Smart tech to help monitor food safety remotely

Drones, satellite imaging and artificial intelligence are some of the smart technology tools that could soon be used to ensure farmers and other food... Read More

Helping seniors overcome the loneliness epidemic

Social isolation and loneliness may be putting seniors’ health and wellbeing at risk, say the co-founders of an easy-to-use tablet for seniors.   With... Read More

Ransomware incidents continue to rise

CERT NZ’s latest report shows that ransomware incidents are on the rise. The Quarter Two report, which highlights New Zealand-related cyber security... Read More

Unwanted laptops needed during lockdown

As the covid pandemic continues, leading national tech non-government organisation NZTech, has put a call out to New Zealanders and remind them that... Read More

Plastic cutlery recycled into home-insulation

Biodegradable plastics are supposed to be good for the environment but, rather paradoxically, because they are designed to degrade quickly, they can’t... Read More

Innovative te reo prediction tool announced

A new Māori language prediction tool will play a key role in tracking our te reo Māori revitalisation efforts, Minister for Māori Development Willie... Read More

Construction job numbers on the rise

There has been an increase in filled jobs during the last quarter in the construction industry as well as related industries like architectural... Read More

Momentum grows for Kiwi food growing app

Ever wanted to grow your own food, have better connections with your neighbours, and reduce your impact on the planet? Designers of an innovative new... Read More

NZ Post, MetService, among website outages

Websites for some government agencies and banks have gone offline or experienced disruption in what appear to be cyber attacks. The government's... Read More

Brightest minds shine in Kudos Science Awards

The originality and diversity of Waikato and Bay of Plenty’s brightest minds is evident in the finalists selected for the 2021 Kudos Science Excellence... Read More

Digital divide increasing rest home loneliness

Rest homes and retirement villages around New Zealand are looking after their residents more than usual to ensure they stay connected to the community... Read More

Widespread internet outages affect users across NZ

Internet infrastructure provider Vocus has confirmed it was hit with a DDoS attack which took its internet down for about an hour today, affecting people... Read More

Computers help contribute to service import rise

Total services imports rose 16 per cent in the June 2021 quarter, compared with March 2021, while total services exports rose 25 per cent, Stats NZ says. When... Read More

Kiwis urged to get the cyber security basics right

CERT NZ is urging everyone to make sure they’ve got basic cyber security safety measures in place. CERT NZ Threat and Incident Response Manager... Read More

Netsafe predicting influx of online harm incidents

New Zealand’s online safety organisation is anticipating calls to its helpline to skyrocket as the country heads into its second weekend at Alert... Read More