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PwC report: Nextgens will lead family businesses into the digital age
Mon, 11th Nov 2019
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Nextgens poised to digitalise family businesses, says PwC.
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Congratulations to all Skills Bright Sparks winners
Fri, 8th Nov 2019
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Young Kiwi innovators win Bright Sparks Awards with apps for shower control and aiding the colour blind.
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NZ: A nation of bright sparks and young inventors
Fri, 2nd Nov 2018
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NZ teens Stokes and James scoop top prizes at ASB Bright Sparks, inventing for health and safety.
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GirlBoss Awards calls forth NZ's trailblazing young females
Thu, 26th Jul 2018
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GirlBoss & TradeMe seek NZ's young female changemakers for awards. #GirlBossAwards #Empowerment.
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Thankyou CEO, Canterbury Uni youth counselor announced as speakers at Festival for the Future
Wed, 21st Jun 2017
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Canterbury Uni's youth counselor and Thankyou CEO to inspire at Festival for the Future, tackling crucial youth topics.
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Students to take on the world after taking out Imagine Cup
Fri, 7th Apr 2017
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Microsoft took over Auckland University to showcase the 2017 Imagine Cup New Zealand finals, with GroupCram taking home the top prize.
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Kiwi tertiary education needs a 'wakeup call' for future innovators and entrepreneurs
Wed, 9th Nov 2016
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More than 40% of SMEs in New Zealand don't believe the education system prepares students for working in their businesses, according to MYOB survey.
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Young Māori innovators head to Silicon Valley
Tue, 19th Jul 2016
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The students, along with chaperones, have already left for the land of innovation in California and have a big adventure ahead.