Young People stories
Life101 Launchpad: Online course teaching practical skills to youth
Life101 Launchpad, a new online programme, aims to bolster youth financial literacy and life skills. .
Blue Connections IT donates 205 backpacks to Backpacks 4 VIC Kids charity
Blue Connections IT has donated 205 backpacks to the charity Backpacks 4 VIC Kids, emphasising its community commitment.
Call for action on UK digital skills gap for women
UK leaders call for action to alleviate the digital skills gap, especially for women, amid rising tech sector demand.
KnowBe4 launches a educational cybersecurity game on Roblox
KnowBe4 launches free cybersecurity game 'Hack-A-Cat' on the Roblox platform, aiming to educate on cyber threats.
Black & White Engineering Expands Global Team with 93 New Hires
Engineering firm Black and White Engineering is expanding its workforce, having experienced a 34% increase in staffing over the past year.
How well do rangatahi understand cyber safety in Aotearoa?
Do rangatahi in Aotearoa understand the importance of being safe online, or has lifelong exposure to the internet resulted in widespread complacency?.
Government invests in financial literacy education
Government invests $10.2m in financial education initiatives to equip young New Zealanders with money management skills.
Kiwi startup takes out global award; recognised by Steve Wozniak
New Zealand's oDocs has been named the global Best Startup, Social Impact in the annual Talent Unleashed Awards for technological entrepreneurship.
'LinkedIn for Youth' platform launches for students, graduates and educators
The platform connects youth, educators, service providers and businesses together to support students through education, training and employment.
Christchurch schools to benefit from $200,000 donation from SKY
Christchurch's quake-hit schools to get new turfs from SKY's generous £200k donation, boosting post-disaster recovery.
$1 million new funding for NZ ON Air-Canada joint projects
NZ On Air and Canada Media Fund will receive $1 million in funding for three new projects, it was announced today.
N4L: 1815 schools and counting as connections steam ahead
More than 572,000 Kiwi students and teachers across 1815 schools can now access safe, fast internet via N4L's managed network.
Chatham Rock 'aghast' after EPA declines seabed mining consent; stock tumbles 95%
Environmental Protection Authority declines marine consent for Chatham Rock Phosphate, causing shares to plummet 95%.
NZ govt's social housing plans aim to alleviate poverty, PM Key says
The government's plan to increase the private provision of state-housing is part of a wider goal to alleviate the country's most vulnerable by putt.
NZ divided over the great online voting debate...
Debating the potential for online voting in New Zealand saw a room divided at the NetHui conference...
Secrets to launching a successful side-business
Side-gigs, from blogging and life coaching to freelance writing or web designing, are quickly becoming an essential part of building a successful career in the new economy.
Wanted: IT bright sparks
Students with a talent for IT, electronics or engineering are being sought for the 2013 Bright Sparks competition.
Under 25 year-olds most at risk from social networking
Recent research conducted by security company AVG has revealed both a plethora of compromised pages on social networking sites such as Facebook, and that young people (those 25 years and under) are the most at risk from these infections.
Kiwi World Cup Google doodle is live
Google New Zealand changes its homepage doodle for tonight's first All Whites game.
Vote for Kiwi World Cup ‘Google Doodle’
Google has posted the ten New Zealand finalists in its first-ever global Doodle 4 Google competition.
Youngsters gripped by technology
Kids today are entertainment media junkies, spending more than 50 hours a week with their cell phone, music player or game console, according to a US study.
Bebo UK offers one-click child protection
British users of social network Bebo now have a one-click tool to report possible incidents of child abuse or ‘grooming’ online, and a UK agency concerned with the welfare of young people in cyberspace hopes other networks will follow suit.