N3T, part of the NIC Group, are hosting the third Technology Demo Day in Northland this year. When: 30. October 12 – 2 pm Where: 8 Marsden Bay Drive, One Tree Point (Whangarei) What to expect/ Agenda 12:00 – 12:10: Opening by the Mayor of Whangarei 12:10 – 12:30: De-Carbonizing Heavy Commercial Fleets – Andrew Clennett (Hiringa Energy) 12:30 – 12:45: Future Transport … More Third Tech Demo Day
At the moment for every sports fan, the biggest sports event on the planet is held. And to me, it is not the soccer world cup in Russia. It is the Tour de France. This is the toughest three week race I know of. The peloton is racing over 3,200 through France and Spain … More Truck Peloton vs Rail for Northland
From 8.-9. June 2018 Whangarei was hosting this government’s first Climate change conference at Northtec. The following Trello Board can be used for further collaboration. NZ’s new Climate Change Minister James Shaw gave a great overview on the planned Zero Carbon Act and fielded twenty questions from a well informed, passionate audience. NZ current emission profile … More Tai Tokerau Climate Change Conference
On and off people talk about Climate Change. Often we listen, briefly think about it and move on to our absorbing daily life. This seems fine. But it is not, we all have a responsibility to our children, their children and generations to come. Because our actions or better lack of action today, will have … More Climate Change – what can I do?!!!
NIC and Te Kapehu Whetu School started in May 2018 an exciting community science project: monitoring the water and air quality along Hatea River from source to sea. Key reason the twenty 15yr girls from the Whare PATETAWHITI decided to do something is the fact that they cannot swim in the Hatea River in front of … More Community Science – Hatea River Project
On 19. May 2018 over 150 Whangarillians had a great evening with Gary McCormick and Tim Shadbolt at the Denby Golf Club. The Whangarei Golf Club was established in 1907 and is one of the oldest clubs of its kind in the country. Eric Adams, the Club President, entertained the audience with smooth music. Brett … More Comedy and Politics
Lots of cool stuff is happening in Tai Tokerau: 21. May – AR/VR storytelling 9:00-13:00 @ The Orchard A large innovation showcase event for local businesses interested in exporting called Land and Sea. 22. May – Geeks @ The Library 10:00-14:00 @ The Central Library, left of entrance Shirley from Kiwi North is bringing … More Calendar – May/June 2018
A big THANK YOU to all of you who attended the AV/EV Symposium Whangarei When: 28. May, 3-6pm Where: 36 Water Street, Whangarei (Northland Regional Council) About Us “Whangarei – love I.T. here”/ Vision Zero is a volunteer organisation which promotes technology as an enabler for social, cultural and economic growth. … More AV/EV Symposium 28. May 2018
Have you ever wondered if self-driving vehicles would impact your life? If not, maybe you should. As they are likely to be one of the biggest technology induced changes society will experience of the next decade/s. Impacting on road safety, real estate, how we travel, where we live, how we interact with each other, how … More Will automation change our daily life?
From 14. March to 25. March 2018 two researchers from the Institute of Optical Sensor Systems at the German Aerospace Agency (DLR) were hosted by NIC in Northland to work on a joint road safety research project. See NZ Herald/ Northern Advocate Article on the research visit. After presenting at AUT Computer Vision Seminar on 25. … More German Aerospace has mapped in 3D some of Northland’s most dangerous roads