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Ola pioneers one-time passcode feature to fight rideshare fraud
Posted on 14-Oct-2019 10:24 News, Web media

The feature sends passengers a unique four digit code after they book an Ola ride. When their car arrives, passengers tell the driver their one-time passcode, which must then be entered correctly into the driver app while the vehicle is stationary, matching the right car with the right customer before the ride can begin.

Spark Sport new home of NZC matches from 2020
Posted on 10-Oct-2019 09:59 News, Web media

Spark has announced that from April 2020, Spark Sport will be the official rights partner for all New Zealand Cricket’s (NZC) matches played in New Zealand, with TVNZ joining as the free-to-air partner for a selected number of T20 International and Super Smash matches.

Registrations for Sprout Accelerator open for 2020 season
Posted on 4-Oct-2019 08:02 News, Web media

Sprout Accelerator offering $500,000 to innovators working on New Zealand’s agricultural and food challenges.

Ola integrates Apple Pay as payment method in New Zealand
Posted on 25-Sep-2019 09:51 News, Web media

Google Pay integration, multi-stop trips and ride scheduling to launch over the coming months.

Amazon Studios announces New Zealand as location for its upcoming series based on The Lord of the Rings
Posted on 18-Sep-2019 17:24 News, Web media

Pre-production has started, and production on the series will begin in Auckland in the coming months.

Streaming service Acorn TV launches in New Zealand with selection with British shows
Posted on 18-Sep-2019 08:55 News, Web media

Fan favourites including Broadchurch, Victoria and Father Ted come together
for the first time in one place in New Zealand, with new shows added every week.

Finalists Announced for Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted on 16-Sep-2019 19:37 News, Web media

Finalists for the 12th annual Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards have now been announced in each of the 12 categories.

Personal cyber insurance a New Zealand first
Posted on 19-Aug-2019 20:26 News, Web media

Kiwi-owned company Delta Insurance has introduced cover to protect individuals and households from losses through cyber-attacks - a first for this country.

Lightning Lab GovTech launches 2019 programme
Posted on 12-Aug-2019 20:41 News, Web media

This year's cohort has a variety of local and central government projects that fit into broad themes including E-government, Transport and Wellbeing. At the end of the 12-week programme, participating teams will be conducting a 'Demo Day' in November to showcase the solutions created as a result of the accelerator programme.

Brand new Nanogirl Live! science show touring NZ this November
Posted on 2-Aug-2019 16:38 News, Web media

Nanogirl Live! will bring its signature explosive theatrics back to the stage for its fourth New Zealand tour this November, performing it's all-new live show, Bring on the Noise.

Dunedin selects Telensa to deliver smart street lighting for 15,000 LEDs
Posted on 18-Jul-2019 10:21 News, Web media

A wireless control system is being added to Dunedin's LED street lighting network in New Zealand.

WLG-X festival to celebrate creativity and innovation
Posted on 22-May-2019 17:53 News, Web media

Over five days in September, WLG-X brings together the worlds of technology, design, film and music in an eclectic array of events, experiences, gigs, film screenings, and a programme of top notch international and local speakers.

Techweek starting around NZ today
Posted on 20-May-2019 09:52 News, Web media

Techweek, which kicks off in more than 30 cities and towns around New Zealand today, has grown 10 times in just three years, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.

Independent NZ feature film #statusPending to premiere during WLG-X
Posted on 6-May-2019 22:13 News, Web media

The improvised romance dramedy has been selected to play at an exclusive advanced screening for the inaugural WLG-X festival.

Spark Sport adds new content to upcoming service
Posted on 20-Dec-2018 15:05 News, Web media

Spark Sport to distribute NBA TV, Liverpool FC TV and secures rights for World Rally Championship.

IKEA to open in New Zealand
Posted on 20-Dec-2018 09:21 News, Web media

Inter IKEA Systems B.V. has announced its intentions to grant the Ingka Group exclusive rights to explore expansion opportunities in New Zealand.

Qrious partners with Adobe to deliver marketing automation and digital optimisation
Posted on 21-Nov-2018 13:22 News, Web media

Qrious is partnering with digital experience leader Adobe to deliver data-powered customer engagement solutions using Adobe Experience Cloud for enterprise customers in New Zealand.

Tech for Good launches in New Zealand
Posted on 21-Nov-2018 10:14 News, Web media

Tech for Good will bring the not for profit sector, social enterprise and social impact initiatives together with the technology sector, changemakers, foundations and businesses across New Zealand, through regular events.

Spark adds Formula 1 to online streaming sports service
Posted on 25-Oct-2018 11:06 News, Web media

Spark announced today it has won three-year exclusive rights to the Formula 1 World Championship, Formula 2 Championship, GP3 Series and the 2019 Porsche Super Cup Series, commencing with the Australian Grand Prix in March 2019. The races will be broadcast over its new sports streaming service, which will launch early next year.

New R&D incentive will boost NZ tech growth
Posted on 3-Oct-2018 10:44 News, Web media

The R&D incentive will promote New Zealand tech and innovation to the world and support the growth of the fastest growing and third biggest industry in the country says NZTech Chief Executive Graeme Muller.

HP launches advanced metals 3D printing technology for mass production
Posted on 17-Sep-2018 16:32 News, Web media

HP Inc. launched HP Metal Jet, the world’s most advanced 3D printing technology for the high volume manufacturing of production-grade metal parts.

Wacom introduces the Cintiq Pro 24-inch pen display
Posted on 10-Sep-2018 17:25 News, Web media

Wacom extends the Cintiq Pro line-up with a new high-performance mid-sized display, built for cutting-edge creative and design applications including augmented and virtual reality.

Spark and Te Aka Māori Dictionary launch a visual Te Reo Māori translation app
Posted on 10-Sep-2018 09:47 News, Web media

Kupu: take a photo, learn a language

Qrious automated nurture programme helps Immigration New Zealand engage skilled migrants
Posted on 8-Sep-2018 17:07 News, Web media

Immigration New Zealand has partnered with Qrious to deliver the latest in personalised marketing with an automated lead nurture programme that allows them to seamlessly guide appropriate migrant applicants through the typically complicated process of immigration.

Freighthub: The digital innovator disrupting freight
Posted on 8-Sep-2018 16:55 News, Web media

Find the cost of sending goods prohibitive? What if you could somehow access the spare capacity on trucks already going where you need to send stuff? That's precisely what Freighthub does.


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