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HCLTech graduates first digital apprentices in New Zealand, plans expansion
Sun, 5th Nov 2023
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HCLTech celebrates the graduation of its first group of digital apprentices in New Zealand and plans to expand the program.
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New Zealand digital tech skills survey now underway
Thu, 29th Dec 2022
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NZTech is calling on tech firms and businesses to provide valuable insight into skills and training needs for the New Zealand Aotearoa digital tech sector.
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Major media companies sign new online safety framework for Aotearoa
Mon, 25th Jul 2022
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A new joint development between Netsafe and some of the world's leading social media companies is set to provide Kiwis with safer online experiences.
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NZ tech sector has what it takes to attract international investment - industry boss
Thu, 27th Jan 2022
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Tech sector aims to attract international investors as large tech sector investors explore opportunities in New Zealand.
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Specialist border exemptions 'drop in the ocean' for NZ's tech sector
Tue, 28th Dec 2021
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NZTech has released a statement applauding the Government response to the critical digital skills shortage, but acknowledges that it may not be enough.
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NZTech calls for Govt to fund cybersecurity education as risk ramps up
Thu, 18th Feb 2021
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NZTech says it's time for the Government to put funding into educating Kiwis about how to avoid being a victim of cyber crime, just as it does for road safety.
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NZ's tech sector in great need of digital apprenticeships
Tue, 9th Feb 2021
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New Zealand’s technology sector is in great need for more digital apprenticeships and internships, according to a new survey.
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NZ tech sector 'seriously restricted' by skills mismatch
Mon, 1st Feb 2021
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New Zealand’s tech sector is struggling to find skilled staff, hindering the country’s economy, according to a survey by NZTech.
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New Zealand at serious risk of ruining digital future
Thu, 28th Jan 2021
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New Zealand's digital future is at serious risk due to a skills mismatch, impacting education, businesses, and the economy, warns a new survey.
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Kiwi tech sector grows, boosted by game development and local IT companies
Mon, 4th Jan 2021
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New Zealand's tech sector, including game development and local IT companies, is driving continued growth, according to NZTech.
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'High score' for New Zealand's thriving gaming sector
Fri, 18th Dec 2020
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New Zealand's game development industry has achieved its highest ever exports, reaching $323.9 million, a 59% increase from 2019.
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Govt must allow border exemptions for tech professionals - NZTech
Tue, 8th Dec 2020
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Tech sector calls for border exemptions for skilled professionals to address critical skills shortage amid COVID-19 crisis, says NZTech.
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COVID-19: Is technology New Zealand's silver bullet?
Wed, 9th Sep 2020
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Technology will provide the silver bullet that New Zealand needs to manage COVID-19, according to NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller.
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NZ tech sector helping Govt's COVID-19 response
Tue, 18th Aug 2020
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The tech sector is significantly supporting the government on its journey to embrace an enhanced digital future.
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COVID-19 means New Zealand's tech sector is more important than ever - NZTech
Wed, 5th Aug 2020
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COVID-19 is driving New Zealand's digital future, says NZTech chair Mitchell Pham, as tech businesses adapt and innovate.
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NZTech: Govt Budget 2020 important for NZ’s tech ecosystem
Tue, 19th May 2020
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NZTech head praises Govt's enhanced tech grasp amid COVID crisis in Budget 2020 focus.
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Govt's digital trade deal good news for Kiwi business
Wed, 22nd Jan 2020
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NZ, Singapore & Chile digital trade deal set to fuel NZ tech sector growth, says NZTech CEO.
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NZTech: More emphasis on digital skills needed in NZ schools
Mon, 9th Dec 2019
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NZTech CEO urges NZ govt for greater focus on digital tech education as schools lag in readiness.
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Artificial intelligence to play crucial role in NZ way of life
Tue, 17th Sep 2019
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Artificial intelligence will have a significant impact on New Zealand's economy and society, says industry expert.
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Tech not a threat: NZ must embrace change
Fri, 13th Sep 2019
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New Zealand must embrace technology as an opportunity rather than a threat, according to NZTech CEO Graeme Muller.
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NZTech responds to digital divide report: 'The government is right to raise this concern'
Wed, 6th Dec 2017
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The digital divide in New Zealand is growing, leaving many disenfranchised, says a report released by the Communications Minister.
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Forget rugby & tourism...NZTech's CEO on what Apple's latest acquisition means for us
Mon, 30th Oct 2017
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Apple's acquisition of Auckland start-up PowerbyProxi is a sign of New Zealand's growing status in the global tech industry.
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Kiwi VR market set to be worth $320m, employment to double
Fri, 20th Oct 2017
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Globally, AR is predicted to be the fastest growth segment in the world with forecast global revenues of US$83 billion.
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NZ to stage international tech conference before D5 summit
Mon, 31st Jul 2017
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The D5 provides a focused forum to collaborate on common projects and to support and champion our growing digital economies.