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.

  • ANZ

    They may be a bank, but they can help you achieve your dreams. Build a rocket and aim for the sky!


    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

    Find your greatness and explore tech career pathways with AUT.

  • Bank of New Zealand

    BNZ have been helping their customers make their goals a reality for over 150 years, and now they're working with them to redesign banking for the future.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Department of Internal Affairs

    The Department of Internal Affairs is a recognised leader in public service. Our function is to serve and connect people, communities and government to build a safe, prosperous and respected nation.

  • First Home Coach Limited

    Our mission is to fix the broken home buying process and improve lives. Everything we do, from running events in the community, to our choice of value-aligned partners and how we prioritise product features, comes from our drive to achieve this.

  • 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.

  • 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 Software Corporation

    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.

  • Kiwibank

    Kiwibank launched in 2002 as a better banking alternative for New Zealanders. We're a bank made for New Zealanders, by New Zealanders. Helping Kiwis achieve financial independence is what we do. And we keep your money where it belongs—right here,...

  • 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.

  • MBIE

    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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.