New Zealand


Dawn of the Space Plane

Ashlee Vance reports on a New Zealand company that has built its own space-plane prototype. Dawn Aerospace hopes to establish a cheap, quick way to transport objects into orbit, and in doing so transform the commercialization of space. For decades, humans have been trying to make a plane that can reach space and return to […]

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Covid Pandemic Science Startups

COVID 19 Antibodies Breakthrough Made in San Francisco

RNZ interviews Jacob Glanville, one of the stars of Netflix documentary Pandemic. He runs Distributed Bio which has been working to find an antibody therapy. Yesterday he tweeted we should get ready for a positive announcement this week. He joins Lisa Owen via Skype from San Francisco.Scientists around the world have been racing to develop […]

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Data Data Driven

Manohar Punna at Difinity 2020

In this Data Point, Andy catches up with Manohar Punna at Difinity 2020 to talk about self-service BI tools. Press the play button below to listen here or visit the show page at

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AI Startups

New Zealand’s Rise as a Tech Giant

Here’s an interesting look at the rising tech scene in New Zealand. This video is almost three years old. In future posts, I’ll check out where the companies and technology companies are in 2019.

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