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Spark to beme tech partner of Auckland's Vector Arena

Spark to beme tech partner of Auckland's Vector Arena The company has also aligned itself to some of New Zealand’s biggest music festivals such as Auckland City Limits.Moutter says the potential to take the venue to new heights with technology was huge.

Auckland North gears up to beme world-class innovation hub

Auckland North gears up to beme world-class innovation hub Massey University vice-chancellor Steve Maharey challenged the audience of business, education and local government leaders to help take the Grow North idea to the next stage.He went on to describe his vision for the role the University will play in the Auckland North innovation district.

The antidote for traffic chaos in Auckland's CBD

The antidote for traffic chaos in Auckland's CBD Years of CBD disruption and the start of the City Rail Link could cause even more chaos in an already hectic city, according to Dynamo6.Igor Matich, managing director of Dynamo6 says remote working provides a better solution for affected organisations and is a lot less disruptive.

AR/VR Garage set to turn Auckland into a virtual reality innovation hub

AR/VR Garage set to turn Auckland into a virtual reality innovation hub The new garage is also attracting attention from another US-based company, the VR/AR Association.The Garage has been developed through this year's Tripartite Economic Summit Auckland and Techweek AKL Magnify VR/AR Pacific Summit.

Qatar Airways has just broken a record with a flight you probably wouldn’t want to take

Qatar Airways has just broken a record with a flight you probably wouldn’t want to take Long flights, really long flights, can be a proper pain in the neck in every sense of the expression, so brace yourself when we tell you of a new service launched this weekend by Qatar Airways.The outward journey landed on Monday morning Auckland time, 16 hours and 20 minutes after taking off.

New 'world's longest flight' travellers endure 16 hours of just sitting there

New 'world's longest flight' travellers endure 16 hours of just sitting there Long-distance travel is an ordeal at the best of times, so you can imagine the world's longest commercial non-stop flight ain't for the faint-hearted.The trip covered a distance of 14,535 kilometres (9,032 miles), eclipsing a record previously held by rival Emirates.

You might not know it, but this Kiwi city is a total street art wonderland

You might not know it, but this Kiwi city is a total street art wonderland When you think street art, you might think of London — where Banksy works are relatively abundant, or else New York City or Berlin.You probably wouldn't have thought of Christchurch, New Zealand.

People are angry after a dog on the loose was shot at an airport

People are angry after a dog on the loose was shot at an airport People are upset after police shot a dog on the run at Auckland Airport in New Zealand.The dog, named Grizz, had been on the loose for three hours after it was spooked and ran away from its AVSEC (Aviation Security Service) handler on Friday morning.

Auckland embraces electric vehicles with trial lanes

Auckland embraces electric vehicles with trial lanes The New Zealand Government is inviting selected participants to take part in a trial which aims to increase the ownership of electric vehicles in New Zealand.The trial allows priority access for electric vehicles at five different bypass lanes across Auckland.

Adele dedicates song to her 'soul mate' London in an emotional tribute

Adele dedicates song to her 'soul mate' London in an emotional tribute A day after the terror attack in London, Adele performed a stadium show in New Zealand's capital city, Auckland, and took the opportunity to send an emotional message to the city.The attacks which left four people dead and around 40 injured, occurred in the singer's "hometown" as she told the nearly 50,000 fans gathered, according to The Sun.

Adele freaks out mid-concert when a beetle decides it wants a better seat

Adele freaks out mid-concert when a beetle decides it wants a better seat In the middle of her Auckland concert, a beetle crawled onto the the singer's leg.After frantically getting rid of the insect, Adele curled into the fetal position in a fit of laughter.

Mount Eden stars in new Google Earth update promo

Mount Eden stars in new Google Earth update promo More interesting than Google’s nod to Auckland in my opinion is the revival of Google Earth itself.The update allows Google Earth to be accessed through Google Chrome.

Charge your electric car at lightning speeds for free in Pukekohe

Charge your electric car at lightning speeds for free in Pukekohe Franklin’s first electric vehicle fast charger has opened to the public, Counties Power officially launched the charger in Pukekohe.” “Now that people can essentially fully charge their electric vehicle in the heart of the CBD in the time it takes to grab a coffee, electric vehicle usage becomes a much more attractive proposition for locals.

Outsource your laundry with the Kiwi app, Laundromap

Outsource your laundry with the Kiwi app, Laundromap The app, which launched in Auckland in earlier this year, apparently allows time-poor Kiwis to outsource their dry-cleaning and laundry in a matter of minutes via their iOS or Android device.“With the focus on using time outside work for quality leisure, it makes sense that domestic chores such as dry-cleaning and laundry should be the first to be made more efficient.

New electric car-sharing service charging into Auckland

New electric car-sharing service charging into Auckland Phil Goff, Auckland Mayor says, “Car sharing and electric vehicles are part of the solution for decongesting Auckland and reducing pollution.“Every car share vehicle takes up to 13 cars off our roads and every electric vehicle is one less car sending carbon into our atmosphere.