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REPORTS & PUBLICATIONS

We help to advance the foundations for a successful digital nation including education, connectivity, cybersecurity, digital access and trade. Our research explores the opportunities and impact that technology offers New Zealand.

Briefing Papers

Securing New Zealand businesses against the next generation of cyber attack

New Zealand Cyber Security Summit This NZTech briefing paper provides insights from the recent New Zealand Cyber Security Summit in Wellington, including key observations from roundtable discussions involving senior executives and security specialists from a broad cross section of government agencies, largeprivate corporations and the tech sector.

Other Industry Reports

Artificial Intelligence for Agriculture in New Zealand

Ahuwhenua i te Atamai Iahiko This report examines the New Zealand and international AI industry landscapes for agriculture and investigates AI’s potential impacts for New Zealand’s place in the global food value chain. The research shows New Zealand urgently needs to increase its focus on the core foundations needed to operate in an AI enabled … Continue reading "Artificial Intelligence for Agriculture in New Zealand"

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Industry, Government and NGOs working together to shape digital skills priorities and actions.

Digital Skills Hui Update This Digital Skills Forum post-event briefing paper provides insights from the Digital Skills Hui held in Wellington in March 2019. It includes the workshop findings and key observations from a full day of panel discussions, lightning talks, and interactive workshops looking to address digital skills issues. The Digital Skills Forum is … Continue reading "Industry, Government and NGOs working together to shape digital skills priorities and actions."

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Artificial Intelligence for Health in New Zealand

Hauora i te Atamai Iahiko The health sector in New Zealand is facing challenges. These include increasing demand, rising consumer expectations, and the pressures of an ageing population. These factors are straining the health workforce, increasing costs and limiting access to care. The AI Forum’s latest research report describes how AI promises to bring significant … Continue reading "Artificial Intelligence for Health in New Zealand"

Briefing Papers

FinTechNZ Regulatory Roundtable Discussion Paper

This FinTechNZ discussion paper provides insights from the FinTechNZ Regulatory Roundtable session held in Auckland in September 2019. Included are comments from the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs and key observations from group discussions between senior Government, regulatory and corporate representatives. 

Digital Nation Series

TOWARDS OUR INTELLIGENT FUTURE: AN AI ROADMAP FOR NEW ZEALAND

Te Ara mō tātou Atamai o Āpōpō: Te hurahi atamai iahiko ō Aotearoa This report identifies that New Zealand urgently needs to increase its focus on the core foundations needed to operate in an AI enabled future – particularly investment, skills and talent, research, trusted data, ethics and regulation.  The report also shows how AI enabled … Continue reading "TOWARDS OUR INTELLIGENT FUTURE: AN AI ROADMAP FOR NEW ZEALAND"

Submissions

Submission on Research and Development Tax Credit Legislation

Submission to the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee on the Taxation (KiwiSaver, Student Loans, and Remedial Matters) Bill. Although supportive of the research and development (R&D) tax incentive, NZTech’s concerns include the cessation of the current growth scheme and potential compliance burden of the application process on smaller firms.  NZTech also requests further discussion on … Continue reading "Submission on Research and Development Tax Credit Legislation"

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Interactive Aotearoa

An analysis of the impact of interactive media and games on New Zealand’s economy and wellbeing. The Interactive Aotearoa Study drew upon several data sources, research studies and 50 qualitative interviews. It presents a stocktake of interactive media globally and locally, and makes recommendations to grow the social, cultural and economic potential of interactive design … Continue reading "Interactive Aotearoa"