Technology and the Māori Language Awards 2012

The Māori Language Awards 2012 were held on Friday last week in Tauranga. It was an inspiring event that celebrated the contributions of 30 individuals and organisations who have contributed to te reo Māori through their work. I attended the event with my colleague Anne Taylor, who has supported Microsoft’s investment in te reo Māori…

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OneBuzz Wins NZ Imagine Cup 2011

Yesterday’s Imagine Cup final held at the University of Auckland Business School proves the passion and enthusiasm that tertiary students acrosss the country have to solve the world’s toughest problems with technology. Not only did they have inspired ideas, but many teams had already brought them to fruition through impressive working prototypes and real-world tests….

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Connecting Communities forum

Microsoft New Zealand will be hosting a Connecting Communities forum targeting the nonprofit and charity sector with the focus on technology. The free forum is being held at Microsoft offices in Auckland on November 9th 2010. Technology plays an important role for nonprofits, charities and community organisations across Australia. This forum will bring together business…

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Citizen Advice Bureau receives Microsoft’s largest ever donation in New Zealand

Excerpt from Microsoft New Zealand media release The Citizen’s Advice Bureau has launched a new website, making its database of national and local information available directly to people on the web. The new website was made possible due to support from multiple partners including a $5.5 million software donation by Microsoft New Zealand – the…

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Helping people affected by the Christchurch earthquake

Following the earthquake that has devastated many parts of Christchurch and the Canterbury Region this month, Microsoft New Zealand is making the following support offerings available to affected customers and partners: – For consumers (typically with 1 or 2 standalone PCs) experiencing software issues related to Microsoft products, as they restart their PCs, or have to…

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