A 2011 earthquake in New Zealand spurred a rebuilding effort in Christchurch that is relying on smart technologies and engaged citizens. Find out why it's another great example of turning lemons into lemonade.
To create some buzz around fast fiber networks, a New Zealand telecomm infrastructure company is hosting a year-long competition. When all is said and done, one town will claim the prize as NZ's fiber showcase. Get details on this time-tested approach.
Does the Smart Cities Council need to become the Smart Suburbs Council instead? Researchers from the UK and New Zealand claim that suburbs have a greater potential to become energy self-sufficient.
Many of the most exciting smart city possibilities relate to predictive analytics -- crunching data to forecast what will happen next. But there's always been a "blind spot" in how to predict and simulate human decisions, especially during unexpected events. Learn how Australian researchers are making progress on that front.