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Agritech stories - Page 2

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Silicon Valley connection key to Kiwi growth, says expert
Tue, 4th Sep 2018
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Graeme Muller says that he has returned from the Bay Area with an understanding of just how valuable the Kiwi-Cali connection will be.
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Vodafone trials regional plug-and-play connectivity in Australia
Mon, 3rd Sep 2018
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iot
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4g technology
The plug-and-play device delivers 4G voice and data services in locations where commercial networks are not traditionally deployed.
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Agricultural robotics firm appoints new CEO as it prepares to go global
Mon, 3rd Sep 2018
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It was the right time to add a professional chief executive to a high-calibre team, especially after strong growth and funding.
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Agritech NZ signs historic agreement with US agritech firm
Thu, 30th Aug 2018
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Agritech growth in New Zealand is now getting a helping hand thanks to a deal with US-based firm Western Growers.
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NZTech chief: Agritech could be a lifeline for exporters
Thu, 30th Aug 2018
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silicon valley
NZTech's Muller in US, says agritech may be NZ's economic saviour.
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NZ agritech innovators touch down in Silicon Valley
Mon, 27th Aug 2018
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digital transformation
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callaghan innovation
Thirty of New Zealand’s agritech innovators have finally landed in Silicon Valley this week as they get ready to put their innovations to the test.
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Silicon Valley connection to boost NZ's agritech sector
Thu, 9th Aug 2018
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silicon valley
An upcoming agritech conference in Silicon Valley may have a huge impact on New Zealand’s agritech sector, even from thousands of kilometres away.
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Fintech NZ drums up support for UK-NZ tech opportunities
Mon, 23rd Jul 2018
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exports
Support for New Zealand's fintech potential in the UK is growing as the government aims to establish post-Brexit free trade.
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The future of farming is in agritech, says Callaghan Innovation
Thu, 28th Jun 2018
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robotics
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callaghan innovation
New Zealand can capitalize on its reputation as a global agritech hotspot to boost its own sector, says Callaghan Innovation.
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Investor says agritech is a cash cow that ‘NZ can do better’
Wed, 23rd May 2018
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it automation
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investment
Agriculture as the very bones of NZ has seen an uprising in the number of startups in the agritech space - but this expert says we can do better.
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Kiwi agritech startup flourishes with homegrown legal marketplace
Tue, 22nd May 2018
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legal
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Looking to disrupt the kiwifruit industry, Acuris Systems employed the services of a fellow Kiwi startup's online legal marketplace.
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Tauranga’s innovation on display at Techweek ’18
Mon, 21st May 2018
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techweek
Over 30 leaders from technology, scientific, agritech and social enterprise sectors will be speaking in a curated programme of 15 events.
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Yamaha invests in Tauranga-based robot company
Mon, 26th Mar 2018
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business
Tauranga-based RPL is an early stage R&D company that develops robotics and automation solutions for highly variable agricultural environments.
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NZ's agritech sector is tech-savvy, but not looking to the future
Fri, 1st Sep 2017
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digital disruption
New Zealand’s agritech sector is aware of what’s going on in the technology space, but are struggling to keep up with the pace of change.
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University brings robots to show and tell at Fieldays
Thu, 1st Jun 2017
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robotics
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auckland university
Horticultural robots set to revolutionize agricultural industries at Fieldays 2017, as robotics technology advances in New Zealand.
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Mobile payroll service makes life easier for small agritech businesses
Thu, 27th Apr 2017
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payroll systems
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agritech
Simply Payroll recently signed a strategic partnership with Federated Farmers providing free set up, training and support for the mobile service.
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Agri-tech innovator TracMap carves path to 'business transformation' with GPE investment
Mon, 14th Nov 2016
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power / energy
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Dunedin-based agri-tech company TracMap has scored investment from Genesis Private Equity, which will help boost GPS tech development.
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Frost & Sullivan tells: The $500+ million local agritech opportunity
Tue, 1st Nov 2016
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retail
The agritech market doesn’t really sound the domain of the traditional IT reseller, but tap into it in the right way, and there are riches to be had.
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How agritech is transforming New Zealand's agriculture industry
Thu, 22nd Sep 2016
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broadband
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rural broadband initiative
N.Z. agriculture poised to lead with agritech, as experts spotlight sector's vast potential for growth and transformation, says PAANZ chair Mackenzie.
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Fieldays Innovation Accelerator showcases Kiwi tech
Wed, 27th May 2015
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drones
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callaghan innovation
The Fieldays Innovation Accelerator is a new initiative sponsored by Callaghan Innovation and aims to help Kiwi innovators rise to the global stage.
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New Zealand tech industry shows record growth to eight billion
Fri, 24th Oct 2014
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digital banking
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accounting systems
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With ten years of data to look at, it’s clear that the New Zealand tech sector is heading in the right direction.
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RIGHT ON TRACK
Tue, 1st Jun 2010
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hi-tech awards
New Zealand's TracMap has become the leading maker and distributor of agricultural GPS guidance equipment.