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The New Zealand Tech Alliance is a group of independent technology associations from across New Zealand that work together to ensure a strong voice for technology.

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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

Trade opportunities for NZ and UK

FinTechNZ is a not-for-profit industry body that brings together financial and technology companies, service providers, investors, regulators and other stakeholders in New Zealand, with the purpose of contributing to New Zealand’s prosperity through technology innovation in financial services. The Department for International Trade (DIT) is the United Kingdom’s (UK) international economic department, responsible for promoting … Continue reading "Trade opportunities for NZ and UK"

Submissions

NZTech Hi Tech Award Submission 2021

This NZTech paper shares NZTech’s nomination for consideration in the 2021 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards ‘Best Contribution to the New Zealand Tech Sector’ category. Submission prepared by NZTech.

Digital Nation Series

Enabling a Healthier Aotearoa New Zealand

A new report shows how digital health can improve more equitable access to health and disability services while growing a thriving export industry.  Hauora, Mauri Ora: Enabling a Healthier Aotearoa New Zealand published by New Zealand Health Information Technology (NZHIT), provides an updated analysis of the local digital health landscape.  In managing the risks and impacts … Continue reading "Enabling a Healthier Aotearoa New Zealand"

Other Industry Reports

Tech Alliance Software Tax Survey – March 2021

The Inland Revenue is reviewing the policy settings and practices relating to the taxation of software development in order to determine an appropriate tax accounting treatment for income and expenses within the software development sector. NZTech is supporting the Inland Revenue consultation phase by undertaking a survey across a broad range of member organisations that … Continue reading "Tech Alliance Software Tax Survey – March 2021"

Submissions

NZTech Water Services Bill Submission

Submission to the Health Commitee on the Water Services Bill. NZTech supports the Water Services Bill with amendment on s-map information and real-time water monitoring. Submission prepared by NZTech.

Submissions

Work Development Council Consultation Response

A Response to the Creative, Cultural, Recreation and Technology Workforce Development Council This consultation response is on behalf of New Zealand’s digital technologies industry and profession and follows a number of previous submissions, discussions and meetings with the Tertiary Education Commission highlighting many of the points outlined within. The Digital Technology Industry does not support … Continue reading "Work Development Council Consultation Response"

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Submissions

NZTech Reserve Bank of New Zealand Bill Submission

Submission to Finance and Expenditure Committee on the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Bill. NZTech supports the Bill with an amendment upon Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and a lack of legislative enablement for one. Submission prepared by NZTech.

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Submissions

NZTech Strengthening Languages Submission

Submission to the Education and Workforce Committee on the Education (Strengthening second language learning in primary and intermediate schools) Amendment Bill. NZTech supports the Bill with an amendment of including Coding Language as one of the 10-National Priority Languages. Submission prepared by NZTech.

Digital Nation Series

Digital Skills For Our Digital Future

Explore New Zealand’s digital skills landscape with this updated analysis.  For the first time ever, data from our Digital Skills Survey has been aggregated across the entire digital skills pipeline, from school to tertiary education, from education to employment, from within the market and from immigration.   The research found system wide challenges requiring urgent national attention … Continue reading "Digital Skills For Our Digital Future"