IT Brief New Zealand logo
Technology news for New Zealand's largest enterprises

Steven Joyce news stories - Page 2

Story image
Callaghan Innovation
$80m boost for NZ R&D funding announced
Steven Joyce, Science and Innovation Minister, has announced an $80 million boost for R&D funding in New Zealand as part of the Budget 2015.
Story image
Steven Joyce
Has Novopay finally got its ducks in a row?
The government is congratulating school administrators and Novopay staff for better improvement in the education sector’s payroll.
Story image
CFO
NZ government launches Ageing Well, the latest national science challenge
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has launched the Ageing Well National Science Challenge, one of 11 planned by the government to tackle th
Story image
Open source
Catalyst Cloud formally launches
Two years of research, development and millions of dollars of investment, the Catalyst Cloud is NZ's first and only fully-automated cloud service.
Story image
Government
NZ Government taps into international education market
The New Zealand Government has announced it will be investing in new growth initiatives in the international education industry, including a number of education technology products for the US and Asian markets.
Story image
Payroll
Government praises Novopay 'improvement', yet educators are still being unpaid
"I am pleased that the hard work that has gone into reducing the number of payroll issues and errors is reaping rewards."
Story image
Callaghan Innovation
15 NZ hi-tech firms eligible to $13 million in Growth Grants
Steven Joyce has announced 15 companies have met the eligibility criteria for the research and development Growth Grants from Callaghan Innovation.
Story image
Government
SMB boost as National outlines Business Growth Agenda...
"These 10 projects are crucial to lifting New Zealand's growth rate and providing more opportunities for Kiwi businesses to invest and grow jobs."
Story image
Government
Xero heads the tech queue as Govt puts $41m up for grabs
"These are innovative companies producing world-leading, high-value products and high-quality jobs for New Zealanders."
Story image
National
Labour unveils SMB policy… National rejects it
Small businesses with fewer than 20 staff will get a bigger bite of the procurement pie under a Labour Government, leading to National branding the plans half-baked.
Story image
Internet
"Slow, sluggish, not sweet at all"... Labour slams broadband
Rural communities, frustrated by slow and unstable broadband, have been delivered a two fingered salute by Steven ‘Everything’s Sweet' Joyce.
Story image
Government
School ICT review will address skills shortage, says MYOB
"Everything that takes place in business now, and in the future, relies on digital technologies, so it’s important that students get exposure to ICT as early as possible," Trevor Leybourne, NZ Director and Product Development Manager for MYOB.
Story image
Government
Govt's Digital Technologies review "big news" for sector
"We welcome this strategy, and in particular the Government responding to the call to review the positioning and content of digital technology within the New Zealand Curriculum."
Story image
Government
Govt launches more opportunities to engage ‘curious minds’
"Lifting engagement and achievement in science education is absolutely vital and the education profession must prepare all New Zealanders to be participants, and leaders, in the 21st century," Hekia Parata, Education Minister, says.
Story image
Government
Novopay rolls over to Government-owned company
The school payroll system will be under Government management from 17 October 2014, following a mutual agreement between the Ministry of Education and Talent2, the existing school payroll provider.
Story image
Government
When it comes to ICT, Govt tells Greens... Innovate this
"It's good to see the Greens playing catch-up and endorsing our shift into encouraging more students in engineering, ICT and science careers..."
Story image
Government
Labour slams Govt's millon-dollar tech start-up u-turn...
"While he’s copying one of our policies he should adopt the rest as well. The industry has welcomed the whole package."
Story image
Government
Govt drives digital future with million-dollar tech start-up funds
"Encouraging the development of more new ICT and hi-tech companies is a crucial part of the innovation stream..."
Story image
Government
Govt mocks Labour's "out of date" ICT NZ plans...
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce says the big news for Labour today is that they have discovered the ICT industry.
Story image
Government
Online tool targets youth literacy and numeracy
Educators now have a new online tool to assess the literacy and numeracy skills of young New Zealanders.
Story image
Government
Tech start-ups on the rise as Govt pledges $30m grants prize
"The response from the market has been really positive, with a considerable number of high quality applications from across New Zealand."
Story image
Amy Adams
Govt delight as $65m international cable gets green light...
"This agreement is an important step towards gaining a second international cable serving New Zealand."
Story image
Government
Boost for SMBs as Govt recruits start-up experts
Minister for Small Business Steven Joyce has announced two appointments to the Small Business Development Group.
Story image
Government
Hi-tech sector at the heart of Govt’s grand Kiwi plan
"We will work to help more Kiwi firms internationalise and sell their products in overseas markets; encouraging innovation particularly in the hi-tech sector."