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ICT Discussion Paper

Gareth Hughes MP
Gareth Hughes MP
gareth [dot] hughes [at] parliament [dot] govt [dot] nz (Email)
Russel Norman MP
Russel Norman MP
russel [dot] norman [at] parliament [dot] govt [dot] nz (Email)

The Green Party has launched a package of proposed initiatives to help grow the ICT sector.

Government investment in a second internet cable system, supported by smarter government procurement policies, will lead a step-change in the ICT economy, growing exports and creating green jobs.

The ICT sector is a key component of our vision for a smart green economy: The potential of the sector is huge, the jobs are well paid, and continued growth won't come at the cost of our environment.

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