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NZTech Inform – honouring Kiwi tech success

On Friday evening, Seequent was the big winner at the 2022 NZ Hi-Tech Awards, claiming the PwC Hi-Tech Company of the Year category. The winners were announced at a Gala Dinner in Wellington, with over 1000 guests, including the Prime Minister and the Mayor of Wellington.
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New Zealand biotech companies stand out

This month was another great month for our biotech companies. BioTechNZ ran a very successful workshop in Wellington last week - Accelerating Crop Bioprotectant Development from New Zealand - with 50+ people in attendance. As well, the BioTechNZ Executive Council has been out and about talking to Government ministers about the role of biotech in New Zealand (traditional to modern biotech). 
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Leverage new Return to Tech content to inspire others

As June and July have brought the usual cold wintery weather, this year there has been a stronger awareness of a potential shift in mindset thanks to our new public holiday for Matariki; marking a time for reflection and planning ahead.
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Aotearoa EdTech Taking on the World

It’s been a busy month for us at EdTechNZ. We launched our EdTech Directory, met with members, and hosted our EdTech Export Readiness webinar.
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First time NZ Fintech wins Canstar innovation award

Kiwi digital wallet provider Dosh has been announced the sole recipient of the Canstar Innovation Excellence Award 2022. The Canstar Award Programme seeks to highlight and recognise the most innovative products and services launched in the market within the past year.
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AIEnviro Hackathon – Use your skills to help the planet

In the lead up to our AI Summit taking place in Auckland on 12 September we are running a hackathon series across New Zealand.  The top teams will be pitching at the Summit to be the overall winners. 
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Open banking stimulating NZ economy

Open banking is stimulating the New Zealand economy as the finance market is growing and maturing, FinTechNZ executive director Jason Roberts says.