Calls for stricter porn filters to protect kids

Children are watching pornography to understand sex and that'a huge concern, Chief Censor David Shanks says. Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin... Read More

Tauranga teen designs bot for anxiety sufferers

  The grip of anxiety was so strong for Will Waters he would get to bottom of the stairs in the morning and be unable to get out the door. During... Read More

New service for library benefits families

Rotorua Library is offering people the chance to access a low-cost prepaid internet service. Rotorua is part of a network called Aotearoa People’s... Read More

Navy specialists and Police improving water search

Royal New Zealand Navy - RNZN - hydrographic specialists are conducting a search exercise with Police on Lake Taupo. The team, from Littoral Warfare... 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

Techweek starting around NZ today

Techweek, which gets underway in Rotorua today, has grown 10 times in just three years, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. As the global thirst... 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

Social media ‘Momo challenge’ warning

Parents are being warned to monitor children’s social media use after an online challenge has circulated. The “Momo Challenge” involves... Read More

Significant contribution to scientific programme

New Zealand Defence Force personnel from all three services have made significant contributions during a busy summer season in Antarctica. Scott Base,... Read More