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Govt push for FTAs to cover 90% of export goods

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:10:33 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 24 (BusinessDesk) - The government's newly minted trade agenda wants near-saturation free trade agreement coverage for locally exported goods by 2030, however it doesn't want to pass up opportunities offered by new technology enabling more service exports.More >>

Electric Vehicle DC rapid charging plug type about to change

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:08:19 +1300 | ChargeNet

ChargeNet NZ are pleased to announce the forthcoming change to their DC fast charging network from Type 1 CCS charging to the Type 2 CCS charging plug. More >>

Focus on services & digital exports a boost for Wellington

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:15:25 +1300 | WREDA

Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) welcomed the refreshed trade policy strategy Trade Agenda 2030 – Securing our place in the world, launched by the Prime Minister today.More >>

New drought measurement index launched

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:54:30 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy has welcomed the launch of a new tool to monitor drought in New Zealand’s regions. More >>

Dr Amanda Oakley takes out TechSoup’s Lifetime Service Award

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:07:12 +1300 | Waikato DHB

Waikato DHB’s dermatologist Dr Amanda Oakley took out best Google Technology Service in the New Zealand Charities Lifetime Service Award sector. More >>

Pixi Donate Services to Richard Branson Charity Auction

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:49:23 +1300 | Pixi

Auckland based SEO & SEM services provider, Pixi are donating their comprehensive search engine optimisation package for auction at an evening with Sir Richard Branson. More >>

Vodafone NZ to acquire 70% stake in TeamTalk's Farmside

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:39:27 +1300 | Vodafone NZ

Vodafone New Zealand Limited ( Vodafone NZ ) and TeamTalk Limited ( TeamTalk ) (NZX: TTK) have reached an agreement that would see Vodafone NZ acquire 70 per cent of the shares in BayCity Communications Limited for $10 million in cash. More >>

The next evolution of ATMs is here

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:44:30 +1300 | ANZ New Zealand

From today, ANZ customers will be able to access an ANZ ATM with a simple tapof their card or smartphone. More >>

Fatality at level crossing near Morrinsville

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:11:25 +1300 | KiwiRail

A tragic accident at a level crossing near Morrinsville this afternoon has left one person dead and another critically injured. KiwiRail’s Group General Manager of Asset Management David Gordon says a 716m long freight train ferrying goods between ...More >>

NZTech backs government’s stance on cyber security

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:38:07 +1300 | Make Lemonade

NZTech today backed the Government’s continued focus on the New Zealand cyber security strategy and action plan as rogue cyber attacks continue to plague nations and businesses worldwide. More >>

Cloud Services Multiply Benefits for Seating To Go

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:26:28 +1300 | Lucidity

Auckland, 23 March, 2017 – Seating To Go is a Hamilton based organisation offering a specialist wheelchair and seating assessment, repair and training service. Contracted by the Ministry of Health and ACC, the company provides assessments for mobility ...More >>

Freshly Minted Graduates to Shine

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:25:28 +1300 | Eastern Institute of Technology

Newly capped EIT graduates celebrate their success in Napier on 30-31 March, parading through city streets cheered on by family, friends and well-wishers who have supported them on their learning journeys.More >>

Managing tuberculosis (TB) with your smart phone

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:44:26 +1300 | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Public health nurse Carolyn Pye is celebrating world TB day this Friday with two awards under her arm after her project team won accolades for using digital devices to manage the disease.More >>

Magical Park Turns NZ into a Digital Playground

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:09:01 +1300 | GEO AR Games

Over 24,000 children and families explored a magical fantasy world in their local park, thanks to an innovative smartphone app developed for New Zealand and Australia Parks Week earlier this month.More >>

Huawei to boost Wellington's tech sector

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:20:34 +1300 | New Zealand National Party

Wellington's growing tech and innovation sector will gain significantly from today's investment announcement by global technology giant Huawei, National’s Wellington Central candidate Nicola Willis says.   Huawei today announced $400 million of new ...More >>

Prime Minister’s $1 million science prizes presented

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:02:26 +1300 | PM's Science Prizes

The 2016 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes, which provide a total of $1 million across five categories, have been presented in Wellington today. More >>

Truscreen Announces Capital Raising

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:10:24 +1300 | Truscreen

Cervical cancer technology company, TruScreen Limited (NZAX:TRU) has undertaken a $4.09 million share placement to institutional and other select investors as it looks to strengthen its balance sheet and fund commercial growth. In addition to the placement, ...More >>

US$75M funding boost for Rocket Lab

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:09:42 +1300 |

Aerospace company Rocket Lab today announced it had secured further funding of US$75 million. The funding was led by venture capital firm Data Collective, with additional investment from Promus Ventures. Rocket Lab also attracted reinvestment from Bessemer ...More >>

Hutt Valley teacher wins a Prime Minister’s Science Prize

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:58:38 +1300 | Chris Bishop

National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, Chris Bishop, is delighted to hear a Prime Minister’s Science Prize has been awarded to Stokes Valley science teacher, Dianne Christenson.More >>

Prime Minister’s Science Prizes announced

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:56:51 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith has today announced the winners of New Zealand’s most valuable and prestigious annual science awards, the Prime Minister’s Science Prizes.More >>


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