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New Zealand Research – Intermittent rivers affect global CO2 emissions – NZ researchers in global study

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Source: University of Canterbury University of Canterbury scientists are part of a global research collaboration into the environmental impacts of dry riverbeds, with their findings published today in a new paper in one of the world’s top scientific journals. New Zealand researchers, Professor of Freshwater Ecology Angus McIntosh and Dr Catherine Febria, of the School of […]

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New Zealand Education Sector – Two Hundred Secondary School Girls Experience ICT in the Capital

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Source: Weltech Today 200 secondary school girls converged in the Capital at Te Auaha New Zealand Institute of Creativity to experience ICT for the day as part of ShadowTech. The Wellington ShadowTech is the first in a nationwide series of technology-focused events up and down the country. ShadowTech’s Executive Director, Edwina Mistry addressed the girls […]

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New Zealand Economy – NZ SUPERANNUATION FUND CONGRATULATES CHAIR CATHERINE SAVAGE ON INFINZ FELLOWSHIP; WINS EXCELLENCE IN TREASURY AWARD

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Source: New Zealand Superannuation Fund The Chair of the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation, Catherine Savage, was named Fellow of INFINZ (Institute of Finance Professionals New Zealand) at the INFINZ awards in Auckland last week. The Fellowship is acknowledgement of Ms Savage’s significant contribution to the finance industry in New Zealand. She was commended by INFINZ […]

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New Zealand Tertiary Sector – University of Canterbury (UC) researchers invent Storminator™ weapon in battle for survival of healthy waterways

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Source: University of Canterbury (UC) In a world-first, University of Canterbury Hydrological and Ecological Engineering researchers have filed a patent application for their invention the Storminator™, which could be exactly the weapon that our waterways need. University of Canterbury (UC) engineering academics Associate Professor Tom Cochrane, Dr Aisling (Ash) O’Sullivan and Dr Frances Charters are […]

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New Zealand Tertiary Sector – University of Canterbury Connect public lecture: Computer Science in the school curriculum? What’s the big idea?!

Published By   23 hours ago

Source: University of Canterbury Digital Technologies has just been added to the New Zealand curriculum. Also bewilderingly referred to as computing, computational thinking, computer science or coding, the subject is being taught from primary school level. But what's the real purpose of introducing it, especially to such young students? How does it relate to the rest […]

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New Zealand Health Research – Thanks to New Zealand Clinical Trial Patients

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Source: Sentia Media  Sunday May 20, marks International Clinical Trials Day and the chance to say thank you to New Zealand clinical trial patients around the country. Clinical Trials Day is celebrated around the world to recognise the day that surgeon James Lind started what is often considered the first randomised clinical trial aboard the […]

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New Zealand Airport Sector – New food and beverage outlets lead to 370 new jobs at Auckland Airport

Published By   5 days ago

Source: Auckland Airport A new line-up of 27 food and beverage outlets across the domestic and international terminals will lead to hundreds of new jobs at Auckland Airport over the next 12 months. The new line-up consists of 21 new outlets, which will start opening from June 2018, and six existing outlets which are being […]

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New Zealand ICT – A Digital World without borders – InternetNZ

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 Source: InternetNZ This week New Zealand Work Research Institute (AUT) will launch its latest findings from The World Internet Project New Zealand alongside the launch of InternetNZ’s position paper Solving Digital Divides Together.Policy Director from InternetNZ Ellen Strickland says, "We’re launching these two projects together because one answers the other. The World Internet Project (WIP) […]

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