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Internship Position Statement NZ Rise members agree that all interns should be paid a fair market wage.  Accordingly, we believe that internships should consist of the following characteristics: Interns should be paid at least the minimum wage for all hours of their internship but preferably (at least) the living wage. Internships should primarily be about […]

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Our Goals

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Ensure the global competitiveness of the New Zealand IT industry. Increase the profile, size, and skill base of the NZ IT industry. Inspire young New Zealanders to enter the IT industry here in New Zealand. Improve the export orientation of our industry. Educate other sectors about the capabilities that NZ companies have to service their […]


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We are a group of business leaders from NZ-owned IT firms who have formed NZRise as a non-profit New Zealand incorporated society. NZRise exists to represent the interests of NZ-owned digital technology businesses (we use the terms IT and “digital technology” interchangeably). NZRise and its member companies are passionate about New Zealand technology and believe […]

NZRise Procurement Principles

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Version 2.0 We consider these principles will encourage the growth and creative potential of New Zealand-owned and operated digital technology companies, and will help to create a strong and dynamic local economy. INCLUSIVE: Procurement must be based on inclusion rather than exclusion, with any  provider that meets the defined criteria being eligible to supply products […]