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600 more tech workers coming soon

Paul Matthews. 21 January 2022, 5:06 pm
600 more tech workers coming soon

Late last year Minister Clark announced that Cabinet had approved a Class Exception for 600 overseas tech workers to come to New Zealand. This was great news for our industry, with many companies suffering with the border restrictions currently in place.

But when will it be available and how will it work?

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ITP CEO Paul Matthews stepping down next year

Anthony Dowling. 13 December 2021, 5:24 pm

After 14 years at the helm of ITP, CEO Paul Matthews has made the call to step down next year to pursue other opportunities.

Paul has made a massive contribution to ITP and the profession over many years, and we absolutely wish him well for what will no doubt be a bright future. Paul stepping down is the end of an era, but our work for our professional community will continue.

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UNESCO adopts a global agreement on the ethics of artificial intelligence

By Elizabeth Eastwood. 08 December 2021, 9:12 am

UNESCO has adopted a recommendation on the ethics of artificial intelligence which bans the use of AI systems for social scoring and mass surveillance.

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ITP releases Skills Portfolio tools to help advance careers

ITP Team. 17 November 2021, 3:43 pm

IT Professionals NZ today released their full CareerAdvance programme, including a Skills Portfolio tool paired with career planning resources and a recently refreshed full mentoring programme.

Wit…

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Quick ITP update and upcoming events

Paul Matthews. 12 October 2021, 3:00 pm

[From Tuesday] The last week we've been working on updating the skills component of the Digital Tech Industry Transformation Plan, and embedding it into the overall plan. Government has also released …

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Quick ITP update and upcoming events

Paul Matthews. 20 September 2021, 3:26 pm

[From Monday] This week we're excited to announce our first three Specialist Groups, to support growth and development in new ways or working, data, and cybersecurity. These will be awesome, helping m…

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Quick ITP update and upcoming events

Paul Matthews. 01 September 2021, 9:00 am

[From Wednesday] For much of NZ it's a huge relief to be dropping back to Level 3 today. And for those in Auckland and Northland - you'll be out in no time and thanks for everything you're doing to ke…

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Quick ITP update and upcoming events

Paul Matthews. 24 August 2021, 4:14 pm

[From Tuesday] It's lockdown again! But don't worry, we'll be out again before we know it. And in the meantime, there's heaps going on:

As part of ITP's 60 year celebrations, we've recently releas…

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Women's Leadership Symposium - STEM sector attendance grants available

Peter Griffin. 03 August 2021, 10:10 am

Entrepreneur Theresa Gattung, journalist Alison Mau and the director-general of the Security Intelligence Service, Rebecca Kitteridge, will headline the Women's Leadership Symposium in Auckland next m…

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Quick ITP update and upcoming events

Paul Matthews. 26 July 2021, 4:35 pm

[From Monday] Well what an amazing month we've had at ITP, and this week is going to be no exception.

We've been running our ITx conference this years as a series of mini-conference "Innovation Day…

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Quick ITP update and upcoming events

Paul Matthews. 19 July 2021, 4:05 pm

Wow, what an amazing week last week.

As well as running the ITx Innovation Days in Wellington and Nelson with good crowds and excellent talks, we also ran the CITRENZ Conference Weds-Friday, the IT…

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