New $2M fund for research on information challenges

Press Release – The New Zealand Law Foundation

A new, independent $2 million research fund is now available for projects that will better prepare New Zealand for the challenges of the information age. Read more »

Mt Doom hikers rescued near Mt Tongariro

Press Release – New Zealand Police

An Australian father and son are continuing their New Zealand holiday today after being rescued off Mt Tongariro last night. Read more »

New Managing Director to lead business expansion

Press Release – NEC

NEC Press Release NEC New Zealand appoints new Managing Director to lead business expansion Wellington, 24 August 2016 – NEC New Zealand, a leading technology solutions and services provider, today announced the appointment of Takashi Tada as its new … Read more »

Wearable Tech Revolutionises Biometrics; Privacy Unaddressed

Press Release – Unisys

Law enforcement to lead adoption, but new formats and sensors will enable wider commercial application of wearable biometrics Read more »

Scam Alert: iTunes vouchers do not pay off fines

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are continuing to remind the public that government agencies will not ask for fines to be paid by iTunes or other vouchers, says Detective Senior Sergeant Iain Chapman. Read more »

TPG Telecom hoses down 2Degrees speculation

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 22 (BusinessDesk) – TPG Telecom, the Australian company that bought Spark New Zealand’s AAPT business in 2013, has hosed down speculation it’s on the verge of buying Two Degrees Mobile. Read more »

Spark celebrates 100th Rural Broadband Initiative cell site

Press Release – Spark NZ

Today Spark has switched on its 100th Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI) cell site, expanding 3G and 4G mobile coverage to the Reikorangi area. Read more »

Partnership for Hawaii Landing And Operating Activities

Press Release – Hawaiki Cable


Best and brightest finalists for energy excellence awards

Press Release – Connexis

August 22, 2016: Twenty of New Zealand’s top trainees and trainers in the electricity and telecommunications industry have been named as finalists in the Connexis Annual Connection Excellence Awards. Read more »

Super-fast internet puts NZ on par with world

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The news that three Local Fibre Companies will be offering a 1 Gigabit product for residential on the Ultra-Fast Broadband network has been welcomed by Communications Minister Amy Adams. Read more »

Gigabit dream becomes reality for 3000+ Tauranga businesses

Press Release – Full Flavour

In an unanticipated move by owners of the fibre network in the Western Bay region, the cost of internet services to residential addresses in Tauranga is set to decrease. Whats more retail service providers will finally be able to deliver customers … Read more »

Mobile technologies wanted for primary sector event

Press Release – Connex

Now in its 5th year, MobileTECH has firmly established itself as one of the leading cross-industry technology events in New Zealand. MobileTECH attracted close to 350 attendees from the agricultural, horticultural and forestry industries in 2016. It … Read more »

Updated: MyRepublic Welcomes Extended Gig Roll Out

Press Release – MyRepublic

Friday 19 August 2016, Auckland Fibre Broadband Provider, MyRepublic has welcomed the announcement that gig technology will be available to consumers in Whangarei, Hamilton, Christchurch and seven regional centres from October this year. Read more »

Two significant TaaS contract wins for Vodafone

Press Release – Vodafone

Vodafone has been selected to deliver telecommunications services to two major government agencies the Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Read more »

OptimalBI appointed to Department of Corrections’ technology

Press Release – OptimalBI

New Zealand based business intelligence firm, OptimalBI has been appointed to the technology service panel to support the Department of Corrections technology strategy. Read more »

Register now for NetHui – NZ’s coolest Internet event

Press Release – InternetNZ

InternetNZ is pleased to announce that registrations for NetHui 2016 are now open. Last month, InternetNZ announced that NetHui will break from tradition in its 6th year, and be one-day events held in three different local communities, instead of … Read more »

Innovative radio technology keeps NZ firefighters safe

Press Release – Motorola

New solution embeds radio microphone within firefighters breathing apparatus Communication across multiple New Zealand public safety agencies made easier Built for the harshest environments with improved noise cancellation and battery … Read more »

Consumers will miss out if Vodafone/Sky Merger goes ahead

Press Release – 2Degrees

International experience shows a merger between Sky TV and Vodafone would be bad for consumers, creating a company with the ability – and incentive – to use premium live sports content to stifle competition. Read more »

NZ R&E network REANNZ celebrates 10 years of innovation

Press Release – REANNZ

Crown-owned company, REANNZ, provider of the high-performance telecommunications network that serves New Zealands research, innovation and education communities, celebrated its 10th Anniversary at an industry function at Victoria University of … Read more »

Hosking Not Worrying About Ordinary Kiwis

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Broadcaster Mike Hosking wants the public to keep paying to watch our Olympians live but how many would pay to watch him on television, says New Zealand First. Read more »

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