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Urgent attention needed to look at automation impact

By   /  November 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Auckland, automation, Business, David Kennedy, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release, Press Release Service, robots, TechLeaders  /  Comments Off on Urgent attention needed to look at automation impact

Auckland – Automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and digital transformation issues facing the country could become threats, leading to increased social and economic difficulties and a strain on government resources unless they are immediately addressed, New Zealand’s tech leader say. The TechLeaders executive has only recently just been formed because New Zealand is facing unprecedented growth […]

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Big future in little cousin of education exports

By   /  November 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, EdTechNZ, Education, export market, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Big future in little cousin of education exports

Auckland –  ith the risk to foreign student export market from potential changes to immigration policy, the government should increase its focus on the little cousin of education exports, edtech, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. The education export industry is a $3billion market of which the majority is made up of bringing in foreign […]

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A sugar tax will do little to change Kiwi attitudes

By   /  November 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Exercise NZ, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZ Health Survey, Press Release, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, sugar tax  /  Comments Off on A sugar tax will do little to change Kiwi attitudes

Christchurch – The government needs to do much more if it wants to make a difference to New Zealand’s appalling obesity levels than look at a sugar tax, leading New Zealand exercise expert Richard Beddie says. Beddie, chief executive of Exercise NZ, says tax on sugary drinks is a small part of the issue and […]

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Vensa wins top NZ health it award

By   /  November 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZHealth IT, Press Release, Press Release Service, rotorua, Scott Arrol, Vensa  /  Comments Off on Vensa wins top NZ health it award

Rotorua – Cutting-edge, life-changing Auckland mobile solutions developer Vensa Health has won the top New Zealand Health IT accolade.Vensa, which has an innovative online patient portal platform for general practices in New Zealand, has been named overall winner of the New Zealand Health IT (NZHIT) annual innovation awards in Rotorua. The other finalists were Celo and Orion […]

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Regular exercise can improve lives for people with Parkinson’s

By   /  November 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Christchurch, exercise awards, Exercise NZ, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Parkinson's disease, Press Release, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, rotorua  /  Comments Off on Regular exercise can improve lives for people with Parkinson’s

Christchurch – Parkinson’s is a condition that affects more than 13,000 New Zealand and can affect anyone of any age but exercise and movement have been shown to significantly improve the lives of those who have the disease, a national exercise expert says. Today is the start of the annual Parkinson’s diseases awareness week. While […]

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World’s largest tech firm confirms NZ on right track

By   /  October 30, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, apple, Business, Callaghan, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on World’s largest tech firm confirms NZ on right track

Auckland -The world’s largest tech firm Apple has confirmed New Zealand is on the right track to become a great global tech story, just like tourism, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. New Zealand is once again proving it excel in what Sir Paul Callaghan once said our strength lies in the weird stuff, Muller […]

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Kiwi tech advances will help drive greater food supply

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, agritech, Business, Kriv Naicker, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZ IoT Alliance, NZTech, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Kiwi tech advances will help drive greater food supply

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Tech advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) might help New Zealand move toward a solution for helping feed the world which will require food production to double to meet a growing population demands, says a Kiwi tech expert. New Zealand IoT Alliance executive […]

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Rural health group wants urgent meeting with govt

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Kiwi economy, Make Lemonade Media, Michelle Thompson, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, RHAANZ, rural health  /  Comments Off on Rural health group wants urgent meeting with govt

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Waipukurau – The national rural health group is calling for urgent meetings with the incoming health and primary industries ministers to help solve the serious rural health crisis. Michelle Thompson, chief executive of the Rural Health Alliance of Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ), says they need to work with the two new […]

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Rocket Lab wins supreme NZ Innovation award accolades

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Bayer, Business, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZ Innovation awars, Peter Beck, Press Release Service, Rocket Lab  /  Comments Off on Rocket Lab wins supreme NZ Innovation award accolades

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Rocket Lab won the supreme accolade at the New Zealand Innovation Awards in Auckland last night. Rocket Lab, named the Bayer Supreme New Zealand Innovation for 2017, has pioneered a Kiwi space programme, with purpose-built rockets for regular commercial satellite launches. Rocket Lab chief executive Peter Beck was named […]

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Kiwi virtual reality and augmented reality getting real

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, augmented reality, Business, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, virtual reality  /  Comments Off on Kiwi virtual reality and augmented reality getting real

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – The New Zealand virtual reality and augmented reality (VRAR) industry sector’s forecast revenues are estimated to be worth more than $320 million within two years, a report release today says. The publication was commissioned by the New Zealand Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Association (NZVRARA), which is a […]

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Fresh tech advances driving growth in fintech

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, fintech, FinTechNZ, James Brown, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, robo-advice, TIN100  /  Comments Off on Fresh tech advances driving growth in fintech

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – New Zealand financial sector will be able to provide their clients with unprecedented online advice from next year and a leading fintech expert today urged companies to start looking to the process sooner rather than later as the FMA is expecting substantial submissions early next year. FinTechNZ general manager […]

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Businesses should be living wage employers

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, 60 years, Aotearoa, BERL, Business, economist, Ganesh Nana, living wage, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Businesses should be living wage employers

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Wellington – Leading economic researcher BERL challenges all businesses to become Living Wage employers to make a real difference to New Zealanders and their communities. On its 60th anniversary celebrations, BERL chief economist Dr Ganesh Nana told invited guests, economists and business people at a gala function in Wellington tonight […]

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More Kiwis buying into artificial intelligence

By   /  October 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, AI NZAI Forum, artificial intelligence, Ben Reid, Business, Christchurch, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on More Kiwis buying into artificial intelligence

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – New Zealanders are buying into the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) as it is creeps into many walks of everyday life, an AI specialist says. New Zealand needs to actively embrace artificial intelligence at a faster rate as an extraordinary opportunity and challenge for New Zealand’s future, Artificial […]

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BERL to celebrate 60 years in business

By   /  October 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, BERL, Business, economic research, Ganesh Nana, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Taranaki, Te Puni Kokiri, Wellington, WWF  /  Comments Off on BERL to celebrate 60 years in business

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Wellington – Leading New Zealand economic research company BERL next week celebrates 60 years in business with a special event in Wellington. BERL was founded by Bryan Philpott, then an economist with the New Zealand Meat and Wool Board’s economic service; Hew Walls, a staffer in the Reserve Bank; and […]

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Kiwi exercise experts vying for NZ awards

By   /  October 9, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Awards, Business, exercise, ExerciseNZ, fitness, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie  /  Comments Off on Kiwi exercise experts vying for NZ awards

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – Top experts from Whangarei, Palmerston North, Dunedin, Hamilton and Auckland have been named best personal trainer of the year finalists in ExerciseNZ’s annual exercise industry awards. The finalists are Corinne Austin, Northland; Freya Thompson, Palmerston North; Matt McKay, Dunedin; Matthew Bevege, Hamilton; and Naz Spencer and Ross Bymolt from […]

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Leading NZ tech businessman honoured

By   /  October 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Augen, AUT, Business, Kiwi Hub Vietnam, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, Mitchell Pham, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Leading NZ tech businessman honoured

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – A leading tech businessman, who has possibly done more to improve trade ties with Vietnam than any other New Zealander, has last night recognised for his leadership at the Auckland University of Technology Business School NZ Business Support Excellence awards. Augen director, NZTech and FinTechNZ chair Mitchell Pham […]

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Christchurch – will be a city of choice

By   /  September 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Chamber of Commerce, Christchurch, city of choice, earthquake, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Peter Townsend, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Christchurch – will be a city of choice

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch –  As the rebuild takes effect, Christchurch has a golden opportunity to become New Zealand’s number one city of choice, says outgoing Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce chief executive Peter Townsend. Townsend says Christchurch is back and running after 11,000 aftershocks, 53 of them over five on the Richter […]

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First ever NZ Tech Leaders group launched

By   /  September 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Downer, Fonterra, Graeme Muller, Kiwi families, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZ Tech leaders, NZTech, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on First ever NZ Tech Leaders group launched

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – A new national group of New Zealand’s leading tech experts was formed in Auckland today, because the country is facing unprecedented growth and change in tech – which is now the nation’s fastest growing sector. Tech Leaders has been set up with the support of NZTech and is […]

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Universities important but many skills can be learned on the job

By   /  September 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, digital tech, Education, Graeme Muller, job, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, skills  /  Comments Off on Universities important but many skills can be learned on the job

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – If New Zealand raises its education outcomes over a period of 20 years to a level comparable with Finland, it can generate a 204 percent increase in GDP worth an additional $US258 billion, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. Technology is driving changes in the way Kiwis work […]

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Celo, Vensa and Orion Health – NZHIT award finalists

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, health awards, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZHIT, Orion Health, Press Release Service, Scott Arrol, Vensa  /  Comments Off on Celo, Vensa and Orion Health – NZHIT award finalists

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Cutting-edge, lifechanging e-health companies Celo, Vensa and Orion Health have been named finalists in the New Zealand Health IT (NZHIT) annual innovation awards. The winner will be announced at the HiNZ conference awards in Rotorua on November 5. “For the second year in a row we received extremely […]

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