Emergency services comms system expected to fail

The critical communication system used by police, fire and ambulance when they are out on a job is expected to fail by 2023. A report to the police... Read More

Google NZ books more business locally

Google New Zealand recognised more business locally in 2019, reflecting the global crackdown on the tax affairs of multinational software firms, but... Read More

St John launches online mental health course

With the mental health of New Zealanders top of mind as the country grapples with the impact of COVID-19, help to address the matter is now more accessible. St... Read More

New app gives health workers COVID-19 information

  A new mobile app will help health workers access the information they need about COVID-19.   The Ministry of Health has released the Āwhina... Read More

NZ COVID Tracer app released

The Ministry of Health has formally released the NZ COVID Tracer app to support contact tracing in New Zealand. Kiwis who download the app will create... Read More

Govt to release Covid-19 ‘digital diary’ app

An app to help people record where they have been on any given day will be released on Wednesday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced. Being... Read More

Vodafone network back up and running

People are being warned to check before they dig following two separate incidents in the North Island where a fibre cable was cut. The majority of Vodafone... Read More

Vodafone network fibre cable cut

UPDATED 10.50AM: Vodafone's network issues are being caused by two points of damage in the network's fibre cable. “This morning we were... Read More

Scam warning for online shoppers ahead of level 3

New Zealanders keen to get back to online shopping are being warned of scammers taking advantage of loosening restrictions with the move to level 3. Fake... Read More

Phishing email alert from Rotorua council

Rotorua Lakes Council is urging the public to be extra vigilant when checking emails following reports of convincing ‘phishing’ emails being... Read More

Aus govt tells Facebook and Google to pay for news

The Australian government has ordered the competition watchdog to develop a mandatory code of conduct to govern commercial dealings between tech giants... Read More

Tutors collaborate on inclusive employment website

A Bay of Plenty tertiary institution is helping with employment opportunities for people with disabilities in the by building a website. Toi Ohomai... Read More

Police issue warning after email extortion scam

Police are warning the public after receiving a number of recent reports of an email extortion scam. The scammers send an email to victims telling them... Read More

Don’t worry – be appy

The search is on for services and that’s driving a big spike in the number of people downloading the Rotorua App. The Rotorua App advises people... Read More

Virtual health tech use during COVID-19 outbreak

  Virtual healthcare should play a big part in reducing the risks of the current coronavirus outbreak, says NZ Health IT.   New Zealand... Read More