Stories by Computerworld New Zealand staff

Second government network hits the skids

The KAREN research network faces significant funding problems, according to briefings prepared for incoming ministers, The briefings also flag further issues with health sector ICT.

Google launches Street View in New Zealand

Google Monday launched Street View on Google Maps in New Zealand. Street View lets users view and navigate 360 degree street-level imagery of local cities, towns, regions and remote areas.

Marshal merges with US firm 8e6

Email and web security software company Marshal is to merge with 8e6 Technologies, a US-based developer of web filtering appliances and technology,

Growth of New Zealand's ICT industry falls sharply

Sales from New Zealand's information and communication technology industry increased 3.3% to NZ$18.2 billion (US$14.3 billion) in the 2007 financial year, Statistics New Zealand says, a growth-rate well down on the previous year.

New trans-Tasman cable coming

Kordia has signed a memorandum of understanding with Australia's Pipe Networks to build a new, private fiber-optic cable that will link New Zealand and Australia.

ICT-NZ shuts up shop

ICT-NZ, the proposed new ICT industry representative body, has closed its doors.

Passports to be checked on the fly

A new passport system is in the making that will validate passport data in real-time and ease the passage of international travellers through customs checks.

NZ plunges down digital access index

AUCKLAND (11/21/2003) - New Zealand has been placed well down the rankings in an International Telecommunication Union (ITU) index that measures access to information and communication technology (ICT).