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Scientists Present Alternative to Sarawak’s Mega-Dams

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:30:50 +1200 | Bruno Manser Fonds

A new study by the University of Berkeley shows how Sarawak’s future lies with small-scale, local energy solutions rather than with risky and expensive large-scale hydropower.More >>

CORRECT: Chorus faces up to $10 mln earnings hit in 2014

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:55:27 +1200 | BusinessDesk

CORRECT: Chorus faces up to $10 mln earnings hit in 2014 from latest regulator pricing decision More >>

Chorus faces up to $10 mln earnings hit in 2014

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:08:13 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Chorus faces up to $10 mln earnings hit in 2014 from latest regulator pricing decision More >>

AsiaPac leading with interactive banking customer experience

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:03:27 +1200 | PricewaterhouseCoopers

Digital is undeniably everywhere, but according to PwC’s Global Digital Banking Survey, AsiaPac banks are well positioned in the digital space, with leading practices, top-down views and holistic approaches well underway. In contrast, digital discussions ...More >>

Study Confirms Sexual Assaults Caused By Darkness and Trees

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:38:43 +1200 | Anne Russell

In the wake of reports of sexual assaults near the path from Boyd Wilson Field to The Terrace in Wellington, researchers at Victoria University of Wellington have released a study which found that sexual violence in public places is primarily caused ...More >>

Samsung users first to experience SKY’s Android App SKY GO

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:29:42 +1200 | Samsung

Samsung has been named the exclusive Android partner for the Android launch of SKY GO, SKY’s new online and mobile service. Samsung smartphone users will be the first to experience ten live streamed channels through the soon to launch Android SKY GO ...More >>

The sky’s the limit

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:06:24 +1200 | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University has strengthened ties with Chinese astronomers, as part of the University's participation in one of the world’s largest science projects. More >>

Websense Announces New Heartbleed Detection for ACE Insight

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:47:07 +1200 | Websense

Websense Security Labs finds more than 800 of the top 50,000 Alexa websites vulnerable to Heartbleed More >>

The Coolest Destination for Exchange Students: Mars

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:43:16 +1200 | US State Department

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is launching a new type of exchange with a virtual field trip to Mars. ECA’s newest initiative, The Collaboratory, in partnership with NASA’s Digital Learning Network™, ...More >>

Kakapo Nestcam Streams Live To The World

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:09:25 +1200 | Kakapo Recovery

For the first time ever, the global public will be able to watch kakapo nesting activity live, thanks to a special partnership between Telecom NZ and Kakapo Recovery. More >>

Tertiary education leader takes senior position at Waiariki

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:23:49 +1200 | Waiariki Institute Of Technology

Waiariki Institute of Technology is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Jefferies as Director of Partnerships and Planning. Richard is an accomplished senior tertiary education leader, having been Provost (Deputy Chief Executive) at Te Whare ...More >>

Air NZ Cargo ExportNZ Auckland Award finalists announced

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:46:34 +1200 | ExportNZ

New Zealand’s reputation as a land of milk and honey lifestyle is underpinned by an increasing range of eclectic high value businesses epitomized by the finalists in the 2014 Air New Zealand Cargo ExportNZ Awards Auckland.More >>

Imarda launches its global expansion

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:11:52 +1200 | Imarda

The location based fleet-management specialists Imarda Ltd have today embarked on the global expansion phase of their i360 platform, releasing the details of their first Franchisee Partnership with Imarda SA Technologies (Pty) Ltd – formerly Telematics ...More >>

Smartphone satellite wins NASA Space Apps Challenge

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:34:31 +1200 | AUT University

Figuring out how to convert a smartphone into a micro satellite in just 48 hours has won a team of four students top honours at New Zealand’s only International NASA Space Apps Challenge, hosted by AUT University and the US Embassy.More >>

Ambulance paramedics trialling new technology

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:24:12 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Tony Ryall says new technology being introduced by St John ambulance, and partially funded by the government, will change the way paramedics work in the field. “Paramedics will soon be using a handheld electronic device that gives crews ...More >>

Diligent shares jump as 1st-qtr figures show better growth

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:06:42 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 16 (BusinessDesk) – Diligent Board Member Services stock rose as much as 12 percent after the governance app developer posted quarterly figures showing sales growth hasn’t slowed as much as some investors had expected.More >>

Silver & Ballard Completes Contract With ETV

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:56:26 +1200 | Silver and Ballard

Silver & Ballard Completes Contract With ETV to Digitise Video Tape Library at the Victoria University of Wellington. More >>

Green electricity utility appoints Gentrack as partner

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:20:14 +1200 | Gentrack

Gentrack, a global provider of specialist software solutions for energy utilities, water companies and airports, has made further inroads into the UK market by winning LoCO2 Energy as its newest customer, an independent and innovative low-carbon electricity ...More >>

Ecopoint Donates LED Lighting to Maungaraki School

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:16:34 +1200 | ecopoint

Ecopoint, the Wellington based company that specialises in LED lighting solutions, is proud to announce it has donated LED lights to Maungaraki School library, as part of a trial undertaken in partnership with the Dynamis Project.More >>

Awards to recognise NZ’s most successful ‘mumtrepreneurs’

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:13:58 +1200 | Fly Buys

Bringing up children is one of life’s great challenges; another is starting a business. Some adventurous Kiwi women choose to do both, launching their own business while raising a family.More >>


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