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Award winning Pham: NZ leader in world class tech sector

Georgia Taylor
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FinTech, NZTech News

NZTech chair Mitchell Pham who receives the Kea World Class New Zealand Award tomorrow night, is a leader in New Zealand’s world class tech sector.

Past winners of these awards include Sir Peter Jackson and Lady Fran Walsh.

Mitchell Pham, director at Augen Software Group in New Zealand and Vietnam, co-founder of the Kiwi Connection Tech Hub, Chair of NZTech and FinTechNZ, will be recognised for his contribution to the New Zealand technology sector and NZ-Asia relations.

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Teachers need to be better paid for the tech revolution

Georgia Taylor
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EdTech, FinTech, NZTech News

Teachers need to be better paid as they adjust to educating kids in the fastest growing sector in New Zealand, – technology, an award-winning Maori chief executive of a fast growing ed-tech company says.

Kendall Flutey, who runs Christchurch company Banqer, says one of her main concerns facing education and schools dealing with technology is that teachers are underpaid and overworked.

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Technology business leader Mitchell Pham to be celebrated with Kea World Class New Zealand Award

Janine Casas
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FinTech, Media Release, NZTech News

New Zealand’s most prestigious celebration of individual achievement, the Kea World Class New Zealand (WCNZ) Awards, has today announced six of its 2018 award recipients.

In addition to Pham, this year’s winners include innovator and engineer, Peter Beck; AI trailblazer Mark Sagar; award-winning actor and producer Cliff Curtis; prominent Earth scientist Dr Delwyn Moller; and art world powerhouse Jennifer Flay.

The Supreme Award (won last year by Sir Peter Jackson and Lady Fran Walsh), and Friend of New Zealand Award (won last year by Pippa Lady Blake), will be announced at a Gala Dinner at Auckland’s Viaduct Events Centre on Thursday 21st June.

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Aotearoa gears up for biggest tech festival ever

Janine Casas
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FinTech, NZTech News

This year’s week long festival promises to be the biggest and best ever, with nearly 480 events around the country.  Techweek’18 runs from Saturday 19 to Sunday 27 May and showcases all things tech and industry specific applications.  Major headline events include Good for the World Open Days in Auckland, 10 Billion Mouths in Tauranga, Creative Realities in Wellington and The Fourth Revolution in Christchurch.

The diverse range of events highlights how technology innovation impacts businesses and industry sectors across our economy, as well as how New Zealand increasingly impacts the world with our ability to solve global problems.

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NZTech Q&A: Sonya Williams

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech, NZTech News

Sonya Williams is driven to solve big problems using technology and wants to help more people do the same! She has recently been appointed as NZTech board intern and shares her startup story.

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Chinese investors seeking NZTech investment opportunities – register now!

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech, NZTech News

NZTech and FinTechNZ are excited to share with you details on the China / New Zealand Hi-Tech Summit. Motivated investors from China are seeking investment opportunities in tech companies from all sectors. Please click here to see the programme details and information on the individual investors.

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NZ needs to invest in promoting tech now, as it has been for years with education and tourism

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech, Media Release, NZTech News

It’s time New Zealand seriously started to invest in promoting technology, the country’s third largest export industry and fastest growing sector of our economy, a leading New Zealand tech businessman says.

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Golden opportunities for Kiwi tech sector in South East Asia

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech, Industry News, NZTech News

Kiwi companies are queueing up to do business with Vietnam and other similar sized Asian countries, a leading New Zealand technology businessman says.

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NZTech expansion sign of rampant tech sector growth

Chantal Thomas
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AI Forum, FinTech, Media Release, NZ IoT Alliance, NZTech News

The substantial growth of the country’s umbrella tech organisation NZTech is indicative of the rapid expansion of the nation’s fastest growing industry, says its chief executive Graeme Muller.

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Tech is the real winner!

Jackie Clark
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FinTech, NZTech News

Last week, I was fortunate to be named a finalist in the AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards. In my category, I feel honoured to stand alongside two well known leaders who have made amazing contributions to New Zealand businesses, and am excited to be joining other finalists across the eleven categories at the awards event later in the year.

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