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New Zealand Half Year Update: Ageing ICT Assets Need Overhaul

by Cameron Sinclair •
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There are some meaty implications for the ICT industry in New Zealand’s 2021-22 Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update, released by Minister of Finance Grant Robertson on 15 December 2021.

The Update outlines a pressing need to overhaul ageing ICT assets, particularly in the health and education sectors. It states the need  for agencies to comply with existing ‘cloud-first’ policies, warns of the likelihood of acute skilled labour shortages in 2022, and suggests the possibility of a digital services tax in 2024.

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Jurisdiction
  • NZ
Category
  • Hardware
  • IT Services
Sector
  • Education
  • Health
  • Local Government
  • Revenue