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Maori in tech stories

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Isentia unveils Te Reo Māori speech recognition in media monitoring service
Thu, 5th Oct 2023
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martech
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isentia
Isentia unveils revolutionary speech recognition feature that can identify and translate Te Reo Mori programming. #IndigenousLanguages #AI.
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Māori data specialists not consulted on facial recognition technology - data sovereignty expert
Thu, 28th Jul 2022
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cloud services
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bi
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big data
Māori data specialists are accusing the government of ignoring them while going ahead and expanding the reach of facial recognition technology.
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Māori and cyber safety - Examining an unsafe online climate and the need for action
Mon, 30th May 2022
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microsoft
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cybersecurity
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netsafe
Aotearoa's cybersecurity initiatives are failing to protect Māori communities from online risks and discrimination, leading to calls for change.
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Govt creates roadmap for growth in NZ's tech sector
Mon, 14th Feb 2022
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skills shortage
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nz government
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maori in tech
The digital technology sector is now one of the country’s top earners, contributing an estimated $6.6 billion to the economy in 2019.
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It's time for Kiwis to define the meaning of digital identity in Aotearoa
Thu, 28th Oct 2021
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cybersecurity
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retail
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cios
NZ's push for digital identity gains ground as new bill passes first reading.
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Researchers to examine Māori perspectives on ethical data management
Thu, 1st Oct 2020
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data science
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māori
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university of waikato
University of Waikato professors secure funding for research on Māori approaches to privacy and governance in the digital environment.
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Kōkiri & Te Wānanga o Aotearoa to support Māori startups
Wed, 22nd Jan 2020
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maori in tech
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kokiri
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te wananga o aotearoa
Kōkiri and MYOB boost Māori startups with business skills and network access in Aotearoa.
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'Iwi Algorithm' can grow Aotearoa's mana
Mon, 25th Mar 2019
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ai
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māori
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maori in tech
Te Aroha Grace champions AI for cultural growth, not just profit, creating a unique 'Iwi Algorithm' in NZ.
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Spark strengthen ties with Māori Language Commission
Thu, 29th Nov 2018
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te reo māori
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māori
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spark
The two have signed a mahi tahi Memorandum of Understanding for Spark to continue providing digital support for the promotion of te reo Māori.
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Tā Koha: The new crowdfunding programme for Māori businesses
Mon, 27th Aug 2018
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digital transformation
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crowdfunding
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pledgeme
Tā Koha will support Māori business and social ventures that wish to use ‘crowd power’ or whanau supporters to fund the kaupapa they care about most.
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DIGMYIDEA Māori Innovation Challenge winners reach for the stars
Tue, 10th Jul 2018
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ateed
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digmyidea
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maori in tech
The DIGMYIDEA Māori Innovation Challenge has concluded for 2018, with two winning teams taking away $10,000 worth of business startup and support packages.
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Kōkiri helps Māori entrepreneurs redefine business success
Mon, 9th Jul 2018
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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myob
Māori Kōkiri accelerator fosters socially sustainable ventures, embracing cultural values and attracting investors.
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Maori business leaders recognised in UoA Awards
Mon, 7th May 2018
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auckland university
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awards
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banqer
Māori business prowess lauded at UoA awards, tech and tradition fuse for future economy growth.
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Nominations open for Akl Uni’s Maori Business Leaders Awards
Tue, 20th Feb 2018
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auckland university
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awards
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maori in tech
This is an opportunity to recognise the massive contributions made by Māori business leaders – both individuals and organisations.
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Fresh injection for Maori digital tech fund
Fri, 9th Feb 2018
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government funding
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maori in tech
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ka hao
UK Gov unveils new funds to boost Māori digital tech skills and businesses.
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Success with te reo app means more resources are coming
Tue, 9th May 2017
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massey university
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te reo e-resource
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maori in tech
App teaching te reo triumphs, driving expansion for Kiwi kids' language learning.
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Massey grad encourages more Maori into digital pathways
Tue, 2nd May 2017
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massey university
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tikanga
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maori in tech
Massey University graduate Dan Walker wants to see more Māori participation in the tech industry, using a tikanga Māori framework.
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Advisory group named for Māori ICT Development
Tue, 27th Oct 2015
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cios
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maori in tech
Eight people appointed to Māori ICT Development Fund Expert Advisory Group to support Māori economic development.