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Kiwis hopeful of economic upswing amidst looming concerns
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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In contrast to the global outlook, New Zealanders are more optimistic about the future economic climate, according to the latest Global Predictions Survey.
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Will businesses be paying more for their IT services in 2023? Yes, here's why
Thu, 2nd Feb 2023
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Inflation, a recession, and a shortage of skilled workers are causing price increases in the IT sector, putting pressure on businesses.
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'Such a mess' - IT teams work overnight to fix immigration glitch
Fri, 3rd Dec 2021
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pos
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commerce systems
Technical difficulties marred the first day of New Zealand's new residence scheme, with serious concerns raised for the roll-out to 95,000 migrants in March.
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Employers need to get over stigma as workforce changes
Tue, 23rd Jul 2019
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onehq
New Zealand businesses are being told to prioritize attitude and personality over technical skills due to a shortage of skilled workers.
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Encryption app to help travellers secure their devices
Thu, 10th Jan 2019
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encryption
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Researchers in the UK are developing an app called 'Shatter Secrets' to help travellers protect their digital information from border control agents.
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Former SpaceX employee accelerating NZ companies solving the world’s problems
Thu, 7th Sep 2017
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edmund hillary fellowship
Scott Nolan looks for founders with a unique view of the world, deep internal motivation, and a level of rigour driven by their own expectations.
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More SMEs back tighter immigration laws despite skill shortages
Wed, 26th Apr 2017
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hyperscale
Striking a balance: NZ SMEs lean toward immigration curbs amid workforce and housing concerns, MYOB survey finds.
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New jobs in tech on the decline, teachers wanted
Mon, 13th Jul 2015
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auckland
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Amidst a tech sector slowdown, NZ's education sector soars with a 31% surge in teacher job ads, SEEK reports.
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NZers see growing benefits from closer economic ties with Asia, wary on investment: survey
Tue, 31st Mar 2015
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colmar brunton
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New Zealanders see positive spin-offs coming from the nation's growing economic ties across Asia, although they have become wary of investment from th.
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Correction: Real Estate Institute O'Sullivan says first-home buyers could give up on home ownership
Fri, 14th Nov 2014
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Departing Real Estate Institute chief executive Helen O'Sullivan said the Reserve Bank's decision to continue the loan-to-value ratio restrictions.
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UPDATE: RBNZ keeps LVR restrictions in place as housing risks remain
Wed, 12th Nov 2014
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The Reserve Bank will retain restrictions on low-equity mortgage lending because governor Graeme Wheeler continues to see risks in the housing mark.