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New Zealand’s renewable energy expertise is in worldwide demand
New Zealand’s renewable energy expertise is in worldwide demand as our development programme continues to help Pacific Island nations...
Singapore Govt leads massive cyber training exercise for CIIs
The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) put the government’s incident management and emergency response plans to the test yesterday.
Aussie heath care & education: Transforming Govt. services with Big Data
Big Data can enhance student achievement by providing a wider view of the education system in Australia and increase institutions performances.
NZ energy innovation bill speeds through its third reading in parliament
"This bill will help reduce transport sector emissions by encouraging the uptake of electric-vehicles."
Ctrl+alt+delete: Rebooting our digital govt. with the US Department of State
Our biggest achievements have been to modernise our digital platforms for both our employees and our external customers.
NSW Govt seeks 10 security & fintech startups for Israel accelerator program
The NSW Government is looking for 10 cybersecurity and fintech startups to find out more about Israel in an event at TechSydney tonight, June 19.
Simon Bridges announces reappointment of Telecommunications Commissioner
“The role of the Commissioner continues to be of vital importance as unique issues may emerge that require specialist understanding of the sector."
New telco laws for advanced Internet: Goodie bag or mixed bag?
The government has announced a reform of the telco act that will affect Internet around the country - but is it good news for consumers?
Manifesto challenges NZ leadership to pursue tech future
“The prosperity of New Zealand is inextricably linked to how we embrace our future as a digital nation.”
Phase 2 of Ultra-Fast Broadband build underway - who’s town is next?
The second phase of the government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband initiative is underway, with one South Island town and one North Island town first up.
Solnet joins New Zealand Government Web Services Panel
Solnet has joined the New Zealand Government Web Services Panel opening the doors for the company to provide a wider range of services to government.
Community project: Everyday Aussies skew energy market
"Business and governments should take heed: mum and dad investors love clean energy and they’re putting their money where their mouth is.”
Hutt Valley teacher paves the way for tech, wins a Prime Minister’s Prize
“Educating our next generation of scientists and explorers is a hugely important job, it’s fantastic to see Dianne recognised for her hard work."
How smaller, innovative firms can deliver better value than big consulting firms
Big is often still viewed as best, despite the key advantages that smaller businesses can provide like agility and availability of expertise.
Govt welcomes passing of Intelligence and Security Bill
“It is crucial our agencies operate within a legal framework which maintains both the security and the rights of New Zealanders."
Govt's Charities Services lands technology award
“I’m thrilled to see that the hard work and ingenuity that Charities Services has put in has been recognised."
Govt continues to splash out on school redevelopment
“This is part of the greatest spend ever on school infrastructure by a New Zealand Government, which so far has seen over $5 billion committed."
Govt's product recall site reaches one-year milestone
"The aim of this site is to be a one-stop-shop for product recalls making it easier and faster for people to get the information they need."
New Zealand makes moves with pay equity
“Occupations that are mostly made up of a female workforce shouldn’t be lower paid just because this work is and has been mainly undertaken by women."
Govt opens innovative new school in Christchurch
“With the flexible learning spaces and a flexible style of teaching, this stunning school is living proof of what the future of education looks like."
Statistics NZ to cover Govt's Open Data programme
"Stats NZ is a world-leader in data and analytics, and is best-placed to drive forward with the programme."
Govt launches new online employment resource for young people
"It complements the National Curriculum for schools, and has been user-tested with groups of employers, educators and secondary students."
Wellington school set to receive cool million dollar investment
“As well as new classrooms to meet roll growth, we’re also investing in redevelopments to modernise schools."
Education Ministry pushes PaCT site for student achievement
"I expect teachers will make the most of digital tools, such as the PaCT, especially when we’re asking our students to upskill into the digital age."