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Techweek Kicks Off With Something For Everyone

Sunday, 23 May 2021, 3:57 pm | NZTech

It’s one of the most exciting weeks of the year not only for the technology industry, but arguably for all New Zealanders. After all, ‘hands up those who don’t use, depend on, engage with or benefit from digital technology. The week-long festival ... More >>

Taking New Zealand’s ‘frontier Firms’ To The World: Techweek2021

Monday, 17 May 2021, 12:29 pm | NZTech

As a country located somewhere near the very end of the world, New Zealand has had little choice but to cope with ‘the distance’ for all its history. But just as newly introduced refrigeration technology revolutionised our economy in 1882, information ... More >>

NZTech Starts Crucial Digital Skills Survey

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 8:39 am | NZTech

NZTech today began surveying thousands of New Zealanders to produce a nationwide digital skills survey. Chief executive Graeme Muller says before covid around half of all new tech roles were fulfilled via immigration. “With closed borders, it ... More >>

NZ Tech Exports On Track To Reach $16 Billion Before 2030

Tuesday, 22 September 2020, 8:25 am | NZTech

NZTech applauds National’s promise (if elected) to establish a minister for technology, who will be responsible for partnering with the private sector and implementing its 2030 NZ tech plan. NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says they currently advise ... More >>

NZTech’s New Board Reflects New Zealand’s Future

Monday, 14 September 2020, 7:26 am | NZTech

NZTech chair Mitchell Pham, left, and chief executive Graeme Muller. By NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller Thanks to covid we are in the middle of a digital revolution that is changing the way the world does business. Technology is supporting the industries ... More >>

Water, Water Everywhere But Not A Drop To Spare

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 7:42 am | NZTech

Auckland’s water shortage has been exacerbated by a lack of investment in technology, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says Auckland’s drought and subsequent water restrictions is the most severe the country has seen in nearly 30 years. Water sustainability ... More >>

More Important Than Ever: New Zealand’s Tech Sector

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 8:00 am | NZTech

NZTech chair Mitchell Pham, left, and chief executive Graeme Muller. It is difficult for most Kiwis to think about the world before the covid pandemic but the nation's digital future is no longer a conversation about what the future may hold, because ... More >>

NZ tech companies should study the UN sustainable goals

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 6:50 pm | NZTech

Kiwi tech companies should study the United Nations sustainable development goals and position their solutions as ways to achieve them as there are millions of euros being invested in the next few years, leading New Zealand tech expert Graeme Muller ... More >>

New incentive will boost NZ tech growth

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 9:32 am | NZTech

The new research and development tax incentive introduced today by the government will go a long way to helping inject even more growth into the tech sector, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. Given the aim of introducing an R&D tax incentive ... More >>

NZ highly regarded for global tech talent

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 9:53 am | NZTech

Tech is the fastest growing and third biggest industry sector in New Zealand contributing more than $6.3 billion in annual exports and now other countries are chasing the cream of our tech crop. More >>

How can NZ agritech feed the world even more?

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 3:03 pm | NZTech

How New Zealand can meet the challenge of feeding some of the predicted global population of 10 billion by 2050, will be a major focus at a Techweek event in Tauranga in May. World-leading meat, dairy and horticultural industries have established New Zealand’s ... More >>

Future ICT Careers Explored in The Capital

Friday, 23 June 2017, 9:37 am | NZTech

More than 120 secondary school girls have jumped at the opportunity to spend a day shadowing IT experts in Wellington at some of the Capital city’s well-known companies. For one day the girls get to experience all aspects of ICT from programming to design ... More >>

Rugby World Cup will open trade doors with Japan

Friday, 19 May 2017, 3:08 pm | NZTech

Rugby World Cup will open trade doors with Japan May 19, 2017 The build up to the 2019 Rugby World Cup presents a huge opportunity for any New Zealand tech firms considering the Japanese market as the passion for the All Blacks is huge in Japan, NZTech chief ... More >>

IoT changing the face of the nation

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 10:54 am | NZTech

Future tech realities are beginning to change the face of how New Zealanders operate in their daily lives – at home and work, and coming research results will help shape the nation’s future, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. More >>

Research needed to help more women get into tech careers

Monday, 8 May 2017, 12:29 pm | NZTech

New Zealand needs more research on why younger generations of women are not considering a career in Tech and why we see a high dropout of women dropout of the workforce, a NZTech leader says. More >>

Biggest week-long tech event ever held in NZ

Friday, 5 May 2017, 10:20 am | NZTech

New Zealand Techweek, which is the biggest festival of tech events ever held in New Zealand, begins all over the country tomorrow. More >>

Immigration not the silver bullet for tech skills growth

Friday, 7 April 2017, 11:11 am | NZTech

Immigration not the silver bullet for tech skills growth April 7, 2017 While the Wellington campaign LookSee has garnered over 48,000 applications it doesn’t mean that tech skills shortage is solved, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. New ... More >>

AI set to massively impact NZ

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 10:25 am | NZTech

New Zealand needs to seriously and swiftly embrace artificial intelligence (AI) as an extraordinary opportunity and challenge for the country’s future, a new body, the AI Forum says. More >>

IBM’s MD steps down from NZTech board

Monday, 28 November 2016, 10:34 am | NZTech

Rob Lee, managing director of IBM New Zealand, has stepped down from the NZTech board after six years’ service. More >>

Initiative to ignite female students into tech careers

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 9:32 am | NZTech

Young New Zealand female students have the opportunity to be mentored by high profile technology companies at Shadow Tech Day in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland over the next three months. More than 230 students will take part – an increase ... More >>