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Whakarongorau Aotearoa improves reporting capabilities and operational efficiencies with NICE CXone

Hoboken, N.J.– March 08, 2023 – NICE (Nasdaq: NICE) today announced that Whakarongorau Aotearoa – New Zealand Telehealth Services has implemented NICE’s CXone cloud-native platform to transform its contact center operations and deliver frictionless customer experiences to support the health of the New Zealand public.

Whakarongorau Aotearoa is a social enterprise that manages the New Zealand government-funded national telehealth services across seven digital channels as part of the National Telehealth Services Contract, operating several contact centers.

After growing its operations significantly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to respond to the needs of the public, Whakarongorau Aotearoa realized it needed a more agile and flexible solution to handle its operational needs. To move into its next phase of maturity and to better respond to strategic opportunities and community needs digitally, Whakarongorau Aotearoa selected NICE and its partner Converged Communication Network Applications (CCNA) to transition its contact center environment to a mature, cloud-based contact center solution that delivers greater scalability to rapidly respond to changing business requirements and adapt to evolving public health concerns.

NICE CXone enables Whakarongorau Aotearoa to meet its immediate needs. As Whakarongorau Aotearoa operates the centralized platform for New Zealand’s National Telehealth Services, it provides significant reporting requirements to the New Zealand government. CXone delivers comprehensive reporting capabilities that allow the organization to achieve greater insight into its services at a granular level, providing Whakarongorau Aotearoa the ability to further streamline its operations. Additionally, CXone allows Whakarongorau Aotearoa to continue to evolve and deliver to more channels in which it can better support the New Zealand public.

Mike Mulvaney, Director of Technology Services, Whakarongorau Aotearoa – New Zealand Telehealth Services, said, “The health of the New Zealand public is of the utmost concern for Whakarongorau Aotearoa. NICE CXone enables us to rapidly respond to changing public health events, seamlessly scale the supporting workforce as needed without disruption to service users and will empower us to provide better service to reach even more New Zealanders.”

Darren Rushworth, President, NICE International, said, “CXone will provide Whakarongorau Aotearoa the ability to seamlessly move into its next phase of maturity and grow with the organization as it continues to evolve. CXone will allow them to support New Zealanders effectively and create exceptional customer experiences.”

About Whakarongorau Aotearoa
Whakarongorau Aotearoa is a social enterprise owned by ProCare and Pegasus Health, which manages the New Zealand government-funded, free to the public, 24x7 national telehealth services across seven digital channels. The services Whakarongorau Aotearoa runs include General Practice After Hours services and those that are funded as part of the National Telehealth Services Contract with the New Zealand government (from 2015). These include Healthline, 1737 Need to talk?, Peer Support, Quitline, ambulance secondary triage, the Gambling Helpline, the Alcohol Drug Helpline, and Poisons Advice. For more information visit https://whakarongorau.nz/

About CCNA
Converged Communication Network Applications Pty Ltd (CCNA) delivers leading technology solutions and services within the Enterprise, Government, and Carrier marketplace. The innovative design, development, and implementation of converged communication network applications are CCNA’s core area of expertise. CCNA is Australian owned and operated with offices across Australia and New Zealand and delivers services through Asia to implement global solutions. For more information visit https://ccna.com.au/about

About NICE
With NICE (Nasdaq: NICE), it’s never been easier for organizations of all sizes around the globe to create extraordinary customer experiences while meeting key business metrics. Featuring the world’s #1 cloud native customer experience platform, CXone, NICE is a worldwide leader in AI-powered self-service and agent-assisted CX software for the contact center – and beyond. Over 25,000 organizations in more than 150 countries, including over 85 of the Fortune 100 companies, partner with NICE to transform - and elevate - every customer interaction. www.nice.com 

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