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Lumia 530: NZ’s new benchmark in affordable smartphones

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 12:06 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Lumia 530: New Zealand’s new benchmark in affordable smartphones A powerful entry to Windows Phone 8.1 takes the affordable segment to a new level offering an uncompromised smartphone experience with leading Microsoft and Lumia innovations More >>

$1M grant for High Tech Youth Network

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 12:32 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Microsoft announces $1M grant for High Tech Youth Network as Prime Minister joins One Tree Hill College students to break ground for new IT training Academy More >>

Kiwi students win first place at Worldwide Imagine Cup Final

Monday, 4 August 2014, 4:47 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

A University of Auckland student team has won first place and a $50,000 prize in the ‘Innovation’ category at the Microsoft Imagine Cup World Finals in Seattle this week for their social interaction app, called ‘Estimeet’. More >>

The perfect blend of Microsoft and Lumia

Friday, 1 August 2014, 1:13 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Today, Microsoft Devices announced its new flagship device, the highly anticipated Lumia 930 will arrive in New Zealand this month, available exclusively through Vodafone New Zealand. More >>

Microsoft provides path to ‘mobile first, cloud first’ world

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 9:51 am | Microsoft New Zealand

Microsoft provides clear path to ‘mobile first, cloud first’ world as one-year countdown to Windows Server 2003 end-of-support begins Migration to cloud platform will enable next generation datacenter for organisations to enable mobility, productivity ... More >>

Small Northland school wins big tech prize from Microsoft

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 10:04 am | Microsoft New Zealand

A small primary school in Northland has won a big prize of new technology from Microsoft to support their students’ education. More >>

Microsoft Acquisition of Kiwi Start-Up GreenButton

Friday, 2 May 2014, 10:14 am | Microsoft New Zealand

Microsoft Azure Strengthens ‘Big Compute’ Muscle with Acquisition of Kiwi Start-Up GreenButton Microsoft Corporation today announced that it has acquired GreenButton, a successful New Zealand software start-up that specialises in high performance cloud ... More >>

Microsoft officially welcomes the Nokia business

Saturday, 26 April 2014, 1:10 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Microsoft and the Nokia Devices and Services business are coming together as one to deliver a family of devices and services that will delight consumers and empower businesses. Auckland, New Zealand — April 25, 2014 — Microsoft Corp. announced ... More >>

Innovation inspires at the 2014 Microsoft Imagine Cup

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 10:54 am | Microsoft New Zealand

Microsoft has announced the New Zealand winners of the 2014 Microsoft Imagine Cup competition. After delivering presentations on their proposals to judging panels of their respective categories, the top 14 competing finalists gathered at the University ... More >>

Cloud solutions dominate 2013 Microsoft NZ Partner Awards

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 12:24 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Cloud solutions dominated at this year’s Microsoft New Zealand Partner awards event, held in Auckland last night, reflecting the growing strength of cloud solutions in the New Zealand IT landscape over the past year. More >>

Windows XP no longer supported - 260,000 NZers vulnerable

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 12:30 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Today, Microsoft stops its support of the Windows XP operating system worldwide. Windows XP still runs on approximately a quarter of a million PCs in New Zealand and Microsoft is urging the remaining New Zealand consumers still running the 12-year ... More >>

Microsoft announces Expert Educators and Mentor Schools

Monday, 11 November 2013, 10:37 am | Microsoft New Zealand

Microsoft New Zealand is proud to announce that Theresa Bosch from Baradene College and Steve Martin from Howick College have been selected to take part in its Expert Educator program. More >>

377,000 PCs in New Zealand Could be Vulnerable to Attack

Wednesday, 6 November 2013, 4:11 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand businesses and consumers with PCs still running old Windows XP software have less than six months to upgrade their operating system, before the likelihood of their PC getting a virus or some other outside attack significantly increases. More >>

NZ online auction trader caught selling pirated software

Wednesday, 6 November 2013, 10:14 am | Microsoft New Zealand

Auckland-based online auction trader OnlineSale Computers Limited pays $15,000 damages for selling pirated Microsoft software on personal computers More >>

Learning Set to Accelerate in Two Auckland Schools

Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 9:24 am | Microsoft New Zealand

Two of New Zealand’s most tech-savvy schools, both in Auckland, have been awarded classroom sets of Microsoft Surface RTs in recognition of their leadership in digital learning. More >>

Microsoft Provides Extra Access to Technology for Students

Wednesday, 16 October 2013, 1:51 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Today Microsoft announces their Student Advantage programme, which will help ensure all students at New Zealand schools and academic institutions have access to the productivity tools used in most New Zealand workplaces, before they enter the workforce. More >>

Plaudits for ICT Innovation in Tertiary Education Sector

Tuesday, 8 October 2013, 11:35 am | Microsoft New Zealand

Waikato Institute of Technology wins Overall Innovation Award at the 2013 Microsoft Tertiary ICT Innovation Awards More >>

Worldwide Office 365 Donation Programme for Nonprofits

Wednesday, 11 September 2013, 3:49 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Cloud-based productivity and collaboration tools enable nonprofits to streamline IT and focus on social impact More >>

Nearly 760,000 Students Learning Anywhere, Anytime

Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 2:51 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Teachers and students across the country have greater access to modern e-learning tools through the renewed Microsoft Schools Agreement and the know-how to use these tools, thanks to Microsoft’s significant commitment to the education sector. More >>

Response to Government Demands for Customer Data

Friday, 12 July 2013, 11:27 am | Microsoft New Zealand

In response to an article in the Guardian on July 11, Microsoft issued the following statement: “We have clear principles which guide the response across our entire company to government demands for customer information for both law enforcement and ... More >>



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