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Police are warning the public about bogus telephone calls being made which demand payment to the energy company Nova. Both customers and non-customers of Nova have been targeted, with the caller threatening to cut off power if payment is not made. Police...

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Tauranga has the second highest Ultra-Fast Broadband uptake in the country. It's 28.1 per cent - just 0.4 of a per cent behind Whangarei. Regardless, Tauranga MP Simon Bridges wants more residents to get on board. More people are taking advantage...

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By 2021, the Government wants to see approximately 64,000 electric vehicles on New Zealand roads. The Government plans to achieve this by introducing a range of initiatives and incentives that will remove barriers that have prevented households and business...

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The Government will create a new national Computer Emergency Response Team as part of $22.2 million investment into the country's cyber security infrastructure. The CERT will receive cyber incident reports, track cyber security incidents or attacks,...

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The Inner City Women's Group have developed a free mobile app which will allow women to determine whether or not their relationship is considered to be abusive or not. The Women's Group developed the app in partnership with digital developer...

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School holidays are usually a time for relaxation, but one group of teenagers spent their holidays in the company of young engineers and a few carefully crafted robots. The annual VEX World Robotics Competition was held in the Kentucky Exposition Centre...

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Tourists, police and locals are among thousands set to benefit from a newly built, green energy cell site in the Kauaeranga Valley. It is the first ‘off the grid' cell site to be built on the mainland under the Government's Rural Broadband...

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It's one of the downsides of technology. The use of MP3's, iPods and other devices is blamed for an increased incidence of hearing loss in young people. Other activities such as playing in a band, noisy clubs and pubs, loud cars and machinery...

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It looks like the latest crop of scammers are back at it says a Katikati woman after she received several suspicious phone calls this week. Bev, who's asked SunLive to not publish her surname, says she's received several phone calls from...

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Sometimes, the hard questions have to be asked of the Hahunga boys in Papamoa. For example, Hamish, Ethan, Dominic, how many minutes, or hours as the case may, did you really spend on your computer last week? The Hahunga family of Papamoa spend lots of...

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