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Young People stories

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Life101 Launchpad: Online course teaching practical skills to youth
Wed, 27th Dec 2023
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edutech
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rangatahi
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students
Life101 Launchpad, a new online programme, aims to bolster youth financial literacy and life skills. .
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Blue Connections IT donates 205 backpacks to Backpacks 4 VIC Kids charity
Wed, 1st Nov 2023
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sustainable it
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network infrastructure
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partner programmes
Blue Connections IT has donated 205 backpacks to the charity Backpacks 4 VIC Kids, emphasising its community commitment.
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Call for action on UK digital skills gap for women
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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business
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engineering
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government
UK leaders call for action to alleviate the digital skills gap, especially for women, amid rising tech sector demand.
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KnowBe4 launches a educational cybersecurity game on Roblox
Mon, 9th Oct 2023
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ransomware
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gaming
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advanced persistent threat protection
KnowBe4 launches free cybersecurity game 'Hack-A-Cat' on the Roblox platform, aiming to educate on cyber threats.
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Black & White Engineering Expands Global Team with 93 New Hires
Thu, 16th Feb 2023
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knowledge management
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young people
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collaboration
Engineering firm Black and White Engineering is expanding its workforce, having experienced a 34% increase in staffing over the past year.
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How well do rangatahi understand cyber safety in Aotearoa?
Fri, 12th Aug 2022
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online safety
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cios
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netsafe
Do rangatahi in Aotearoa understand the importance of being safe online, or has lifelong exposure to the internet resulted in widespread complacency?.
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Government invests in financial literacy education
Wed, 7th Jun 2017
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financial literacy
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budgeting
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money management
Government invests $10.2m in financial education initiatives to equip young New Zealanders with money management skills.
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Kiwi startup takes out global award; recognised by Steve Wozniak
Mon, 22nd Aug 2016
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smartphones
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apple
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technology gifts
New Zealand's oDocs has been named the global Best Startup, Social Impact in the annual Talent Unleashed Awards for technological entrepreneurship.
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'LinkedIn for Youth' platform launches for students, graduates and educators
Thu, 28th Jul 2016
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social media
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support
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nz
The platform connects youth, educators, service providers and businesses together to support students through education, training and employment.
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Christchurch schools to benefit from $200,000 donation from SKY
Tue, 24th May 2016
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earthquakes
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sky
Christchurch's quake-hit schools to get new turfs from SKY's generous £200k donation, boosting post-disaster recovery.
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$1 million new funding for NZ ON Air-Canada joint projects
Thu, 17th Mar 2016
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digital media
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nz on air
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collaboration
NZ On Air and Canada Media Fund will receive $1 million in funding for three new projects, it was announced today.
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N4L: 1815 schools and counting as connections steam ahead
Mon, 13th Jul 2015
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n4l
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ministry of education
More than 572,000 Kiwi students and teachers across 1815 schools can now access safe, fast internet via N4L's managed network.
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Chatham Rock 'aghast' after EPA declines seabed mining consent; stock tumbles 95%
Wed, 11th Feb 2015
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government
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chatham rock phosphate
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epa
Environmental Protection Authority declines marine consent for Chatham Rock Phosphate, causing shares to plummet 95%.
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NZ govt's social housing plans aim to alleviate poverty, PM Key says
Mon, 3rd Nov 2014
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housing
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community
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government
The government's plan to increase the private provision of state-housing is part of a wider goal to alleviate the country's most vulnerable by putt.
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NZ divided over the great online voting debate...
Tue, 15th Jul 2014
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cloud services
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nz
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government
Debating the potential for online voting in New Zealand saw a room divided at the NetHui conference...
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Secrets to launching a successful side-business
Wed, 8th Jan 2014
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blogging
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linkedin
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social media
Side-gigs, from blogging and life coaching to freelance writing or web designing, are quickly becoming an essential part of building a successful career in the new economy.
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Wanted: IT bright sparks
Wed, 10th Jul 2013
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awards
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bright sparks
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software
Students with a talent for IT, electronics or engineering are being sought for the 2013 Bright Sparks competition.
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Under 25 year-olds most at risk from social networking
Thu, 16th Sep 2010
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cloud services
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facebook
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youtube
Recent research conducted by security company AVG has revealed both a plethora of compromised pages on social networking sites such as Facebook, and that young people (those 25 years and under) are the most at risk from these infections.
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Kiwi World Cup Google doodle is live
Tue, 15th Jun 2010
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google
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nz
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young people
Google New Zealand changes its homepage doodle for tonight's first All Whites game.
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Vote for Kiwi World Cup ‘Google Doodle’
Wed, 2nd Jun 2010
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google
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nz
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young people
Google has posted the ten New Zealand finalists in its first-ever global Doodle 4 Google competition.
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Youngsters gripped by technology
Thu, 21st Jan 2010
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us
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kids
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study
Kids today are entertainment media junkies, spending more than 50 hours a week with their cell phone, music player or game console, according to a US study.
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Bebo UK offers one-click child protection
Fri, 20th Nov 2009
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online safety
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report
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young people
British users of social network Bebo now have a one-click tool to report possible incidents of child abuse or ‘grooming’ online, and a UK agency concerned with the welfare of young people in cyberspace hopes other networks will follow suit.