Next week, a new trans-Pacific fibre-optic cable connecting New Zealand to Australia, the Pacific and onto the United States will light up, changing the way data travels around the Pacific.
On this week's Primer, we talk to Abhi Kala of Titan Ideas who's reimagining cross-cultural storytelling through augmented (AR), virtual (VR), and mixed reality (MR) technology.
As Australian banks make more and more money in New Zealand, they contribute less and less to the economy. Here's what we can do about it.
Hundreds of New Zealand’s wealthiest investors gathered for the 2018 Flux Demo Day last week for a night of wining, dining, and million-dollar business investments. Jihee Junn went along to watch this year’s plucky startups pitch it out.
Squawk Squad is the social enterprise using modern technology to not only make predator traps more effective but keep its wider community of donors connected with its work.
Recalls typically result in fewer than half of affected products being returned, leaving plenty of dud toasters and dodgy kettles still in circulation.
Parking passes for the University of Canterbury campus are set to hit $475 next year. Student Kelly Phillips says it's revenue gathering, pure and simple.
Welcome to the Cheat Sheet, a clickable, shareable, bite-sized FAQ on the news of the moment. Today: meet the new Mad Butcher, same as the old Mad Butcher?
A Kiwi company wants to make fencing and farm dogs redundant, creating a collar equipped with audio and vibrational cues that can be remotely controlled. But is it good for cows?
In part two of The Spinoff’s great recall list, we look at various items targeted towards parents and children, such as toys, strollers, cots, carriers, rattles, bottles, and kids pyjamas.
Earlier this month, PledgeMe founder Anna Guenther's home in Brisbane tragically burnt down. Here she explains what happened, how she felt, and why she's unusually zen about it.
In part one of The Spinoff's great recall list, we look at various items in the heating, small appliance, electronics and homeware categories.