It's high time the New Zealand supermarkets joined the mobile phone service bandwagon like their equivalents overseas.
Darren Greenwood keeps his feet on New Zealand's shaky ground and his head up in the long white cloud.
Darren Greenwood has been in journalism, not all of it IT, since the days of typewriters and long before the web spun its way around the world. Coming from Yorkshire, he can be blunt, and though having resided in New Zealand, as well as Australia, for quite some time, he insists he is not one of the 'sheeple!'
When governments look to change tax rates, or introduce new taxes, cloud seems to come into its own.
The latest annual surveys of the call centre industry from Callcentres.net are out and make interesting reading.
Vodafone New Zealand is halving its global roaming charges for data. Though welcome, the move hasn't been rapturously received.
A few weeks from now, Auckland will roll its many city councils into one consolidated entity, and technology is set to benefit under the new super-city.
Watch for the flying Kiwi as New Zealand starts to catch up with the world's 4G technologies.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and city mayor Bob Parker have both branded it a "miracle" that no-one died in last weekend's Christchurch earthquake.
While a gaggle of Australian MPs hold the country to ransom, in New Zealand our politicians are being far more constructive.
Just what did Microsoft think it was playing at when it apologised for the Meter Maids at Tech.Ed last week?
When travelling around Australia and New Zealand, I have been a great fan of buying accommodation online.