Finding my friend

Debz Turner has been on a mission to find a long-lost childhood friend. “We first became friends about 1974. We were in the same class for about... Read More

Google NZ books more business locally

Google New Zealand recognised more business locally in 2019, reflecting the global crackdown on the tax affairs of multinational software firms, but... Read More

St John launches online mental health course

With the mental health of New Zealanders top of mind as the country grapples with the impact of COVID-19, help to address the matter is now more accessible. St... Read More

BOP Civil Defence transition of welfare services

  The Bay of Plenty Civil Defence Emergency Management Group 0800 Call Centre is transitioning to an automated service directing people to other... Read More

Wellingtonians sing Marina’s praises

Steering his new $2million boat home to Wellington from Auckland didn’t quite go to plan for John Morgan and his family. Pleasure craft, ‘Transition’,... Read More

New app gives health workers COVID-19 information

  A new mobile app will help health workers access the information they need about COVID-19.   The Ministry of Health has released the Āwhina... Read More

Digital connectivity boost for urban marae

A programme to connect marae around the country to the internet has received $1.4 million to expand to include urban marae as well. The funding announced... Read More

NZ COVID Tracer app released

The Ministry of Health has formally released the NZ COVID Tracer app to support contact tracing in New Zealand. Kiwis who download the app will create... Read More

Access to phones vital for mental health workers

For mental health providers supporting our community through lockdown, having access to a phone is vital. Having access to a smartphone, however, opens... Read More

Concerns around contact tracing app

  A digital contact tracing system poses the risk of discrimination against Māori, a technologist says.   PhD candidate Karaitiana Taiuru... Read More

Vodafone network back up and running

People are being warned to check before they dig following two separate incidents in the North Island where a fibre cable was cut. The majority of Vodafone... Read More

Vodafone network fibre cable cut

UPDATED 10.50AM: Vodafone's network issues are being caused by two points of damage in the network's fibre cable. “This morning we were... Read More

Katikati Digital Hub gains funding boost

Katikati will be home to a regional digital hub thanks to a $400,000 boost from the Provincial Growth Fund, announced by the Regional Economic Development... Read More

Online library offerings hit lockdown high

Behind the scenes at Western Bay of Plenty District Libraries, a small team of staff has been committed to keeping library services alive and well during... Read More

Virtual inspections for Tauranga tenants

Some Tauranga property managers have made the switch to virtual inspections amid the COVID-19 pandemic, saying it’s a “straightforward”... Read More