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MBIE stories

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Putting the data horse ahead of the technology cart
Fri, 30th Sep 2022
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Is New Zealand overly focused on technology rather than data? Microsoft's National Technology Officer raises the question.
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Digital humans to provide better healthcare services in NZ
Mon, 22nd Aug 2022
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Soul Machines' AI technology aims to revolutionize healthcare in New Zealand as government invests NZD$5.1 million in three research projects.
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Ministry will no longer accept equipment from Chinese firm Hikvision
Thu, 11th Aug 2022
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The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) says it will no longer accept equipment from a major Chinese surveillance camera maker.
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It's Fraud Awareness Week: How you can steer clear of scams and fraud
Fri, 19th Nov 2021
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Netsafe reports 86% rise in identity fraud and 37% increase in investment fraud in New Zealand, sparking concern over online safety.
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MBIE announces launch of new digital identity numbers for NZ businesses
Mon, 26th Jul 2021
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MBIE says Organisation Parts enable New Zealand organisations to digitise their businesses and compete in the changing digital economy.
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NZ's international tech reputation on the rise
Wed, 17th Jul 2019
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New Zealand's tech sector is attracting international attention, with South Korea's SK Group visiting to explore collaboration opportunities.
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Home-based telcos causing most headaches for Kiwis
Thu, 23rd May 2019
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The New Zealand Consumer Survey reveals home-based telecoms has the highest incidence of problems, says TCF CEO.
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NZ’s early stage tech companies bolstered by rising investments - report
Wed, 30th May 2018
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Technology Investment Network (TIN) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have launched their third annual investor report.
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Govt launches programme to attract innovation to NZ
Thu, 15th Mar 2018
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Zephyr Airworks credited Innovative Partnerships as part of the reason it is testing its revolutionary air taxi technology in New Zealand.
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Maori entrepreneurship thriving in Waikato and Coromandel regions
Thu, 1st Feb 2018
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Waikato region sees growth in Māori business enterprise, says Waikato Innovation Park advisor. Māori businesses seeking support has increased to 16 percent.
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Christchurch entrepreneur accelerates with Kokiri
Mon, 8th Jan 2018
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Logan Williams has been selected to take part in the startup accelerator programme to help turn his ideas into an innovative business.
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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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The tech talent drought: Cloud engineers & agile project managers in demand
Fri, 13th Oct 2017
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IT professionals in high demand as number of applicants for roles declines, according to Hays Quarterly Report. @HaysNews #ITjobs.
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MBIE ditches government contract with Fuji Xerox
Mon, 2nd Oct 2017
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Fuji Xerox New Zealand suspended from one All-of-Government contract and terminated from another by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment.
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Northland Inc’s Orchard innovation hub recognised at MBIE Awards
Mon, 4th Sep 2017
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Northland Inc's Orchard hub earns MBIE accolade for fostering a collaborative environment that is nurturing innovation across Northland.
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NZ SMEs need to keep up in the eCommerce retail race - Spark
Thu, 31st Aug 2017
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61% of New Zealand SMEs are using websites to sell products/services. However, 40% are still not online. Will they be able to compete with Amazon?.
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IT company headquartered in rural Paeroa offers developers a different lifestyle
Fri, 23rd Jun 2017
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Paeroa's Adroit Creations breaks the urban IT mould, offering a rural reboot for software development.
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NZ tech sector seeing strong growth and investments – MBIE report
Thu, 11th May 2017
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NZ’s rank at first in the world for ease of doing business by the World Bank Group is a huge drawcard for investors.
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Govt puts spotlight on tech sector investment
Tue, 13th Sep 2016
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The New Zealand Government has launched an investment guide to attract more investment in the country's technology sector.
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Roboshops: Unlocking curious minds in NZ
Mon, 18th Jul 2016
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university of waikato
Kiwi kids code with robots as Waikato academics boost digital skillsets in schools, courtesy of 'Unlocking Curious Minds' grant.
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NZ Govt websites failing to reach readability goals
Wed, 15th Jun 2016
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cloud services
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websites
NZ government sites miss clarity targets; complex jargon remains a barrier, reveals VisibleThread study.
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Govt announce intellectual property regime
Tue, 26th Apr 2016
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The British government launches study on creative sector's interaction with copyright and designs in a changing technological landscape.
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Spark, Vodafone and 2Degrees announce merger
Fri, 1st Apr 2016
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New Zealand's infrastructure investors to merge into 'Spark2Fon' WHERE id = ending industry disputes, says Telecom Minister. Prices expected to drop. #satire.
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Auckland employers need to get the records in order
Wed, 9th Mar 2016
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MBIE to audit Auckland employers failing to meet staff requirements, with complaints and enquiries given priority.