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Steven Joyce stories

Steven Joyce, a prolific author with deep interests in the intersection of technology, education, and government policy, explores various facets influencing New Zealand's growth and development. His articles often delve into the realms of business growth, technological advancements, and educational reforms, showcasing his keen insights into how New Zealand can navigate its future in an increasingly digital world.

Through his coverage on topics such as the government's Business Growth Agenda, R&D funding for tech companies, and critiques of broadband services, Joyce articulates the complexities and opportunities that lie within New Zealand's tech and business sectors. His focus extends to the educational sphere, where he highlights initiatives aimed at bridging the ICT skills gap and fostering a culture of innovation among the youth, reflecting his belief in the pivotal role of education and technology in driving national progress.

Moreover, Joyce engages with policy discussions and government actions, offering a critical lens on key decisions that impact New Zealand's ICT landscape, start-up ecosystem, and broader economic development. His attention to government investments in digital infrastructure, support for SMBs, and pursuit of global competitiveness underscores his vested interest in policies that nurture growth, innovation, and the well-rounded advancement of New Zealand society.

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The Icehouse Welcomes New Heavy-Hitting Board Members
Thu, 11th May 2023
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New Zealand business growth organization, The Icehouse, welcomes Two new board members, Lindsay Zwart and Steven Joyce.
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Careers with Code launched in New Zealand
Fri, 4th Nov 2016
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NZ launches Careers with Code mag to inspire diverse futures in tech, smashing 'nerdy' clichés, backed by Google.
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TIN report showcases New Zealand's tech prowess to investors
Thu, 20th Oct 2016
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The Technology Investment Network's 201report has revealed the extent of technology's reach in what's now New Zealand's third biggest export secto.
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Three new accelerator programmes launched to help Kiwi tech start ups
Tue, 11th Oct 2016
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Callaghan Innovation launches three new accelerator programmes in bid to develop start-ups in fintech, digital tech and energy sectors.
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Government launches new pathway for 'disengaged' Kiwi students
Wed, 21st Sep 2016
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New DualPathways scheme bolsters career prospects for 'disengaged' Kiwi teens, merging school with tertiary education or training.
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Further $3.6m to help Kiwi business succeed internationally
Tue, 7th Jun 2016
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Government allocates $3.6 million to New Zealand Story initiative, building the country's international profile. #exporters.
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Hutt Valley a step closer to becoming Technology Valley
Mon, 16th May 2016
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Hutt Valley is a step closer to becoming NZ’s Technology Valley following the govt's $15m hi-tech funding boost, says National List MP Chris Bishop.
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Govt hands out further $15m to commercialise Kiwi tech
Mon, 16th May 2016
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The New Zealand Government has allocated an extra $15m to schemes aimed at speeding up the commercialisation of new technologies.
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Wellington's new ICT Graduate School officially 'open for business'
Mon, 9th May 2016
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The top players in New Zealand’s ICT industry gathered together last week to launch the Wellington ICT Graduate School in Wellington.
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More Kiwi tech start ups to receive Govt grants
Thu, 14th Apr 2016
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A further 11 Kiwi tech start ups will receive repayable grants worth $450,000 to help them commercialise their technology.
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Kiwi companies invest in R&D and innovation, new survey finds
Mon, 11th Apr 2016
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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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Govt enters 37.8 million health IT partnership
Thu, 10th Mar 2016
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Government invests $14m in research partnership to promote precision-driven healthcare in New Zealand. #healthcare #research.
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Auckland's ICT grad school opens
Fri, 26th Feb 2016
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Auckland University's new ICT Graduate School opens, promising to equip students with in-demand tech skills and industry connections.
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Joyce hits back at Labour over expenditure criticism
Wed, 24th Feb 2016
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Economic Dev Minister hits back at Labour Party over criticism of $200k app; says it will save printing costs.
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Govt to invest $4.75m in global innovation projects
Mon, 22nd Feb 2016
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New Zealand Gov to invest $4.75m in 18 global strategic partnerships to boost research, including internet capability and marine biosecurity.
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Classic Joyce: Labour scolds Govt's 'culture of extravagance'
Mon, 22nd Feb 2016
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Labour Party criticizes Steven Joyce for spending $200,000 on an app downloaded only 1000 times. Party calls it a waste of taxpayer money.
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New Zealand ICT sector looking rosy
Tue, 9th Feb 2016
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Job prospects in the ICT sector look positive, says a report by New Zealand's Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce.
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More graduates completing STEM-related qualifications
Tue, 26th Jan 2016
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NZ sees surge in STEM grads, boosting vital sectors, with numbers hitting a record high in 2014, reports Tertiary Minister Joyce.
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Applications open for slice of Govt's $2m innovation pie
Mon, 18th Jan 2016
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The Unlocking Curious Minds programme is part of the Government’s plan to encourage all Kiwis to become engaged with science and technology.
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NZ Govt extends support to local SMEs
Tue, 15th Dec 2015
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The New Zealand Government is supporting the growth of small to medium enterprises (SMEs) with an extension on its Regional Business Partner programme.
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NZ Government launches Unlocking Curious Minds fund
Thu, 26th Nov 2015
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Under the Unlocking Curious Minds contestable fund pilot the NZ Government hopes to engage more young Kiwis with science and technology.
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New Zealand tops OECD countries in education investment
Thu, 26th Nov 2015
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New Zealand tops OECD countries in education spending, committing more of its public spending to education than most others.
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NZ Govt initiative encourages tech innovations
Tue, 22nd Sep 2015
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The Technology Innovation National Science Challenge will focus on developing new technologies to create commercially successful breakthrough products.
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Tertiary providers required to publish graduate employment outcomes
Mon, 14th Sep 2015
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All universities, wānanga and polytechnics will be required to publish information about the employment status and earnings of graduates as of 2017.