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Biometric Update regularly publishes articles about New Zealand. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news about New Zealand. More tags may be explored by reviewing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

Hikvision security camera deployments come under scrutiny in New Zealand

The use of Hikvision security cameras is being reviewed by some organizations in New Zealand, following the UK recently rolling…

 

Māori say New Zealand govt ignoring them on digital ID work

One of the fundamental rules of face biometrics is to be inclusive, but that advice allegedly was ignored in New…

 

Selfie biometric authentication apps rolled out by India, New Zealand governments

It is now possible for Aadhaar digital ID account holders to verify their identity using their phone when accessing some…

 

Biometric passport availability updates: Dominica, New Zealand, Philippines, Rwanda, Barbados

Dominica has set August 30, 2022 as the deadline for all nationals to obtain the new biometric passport in replacement…

 

Progress on international digital ID interoperability: DGX report

Singapore’s Digital Government Exchange (DGX) Digital Identity Working Group (DIWG) has published a new report highlighting the efforts of eight…

 

Māori data experts want indigenous data to be classified as a ‘treasured possession’

Legislative frameworks for digital identity and data to be introduced by the New Zealand government this year have been criticized…

 

GBG reaches $19M deal for New Zealand selfie biometrics provider Cloudcheck

GBG has acquired New Zealand-based biometrics provider Cloudcheck in a £14 million (US$18.9 million) deal to strengthen its position in the Australasia…

 

No live facial recognition for New Zealand Police in self-regulation pledge

An independent review of the opportunities and risks associated with facial recognition commissioned by New Zealand Police has made a…

 

Cross-border digital ID is coming: Mastercard plans to supply infrastructure

National identity representatives from the APAC region discussed their preparations for borderless digital identity and interoperability at the Singapore Fintech…

 

Specifications for NZ COVID pass published

New Zealand has published specs for its COVID-19 domestic-use vaccine pass and its verifier. The news comes as worldwide cases…

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