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Gaming
Game review: Mini Motorways (PC)
Dinosaur Polo Club’s follow-up to Mini Metro, Mini Motorways has added Wellington, NZ to the list of cities players can cover with roads.
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Telecommunications
Morrison & Co join takeover of Australia's Telstra mobile towers
Wellington-based investment manager Morrison & Co is part of a group buying 49 percent of Australian telecommunication giant Telstra's mobile towers business.
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5G
Wellington Airport offers travellers a sneak peek of 5G
The trial will run until December 9. But the trial is far from fully-fledged – only five users can connect to the 5G device and only for five minutes at a time.
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Cloud
Wellington gets the VR treatment as world's first gamified city
If you’ve never been to ‘the coolest little capital in the world’, now’s your chance to experience it in the comfort of your own home.
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Digital Transformation
Wellington Regional Council enlists Unit4 to modernise systems
This project will help the Wellington Regional Council transform their Finance, HR and Payroll systems.
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Wellington
IT remains NZ’s highest earning industry as Auckland and Wellington battle for best wages
IT roles filled all of the five highest-paid positions in the second quarter of 2018.
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Cloud
Wellington tech companies benefit from record levels of early-stage investment
The rising investment in the New Zealand technology sector is supposedly a reflection of its strong performance globally.
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Women in Technology
Two hundred secondary school girls experience ICT in Wellington
The Wellington ShadowTech is the first in a nationwide series of technology-focused events up and down the country.
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New Zealand
GovTech accelerator set to advance public sector innovation
The new programme, Lightning Lab GovTech, is part of Creative HQ’s business accelerator programmes.
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New Zealand
Wellington City is getting street lamps of the future
“We’re delighted to be working with Wellington City Council to deliver a more efficient, more resilient street lighting system..."
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New Zealand
Wellington International Airport gets its own VR experience
The experience takes the user on an interactive journey in a first class seat on board a Singapore Airlines Boeing 777...
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Social Media
Kiwi digital health company wins international acclaim
The Wellington-based company won the Best Tech Innovation award for disrupting mental illness...
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Awards
Wellington region Business Excellence Awards finalists announced
The Edmund Hillary Fellowship and Virtual Assistants are included on the list of finalists recognised.
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Wellington
Outsource your laundry with Kiwi app, Laundromap
"Laundromap takes the hassle out of household tasks and life admin..."
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Cloud
Wellington innovation challenge pushes Kiwis to solve NZ’s carbon crisis
The Low Carbon Challenge has officially launched in Wellington, the challenge will support six teams to grow their low carbon projects...
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Startup
McDonalds IT celebrates 10 years - Wellington a 'great place' for start-ups
McDonald started his company on his own in Wellington a decade ago to focus mainly on SMBs and now has two offices with further expansion plans.
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ICT
Awards recognise outstanding ICT students in Wellington
"Through the Intergen Young Achievers Awards we want to promote ICT and get more young people interested in learning more about this exciting area."
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Xero
BizDojo Wellington set to move into Xero building as it outgrows current location
“Building programmes and learning opportunities to really get our community to the next level - that is our passion.”
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Wellington
You're invited: Get looped in on latest ideas in education
LoopEd 2017 could be a great opportunity for Wellington educators looking for some professional development, and some mid-year inspiration.
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Wellington
New co-working space opens up in central Wellington
Collabolab is an affordable co-working space aiming to poach freelancers working in cafes.
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Wellington
Intergen begins the new year with big move – and commitment to Christchurch
​One of Wellington’s first ICT companies has kicked off a new chapter in its 15-year growth.
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Wellington
Intergen CEO Simon Bright nominated for 2016 Wellingtonian of the Year Awards
“It is a real privilege to be a finalist in the Wellingtonian of the Year awards amongst such an accomplished line-up of finalists."
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ICT
Wellington's new ICT Graduate School officially 'open for business'
The top players in New Zealand’s ICT industry gathered together last week to launch the Wellington ICT Graduate School in Wellington.
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Innovation
The Hutt Valley primed to be NZ's next tech hub
“We have a fantastic opportunity in the Hutt to build on our strengths and turn our city into a Technology Valley."