13 August 2020 from FACEBOOK by Towards Predator-Free Taranaki

Transforming Taranaki

Toward Predator-Free Taranaki shared an update shows 2900 traps using Econode technology. These traps connected to the LoRaWAN network that Primo Wireless, in collaboration with IoT Taranaki and Taranaki Regional Council, had built around the mountain. <Read more>

16 July 2020 from LINKEDIN by JP Gardiner

The Connected Environment and the battle for New Zealand's biodiversity

JP shared his experience when working with our SmartTrap nodes and his passion for IoT. JP highlighted the potential for connected devices to play an assistive and complementary role to human activities. <Read more>

03 October 2019 from KAPITIBUSH, a blog by Paul Callister

Our Remote Sensing Trial

Paul Callister from Ngā Uruora - Kāpiti Project, one of our early customers published a thorough report about the remote sensing trials. Knowing what is working and what is not are keys for our SmartTrap. <Read more>

11 December 2018 from NOTED (Republished by Stuff)

The man Scott Sambell (and his dog) making predator-free NZ possible

Sick of walking the line to find and clear predator traps, Scott Sambell added technology – and a rat-detecting dog Milly – to his arsenal. The more strategic approach is raising hopes Predator-Free NZ could be a reality earlier than 2050. <Read more>

09 April 2018 from ComputerWorld NZ 

New Zealand IoT community showcases Agritech solutions

Better use of the Internet of Things by dairy farmers could potentially generate $448 million net economic benefit for New Zealand. That’s according to Lauren Salisbury, from Momenta Partners, a company that is investing in early stage IoT applications globally. Econode is one of Agritech applications in showcases <Read more>

15 November 2017 from ESRI 

New Zealand’s War on Predators

Here we has been at the forefront of this fight with our sensor-equipped traps. Econode makes sensors for each of the proven traps so that this remote sensing solution can be deployed to catch any animal. Check out the story and see the live map on ArcGIS <Read more>

04 September 2017 from PredatorFreeNZ

Traps, technology and lizard tales on the Kapiti Coast

Conservation volunteers, other community members and innovative technology companies from Paekakariki and as far away as Great Barrier Island have all contributed time and expertise. <Read more>

27 August 2017 from PredatorFreeNZ

Robot in garage assembles Econode circuit boards

Have you checked out the video of SmartTrap node is born in the hand of a robot? Here is a story behind it <Read more>


24 June 2017 from PredatorFreeNZ

Windy Hill restoration brings employment for community

Econode New Zealand is proudly to be one of current innovations being trialled on Windy Hill Sanctuary, Great Barrier Island. <Read more>


20 September 2016 from Semtech, California, USA

Semtech LoRa® Technology Selected for New IoT Network in New Zealand

Econode, a New Zealand-based company using IoT technology for conservation efforts, uses the LoRaWAN-based network to notify workers when predators threatening native species are caught in traps, eliminating the labor-intensive routine of manually inspecting these devices. <Read more>