NZ ready to march for science

New Zealand scientists will be the first in the world to take part in the Global March for Science tomorrow. Marches are scheduled to take place in Auckland, Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin and Queenstown. Social and physical sciences...... Read More

Substantial opportunities for women in tech jobs

New technologies are providing substantial opportunities for a growing number of young girls seeking tech jobs. That's the claim of NZTech government relations director Andrea Hancox, who says research shows tech firms with a balance of men...... Read More

Innovation from earthquake challenges

A disruptive web technology from Kiwi tech company iViis has been used to help people and businesses affected by the Kaikoura earthquake event in November 2016, access insurance services from IAG. iViis Managing Director Nick Shier says the earthquakes...... Read More

Fibre for farmers

Federated Farmers has successfully negotiated a significant benefit for rural property owners who allow telecommunications fibre to cross their land. The Telecommunications (Property Access and Other Matters) Amendment Act, which was passed by the...... Read More

Auckland Airport customers to benefit from new app

Auckland Airport is inviting travellers and other customers to join Strata Club, its new, innovative, app-based programme designed to recognise their travel choices with personalised services and benefits. Strata Club is a free-to-join programme that...... Read More

Young engineer of the year revealed

The 2017 Young Engineer of the Year is Rocket Lab’s Lachlan Matchett, it was announced at the IPENZ Fellows’ and Achievers’ Awards in Wellington last night. Aged 26, Lachlan has led a large team of engineers to design and deliver Rocket...... Read More

Young technology innovators ready to represent NZ

A team of up-and-coming young software developers is set to take their cutting-edge innovation to the world as the winner of this year’s Microsoft Imagine Cup New Zealand. GroupCram, of Hamish O’Neill, Eric Liu and Nilesh Magan, was crowned...... Read More

NASA postpones super pressure balloon launch

NASA postponed the scheduled launch of its super pressure balloon (SPB) from Wanaka, New Zealand, at 2 a.m. Saturday, April 8 (New Zealand time) due to unacceptable stratospheric weather conditions for operations. Along with monitoring ground and lower-level...... Read More

Australia sues Apple over iPhone “bricking“ claim

Australia's consumer watchdog has sued Apple after alleging the tech giant used a software update to disable iPhones which had cracked screens fixed by third parties. The US technology firm "bricked" - or disabled with a...... Read More

Pioneers in e-health for kids, up for two awards

It’s hardly big news that a ground-breaking, game-changing virtual digital health business, Navilluso, has reached the finals in two innovative categories of the New Zealand Hi-Tech awards. Kaitaia’s Navilluso Medical, owned and run by...... Read More