Menu
Kiwi big guns descend on Wellington for 2015 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards

Kiwi big guns descend on Wellington for 2015 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards

The crème de la crème of the Kiwi ICT industry heads to Wellington tonight, for the eagerly anticipated 2015 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards.

The crème de la crème of the Kiwi ICT industry heads to Wellington tonight, for the eagerly anticipated 2015 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards.

As revealed by Computerworld New Zealand in March, a record number of entries from a record number of companies across the country have lifted the bar for this year’s New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards, with finalists spanning the breadth of the technology sector.

Set to be announced at a black-tie gala dinner at the TSB Arena this evening, this year’s international judges include renowned American business strategist, Gary Hamel; co-founder of Apple, Steve Wozniak; founder of Massive, Claudia Batten; Director of Engineering for Google in New York, Craig Nevill-Manning; Senior Vice President for Cisco, Howard Charney; Andy Lark; CMO of Xero and Managing Director for IDG Ventures, Pat Kenealy.

“This year’s finalists span the full spectrum of the hi-tech sector with a record number of new companies entering for the first time," said Wayne Norrie, Chair of the Hi-Tech Trust, at the time of revealing the finalists for 2015.

"There has been a huge number of entries across the board and it’s awesome the level of entries in the start-up and young achiever categories has been so high.

“The New Zealand technology sector is clearly in great shape for the future with so many dynamic young companies embarking on their big journey.

"The Hi-Tech trust is looking forward to following these new emerging companies and individuals and the diversity they bring to the tech sector.”

Both Computerworld New Zealand and CIO New Zealand will be reporting live from the TSB Arena this evening so follow the action on Twitter through #htanz.

Here’s a quick reminder of the finalists:

PwC Hi-Tech Company of the Year 2015

• ARANZ Geo

• Serko

• Shotover Camera Systems

• Xero

Cisco Hi-Tech Emerging Company of the Year

• ARANZ Medical

• Dbvisit

• Movio

• Totara Learning

• Unleashed Software

• Volpara Solutions

New Zealand Venture Investment Fund (NZVIF) Hi-Tech Start-Up Company of the Year

• Career Engagement Group

• Mindscape

• Stretchsense

• Timely

Follow Us

Join the New Zealand Reseller News newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags xeroserkonz Hi-Tech awards

Slideshows

Top 50 defining moments of the New Zealand channel in 2016

Top 50 defining moments of the New Zealand channel in 2016

Reseller News looks back on a tumultuous 12 months for the New Zealand channel, assessing the fallout from a year of sizeable industry change. Whether it be local or global mergers and acquisitions, distribution deals or job changes, the channel that started the year differs somewhat to the one set to finish it - Reseller News assesses the key moments that made 2016.​

Top 50 defining moments of the New Zealand channel in 2016
​Hewlett Packard Enterprise honours high achieving NZ channel

​Hewlett Packard Enterprise honours high achieving NZ channel

Hewlett Packard Enterprise honoured its top performing Kiwi partners at the second running of its HPE Partner Awards in New Zealand, held at a glitzy ceremony in Auckland. Recognising excellence across eight categories - from distributors to resellers - the tech giant celebrated its first year as a standalone company, following its official split from HP in 2015.

​Hewlett Packard Enterprise honours high achieving NZ channel
Nutanix treats channel partners to Christmas cruise

Nutanix treats channel partners to Christmas cruise

Nutanix recently took to the seas for a Christmas Cruise around Sydney Harbour with its Australia and New Zealand staff, customers and partners to celebrate a stellar year for the vendor. With the sun out, they were all smiles and mingled over drinks and food.

Nutanix treats channel partners to Christmas cruise
Show Comments