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You're Invited: Westcon Imagine 2020 Virtual comes to you
May 14 kicks off this year's event, including a keynote from former PM John Key.
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John Key’s next big venture - ANZ gets a new chair & board member
“The National Bank and ANZ brands and technology systems were successfully merged in 2012 and the business has grown significantly.”
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Cybersecurity
John Key's $22m cyber security announcement: Industry insider opinion
Key recently announced a $22 million fund to go towards setting up a national security agency - here is an industry insider opinion.
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Pacific Islands to access more NZ TV and Sport, for free
The Government has launched a new broadcasting initiative that will see several Pacific Islands have access to more NZ TV content and sports coverage.
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CFO
Key scotches national water settlement, spruiks irrigation
Prime Minister John Key has reiterated a National-led government will not negotiate a national Treaty of Waitangi settlement over Maori claims to fres
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CFO
NZ-Korea FTA signed amid spying and lost sovereignty claims
A long-awaited free trade agreement between New Zealand and South Korea has been signed in Seoul by Prime Minister John Key and the Korean president.
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CFO
NZ, Vietnam aim to double two-way trade to $2.2B by 2020
New Zealand and Vietnam aim to double two-way goods and service trade to about $2.
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CFO
PM Key says Indian FTA would reduce reliance on China
Prime Minister John Key says a free trade agreement with India would help New Zealand reduce its dependence on the Chinese market, which is the countr
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CFO
PM Key sees inflation heading lower, cuts RBNZ slack for now
Prime Minister John Key expects the annual rate of inflation to fall further than the 0.
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Government
Green Party calls out prime minister on Pacific Island spying
“Is John Key saying that New Zealanders in the Cook Islands and Niue are second class citizens who do not deserve the protection of our spy laws?”
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CFO
Govt resisting pressure to inject more cash into Solid Energy
Prime Minister John Key says it is "not the government's preferred option" to make a fresh capital injection into the troubled state-owned coal miner,
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CFO
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; SkyCity gains on Key's hint of convention funding
New Zealand shares rose, paced by Sky City Entertainment Group after Prime Minister John Key said he wouldn't rule out government funding to help i
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CFO
TPP talks could be wrapped up in first-half of 2015, Key says
Prime Minister John Key says the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations could be wrapped up in the next six months and put in front of the various
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CFO
NZ PM Key to outline social housing programme in first major speech of 2015
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key will tomorrow outline his government's plans to overhaul social housing, including the sale of government-owned
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Government
Doors open for channel as NZTech pushes national tech strategy
New Zealand is ‘woefully behind’ other countries when it comes to technology and missing ‘a lot’ of opportunities. While individual technology companies are going well, as a nation ‘we still lack a lot of awareness around technology’.
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Cybersecurity
Greens call for opposition involvement in hiring of new GCSB director
John Key has treated the GCSB as his own personal protection service.
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Chorus
Labour calls out John Key over phone and internet price hikes
Labour ICT spokesperson Clare Curran says John Key can’t duck the blame for internet and phone price increases.
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Sustainability
Ricoh invests in sustainable workplace to drive efficiencies
"We’re no longer just the photocopier guys; we’re part of the eighth-largest IT company in the world. We’ve future proofed our business and we’re already doing the same for our clients."
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Spark and Huawei sign understanding to expand mobile coverage
Spark and Huawei reaffirmed their commitment to bring the latest technology to New Zealand consumers by expanding the existing Joint Innovation Programme.
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Vector
CodeBlue pilots free data resiliency audit service
"On the one hand, John Key is calling for an enquiry. But Vector’s chairman Michael Stiassny says that ‘power cuts are a part of life and Aucklanders should get used to it."
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Cybersecurity
Hands up if you're telling the truth...?!
Is the Prime Minister’s honesty now central to the election...?!
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Gaming
Key "sets record straight"... Rubbishes mass surveillance claims
"There is not, and never has been, mass surveillance of New Zealanders undertaken by the GCSB..."
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Government
Defiant PM fights back… Dotcom trying to save “reasonably large” butt
"If this loser's going to come to town and try and tell me five days before an election... he's doing anything other than Dotcom's bidding, please don't insult me with that."
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Government
The cyber security spy who didn't love me... Greens slam PM
"Mass spying and cyber protection are two separate issues. It is wrong for John Key to justify mass surveillance as being necessary for cyber security, it is not."