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 "2020 Tech Sector Key Metrics Update"
19 July 2021
In response to increasing shortages of digital skills and challenges with accessing these skills locally and via immigration, NZTech undertook a survey to identify current skills needs, work being done to access skills locally and the challenges of accessing digital skills via immigration. This report provides a summary of the survey results and recommendations for … Continue reading "Critical Workers Border Exemption Survey"
16 July 2021
The New Zealand Tech and Innovation Story (Tech Story) is a marketing initiative designed to deliver a compelling, consistent way of promoting our tech and innovation capabilities. This will help our businesses grow internationally by attracting tech investment, tech talent and growing our tech exports. The Discover and Define phases of the refreshed Tech Story … Continue reading "New Zealand Tech And Innovation Story Summary Insights Report"
09 July 2021
The Industry Transformation Plan as a whole looks at what we need to do to scale up and transform our sector to lead New Zealand’s economic development. This work is being lead by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) alongside NZTech. The Skills Workstream assembled a Steering Group who oversaw the compilation of … Continue reading "Digital ITP Skills Workstream – Draft Report"
11 February 2021
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"
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.
28 January 2021
25 January 2021
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"