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Diving into NZ's 'most inaccessible places' in new virtual experience

Fancy swimming with sharks without getting wet?

The new MacBook Air comes in a new shade of orangey  gold.

Review: Apple's new MacBook Air and iPad Pro

Apple's latest batch of hardware has gone on sale. If you're ready to whip your wallet out in time for Christmas, here's what you need to know about each of the devices.


Watch: Rocket Lab's Electron successfully enters orbit

After a slow start and months of unsuccessful attempts, it was up, up and away.

New Zealand's first Mi Store has opened at Sylvia Park.

Mi Store opens in Sylvia Park

More than 600 punters waited line for the opening of smart tech store, Mi.

Tim Berners-Lee.

Web inventor 'disappointed' in humanity

Tim Berners-Lee is upset his incredible invention is being used to propagate hate.


New gaming app aims to thwart domestic violence

Davina Smolders explains how it all works.

Jack Dorsey.

Twitter to remove like button

Founder Jack Dorsey admitted he isn't a fan of the heart-shaped feature.

Microsoft boss Satya Nadella.

Microsoft overtakes Amazon in market cap

It's now the second-most valuable company in the US.

The technology keeps being improved upon, mainly in mobile phones.

Augmented Reality: Advancing the way we think, work and play

The technology keeps being improved upon, mainly in mobile phones.

Who should live and who should die?

Driverless cars: The life and death dilemma

Would you let your car kill you, if it meant saving the lives of others?

TracMap uses GPS to help growers manage their businesses.

Accolade for Kiwi company in Aussie wine industry awards

The award-winning software is used across New Zealand, Australia and the US.

The issue of genetic engineering was discussed recently on The Project.

World first for New Zealand researcher in international genome project

An Otago scientist has helped develop genomic sequencing to diagnose crop failures.

Spot the dog robot dancing.

Watch: Robot dog jives to Uptown Funk

Its dance moves are "both terrifying and hilarious".


Huawei reveals powerful new 'mates'

The Chinese tech giant has thrown everything at its latest smartphone range.


Christchurch's new central library officially opens

It is being hailed as the most innovative in the Southern Hemisphere.

The Government recently gave $7 million to boost world-leading dairy industry genetic research.

Breakthrough tech tipped to save dairy industry millions

A new gadget could mean big benefits for dairy farmers and the environment.

The Oppo Find X goes from 0 - 100 percent in 35 minutes.

Hands-on with the Oppo Find X

It's new with a fancy pop-up camera, but is it new enough to really impress?

Video: The Bird of the Year 2018 competition kicked off on Monday.

Bird of the Year's extreme measures to prevent voter fraud

There won't be any fowl play this year.


We need to teach our kids argument and empathy - expert

Professor Stuart McNaughton says we need to rethink our education system.


Facebook hack a 'wake-up' call - expert

Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg was one of 50 million users affected.