Articles for category: Business

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Conferences generate off-peak benefits for Christchurch

With a series of high-profile conferences back-to-back, May is set to be high-paced for many local businesses in what is traditionally a quiet, off-peak tourism month. Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre is hosting 8,255 delegates in May, with 2,650 of them international visitors for events as diverse as the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual ...

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Qlik launches AI Accelerator, sets the pace for AI business transformations across industries

Empowering Businesses to Embark on AI with Ease, Qlik also Introduces a Rapid-Deployment AI Accelerator Qlik®, a global leader in data integration, analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI), has enabled the integration of AI across industries, driving substantial business outcomes. In its latest effort to make AI more approachable for enterprises at all stages of technological ...

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‘Biometrics and privacy – consultation underway for regulation in Aotearoa, NZ’

The collection of biometric information has become increasingly prevalent across various sectors, driven by advancements in technology (including artificial intelligence) and a growing demand for the efficiencies, process improvements and outcomes it can deliver. Biometric-enabled devices have become commonplace in everyday life, from smartphone facial recognition to security checkpoints. Companies may utilise biometric information to ...

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Introducing Liv Sisson: The Spinoff’s new commercial editor

The Spinoff, New Zealand’s leading independent online media platform, is thrilled to announce Liv Sisson as the newest addition to its team, stepping into the role of commercial editor. Sisson brings with her a wealth of knowledge and a passion for exploration, as showcased in her work as a forager and fungi enthusiast. Her latest ...

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High debt levels hindering access to most affordable homes – Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is concerned about the difficulty they’re finding to confirm families into new, affordable, two-bedroom homes in Māngere East, Auckland, largely due to rising household debt levels. Conrad LaPointe, CEO Habitat Northern says, “Opportunities like our rent to buy home ownership model are rarely available, and the fact that many families who meet ...

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Sime Darby Motors NZ signs on to Ruakura Superhub

Development momentum continues at Ruakura Superhub with the announcement that Sime Darby Motors NZ, one of the country’s leading suppliers of cars, trucks and transport solutions, has selected Ruakura as location for a major North Island truck service centre. The company has taken a long-term ground lease on a 2.4ha site with a strong road ...

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Cogo and Personetics announce partnership to accelerate planet-friendly finance

Carbon footprint tracking expert Cogo has announced a partnership with Personetics, the global leader in AI-based personalised engagement platforms for financial institutions, to make it easier for banks to provide their customers with climate-conscious banking solutions. Banks using Personetics’ digital banking solutions will now be able to offer customers the ability to measure their carbon ...