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Another day, another America's Cup plan

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:15:35 +1300 | RNZ

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Science Deadline - This Week in Sci-Tech

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:40:31 +1300 | Science Media Centre NZ

A new study suggests that even if all nations manage to stick to their Paris Agreement targets, we're still committed to global sea level rise. More >>

Students create world-first 3D-printed titanium engine

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:06:42 +1300 | University of Canterbury

Kiwi students create world-first 3D-printed titanium engine for Eco-marathon car The world’s first 3D-printed titanium internal combustion engine, designed and built by a team of University of Canterbury students, was unveiled this morning.More >>

Rail: $8m injection to reboot regional rail

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:03:13 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Regional Economic Development Minister and Associate Transport Minister Shane Jones has today announced the first of many regional rail initiatives the Government is looking to support.More >>

Digital nations put digital rights at the heart of agendas

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:22:36 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Seven world digital government leaders meeting in Wellington for the Digital Ministerial Summit have set up a digital rights working group, with New Zealand to lead the work. More >>

Major study on geothermal potential to get underway in May

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:50:35 +1300 | GNS Science

A research project aiming to define opportunities for developing geothermal heat supply at likely prospects along the length of the West Coast will get underway in May.More >>

Wonderful energy ‘skills’ for customers with Amazon Alexa

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:50:52 +1300 | Mercury Energy

Mercury has become New Zealand’s first energy company to commit to bringing Amazon Alexa to consumers. More >>

NZ's largest dairy genetics supplier gets behind A2 market

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:26:39 +1300 | LIC

Herd improvement and agri-technology co-operative LIC welcomes the announcement from Fonterra and The a2 Milk Company about their new partnership as it prepares to launch a new team of elite A2 bulls supported by genotype testing that allows farmers to ...More >>

NETNZ and VLN Primary welcome Education Work Programme

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:35:39 +1300 | NetNZ

NetNZ and VLN Primary, organisations that work across schools, welcome the government's intention to conduct a root and branch review of the education legislation, systems and funding including ‘Tomorrow’s Schools’.More >>

InsuredHQ selected to pitch Global Insurtech Roadshow

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:34:59 +1300 | InsuredHQ

New Zealand insurtech startup, InsuredHQ , has been chosen to pitch at the Global InsurTech Roadshow . It is one of only 25 international early-stage startups to be selected. The ‘Goethe InsurTech Award’ will go to the best pitch on the day but ...More >>

Young leaders to drive conversations at agritech event

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:58:57 +1300 | Connex

New Zealand’s agritech community will be joined by some of the country’s best young leaders at MobileTECH 2018. One of the key highlights at the upcoming agritech event is the ‘Meet the future leaders’ panel.More >>

Christchurch tech company wins with AI solutions in Germany

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:33:39 +1300 | Orbica

Christchurch-based location data company Orbica’s innovative solution combining 3D geospatial datasets and artificial intelligence is big news in Germany today. More >>

Here Comes Something NIU

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:26:55 +1300 | NIU Scooters

NIU, the #1 Smart Electric Scooter brand in the world, reports today it has recorded over 850 million kilometers driven on its 300,000+ scooters around the world, more than ten times larger than its closest competitor. More >>

NZ Food Safety Company Reducing Foodborne Illness in the U.S

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:53:18 +1300 | Eagle Protect

A New Zealand company servicing local industries for 11 years is making inroads into the massive U.S. market for the supply of food safety disposable gloves and clothing. There are over 3,000 reported deaths and 48 million reported illnesses in the U.S. ...More >>

Upside-Down Robots to Improve Global Aviation Safety

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:20:32 +1300 | Invert Robotics

From the small country that ‘punches above its weight’ in regard to innovation and technology, a Christchurch-based company has created robots designed to ultimately improve the safety of the world’s multi-billion dollar aviation market.More >>

CSST brings Spire AIS data to New Zealand

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:14:34 +1300 | Centre for Space Science Technology

The Centre for Space Science Technology (CSST) and Spire Global Inc., a leading space-to-cloud data analytics company, have announced a strategic partnership to help both organisations further extend their impact in the South Pacific region.More >>

Legal professionals to learn about the future of profession

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:10:30 +1300 | LawFest

Legal professionals to learn about the future of their profession at New Zealand’s legal innovation and technology event More >>

Frontiersman of the Internet: John Perry Barlow

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:27:10 +1300 | Binoy Kampmark

He may have been a lyricist for the Grateful Dead, but a component of John Perry Barlow’s activism and corpus will forever be associated with a concept fast losing its gloss: internet freedom.More >>

Final sign-off for Regional Development Fund

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:53:05 +1300 | RNZ

Cabinet has given the final sign-off for the billion-dollar a year Regional Development Fund, and the checks and balances to be put in place for any money allocated. More >>

Pacific led climate change research is vital to development

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:31:14 +1300 | Paul Bayly

WANGANUI, 21 February 2018 – Speaking on the second anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Winston, and having just faced the brunt of Cyclone Gita in New Zealand, Paul Bayly former Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport in Fiji, ...More >>


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