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Robotic leg to compete with humans in rugby ball kicking at Rugby World Cup

By Damir Beciri
One Comment15 September 2011

massey-university-robotic-leg-1A group of engineers from the Massey University developed a robotic leg on task to out-kick former All Black Andrew Mehrtens as part of an innovation showcase during Rugby World Cup next month. The man-sized, muscular metallic leg might also upstage other players who have had less than consistent results in getting the oval ball… »


Green architecture – 21 Queen Street building, Auckland, New Zealand

By Damir Beciri
One Comment30 May 2011

21-queen-street-building-1For several years Auckland’s leading businesses have been moving towards the regenerated waterfront area, and careful reuse of existing structure enabled the 21 Queen Street building architects to apply the latest energy saving technology and sustainable materials. AMP NZ Office Trust (ANZO) constructed this building to conform the New Zealand Green Building Council’s strict requirements… »