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NZ law firm Anderson Lloyd switches to NetDocuments
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NZ law firm, Anderson Lloyd, boosts productivity through a new IT overhaul, choosing NetDocuments' cloud platform to streamline document and email management for its 170 staff.
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Ingram Micro Showcase 2024 set to shape Kiwi tech future
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Ingram Micro Showcase 2024 gears up to connect over 2,000 tech partners, end users and industry leaders across three NZ cities.
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Intelia unveils new 3,000km Australasian 'game changer' subsea cable plan
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Intelia NZ plans 'game changer' 3000km Te Waipounamu cable to boost digital connectivity between NZ's South Island, Sydney and Melbourne.
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Cloudland and TMG join forces to enhance IT services in Australasia
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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IT giants Cloudland and TMG merge, aiming to bolster primary healthcare and SME market IT services in Australasia.
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Microsoft Surface repairs now available nationwide in NZ
Thu, 7th Dec 2023
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wellington
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Broken screens and other minor defects can now be rectified nationwide by repair technicians based in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin.
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Enable launches free Wi-Fi in Christchurch city centre
Wed, 29th Jun 2022
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Fibre broadband provider, Enable, and the Christchurch City Council have launched their new Christchurch Free Wi-Fi service in the central city.
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Plan for Christchurch Call to target social media algorithms welcomed
Fri, 14th May 2021
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cloud services
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social media
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christchurch
A tech specialist says targeting social media algorithms is an important step to reduce extremist online content. .
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Startup incubator Te Ōhaka holds event showcasing current projects
Fri, 7th May 2021
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christchurch
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Ara training institute staff have been invited to Christchurch’s startup hub Te Ōhaka to mix with some of the centre’s current startup projects.
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Chch offers start-up support for COVID-19 impacted jobseekers
Tue, 19th Jan 2021
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canterbury university
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Residents of Christchurch, Selwyn and Ashburton who lost their jobs due to the pandemic are invited to submit their start-up ideas to a new programme.
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Christchurch's Enable chief exec to step down
Tue, 15th Dec 2020
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christchurch
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enable networks
Fuller has led the fibre network provider since its inception in 2007. He will step down between July and September in 2021.
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Christchurch-based startup hits its stride with $600K seed funding
Tue, 29th Sep 2020
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New Zealand startup Vxt raises NZ$600,000 in seed funding round to expand its voicemail-to-text app and broaden its product offering.
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Enable urges Christchurch locals to switch to fibre broadband
Mon, 31st Aug 2020
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More than 120,000 customers in Christchurch are now using fibre broadband for their internet connections, according to provider Enable.
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Internet filtering not the answer - InternetNZ
Thu, 28th May 2020
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christchurch
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censorship
The proposed law change is part of the New Zealand government response to the Christchurch terror attacks that occurred in March last year.
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COVID-19: ChristchurchNZ announces $200,000 business support subsidy
Thu, 9th Apr 2020
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christchurch
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covid-19
The subsidy is being delivered as part of a wider business support package during phase one of a Christchurch Economic Recovery Package.
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Enable remains committed to Christchurch during lockdown
Fri, 27th Mar 2020
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Christchurch fibre broadband provider Enable will continue to deliver essential services during the lockdown period, supporting the local community.
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NZ drives global initiative to quell acts of terror
Fri, 27th Sep 2019
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Christchurch Call gains support: 48 countries, 3 orgs join fight against online terror as per InternetNZ.
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Christchurch hosts two events to inspire social entrepreneurship in NZ
Wed, 25th Sep 2019
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Christchurch leads with eco-innovation at key summits on sustainability and social enterprise.
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Kiwi tourism startups making tracks in NZ and abroad
Thu, 19th Sep 2019
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New tourism startups are making a name for themselves in New Zealand and abroad, fresh from a start with Lightning Lab Tourism.
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Tech community rocked by deaths of Atta Elayyan and Syed Jahandad Ali
Mon, 18th Mar 2019
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christchurch
Both men were among the 50 killed in the shooting in Christchurch last Friday when a gunman opened fire at two mosques.
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Fibre uptake continues to grow in Christchurch
Mon, 28th Jan 2019
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fibre
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christchurch
Across Enable’s network, there are now 12 towns and suburbs where over 60% of homes and businesses are enjoying fibre broadband.
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Lightning Lab accelerator delves into tourism
Mon, 17th Dec 2018
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creative technologies
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christchurch
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lightning lab
Startup accelerator Lightning Lab is launching a new programme to find innovative solutions to challenges facing the tourism industry.
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Social media key to understanding sustainable tourism
Tue, 2nd Oct 2018
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social media
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christchurch
Social media and AI to reveal international visitors' thoughts on sustainable tourism in New Zealand. Canterbury research group aims to gain insights.
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Immigration changes bring welcome booster to NZ's regional businesses
Wed, 29th Aug 2018
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christchurch
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internships
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growth
NZ firms tap into global talent as immigration rules ease for students.
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Christchurch: The city & its graduates undergoing tech transformation
Mon, 20th Aug 2018
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digital transformation
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university of canterbury
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christchurch
If there’s one city in New Zealand that has been in a constant state of transformation, Christchurch stands out - and it’s shaping graduates’ lives.