Govt's year zero approach to tech, science and innovation

Govt's year zero approach to tech, science and innovation
Judith Collins, the minister of everything tech. (Image NZME)
Peter Griffin
The 20th birthday party for Wellington startup incubator Creative HQ last week was a good opportunity to gauge the mood among the capital’s techie types as the new coalition government beds in.The tone of the conversations I had in the sun on the waterfront balcony of Foxglove was one of optimism that a more business-friendly government is now in power, mixed with nervousness about the big unknowns clouding the country’s new approach to fostering innovation. Judith Collins, the minister of everything tech-related, knew her audi...

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