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How Omicron-proof technology helped businesses traverse the ‘Big Sick’
Mon, 3rd Oct 2022
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contact centre
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martech
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chatbots
When businesses were battling through Covid disruptions, contact centres were utilising innovative technology solutions.
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Massey Uni & Stats NZ launch first research database
Wed, 14th Aug 2019
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big data
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data analytics
Massey Uni partners with Stats NZ to launch NZ's first IDI lab for data-driven insights.
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New Zealand R&D investment driven by SMBs - Callaghan
Wed, 21st Mar 2018
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callaghan innovation
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grants
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NZ firms boost R&D spend by 14%, enhancing innovation and jobs, says Callaghan Innovation.
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Report: Opportunity for partners as more Kiwi businesses spend on expansion
Tue, 20th Mar 2018
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statistics nz
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r&d
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expansion
The Business Operations Survey has revealed that more Kiwi businesses are spending on expansion, showing there is plenty of opportunity for partners.
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Unlocking the benefits of leading a multi-generational workforce
Tue, 13th Feb 2018
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wfh
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dei
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Diversity – and not just gender diversity – brings different ideas, backgrounds, and assumptions to the table.
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Sharing economy transforming Kiwi spending habits
Mon, 15th Jan 2018
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uber
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airbnb
NZ shifts CPI focus: Rideshares and home rentals in, DVDs out.
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NZCTU: New Zealand, we need to talk about wages...
Wed, 1st Nov 2017
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statistics nz
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living wage
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new zealand council of trade unions
NZCTU calls for wage system reform to better serve workers' interests.
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New tech maps NZ's digital & socioeconomic divides
Thu, 17th Aug 2017
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cios
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statistics nz
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digital divide
The Digital Divide map is an interactive tool which shows the different digital divides New Zealanders and their communities are facing.
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Statistics NZ to cover Govt's Open Data programme
Mon, 6th Mar 2017
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government
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statistics nz
Government transfers open data programme to Statistics New Zealand to provide better and more freely available information.
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Statistics NZ undergoes ‘significant’ transformation courtesy of Fujitsu and Citrix
Thu, 12th Jan 2017
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virtualisation
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digital transformation
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daas
Statistics New Zealand has partnered with Fujitsu to deploy Fujitsu's Government DaaS service to kick start a 'significant' digital transformation.
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Statistics NZ resume data releases following delay caused by earthquakes
Wed, 23rd Nov 2016
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cloud services
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dr
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earthquakes
Stats NZ bounces back with resumed data service after quake-induced delays shook operations and displaced Wellington staff.
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New Zealand's fibre connections double, Statistics NZ reports
Fri, 14th Oct 2016
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broadband
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fibre
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statistics nz
Number of fibre-optic broadband connections in New Zealand has more than doubled since June 2015, according to Statistics NZ.
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Kiwis love streaming: Almost half of all broadband connections have unlimited data
Fri, 14th Oct 2016
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video
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broadband
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digital entertainment
Almost half of all broadband connections in New Zealand have unlimited data plans, according to Statistics NZ.
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Statistics NZ & Fronde consolidate data collection
Mon, 1st Aug 2016
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Stats NZ partners with Fronde to streamline data collection, aiming for efficiency and enhanced security through an enterprise-wide system.
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Kiwi companies invest in R&D and innovation, new survey finds
Mon, 11th Apr 2016
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statistics nz
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r&d
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sme
New Zealand businesses have increased their investment in research and development (R&D) by over 15% in one year, according to Statistics New Zealand.
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Treasury looks to improve the lives of NZers with open source data
Fri, 26th Feb 2016
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open source
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government
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catalyst
New Zealand Treasury partners with Catalyst to deliver data to the public through Catalyst's Social Investment Insights platform.
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More women in management, says Statistics NZ
Tue, 27th Oct 2015
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women in technology
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statistics nz
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qualifications
Women are now almost as likely as men to work in managerial roles, according to a new report from Statistics New Zealand.
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1 in 20 NZ broadband connections through fibre
Fri, 16th Oct 2015
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broadband
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fibre
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statistics nz
Kiwis flock to fibre-optic internet, with 1 in 20 connections now lightning-fast, reports Stats NZ.
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Kiwis go nuts over streaming - data usage higher than ever
Wed, 14th Oct 2015
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big data
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video
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bi
The increase in data usage coincides with a large increase in the proportion of broadband connections that have no data cap.
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Tertiary providers required to publish graduate employment outcomes
Mon, 14th Sep 2015
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edutech
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tertiary education
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statistics nz
All universities, wānanga and polytechnics will be required to publish information about the employment status and earnings of graduates as of 2017.
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Retail spending up 5% in June
Mon, 13th Jul 2015
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statistics nz
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retail spending
Retail spending using electronic cards experienced increased in the month of June, according to new data from Statistics New Zealand.
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Xero and Statistics NZ sign data supply agreement
Tue, 2nd Jun 2015
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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xero
Xero partners with Statistics NZ for data supply trial, aiming to improve quality of stats and benefit government and business.
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NZ spending on credit, debit cards slips in April
Mon, 11th May 2015
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westpac
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statistics nz
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nz retail sales
New Zealanders' spending on electronic cards fell in April, ending a streak of nine consecutive monthly gains.
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US burger demand bodes well for NZ beef farmers, economist says
Wed, 15th Apr 2015
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statistics nz
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beef
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retail
A trend towards eating out in the US, which saw sales at restaurants and bars overtake spending at grocery stores for the first time last month, bodes.