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Jul

Data drones a sign of the times

  By James Penn A farmer’s dog might not be his or her only companion for long, with drones set to become the “eye in the sky” on New Zealand farms over the coming years. Last year’s KPMG Agribusiness Agenda even hinted at a transformation in how drones are used to something entirely more sci-fi: …

5
Apr

DroneMate documents Puklowski’s southern circumnavigation

DroneMate documents Puklowski’s southern circumnavigation A Nelson man’s motorboat mission to help a mate is underway, propelled by some high-flying help from the community. The purpose of the trip was to raise money for David Puklowski ‘s friend Russell Blowers, who suffers from an inherited genetic condition, Linked Hypophosphatemic Rickets. On May 11, Blowers will undergo the first of three operations to correct nerve damage …