Digger cuts cable; causes network issues at TCC

UPDATED 6.59PM: Tauranga City Council says its network will be back up and running by the morning. Tauranga City Council's fibre network was accidentally... Read More

Powerco’s new radio technology boosts safety

The safety of fault crews working across Powerco’s vast electricity network has been greatly improved thanks to new voice radio technology. In... Read More

Drone on Mount beach halts flight

A drone flying over Mount Maunganui beach closed the Tauranga airport for 15 minutes on Wednesday morning. Airways NZ spokeswoman Emma Lee says the... Read More

Interactive device you can operate with your mouth

Imagine a device that feels like and is no bigger than a piece of chewing gum, which allows you to answer the phone simply by biting down on it. We... Read More

When machine learning, Twitter and te reo merge

Researchers have whittled down a massive 8 million tweets, to a more manageable 1.3 million to look at how te reo Maori is being used in the genre. The... Read More

Cable fault causes Bethlehem power cut

UPDATED 10.30AM: A fault in an electricity cable caused a power cut in Bethlehem overnight. Powerco Network Operations manager Phil Marsh says the fault... Read More

It’s not a drone, it’s an RPAS

  You will hear it before you see it, like a pesky little fly zooming in and out of the scenery.   Lightweight and fast, this flying machine... Read More

New technology could reduce fatalities - expert

New, world-first technology which is able to capture images of drivers using mobile phones could help reduce the number of fatalities on NZ roads according... Read More

Kiwi taxpayers being targeted by scammers

Inland Revenue is advising customers to always use its secure online services to update bank details and avoid scammers who target Kiwi taxpayers. Automatic... Read More

Police warn of phone scam

Police are asking people to be wary of a telephone scam in which the caller claims to work for the NZ Police and Spark NZ. Ironically, the caller claims... Read More

A glitch in the system

A glitch in the Tauranga City Council’s parking metre system means the system was showing as a normal day, not a public holiday. In a post on... Read More

Investigation involving crypto-currency company

Police were advised late yesterday of an issue involving potential un-authorised transaction activity at the Christchurch based crypto-currency trading... Read More

Black gold burns brightly

Glen Afton. Where’s Glen Afton? It’s a coal mine where 11 men were asphyxiated by carbon monoxide in 1939? “That’s exactly what... Read More

Fireball seen over Tauranga identified

The fireball seen over New Zealand has been identified. Many people observed what they thought at the time to be a meteor streaking across the sky at... Read More

Dare to ditch the device this summer

In a world of hash tags, iPhones, online trolls and ‘selfies’, device junkies are being challenged to take a step back this summer. Registered... Read More