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Google’s top five tips for staying safe online

Tuesday, 11 February 2014, 11:12 am | Google

Google’s top five tips for staying safe online In conjunction with Safer Internet Day (11 Feb, 2014), Google has released its top five online safety tips for parents and their kids. Google’s Communications Manager for Australia and New Zealand, ... More >>

Nonprofit organisations can now apply for Google Ad Grants

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 12:41 pm | Google

Nonprofit organisations in New Zealand can now apply for Google Ad Grants Non-profit organisations in New Zealand can now apply for Google Ad Grants to help promote important causes and invite potential donors to find out more about their charitable initiatives. ... More >>

Google Honours Kiwi Kat

Monday, 14 October 2013, 12:58 pm | Google

Google has marked the birthday of lauded kiwi author Katherine Mansfield with an interactive doodle on it's homepage. The illustration features a green colour scheme with the image of a woman, presumably Mansfield, holding a plate with some food. More >>

Google releases new insights into mobile trends in NZ

Thursday, 25 July 2013, 1:24 pm | Google

According to the study, conducted by IPSOS MediaCT, more than half (54%) of New Zealanders now own a smartphone, which puts Kiwis almost on par with the US (56%). While Australians are still ahead at 65%, Kiwis are catching up quickly with an increase of ten percentage ... More >>

Google Names New Zealand’s Most Web Savvy Towns

Wednesday, 17 April 2013, 9:42 am | Google

Google has named New Zealand’s top eTowns- the towns and cities whose small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are outpacing those from other areas in embracing the web to grow their business. More >>

Google to retire Google Reader

Thursday, 14 March 2013, 1:21 pm | Google

We’re living in a new kind of computing environment. Everyone has a device, sometimes multiple devices. It’s been a long time since we have had this rate of change—it probably hasn’t happened since the birth of personal computing 40 years ago. To ... More >>

Calling all Kiwis! Map Maker and Cycling Directions

Thursday, 6 September 2012, 12:30 pm | Google

From the beaches of Goat Island and the slopes of Mount Eden to the hallowed soil of Eden Park, New Zealand is filled with both natural and man-made wonders. Today we're bringing two new features to Google Maps in New Zealand that we hope will help ... More >>

Google and GeoEye: Images from Christchurch 2

Monday, 28 February 2011, 12:21 pm | Google

New satellite imagery available from our partners at GeoEye. More >>

Google and GeoEye: Images from Christchurch

Monday, 28 February 2011, 11:52 am | Google

Imagery of Christchurch was taken on Thursday, February 24th from the GeoEye-1 satellite. Some parts are covered in clouds but substantial portions of the central business district are clearly visible. Remember to turn the layer on and off to compare it ... More >>

Allowing (hopefully) enable more Egyptians to be heard

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 3:08 pm | Google

Like many people we’ve been glued to the news unfolding in Egypt and thinking of what we could do to help people on the ground. Over the weekend we came up with the idea of a speak-to-tweet service—the ability for anyone to tweet using just a voice ... More >>

Google Lifts the Lid on Hangover Cures

Thursday, 23 December 2010, 7:44 pm | Google

23 December 2010 Google Lifts the Lid on Hangover Cures Google search has revealed a silly season favourite with the release of the Top Ten Hang Over Cures, following the festive Christmas season. Taking out the top spot for ‘best hangover cure’ ... More >>

An apology to New Zealanders

Tuesday, 14 December 2010, 12:19 pm | Google

Google began driving its Street View cars in New Zealand in late 2007, traveling public roads to collect images for use in Google Maps. While gathering these images, the Street View cars also collected publicly broadcast WiFi network data, which we ... More >>

Kiwis' Top Google Searches For 2010

Thursday, 9 December 2010, 11:12 am | Google

Google has released the most searched-for terms by New Zealanders during 2010, revealing that controversies ranked high alongside earthquakes and natural disasters. More >>

Kiwi student scores in World Cup Google contest

Wednesday, 9 June 2010, 5:30 pm | Google

Auckland, 9 June 2010 A New Zealand student will this month go up against the world’s best in Google's first-ever global Doodle 4 Google competition. More >>

Announcing Google TV: TV meets web. Web meets TV.

Friday, 21 May 2010, 10:50 am | Google

If there’s one entertainment device that people know and love, it’s the television. In fact, 4 billion people across the world watch TV and the average American spends five hours per day in front of one*. Recently, however, an increasing amount of our ... More >>

Google asks artists, footballers to ‘get doodling’

Tuesday, 13 April 2010, 4:39 pm | Google

Google today announced an exciting international initiative for young people called “Doodle 4 Google - I Love Football”. More >>

New Zealand Doodle 4 Google top 20 announced

Wednesday, 21 October 2009, 3:02 pm | Google

Google has revealed the Kiwi school students whose Google ‘doodles’ have made the top 20 in New Zealand’s first ever Doodle 4 Google competition, proudly supported by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. More >>

Google invites Kiwi kids to doodle vision of NZ

Thursday, 30 July 2009, 4:05 pm | Google

Google today announced the launch of the first ever 'Doodle 4 Google' initiative for New Zealand schools, proudly supported by Te Papa. More >>

Explore the Moon in Google Earth

Tuesday, 21 July 2009, 10:38 am | Google

Forty years ago today, on July 20, 1969, the world watched as the crew of Apollo 11 took the first human steps on the surface of the Moon.  In celebration of this historic occasion, Google is launching Moon in Google Earth, an interactive 3D atlas ... More >>

Google adds real estate search to Google Maps NZ

Tuesday, 7 July 2009, 4:36 pm | Google

Google today announces the addition of a real estate search feature to Google Maps in New Zealand More >>

 

 

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