Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Apps

Digital driver licence a step closer with new app

The new NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) App is a secure ‘one stop shop’ to provide the services drivers need, Transport Minister, Simeon Brown and...

Kiwis invited to pest hunt this summer

University of Canterbury researchers and partners are using digital technology to help New Zealanders join the fight against invasive pests. Find-A-Pest is an innovative app...

Water app the top drop for summer

With the days getting longer and warmer, Auckland Council is urging residents to make use of Watercare’s customer app to keep a closer eye...

Hamilton council launches nature app

Locals and visitors to Hamilton can now experience nature in a whole new way, thanks to the Nature in the City app, launched by...

South Wairarapa adopts Antenno app

South Wairarapa District Council is trialing a new way to keep the local community informed. The Council has adopted Antenno - a location-based mobile app...

Hamilton hatches new nature app

A new educational app is on the way for Hamilton City Council's Nature in the City Programme, the Council's Community and Natural Environment Committee...

Christchurch tracks added to walk app

A website and app for walkers which provides easy planning for short and long-distance trips throughout New Zealand has added Christchurch City Council-managed tracks...

Outdoor agencies join hands to improve trails app

Herenga ā Nuku Aotearoa, the Outdoor Access Commission, recently partnered with NZ Mountain Safety Council’s (MSC) Plan My Walk app. In recent years, both organisations have...

New app allows easy identification of wildlife

A new app developed by a group of New Zealand researchers is helping members of the public to identify all forms of local plants,...

New AI app eyes southern dolphins

Christchurch residents are being invited to help scientists in their efforts to learn more about New Zealand’s marine mammals with the launch of the...

New app to park bike theft in Rotorua

Rotorua Lakes Council has partnered with Rotorua Police in joining 529 Garage, an online bike security platform that aims to help reduce bike thefts...

Wellington launches $70k Māori language app

Taranaki Whānui, Ngāti Toa and Wellington City Council have launched Mahau, a new Māori language app to celebrate, encourage and share te reo Māori...

Walking Access Commission pair mapping out a bright future

Two young New Zealand mapmakers are set to receive a global award for developing new mapping applications that help people better access the outdoors. Danica...

Mental health apps at front of mind

The Government has announced its backing of two new digital tools available to people who experience mental distress. The apps, designed to help users look...

On-demand transport trial for Tawa

Wellington City Council has announced a new on-demand public transport trial for the Tawa area. Tawa Community Board Chair, Robyn Parkinson, said the Community Board...