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Most NZ companies do not record being hacked

Most Kiwi companies do not record being hacked FintechNZ says, despite Cert NZ’s latest report showing almost 1000 New Zealanders reported hacking issues in the last quarter.
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NZ fin services need to be even more transparent

Now is the time for Kiwi financial services to be more transparent following banking issues in the United Kingdom and Australia, a leading New Zealand financial tech expert says. Normally bank employees must meet sales incentive targets on lending, deposit attraction, payment protection insurance, life insurance and Kiwi Saver funds to achieve a financial bonus.
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Award winning Pham: NZ leader in world class tech sector

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 … Continue reading "Award winning Pham: NZ leader in world class tech sector"
InsurTechNZ News

Customers the winners as insurtech investment ramps up

The rapid rise of tech companies working in the insurance market and investment by traditional insurance firms into new advanced technologies is expected to lead to better deals for customers in coming years, InsurTechNZ chair Jason Roberts says. Customer expectations of instant digital transactions delivered seamlessly across digital channels are increasingly the norm and this … Continue reading "Customers the winners as insurtech investment ramps up"
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Teachers need to be better paid for the tech revolution

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 … Continue reading "Teachers need to be better paid for the tech revolution"
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Technology business leader Mitchell Pham to be celebrated with Kea World Class New Zealand Award

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 … Continue reading "Technology business leader Mitchell Pham to be celebrated with Kea World Class New Zealand Award"