Space Technology to assist with road safety in Tai Tokerau – Demo Day

On 22. March 2018, NIC hosted the First Smart Transport Technology Demo Day in Northland. We had an exciting line up of speakers and stakeholders. An impressive crowd made their way to Marsden Point. Visitors included two Russian & Chinese researchers from German Aerospace, Fonterra, Fulton Hogan, Whangarei District Council,  Auckland University of Technology, Short … More Space Technology to assist with road safety in Tai Tokerau – Demo Day

Climathon in NZ

This weekend I was one of the mentors of the Climathon run in the Unleashed makerspace at the University of Auckland from Friday to Saturday evening. Over 120 participants ranging from 19 to 75yrs formed 14 teams to tackle big climate change issues for New Zealand. The Climathon is part of a global movement coming … More Climathon in NZ

1st International Conference on Digital Transformation, Whangarei Q3Y18

The Whangarei I.T. Group of Professionals is organising the First International Conference on Digital Transformation in Whangarei third quarter 2018. The objective of the Digital Transformation conference is to encourage more Northlanders to consider and pursue careers in I.T. and make the world a better place for themselves and their whanuau. The conference is organised … More 1st International Conference on Digital Transformation, Whangarei Q3Y18

Global Warming – what can we do in Whangarei?

If you are interested in information on climate change, the role of Antarctica, impacts on Whangarei and what you can do about it, please see my June 2017 school presentation. Fig: Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC, 2017) Larsen C shelf is breaking off in Antarctica. The 5,800 skm iceshelf is three times the size … More Global Warming – what can we do in Whangarei?

Onerahi-2-Bridge pre-election transport competition on 28. Aug 7:45am

On 8. June Tony Collins, CEO from North Chamber, organised an excellent networking breakfast in Whangarei. From an engaging discussion on the future of Northland, the following two topics emerged: Smart City Smart Transport Rather than the rest of the country keep talking about cool & innovative topics, it was suggested that Northland leads the … More Onerahi-2-Bridge pre-election transport competition on 28. Aug 7:45am