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combo sky and aerials

By natlib.
I have Sky digital with a built in freeview TV so I pick up and sky and Freeview on our main tv. We also have two TVs in other locations through the house which are connected solely to tv aerial. How do I integrate the other TVs into my existing sky satillite dish to pick up Freeview or do I get a seperate freeview box for my other TV system.

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A day in the life of Dan, the Harvester Man

By Dan.
Harvest Time

This is my first blogpost.  Hi, I'm Dan.  I'm a content analyst in the DigitalNZ team, but people around here call me "The Harvester Guy".

Most people (including me before I started here) associate the word "harvester" with those big agricultural combine harvester things. If you do a google image search for "harvester" you get a pretty awesome assortment of these machines, with all sorts of different attachments, shapes and sizes for harvesting a variety of different crops. I...

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These are a few of my favourite (Mix and Mash) things

By fiona.

I’ve recently emerged from 7 months immersed in the second Mix and Mash – the great New Zealand remix and mashup competition.  Mix and Mash challenges people to build something completely new by reusing existing NZ digital content and data. This year over 100 entrants, including an entire primary school class, vied for $50,000 in cash and prizes.  

DigitalNZ runs Mix and Mash because we want to:

  • see more New Zealand content and data used in innovative and surprising...

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Happy 3rd birthday, DigitalNZ!

By Chelsea.

Today is DigitalNZ's 3rd birthday!  The years have flown by, and yet, we find it hard to remember a time when there was no DigitalNZ. On November 11th, 2008, we took our first steps as part of the 90 year commemoration of Armistice day. Anyone remember the Coming Home search service that started it all?

A lot of decisions have been made over the years that have shaped the DigitalNZ you have come to know (and hopefully love). One of the very first decisions we ever made was deciding what...

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