Meridian Energy, which markets itself as a sustainable “green” power company, has just moved into new offices, which the company says uses 60% less power and 70% less water than comparable buildings.
Stories by Darren Greenwood
When customers buy their plants at Oderings Nurseries, staff can quickly scan the barcodes on the plants, which instantly tells the customer how much to pay and also records the sale at head office.
Eftpos, or electronic funds transfer point-of-sale, first appeared in New Zealand in 1984, only five year’s after the country’s first bank automated teller machine was installed. The first terminal operated from a service station and a supermarket attached to a BNZ bank computer.
The Andrea Moore upmarket fashion boutique chain recently installed CounterIntelligence PoS from New Zealand company Kudos Solutions.
“Computing can be regarded as having succeeded beyond everyone’s wildest dreams,” says Ajit Narayanan, the new head of the School of Computing and Mathematical Services at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT).
Everything changes and everything stays the same.
Wellington-based Provoke Solutions won the Microsoft Partner Solution of the Year Award last month for one of the country’s first implementations of Sharepoint 2007, at the Ministry of Transport.
Dunedin-based Standby Consulting has struck oil in Bahrain and says the emirate offers rich pickings for Kiwis — perhaps more so than neighbouring Dubai.
Six steps to disaster-proofing
Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has turned to virtualisation for cost-effective disaster recovery and hardware consolidation.
IT training providers, headed by AMES Academy, are to consider a group action against the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), claiming restrictive practices favouring government polytechnics threaten their businesses.
IT and website costs may be affected by the controversial Electoral Finance Bill, warns the Coalition for Open Government (COG).
New Zealand’s first iwi-focused wireless broadband project is being rolled out by the Tuhoe tribe. It will see around 2,000 homes linked in a $1.5 million, three-year project.
Natasha the ‘virtual’ barmaid is one of a kind, but she has sporty sister called Emma.
When blogger Cameron Slater toured Australia for three weeks, he never thought his biggest bill would be for data, $7230 — or $328 a day.