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Hi-Tech Awards Celebrate Tech Success

Vocus on May 17 2016

The NZ Hi-Tech Awards celebrate New Zealand’s most successful high-tech companies and highest achieving individuals. This year the winners are being announced on May 20 at the Viaduct Events Centre during the Annual Hi-Tech Awards Gala Dinner.

Sponsoring the popular event this year is Vocus Communications; one of the fastest-growing telecommunications companies across Australia and New Zealand. From a start-up in 2008 to an ASX100 company with a market capitalisation of $4.8 billion this year, Vocus now own and operate the number 1 Trans-Tasman data, voice and Internet network.

“It’s a natural fit for Vocus to sponsor the awards this year – we’re an innovative business showing our support for emerging innovation in the tech space,” says Vocus NZ CEO Mark Callander. “It’s not so long ago we were one of the little guys, so it just goes to show how quickly things can change.”

“Many Vocus customers and partners are great innovators themselves and have been have been past award winners. We are proud to support the next generation of entrepreneurs by sponsoring the 2016 Hi-Tech Awards.”

About the finalists of the Vocus Innovative Hi-Tech Services Award:

Revolution Fibres Ltd: revolutionfibres.com

Revolution Fibres Ltd is a nanofibre production company based in Auckland. They develop, produce and market nanofibre and nanofibre products.

Flick Electric Co: flickelectric.co.nz

Flick Electric Co. gives New Zealanders access to the wholesale price of electricity direct from the spot market, utilising an online portal and charging transparent service fees for retail services.

Figure.NZ: figure.nz

Figure.NZ is a social enterprise creating a data democracy in New Zealand. Figure.NZ sources data from organisations throughout the public and private sectors, imports it into their powerful platform, and then publishes it in a suite of standardised formats so everyone can use it.

For more information about the NZ Hi-Tech Awards, visit: hitech.org.nz