Our Partners

Partnering with the AI Forum to advance Artificial Intelligence capability in New Zealand

The following Corporate, Government and University organisations have partnered with the AI Forum on projects to grow artificial intelligence capability, knowledge and understanding in New Zealand.

  • Air New Zealand

    The Air New Zealand Group operates a global network that provides air passenger services and cargo transport services to, from and within New Zealand to more than 15 million passengers a year.

  • ANZ

    At ANZ our purpose is to shape a world where people and communities thrive. That is why we strive to create a balanced, sustainable economy in which everyone can take part and build a better life.


    Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) is the region’s economic growth agency and a proud Auckland Council organisation. We work to advance Auckland's prosperity through a number of programmes and initiatives.

  • Auckland University of Technology

    Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is a contemporary university, with a distinctive approach to teaching and learning, focused on providing student-centred, innovative and responsive learning experiences.

  • Centrality

    Centrality is a graph theory term – a point in a decentralised system that unites to other points. Likewise, Centrality's platform connects start-ups to foundational elements of their business operations

  • Chapman Tripp

    As New Zealand’s leading full-service law firm, we have quite a reputation to live up to; it keeps us on our toes and motivates us to seek out ways to do things better and smarter.

  • ChristchurchNZ

    ChristchurchNZ is the city’s economic development and city profile agency charged with igniting bold ambition, excitement, connecting changemakers, stimulating economic activity and attracting visitors to Ōtautahi Christchurch.

  • Dimension Data

    Dimension Data is an ICT leader. We bring local and global together. Our local autonomy and flexibility combined with our global strength give us the ability to provide great business outcomes for our clients.

  • Equifax

    Using the combined strength of unique trusted data, technology and innovative analytics, Equifax has grown from a consumer credit company into a leading provider of insights and knowledge.

  • Gentrack

    Essential software for essential services. Billing and customer management solutions for energy utilities and water companies.

  • Google New Zealand

    Google’s mission is to organize the world‘s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Since our founding in 1998, Google has grown by leaps and bounds.

  • IAG

    IAG NZ trades under the State, NZI, AMI, Lumley & Lantern brands. We also underwrite general insurance for some of the country’s leading financial institutions.

  • IBM

    At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate.

  • Inland Revenue

    Inland Revenue plays a critical role in improving the economic and social wellbeing of New Zealanders. We collect 80% of the Crown's revenue as well as collecting and disbursing social support programme payments.

  • Jade

    Jade Software brings together creative people, integrated design methods and performance engineered technology to solve hard business problems. Jade Software markets and sells its products through more than 40 partners in 80 countries.

  • Microsoft New Zealand

    Computers are actively learning about the world around them. AI is no longer the stuff of science fiction. It’s happening now. At Microsoft, we’re infusing artificial intelligence across everything we make.

  • Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

    We are the New Zealand Government’s leading business-facing agency. We provide world class policy, advice, regulation and services to support New Zealand businesses to grow.

  • Ministry of Education

    The Ministry of Education is the Government's lead advisor on the New Zealand education system, shaping direction for sector agencies and providers.

  • Ministry of Social Development

    Our Ministry is all about helping to build successful individuals, and in turn building strong, healthy families and communities. It’s a big job - we’re tackling some of the big issues in society, like family violence.

  • Oracle New Zealand

    Leading the cloud. From intelligent business applications to infrastructure, we deliver tomorrow’s emerging technologies today, like the world’s first - and only - autonomous database.

  • Solnet Solutions

    We’re a team of specialists ready to design, deliver, and support your digital and IT transformation. We design, develop, integrate and support business solutions built on scalable, highly available and reliable technology platforms.

  • Spark New Zealand

    Spark's success is dependent on our customers in one key market: New Zealand. That's why we're passionate about using technology to be truly useful to our customers, helping make our country better and enriching the lives of all New Zealanders.

  • Springload

    We’re changing the way businesses, government, and not-for-profits work and connect. We do this through the clever use of technology and by taking a human-centred approach to everything we do.

  • Statistics New Zealand

    Stats NZ Tatauranga Aotearoa supplies some of New Zealand’s most important statistics, data and insights to allow decision makers to make informed decisions to improve social, economic and environmental growth for New Zealanders.

  • University of Auckland

    Since its founding in 1883, the University of Auckland has grown to become New Zealand's flagship, research-led university, known for the excellence of its teaching, its research, and its service to communities.

  • University of Canterbury

    When established in 1873, Canterbury College, as the University was originally known, was only the second university in New Zealand. It was set up on the Oxbridge model with one major difference: women students were admitted from the start.

  • University of Otago

    Founded in 1869, the University of Otago is New Zealand’s oldest and finest university. Most teaching takes place on the Dunedin campus and the majority of the University’s 20,000 students have come from outside the Dunedin area.

  • Victoria University of Wellington

    Victoria University of Wellington, Te Whare Wānanga o te Ūpoko o te Ika a Māui, is the number one university in New Zealand for research quality, and attracts exceptional staff and students from around the world.

  • Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA)

    As the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) our role is to enhance the region’s prosperity, vibrancy and liveability through supporting economic growth.

  • Westpac New Zealand

    Nearly a quarter of all Kiwis bank with Westpac, so we’ve got great experience and knowledge to draw on when it comes to helping people with their very first bank account, all the way through to their retirement.

  • Xero

    Xero connects you to all things business. We started Xero to change the game for small business. Our beautiful cloud-based accounting software connects people with the right numbers anytime, anywhere, on any device.

  • Zag

    Zag (formerly Soltius) is New Zealand's leading and most trusted SAP provider, as well as a certified Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting Partner.