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NIWA Outlook:September-November 2014

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:24:37 +1200 | NIWA

The equatorial Pacific Ocean remains ENSO-neutral at the end of August 2014. Despite the Southern Oscillation Index being currently negative, a fully coupled (ocean and atmosphere) event has yet to initiate.More >>

Southern DHB to benefit from new E-Incident Management

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:28:24 +1200 | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB welcomes the commencement of work on a new electronic incident management system for South Island DHBs; a project which promises to improve patient safety outcomes and support a reduction in all types of risk for DHB patients, staff and ...More >>

Council takes first steps towards tech precinct

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:13:53 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Council takes first steps towards tech precinct Wellington City Council today announced the first steps towards establishing a central city tech precinct – with an Expression of Interest (EOI) to be released later this month. Council is looking to kick-start ...More >>

University of Auckland Lab Wins International Design Award

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:00:02 +1200 | Lab-works Architecture

The University of Auckland has received international recognition for the design of its new Chemistry Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories. Winning the Refurbished Laboratory category at the prestigious S-Lab Awards in London.More >>

The ultimate premium compact camera is here

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 13:00:40 +1200 | FujiFilm

FUJIFILM launches the extraordinary new X30 with innovative Real Time Viewfinder, class-leading performance and unrivalled image quality. AUCKLAND, NZ – FUJIFILM’s X-Series premium compact cameras have redefined photography, winning major international ...More >>

NetComm Wireless launches next-generation 4G WiFi M2M Router

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:25:39 +1200 | NetComm Wireless

(Sydney): NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC) , today introduced the new 4G WiFi M2M Router (NTC-140W) to its innovative wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Series, delivering fast and powerful 4G LTE capabilities to high-bandwidth M2M applications ...More >>

igot launches 1st bitcoin exchange platform in UAE

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:10:20 +1200 | Ideas Suite

New Zealand digital currency platform launches first real-time bitcoin exchange in the UAE New Zealand’s fastest-growing digital currency platform, igot.com , has launched the first bitcoin exchange online platform in the United Arab Emirates, ...More >>

Aquatics Technical Team Leader makes the KuDos Award finals

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:44:06 +1200 | Waikato University

Dudley Bell’s contribution to science has been recognised with selection as a finalist in the Hill Laboratories Technician/Technologist section of the 2014 KuDos Awards. More >>

Students helped with debt repayments

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:48:47 +1200 | Inland Revenue Department

New Zealand students now living in Australia are being reminded not to ignore their student loan debt as Inland Revenue expands its latest tool to help with repayments. More >>

Gentrack software upgrade chosen by leading Australian Firm

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 15:37:23 +1200 | Gentrack

Gentrack Group (NZX/ASX: GTK) a developer of specialist software for energy utilities, water companies and airports around the world has signed a substantial upgrade contract with a leading Australian based energy utility customer. This is the delayed contract ...More >>

Fur makes runway come back

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 15:30:44 +1200 | Woolyarns New Zealand

Fur makes runway come back New Zealand’s possum fur trade got a lift last week as big-name fashion labels featured Perino in their latest collections. More >>

Datacom boosts profit 43% on strong NZ growth

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:44:49 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 1 (BusinessDesk) - Datacom Group, the privately-held IT services firm, boosted annual earnings by 43 percent as gains in New Zealand offset a weaker Australian market and reduced Asian revenue after the sale of a call centre. More >>

App allows those with Asthma to Breathe Easy

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 13:57:03 +1200 | Asthma New Zealand

New Zealand has one of the highest rates of asthma in the world - second only to the UK. Asthma affects approximately 20% of the population, and is the leading cause of hospitalisation for children. More >>

Test launched to test ability of job seeking accountants

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 10:18:38 +1200 | ATTN

An online accountancy technical competency test will go some way to preventing costly recruitment decisions. More >>

Fiery Broadcasting Debate in Auckland

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 09:50:46 +1200 | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

Over 250 people turned out for the Auckland Broadcasting and Media Debate in Auckland City last night to hear politicians give their solutions to NZ’s media and broadcasting woes.More >>

Addressing high growth companies' skills gap

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:58:29 +1200 | Digitl

This week I chaired an interactive panel discussion on the skills challenge facing New Zealand technology companies. It’s part of Massey University’s ecentre cloud series. Here's how the discussion played out on Twitter. More >>

Minister announces draft white space licencing rules

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:11:45 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Communications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams has today announced draft licencing rules for the use of television white space devices in New Zealand. More >>

SKY Continues to Innovate

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:36:11 +1200 | Sky TV

SKY customers will soon be enjoying upgraded MY SKY services, internet connectivity, video on-demand, upgraded legacy decoders and a modernised electronic programme guide (EPG). A Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) service for non-SKY customers will also ...More >>

SMC Heads-Up: E-cigarettes, SMCs gather in NZ, crisis advice

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:33:45 +1200 | Science Media Centre

SMC Heads-Up:E-cigarettes risks highlighted, SMCs gather in NZ, science advice in times of crisis More >>

Last Nights Leaders Debate Drives The #nzpol Wordcloud

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:11:18 +1200 | Qrious

Following last nights leaders debate on TV One between John Key and David Cunliffe, the data insight organisation Qrious collected all tweets that used the hashtag #nzpol from approximately the last 24 hours to produce this wordcloud. More >>

 

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