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Is artificial intelligence the future for the primary sector

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 9:51 am | Connex

There has been a lot of hype around artificial intelligence (AI) over the last couple of years. The advances in AI, machine learning and predictive analysis has come ahead in leaps and bounds, but are we really there yet? More >>

Young leaders to drive conversations at agritech event

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 12:58 pm | Connex

New Zealand’s agritech community will be joined by some of the country’s best young leaders at MobileTECH 2018. One of the key highlights at the upcoming agritech event is the ‘Meet the future leaders’ panel. More >>

Mobile technologies wanted for primary sector event

Friday, 19 August 2016, 4:11 pm | Connex

Now in its 5th year, MobileTECH has firmly established itself as one of the leading cross-industry technology events in New Zealand. MobileTECH attracted close to 350 attendees from the agricultural, horticultural and forestry industries in 2016. It ... More >>

Silicon Valley a boost for NZ Agritechnology

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 2:46 pm | Connex

The older, more traditional and smaller farming operations have progressively been replaced with corporate farms. Technologies to manage these farms like remote sensors, satellite mapping and cloud-based management systems are now commonplace. Next we ... More >>

Connectivity a key factor for rural businesses

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 12:19 pm | Connex

Companies which have high internet usage are currently 4 years ahead of an average firm. They’re also 6% more productive and generate 20% more revenue than companies that are slower to pick up and integrate new technology into their business. It’s ... More >>

NZ to learn from Europe’s leading agricultural innovators

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 4:03 pm | Connex

Like New Zealand, innovation is seen as a major driving force in the future growth of Europe’s agricultural sector. More >>

Rural connectivity and new technologies focus of MobileTECH

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 9:24 am | Connex

The fourth MobileTECH conference on mobile technologies for New Zealand’s primary industries will bring together, under one roof, the technology leaders from right across New Zealand’s agriculture, horticulture and forestry sectors. This independent ... More >>

UAVs to bring big changes to traditional primary sectors

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 12:56 pm | Connex

One of the major buzz words within the primary sector this year is drones, or more correctly called unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). From farming to forestry, there’s huge potential for UAVs to bring massive changes to a wide range of rural businesses. More >>

Mobile technology is a game changer for primary industries

Tuesday, 19 March 2013, 4:06 pm | Connex

Back in 1990 few people had personal computers, the internet was an unknown and the age of the mobile phones was just around the corner. In a very short space of time these three technologies have fundamentally changed the face of business around the ... More >>

New era begins for Auckland passenger rail

Monday, 23 August 2004, 12:44 am | Connex

Connex, one of the world’s leading passenger transport companies takes over rail services on Auckland’s network today. More >>

Global rail operator takes the helm

Thursday, 19 August 2004, 12:44 am | Connex

A new era in Auckland passenger rail begins next week when Connex, one of the world’s leading passenger transport companies, commences rail services on the city’s network. More >>


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