Monthly Archives: January 2017

3 years ago

BAFTA VR Advisory Group support NZVRARA

The New Zealand VR/AR Association is very pleased to announce we have gained support from the BAFTA VR Advisory Group.

” New Zealand has shown extraordinary success in the development of VR/AR technology, particularly in the development of ground-breaking VFX and computer animation to enhance the visual panorama of cinematic storytelling. We welcome NZVRARA joining our international group of VR/AR innovators and the mutual benefits of our relationship.” Roy Taylor. Chairman, BAFTA VR Advisory Group

The Virtual Reality Advisory Group has been created to explore and help articulate the impact that VR will have on the current landscape of the film, television and games industries.

Read more information on the BAFTA VR Advisory Group here.


3 years ago

International virtual and augmented reality directory launched

As a member of NZVRARA you now have access to the largest directory of over 1,688 organizations involved in VR AR MR.

The VR/AR Association (VRARA) launched theDirectory in January 2017, the most comprehensive database of solution providers in VR and AR, globally. Members of NZVRARA get access to this database allowing them to quickly and easily find solution providers or partners based on categories, qualifications, geography and more. theDirectory has over 1,000 companies in the system that are searchable by company name, category, location, and comprehensive search tags.

“The launch of theDirectory helps fulfill our mission at the VR/AR Association of making it easier to connect, grow and gain knowledge in the VR and AR ecosystem at global scale,” said Nathan Pettyjohn, Founder & President of the Global VR/AR Association.

“With nearly 300 new companies per month entering the VR and AR ecosystem over the last year, it has become a major challenge for brands and companies to know who is in the ecosystem, where they are located, and what they do, said Kris Kolo, Global Executive Director of the VRARA. “Our team at VRARA will be working everyday to build upon theDirectory to help connect our members at a global scale.”

Companies wanting to make sure they’re included in theDirectory can submit their information for validation here:

About the VR/AR Association

The VR/AR Association (VRARA) is the global industry association for Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality, connecting leading solution providers with brands and customers. VRARA accelerates growth, fosters research and education, helps develop industry standards, connects member organisations and promotes the services of member companies.

As the New Zealand Chapter for The VR/AR Association, NZVRARA members have all the same membership benefits as global members plus local benefits including a profile in the New Zealand searchable online directory and local events and meetups.

To join our growing community register at