21 September 2023
NZTech believes there are specific areas the Government should focus on to enable and grow Aotearoa as a Digital Nation. While not an exclusive list, these actions are aligned with the Digital Tech ITP and should be considered by any incoming Government. The manifesto outlines six key areas: • Education • Digital Inclusion • Sustainability … Continue reading "NZTech Manifesto 2023"
14 August 2023
The latest edition of Digital Skills Aotearoa explores our digital skills landscape, examining challenges and supply opportunities. It issues an urgent call to equip Aotearoa New Zealand’s workforce with skills for the digital age. Report Toolkit Short form copy: The latest edition of Digital Skills Aotearoa explores our digital skills landscape, examining challenges and supply … Continue reading "Digital Skills for Tomorrow, Today"
07 August 2023
NZTech is a not-for-profit collective impact association with a mission to support a values-led, nationally and internationally connected tech community that is collectively lifting equity, sustainability and prosperity for all in Aotearoa, by creating jobs, export growth and impact through tech for good. We support fact based decision making and every year we aggregate data … Continue reading "The New Zealand Tech Sector Key Metrics – 2022"
NZTech welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Customer and Product Data Bill Exposure Draft. Our submission focuses on certain key aspects of the proposed legislation including consent settings, ethical use of data and accreditation.
25 July 2023
01 June 2023
As the voice of the technology ecosystem, NZTech works to identify how important technology is for New Zealand. Without an answer there is serious risk that as a country we will miss opportunities for both economic growth and social improvement. While growth in tech exports will continue to be significant for New Zealand’s economy, the … Continue reading "The New Zealand Tech Sector Key Metrics – 2021"
NZTech thanks the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) for the opportunity to make a submission on the Advanced Manufacturing Draft Industry Transformation Plan (ITP) and provide feedback on the proposed industry development initiatives.
12 July 2022
08 June 2022
NZTech wishes to thank the Ministry for the opportunity to submit our views on its discussion document. We support the Government’s efforts to minimise slavery in supply chains and its acknowledgement of the role private sector companies play in this. We agree that a robust legislative framework will be a vital component of the Government’s … Continue reading "Consultation on Modern Slavery and Worker Exploitation"
12 January 2022
NZTech wishes to thank the New Zealand Productivity Commission for the opportunity to submit on the Immigration – Fit for the Future (Preliminary findings and recommendations). NZTech is pleased that the Productivity Commission has recognised the significant economic and social contributions hat immigration has made to New Zealand, and the opportunity for it to make … Continue reading "Immigration – Fit for the Future"
16 November 2021
As the voice of the technology ecosystem, in 2016 NZTech set about finding out just how important technology is for New Zealand. Without an answer there is serious risk that as a country we will miss opportunities for both economic growth and social improvement. While growth in tech exports will continue to be significant for … Continue reading "The New Zealand Tech Sector Key Metrics – 2020"