Bowel cancer, cyber security, Dunedin Study

Column – Science Media Centre

Science Deadline: Bowel cancer risk, cyber security, the Dunedin Study’s new findings and Gluckman on social licence Read more »

Christchurch city 4G rollout completed

Press Release – Spark

Sunday drivers and summertime ice-cream hunters will find their daytrips around Banks Peninsula better mapped with mobile services through a series of newly enabled cell sites, completing the rollout of Spark 4G services to the city and nearby areas. Read more »

Power to the people

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

A micro-grid system that could potentially provide power to the worlds most remote communities has been designed by a Victoria University of Wellington student, who was inspired by the situation in his home country of Nigeria. Read more »

Next-generation mobile technology comes to Silverdale

Press Release – Spark NZ

Spark leads the way, launching New Zealands second 4.5G mobile site to hyper-connect one of the fastest-growing Auckland suburbs Read more »

NZ’s Internet skyrocketing but digital divide still evident

Press Release – InternetNZ

InternetNZ has welcomed a new report showing Internet trends over the last nine years. The trends report has been released by the Auckland University of Technology and is a collation of the biennial NZ World Internet Project surveys from 2007-2015. Read more »

Update on the Vodafone network following power cut

Press Release – Vodafone

Mains power has been restored to the Gisborne region following the fatal light plane accident that impacted power supply. All Vodafone cell sites have now been restored to mains power. Read more »

Independence Monitoring offers more choice to elderly

Press Release – Securely

Wellington, Monday 11 December 2016 – New Zealand owned security and specialist monitoring company Securely has released a monitoring solution which will aim to help New Zealanders stay in their homes longer. Read more »

Update on Spark network, following yesterday’s power outage

Press Release – Spark NZ

Following yesterdays fatal light plane crash and a subsequent power outage in the Gisborne area, Spark has been closely monitoring and actively managing its network in the region and working hard to deploy generators across the region. While the … Read more »

Vodafone launches fibre max gigabit network plans

Press Release – Vodafone NZ

To help customers max out on speed and enjoyment from their fibre connection, Vodafone has today announced the Vodafone fibre max plans Gigabit network plans and pricing for services across the government backed ultra-fast broadband (UFB) network. Read more »

Call centre workers’ contracts end 2 weeks before Christmas

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

Around 70 Manpower call centre workers have had their contracts end two weeks before Christmas. Most of the workers were made to sign contracts by Work and Income under the threat of sanctions. Read more »

MBIE funded report shows $2b down the toilet

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

An independent assessment of the Government’s Ultrafast Broadband fibre rollout, funded by MBIE, shows that none of Steven Joyce’s promised economic productivity gains have resulted and is major blot on the Governments corporate welfare empire, … Read more »

Update on the Vodafone network following power cut

Press Release – Vodafone

Further to the update issued yesterday, our team has been working hard to assess, monitor, and restore services across the numerous cell sites in the Gisborne region to keep our customers connected. The team deployed generators from depots across … Read more »

Update on Spark mobile network following Gisborne crash

Press Release – Spark

Update on Spark mobile network, following fatal light plane crash and subsequent power outage in Gisborne today Read more »

NZ’s cybersecurity threats – Expert Q&A

Press Release – Science Media Centre

With the 14th annual Privacy, Security and Trust conference kicking off in Auckland today, the Science Media Centre asked cybersecurity experts about the biggest threats facing New Zealand. Read more »

Northland power outage – update 4pm 8/12/16

Press Release – Vodafone

Transpower is continuing to work to restore power to all affected regions of Northland. As mains power is being restored, Vodafone technicians are working on cell sites in each of these regions to switch them over from back-up generators, to mains power, … Read more »

Waiheke Island now fully fibred

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Ultra-Fast Broadband build on Aucklands Waiheke Island is now complete, meaning more than 5600 local homes and businesses can now connect to faster and more reliable internet, says Communications Minister Amy Adams. Read more »

Virtual reality kittens flood Frimley Park

Press Release – Hastings District Council

Cute little kittens are rampaging all over Frimley Park, just waiting for our technology-savvy children to track them down. But while they are finding them, they will need to avoid the Bad Fairy. Read more »

Northland power outage update: generators being deployed

Press Release – Vodafone

Further to our update at 10:00 am, we can now advise customers across Northland that mobile services are being restored as our team deploys generators. Read more »

Update on Spark network, following power outage in Northland

Press Release – Spark NZ

Following a widespread power outage in the Upper North Island that occurred early this morning, Spark has been closely monitoring and actively managing its mobile network in the region. While the network is generally performing well there are some … Read more »

Vodafone media update @10:00 AM re northland power outage

Press Release – Vodafone

Due to a widespread power outage in the Upper North Island, a number of Vodafone cell sites are currently without power. Customers in the following areas may experience degraded mobile service: Ahipara. Kaikohe, Kaitaia, Paihia, Rawene, Hokianga, Awanui, … Read more »

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