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Lánluas Expands Team, Boosts Trans-Tasman Presence
Wed, 26th Apr 2023
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The new hires, based in Melbourne, Australia, and Wellington, New Zealand, bring a wealth of technical and industry experience.
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Unknown connections: How safe is public WiFi in Aotearoa?
Wed, 29th Jun 2022
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Kiwis are surprisingly unaware of the risks involved in using public WiFi, according to a study by Norton and Symantec.
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DCI Data Centers one step closer to building NZ facility in Auckland
Tue, 8th Jun 2021
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DCI Data Centers receives consent to build its first New Zealand data center in Auckland, with plans for more facilities to meet growing demand.
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New e-scooters arrive in Auckland after death of Lime, Wave
Mon, 13th Jan 2020
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Neuron Mobility is one of four e-scooter companies with a licence to deploy across Auckland, bringing 880 bright orange scooters to the streets.
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IDC names Aussie and NZ initiatives as top APeJ smart city projects
Fri, 6th Jul 2018
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Ipswich, Queensland and Auckland, New Zealand have taken two of the 19 spots among the very best smart city initiatives in APeJ.
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The Instillery harnesses data for Auckland Council with AWS
Tue, 3rd Jul 2018
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The solution will help drive growth decisions, optimise city planning and enable stakeholders to measure the impact of investment on social outcomes.
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Three Kiwi smart city projects shortlisted in IDC APAC Awards
Wed, 23rd May 2018
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Auckland City Council and Datacom have three projects between them that have been shortlisted as finalists in three of the 12 award categories.
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Are solar panels a good investment? Auckland Uni answers
Fri, 13th Oct 2017
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entrepreneur
We wanted to offer an educational tool that's impartial and realistic to help people work out if solar is economic for their workplaces.
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Auckland Council, Spark open their final community basketball court in Glen Innes
Thu, 6th Jul 2017
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Auckland Council hopes that the free Wi-Fi at this basketball court will encourage the community to increase their physical activity.
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Trade Me joins pledge to get more young Aucklanders into jobs
Tue, 17th Jan 2017
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Trade Me joins Auckland's Youth Employer Pledge programme, aiming to increase youth employment opportunities. #youthemployment.
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Spark & Huawei get behind digital youth initiative in Otara
Thu, 29th Sep 2016
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Tupu Youth Library in Otara partners with Spark, Auckland Council, and Huawei to provide after-school workshops on digital creativity for primary aged children.
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Opportunity awaits for young Auckland entrepreneurs
Tue, 28th Jun 2016
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Young Aucklanders get a business boost with a new student entrepreneurship scheme backed by ATEED.
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Auckland Council launches Buzzed campaign to target city's youth
Fri, 20th May 2016
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Buzzed will feature stories designed to stimulate conversation on the real impacts of alcohol and drugs to inspire change.
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Does Auckland need a digital and technology advisor?
Wed, 18th May 2016
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Mayoral hopeful Victoria Crone proposes a digital guru to steer Auckland towards becoming a leading digital city.
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Auckland Council rolls out dog safety app
Fri, 15th Apr 2016
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In the wake of several reported dog attacks this week, Auckland Council is this week rolling out a ‘dog safety’ app designed to keep children safe.
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Where is Auckland's free Wi-Fi?
Mon, 12th Oct 2015
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Aucklanders enjoy over 60 zones of free Wi-Fi, with 1GB daily usage, launched for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
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Auckland Council drops WiFI gender question following backlash
Wed, 22nd Jul 2015
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Auckland Council is removing a pop-up on its free Tomizone Wi-Fi, which asks users to select if they are male or female.
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Auckland Council WiFi - gateway to 'objectionable' material
Tue, 14th Jul 2015
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The Auckland Council defends its free WiFi service after reports of pornography being accessed. Blocking software is not foolproof.
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Huawei backs Auckland's innovation hub
Thu, 14th May 2015
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Huawei is officially GridAKL’s foundation partner, and will provide a $1 million sponsorship to the Auckland based innovation hub.
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Auckland Council ventures into realm of 3D
Mon, 23rd Feb 2015
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Auckland’s Chief Planner will unveil a 3D Digital Commons Plan for the city at a national planning conference in April.
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Auckland Council's IT project smashes targets
Fri, 20th Feb 2015
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Auckland Council has released a statement saying its IT project NewCore is tracking on budget, on time and on schedule.
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National 'won't walk away' from SkyCity convention centre deal, says Little
Tue, 10th Feb 2015
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The government will do whatever it can to ensure the Auckland convention centre is built under a deal with SkyCity Entertainment Group, said Labour.
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Auckland council spends 120k on video streaming
Tue, 3rd Feb 2015
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government
Auckland Council invests £120k in webcasting for enhanced transparency in local governance.
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New Zealand councils can now share knowledge with each other
Mon, 3rd Nov 2014
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New Zealand councils have a history of sharing with each other, but this is the first time that sharing has been centralised nationwide.