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T4U6XL666ZC4VAQ76BK74WEGPEPrimoWireless provides broadband to Tutaki Youth Inc

"We have always valued the local support we receive and we like to look for ways in which we can support our local communities in return."

Kelly Ellis of PrimoWireless says the team at PrimoWireless are thrilled to be able to support Tutaki Youth Inc by providing them with their broadband connection and service.

Ellen Hall, general manager at Tutaki Youth Inc, says the partnership with PrimoWireless has already made a difference.

"We immediately noticed a difference in work flow and connectivity as they resolved the issues we had with blackspots in the building immediately. Now, wherever in the building someone is working, they have a seamless connection to the internet."

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Source: Stratford Press Business News


Free Wifi at the Hospital! MoreFM talks with Matt Harrison from PrimoWireless

Ken and Anna from MoreFM Taranaki 93.2, interview Owner/Director of PrimoWireless, Matthew Harrison about providing free wifi to the New Plymouth Base Hospital and Hawera Hospital.

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Local entrepreneur donates wifi to hospital - Radio Interview

Taranaki Base Hospital now has free wifi thanks to PrimoWireless founder Matthew Harrison.

He was sick in hospital and found he had chewed through a lot of data and thought about how to help other patients stay connected.

Harrison told Larry Williams a lot of DHBs have got wifi which they pay for themselves.




Patient gifts free wi-fi to hospitals after chewing through $3000 of data while sick

Getting online while in one regional hospital will now be free thanks to the founder of an internet service provider who knows what it's like to be a patient.

PrimoWireless managing director Matthew Harrison has connected Taranaki Base and Hāwera Hospitals to wifi inspired by his own personal experience of chewing through data during recovery from illness.

While he was being diagnosed with a debilitating bowel disease, Harrison spent the majority of his days at Taranaki Base Hospital...

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Wi-finding a way to better internet

Teens in Taranaki have been investigating how a wifi network is created and how to set up one that is as good as – and sometimes better than – those installed by professionals.

Year 12 and 13 students at New Plymouth Girls’ High School and New Plymouth Boys’ High School have been learning the science and technology behind what makes a good wifi network, and how to avoid ‘blind spots’ where signal is poor or non-existent.

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Source: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, NZ. Curious Minds



Penguin Cam live streaming from little blue penguin burrow

A  'Penguin Cam' along the Taranaki coastline is now sharing the hidden life of the world's smallest penguin with the world.

An infrared camera has been set up in a little blue penguin burrow at Ngāmotu Beach in New Plymouth and turned, with the action being live streamed online via the Taranaki Mounga project website.


The wireless internet connection has been provided by Primowireless.

"Penguin Cam is a great way of using technology for environmental education.  A lot of Taranaki locals probably don't even realise we have penguins on our back doorstep and now the public can follow their progress from home or the office," Primowireless' Kelly Ellis said.

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