Technology

An app to save a life

The Good Smartphone Activated Medics smartphone app, which is saving lives in the UK has now landed in New Zealand, fully embedded into the St John and Wellington Free Ambulance emergency ambulance dispatch systems. The app turns CPR trained members...... Read More

Fake account a reminder for online vigilance

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran is urging people to report any suspicious activity on their Facebook accounts to CERT NZ. Ms Curran says all New Zealanders who are active online are vulnerable to having their accounts...... Read More

Thousands left without power in Tauranga

Two separate incidents in Tauranga cut power to 3200 Powerco customers. Network operations manager Phil Marsh says a car accident took out a pole at Pyes Pa shortly after 12pm yesterday, which affected 2385 customers. “The majority were reconnected...... Read More

NZ’s big tech stars in Wellington next month

An increasing number of ground-breaking New Zealand tech designers are collaborating with the wider business world to produce one of the fastest growing segments of tech. NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says the country’s best developers,...... Read More

Increasing value of digital tools in real estate

Research by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) predicts that digital selling tools will be a key part of the future of real estate as agents increasingly rely on digital products and digital tools to support the sales process. Drone footage,...... Read More

Kawe Kōrero app scoops top award at SOLGM awards

Waikato Regional Council’s cultural intelligence app Kawe Kōrero has taken out the Supreme Award at the annual SOLGM Local Government Excellence Awards. The app was launched last September after being developed specifically to help staff, councillors...... Read More

NZ getting ready for the AI tidal wave

Artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to deliver economic growth and productivity improvements but will impact some people’s jobs according to new research that is being pulled together for a leading national report to be released on May 2.   New...... Read More

NZ highly regarded for global tech talent

Tech is the fastest growing and third biggest industry sector in New Zealand contributing more than $6.3 billion in annual exports and now other countries are chasing the cream of our tech crop. NZTech board member and winner of last year’s New...... Read More

Next towns named for ultra-fast broadband rollout

Ultrafast Fibre has announced the next wave of towns for ultra-fast broadband rollout. The second stage expansion is known as UFB2 and UFB2+ under the Government’s Ultra-fast Broadband scheme, and will see 27 more towns and locations gain access...... Read More