TechLeaders Manifesto

Ahead of the 2020 General Election, New Zealand’s TechLeaders are urging all political parties to prioritise our digital future.  The TechLeaders Executive have published their manifesto outlining specific areas that we believe the next Government must focus on. Today, we are increasingly reliant on technology to access information, learn, shop, work and connect with family and friends.  … Continue reading "TechLeaders Manifesto"

NZ Tech Alliance COVID-19 Survey

Several of the Tech Alliance associations conducted a member survey April and May 2020 to gather insights into the impact of COVID-19 on the tech ecosystem.  Several hundred members responded and the results found that there was a decline in operations across the board. While some tech firms experienced initial work increases, in general most … Continue reading "NZ Tech Alliance COVID-19 Survey"

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"

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"

From Tech Sector to Digital Nation

With the rapidly changing pace of technology, most people are unaware of the exponential impact many technologies are having throughout society. As the voice of the technology sector, NZTech set about finding out just how important technology is to the New Zealand economy. Report prepared by: NZTech