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$26m redevelopment for Takapuna Grammar School begins

$26m redevelopment for Takapuna Grammar School begins Takapuna Grammar School in Auckland is set to start a major redevelopment worth $26 million that will vast improvement to the school's digital learning spaces.Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says the redevelopment includes restoration of the school’s main block, as well as upgrades to the buildings’ interior and redevelopment of the existing technology block.

Lexar teams up with GoPro

Lexar teams up with GoPro The range includes Lexar Professional 1000x (32GB, 64GB and 128GB), and High-Performance 633x (32GB, 64GB and 128GB) microSDTM memory cards.The Works with GoPro programme enables memory card manufacturers like Lexar to ensure that their products achieve optimal performance and compatibility with GoPro products.

Hands-on review: DJI Phantom 4 Drone

Hands-on review: DJI Phantom 4 Drone When I opened up the box (which is a nifty work of art in its own right), I was blown away by the cute and sexy looks of the DJI Phantom 4.There are three features that make the Phantom 4 stand out from the crowd: Flying is now for everyone.

Fibre unbundling will unlock full potential of UFB, says Vodafone

Fibre unbundling will unlock full potential of UFB, says Vodafone From 2020, the Government will move to a framework for regulating copper and fibre services that is similar to the one used for utilities like electricity lines.Adams says the move will deliver the stability needed to support investment in high quality and affordable communications services for New Zealanders.

Dick Smith closures gather pace with dates for 108 more stores nfirmed

Dick Smith closures gather pace with dates for 108 more stores nfirmed All of New Zealand’s Dick Smith stores will be closed by April 26, with another 53 Australian stores also closed by then.All Dick Smith stores are expected to be closed by May 01 under the ‘controlled closure’ of the business.

Auckland local board to establish tech innovation hub

Auckland local board to establish tech innovation hub At local government level, elected local boards make a large number of the decisions that affect our daily lives.In Auckland, the Waitemata Local Board and one elected representative, in particular, are taking an active role when it comes to encouraging entrepreneurship.

Half a million dollars for more schools to get wireless technology

Half a million dollars for more schools to get wireless technology The Government has announced funding of $500,000 that will see over 40 more schools across the country receive wireless technology.The funding is part of the Ministry of Education’s Wireless School Network Upgrade Project.

Auckland uncil rolls out dog safety app

Auckland uncil rolls out dog safety app 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 around our four legged friends.According to the council, Auckland will be the first city to roll it out in schools, using a suite of iPads donated by educational IT supplier Cyclone.

Simplified UFB nsent ming for shared property & apartment dwellers

Simplified UFB nsent ming for shared property & apartment dwellers Category One includes installation methods that will have no lasting impacts on shared property, such as installation in grass on the side of a driveway.This doesn't require consent, but will require a minimum of 5 working days' notice.

Govt makes law changes to simplfy UFB rollout

Govt makes law changes to simplfy UFB rollout Category One includes installation methods that will have no lasting impacts on shared property, such as installation in grass on the side of a driveway.This doesn't require consent, but will require a minimum of 5 working days' notice.

New Bill to simplify UFB rollout passes unntested

New Bill to simplify UFB rollout passes unntested A Bill to streamline the rollout of Ultra Fast Broadband has passed its first reading in Parliament.The Telecommunications (Property Access and Other Matters) Amendment Bill creates a new consenting process that telecommunications companies must follow when installing networks such as UFB.

Stuff's entry into the Ultra Fast Broadband market "out of the blue"

Stuff's entry into the Ultra Fast Broadband market "out of the blue" It turns out that New Zealand's media agencies are getting in on the ultra-fast broadband rush, as Fairfax Media's news website Stuff announced it will be launching uncapped fibre services in the next three months.According to reports, Stuff Fibre will only offer fibre-optic broadband that will be uncapped with a reported 100 megabit download speed.

Stuff Fibre: What are the experts saying?

Stuff Fibre: What are the experts saying? Both Spark and Ritchie have provided official statements to Techday about the move, which echo comments made to Radio New Zealand by Gavin Ellis this week.“It’s an interesting move from Stuff given the fierce level of competition in the broadband market and the number of players that exist, especially as there are signs of consolidation in the market," says Spark.

New 1 Gigabit fibre offering good news for NZ

New 1 Gigabit fibre offering good news for NZ Communications Minister Amy Adams is welcoming news the three local fibre companies will be offering a 1 Gigabit product for residential on the government’s UFB network.Local companies Enable, Northpower Fibre and Ultrafast Fibre advised the release of the new Residential Only BS2a 1G/500Mbps service from 1 October.

Kiwis can now mpare 94 different internet providers

Kiwis can now mpare 94 different internet providers Founded by Gavin Male and Alex Grace, the site, which officially launched on June 30th, lists more than 2800 different broadband packages from 94 different New Zealand ISPs.The company say the new support will help those who aren’t entirely comfortable committing to a new broadband plan without discussing the options first.

mmunities transform - Whakatane UFB build now mplete

mmunities transform - Whakatane UFB build now mplete Ian Bonnar, executive member of Chorus, says UFB has the potential to transform New Zealand’s economy and its communities.“So we’re really looking forward to seeing how the Whakatane community can take advantage of having world-class connectivity right on their door step,” he says.

Vocus launches gigabit UFB plans aimed at gamers

Vocus launches gigabit UFB plans aimed at gamers Retail UFB provider, BigPipe, also upgraded to gigabit once Chorus said they’d take the gigabit service from Dunedin nationwide.They may be gigabit plans by name, but error correction and network overhead means that users will most likely get 700–990Mbps downstream and about 400mbps upstream.

Kiwis now have access to game changing Gigabit UFB

Kiwis now have access to game changing Gigabit UFB Tens of thousands of New Zealanders are in reach of Gigabit broadband, a bit of a game changer in the digital realm.Which is why Ultrafast Fibre Limited and Northpower Fibre’s latest announcement is exciting for Kiwis.

Govt extends free UFB nnections

Govt extends free UFB nnections The Government has extended its existing agreement with Chorus that sees free residential connections to the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network.The agreement forged between Crown Fibre Holdings (CFH) and Chorus means Chorus will continue to offer free residential UFB installations for almost every homeowner until the end of the UFB initiative in 2019.

Govt announces new RMA standard for tels

Govt announces new RMA standard for tels The Government has announced a new National Environmental Standard for Telecommunications Facilities under the Resource Management Act.The new standards will make it easier for Kiwis to get connect to better communications technologies, and save consumers and ratepayers millions of dollars, the Government says.