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This Saturday marks the opening of Christchurch’s new temporary city mall, a development project called Re:START. Made from modified storage containers the mall will be located on both the north and south sides of Cashel Street in the spaces occupied by now-demolished buildings. As both Cantabrians and iOS addicts, the part that excites us the most is that Apple reseller YooBee will be among the list of tenants.…Read More
We’ve just heard about this (not sure why people don’t think to tell us sooner) but along with our new app, until 5 March, 100% of the proceeds of 21 apps from some of New Zealand’s top software developers will go directly to the New Zealand Red Cross.
Please, please dig deep and either donate via the NZ Red Cross banners around the web, or download an app or two… Visit AppAppeal.co.nz to view all the apps…Read More
Jade Software in Christchurch are organising what could be NZ’s first BarCamp style iOS developer conference. With the rapid growth of the the iPhone and iPad development community in New Zealand now is a great time get on board and a chance for you to share your passion and connect with other like-minded kiwi devs. Keep reading for more info.…Read More
There’s no getting around it: Saturday morning’s earthquake was absolutely terrifying — being violently woken to a deafening rumble, the ground shaking and jolting beneath your feet, cupboards, drawers and their contents flying across the room and the sound of glass and breakables breaking and smashing all around is an experience I hope to never repeat. But in the midst of it all, owning an iPhone and an iPad helped my family reach loved ones and hear about what was going on around us. How? Keep reading for my story.…Read More
Thanks to those who have sent messages through Twitter, email etc — we and our families are safe and sound, we pray that all our readers are also safe and haven’t too much damage or loss. Mother nature eh?! May not be any stories from Steve, Dan or Allan for a while, but sure you all understand! (And yes, our iPhones are safe!).
We’d also like to say thanks to everyone at @TelecomNZ, @Vodafone, More FM, Civil Defence, Orion, TVNZ and everyone else that has been involved with keeping everyone up to date with what’s happening. You all have, and are continuing to do a great job.…Read More