New Zealand Starts Construction on SouthPAN Uplink Centre
SouthPAN will improve the accuracy and reliability of positioning services, enhancing search and rescue operations, precision farming, and safety on construction sites and is being built at a satellite ground station in Awarua.
New Zealand Releases First National EV Charging Strategy
The strategy aims to offer journey charging hubs every 150-200 kilometres on main highways, a public charger for every 20-40 EVs in urban areas, and public charging at community facilities for all settlements with 2,000 or more people.
New Zealand Plans to Advance Manufacturing Sector
The country has released Industry Transformation Plans to guide industries to transform by increasing innovation and productivity with advanced manufacturing designed to boost productivity and performance in vital economic sectors.
New Zealand: Online Security in the Age of Remote Working
A yearly survey reported that people in New Zealand are very concerned about their data security, privacy, and cyber-bullying on the internet.
New Zealand Researchers Use ML to Anticipate Geothermal Instability
Transfer machine learning allows researchers to look at instability in geothermal settings around the world and determine how the findings could apply in New Zealand. The research aims to power new hazard models in New Zealand’s renewable energy sector.
New Zealand: Better Work with Tech Adoption, Innovation
The New Zealand government has updated its work plan and is striving for better employment and education to enhance skills and draw in people to address ongoing issues in the tourism workforce.
NSW’s Digital Solutions for Child Checks Take Lead
The NSW government is utilising technology to improve the renewal process for Working with Children Checks by piloting the use of photo verification to offer a new convenient and secure online government service.
NZ Animal Health Laboratory Deploys Robots for Improved Animal Disease Testing
The robot achieves efficiency by moving test plates around that contain approximately 90 samples each, managing 40 plates at once; simultaneously it adds samples and different reagents, washes and incubates the test plates.
New Zealand Government Completes Ultra-Fast Broadband Roll-Out
Over 1.8 million homes across 412 cities and towns can now access world-class connectivity and is on track to ensure 99.8% of the population has access to improved broadband by the 2023-end.
Wellington, New Zealand Tests Public E-Bike Share Scheme
The e-bikes will have helmets and will be hireable, locked, and unlocked via apps as part of the transition to a low-carbon transport system. Two existing e-scooter providers will offer up to 150 e-bikes from early in the new year.