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Digital Inclusion stories

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Equinix commits US$50 million to advance digital inclusion
Fri 30 Sep 2022
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Establishes the Equinix Foundation, an employee-driven charitable organisation, to advance digital inclusion through grants and strategic partnerships.
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LexisNexis shines light on need for financial inclusion
Fri 16 Sep 2022
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finance, leasing & rental
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transparency
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digital inclusion
The survey of banks, insurers and non-bank financial institutions aims to better understand financial institutions' commitment to financial transparency.
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How protected are migrants and refugees from cybercrime in Aotearoa?
Wed 31 Aug 2022
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cybersecurity
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online safety
Recent research has found that more than 35% of Kiwis are affected by scams weekly, so do migrants and refugees have equitable access to tools that will help protect them online?
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TUANZ to address rural connectivity at 2022 symposium
Fri 27 May 2022
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TUANZ is hosting the Rural Connectivity Symposium for the first time in person since 2019, providing a forum to discuss the state of rural connectivity.
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Microsoft unveils adaptive accessories for disability access
Fri 13 May 2022
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software
Microsoft is introducing an expansive Inclusive Tech Lab to give people with disabilities greater access to technology through new software features and adaptive accessories.
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Pandemic accelerates adoption but widens digital divide
Fri 1 Apr 2022
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digital divide
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1 in 10 Australians are digitally excluded, and it's estimated 1 in 5 New Zealanders struggle to engage in the digital world, an industry panel hears.
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How safe is New Zealand’s disabled community online?
Tue 22 Mar 2022
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cybersecurity
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netsafe
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digital inclusion
According to the Office for Disability Issues (ODI), those with disabilities account for 25% of Aotearoa's population, so what are we doing to ensure the safety of this community online?
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Digital (in)accessibility down under: Why Australia lags behind New Zealand
Tue 8 Feb 2022
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public sector
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digital inclusion
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accessibility
Infosys reveals that Australia is behind New Zealand when it comes to ensuring all digital properties are accessible.
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Breaking down barriers: Inclusion the next step on Australia’s digital journey
Mon 9 Aug 2021
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The global health crisis has fast-tracked reliance on digital technology, making it abundantly clear that people of all abilities and backgrounds must be included in all digital journeys. 
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The steps CIOs should take to advance diversity, equity and inclusion
Fri 9 Jul 2021
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“CIOs have an enormous opportunity to use their position as a digital business leader to support marginalised groups and meet executive commitments with action.”
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Four steps to achieve greater organisational diversity and inclusion
Tue 16 Feb 2021
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diversity
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Many organisations still struggle to solidify workplace cultures that are inclusive and embrace diversity. Here are four fundamental principles that guide the company’s approach to diversity.
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Analytics firm TrustSphere launches diversity & inclusion analytics product
Fri 18 Oct 2019
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“Ensuring network inclusiveness is not just an essential goal of D&I initiatives, but also correlates with business growth, innovation and social impact,” says TrustSphere CEO Manish Goel.
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Can NZ say goodbye to digital divides?
Mon 6 May 2019
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"Barriers to digital inclusion are multi-faceted and are felt unevenly across New Zealand."
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Govt announces first eight members of digital divide taskforce
Mon 19 Mar 2018
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digital divide
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nz government
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The Digital Economy and Digital Inclusion Advisory Group will advise the Govt on how it can build the digital economy and reduce digital divides.
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Digital inclusion efforts to continue after funding pulled
Tue 30 May 2017
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computers in homes
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The Computers in Homes programme will no longer be funded by the government. 20/20 Trust will continue to try & help bridge the digital divide in NZ.
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Hokitika region next to get UFB access in latest rollout
Thu 11 May 2017
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“Fibre provides the broadband equivalent of an autobahn right to the door of homes and businesses, and it will future-proof Hokitika."
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Let us tell your story - Educators is here to listen
Thu 11 May 2017
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broadband
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e-learning
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technology in the classroom
We want to hear from you. How is the changing digital landscape affecting your educational offerings? We want to tell your stories.
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Colwill School jumps towards digital equality in Massey
Wed 10 May 2017
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"We’re excited to see Spark Jump turn more homes in Massey into digital learning environments & enable more students to thrive in the digital world."
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Digital inclusion doesn't stop at the prison walls
Thu 4 May 2017
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e-learning
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online learning
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“I’m delighted we’re able to provide prisoners with more opportunities to further their education and develop positive study habits and confidence.”
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Could New Zealand be lagging behind in Digital Inclusion?
Mon 1 May 2017
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innovation partnership
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digital divide
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digital initiatives
“As more and more services go online there’s an assumption that we can all get onto our devices and complete these activities.”
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