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Winners of the 2016 New Zealand Open Source Awards Announced

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:22:27 +1300 | New Zealand Open Source Awards

The winners of the 2016 New Zealand Open Source Awards were announced at a gala dinner in Wellington last night. More >>

Introducing the New Coromandel App on Gratia

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:04:39 +1300 | Gratia

Gratia are thrilled to announce our partnership with Destination Coromandel! Together, we’ve created Gratia’s Coromandel theme, so you can see all of the best things to do and explore when you visit The Coromandel. Get the Gratia app on iOS & ...More >>

Grants awarded to pioneering Kiwis using tech to help youth

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:52:14 +1300 | Vodafone

The Vodafone New Zealand Foundation is celebrating 25 years supporting communities with the announcement of its first ever Technology Development Grants last night. More >>

ARANZ Geo launches Expert Services team

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:48:37 +1300 | ARANZ Geo Limited

CHRISTCHURCH, NZ – October 26, 2016 - ARANZ Geo Limited today announced the launch of ARANZ Geo Expert Services, a new team focused on applying the latest thinking to geological uncertainty. The senior geologists will provide expertise and guidance ...More >>

Technology making life easier for beneficiaries

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:18:18 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Associate Social Development Minister Jo Goodhew is welcoming technological advances as part of the Simplification programme at the Ministry of Social Development (MSD), which are making a big difference for beneficiaries. “The Government is committed ...More >>

Teenage refugee becomes chair of NZTech

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:36:40 +1300 | Make Lemonade

October 26, 2016 Thirty one years after arriving in New Zealand as a 13 year old refugee from Vietnam, Mitchell Pham has been appointed the chair of NZTech. Pham takes over the governance reins at a crucial stage in New Zealand’s technology ...More >>

New rules for space launches in New Zealand

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:34:02 +1300 | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

New Zealand is poised to enter the space and rocket industry, setting itself up to become an international launch site for sending objects into outer space. More >>

14 new high tech drug analysers for Customs

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:45:50 +1300 | New Zealand Government

This week Customs is deploying 14 new FirstDefenders, a mobile substance identification device, to enhance its capabilities to protect the border says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner.More >>

Air New Zealand scoops two industry innovation awards

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:15:54 +1300 | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has taken out two significant innovation awards at the prestigious Air Passenger Experience (APEX) Awards held overnight in Singapore. More >>

Māori tech and investment US programme underway

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:41:31 +1300 | Minister for Maori Development

Māori technology companies and iwi investors will visit San Francisco, Chicago and New York next week to advance Māori in the technology sector. More >>

Updated – NZ Tech Head 2016 boosts prize pack!

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:07:11 +1300 | Recruit IT

To kick off their 10th birthday celebrations, Recruit IT are boosting the NZ Top Tech Head 2016 prize pack! More >>

Wynyard Group placed in voluntary administration

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:52:40 +1300 | KordaMentha

Wynyard Group (NZX: WYN) was today placed into voluntary administration (VA), along with its trading subsidiary Wynyard NZ. More >>

The role of online networks for head & neck cancer patients

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:17:16 +1300 | Head and Neck Network

Being connected across space and time. That is what an online cancer community can offer head and neck cancer patients from all corners of New Zealand. More >>

Cyber security focus for Coresteel Innovation Award winner

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:29:01 +1300 | Coresteel Buildings

University of Waikato student Thye Way has been awarded the Coresteel Buildings Innovation Award worth $5000. More >>

Buckley Systems – a top ten company at the TIN 100 Awards

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:56:42 +1300 | Buckley Systems

Buckley Systems, the Mt Wellington based precision electromagnets developer and manufacturer, has been named as one of the top ten companies to watch at the annual TIN100 (Technology Investment Network) awards in Auckland overnight.More >>

Legal implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:51:52 +1300 | Chapman Tripp

The firm has collaborated with the Institute of Directors ( IoD ) in producing a white paper calling on Government to take the lead in addressing opportunities, risks and challenges presented by AI.More >>

ISP Copper Performance Gap

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:32:25 +1300 | TrueNet

ADSL and VDSL show a considerable spread in performance for NZ webpage download times, Vodafone ADSL takes twice as long as the best ADSL Slingshot , the worst VDSL Voyager takes almost twice as long as Spark . 73% of NZ households depend on ADSL to see ...More >>

Snapchat, Skype among apps not protecting users’ privacy

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:48:21 +1300 | Amnesty International

Facebook/WhatsApp, Apple top privacy ranking of messaging apps Only 3 of 11 tech firms examined provide end-to-end encryption by default on all their messaging apps. More >>

ARANZ Medical named Supreme Innovator of the Year

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:47:04 +1300 | ARANZ Medical

CHRISTCHURCH, NZ, 21 October, 2016 – ARANZ Medical, a specialist in 3D scanning and informatics solutions for the healthcare sector, has been named the winner of the Bayer Supreme Innovator of the Year in the 2016 New Zealand Innovators Awards. ...More >>

Screentime An Emerging Factor In Child / Adolescent Health

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:36:38 +1300 | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ says that a survey highlighting the concerns of parents about screentime for their children is a very real problem which the government and the Ministries of Health and Education are ignoring.More >>


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