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‘Auckland Harbour Bridge SkyPath approved’.. 

 The futuristic-looking design of the SkyPath – spanning the Waitemata Harbour.  Auckland’s SkyPath cycleway and walkway over the harbour bridge has been approved. The resource consent was granted on Friday morning, Auckland Council announced. It means the $33m public-private partnership … Continue reading

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‘Google’s Next Moonshot: Lining City Streets With Wi-Fi Hubs’..

Google’s new Sidewalk Labs wants to bring free public Wi-Fi projects to cities around the world. Google’s big bet on technology for cities is finally starting to make sense. Earlier this month when Larry Page announced that Google was launching … Continue reading

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‘Bright ideas carry tech into the future’.. 

From Google Glass to Bluetooth watches, the world of wearable technology is booming. So what happens when you add a bit of Kiwi ingenuity? Science reporter Jamie Morton looks at 10 examples. 3 MeMINI: Small innovation with big potential It’s … Continue reading

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‘Harman Singh gets a big surprise as he is thanked for cradling an injured 6-year-old’s head with his turban’.. 

The Sikh man who removed his turban in order to help a young boy who was bleeding after an accident has been given a very special surprise by a New Zealand TV station. After airing the report – viewers raised … Continue reading

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‘France to force big supermarkets to give away unsold food to charity’.. 

Supermarkets will have to take measures to prevent food waste- – and will be forced to donate unsold but edible food to charity. Source: France to force big supermarkets to give away unsold food to charity | World news | … Continue reading

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“..LG unveils ultra thin wallpaper TV..” (ed:..this one is pretty cool..)

The electronics giant has shown off an ultra-thin ‘wallpaper TV’ – less than 1mm thick – – and at 1.9kg so light it can be attached to the wall with magnets. Source: LG unveils ultra thin wallpaper TV – Technology … Continue reading

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“..Want to know where to get high? – There’s an app for that..” 

Cannabis users looking for someone to share a joint with – have a new app that lets them find like-minded smokers. Source: Want to know where to get high? There’s an app for that | Stuff.co.nz

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