IRD to shut down services later this week

The tax system is about to close for a week as Inland Revenue implements its biggest changes in 20 years. Online services in myIR will be unavailable... Read More

Technology crucial for NZ’s future

Technology, which is crucial for New Zealand’s economic and social future, is in the hands of school children who are taking a massive interest... Read More

Teenager granted bail over mosque shooting video

A teenager charged with possessing a copy of the video of the Christchurch mosque shootings has been granted bail. The 17-year-old, who has interim... Read More

New $520m cable for NZ

A new US submarine internet cable will be built between New Zealand, Australia and the United States by the Southern Cross Cable company at a cost of... Read More

Video interpreting service extends to weekends

The service that allows people using New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) to phone others by using an interpreter will soon be available at weekends. The... Read More

Tauranga City Council launches Antenno

Tauranga City Council has launched the Antenno mobile phone app as a new, easy-to-use platform to connect with them. The Antenno app will replace the... Read More

BOP residents lose close $300,000 in cyber attacks

  New data from CERT NZ shows the Bay of Plenty region experienced losses of $298,741 to cyber security attacks in 2018, with scams and fraud incidents... Read More

50 hour Facebook blackout begins today

An online event in the wake of the Christchurch massacre is due to begin today at 1.40pm. The event is encouraging people to log off their Facebook... Read More

Call for drivers to leave the phone alone

Growing concerns over phone use behind the wheel have led to a campaign to encourage drivers to leave the phone alone. Vodafone and the Automobile... Read More

Facebook down, NZ cops say not to ring them

Social media sites Facebook and Instagram are down for users around the world, with Facebook confirming it is not because of a cyber-attack. Facebook... Read More

Social media down for users

Social media sites Facebook and Instagram are reportedly down for users around the world. People are taking to Twitter to say they are unable to access... Read More

Momo challenge likely a hoax; warnings heeded

An online game said to encourage children to self-harm is likely a hoax, but that hasn't stopped agencies in New Zealand and overseas sounding the... Read More

TCC online services repaired

The Tauranga City Council’s online systems have been restored after a digger cut through a fibre cable on Cameron Road last night. Tauranga City... Read More

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