NZ / New Zealand stories
Spark & NZIER to boost NZ's productivity with technology
Spark, in partnership with the NZIER, aims to steer Aotearoa New Zealand a technology generation ahead, addressing the country's productivity challenges.
Genetec announces Security Center SaaS to revolutionise physical security industry
Genetec has unveiled Security Center SaaS, an enterprise-grade solution expected to redefine cloud-based physical security with its comprehensive capabilities and cybersecurity measures.
New Zealanders' concern over online misinformation growing
Growing concern over misleading online information grips 65% of New Zealanders, with women and the elderly expressing the greatest worries.
Concern grows over children's online safety in Aotearoa
73% of New Zealanders, particularly women and adults aged 30-49, express high concern about children accessing inappropriate content online.
Schneider Electric launches Alliance SI Energize Program in Australasia
Schneider Electric launches the unique Alliance SI Energize Program in Australia and New Zealand to equip system integrators with tools and expertise for business expansion into industrial technology and sustainability.
Over half of New Zealand's internet workforce want more remote work
Over half of New Zealand's internet-capable workforce want to increase remote working, according to InternetNZ's latest findings; however, employer restrictions remain a significant barrier.
InternetNZ research highlights Kiwis' concerns about online world
InternetNZ's upcoming research, unveiling NZ's attitudes to the online world and AI, also highlights increasing concerns about cyberbullying and online harm.
Why Kiwi channel partners choose Dynamic Supplies for distribution
Dynamic Supplies NZ diversifies its IT distribution strategy beyond printing, partnering with brands like Maxhub and EcoXGear, affirming its status as a key distribution partner in the Kiwi channel.
Trend Micro & AWS partner for largest cybersecurity roadshow in 2024
Trend Micro announced its 2024 Risk to Resilience World Tour, touted as the world's largest cybersecurity roadshow, backed by Amazon Web Services. The tour will leverage AI-enabled solutions for businesses in seven major Australasian cities.
The departure of Sparks cybersecurity leader Josh Bahlman
Josh Bahlman, esteemed leader of Spark New Zealand's Cyber Defence and Technology Architecture teams, has resigned after a significant ten-year tenure.
Fidelity Life names Angela Henderson as new CIO in progressive move
Fidelity Life hires Angela Henderson, a reputed industry veteran, as their new CIO. The move marks a progressive step for women in the usually male-centric sector.
4Cabling expands in New Zealand with larger Auckland warehouse
Leading cabling solutions provider, 4Cabling, bolsters its commitment to New Zealand with a move to a larger warehouse in Mangere Bridge, Auckland.
Exclusive: Why Elastic continues to see positive momentum
Gavin Jones, Area VP for ANZ at Elastic, the leading search analytics firm, shares insights on its strategic direction and technological advancements.
Orro secures Liquid IT in first overseas expansion
Australian digital infrastructure provider Orro makes its first international move by acquiring New Zealand-based Liquid IT.
Netsafe launches online safety programme for seniors in New Zealand
Netsafe, a charitable organisation in New Zealand, has launched 'Get Set Up for Safety', a nationwide initiative to equip senior citizens with skills to combat online threats such as fraud and scams.
Visa's AI averts fraud worth $273m in New Zealand banks
Visa uses AI to help New Zealand financial institutions prevent $273m in fraud, marking a three-fold increase from 2021 and highlighting the pivotal role of AI in financial security.
Chorus announces major growth of New Zealand's fibre network
Chorus unveils plans to expand New Zealand's fibre network, bringing high-speed internet to an additional 10,000 businesses and homes across 59 communities nationwide.
Kylie Watson becomes DXC Technology's Head of Security for ANZ
DXC Technology has chosen Kylie Watson, a seasoned cybersecurity specialist, as the Security Head for Australia and New Zealand, poised to empower their clients against intensifying cyber threats.
Wiise partners with Endeavour & Thyme to bolster NZ market
Cloud ERP platform Wiise partners with New Zealand tech providers Endeavour and Thyme Technologies, aiming to streamline the operations of NZ's SMBs.
Hourua partners with TCCA improving NZ emergency communications
NZ's Hourua, a joint venture by Spark and One NZ, partners with global group TCCA to enhance emergency services' communications through robust multi-network cellular solutions.
MEGA selects SugarCRM to optimise sales & enhance user conversions
New Zealand's cloud storage firm MEGA partners with SugarCRM to boost its sales automation, aiming to optimise user conversions from free to paid services.
Rob Phillpot appointed strategic advisor at HammerTech
Rob Phillpot, co-founder of construction software giant Aconex, joins Melbourne-based firm HammerTech as strategic advisor, boosting the company's global expansion plans into an industry ripe for technological investment.
Innovation, AI and Australia and New Zealand’s digital future
Australasian businesses showcase resilience and innovation amid global challenges, bolstered by Oracle's AI-driven digital solutions and extensive cloud-infrastructure investments.
Trade Me sees 20% campaign performance improvement using new tools
New Zealand's largest online auction site, Trade Me, has improved campaign performance by 20% using AI predictive models and tools to optimise personalisation.