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Kris Faafoi stories

Kris Faafoi is a prolific author with a keen interest in the technological and digital evolution within New Zealand. His works span a variety of significant topics, from the expansion of Microsoft's data centre region to governmental initiatives in digital council formation. Faafoi's writing often highlights the intersection of technology with policy and social implications, emphasizing the broader impacts on New Zealand's enterprise and privacy landscapes.

Faafoi’s exploration into the advancements in AI, privacy legislation, and cybersecurity showcases his deep engagement with New Zealand's digital transformation. His coverage includes the appointment of new key figures such as the Privacy Commissioner Michael Webster, and the significant legislative steps like the Security Information in Proceedings Legislation Bill. Through his comprehensive analysis and reporting, Kris Faafoi emerges as a central voice in articulating the nuances of New Zealand's journey towards enhancing its digital infrastructure and governance.

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Aotearoa's new Privacy Commissioner shares focus moving forward
Mon, 29th Aug 2022
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New Privacy Commissioner Michael Webster aims to prioritize privacy and increase data safety in New Zealand organizations.
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Aotearoa gets a new Privacy Commissioner: Michael Webster replaces John Edwards
Wed, 8th Jun 2022
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Michael Webster, who is currently the Secretary of the Cabinet, will step into the Privacy Commissioner role on 5 July 2022.
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NZ Govt security information bill passes its first reading
Fri, 31st Dec 2021
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The Security Information in Proceedings Legislation Bill has passed its first reading and will now be considered by Parliament's Justice Committee.
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Microsoft NZ appoints Matt Bostwick as commercial partner director
Fri, 10th Jul 2020
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Microsoft's new commercial partner director, Matt Bostwick, is excited about the company's data center growth plans in New Zealand.
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Microsoft to launch data centre region in New Zealand
Wed, 6th May 2020
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Microsoft is calling the announcement a ‘major milestone’ towards delivering enterprise-grade cloud services locally.
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AI Forum of NZ welcomes govt's new digital council
Tue, 3rd Mar 2020
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The AI Forum of New Zealand is supporting the government's launch of the Digital Council, aiming to advance digital understanding.