New innovation hub in Auckland hopes to attract Kiwis from all over the country to tech sector

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The race is on to make Auckland a tech power-city and a new innovation precinct was unveiled yesterday in a step towards making that possible.

A new arm of Auckland's innovation precinct opened today in an effort to grow the 47,000 people in the city already working in the tech industry.
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It was a first look at virtual hospital procedures including MRIs and X-rays which are all being trialled in an Auckland Hospital.

They also revealed the latest model of a virtual baby with a theoretical brain and central nervous system.

With already 47,000 people working in Auckland's tech industry, the expansion hopes to make it the technology epicenter of the Asia-pacific.

The new precinct is expected to inject close to 400 million into Auckland's economy by 2024.

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