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NZVRARA welcomes influential student chapter
This showcase of work comes from a selection of the 44 student members who joined during 2017...
Wellington technology group create an AI politician
A Wellington technology group will launch a pilot digital platform called SAM, a virtual politician...
Xero posts half-year earnings, announces delisting from NZX
“Our strategy is to drive further growth in markets like UK, North America and Southeast Asia,” says CEO Rod Drury.
Kiwi entrepreneur creates Tinder for events and activities
The Romer app has been dubbed the Tinder for activities...
Chatbots and AI are the future of your job
Organisations are now exploring how they can take advantage of AI technologies in the workplace...
NZTA approves Teletrac Navman as an electronic system provider
RUC Manager automatically tracks vehicle distance and calculates off-road activity, enabling accurate, NZTA-approved RUC rebates...
You can now download Te Papa’s national art collection
Te Papa has partnered with Wellington start-up Excio to offer an initial 150 images to download from the national art collection...
Kiwi homes are about to get a whole lot smarter with Nest
Nest Labs is bringing its safety and security products as well as services to New Zealand...
OMGTech launches more coding for kids workshops around NZ
OMGTech! trialled the new initiative last week delivering workshops in five Auckland schools...
Why Kiwis love plug-in hybrid vehicles
Plug-in hybrids are an ideal electric vehicle option for New Zealanders with just one car...
Kiwis are making big bucks with VR, $320 million to be precise
“The VR/AR industry is expected to face skills shortage within two years..."
Kiwi AI could help end world hunger
“We know the world is heading toward a major food supply crisis..."
Full stream ahead: Vodafone announces new broadband plans
Vodafone’s new range of home broadband plans are supposedly tailored to meet a range of Kiwi needs...
Apple Pay has arrived for BNZ customers
Apple Pay is now available to all BNZ customers with an eligible Apple device...
Freeview takes on Sky in an all-out brawl for Kiwi viewers
“Freeview is offering viewers access to local and international VOD content..."
Wellington International Airport gets its own VR experience
The experience takes the user on an interactive journey in a first class seat on board a Singapore Airlines Boeing 777...
NZVRARA & Blackeye: Providing a staging ground for the VR revolution
“I’m really excited about using immersive technologies to create stories and build brands..."
Vector plans on turning EVs into mobile power sources
"We see the potential for EVs to become mobile energy sources..."
Student-built electric vehicles battle it out in Auckland
Teams of high school students are given a 300-watt electric motor kit and batteries to build their vehicles...
Sony’s new phone boasts a 3D camera, should Kiwis care?
Sony Mobile has announced the official arrival of the new Xperia XZ1 in New Zealand...
Kiwis get ready to Wi-Fly: Air New Zealand trials in-flight Wi-Fi
“We’re launching in-flight Wi-Fi as a trial initially in order to gather feedback and ensure it meets the needs of our customers..."
Commuters rejoice: Hamilton transport system gets a tech upgrade
Bus commuters in Hamilton may have noticed something a bit different at a few bus stops...
Set phasers to kill: Drones could be used to zap weeds
Drone-mounted lasers could be used to zap weeds that are causing a billion-dollar problem for New Zealand...
The drone film festival is coming to a city near you
“Drone film has revolutionised cinematography, capturing the world from above..."