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Actually, You Don't Have to Peel Kiwis

There are fruits that you must peel before biting into, like pineapples, almost all citrus fruits, and bananas (especially if you have latex allergy). There are fruits that are almost never peeled, like grapes and cherries; and fruits where peeling is a sort of dealer’s choice, like apples, pears, and peaches. Until…Read more...
Tags: Birds, Fruit, Plants, Lifehacks, Peel, Kiwi, Peach, Fruit Trees, New Zealand slang, Flightless Birds, Hospitality Recreation, Ornamental Trees, Unpeeled, Ratites, Peel Kiwis

Highlights from Berkeley SkyDeck’s virtual demo day

With 17 startups participating, Berkeley SkyDeck’s Demo Day isn’t the largest cohort we’ve seen by any stretch. The collection of companies is, however, defined by a wide range of focuses, from pioneering diabetes treatments to retrofitting autonomous trucking, curated by the SkyDeck’s small team and a number of advisors. Founded in 2012, the accelerator is focused on developing early-stage companies tied to the University of California system. Applicants must be affiliated with either one of th...
Tags: Startups, Hardware, Funding, Tech, Automotive, Venture Capital, Biotech, Robotics, Berkeley, University Of California, Los Alamos, Uc-berkeley, Skydeck, Kiwi, Ontario, UCSF

Kiwi entertainer Mika X sentenced to home detention for attempts to derail rich-lister's trial

A New Zealand entertainer who helped a prominent businessman attempt to derail an indecent assault court case has avoided prison.They can also now be named after a suppression order was lifted by Justice Geoffrey Venning today.Mika... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Kiwi, Mika, Geoffrey Venning, Mika X

Prominent businessman's trial: 'He has enough money to buy people to survive'

A young man says he was bribed by a well-known entertainer to withdraw an indecent assault complaint against a wealthy businessman who "has enough money to buy people to survive".The Kiwi businessman, who has name suppression, is... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kiwi

Prominent businessman's trial: Defence lawyers question Crown witnesses credibility

Defence lawyers for a prominent Kiwi businessman, accused of attempting to pay off an indecent assault complainant, and his manager have questioned the credibility of some the Crown's key witnesses.His trial began yesterday in... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kiwi

Super fund invests $100m with Pioneer Capital

Fast-growing Kiwi businesses with plans to expand internationally are set to benefit from another investment allocation from the New Zealand Superannuation Fund.The $53 billion fund, which was set up to help cover the future cost... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Kiwi, Pioneer Capital

Never Enough: New Zealand Set for SECOND Gun Confiscation

New Zealand’s beleaguered gun owners are bracing for a second round of gun confiscations. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -( New Zealand’s beleaguered gun owners are bracing for a second round of gun confiscations following a raft of new gun control measures enacted last summer that are set to take effect on February 1. Kiwi shooters will have until August 1 to turn over their prohibited items or face severe criminal penalties. On March 21, 2019, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern targeted New Zea...
Tags: Guns, Australia, Labour, New Zealand, Kpmg, National party, Kiwi, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, Council of Licensed Firearms Owners, Hon Poto Williams, Simeon Brown

New Zealand school climate strikers call for 'can-do Kiwi attitude' to combat crisis

Crowds outside parliament demand government take the same science-led approach on climate as it did on CovidSchool climate strikes have resumed in New Zealand, with young people calling on the government to turn the “can-do Kiwi attitude” that beat Covid-19 towards tackling the climate emergency.A group of about 200 taking part in the School Strike 4 Climate NZ gathered outside parliament on Tuesday afternoon to present a group of politicians with a list of demands for “transformative action” on...
Tags: Climate Change, Environment, World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Nz, Kiwi, Jacinda Ardern, COVID

Covid 19 coronavirus: Josh Emett's plea to overseas Kiwi chefs - 'Come home, I'll pay some of your airfare'

Celebrity chef Josh Emett is pleading for Kiwi chefs overseas to come home and is offering to pay part of their airfare back to New Zealand.Emett, who runs popular Auckland restaurants The Oyster Inn and Onslow, says many hospitality... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Auckland, Kiwi, Onslow, Josh Emett

Ponsonby restaurant Scandal shuts doors after Covid-19 financial difficulties, says owner

A Ponsonby restuarant has shut its doors as its owner says he is grappling with the financial impacts of Covid-19.Scandal, which is self-described as an Asian-fusion restaurant with a Kiwi twist, was spotted this week with a for... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kiwi, Ponsonby, COVID

Sign of the times: Kiwi returnee takes job search to Gisborne roundabout

It worked in Australia, so Kim Holloway thought he would give it a go back in his hometown of Gisborne.A home-made cardboard sign on the corner of Fitzherbert St and Ormond Rd has weathered thunderstorms and lots of rain, but still... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, Kiwi, Gisborne, Kim Holloway

‘No excuses’ for Gibbes’ leaders La Rochelle at Racing 92

Paris (AFP) – La Rochelle’s Kiwi head coach Jono Gibbes said recent hammerings at Racing 92 will serve as motivation for Saturday’s Top 14 match in Paris. Gibbes’ league leaders head to the French capital... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Paris, Kiwi, Afp, La Rochelle, Jono Gibbes, GIBBES, AFP La Rochelle, Paris Gibbes

Your insurer would not be happy about this..., an Australian money site, has done some research on Kiwi attitudes towards insurance. This was about general insurance, but I did think it amazing: A nationally representative survey of 2,001 New Zealanders aged 18 and above found that 88%...
Tags: Kiwi

Kiwis spend $62m in Boxing Day sales, down on 2019 total

Kiwi bargain-hunters splashed out $62 million on Boxing Day, according to electronic transaction company Paymark. However, retail spending - excluding food, liquor and hospitality - dropped 2.2 per cent compared to last year following... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kiwi, Paymark However

Revealed: The Top 10 Custom Motorcycles of 2020

Let’s face it —it’s been the year from hell for most of us. But builders kept on building, in sheds and workshops and garages, and most of us were still able to get out and ride (a little). Most builders were stymied by a lack of parts availability and prolonged shipping times. Others fired up the lathe, cannibalized spare bikes, or made do with what was lying around on the shelf. The quality and quantity of bikes submitted to us throughout the year did not decline. On a more personal note, ...
Tags: China, Russia, Wes, Motorcycles, Ducati, Shanghai, New South Wales, New Zealand, Holland, Bmw, Kingston, Honda, Twins, Harley Davidson, Matthew, Sean Taylor

Kiwi uni students create a buzz in the market with mead RTDs

A couple of university students are taking the craft RTD industry back to the future with one of the world's oldest beverages.With the market booming throughout New Zealand, many are entering the game with new twists on the classic... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Kiwi

NZME appoints Guy Horrocks to join board next year as an independent director

New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) has today announced that international Kiwi tech entrepreneur Guy Horrocks will join its board as an independent director.NZME chair Barbara Chapman said she was delighted by the appointment.... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kiwi, Barbara Chapman, NZME, Horrocks, New Zealand Media and Entertainment NZME, Guy Horrocks

Perzen Patel: ‘There’s more to Indian food than butter chicken’

Perzen Patel was a finalist in the University of Auckland’s Velocity $100k challenge after cooking up an idea for a tasty business. Perzen Patel: By day she’s communicating the services of the General Library; by night she’s working on her Indian paste business. Perzen Patel is a digital engagement and communications adviser for Te Tumu Herenga, Library and Learning Services at the University of Auckland. But she’s also trying to excite Kiwis’ tastebuds. Recently you were a finalist in the ...
Tags: Facebook, Life, India, New Zealand, Auckland, Kiwi, Kiwis, South Auckland, Mumbai India, Facebook Google, University of Auckland, Satya, Food And Beverage, Hobson Street, Perzen Patel, Perzen

James "Kiwi" Oroc The incident occurred during a very strong thermal gust at high altitude, it was initiated by either an accidental spin or stall, a gust stall, or most likely an asymmetric / frontal collapse. The abrupt change in direction logged by the GPS, along with the evidence found on the main riser lines, strongly suggests that riser twists were involved.After the initial incident the pilot then entered a steep spiral...
Tags: Kiwi, James Kiwi Oroc

Spark launches 5G in Dunedin - where it's live

Spark has launched 5G mobile service in central Dunedin today - see the map below or the telco's online coverage map here . Read More 2degrees' owner reports loss as Kiwi telco performs well but trouble elsewhere Smart benches!... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kiwi, Dunedin

NZ's 27 best new and refurbished buildings: Institute of Architects' awards announced

A Waiheke bach to rival most Kiwi homes, a private cricket pavilion north of Auckland, opera house restoration, school chapel and waterfront offices have been named some of New Zealand's best new buildings.The Institute of Architects'... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Auckland, Nz, Kiwi, Waiheke, Institute of Architects

IndyCar-bound McLaughlin to race '21 Supercars Bathurst 1000

Scott McLaughlin won't be completely absent from Supercars next season, with the IndyCar-bound Kiwi set to join Dick Johnson Racing for the Bathurst 1000
Tags: Sport, Sup, Kiwi, McLaughlin, Dick Johnson, Scott McLaughlin, Autosport

Kiwi-founded firm Laybuy signs on as Manchester United sponsor

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) firm Laybuy has signed on as an official partner of the Manchester United football club.While the logo Kiwi brand will not appear on the iconic shirts of the Red Devils, the five-year partnership will allow... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Manchester United, Red Devils, Kiwi, Laybuy, BNPL

Meridian ad ordered off TV over misleading environmental claims

By RNZ A Meridian Energy TV ad featuring the trials of a Kiwi 'eco-hero' has been ordered off-air after it was found to make misleading environmental claims.Rival power company Electric Kiwi complained to the Advertising Standards... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kiwi, Meridian, RNZ, Meridian Energy TV, Electric Kiwi

Penske yet to make decision on McLaughlin or Supercars future

Roger Penske says his team's Supercars plans and the future of Scott McLaughlin are still undecided, ahead of the Kiwi's entry into IndyCar's season finale in a fourth Penske entry
Tags: Sport, Indycar, Kiwi, Penske, Roger Penske, McLaughlin, Scott McLaughlin, Autosport

Covid-19: NZ company secures $3.3m for homegrown vaccine

A local company has secured $3.3m in private funding to steam ahead with a Covid-19 vaccine made with Kiwi technology.The Covid-19 Vaccine Corporation (CVC), set up in May, has formed collaborations with the University of Auckland,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Nz, Kiwi, University of Auckland, Vaccine Corporation CVC

NZ scientists in $8m bid to make 'green' hydrogen a reality

It's been touted as a climate-friendly future alternative to fossil fuels - and now Kiwi scientists think they have a way to make so-called "green" hydrogen a viable reality.A major new study, backed with an $8.4m grant from the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Nz, Kiwi

Python Developer Builds a Raspberry Pi That Alerts Drone Pilots

"A Raspberry Pi, a USB SDR dongle, an LCD a buzzer and a little bit of coding in Python and C has created a very useful alarm for drone and RC model aircraft operators," explains long-time Slashdot reader NewtonsLaw . The device allows users to set an "alarm" perimeter around their operating area and automatically alert them whenever a manned aircraft with ADSB fitted intrudes into that area. While there are apps like FlightRadar24 that allow you to monitor ADSB-equipped air traffic, this is the...
Tags: Tech, Kiwi, ADSB, Bruce Simpson

Covid 19 coronavirus: Kiwi workplace wellbeing app Chnnl about to go global

A Kiwi startup that promotes wellbeing by monitoring workplace stress and bullying is about to go global.Chnnl App - which channels information from employees to business decision makers - has been adopted by 12 Kiwi companies... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kiwi

Covid-19: Top bookkeeper shares tips for small business success

A top business coach is urging Kiwi business owners to look after their mental health to keep their business on track.Bookkeeper of the Year and founder of business coaching company Accountabill Haylee Wrenn said stressed-out and... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kiwi, Accountabill Haylee Wrenn