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DCI
DCI Data Centers to build 40MW facility in Auckland
The $600 million facility, AKL02, will be built this year in the suburb of Albany.
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Auckland Council
New e-scooters arrive in Auckland after death of Lime, Wave
Neuron Mobility is one of four e-scooter companies with a licence to deploy across Auckland, bringing 880 bright orange scooters to the streets.
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Vector
Vector penalised $3.5 million for excessive levels of power outages
''Given the impact electricity outages have on consumers and businesses it is crucial that lines companies have systems in place to identify and manage the risks present in their networks."
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Small Business / SMB
Auckland now an 'untenable' place to be an SMB
Auckland is quickly becoming a nightmare for small businesses that are trying to survive.
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Armageddon Expo
Auckland Armageddon Expo announces gaming companies coming to the event
The Auckland Armageddon Expo is happening again this October and this year promises to bring us a lot of new video gaming content.
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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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New Zealand
Intelligent transport technology vital in Auckland Transport’s 10-year plan
"We're already seeing many improvements in real-time travel information which enable commuters and businesses to make informed transport choices.”
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Government
Survey finds sharp decline in Auckland business confidence
1 year ago Auckland businesses were feeling relatively optimistic about the economy, but fast-forward to the present and that has drastically changed.
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Technology Investment Network
Tech businesses thriving in Auckland’s North Shore - report
TIN Regional Report results announced, with more regional reports to follow.
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Artificial Intelligence
Auckland to host international AI conference
More than 500 delegates from around the world are expected to attend the five-day conference.
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New Zealand
Auckland iwi uses AR to bring their stories to life
This vision coincided with the emergence of Datacom’s augmented reality practice in Auckland.
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Music
Auckland Pride Parade immortalised in virtual reality
The lights, colour and performances from this year’s parade have been captured in a time-lapse VR video.
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Internet of Things
Auckland Night Noodle Market goes cashless
There will be an estimated 400,000 individual transactions across the events in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington...
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ATEED
ATEED launches new tools to measure economic performance
The Growth Monitor highlights key information about Auckland’s people, businesses, economy and sectors of competitiveness.
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Gaming
Armageddon 2017 roundup: The best and worst moments from the show
This year was a big step up for Auckland Armageddon, boasting some big pop culture names...
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New Zealand
Student-built electric vehicles battle it out in Auckland
Teams of high school students are given a 300-watt electric motor kit and batteries to build their vehicles...
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New Zealand
New electric car-sharing service charging into Auckland
"It’s great to be able to partner with Cityhop to offer Auckland drivers different electric vehicles to try...”
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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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New Zealand
Charge your electric car at lightning speeds for free in Pukekohe
Situated in the public car park beside Countdown in the town’s CBD, the charger will fully charge a vehicle in around 20 minutes...
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Gaming
Tekken 7 eSports tourney will hit NZ TV screens September 11
A $10,000 prize pool and the right to represent New Zealand as an E-Black is at stake...
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Armageddon Expo
Nathan Fillion is heading to the 2017 Auckland Armageddon Expo
The Armageddon Expo has announced the first special guest that will be attending this year's Auckland event. It is none other than Nathan Fillion.
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Startup
120 Japanese leaders coming to town to invest in aspiring NZ businesses
An opportunity for Auckland and its ambitious businesses to forge closer economic ties with a major trading partners is soon coming to town.
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Network Infrastructure
Business events set to showcase Auckland’s entrepreneurial potential to World Masters athletes
“The city and its economy are transforming – and there are plenty of investment and work opportunities,” ATEED says.
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Google
Mount Eden stars in new Google Earth update promo
As part of Google Earth’s new revival, Google wants to encourage users to utilise the 3D mapping service to take the opportunity to explore the world.