Technology

Expansion another sign of rampant tech growth

The substantial growth of the country’s umbrella tech organisation NZTech is indicative of the rapid expansion of the nation’s fastest growing industry, says its chief executive Graeme Muller. NZTech has its eighth annual meeting in Auckland...... Read More

Milk powder motivates PhD student’s research

A University of Canterbury PhD student is using milk protein to 3D-imprint muscle and bone cells, and hopes one day to see her research used to regrow missing body parts. Electrical and Computer Engineering doctoral candidate Azadeh Hashemi, originally...... Read More

Scammers use fake purchase orders

Police are warning business owners to be wary of scammers currently using forged District Health Board invoices to swindle Kiwi businesses out of goods. It is a similar scam to one which surfaced earlier this year, where scammers sent out fake...... Read More

Kiwis waiting longer for cochlear implants

Waiting lists for cochlear implants have jumped by six months, says health funding coalition YesWeCare.nz Information uncovered in parliamentary questions by Green Party MP Mojo Mathers shows the average waiting time for the operations above Taupo have...... Read More

NZ cities to become more desirable

Cities will become safer and more desirable to live in when the internet of things (IoT) takes hold a research study report says. The IoT research was commissioned by the New Zealand IoT Alliance, an independent member funded group of tech firms, major...... Read More

83 organisations send strong message to Five Eyes

Today InternetNZ - alongside 83 organisations and individuals from Five Eyes countries Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States - signed onto an open letter asking government officials to defend strong encryption. The...... Read More

Emergency system test in the Bay

The Bay of Plenty Civil Defence are alerting the public to sort out an emergency plan for their family, while the organisation test its communication systems next week. Emergency Management Bay of Plenty Director Clinton Naude says the test is happening...... Read More

Easier online jet ski registration tool launched

A new online tool for registering personal water craft (jet skis) being used in the Waikato region will be available from tomorrow from the regional council. “With jet ski use in the Waikato increasing in recent years, we want to make it easier...... Read More

Apping the rugby fans

A camping app is helping visiting rugby fans following the Lions tour to find campsites, farms, lifestyle blocks and parking on other private properties. Lions fans are using the app to find heartland hospitality all around the country, says CamperMate...... Read More

State of the weather station for the Crown Range

Construction of the state of the art weather station and webcam at the summit of the Crown Range has begun. The project will offer road contractors and drivers a live feed of road conditions on one of New Zealand’s highest...... Read More