Technology

Joint approach needed to counter online radicalisation

Putting a stop to terror groups targeting people through social media will take a united approach, a PhD student says. A teenager who had been radicalised online and attempted to carry out a violent attack in Christchurch, was this week sentenced in...... Read More

Developer waits for green light for 200 overseas workers

Beijing-based company Fu Wah says a shortage of skilled workers in New Zealand's construction sector risked delaying the project. Its New Zealand general manager Richard Aitken says they planned on bringing up to 200 workers from China to help...... Read More

Social media and kiwi waistlines

Growing dependence on digital devices and social media could be having a negative impact on Kiwi waistlines, according to a new Ministry of Health report. The Ministry’s report found that watching television while eating increased food intake...... Read More

Eat a rainbow - a healthy eating app

Entertaining and educational,  Tracy Hardy’s ‘Eat a Rainbow’ app is also simple and brilliant. This is how Rosalie Liddle Crawfrod describes Tracy’s new healthy eating app. Below is the interview that transcribed between...... Read More

Uber ready to ride in Tauranga

Ride-sharing app Uber has finally launched in Tauranga today, making the city the fifth in New Zealand to receive the service. In December of last year, Uber put the call out for those interested in becoming drivers, and hosted information sessions...... Read More

Powerco to remove lines over Whanganui River

A $2.2 million programme of electricity network upgrades is planned for Whanganui over the next six months. Electricity distribution company, Powerco, will undertake four separate projects with the largest being the removal of six overhead supply lines...... Read More

Scamming victims reminded of reimbursement scheme

People who have fallen victim to a scam and paid money via Western Union, are being reminded they may qualify for reimbursement following a 2017 investigation by the United States Department of Justice. In January 2017 Western Union admitted to criminal...... Read More

60,000 affected by widespread power cut

Power has been restored in the Coromandel and Waikato areas after a Transpower outage caused widespread power cuts earlier this morning.  Powerco Network Operations Manager Phil Marsh says, at its peak, more than 60,000 Powerco customers were...... Read More

Huge power outage after grid fault

A fault on the national grid is being blamed for a large scale power outage in the Waikato/Coromandel area. Power is out in Matamata, Te Aroha, Morrinsville, Putaruru, Waihi, Paeroa, Kaihere, Whangamata, Thames, Te Poi, Tirau and Cambridge. A total...... Read More

Powerco upgrading Hutt Valley gas supply

A section of the gas network that supplies the Hutt Valley is going underground. Powerco will start work mid-January to replace the existing 40-year-old gas regulating station on Riddlers Crescent with modern, underground equipment. Powerco Gas Operations...... Read More