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You're Invited: Westcon Imagine 2020 Virtual comes to you
Mon, 4th May 2020
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westcon-comstor
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it distributors
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mental health
Mark 14 May for Imagine 2020 - keynotes from ex-PM Key & experts!.
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Datacom expert becomes Palo Alto Networks 'Guardian'
Mon, 10th Feb 2020
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Datacom's David Hull named APAC's first CYBERFORCE Guardian, an elite cybersecurity accolade.
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John Key’s next big venture - ANZ gets a new chair & board member
Thu, 19th Oct 2017
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banking industry
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kiwisaver
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anz bank
Former New Zealand Prime Minister, Sir John Key, will become the new Chair of ANZ New Zealand in January 2018.
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John Key's $22m cyber security announcement: Industry insider opinion
Wed, 11th May 2016
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breach prevention
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ai security
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Key recently announced a $22 million fund to go towards setting up a national security agency - here is an industry insider opinion.
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Pacific Islands to access more NZ TV and Sport, for free
Fri, 11th Sep 2015
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digital entertainment
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tv
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tvnz
The Government has launched a new broadcasting initiative that will see several Pacific Islands have access to more NZ TV content and sports coverage.
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Key scotches national water settlement, spruiks irrigation
Tue, 14th Apr 2015
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stakeholders
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economy
Prime Minister John Key has reiterated a National-led government will not negotiate a national Treaty of Waitangi settlement over Maori claims to fres.
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NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline amid stronger greenback, weaker dairy auction
Mon, 13th Apr 2015
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fonterra
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new zealand dollar
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inflation
The New Zealand dollar may fall this week in the face of a resurgent greenback and as dairy futures suggest prices will decline at this week's GlobalD.
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NZ-Korea FTA signed amid spying and lost sovereignty claims
Mon, 23rd Mar 2015
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south korea
A long-awaited free trade agreement between New Zealand and South Korea has been signed in Seoul by Prime Minister John Key and the Korean president.
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NZ, Vietnam aim to double two-way trade to $2.2B by 2020
Thu, 19th Mar 2015
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vietnam
NZ and Vietnam set ambitious $2.2B trade goal by 2020, after vibrant growth fuels leaders' confidence in bilateral ties.
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PM Key says Indian FTA would reduce reliance on China
Fri, 13th Mar 2015
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edutech
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business
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nz
Prime Minister John Key says a free trade agreement with India would help New Zealand reduce its dependence on the Chinese market, which is the countr.
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PM Key sees inflation heading lower, cuts RBNZ slack for now
Mon, 9th Mar 2015
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inflation
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banking
PM Key predicts further inflation dip and suggests prolonged low interest rates, as RBNZ mulls rate cut amid house pricing pressures.
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Green Party calls out prime minister on Pacific Island spying
Mon, 9th Mar 2015
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government
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The Green Party demands an explanation from New Zealand Prime Minister John Key over illegal spying on citizens of Cook Islands and Niue.
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Govt resisting pressure to inject more cash into Solid Energy
Mon, 2nd Mar 2015
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NZ Prime Minister John Key says fresh capital injection into troubled state-owned coal miner, Solid Energy, not preferred option.
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MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; SkyCity gains on Key's hint of convention funding
Wed, 11th Feb 2015
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New Zealand shares rose, paced by Sky City Entertainment Group after Prime Minister John Key said he wouldn't rule out government funding to help i.
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National 'won't walk away' from SkyCity convention centre deal, says Little
Tue, 10th Feb 2015
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auckland council
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The government will do whatever it can to ensure the Auckland convention centre is built under a deal with SkyCity Entertainment Group, said Labour.
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TPP talks could be wrapped up in first-half of 2015, Key says
Wed, 28th Jan 2015
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trans-pacific partnership
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partners
Prime Minister John Key says the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations could be wrapped up in the next six months and put in front of the various.
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NZ PM Key to outline social housing programme in first major speech of 2015
Wed, 28th Jan 2015
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government
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nz
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New Zealand Prime Minister John Key will tomorrow outline his government's plans to overhaul social housing, including the sale of government-owned.
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Doors open for channel as NZTech pushes national tech strategy
Fri, 16th Jan 2015
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government
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nztech
NZTech aims to boost NZ's tech standing with a national strategy, inviting the reseller channel to join the transformative journey.
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Greens call for opposition involvement in hiring of new GCSB director
Tue, 13th Jan 2015
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ai security
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cybersecurity
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green party
Greens demand cross-party say in new GCSB chief's hiring to ensure political neutrality, amid criticisms of the current system.
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Labour calls out John Key over phone and internet price hikes
Fri, 12th Dec 2014
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chorus
Labour ICT spokesperson Clare Curran says John Key can’t duck the blame for internet and phone price increases.
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Ricoh invests in sustainable workplace to drive efficiencies
Mon, 1st Dec 2014
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printing
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sustainable it
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document management
Ricoh opens sustainable Auckland headquarters with 5 Star Green rating, aiming to provide a healthy work environment for staff.
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Spark forges deeper links with Huawei to piggyback on Chinese R&D
Mon, 24th Nov 2014
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mobility
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5g
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wireless networks
Spark New Zealand has got closer to Chinese telecommunications vendor Huawei Technologies in an expanded deal to accelerate the roll-out of mobile.
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Spark and Huawei sign understanding to expand mobile coverage
Fri, 21st Nov 2014
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telecommunications
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4g technology
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huawei
Spark and Huawei reaffirmed their commitment to bring the latest technology to New Zealand consumers by expanding the existing Joint Innovation Programme.
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CodeBlue pilots free data resiliency audit service
Wed, 12th Nov 2014
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vector
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codeblue
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risk management
CodeBlue offers no-cost data resilience audits to assist Auckland companies and organizations affected by recent power outages.