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NZ tech Inc should go ahead without government

By   /  September 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Candace Kinser, chief tech officer, Government, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, Rod Drury  /  Comments Off on NZ tech Inc should go ahead without government

The head of New Zealand biggest tech ecosystem NZTech today called on the country to set up a Chief Technology Advisor(s) – without the support of the government. NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says the government handling of the CTO process has been a ‘shocker’ and now Kiwi tech business and organisations should not wait for […]

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Auckland and Unison honoured at RiskNZ awards

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Auckland Council, Business, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Niel Toms, Press Release Service, risk management, RiskNZ, Unison Networks  /  Comments Off on Auckland and Unison honoured at RiskNZ awards

Auckland – Auckland Council’s Cecilia Tse won the risk management professional of the year award while the council’s risk team won the excellence in developing capability in risk management award at RiskNZ’s annual awards in Auckland last night. Ryan McBrearty of Unison Networks won the other award for best emerging risk practitioner of the year. The […]

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Eye-watering deal for NZ medical business

By   /  September 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Dr Hong Sheng Chiong, dunedin, King Saud University, Make Lemonade Media, medical, MedicMind, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, oDocs, Press Release Service, Saudi Arabia  /  Comments Off on Eye-watering deal for NZ medical business

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Dunedin – New Zealand company ODocs Eye Care has signed its first overseas international partnership with Riyadh’s King Saud University, which is the biggest medical university in the Arab world. Dunedin-based ODocs chief executive, Dr Hong Sheng Chiong, an ophthalmologist registrar at Dunedin hospital, says they will supply their range of products including its […]

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A first for NZ: Delta Insurance releases cover for IP

By   /  September 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Avani Vyas. Craig Kirk, Business, Delta Insurance, Insurance, kiwi, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on A first for NZ: Delta Insurance releases cover for IP

Auckland – Kiwi businesses can now afford to protect themselves against intellectual property (IP) risks, thanks to an audacious move by Delta Insurance. Filling a serious gap in New Zealand’s insurance market, Delta’s IP offering has been designed to make it easy for Kiwi companies to cover their legal costs in a battle over intangible assets […]

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Closer Californian ties crucial for NZ tech growth

By   /  September 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, agreement, Business, California, Farm2050, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, San Jose, tech sector, Western Grtowers  /  Comments Off on Closer Californian ties crucial for NZ tech growth

San Jose, California – Leading New Zealand tech expert Graeme Muller arrived back home from Silicon Valley today convinced New Zealand needs closer tech ties with Californian to help produce a thriving Kiwi economy. Muller, chief executive of NZTech, was part of a large New Zealand contingent which has been engaging with leading US agribusinesses and […]

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Many Kiwis say they will soon start structured exercising

By   /  September 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Christchurch, Exercise NZ, Horizon Research, kiwis, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, Survey  /  Comments Off on Many Kiwis say they will soon start structured exercising

Christchurch – A total of 176,000 New Zealanders says they will definitely start exercising at a gym or fitness facility in the next 12 months according to a survey by an Auckland research company. The study, commissioned by Exercise NZ, shows the exercise industry growth is looking positive for the future with many strong indicators of […]

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US and NZ sign historic agritech agreement

By   /  August 31, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AgritechNZ, Arizona, Business, California, Colorado, farmers, fresh produce, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Mexico, New Zealand, News, Peter Wren-Hilton, Press Release Service, Salinas, US and NZ sign historic agritech agreement  /  Comments Off on US and NZ sign historic agritech agreement

Salinas, California – Agritech New Zealand has forged a partnership with a major American company to speed up growth of agritech in New Zealand. The partnership with Western Growers will strengthen and accelerate the development of agritech markets in both countries, Agritech NZ executive director Peter Wren-Hilton said from Salinas, California, today. Hank Giclas, Western Growers’ […]

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Agritech destined to save New Zealand?

By   /  August 31, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, blueberry, Business, Editor's Picks, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, Silicon Valley, Tauranga  /  Comments Off on Agritech destined to save New Zealand?

Silicon Valley – Agritech could be destined to save the New Zealand economy, leading New Zealand tech expert Graeme Muller says. The tremendous worldwide demand for food continues to soar with some estimating the market to be worth $US3 trillion and much of the growth coming from specialty and healthy foods, Muller, the NZTech chief executive, […]

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NZ stepping into exciting uncharted Wellbeing Budget era

By   /  August 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, BERL, Budget, Business, kōrero, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Wānanga, well-being, Wellington  /  Comments Off on NZ stepping into exciting uncharted Wellbeing Budget era

Wellington – The days of mainly fiscal-only Budgets are over. New Zealand is entering into an exciting era embracing new measures of success, leading New Zealand economic research agency BERL says. BERL yesterday staged its inaugural wānanga in Wellington which considered New Zealand stepping into uncharted territory with regards to producing Budgets, based on perspectives beyond […]

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PAs crucial to successful businesses and organisations

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Boyd Clinic, Business, executive assistants, Kaytee Boyd, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZ Office and PA Show, personal assistants, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on PAs crucial to successful businesses and organisations

Auckland – A New Zealand business leader has come in to bat for unsung personal assistants (PA), just weeks out from the annual New Zealand Office and PA Show. Most chief executives of businesses and big organisations cannot achieve their goals while battling full diaries, deluge of emails and requests for their time without their personal […]

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Better structure for burgeoning yoga exercise – conference

By   /  August 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, conference, ExerciseNZ, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, November, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, yoga teachers  /  Comments Off on Better structure for burgeoning yoga exercise – conference

Christchurch – Yoga teachers want to introduce quality standards for yoga teacher training and support in New Zealand for yoga teachers. The issue will be at the national hauora yoga conference in Auckland on November 23. The conference will be held in conjunction with the New Zealand exercise industry conference Fitex, which is being run by […]

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Measuring wellbeing not just GDP: how and why?

By   /  August 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, BERL, Budget 2019, Business, Dr Ganesh Nana, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, prosperity, Wānanga, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Measuring wellbeing not just GDP: how and why?

Wellington – One of New Zealand’s most established economic research agencies, BERL, will explore the Government’s intention for a Wellbeing Budget next year at its inaugural annual wānanga in Wellington on August 23. The 2019 Budget has been heralded by the Minister of Finance as The Wellbeing Budget. BERL chief economist Dr Ganesh Nana sees the […]

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Boxing classes better for people with brain diseases

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, C hristchurch, Counterpunch Parkinson's, Editor's Picks, Exercise NZ, Fitex, Lisa Gombinsky Roach, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, North Shore, November, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Boxing classes better for people with brain diseases

Christchurch – A New Zealand boxing-fitness expert is urging Kiwis with chronic neurological conditions such asParkinson’s to lead more physically active lives and start boxing. Auckland boxing fitness trainer Lisa Gombinsky Roach is especially pleading for people with health issues to exercise more. She will be speaking on all the benefits of boxing-fitness for older people […]

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Whangarei leading NZ’s charge in the EV world

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, electric vehicle, EVworld NZ cham[pions awards, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Northland Regional Council, Press Release Service, Whangarei  /  Comments Off on Whangarei leading NZ’s charge in the EV world

Auckland – Whangarei, winner of the most electric vehicle friendly-town in New Zealand award, has a big advantage over other regions. Northland is well connected and the city’s electric vehicle spokesman Joseph Camuso, says the big advantage Whangarei has is in knowing all the engineers from the four districts and they can act very quickly […]

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ChargeNet wins key NZ electric vehicle award

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, award, Business, ChargeNet, charging station, electric vehicles, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on ChargeNet wins key NZ electric vehicle award

Auckland – Auckland electric vehicle fast charger company owners of ChargeNet, Steve and Dee West, have won the outstanding contribution to electric vehicles in New Zealand award. The award, which ChargeNet owners Steve and Dee West received in Auckland last night, is a one-off special honour chosen by the judges who felt the Wests are […]

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Major international agritech announcement expected for NZ

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, agritech, AgritechNZ, Business, Callaghan, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Peter Wren-Hilton, Press Release Service, Silicon Valley  /  Comments Off on Major international agritech announcement expected for NZ

Auckland – In less than a fortnight, more than 30 New Zealand agritech leaders will make history in Silicon Valley. They will be part of the international 2018 Silicon Valley agritech immersion programme and Conference, involving Silicon Valley Forum, Tauranga’s Wharf42, Agritech New Zealand, Callaghan Innovation, and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. Agritech New Zealand […]

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NZTech reports phenomenal annual growth

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Angela Nash, Auckland, Business, Graeme Muller, Instillery, Make Lemonade Media, Mike Jenkins, MIL NZ OSI, Mitchell Pham, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on NZTech reports phenomenal annual growth

Auckland – NZTech, the national non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation for tech, has reported phenomenal growth of the New Zealand tech ecosystem in the last 12 months. At last night’s annual meeting in Auckland, chair Mitchell Pham said NZTech now has an alliance of 20 tech communities and more than 800 organisations across the New Zealand technology […]

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NZ’s top exercise industry body backs calls for tighter guidelines

By   /  July 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Christchurch, exercise, Exercise NZ, fitness, kiwis, Les Mills gym, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, tighter guidelines  /  Comments Off on NZ’s top exercise industry body backs calls for tighter guidelines

Christchurch – The country’s top exercise industry body, ExerciseNZ, is behind the call for industry-wide guidelines around high intensity workouts including a weekly maximum time limit for this type of training for gym-goers. ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says the guidelines should be put in place in the context of safety standards for all Kiwis exercising. Beddie […]

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Potential to NZ fintech exports huge

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, blockchain, Business, fintech, James Brown, Lord Mayor of London, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, TinftechNZ  /  Comments Off on Potential to NZ fintech exports huge

Auckland – The potential for New Zealand tech exports will be huge when direct free trade post-Brexit opens with the United Kingdom, a leading fintech expert says. James Brown, general manager of FintechNZ says it’s so encouraging to see the government working proactively to set up free trade with the UK post-Brexit. “The UK is […]

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Dr O’Sullivan visits appalling homes of sick Kiwi kids

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, David Clark, Dr Lance O'Sullivan, Government, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, Minister of Health, Minister of Housing, New Zealand, News, Northland, Phil Twyford, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Dr O’Sullivan visits appalling homes of sick Kiwi kids

Auckland – Leading New Zealand doctor and health system disruptor Dr Lance O’Sullivan says rental properties owned by the government are in appalling third world conditions which is directly burdening the nation’s health system. Dr O’Sullivan recently moved from Northland to Auckland and he says he thought he knew what poverty was. “On my second day […]

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