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Digital divides persist in New Zealand

Digital technologies have become critical for people to participate in education, work, health provision, social services, tax services and commercial activities. Yet some groups of our population have limited or no access ...

dateSep 28, 2015 in Internet
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'Volkswagen crisis' bad news for German companies

Volkswagen (VW), one of the world's biggest vehicle manufacturers, has admitted to programming around 11 million of its cars to detect when they were being tested and alter the running of their diesel engines to hide the ...

dateSep 24, 2015 in Business
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Exotic invaders dominating native species

Until relatively recently, New Zealand ecosystems were dominated by native plants, but a study by Associate Professor Kevin Burns has shown that the balance has now tipped in favour of exotic species.

dateSep 21, 2015 in Ecology
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3D design putting golfers above par

Master of Design Innovation student James Irvine has developed a design process that takes data from a player's swing and deciphers where their sweet spot is—the area of the club the player hits the ball with most.

dateSep 16, 2015 in Engineering
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Research calls for rethink of Alpine Fault

The major fault line, which runs almost the entire length of the South Island, has been assumed to be a near vertical crack. However, studies of seismic data have revealed the fault line becomes flatter at depth.

dateSep 02, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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