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Innovation
NZ Space Challenge finalists to be announced
“These finalists have delivered exciting concepts that will have an impact on solving navigation issues in the Antarctic.”
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Competition
Embracing risk pays off for first female winner of trading competition
University of Auckland Commerce and Law student Jillin Yan took the top spot in the 2018 CMC Markets’ University Trading Challenge.
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Startup
Fourth iDEAStarter launches to turn fresh ideas into businesses
iDEAStarter is designed to foster young entrepreneurial talent and help them into career pathways.
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University of Canterbury
Entries for global green city competition open
Selva Ganapathy and Joyce Chen from the College of Business and Law, University of Canterbury, Christchurch were the APAC winners in 2017.
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Microsoft
Kiwi teams make a clean sweep at Microsoft A/NZ innovation competition
Kiwi ingenuity wins hearts and the top three places in the Microsoft Imagine Cup A/NZ finals, beating their Australian counterparts.
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Telecommunications
8 ‘challenger’ telcos make calls to shake up the big 3’s market share
Commpete (formally the Competitive Carriers' Coalition) says it wants to bring the market share of 'challenger' organisations up to 30%.
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Competition
Major tech competition launches for Kiwi students
The initiative is linked directly to the new Digital Technologies & Hangarau Matihiko curriculum content.
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Startup
Crowd and community-driven ideas shine at Innes48 startup competition
Their ideas addressed the issues of a modern world and responded through taking a collaborative, community approach.
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Dicker Data
COMPETITION: Win an exclusive trip to the Houston Space Center courtesy of Dicker Data and Plantronics
The two companies are looking to reward their local resellers with a trip to 'Space City'.
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Startup
Judges for 48-hour national startup competition announced
Categories are Most Viable Business, Most Innovative Idea and Best Pitch.
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Startup
Bootcamp for startups tests entrepreneurial skills to the limit
Do you have entrepreneurial tendencies or tendons, where it’s a part of your body and you can’t do anything else?
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Commerce Commission
New cartel law spurs release of ComCom's competitor collaboration guidelines
The updates to the guidelines are a result of amendments to the law – specifically the Commerce (Cartels and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2017.
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Connector Systems
Winner takes all - it's off to the Foo's for lucky Ruckus partner
CityLink named the winner for the second of three draws in the Ruckus Just Got Louder promo.
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Digital Transformation
Kiwi digital leader recognised at Talent Unleashed Awards
MinterEllisonRuddWatts chief digital officer Nick Whitehouse has a unique history leading businesses through disruption and technology firsts.
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Wearables
Innovative bladder sensor scoops Callaghan’s wearable tech award
The C-Prize aimed to encourage people to push the boundaries of what’s possible through technology, and solve real-world challenges.
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Competition
Over US$90,000 of prizes up for grabs in DJI x SkyPixel 2017 Photo Contest
New contest category calls for more creative storytelling possibilities from the growing 6 million SkyPixel members worldwide.
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Competition
Kiwi finalists make the cut in 2017 Talent Unleashed Awards
Banqer, Lotto NZ, and MinterEllisonRuddWatts represent New Zealand as finalists in this year's Talent Unleashed Awards.
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Competition
Over 6,000 schools take part in first Mathletics tri-nations challenge
The Mathletics Tri-Nations Challenge aimed to encourage students to have fun while improving mathematical fluency.
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Internet
Final chance to make some cash with your art
This your last chance to make your voice heard and possibly win a share of $14,000...
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Innovation
Top 25 finalists announced for Richard Branson’s tech innovation competition
XTC is poised to welcome its largest pool of international contenders to date, representing countries such as Norway, Australia, Rwanda and Singapore.
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Competition
Auckland Uni trading competition helps hone valuable real-world trading skills
This year’s competition was one of the most competitive and unpredictable, with eight teams all having an equal chance of winning close to the end.
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Lenovo
Exclusive: Dicker Data announces 12 winners for TranzAlpine adventure
The winners will also get to enjoy a seven-course, six- beer degustation and factory tour of the popular craft beer Monteith’s Brewery.
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Competition
Entries open for Visa’s payments solution competition
Visa’s Everywhere Initiative challenges startups to use Visa APIs to create consumer or business-to-business payments solutions.
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Innovation
Calling all green innovators – Entries for WWF Innovation Awards now open
The search is on for big, bold, game-changing ideas and new solutions to New Zealand’s greatest environmental challenges.