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Govt commits $5.15m to digital identity research
“With more and more aspects of our lives taking place online it’s critical the government takes a lead to ensure New Zealanders have control of how and who uses their identity information,” says Minister Woods.
05 Dec 18
NZ's growing tech sector creates job boom
"New tech roles are highly paid generating new wealth for regional New Zealand and research has found that for every new tech role created 4.9 other support roles are created in a community."
04 Dec 18
NZTech to launch new digital identity organisation
“We are the country’s newest not-for-profit organisation, bringing together private and government organisations working to make digital identity easier and more secure."
28 Nov 18
NZTech’s Graeme Muller on the R&D tax incentive
NZTech’s chief executive describes why he thinks the government’s research and development will work, and the pitfalls it needs to avoid.
03 Oct 18
NZTech chief: Don't wait for the government, let's find NZ's CTO ourselves
Why do we need a government-appointed chief technology anyway? Those sentiments have been echoing around New Zealand’s tech community after the scandal and failed recruitment of marketing techrepreneur Derek Handley.
17 Sep 18
Silicon Valley connection key to Kiwi growth, says expert
Graeme Muller says that he has returned from the Bay Area with an understanding of just how valuable the Kiwi-Cali connection will be.
04 Sep 18
Agritech NZ signs historic agreement with US agritech firm
Agritech growth in New Zealand is now getting a helping hand thanks to a deal with US-based firm Western Growers.
30 Aug 18
NZTech chief: Agritech could be a lifeline for exporters
We are on the cusp of some massive and exciting tech changes in our lives, says NZTech chief Graeme Muller.
30 Aug 18
Exclusive: The opportunities and challenges for Kiwi tech companies
"Many Kiwi companies start in NZ but innovate for the global market, this comes with a big set of challenges."
30 Jul 18
NZTech adds new members as Kiwi ICT industry booms
The Instillery CEO Mike Jenkins and REANNZ CIOO Angela Nash join the board of the not-for-profit organisation that supports the $16b NZ tech industry.
27 Jul 18
Top tech entrepreneur to be awarded Kea World Class NZ Award
There's often resistance from Asian businesses because they don’t know about New Zealand’s tech ingenuity – something Mitchell Pham finds frustrating.
20 Jun 18
Govt's R&D tax credit scheme won't help small hi-tech firms, says NZTech
Muller says NZTech has ‘critical’ concerns that companies currently receiving the growth grant will get less support in future.
15 Jun 18
Soul Machines and Rocket Lab founders to be recognised at Kea Awards
The Awards are an opportunity to recognise the very best among New Zealand’s community of Kiwi innovators, entrepreneurs and business leaders.
30 May 18
Wellington showing off blockchain and AR innovation for Techweek ’18
“When you see them in action, it’s a lot easier to understand how New Zealand, as a nation, can solve global problems using this technology.”
22 May 18
NZTech programme aims to encourage more young girls into tech
Curran spoke to nearly 200 secondary school girls taking part in ShadowTech 2018.
22 May 18
Kiwi SMB integrates blockchain to verify supply chain
Olivia manufactures milk powder, breakfast cereals, cookies, probiotics and pregnancy powder.
15 May 18
Wellington businesses promote ICT opportunities to the region’s teenage girls
"We are certain that opportunities like this make a difference in addressing the current gender imbalance in ICT."
14 May 18
How technology will impact New Zealand by 2030
“Technology is such an important part of day-to-day life for all Kiwis, meaning that just about everyone has a stake in its success."
15 Feb 18
Tech execs, academics coming together to shape AI in NZ
“This event is about building New Zealand’s AI community and helping kiwi businesses better serve their customers with AI."
05 Feb 18
Jacinda Ardern a great example for tech industry, says Tech Women NZ exec
Mistry previously worked for the Manukau Institute of Technology, Wang and Apple and has her own company CreateOps.
31 Jan 18
NZTech’s top three tech trends impacting the wellbeing of Kiwis
CEO Graeme Muller says these major tech developments will significantly impact lives of New Zealanders for the better.
24 Jan 18
Top Google researcher to speak at Auckland digital summit
Tomas Izo leads a Google team of engineers and scientists researching digital issues which contribute to a wide range of products.
16 Jan 18
New Zealand's tech leaders get behind global blockchain platform
“We are too small to do global things on our own.”
12 Jan 18
NZTech responds to digital divide report: "The government is right to raise this concern"
"Left unaddressed this digital divide will exacerbate the social divide."
06 Dec 17