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Blockchain
Lost Socks NFT’s to start minting mid February
Following the success of many recent Non-fungible tokens, a odd new entrant is launching this month with a focus on your laundry.
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Vodafone
Vodafone, Te Rourou foundation launch emergency grant, match donations for Tonga tsunami recovery
Vodafone and Te Rourou, Vodafone Aotearoa Foundation are joining forces to support relief efforts in Tonga, as the island nation faces significant damages caused by the eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai. 
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Artificial Intelligence
AI-driven GiveTech expands globally, helping charities innovate in fundraising
Australian GiveTech startup Dataro has announced its AUD 2.5 million seed funding round led by Basis Set Ventures, Black Sheep Capital, and Save The Children. 
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Ingram Micro
Ingram Micro equips St John with state-of-the-art technology
The technology gifted to St John includes Jabra headsets, Yealink and Poly conference phones, and Logitech keyboard and mouse sets, worth over $8,000. 
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Charity
Online auction to help struggling Kiwi hospo businesses
Trade Me auctions are driving grants to New Zealand based hospitality sector businesses
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Boomi
Boomi launches charitable donation program led by user community
Boomi has announced a new charitable donation program led by its Boomiverse user community. 
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Charity
Cognizant commits $250 million to global corporate social responsibility initiatives
"We are determined to live our purpose of improving everyday life and apply our technology and business expertise to help tackle global problems."
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Charity
Vodafone NZ donates more than $43 million to over 1000 charities
The company has supported more than 1000 charitable organisations since 2002 with donations totalling over $43 million.
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Charity
Profit-for-good, connections creation company heads to NZ
meetmagic curates meetings between IT leaders and problem solvers from leading tech companies, and donates at least half to a worthy charity.
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Blockchain
Interview: Blockchain's opportunities for NGOs, charities & not-for-profits
The third ledger' could transform the way that organisations interact with each other, says Dr Sanjaya Kuruppu.
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Cybersecurity
Fortinet resolves to help communities through new Corporate Foundation
“Through the establishment of a Corporate Foundation, we are extending investments in security training and education, employee community engagement and disaster relief efforts to empower and protect our communities, as well as positively impact our business, employees, customers and shareholders.”
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Payroll
PaySauce's payroll feature simplifies charity donations
PaySauce, a local employment solutions provider, is encouraging more people to get into the spirit of giving to charity.
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Dicker Data
Dicker Data donates $100k to help native animals during bushfires
The donation will go to the Australian Wildlife Conservancy, a non-profit that runs programmes to help the local fauna flourish.
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Motorola
Motorola promises $10m in funding to charities around the world
According to a statement, the grants will benefit more than two million students, first responders, teachers, veterans and community members in 32 countries.
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Motorola
Motorola Solutions Foundation awards $250m to non-profits
“We are proud to partner with organisations across the globe that work to create safer cities and promote innovative technology education for students.” 
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Fuji Xerox
Kiwi bosses set to take the plunge for charity
“Our tamariki and rangatahi overcome many obstacles in this ever-changing world so we are asking bosses across New Zealand to accept their own challenge."
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Charity
TechnologyOne donates $620K, delivering on Pledge 1%
The figure represents the largest-ever charitable contribution by the TechnologyOne Foundation.
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Innovation
Quarter of a million up for grabs for charities through Vodafone NZ Foundation
Vodafone New Zealand Foundation is calling on registered charities to apply for $250,000 of innovation grants.
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Healthcare
Mercy Ships: Bringing hope and healing to developing nations
Known for the medical assistance offered to developing nations, it’s not a name familiar in many circles.
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Kiwa Digital
The storybook app with a mission to cure kids this Red Nose Day
The annual Red Nose Day appeal may look a little different this year, with the addition of a new storybook app that tells the story of how that little red nose can bring hope to Kiwi families.
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Microsoft
The fascinating way Microsoft is making a social impact
Microsoft is upending how tech companies approach the not-for-profit, NGO and charity sector with a revolutionary new approach
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Social Media
'Smart arses' in a smart car on 18,000 km rally for mental health
18,000 kilometres is a long way to travel in a tiny 0.6 litre smart car, but that’s exactly what a Kiwi-British couple are doing to raise awareness of mental health.
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Charity
GALLERY: Over $59k raised for medical research on Ingram Micro Golf Day
The Golf Day was attended by more than 130 of Ingram Micro’s team members, suppliers, and customers at the North Shore Golf Club.
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Charity
TechOne bringing solar lights to students in need
The company is partnering with charity SolarBuddy to bring solar-powered lights to children in energy poverty to alleviate study stress after dark.