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Top Google researcher speaking at digital summit

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, Clare Curran, Digital Nations summit, Google, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Top Google researcher speaking at digital summit

Auckland – Tomas Izo, a lead engineering director in machine perception at Google Research, will be an exciting speaker at the biggest global tech summit ever held in New Zealand in Auckland on February 19 and 20. The event, Digital Nations 2030, is an international meeting coinciding with the visiting ministerial and business delegations from the […]

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Lots for tamariki at Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival The young and young-at-heart have plenty of options at this celebration of Māori culture over Auckland Anniversary Weekend Tamariki can have lots of fun at the Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival on Auckland Anniversary Weekend at the ANZ Viaduct Events Centre and Viaduct Harbour.   From dancing and singin… Published 15 JAN 2018

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Lots for tamariki at Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival The young and young-at-heart have plenty of options at this celebration of Māori culture over Auckland Anniversary Weekend Tamariki can have lots of fun at the Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival on Auckland Anniversary Weekend at the ANZ Viaduct Events Centre and Viaduct Harbour.   From dancing and singin… Published 15 JAN 2018

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Headline: Lots for tamariki at Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival The young and young-at-heart have plenty of options at this celebration of Māori culture over Auckland Anniversary WeekendTamariki can have lots of fun at the Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival on Auckland Anniversary Weekend at the ANZ Viaduct Events […]

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Exercise still #1 new year’s resolution

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, activity, Auckland, Business, Exercise NZ, fitness, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release, Press Release Service, Richard Beddies  /  Comments Off on Exercise still #1 new year’s resolution

– Exercise is still the #1 new year’s resolution for most Kiwis, a leading New Zealand exercise expert says. Exercise NZ chief executive Richard Beddie says just doing something is better than nothing, and people wary of huge fitness challenges should start with things they enjoy. “Exercise is now the #1 sport in New Zealand with […]

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Six reasons not to start backyard trapping

By   /  January 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Auckland, Backyard trapping, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Predator control, Predator Free 2050, Predator Free New Zealand, predator-free, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Six reasons not to start backyard trapping

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Six reasons not to start backyard trapping Predator Free Ranger Kat Lane recently spent time at the NZ Flower and Garden Show chatting with visitors about backyard trapping. Of the over 1,400 visitors, only 9% were trapping pests in their backyard. These were some of […]

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8 native species you could see in the Hauraki Gulf this summer

By   /  December 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Hauraki gulf, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Summer  /  Comments Off on 8 native species you could see in the Hauraki Gulf this summer

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: 8 native species you could see in the Hauraki Gulf this summer The Hauraki Gulf Marine Park/Tikapa Moana/Te Moananui a Toi on Auckland’s doorstep is a New Zealand biodiversity hotspot. Established by legislation in 2000, this is New Zealand’s first ‘national park of the sea’. It […]

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Save the date: New flavours and sounds for the Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival With just over a month until Auckland’s annual celebration of its rich Māori culture, some new items are on the festival menu. The Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival offers something for all the senses when it returns for its third edition in late January 2018. The festival showcases the unique Māori hi… Published 20 DEC 2017

By   /  December 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Save the date: New flavours and sounds for the Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival With just over a month until Auckland’s annual celebration of its rich Māori culture, some new items are on the festival menu. The Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival offers something for all the senses when it returns for its third edition in late January 2018. The festival showcases the unique Māori hi… Published 20 DEC 2017

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Headline: Save the date: New flavours and sounds for the Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival With just over a month until Auckland’s annual celebration of its rich Māori culture, some new items are on the festival menu. The Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival offers something for all the senses […]

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18 reasons to put Auckland on your holiday wish list for 2018 Auckland is set to serve up another entertaining year-long smorgasbord of sporting and cultural events in 2018. The year starts on a high with some of the world’s best tennis stars slamming into the New Year at the ASB Classic. There’s also the chance to get up close and personal with some original… Published 20 DEC 2017

By   /  December 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on 18 reasons to put Auckland on your holiday wish list for 2018 Auckland is set to serve up another entertaining year-long smorgasbord of sporting and cultural events in 2018. The year starts on a high with some of the world’s best tennis stars slamming into the New Year at the ASB Classic. There’s also the chance to get up close and personal with some original… Published 20 DEC 2017

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Headline: 18 reasons to put Auckland on your holiday wish list for 2018 Auckland is set to serve up another entertaining year-long smorgasbord of sporting and cultural events in 2018. The year starts on a high with some of the world’s best tennis stars slamming into the […]

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NZ at risk of falling behind global tech boom

By   /  December 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, global tech, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZ Digital Skills Forum, NZTech, Press Release, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on NZ at risk of falling behind global tech boom

Auckland – The major consumer of digital skills, the tech sector, is growing rapidly and generating thousands of new roles a year in an exciting new digital economy, but NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller has questioned if New Zealand will fall behind other developed nations who are also struggling for skills. He was commenting today on […]

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Importing tech talent a financial drain

By   /  December 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, Graeme Muller, Immigration, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Education, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release, Press Release Service, tech talent  /  Comments Off on Importing tech talent a financial drain

Auckland – New Zealand’s education system for providing trained tech graduates is insufficient and the country is over reliant on importing advanced digital skills, a leading Kiwi tech expert says. NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says while the geo-political situation is currently working to New Zealand’s advantage – making it attractive for digital talent to consider […]

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Urgent tech education action needed immediately

By   /  December 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, cybersecurity, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZ Digital Skiulss Forum, NZTech, Press Release, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Urgent tech education action needed immediately

Auckland – The tech sector and the government need to urgently co-invest in education, to better align tech courses with the future demands of the sector, a landmark digital skills report says. Using insights from the New Zealand Digital Skills Forum study, tertiary education providers can be better placed to make informed decisions about current […]

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 Investment critical for a digital Kiwi nation 

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, Maori, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZ Digital Skills Forum, NZTech, pasifika, Press Release, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on  Investment critical for a digital Kiwi nation 

Auckland – The future of New Zealand’s economy hangs on its ability to swiftly embrace and invest in digital tech skills, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. He was commenting today on the release of a major digital skills report released by the New Zealand Digital Skills Forum, which is a collaborative group of leading […]

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The Abducted art show in Auckland: Kiwi icons merged

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Art, Auckland, Business, Depot Artspace, Devonport, Kiwi icons, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release, Press Release Service, Rewa Walia  /  Comments Off on The Abducted art show in Auckland: Kiwi icons merged

Auckland – Tourists to New Zealand have, in the past, not heard of Kiwi icons such as jandals, creamota, Chesdale cheese, eskimo pies, buzzy bees and pineapple lumps. But over time, symbols and icons representing a culture like New Zealand have changed and merged with the global environment, leading Auckland artist Rewa Walia says. She is […]

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A growing divide, but watch this tech space…

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  2018, 24/7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, curriculum, Digital Skills Forum, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on A growing divide, but watch this tech space…

Auckland – The government is right to raise this concern that there is a growing digital divide, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says in response to a digital report released today. Muller, one of New Zealand’s leading tech experts, says the opportunities emerging from the rapid exponential growth of technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, autonomous vehicles […]

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Auckland foodscape set to change with launch of The Kitchen Project Emerging food entrepreneurs in west Auckland can now apply for The Kitchen Project, a local initiative that offers affordable kitchen space for product development as well as a mentoring programme. The Kitchen Project, inspired by La Cocina in San Francisco – one of the most successful kitchen incu… Published 01 DEC 2017

By   /  December 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Auckland foodscape set to change with launch of The Kitchen Project Emerging food entrepreneurs in west Auckland can now apply for The Kitchen Project, a local initiative that offers affordable kitchen space for product development as well as a mentoring programme. The Kitchen Project, inspired by La Cocina in San Francisco – one of the most successful kitchen incu… Published 01 DEC 2017

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Headline: Auckland foodscape set to change with launch of The Kitchen Project Emerging food entrepreneurs in west Auckland can now apply for The Kitchen Project, a local initiative that offers affordable kitchen space for product development as well as a mentoring programme. The Kitchen Project, inspired by […]

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From petrol to electric vehicles, like cars replacing horses

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, APEC, Auckland, Business, Editor's Picks, electric vehicles, EVs, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New York, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on From petrol to electric vehicles, like cars replacing horses

Auckland – Some overseas reports say petrol cars may be obsolete by 2026 but either way the massive switch to electric vehicles will be the biggest disruptive change to people’s lives in more than 100 years, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. As New Zealand’s 15,000 motor mechanics get ready for the exciting electric vehicle (EV) […]

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Expansion of Auckland Taxi Services Hiring New Drivers

By   /  November 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Expansion of Auckland Taxi Services Hiring New Drivers

MIL OSI – Source: Press Release Service – New Zealand – PR.co.nz – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Expansion of Auckland Taxi Services Hiring New Drivers (PR.co.nz) Auckland Taxi Service announced the recruiting of additional staff for its expanding services. The chief committee along with other eminent members of the board discussed the need of employing more […]

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Northland, Wellington, Dunedin and Auckland win top exercise awards

By   /  November 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, dunedin, exercise awards, ExerciseNZ, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Northland, Press Release, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Northland, Wellington, Dunedin and Auckland win top exercise awards

Auckland – Northland’s Corinne Austin and Wellington studio Power Living New Zealand have won two of the major awards at the at the annual New Zealand’s exercise industry awards. Dunedin’s ABSolute Health and Fitness won the Independent Facility of the Year while Auckland’s Stanmore Bay Pools and Leisure won the Supreme Club of the Year and […]

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Zoo brings Auckland Bug Lab for Christmas

By   /  November 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Lifestyle, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, REGIONAL FACILITIES AUCKLAND (RFA)  /  Comments Off on Zoo brings Auckland Bug Lab for Christmas

Source: REGIONAL FACILITIES AUCKLAND (RFA) Headline: Zoo brings Auckland Bug Lab for Christmas Published Monday 27 November 2017 The blockbuster science exhibition Bug Lab, created by New Zealand’s world-famous museum Te Papa and the Academy Award© winning Weta Workshop, opens at Auckland Zoo on 20 December for a special season. This will be Bug Lab’s […]

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Stallholders wanted for 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival Applications are now open for stallholder sites at the 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival, which takes place from Thursday, 1 – Sunday, 4 March 2018 in the Auckland Domain. This free and family-friendly festival is one of Auckland’s most popular events and New Zealand’s largest cultural festival, with… Published 22 NOV 2017

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Stallholders wanted for 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival Applications are now open for stallholder sites at the 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival, which takes place from Thursday, 1 – Sunday, 4 March 2018 in the Auckland Domain. This free and family-friendly festival is one of Auckland’s most popular events and New Zealand’s largest cultural festival, with… Published 22 NOV 2017

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Headline: Stallholders wanted for 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival Applications are now open for stallholder sites at the 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival, which takes place from Thursday, 1 – Sunday, 4 March 2018 in the Auckland Domain. This free and family-friendly festival is one of Auckland’s most popular […]

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McDonald’s rewarded for putting young people at the heart of its business McDonald’s has a special way of resonating with its young employees called ‘crew speak’ and have even created an adaptive learning app named ‘Macca Thrive’ to further engage with staff in a fun and interactive way. These are just a few of the youth-focused activities which have helped the quick ser… Published 17 NOV 2017

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on McDonald’s rewarded for putting young people at the heart of its business McDonald’s has a special way of resonating with its young employees called ‘crew speak’ and have even created an adaptive learning app named ‘Macca Thrive’ to further engage with staff in a fun and interactive way. These are just a few of the youth-focused activities which have helped the quick ser… Published 17 NOV 2017

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Headline: McDonald’s rewarded for putting young people at the heart of its business McDonald’s has a special way of resonating with its young employees called ‘crew speak’ and have even created an adaptive learning app named ‘Macca Thrive’ to further engage with staff in a fun and […]

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