Latest Technology Headlines website wins plain English award

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 16:16:22 +1300 | Department Of Internal Affairs

The website won the ‘Best Plain English website’ award for the public sector at the recent WriteMark Plain English awards, held this month in Wellington. More >>

Information Leadership wins local government

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:43:43 +1300 | Information Leadership

New Zealand information and knowledge management solution provider Information Leadership won ICT Vendor of the Year at last week’s Annual Association of Local Government Information Management (ALGIM) Awards. The company was nominated by the Upper Hutt ...More >>

CodeBlue's CIO Services take 'evolutionary leap'

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:59:06 +1300 | CodeBlue

Auckland, New Zealand. 30 November 2015. IT managed services company CodeBlue has rolled out a nationwide evolution of its CIO Services – with new appointments, new processes and new capabilities – all designed to help customers achieve better ...More >>

Antarctica calls for outreach proposals to demystify science

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:54:09 +1300 | Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand is seeking applications from enthused media, artists, teachers and writers who are eager to tell the story behind New Zealand's research into climate change in Antarctica.More >>

Kiwi kids get set to join in global ‘Hour of Code’ campaign

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:06:45 +1300 | Microsoft New Zealand

• Microsoft and offering educators a Minecraft-inspired coding tutorial for the classroom as part of Computer Science Education Week, 7-13 December • Local computer education groups OMGTech!, Code Club and High Tech Youth Network offering ...More >>

PwC strengthens its tax service offerings

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:00:03 +1300 | PwC

PwC New Zealand is growing the tax offerings of its firm with the acquisition of Wellington-based, tax specialist practice TaxTeam. The business, and 12 staff members, will move in to PwC’s Wellington office on 113-119 The Terrace today. More >>

Promapp Accelerates Expansion

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 12:58:46 +1300 | Promapp

Auckland, 30 November 2015 – Promapp Solutions, an industry leading provider of cloud-based process management (BPM) software for creating and storing business processes online, has announced the appointment of Vivienne Larsen as the company’s Global ...More >>

New Zealand Post Fuels Growth Through APIs

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 12:48:45 +1300 | MuleSoft

Postal service launches new Developer Resource Centre to enable growth strategy in parcels and logistics More >>

ViFX and Birst partner to bring cutting-edge BI to NZ

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:06:33 +1300 | ViFX

As Silicon Valley continues to make leaps and bounds in Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Analytics, we are slow to see any major changes here in New Zealand. The world of BI is changing with cloud-based architectures and new ways of thinking. ...More >>

Snakk narrows first-half loss, lifting margins as sales rise

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 09:36:34 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Snakk Media, which aggregates publishers’ advertising space on mobile devices and matches it to advertisers’ demand, narrowed its first-half loss as it fattened margins on increased revenue, led by faster growth in southeast ...More >>

Collaborative EnhanceR2P research project secures funding

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:38:03 +1300 | Open Polytechnic

Researchers led by Open Polytechnic’s Neil Ballantyne have secured Ako Aotearoa funding for a collaborative sector-wide project into social workers’ readiness to practise in the field. More >>

National’s failed R&D plan missing the D

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:57:34 +1300 | Green Party

National’s failed R&D plan missing the D The National Government’s research and development (R&D) funding system needs a massive overhaul in light of new information from Deloitte that some R&D Growth Grants don’t actually cover ...More >>

Kiwi schools invited to participate in global Skype-a-Thon

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:43:41 +1300 | Microsoft New Zealand

Join on December 3 and 4 to help celebrate learning without borders AUCKLAND, 27 November 2015 – Microsoft is inviting educators in New Zealand to participate in the company’s annual two-day Skype-a-Thon, an event aimed at connecting classrooms ...More >>

Popular Pixie Town Opening Soon

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:35:28 +1300 | Otago Settlers' Museum

Dunedin (Friday, 27 November 2015) – Christmas arrives at Toitū Otago Settlers Museum when Pixie Town opens on Saturday, 5 December. More >>

Scott Technology shareholders vote for JBS deal

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:34:47 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Scott Technology shareholders overwhelmingly backed a deal handing control of the robotics manufacturer to Brazilian meat processor JBS. More >>

Unstoppable Kiwi Travellers

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:58:41 +1300 | Expedia

UNSTOPPABLE KIWI TRAVELLERS - MOVE OVER MAINSTREAM, KIWIS ARE AFTER THE UNIQUE AND UNSPOILED Auckland, New Zealand, 26 November, 2015 – The brand’s annual ‘State of the Nation’ report, released today, reveals how passionate Kiwis ...More >>

359 emergency VHF radio calls from recreational boaties

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:04:32 +1300 | Maritime New Zealand

The Maritime Operations Centre has already this year received 359 emergency VHF radio calls from recreational boaties. More >>

LGNZ welcomes more streamlined planning options

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 13:58:08 +1300 | Local Government NZ

LGNZ welcomes more streamlined planning options for councils and communities Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) welcomes the Government’s announcement of amendments to the Resource Management Act (RMA) and related statutes. LGNZ Vice President Brendan ...More >>

Talented students land dream summer jobs

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:11:07 +1300 | NIWA

NIWA has awarded sought-after Sir Peter Blake Trust ambassador awards to five talented Kiwi students who will spend part of summer working on exciting marine, freshwater, climate and atmosphere projects with leading NIWA scientists. More >>

Epson EcoTank™ Printer Named CES Honoree

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:35:26 +1300 | Espon

WorkForce® ET-4550 EcoTank All-in-One Honoured for Design, Market Need and Cutting Edge Innovation AUCKLAND, 26 November 2015 - Epson has announced it has been named a CES 2016 Innovation Awards Honoree for the Epson WorkForce® ET-4550 EcoTank™ ...More >>


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