NZTech’s vision is a prosperous New Zealand, underpinned by technology. The NZTech team is running a number of initiatives in 2017 to help achieve this.
01 May 2017
30 April 2017
Hi Readers, Techweek’17 is almost here. When I think back to a year ago when we committed to expanding Techweek from a calendar of Auckland events to a truly national festival, we knew it would be a challenge. With very limited funding we approached this year as our MVP. The goal was to engage tech … Continue reading "NZTech UPDATE – Techweek’17 and a call for ShadowTech mentors"
23 April 2017
Over the last couple of years, you may have noticed an increased dialogue and attentiveness in the media around the lack of diversity in tech, mainly the gender gap. However, the discussion hasn’t translated into results and data is showing a widening gender gap across the industry. Despite this, we are seeing an increased commitment … Continue reading "Increased commitment for diversity needed"
Computer programming jobs have previously struggled to attract women, but new technologies are providing substantial opportunities for a growing number of young girls seeking tech jobs, NZTech government relations director Andrea Hancox says.
19 April 2017
Hundreds of Auckland schoolgirls will later this month have a hands on experience how some of New Zealand’s most hi-tech companies such as Air New Zealand, Microsoft and Vodafone operate.
07 August 2016
Join Shadow Tech Day, meet a mentor and discover the wide range of tech careers available including software developer, systems analyst, project manager, service desk engineer, business analyst, programming, sales and marketing. Further information is available here. Note, the Wellington day is now fully subscribed. Our Tertiary Partner for the Wellington event is WelTec.
07 July 2016
04 July 2016
More than 100 secondary school girls have jumped at the opportunity to spend a day shadowing IT experts in Wellington at some of the Capital city’s well-known companies. For one day the girls will get to experience all aspects of ICT from programming to design and to see first-hand technology of all kinds inside a … Continue reading "Girls Go For ICT Experience in the Capital"
Watch this TVNZ ONE News item showcasing NZTech’s Shadow Tech Day
27 June 2016
Join Shadow Tech Day, meet a mentor and discover the wide range of tech careers available including software developer, systems analyst, project manager, service desk engineer, business analyst, programming, sales and marketing. Further information including mentor and student registration available here. Our Tertiary Partner for the Christchurch event is Ara Institute of Canterbury.
23 June 2016