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New Zealand's innovation hotspots

We’ve mapped New Zealand’s innovative companies. Find out more about the regional clusters by clicking on companies to see their full Scale-Up NZ profile.

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Air NZ plans to be flying electric aircraft by 2030, chief pilot says
Air NZ plans to be flying electric aircraft by 2030, chief pilot says

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Air NZ plans to be flying electric aircraft by 2030, chief pilot says

Air NZ plans to be flying electric aircraft by 2030, chief pilot says

Stories of Innovation

Air New Zealand is planning to have an electric aircraft in its fleet by 2030, and its turboprop fleets will eventually be replaced with aircraft powered by alternative energy, its chief pilot says. In an interview for Capa – Centre of Aviation, Air New Zealand chief operational integrity and safety officer, David Morgan, said the national carrier, and the aviation industry, had to find solutions to reduce emissions and combat climate change. “We are of the view that we would like to see a zero carbon aircraft in our fleet sooner rather than later.” Morgan said he hoped that would be by 2030.

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Robotic asparagus harvester picking a brighter future for industry
Robotic asparagus harvester picking a brighter future for industry

Industry News

Robotic asparagus harvester picking a brighter future for industry

Robotic asparagus harvester picking a brighter future for industry

Stories of Innovation

A robotic harvester project could be a "game changer" for New Zealand's asparagus industry, growers say. The New Zealand Asparagus Council and Tauranga-based Robotics Plus will work alongside Kiwi growers to develop a world-first, commercial-scale autonomous robotic asparagus harvester. The harvester will help address ongoing labour shortages in the industry and support growers to tap into high-value export markets. The Government's Sustainable Food and Fibre Futures (SFF Futures) fund is contributing $2.6 million to the $5.83 million project.

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Business is Boring: How Ockham is helping change the housing conversation
Business is Boring: How Ockham is helping change the housing conversation

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Business is Boring: How Ockham is helping change the housing conversation

Business is Boring: How Ockham is helping change the housing conversation

Stories of Innovation

This week’s guest on Business is Boring is someone who sees the situation is screwed. He’s also a large scale property developer. And he’s doing something about it. Mark Todd is the co-founder of Ockham Residential – if you live in Auckland, you’ll probably know their apartment developments. Over the years Ockham has helped create a more compact city by doing things like advocating for ditching requirements for carparks, and more importantly maybe, by building the kind of apartments people actually want to live in and have as neighbours.

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