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Wellington Drive first-quarter sales climb 30%

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:42:27 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 21 (BusinessDesk) - Wellington Drive Technologies, which makes energy efficient motors and control systems for commercial refrigerators, lifted first-quarter sales 30 percent as the company's focus on Latin America continues to underpin its long ...More >>

Kiwi Environmental Innovation Attracts Chinese Investors

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:22:22 +1200 | China Chamber of Commerce in NZ

Some of New Zealand and China’s most innovative companies met today to discuss opportunities for investment and expansion. The China - New Zealand Environmental Technology Investment and Cooperation Summit was hosted in Auckland by the China ...More >>

Celebrating Techweek’17 at MOTAT

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:50:28 +1200 | Museum of Transport and Technology

Celebrating Techweek’17 at MOTAT Techweek’17, a calendar event focused on reshaping our world through design, innovation and technology is back from 6 to 14 May and this year it’s bigger and better. “Our Techweek goal is to stimulate an environment ...More >>

Trump, the DOJ and Julian Assange - Binoy Kampmark

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:37:30 +1200 | Binoy Kampmark

There had been some doubts from initial enthusiasts about WikiLeaks once information from leaks released on its site started puncturing holes in an already worn Democratic campaign in 2016.More >>

Better regulation through better impact analysis

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:11:29 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Regulatory Reform Minister, Paul Goldsmith, and Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Regulatory Reform, David Seymour, say changes to Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) requirements will lead to better informed decision making by Parliament and the Government.More >>

Provoke Takes Home Two at the 2017 Microsoft Partner Awards

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:51:29 +1200 | Provoke Solutions Ltd

Provoke’s Infrastructure Team Lead Nick Westbrook took home a big win at the 2017 Microsoft New Zealand Awards with a gong for Sales Solution Specialist of The Year. This year marked the tenth anniversary of the Microsoft New Zealand awards, a fact ...More >>

Outer Space and High-Altitude Activities Bill progresses

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:05:00 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The Outer Space and High-Altitude Activities Bill has been reported back to Parliament today following consideration by the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee. More >>

Further Investigations into Helicopter Engine Issue

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:26:34 +1200 | New Zealand Defence Force

Following the emergency landing of a Royal New Zealand Air Force NH90 helicopter near Blenheim on Sunday, the RNZAF has been working hard to understand the technical issues involved.More >>

Spark opens pre-order for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:55:14 +1200 | Spark NZ

Spark has announced that the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now available for pre-order, both online at and in-store. The first pre-orders will receive 50% extra data for 6 months (on an eligible Open Term Pay Monthly plan) and ...More >>

Community given chance to visit an award winning family farm

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:08:44 +1200 | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Members of the public are being offered the opportunity to visit an award winning farm at a field day near Motunau on Thursday, 4 May. More >>

Hikurangi – Northland’s next UFB town

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:27:40 +1200 | Northpower

Exactly three years after Northpower Fibre completed New Zealand’s first ultra-fast broadband network, the company is embarking on another UFB network build. More >>

NASA stars come to Porirua

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:02:39 +1200 | Porirua City Council

A fantastical space world is being created in Porirua City for an out-of-this-world experience. More >>

Aura Information Security Bolsters Leadership Team

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:22:47 +1200 | Aura InfoSec

Media Release 20 April 2017 Aura Information Security Bolsters Leadership Team Aura Information Security has appointed industry expert Tom Moore to the role of Practice Manager for its New Zealand and Australian operations. Tom joins the Aura team from ...More >>

Launch Attempt for NASA Super Pressure Balloon 21/4/17

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:08:18 +1200 | NASA

NASA is targeting Friday, April 21 (Thursday, April 20 in U.S. Eastern Time (EDT)), to conduct a super pressure balloon (SPB) test flight launching from Wanaka Airport, New Zealand, on a potential 100-day journey.More >>

Substantial opportunities for women seeking tech jobs

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:42:03 +1200 | Make Lemonade

Substantial opportunities for women seeking tech jobs April 20, 2017 Computer programming jobs have previously struggled to attract women, but new technologies are providing substantial opportunities for a growing number of young girls seeking tech jobs, ...More >>

Access to data about disabled people improves

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:25:19 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

Today, Stats NZ launched a user-friendly online tool to make information about disabled people more accessible. More >>

Xero joins Silicon Valley elite as TCV invests

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:19:54 +1200 | Digitl

Xero has moved one step closer to becoming New Zealand's first global technology giant. More >>

Annual inflation highest in over five years

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:56:47 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) increased 2.2 percent in the year to the March 2017 quarter, Stats NZ said today. This is the highest annual increase since the September 2011 quarter, the last quarter affected by the rise in GST from 12.5 to 15 percent.More >>

Infinitely more entertaining Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ offer

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:21:51 +1200 | Vodafone NZ

Vodafone is offering consumers an infinitely more entertaining opportunity to snap up Samsung’s new Galaxy S8/S8+ flagship phones, combining leading content with its Infinity Display.More >>

Crossware Celebrates Win at Microsoft NZ Partner Awards

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:31:10 +1200 | Crossware

The 10th annual Microsoft Partner Awards saw Crossware chosen for Best Cloud Packaged Solution Award.More >>


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