5 Top New Zealand Tech Companies to Know

These tech companies in New Zealand work across industries like finance, e-commerce and healthcare. Many have a global presence.

Written by Abel Rodriguez
Published on Mar. 25, 2024
5 Top New Zealand Tech Companies to Know
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New Zealand’s tech industry is growing, already contributing billions of dollars to the national economy and employing thousands of workers. While the sector is producing new technology and customer products, it’s also uplifting other sectors of the economy by “enhancing business solutions” and growing “digital skills capabilities of the workforce,” according to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Here’s our list of the top tech companies in New Zealand you should know. 

New Zealand Tech Companies to Know

  • Cin7
  • Xero
  • Orion Health
  • Laybuy
  • CricHQ


Top Tech Companies in New Zealand

Cin7 operates an inventory platform that helps retailers and wholesalers create business efficiencies. Its product, the Connected Inventory Performance 101, provides accounting, e-commerce and automation services, helping clients gain granular data into their product inventory and unlock actionable insights. The company is headquartered in Auckland but operates all over the world.


Xero is a cloud-based financial ecosystem servicing small businesses. Its platform features a number of tools and integrations. It can also process payroll, pay bills, expense claims and more. Although headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Xero operates offices in all corners of the globe, including New Zealand. 

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Orion Health’s platform is a digital solution reimagining healthcare. The platform consolidates patient data across care providers and also shares the collected data with patients and doctors. Orion Health also uses its platform for data insights, which help medical professionals improve clinical outcomes. 


Laybuy is a New Zealand-based buy-now-pay-later, or BNPL, service. Through its platform, shoppers can spread out their purchases into six payments without being charged interest or fees. Laybuy’s platform also features a digital card for in-store purchases and a “boost” feature where users can spend over their credit limit by making a larger first payment. 


CricHQ is a digital cricket platform used by countless sports organizations, fans and clubs. The platform provides real-time score tracking and collects data that’s then used to predict match outcomes using a machine learning engine.

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