Wellington stories - Page 2
IT remains NZ’s highest earning industry as Auckland and Wellington battle for best wages
Wellington wages close in on Auckland, with IT reigning as NZ's top-earning sector.
Wellington tech companies benefit from record levels of early-stage investment
The rising investment in the New Zealand technology sector is supposedly a reflection of its strong performance globally.
Two hundred secondary school girls experience ICT in Wellington
The Wellington ShadowTech is the first in a nationwide series of technology-focused events up and down the country.
GovTech accelerator set to advance public sector innovation
GovTech accelerator seeks digital prodigies to revolutionise NZ governance.
Wellington City is getting street lamps of the future
Telensa to deploy its PLANet intelligent street lighting system for Wellington City Council, with completion expected by June 2018.
Wellington International Airport gets its own VR experience
The experience takes the user on an interactive journey in a first class seat on board a Singapore Airlines Boeing 777...
Kiwi digital health company wins international acclaim
NZ’s Melon Health bags global tech award with its life-saving mental health apps, earning international recognition in New Orleans.
Wellington region Business Excellence Awards finalists announced
Wellington businesses vie for coveted Excellence Awards, with glitzy November gala set to celebrate the region's finest.
Outsource your laundry with Kiwi app, Laundromap
New Zealand's Laundromap app expands to Wellington and Christchurch, offering on-demand door-to-door laundry service.
Wellington innovation challenge pushes Kiwis to solve NZ’s carbon crisis
The Low Carbon Challenge has officially launched in Wellington, the challenge will support six teams to grow their low carbon projects...
McDonalds IT celebrates 10 years - Wellington a 'great place' for start-ups
McDonald started his company on his own in Wellington a decade ago to focus mainly on SMBs and now has two offices with further expansion plans.
Awards recognise outstanding ICT students in Wellington
ICT students at WelTec receive Intergen Young Achiever Awards for their outstanding academic achievement and contributions to the programme.
BizDojo Wellington set to move into Xero building as it outgrows current location
Co-working space BizDojo will move into Xero's Wellington HQ, with the new space able to accommodate up to 450 residents.
You're invited: Get looped in on latest ideas in education
LoopEd 2017 could be a great opportunity for Wellington educators looking for some professional development, and some mid-year inspiration.
New co-working space opens up in central Wellington
Central Wellington welcomes Collabolab, a cafe-priced co-working space with a twist: free coffee and Wi-Fi for freelancers.
Aura Information Security boosts leadership team as consulting demand grows
Aura Information Security appoints Tom Moore as new Practice Manager for Australian and New Zealand operations due to increased demand for consulting services.
Familiar face to push smart cities, AI for NEC NZ
NEC NZ has appointed industry veteran David Tse as sales and marketing manager as it looks to drive smart cities, AI and public safety locally.
Mahuki incubator seeking 2017's next cultural tech innovators
Mahuki aims to grow New Zealand’s strength in the cultural, heritage and learning sectors through creative tech businesses.
Who made the cut? Finalists announced for NZ Hi-Tech Awards
Entries this year were scattered from Kaitia to Invercargill, resulting in a record number of entries – 30 percent up on last year.
More small business roadshows to kick off around NZ, Govt says
NZ's Govt to boost support for local businesses with nationwide roadshows, beginning in quake-hit Kāikoura.
Jo Healey exits Dimension Data's top NZ role; acting country manager appointed
Dimension Data New Zealand boss Jo Healey has resigned after two years in the job with an acting country manager appointed.
Intergen begins the new year with big move – and commitment to Christchurch
Intergen injects new life into historic Press Hall with relocation, bolstering its devotion to Wellington's technology and heritage.
How is InternetNZ making a better world through better internet?
InternetNZ, a non-profit group, supports research and educates New Zealanders on all things internet. It focuses on access, use, and security.
Victoria Uni lecturer creates bot to investigate creativity
Tom White, a researcher from Victoria University in Wellington, has created a bot that adds or removes smiles to people's faces in images.