealand. Edited by Emma Johnson, Giovanni Tiso, Sarah Illingworth and Barnaby Bennett. Freerange Press - 365 pageMore >>

Future of Work: Building Wealth from the Ground Up

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:51:19 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Good morning, and thank you for attending today’s Future of Work Seminar here in Wellington. I want to particularly acknowledge Beth Houston who has spent many hours pulling together the programme for today’s event, and to Olivier and the staff ...More >>

Full EUS service reducing pain and the need for surgery

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:56:44 +1200 | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Two highly-trained specialists and the latest in endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) technology are enabling Capital & Coast DHB to detect some cancers earlier, reduce the need for surgery, minimise pain, and lower recovery times for many patients.More >>

Intergen admitted to Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:52:01 +1200 | Intergen

Wellington, New Zealand – 26 August 2016 – Intergen has been admitted to the exclusive Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle 2016, an elite group of 60 of the most strategic Microsoft Dynamics partners from around 10,000 certified Dynamics partners ...More >>

Living Cell Technologies considers 'medical tourism'

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:23:56 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Australasian biotech company Living Cell Technologies plans to treat patients for Parkinson’s disease under a “medical tourism” model if its clinical trial under way in Auckland succeeds next year.More >>

Local companies to partner Boeing in Orion upgrade

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:03:18 +1200 | New Zealand Defence Industry Association

New Zealand defence industry suppliers will support international contractor Boeing to upgrade systems on the Royal New Zealand Air Force’s six Orion aircraft. Beca, Marops and Safe Air will support the upgraded Underwater, Intelligence, Surveillance ...More >>

Cloud consultant Sasan Rashidmardani joins Equinox IT

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:07:40 +1200 | Equinox IT

Sasan Rashidmardani, an experienced cloud architecture consultant, has joined Equinox IT in Auckland. Rashidmardani takes up the role of Senior Consultant – Cloud Solution Architecture, where he will help Equinox IT clients successfully design, adopt and ...More >>

Chris Gallaher Elected New Chairman for Pacific Edge Board

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:33:08 +1200 | Pacific Edge

The Board of cancer diagnostics company, Pacific Edge Limited (NZX: PEB) has announced the election of Mr Chris Gallaher as Chairman, replacing Mr Chris Swann who, as previously advised, is stepping down from the Board at today’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting.More >>

Auckland to stay GE Free under new Unitary Plan

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:31:30 +1200 | Soil and Health Association

The Soil & Health Association congratulates Auckland Council on its decision to retain the valuable precautionary and prohibitive genetically modified organisms (GMOs) provisions in the new Auckland Unitary Plan, which protect the Auckland region's ...More >>

Repeated hacking attacks on NZ crypto-challenge website

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:47:48 +1200 | DART Privacy

On 21 August a series of online attacks began against the website of Wellington-based More >>

Companies use selfies to stay safe at work

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:20:52 +1200 | ThunderMaps

A local app developer is helping companies make health and safety fun, so that employees stay safe at work. This novel approach was conceived and is being championed by ThunderMaps, a leading provider of mobile reporting software for workplace health and safety.More >>

Sheep Milk Industry Set to Grow through New Partnership

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:53:07 +1200 | Ministry For Primary Industries

New Zealand’s fledgling sheep milk industry has received a significant boost today with approval of the business case for a new Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) programme between the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and Spring Sheep Milk Co. The new ...More >>

Minister welcomes new sheep milk PGP programme

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:46:18 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed a new Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) programme announced today aimed at boosting New Zealand’s sheep milk industry. More >>

World-first UAV pizza delivery trial for New Zealand

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:31:38 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed the announcement that New Zealand will host a world-first trial of pizza delivery using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV, commonly known as ‘drones’).More >>

Newer, faster and simpler eGates for Wellington

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:17:58 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today announced eight new generation eGates have been installed at Wellington International Airport and are fully operational for arriving and departing passengers.More >>

Signing for SCS Connect cooler fleet management solution

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:10:29 +1200 | Wellington Drive Technologies

Wellington Drive announces the signing of customer terms and conditions for supply of the SCS Connect cooler fleet management solution. More >>

Media Design School to host fourth annual Girls in Games

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:56:12 +1200 | Media Design School

For the fourth year in a row, Media Design School will be opening its doors to female secondary school students from across New Zealand for its annual Girls in Games workshop series. More >>

Electric vehicles likely to supersede light rail

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:13:01 +1200 | Jo Coughlan

“Renewed talk about the need for investment in light rail for Wellington comes as a surprise and would cost a huge amount of money and be a white elephant within a very few years,” Mayoral Candidate Jo Coughlan said today. “The future is electric ...More >>

New $2M fund for research on information challenges

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:39:01 +1200 | The New Zealand Law Foundation

A new, independent $2 million research fund is now available for projects that will better prepare New Zealand for the challenges of the information age. More >>

Last Days to Contribute to NZ Open Government Action Plan

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:35:59 +1200 | Open Source Open Society

New Zealand’s ‘Open Government Partnership’ Action Plan is open for consultation until the end of day on this Friday 26 August. If you care about transparency, accountability participation and better use of technology in the way our government is run then ...More >>


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