News and Events

This is where we keep you updated on TorqueIP’s latest news and views, topical articles, industry news, plus events and other occurrences that are important to you and to us.

 
Jun 14 2015

New Course location - ICT Standards Course

Register now for the new Dunedin course | Read more

 
Jun 02 2015

ICT Standards Training Courses

Register now for upcoming courses | Read more

 
Apr 23 2015

Standards Training Courses 2015

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Feb 16 2015

Standards Training 2015

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Nov 06 2014

Power companies discourage solar panels

Contact and Meridian Energy have cut the rates they will offer new customers for their excess electricity. | Read more

 
Oct 23 2014

Ministry of Education Standards Training Courses

The Ministry of Education requires installers working in schools to have a lead installer who has attended and passed the Standards Training Course. | Read more

 
Sep 25 2014

Nanotechnology improving LED's

Improving economy and clarity in LED smartphone and electronic screens. | Read more

 
Sep 14 2014

Record Carbon Levels

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2013 as increasing levels of man-made pollution transform the planet, the UN weather agency said. | Read more

 
Sep 07 2014

Vote will decide who controls price you pay for electricity

The two sides of politics are divided on how best to rein in rising power bills -- regulation or competition | Read more

 
Aug 31 2014

Transparent Solar Panels

See-through solar panels provide power and a killer view | Read more

 
Aug 17 2014

Sustainable Energy

New Zealand plans to harness Geothermal Energy | Read more

 
 
 
Jun 02 2014

Revised Cabling Standards Released

The Ministry of Education has released the revised ICT Cabling Infrastructure Policy and Standards for schools | Read more

 
Jun 02 2014

Ministry Approved ICT Service and Cabling Providers

Schools must use the approved ICT Contractors to acquire ICT services and cabling Products | Read more

 
May 26 2013

Switching Guidelines to become standard

The Ministry of Education are currently reviewing the Information Technology Infrastructure – Switching Policy and Guidelines For Schools v0.4. | Read more

 
May 18 2013

Tech-savvy teachers join Google academy

Nine primary and secondary teachers, from Wellington, Auckland and Nelson, were part of a group of 51 from 14 countries selected for the two-day Google Teacher Academy in Sydney last week. | Read more

 
 
 
Apr 23 2013

RGHS - Energy Reduction with the assistance of EECA.

At the end of 2012, Rotorua Girls’ High School determined it was an opportune time to enter into a energy management programme for 2013 with the goal of reducing their energy consumption by at least 10%. | Read more

 
Apr 03 2013

MiiPC - New Android based PC designed to build trust between parents and children

MiiPC is a compact personal computing device that runs on the Android operating system. Connect MiiPC to a computer monitor or TV and instantly turn it into a learning, media and entertainment station. It is designed for large screen connectivity and optimized to provide a true keyboard and mouse experience. | Read more

 
Mar 24 2013

Bruce McLaren Intermediate into the NZ Nationals

Bruce McLaren Intermediate Soapbox Derby qualified for the NZ National Final. Success in that event would see us travelling to Ohio (USA) for the World Championship. | Read more

 
Feb 24 2013

Power bills 'gouging' as prices fall

Consumers will have to wait for at least a year before power prices drop, despite wholesale prices falling to the lowest level in years, a practice one energy analyst called price gouging. | Read more

 
 
Dec 17 2012

Torque IP hours of operation over Christmas/New Years 2012/2013

The Torque IP office will be closed from Monday 24th December to Monday 7th January (inclusive). If you urgently need to contact the Project Manager responsible for your school they are contactable on the following numbers: | Read more

 
Nov 12 2012

Tokelau islands become the first to completely rely on solar power

Alternative energy solutions are a topic of intense interest worldwide. Research and development into new methods to generate and harness power continues although some tend to forget that there are already some pretty viable solutions readily available. | Read more

 
Nov 12 2012

Ethiopian kids hack android in 5 months with no instruction

1000 kids in Ethiopia have been given tablets in a project run by OLPC and within 5 months have managed to hack into the OS and customized the settings. | Read more

 
 

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Events

Apr 06 2017

Standards Training Course Dates April 2017

Upcoming Standards Training Course Dates | Read more

Where: Auckland and Wellington

Nov 01 2016

Standards Training Course Dates Late 2016

Upcoming Standards Training Course Dates | Read more

Where: Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch

Jan 21 2016

Standards Training Course Dates 2016

Upcoming Standards Training Course Dates | Read more

Where: Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch

Jul 09 2014

Torque IP have moved

Torque IP have officially moved to the new premises | Read more

Where: