New Zealand’s microfabrication technology

  If you’re under 30 years old, the history of 3D printing is older than you think.   I’ve been fascinated with 3D printing... Read More

Seafood industry waste may help protect NZ rivers

Waste mussel shells could become a low-tech, natural tool to filter pollutants from New Zealand waterways if field testing by University of Canterbury... Read More

Change at helm as Film Bay of Plenty grows

The Bay of Plenty’s screen media development agency – Film Bay of Plenty – sees a change to its management structure this week. Elysia... Read More

Tauranga game wins coveted international prize

A New Zealand game set in the future has won the Seumas McNally grand prize at the 23rd annual Independent Games Festival Awards. Umurangi Generation... Read More

Radio tags future-proof Tauranga bins

  Both Tauranga City Council and Western Bay of Plenty District Council suggest the fitting of bins with radio frequency technology has future-proofed... Read More

‘Backpacking’ hedgehogs take permanent staycation

New University of Otago research has been examining how alpine-based hedgehogs hibernate from a different perspective – their backs. Dr Nick Foster... Read More

Reawakening mana in men

A lack of men in early childhood education has inspired Wintec Master of Applied Innovation student, Grayson Newton-Smith to create a book about restoring... Read More

BOP innovations shortlisted for kickstarter grants

Three Bay of Plenty men’s environmental innovations have been shortlisted for the TSB Good Stuff People’s Choice Award. The award will see... Read More

School networks blocking millions of threats daily

The national internet service for schools says it is blocking millions of security threats each day. The Network for Learning was blocking 1592 security... Read More

History flying overhead

The head of Richard Pearse sat on Bev Wagstaff’s kitchen table for about three weeks. “Then we had to find a body, and it had to be firm,”... Read More

Finger on the pulse

The new era thrust upon us by the global pandemic has provided an interesting opportunity for a locally-based cruise ship director who has shifted his... Read More

Easier navigation with Fieldays app

With more than 1000 exhibitors to re-connect with at what is set to be the biggest Fieldays event to date, the official 2021 Fieldays app will make it... Read More

Research could lead to cheaper, long-life battery

Research into the electrodes used in flow batteries at the University of Canterbury has the potential to help create cheaper, longer-life batteries for... Read More

Police show support for world-first outdoor app

New Zealand walking or tramping adventures just became a whole lot safer with the launch of a trip-planning app, Plan My Walk, believed to be a... Read More

Number porting fraud prompts extra measure

Telcos have banded together in an attempt to stamp out a relatively uncommon but potentially devastating type of fraud. Number porting fraud is when... Read More