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Category Archives: Sights & Attractions

We support the Internet Blackout NZ

Today New Zealand businesses and individuals are joining in on a massive protest against the Guilt Upon Accusation law ‘Section 92A’ that calls for internet disconnection based on accusations of copyright infringement without a trial and without any evidence held up to court scrutiny. This is due to come into effect on February 28th unless immediate action is taken by the National Party. A massive “blackout” of websites are occurring today from major online players such as...Read More

And the winners are…

Winners of the petrol vouchers announced We are happy to announce the winners of the “Wanna win free petrol?” -competition in the December issue of Transfercar’s email newsletter. For those of you who missed it, this was the competition: Wanna win free petrol? Well, you can! What do you have to do to win? Nothing much really, just refer as many colleagues, friends and relatives to us as you can. That’s it! We will draw 2 winners of $150 petrol vouchers each. To enter the competition just...Read More

Transfercar joins Made From New Zealand

A great new initiative for New Zealand businesses has begun to emerge; Made From New Zealand has grown out of the people behind [network:Silicon Welly] and [network:StartUp] and it is a web based community/networking/linkbuilding/promotional-tool, and I believe we have only seen the start of it yet. I have already been posting a some articles to the Start-up blog over the past months and so through that I have been in contact with [person:Patrick Macfie] and [person:Tim Norton]. It is very cool to see what...Read More

The eclipse of human behaviour

Slowely but surely ‘it’ is coming- and New Zealand won’t be far off I bet. From fingerprint identification that is. Your thumb -or any finger on your two lovely hands for that matter- will be your most precious asset when renting a car or campervan in the near future. Visit the site of national pardon to get more insight on the process of using fingerprints to trace criminal acrtivities. Yup, it looks like we have finally arrived in the era where your authorising signature -and with that...Read More

Rugby World Cup 2011

I was fortunate to attend Thrive 2008 at Aotea square on Thursday and was quite fascinated with what Martin Snedden (CEO Rugby New Zealand 2011 Ltd.) had to say. With the obvious concerns regarding whether New Zealand had the infrastructure to deal with and event of this scale he seems to have the right attitude – pointing out that this is our chance to show the world what a ‘small country like New Zealand’ can do! The was a very concerned message that the recent media portrayal of the...Read More