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Sustainability
The AI Forum helps NZ pave the way with AI sustainability practices
Non-profit organisation The AI Forum is helping Kiwis learn about addressing climate change issues through the use of AI technology.
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Techweek
Submissions open for Techweek Aotearoa 2022
Those wanting to connect and collaborate in the tech innovation space now have the opportunity to submit proposals for live and hybrid events taking place across NZ in May.
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Xero
Innovation, business expansion, tech talent - Reflections from Techweek’18
Techweek’18 not only celebrated innovation, it also offered networking opportunities and practical advice for New Zealand tech businesses.
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Internet of Things
IoT use cases dominate Techweek’18 Waikato
“We wanted to showcase the advantages of working in ICT in the Waikato region, and the depth of tech talent here.”
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Digital Transformation
Taupō talks tech: The local Kiwi firms transforming business from the ground up
From New Zealand's farming heartland to the mountains and to the cloud, Taupō's regional businesses are embracing technology from the ground up.
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Artificial Intelligence
Investor says agritech is a cash cow that ‘NZ can do better’
Agriculture as the very bones of NZ has seen an uprising in the number of startups in the agritech space - but this expert says we can do better.
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Blockchain
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.”
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NZTech
NZTech programme aims to encourage more young girls into tech
Curran spoke to nearly 200 secondary school girls taking part in ShadowTech 2018.
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Innovation
Tauranga’s innovation on display at Techweek ’18
Over 30 leaders from technology, scientific, agritech and social enterprise sectors will be speaking in a curated programme of 15 events.
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Blockchain
Ideation Weekend inspires rangatahi and wahine Maori
The DIGMYIDEA Ideation Weekend was a two-and-a-half-day event designed to bring both aspiring Māori digital entrepreneurs and mentors together.
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Education
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."
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Co-working
Open days held to introduce coworking to the curious
31 coworking spaces across New Zealand will open their doors for those keen to find out about coworking, and even experience coworking firsthand.
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NZTech
Techweek '17 shared tech world with Kiwis, 2018 is next
Techweek '17 is over but not forgotten, hopefully educators were able to take a piece of tech knowledge home from 'class' this year.
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Startup
Tech to help dyslexic students wins teen startup sprint
Teen start up weekend Mashup happened last weekend. This year's winners came up with an exciting, tech-based product to help dyslexic students.
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EdTech
How to make to most of Techweek 17: Part Two
A quick-start guide to planning your Techweek 17 adventures. Take a look at what Educators recommends to head along to in the last 4 days of events.
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Innovation
Teckweek’17 kicks off to to encourage global thinking and inspire youth
​Techweek’17, a nationwide event showcasing New Zealand-grown technology and innovation to the world, kicked off today amidst much fanfare.
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Disruption
Techweek 17 takes over New Zealand starting tomorrow
"Techweek is also about getting the kids of New Zealand involved. I am really looking forward to watching the kids run a Code Club at the Beehive."
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OMGTech
You're Invited: OMG free digital confidence workshops
"Teachers are the key to ensuring all children learn digital technology basics and our free workshops aim to support them."
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Media Design School
You're Invited: Emerging tech and indigenous art and design
“The workshops will explore how we can decolonise the future of design, as well as its past.”
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Blockchain
How to make to most of Techweek 17: Part One
A quick-start guide to planning your Techweek 17 adventures. Take a look at what Educators recommends to head along to in the first 5 days of events.
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Women in Technology
Hutt Valley celebrates women in tech
"I’m also happy to see a focus on the essential part women are playing in these growing industries."
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Innovation
New Zealand's Techweek kicks off in Auckland
“Auckland is home to people with world-class ideas, and Techweek AKL 2016 has been curated to mirror their spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship."
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NZTech
Techweek AKL 2016 to showcase Auckland as innovation hub
Virtual and augmented reality, start-up competitions, youth events and a showcase of Kiwi innovation heroes will feature in the inaugural Techweek AKL