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Digital skills for life in Aotearoa report: tackling the growing digital divide

Earlier this month, BNZ released its Digital skills for life in Aotearoa report, acknowledging that “too many New Zealanders still sit on the digital divide.”

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Calculating the risk of co-signing a loan

People are being urged to check, double check and triple check any lending agreements they’re co-signing for whānau or friends, as tighter lending controls for Aotearoa near. The Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act (CCCFA) comes into force on 1 October 2021. This will bring a new level of scrutiny …

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Four NZ-made apps that could help improve your everyday health

With Techweek NZ kicking off this weekend, we’re continuing our celebration of all things techy. In this blog, we explore some Kiwi-made apps that could help improve your day to day health and wellbeing.

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New Zealand’s pension ranked eighth best in the world

Visual Capitalist, an online business and investment website based in Canada, released a report late last year comparing pensions plans around the world, to showcase which countries are best equipped to support their older citizens. So how did New Zealand fare? The study used data from Melbourne Mercer Global Pension …

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Thumbs up or thumbs down for digital tech? How Covid has changed the way we use technology

Running from May 22-30, Techweek is a nationwide series of events, showcasing New Zealand innovation. It’s not just for tech savvy people or those working in the industry the either – the festival includes events for people of all interest and abilities. To celebrate Techweek, blogs this month will focus on …

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