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  •   Home > News > Technology

    The tech industry says it's the perfect time for New Zealand's political parties to focus on it

    The tech industry says it's the perfect time for New Zealand's political parties to focus on it


    Labour, National and the Greens have all pinpointed the sector as an opportunity for job creation and economic growth.

    The Green Party announced plans yesterday to use government procurement to support local technology companies.

    Campfire Digital Recruitment Director Amelia Cranfield says the market's been talent short... until now.

    She says expat Kiwis have come home and brought an influx of digital talent with expertise across big brands and international markets.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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