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Posts Tagged ‘ rural ’

Mobile internet on rise, but not ruling web yet

Jun 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

KIWIS are getting more mobile via broadband, but maybe not as fast as we may think, or as fast mobile marketers of broadband services would like.

A third of all households used a mobile phone to access the internet last year, according to a Statistics New Zealand report. YONG CHOO LEE reports.



Rural households need broadband’s speed but costs hinder uptake

Jun 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The cost of setting up and running satellite broadband is putting off some rural internet users.



Pet days a thing of the past

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

Rural pet days might be a thing of the past as schools are struggling to motivate children to embrace the farming communities around them.



Virtual pets replace real pets

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

VIRTUAL PETS are taking over from the real things, as country children become distracted by electronic devices like playstation and computers.



Aboriginal director tells the hard stories about his community

Oct 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Features

Director Warwick Thornton visits Wellington to promote his first feature length film, Samson and Delilah. He speaks to KYLIE KLEIN-NIXON about community and telling the truth.