Video | Business Headlines | Internet | Science | Scientific Ethics | Technology | Search


Entries Open for 2012 NZ Hi-Tech Awards

Entries Open for 2012 NZ Hi-Tech Awards

Entrants in the 2012 NZ Hi-Tech Awards will now be able to lodge their entries online and will have a choice of two new categories to enter. The first recognises New Zealand’s growing agritech sector, the second celebrates the contribution that companies based outside of New Zealand make to the local market.

NZ Hi-Tech Trust Chair, Wayne Norrie, says the Hi-Tech Awards are gaining increasing significance and support both locally and internationally. “As a $20-billion-plus industry we are now a respected part of New Zealand’s mainstream economy and the continued growth of our high-tech businesses will only see its influence increase,” he says. “The strength of the industry is a reflection of this year’s record investment by sponsors who continue to value the work of the Awards programme in not only recognising the industry’s success stories, but its encouragement and support of aspiring companies and individuals in the sector.

“Just by entering the Hi-Tech Awards you have a unique opportunity to get your business in front of some of the biggest global names in technology,” says Norrie, “and that is something that money simply can’t buy.”

Key dates:
• Entries for the 2012 Awards will close at 5pm on 5 March 2012
• Finalists will be announced on 22 March 2012
• Winners will be announced at a Gala Dinner to be held in Auckland on 11 May 2012

For more information on the NZ Hi-Tech Awards go to


© Scoop Media

Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines


Forest And Bird: Misinformation Circulating On Biodiversity Policy

Forest & Bird is concerned at misinformation circulating regarding a policy statement aimed at protecting New Zealand’s unique biodiversity. The National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity is being consulted on by the ... More>>


NIWA: Scientists Say Methane Emitted By Humans ‘vastly Underestimated’

NIWA researchers have helped unlock information trapped in ancient air samples from Greenland and Antarctica that shows the amount of methane humans are emitting into the atmosphere from fossil fuels has been vastly underestimated... More>>


SMC Expert Reaction: Record Dry Spells And Effects On Forests

With no rain forecast before Sunday, Auckland is about to break a record for the city's longest dry spell. Niwa says Auckland is likely to hit 40 consecutive days without rain this weekend . The upper North Island is seeing severe meterological ... More>>


Reserve Bank: Official Cash Rate Remains At 1.0 Percent

The Monetary Policy Committee has decided to keep the Official Cash Rate (OCR) at 1.0 percent. Employment is at or slightly above its maximum sustainable level while consumer price inflation is close to the 2 percent mid-point of our target range. ... More>>


Science Media Centre: Novel Coronavirus Detected In China – Expert Reaction

The virus was detected after more than 40 people were hospitalised with pneumonia in Wuhan City, China and the outbreak traced to a large animal and seafood market. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that person-to-person transmission ... More>>


NZ First: Launch Of Parliament Petition To Remove Aluminium Dross

This afternoon to a crowd of over 100 people in Mataura -- Mark Patterson, New Zealand First List MP based in Clutha-Southland launched a parliamentary petition regarding the aluminium dross issue in Mataura, Southland. The petition asks that the House ... More>>