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What happens to your data? (Hadyn Green) 08 Feb 2017
I ended 2016 attending a series of conferences and seminars that did their best to make me scared of what 2017 may hold. All of them involved personal data and internet-connected devices, and other people using the latter to get to the former.
What’s on your mind (Sue Chetwin) 01 Feb 2017
What better way of sinking your teeth into an election year than asking consumers what’s on their minds. Our latest consumer survey shows home ownership concerns high on the list, but they were topped by worries over healthcare costs. Just half had confidence in the healthcare system.
Stay vigilant online (Hadyn Green) 10 Jun 2016
Phishing attacks are increasing and New Zealanders are seen as easy targets by scammers. We have lots of advice for keeping safe online, but as users learn what to avoid, the scammers move on to new and slightly more sophisticated schemes.
Don't buy into bottled water myths (George Block) 8 Jun 2016
It’s a marketing triumph worthy of Mad Men’s Don Draper: getting people to pay more for bottled water than they pay for petrol, when there’s perfectly good water available for next-to-nothing from the tap.
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