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Trade trip to Japan great for NZ tech exporters

Jackie Clark
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Industry News, Working with Government

New Zealand tech exporters are likely to benefit from an accelerating market in Japan following this coming week’s economic and trade trip lead by Prime Minister Bill English, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.

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2017 Work Programme

Jackie Clark
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NZTech News, NZTech Newsletter, ShadowTech, Working with Government

NZTech’s vision is a prosperous New Zealand, underpinned by technology.  The NZTech team is running a number of initiatives in 2017 to help achieve this.

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Tech Sector and GCIO Team commit to work together for a better NZ

Jackie Clark
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Industry News, Working with Government

At the December 2016 meeting between the leading tech sector representative groups; NZTech, NZRise, ITP and the team from the Department of Internal Affairs GCIO office, the focus was on how to make 2017 a year with a more purposeful interaction.

The tech bodies have been meeting with GCIO regularly for the last two years, taking the concerns of the industry direct to Government.  This also includes regular meetings with Minister of Internal Affairs, Peter Dunne.

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NZTech joins global industry to advance a digital trade agenda

Jackie Clark
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NZTech has joined industry associations from around the world to urge Trade Ministers gathering in France for the next Trade in Services (TiSA) Ministerial, to advance a digital trade agenda.

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Technology needed to help improve NZ’s low productivity

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Industry News, Media Release, NZTech News, Working with Government

New Zealand’s productivity is low and not improving compared with its international partners but new technology can help transform services and lift productivity, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.

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NZTech Developing a National Technology Strategy – Briefing Paper

Jackie Clark
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Industry News, NZTech News, Working with Government

This NZTech briefing paper provides insights from the recent NZTech Advance Government Technology Summit in Wellington, including key observations from the Leaders Forum discussions involving senior executives and chief information officers from a broad cross section of government agencies and the tech sector.

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Key tech summit tomorrow for New Zealand’s fastest growing industry

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Events, NZTech News, Working with Government

A major government and tech industry summit to be held at Te Papa in Wellington tomorrow will look at how government and the tech sector can work together to deliver better outcomes.

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Government and tech industry summit to look at key issues

Jackie Clark
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Industry News, NZTech News, Working with Government

A major tech industry and government summit in Wellington on February 23 will look at key issues to improve service and delivery to consumers.

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Offshore sellers will need to return GST on sale of digital products and services

Jackie Clark
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Industry News, Working with Government

As expected, the New Zealand Government recently introduced draft legislation that will require offshore sellers to return GST at 15% on sales of digital products and services sold to New Zealand private consumers (ie. B2C supplies). Thanks to the support of NZTech member PWC, NZTech’s submission contributed to the discussion and the Government has decided to not apply the rules to B2B transactions.

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Building strong tech relations with India

Jackie Clark
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Industry News, Working with Government

The Hon Amy Adams, Minister of Communications, was in Bengaluru this Monday, 21st September, meeting with the GTech, the industry body that represents tech companies in the Indian state of Kerala.  She was accompanied by Grahame Morton, High Commissioner of New Zealand in India, Clayton Kimpton, Regional Director, NZTE – IMEA, and Kevin McKenna, Consul General & Trade Commissioner.

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