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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…

 

New Zealand digital ID trust framework nears passage into law

A draft piece of legislation that gives New Zealanders more control on how to manage and share their digital identity…

 

A few ‘shoulds’ in otherwise detailed NZ biometric policy

A New Zealand government position paper on biometrics regulation is an antidote to privacy advocates around the world despairing that…

 

NZ airport face biometrics trial deployed against Privacy Commissioner advice

New Zealand’s Aviation Security Service (AvSec), a branch of the country’s Civil Aviation Authority, started trials of a new face…

 

New Zealand close behind Australia in establishing consumer data right legislation

New Zealand Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark plans to create a consumer data right legislation for consumers to…

 

Security enhancements amid the biometric passport power shuffle

Singaporean biometric passports will double in validity length, New Zealand ones will become more secure and political changes see a…

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