NZ Statistical Association News & Events

Scam Emails

There have been emails circulating which have NOT been sent out by the NZ Statistical Association. :

“Thank you very much for your participation in the survey regarding telephone habits in New Zealand.

As we wrote in our study, there were 5 phones up for grabs among the participants and we are happy to tell you that you have been selected.

Get your mobile phone here

Due to a tremendously high interest, we need you to respond quickly through the link above. If no position is taken within two days, the phone is passed to a new selected.”


“Thank you very much for your participation in our study.

In connection with the study, we distributed five mobile phones and it is with great pleasure that we can inform you that you have been chosen.  Retrieve smartphone.”


“I am tied up right now, Can you purchase itunes gift card 6 pieces – $100 each?

I would reimburse you when am through,

Let me know also i would prefer to call you but can’t receive or call at the moment with my line.”


NZ Statistical Association Conference 2019


Visualisation for Data Science

Grand Central, 161 Cashel Street, Christchurch 8011, Christchurch

Thursday 9 May 2019 9:00am – 4:30pm
Ticket Information:
  • General: $503.50 ($500.00 + $3.50 fees)
  • NZ Statistical Assoc members: $403.50 ($400.00 + $3.50 fees)
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Mathematics in Industry NZ

24-28 June 2019,

University of Auckland Science Centre

Mathematics-in-Industry NZ (MINZ) events offer a collaborative approach to industry problem solving, where mathematical scientists tackle real life problems shared by companies.This week-long intensive period of collaborative brain-storming is a great way of solving problems arising in industry and the environment.

Come join us at University of Auckland Campus to solve interesting and vital industry challenges to help New Zealand businesses innovate and grow.

During the week long MINZ study group you will get to meet and work with fellow mathematicians from NZ and around the world to demonstrate your skills directly to industry representatives.

MINZ events deliver:

  • Methods to solve complex industrial problems
  • Links with mathematical scientists from top universities and national laboratories across the country
  • Access to advanced computing solutions and environments
  • Highly cost effective access to scientific advice
  • Fresh input of new ideas.

Latest Newsletter – January 2019


Data Science curriculum frameworks for schools

INVITATION TO COMMENT on draft, BY 31 MAY 2019 The International Data Science for Schools Project (IDSSP) is an international collaborative activity to develop a curriculum framework for pre-calculus introductory course in Data Science for the last two years of high school, and to develop a parallel framework to teach… Read More