Stories

Stories

Tell your Story One of our aims is to tell better tech stories, to talk about tech success in the region. So many people doing very interesting stuff locally, but no one knows about it. Lets share that to provide inspiration for our peers, as a drawcard to bring new tech people to the region. These stories also available via RSS

Salary Survey 2022

Our regional tech salary survey is now open

  • 11 Sep 2022

Digits volunteer helping reduce the digital divide

Freelance website designer Roland Riddell connects disadvantaged children with the technology they need to succeed in their education and life.

Tech Happiness Survey 2022

Results for the annual survey of tech people

  • 26 Jul 2022

Make Radar Simple: cutting edge mm radar from Radar IQ

Palmerston North Tech Entrepreneur and Engineer Aaron Fulton knows first-hand the challenges of developing a new product and launching it into the market.

Tales from a Security Operations Centre

Dr Bryce Antony is a senior cyber security engineer for Advantage. He gave a look behind the scenes of Advantage's security operations centre.

From university exams to a full time job at Levno

Gray Hockley is living her dream working as a Software Developer for a Palmerston North technology company

Tech's Wicked Problem

Local tech companies are pulled between rapidly rising tech salaries, shortage of staff, customers who need projects done but who can't pay more

  • 4 Apr 2022
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Salary Survey 2021

What salary and benefits should tech people in the Manawatū region expect? We surveyed local tech companies to find out what they offer.

  • 30 Nov 2021
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Advantage talks Managed Security in NZ

Advantage started 37 years ago and has grown to meet changes in market and industry

Studying IT

Emma Glendinning studied IT at UCOL and it changed her life

Massey lab encourages innovative students

Professor Johan Potgieter and his team at the Massey AgriFood Digital Lab are working on projects like robotics and 3D printing and are being noticed.

Beta Solutions: Glowworm LED Bike Lighting solution

Beta did the hardware, firmware and more for a clever LED bike light and Powerbank with bluetooth and mobile phone app

Trio: An enjoyable and purpose-driven workplace

Dynamic. Growing. Evolving. These are the three words Nick Crossman uses to describe the tech industry in the Manawatū, and he would know...

Levno: Students to employees

Levno provides cloud connected farm monitoring systems

Beta Solutions: Building from the ground up

Business growth enables other businesses to grow

Stock Trim and Times-7: complex supply chains

60 products and 1300 individual components is a challenge to manage.

Deptive: Live Well

Exploring the intersection between company values, work, and life

Green Tech Robotics: Weed Beaters

Greentech Robotics is developing a fully autonomous robotic weeder, which aims to quickly and accurately remove weeds from commercial vegetable fields.

Objective builds world class development centre

A centre of excellence in software