Notice of Annual General Meeting – 31 May 2017

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The Annual General Meeting of NZRise will be held on Wednesday 31 May from 3.30pm – 5.30pm in Wellington. The Board invite our members to attend both the AGM and the drinks afterward. The venue is still to be confirmed, but will be in the Wellington CBD. Agenda: 1. Minutes of the last Annual General Meeting 2. Report from the … Read More

Who is IT Wellington – Techweek – Weds 10 May

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NZRise welcomes the Wellington Tech Community to get together in the spirit of Techweek for a pint and a catchup at the Fork & Brewer on Bond Street in Wellington from 4.30pm on Wednesday 10 May. Come along, bring a fellow techie and join us to catch up with your colleagues from the coolest little capital. Please RSVP and share. … Read More

Multicore World 2017 – special discount for NZRise members

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The 6th consecutive Multicore World is coming to Wellington 20-22 February 2017 and because the organisers are NZRise members (Open Parallel), they’ve given a really good discount for fellow members to attend! 35% off! Regular 3-day tickets are $1,500… this discount gets you in the door for $975! TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS DEAL NOW – LIMITED TIME ONLY! Or if … Read More

Blockchain technology symposium – Wellington 28 Nov

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Wellington ICT Graduate School is pleased to present the 2016 Blockchain Technology Symposium on 28 November 2016 at Macs Brewbar. The Symposium will serve as an introduction to this technology and investigate the issues and opportunities of blockchain (distributed ledger) technology. Whether you are a novice, a sceptic or evangelist – we can all agree that blockchain technology is definitely … Read More

Christchurch DIA ICT Marketplace briefing

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The time has come for Christchurch’s briefing of the ICT Marketplace, thanks to DIA. Please join NZRise, NZTech, ITP and Canterbury Tech on 17 November at 12.15pm. 12.15pm November 17 EPIC – 76/106 Manchester St, Christchurch. The NZ Government ICT Strategy refresh 2015 observed several ‘game-changing’ trends including the accelerated pace of disruptive change. Key initiatives identified in the ICT … Read More

Register now for the DIA Marketplace briefing

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NZRise, IITP and NZTech welcome Members to a briefing from the GCIO’s office on the proposed ICT Marketplace designed for New Zealand Government to procure Digital and Technology products. Wellington: Thursday August 4, The Ballroom at Foxglove bar, entry is by Cuckoo. Auckland: Wednesday August 3, Deloitte, 80 Queen St. Presentation starts at 12:30pm. Bring your lunch. The NZ Government … Read More

Wellington Mayoral Candidates at ITx for tech focussed Q&A session

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NZRise is hosting the Wellington City Council Mayoral Candidates in a Q&A session entirely focused on the technology and digital sectors on Monday July 11 as part of the ITx2016 conference at Shed6 and TSB. Often, the mayoral race focuses on city infrastructure like roads and runways, while completely missing the growing technology and digital sector. This Q&A session is … Read More

Techweek: 7 June, 9.30am

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Techweek Future Skills:  Hutt’s People of Tech Tuesday 7 June, 9.30am-11am with Morning Tea! Showcasing local technology superstars, the companies and people who are innovating and growing. Hutt businesses and employers are invited to find out how to connect with top local talent, speed up their graduate and student hiring process, and invest in the future of the local tech … Read More

Are you part of the tech, creative, design community?

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If you are part of the tech, creative, design community Verve are interested in your thoughts. Verve is an event agency and consultancy that is researching a new event opportunity in your knowledge area and they would love it if you’d help them understand the market opportunity by completing this short survey. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SZX9Q2Q

Hear from a leading UK Open Data advocate – 24 May

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UK based Public and Open Data advocate David Bolton leads the Qlik Public Sector and Healthcare portfolio in a global capacity. OptimalBI are excited to be hosting David who will talk about how he has recently used Open Data to build a US Federal spending analysis app showing $1.3 trillion of government spending, and Public Data to profile and provide … Read More