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'Incorrigible' Criminal Jailed For 17 Years

'Incorrigible' Criminal Jailed For 17 Years

Wellington, Oct 11 NZPA - A man involved in a sophisticated methamphetamine importing operation run out of Upper Hutt's Rimutaka Prison - where he was serving time for previous drug dealing - has been further jailed for 17 years.

Residents' Rate Healthcare Robot

Residents at an Auckland retirement village are being won over by a robot that checks blood pressure, plays music and tells jokes, in a study being carried out at The University of Auckland.

BYOC - Bring Your Own Computer

BYOC - Bring Your Own Computer

While a company rarely asks people to bring their own chairs or their own paper clips, you often do have to provide your own uniform and maybe soon your own laptop?

Cell Phones Can Be An Important Tool In Learning

Cell Phones Can Be An Important Tool In Learning

Learning comes in various ways and new research indicates that cell phones and technology can play important part.

Drifting Yacht Hit Whale

Drifting Yacht Hit Whale

Wellington, June 19 NZPA - Four people are recovering after their yacht collided with a whale off the Kaikoura coast yesterday morning.

A Coastguard vessel rescued the four people, after they activated the emergency beacon and used cell phones to call for help.

Drifting Yacht Found, Towed To Port

Wellington, June 19 NZPA - A Coastguard vessel has salvaged the yacht from which four people were rescued off the Kaikoura coast this morning.

The national rescue co-ordination centre said tonight the Marguerite had been found and towed into Kaikoura.

Sharp Solar Panels To Power Kiwi Developed Road Sensors

Sharp Solar Panels To Power Kiwi Developed Road Sensors

Monkeyroom swing world first with real time solar powered road sensors

New Zealand hi-tech development house Monkeyroom has secured a world first, partnering with Japanese electronics giant Sharp to build a new generation of solar powered road-side sensors.

Painted Language Meets Today's Technologies

Painted Language Meets Today's Technologies

Cerisse Palalagi explores the ties between contemporary art, traditional customs and new communication technologies at City Gallery Wellington.

What Evil Teaches Us About Facebook

What Evil Teaches Us About Facebook

While the media focuses on Facebook's privacy policies, too many people continue to give away their personal data. Check out these evil and helpful tools to ensure your Facebook security.

Kedgley: Warnings On Mobile Phones Needed

Kedgley: Warnings On Mobile Phones Needed

The Green Party is calling for health warnings on mobile phone packaging in the light of findings from the Interphone Study which shows extended use of mobile phones may increase the risk of brain tumours.

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