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Thursday, 30 July 2015
Kiwi inventors take to the world stage
11:25 | 30/7/15
A treehouse platform that goes up in a instant, a shoe made from wool industry byproducts, and a bike helmet that adjusts around the rider's head are on the list on New Zealand entrants into a global invention competition.
Lights, camera, action for Kiwi drone maker
06:39 | 30/7/15
As the global drone industry soars to great heights, Kiwi firms are taking advantage, and one area they've got their sights set on is Hollywood.
Aurora 'extraterrestrialis' spotted on brown dwarf
05:00 | 30/7/15
A picturesque night display, known as an aurora when it happens on Earth, has been found lighting up the skies on a world outside our solar system.
Mia Farrow faces Twitter backlash after posting hunter dentist's office address online
03:02 | 30/7/15
Actress Mia Farrow is facing a backlash online after sharing the business address of the Minnesota dentist who illegally hunted down a protected lion in Zimbabwe.
Talk Money with Tony Field – July 29, 2015
08:37 | 29/7/15
Global investors have shrugged off the turmoil on the Chinese stock market, with US and European markets rising today.
Tech leaders warn against AI weaponry
05:00 | 29/7/15
A group of leading tech leaders have issued a stern warning against the development of so-called killer robots.
Amazon seeks air space for delivery drones
03:27 | 29/7/15
Online retail colossus Amazon wants to carve out a special zone of the sky to shuttle commercial drones that would deliver goods to its customers.
Til Schweiger urges fellow German actors to speak up against anti-refugees
10:43 | 28/7/15
Actor Til Schweiger is calling for more of his fellow celebrities in Germany to speak out against the ongoing racist attacks on refugees who are finding solace in their country.
Gossip site Gawker to turn over a new leaf
08:48 | 28/7/15
Gawker says it will rethink its ethics policies following turmoil over an article about an executive's private life, in what could be a turning point for the popular news and gossip website.
Internet romantics a commodity in drug trade – lawyer
05:33 | 28/7/15
A leading human rights lawyer has warned internet romantics are unwittingly putting themselves at risk of the death penalty by acting as drug mules.
Toyota with 1.2M km on clock sells for $3k
01:21 | 28/7/15
A Toyota ute with more than 1.2 million kilometres on the clock has sold for the more paltry figure of $3000 in a TradeMe auction.
iPad helps Pope join World Youth Day
05:44 | 27/7/15
Pope Francis has used an iPad to register for next year's World Youth Day, while addressing pilgrims and tourists in Saint Peter's Square.
Two satellites launched by China
09:32 | 26/7/15
China has launched two new satellites into space, state media reported, as it builds a homegrown satellite navigation system to rival the US's Global Positioning System.
Britain removes Iran travel warning
07:59 | 26/7/15
Britain has lifted an official warning against all but essential travel to Iran, citing in the wake of a landmark nuclear deal.
Pluto mountain range named after Kiwi legend
09:50 | 25/7/15
Sir Edmund Hillary's legacy may already sit at the top of the world's highest mountain, but now it's taking a leap into the depths of space too.
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