Drones wanted in fight to protect Māui dolphins

Two fishing companies and WWF want drones, new rules, and support for out-of-work fishers as part of a package to protect Māui dolphins. The government's... Read More

Police open to using facial recognition

Police are not ruling out using facial recognition from an expanded network of CCTV cameras in Auckland. Even though they have just bought new software... Read More

New look for MetService website

  MetService has refreshed its website to make it “even easier for New Zealanders to get the weather information they need”.   From... Read More

Fake cellphone stores on Facebook

Police are warning people of an intricate scam involving fake cellphone stores on Facebook. The online stores advertise sales representative jobs to... Read More

Donna Dinsdale wins fashion design awards

Donna Dinsdale has won the overall Award of Excellence at the MLT Hokonui Fashion Design Awards. She is a fashion design tutor at Toi Ohomoi and wasn’t... Read More

Terminus - riding a virtual travelator

This week I flew across a mysterious alien world on a digital travelator, passing humanoid clones and slipping down through tunnels and into orbs that... Read More

Tauranga designer wins Hokonui Fashion Awards

A pair of gold Crocs, matched with cream trousers, a jacket of many colours and a gold top hat won the Award of Excellence at the MLT Hokonui Fashion... Read More

IR warn of another email scam

Inland Revenue is warning customers to be on guard against a new and convincing email scam that surfaced over the weekend. The e-mail offers tax refunds... Read More

Museum scores exhibit coup

“It’s just a dusty pile of nothing.” Classic Flyers boss Andrew Gormlie is right. A few cane struts here, a bit of metal tubing there,... Read More

Sirens will signal tsunami threat

Ten to twelve tsunami warning sirens will be installed along 15 kilometres of coastline from near Mount Maunganui Primary School to Papamoa East. They... Read More

Google can now recognise written te reo Māori

Google can now recognise written te reo Māori and translate it instantly into more than 100 different languages. Before, the machine translation service... Read More

Research reveals confusion between generations

As New Zealanders celebrate World Emoji Day, it has been revealed how the playful symbols are helping create friendlier workplaces, but not everyone... Read More

Big tech giants’ financial moves could impact NZ

FintechNZ says three of the largest US tech companies Apple, Google and Amazon are encroaching on financial services and threatening incumbents with... Read More

Twilight train rides to celebrate 40th birthday

Hundreds of people wrapped up in their winter woollies on Saturday night to catch a twilight steam train from Palmerville Station.  The Tauranga... Read More

Police unveil new Eagle helicopters

New Zealand Police has officially unveiled its brand new fleet of Eagle helicopters at a launch event at Onehunga on Friday afternoon. From July 1,... Read More