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Justin Mowday named Accenture's New Zealand Managing Director
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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Justin Mowday takes the reins as Accenture's Country Managing Director for New Zealand from March 1, 2024, bolstering the firm's executive committee.
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Kiwi crypto investors more confident in finances, says Binance study
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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Kiwi crypto investors display increased financial confidence, with half making their own investment decisions, reveals Binance study.
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Telecom dispute surge: Key findings from 2023 TDR report
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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TDR's 2023 report reveals record surge in telecom disputes, with 3725 people seeking help—a 64% jump from 2022.
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Fortnite goes down under with new Aussie and NZ update
Fri, 26th Nov 2021
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Get ready to say G’day with Fortnite, as the game has announced a brand new Australia and New Zealand in-game experience.
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Vodafone Group picks up Kiwi domestic violence initiative
Mon, 11th Mar 2019
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Vodafone New Zealand’s extra 10 days of ‘safe leave’ for its employees has now been implemented in a total of 25 countries.
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Kiwi-designed wheelchair capable of going offroad goes global
Mon, 11th Mar 2019
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After tinkering with the final design for a few years, an innovative new solution from New Zealand for those in need is going global.
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Kiwi agritech startup flourishes with homegrown legal marketplace
Tue, 22nd May 2018
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Looking to disrupt the kiwifruit industry, Acuris Systems employed the services of a fellow Kiwi startup's online legal marketplace.
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Kiwi Jedi keep forgetting their lightsabers in Uber cars
Mon, 26th Mar 2018
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Uber released its second annual lost and found index, a snapshot of riders’ most commonly lost and most surprising forgotten items.
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Kiwi company launches DIY wireless asset tracker
Tue, 19th Dec 2017
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NZ's Wireless Nation debuts Fox Tracker, a life-saving, cost-cutting IoT device.
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Lightbox and The Mind Lab team up to inspire young Kiwi inventors
Thu, 7th Dec 2017
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Mind Lab Kids teams up with Lightbox to boost NZ children's STEM learning during holidays.
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NZTA launches VR experience for learner drivers
Mon, 4th Dec 2017
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Free VR app lets young Kiwis practice driving in NZ streets, aiming to improve hazard perception.
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Kiwi AI startup secures major investor
Mon, 20th Nov 2017
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NZ startup IMAGR gains a key investor, set to revolutionise retail with AI carts.
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Kiwi entrepreneur creates Tinder for events and activities
Mon, 13th Nov 2017
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NZ's Romer app: Swipe to match with perfect events and adventures.
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Kiwi ad tech company expands to Australia
Tue, 31st Oct 2017
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Headquartered in Kaikoura, Advert Media provides its Parent Teacher Calendar App free to more than 400 schools across New Zealand...
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PocketWise helps Kiwis stay on top of their finances
Tue, 31st Oct 2017
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The cloud platform compares a wide range of financial products from different New Zealand banks and financial service providers...
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Kiwi VR film featured at New York film festival
Tue, 19th Sep 2017
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The Future of Storytelling event in New York will put AR/VR retellings of James Hurman's The Boy and the Lemon in the spotlight.
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Clunky wallets and cash payments, a thing of the past for Kiwi shoppers
Mon, 18th Sep 2017
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Local company Laybuy has extended its online payment model to cover in-store purchases, a first for New Zealand.
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Get ready for the Curious Critters Club, an AR experience for kids
Thu, 7th Sep 2017
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Curious Critters Club, an augmented reality experience, has launched in New Zealand bringing weird and wonderful creatures to life.
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Outsource your laundry with Kiwi app, Laundromap
Tue, 5th Sep 2017
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New Zealand's Laundromap app expands to Wellington and Christchurch, offering on-demand door-to-door laundry service.
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Everything you need to know about evworld NZ
Thu, 31st Aug 2017
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Rev up for evworld NZ – the essential expo for electric vehicle aficionados, showcasing the latest in EV tech this September in Manukau.
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The age of the landline is over: 71% of Kiwis prefer naked broadband plans
Mon, 28th Aug 2017
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Demand for naked broadband in New Zealand has increased by 22% since 2016, as consumers ditch landlines for more affordable options.
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Samsung reveals the Galaxy Note 8, hopefully this one won't randomly catch fire
Thu, 24th Aug 2017
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Samsung unveils the Note 8, boasting fire-safety and revolutionary features for Kiwi tech enthusiasts.
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Could gas-stations become a thing of the past? Kiwi EV owners prefer charging at home
Tue, 22nd Aug 2017
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Over 92% of New Zealand electric vehicle owners prefer to charge their cars at home, according to a poll by Flip the Fleet.
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A Kiwi startup is revolutionising education and workplace training with virtual reality
Wed, 9th Aug 2017
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Corvecto is a Kiwi startup that works with enterprise organisations of all sizes looking to grow their business through virtual reality...