TechDay New Zealand - Aotearoa's technology news network

NZTech stories

Story image
HCLTech graduates first digital apprentices in New Zealand, plans expansion
Sun, 5th Nov 2023
#
edutech
#
bi
#
big data
HCLTech celebrates the graduation of its first group of digital apprentices in New Zealand and plans to expand the program.
Story image
New Zealand digital tech skills survey now underway
Thu, 29th Dec 2022
#
cloud services
#
it training
#
nztech
NZTech is calling on tech firms and businesses to provide valuable insight into skills and training needs for the New Zealand Aotearoa digital tech sector.
Story image
Major media companies sign new online safety framework for Aotearoa
Mon, 25th Jul 2022
#
netsafe
#
online security
#
nztech
A new joint development between Netsafe and some of the world's leading social media companies is set to provide Kiwis with safer online experiences.
Story image
Microsoft backing Māori and Pacific wāhine in tech industry
Mon, 16th May 2022
#
microsoft
#
government
#
nz
New initiative Sisters in Tech, backed by the NZ government, calls on tech companies to support Māori and Pacific women in pursuing tech careers.
Story image
The AI Forum helps NZ pave the way with AI sustainability practices
Thu, 12th May 2022
#
sustainable it
#
ai
#
nztech
Non-profit organisation The AI Forum is helping Kiwis learn about addressing climate change issues through the use of AI technology.
Story image
Specialist border exemptions 'drop in the ocean' for NZ's tech sector
Tue, 28th Dec 2021
#
nztech
#
skills shortage
#
nz government
NZTech has released a statement applauding the Government response to the critical digital skills shortage, but acknowledges that it may not be enough.
Story image
NZTech calls for Govt to fund cybersecurity education as risk ramps up
Thu, 18th Feb 2021
#
edutech
#
compliance
#
cybersecurity
NZTech says it's time for the Government to put funding into educating Kiwis about how to avoid being a victim of cyber crime, just as it does for road safety.
Story image
NZ's tech sector in great need of digital apprenticeships
Tue, 9th Feb 2021
#
nztech
#
internships
#
skills shortage
New Zealand’s technology sector is in great need for more digital apprenticeships and internships, according to a new survey.
Story image
NZ tech sector 'seriously restricted' by skills mismatch
Mon, 1st Feb 2021
#
nztech
#
skills shortage
#
employment
New Zealand’s tech sector is struggling to find skilled staff, hindering the country’s economy, according to a survey by NZTech.
Story image
New Zealand at serious risk of ruining digital future
Thu, 28th Jan 2021
#
edutech
#
nztech
#
skills shortage
New Zealand's digital future is at serious risk due to a skills mismatch, impacting education, businesses, and the economy, warns a new survey.
Story image
Kiwi tech sector grows, boosted by game development and local IT companies
Mon, 4th Jan 2021
#
nztech
#
game developers
#
covid-19
New Zealand's tech sector, including game development and local IT companies, is driving continued growth, according to NZTech.
Story image
'High score' for New Zealand's thriving gaming sector
Fri, 18th Dec 2020
#
gaming
#
technology gifts
#
nztech
New Zealand's game development industry has achieved its highest ever exports, reaching $323.9 million, a 59% increase from 2019.
Story image
Govt must allow border exemptions for tech professionals - NZTech
Tue, 8th Dec 2020
#
nztech
#
employment
#
covid-19
Tech sector calls for border exemptions for skilled professionals to address critical skills shortage amid COVID-19 crisis, says NZTech.
Story image
Kiwis dont care enough about cybersecurity
Thu, 22nd Oct 2020
#
edge security
#
cybersecurity
#
nztech
COVID-19 has increased New Zealand's reliance on digital devices, but Kiwis aren't adapting their cybersecurity habits, says NZTech CEO.
Story image
UPDATED: Election 2020 - Which parties care about tech's role in New Zealand
Tue, 6th Oct 2020
#
technology in schools
#
digital divide
#
nztech
Technology should be flying high when it comes to government investment and commitment from New Zealand's political parties. But is it?.
Story image
NZ tech exports to reach $16 billion before 2030
Wed, 23rd Sep 2020
#
government
#
elections
#
nztech
New Zealand's tech industry could become the country's largest export industry by 2030, says NZTech CEO Graeme Muller.
Story image
NZTech chief hopeful for greater diversity in tech sector
Mon, 14th Sep 2020
#
dei
#
nztech
#
new zealand ict sector
With the most diverse board ever, Muller has released a statement that highlights greater inclusion as the tech sector thrives in a pandemic-hit NZ.
Story image
COVID-19: Is technology New Zealand's silver bullet?
Wed, 9th Sep 2020
#
nztech
#
covid-19
Technology will provide the silver bullet that New Zealand needs to manage COVID-19, according to NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller.
Story image
NZ tech sector helping Govt's COVID-19 response
Tue, 18th Aug 2020
#
government
#
nztech
#
mitchell pham
The tech sector is significantly supporting the government on its journey to embrace an enhanced digital future.
Story image
COVID-19 means New Zealand's tech sector is more important than ever - NZTech
Wed, 5th Aug 2020
#
nztech
#
nz tech alliance
#
covid-19
COVID-19 is driving New Zealand's digital future, says NZTech chair Mitchell Pham, as tech businesses adapt and innovate.
Story image
NZTech: Govt Budget 2020 important for NZ’s tech ecosystem
Tue, 19th May 2020
#
government
#
nztech
#
covid-19
NZTech head praises Govt's enhanced tech grasp amid COVID crisis in Budget 2020 focus.
Story image
An expert’s perspective on COVID-19 and fintech in NZ
Tue, 17th Mar 2020
#
fintech
#
nztech
#
nz tech alliance
FintechNZ general manager James Brown says that the virus could change the fintech landscape across industries.
Story image
Govt's digital trade deal good news for Kiwi business
Wed, 22nd Jan 2020
#
government
#
nztech
#
trade
NZ, Singapore & Chile digital trade deal set to fuel NZ tech sector growth, says NZTech CEO.
Story image
Kiwi ambivalence to fake news leads to millions lost to cyber criminals
Wed, 18th Dec 2019
#
cybersecurity
#
nztech
#
cios
NZTech warns: Kiwis struggle to discern fake news, risking $3.8m to scams.