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Kiwis’ digital privacy must be protected

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Andrew Weaver, Asia Pacific, Business, Digital Identity NZ, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, News, Passports, Press Release Service, Singapore, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Kiwis’ digital privacy must be protected

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Wellington – Nearly 80 percent of New Zealanders are concerned about how their identity is managed online, Digital Identity NZ executive director Andrew Weaver will tell an international business conference in Singapore this week. Weaver has been invited to speak at the Seamless Asia summit and says one of the major digital concerns […]

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Research shows importance of exercise in cancer care

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Cancer, Christchurch, DJF, Exercise NZ, FifthEstate1, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Research, Richard Beddie, UK  /  Comments Off on Research shows importance of exercise in cancer care

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – Exercise New Zealand chief executive Richard Beddie today backed United Kingdom research which is showing the benefits of exercise for people who have had cancer. Research at Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been investigating the important role that structured exercise programmes can play in living with and after recovery. Beddie says the evidence […]

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Brilliant new enviro-tech camp initiative for kids

By   /  June 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, FifthEstate1, Institute of Awesome, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, News, OMGTech!@, Press Release Service, Raglan, Shane Kerr, Vaughan Fergusson, Vend  /  Comments Off on Brilliant new enviro-tech camp initiative for kids

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Raglan – A prominent Kiwi businessman has set up New Zealand’s first ever enviro-tech camp at Raglan, south of Auckland. Vaughan Fergusson, founder of New Zealand’s high-growth tech success story Vend and founder of OMGTech!, has rebooted an outdoor education camp to help steer kids into tech careers. “Kids can come here and […]

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BiotechNZ produces landmark report to boost Kiwi businesses

By   /  June 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, biotechNZ, Business, Cannasouth, DJF, FifthEstate1, Helius Theraputics, Hikurangi Cannabis, Honey Lab, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MBIE, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Zahra Champion  /  Comments Off on BiotechNZ produces landmark report to boost Kiwi businesses

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – BiotechNZ is helping the government grow New Zealand’s highly regarded biotech industry, its executive director Dr Zahra Champion says. The latest Scientific American Worldview scorecard for biotech, places New Zealand fourth in the world behind the US, Singapore and Denmark, and one place ahead of Australia. The scorecard evaluates countries on their […]

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NZ tech companies should study the UN sustainable goals

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Editor's Picks, FifthEstate1, Graeme Muller, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, Sustainable Development, the Netherlands, United Nations  /  Comments Off on NZ tech companies should study the UN sustainable goals

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Kiwi tech companies should study the United Nations sustainable development goals and position their solutions as ways to achieve them as there are millions of euros being invested in the next few years, leading New Zealand tech expert Graeme Muller says. Muller has just returned from major global tech conferences in the […]

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Kiwis to celebrate international yoga day on June 21

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Business, Christchurch, DJF, dunedin, ExerciseNZ, FifthEstate1, Hamilton, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Napier, New Zealand, News, Palmerston North, Press Release Service, Tauranga, Wellington, yoga  /  Comments Off on Kiwis to celebrate international yoga day on June 21

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis will celebrate international yoga day on June 21, Yoga NZ chair Heather Robinson says. Yoga is practised by more than 400,000 Kiwis at more than 500 yoga studios and classes around New Zealand, making it one of the fastest growing physical activities in the country. ExerciseNZ continues […]

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NZ education needs shake up to cope with new tech

By   /  June 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Business, DJF, EdTechNZ, Education, FifthEstate1, Government, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, Shane Kerr  /  Comments Off on NZ education needs shake up to cope with new tech

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – The New Zealand education system needs a serious shake up to deal with the velocity in which technology is changing the working world, EdTechNZ has said in a submission to the Productivity Commission. The commission has launched an inquiry into the impact of tech on the future of work in New Zealand, […]

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AgritechNZ to unleash major initiative

By   /  June 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AgritechNZ, Alexey Rostapshov, AM-NC, Business, DJF, FifthEstate1, Germin8, John Deere, KB, Make Lemonade Media, Michael Levin, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Peter Wren-Hilton, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on AgritechNZ to unleash major initiative

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Tauranga – A three-year New Zealand agritech initiative designed to validate new technologies in nutrient analysis, delivery, efficient uptake, and environmental mitigation will be launched at the national Fieldays at Mystery Creek near Hamilton next Thursday. AgritechNZ chief executive Peter Wren-Hilton says New Zealand is taking a global lead on bringing cutting-edge technology to […]

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Nine out of 10 Kiwis want more control of their digital identity

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Andrew Weaver, Business, digital identity, Digital Identity NZ, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, Survey, Wellington, Yabble  /  Comments Off on Nine out of 10 Kiwis want more control of their digital identity

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Wellington – A total of 79 percent of New Zealanders are concerned about the protection of their identity and use of personal data by organisations, according to a research survey commissioned by Digital Identity New Zealand (DINZ). Andrew Weaver, executive director of DINZ, says there is a public concern and some frustration about […]

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Blockchain could inject growth into the NZ economy

By   /  June 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, bitcoin, blockchain, BlockchainNZ, Business, FifthEstate1, Government, KB, Make Lemonade Media, Mark Pascall, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Blockchain could inject growth into the NZ economy

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Blockchain has the potential to offer many benefits to inject growth into the New Zealand economy, BlockchainNZ executive director Mark Pascall has just told a government select committee. New Zealand has a golden opportunity to take leadership globally by using blockchain for a positive economic impact, he says. Pascall addressed the […]

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The Wellbeing Budget lacked wellness – exercise expert says

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Budget, Business, ExerciseNZ, FifthEstate1, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, well-being, Wellness  /  Comments Off on The Wellbeing Budget lacked wellness – exercise expert says

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – The Wellbeing Budget simply lacked wellness, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. The Budget had very little to help lift New Zealand up from being the 13th worst in the world in physical activity statistics, he says. “Exercise and physical activity are proven to help with many social issues, and in the […]

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ShadowTech Days huge value to the NZ tech industry

By   /  May 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Clearpoint, Deloitte, Edwina Mistry, FifthEstate1, Jade Software, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Oracle, Press Release Service, spark, Xero  /  Comments Off on ShadowTech Days huge value to the NZ tech industry

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Young New Zealand female students have the opportunity to be mentored by high profile Kiwi tech companies at ShadowTech Days around the country next month. The first ShadowTech Day for 2019 will be held in Auckland next Friday (June 7) with well over 200 schoolgirls taking part around the city. More ShadowTech […]

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BlockchainNZ to ask govt for a national strategy

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, bitcoin, blockchain, BlockchainNZ, Business, FifthEstate1, KB, Make Lemonade Media, Mark Pascal, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, the Beehive  /  Comments Off on BlockchainNZ to ask govt for a national strategy

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – BlockchainNZ will next week ask the government to research and prepare a blockchain strategy for New Zealand to get up to speed with other countries. BlockchainNZ executive director Mark Pascall will present to parliament’s economic development, science and innovation select committee hearing in Wellington Thursday next week on how the economy […]

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NZ companies to learn from world’s biggest biotech event 

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, biotechNZ, Business, FifthEstate1, KB, Lipid and Diabetes Research Group, Make Lemonade Media, Medical Research Institute of NZ, Middlemore Clinical Trials, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Association of Clinical Research, News, Optimal Clinical Trials, P3 Research, Pacific Clinical Research Network, Pharmaceutical Solutions, Press Release Service, Zahra Champion  /  Comments Off on NZ companies to learn from world’s biggest biotech event 

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – New Zealand delegation of biotech companies will attend the world’s biggest biotech conference in Philadelphia in the USA next month. They will be among 16,000 attendees from around the globe at the Bio2019 event from June 3 to 6. The New Zealand biotech experts attending are from businesses representing all parts […]

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NZ can learn from the Baltimore cyberattack

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Baltgimore, Business, cyberattack, FifthEstate1, FinTechNZ, James Brown, Kaspersky Lab, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Techweek, US  /  Comments Off on NZ can learn from the Baltimore cyberattack

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – New Zealand can take lessons from Baltimore in the United States which until a few days ago, was offline following a ransomware cyberattack for more than a week, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. What does New Zealand need to do to prevent one of its major cities being offline for […]

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Techweek kicks off all around NZ

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Christchurch, FifthEstate1, Graeme Muller, Jacinda Ardern, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, Techweek, Wellington, Whangarei  /  Comments Off on Techweek kicks off all around NZ

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Techweek, which kicks off in more than 30 cities and towns around New Zealand today, has grown 10 times in just three years, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. As the global thirst for digital knowledge rapidly accelerates, tech is growing exponentially all over New Zealand and, annually, Techweek is the […]

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Few NZ companies have adequate cyber protection

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Business, cyber crime, cyber security, cyber-attacks, Editor's Picks, FifthEstate1, Fintech NZ, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Watsapp  /  Comments Off on Few NZ companies have adequate cyber protection

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Barely six percent of business and companies in New Zealand have adequate cyber protection which means they are not prepared for cyber-attacks, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. He says the impact of these attacks on the insurance sector would be greater than natural disasters. Brown made the comment today following reports […]

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NZ IoT Alliance produces landmark paper for the future

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, 5G, Adam Tommy, AM-NC, Business, FifthEstate1, Graeme Muller, IoT, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, spectrum  /  Comments Off on NZ IoT Alliance produces landmark paper for the future

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – The New Zealand IoT Alliance’s spectrum working group has produced a landmark paper highlighting the importance of IoT spectrum for New Zealand. Technology is advancing so fast, and IoT spectrum will create many new opportunities for businesses to use the technology, to drive more efficiencies and develop new products and services. Leading […]

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NZ farmers can achieve methane emissions target

By   /  May 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Biozest, Business, farmers, FifthEstate1, green house gas, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, Nathan Balasingham, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Zest Biotech  /  Comments Off on NZ farmers can achieve methane emissions target

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Farmers can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and meet the targets set by the government’s new climate change bill by looking at new biotech solutions, Zest Biotech chief technical officer Nathan Balasingham says. New Zealand should consider the opportunity to earn carbon credits by implementing some or all of the recommendations of the […]

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Companies must plan for the future of digital transformation

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Business, David Kennedy, digital transformation, FifthEstate1, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZQA, NZTech, Press Release Service, Tech Leaders NZ  /  Comments Off on Companies must plan for the future of digital transformation

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – The future of work is changing at a staggeringly fast rate as digital transformation, automation and artificial intelligence take over many jobs that were previously performed by people, Tech Leaders NZ chairperson David Kennedy says. While this will make some human-driven roles obsolete, it will also create new jobs that will require […]

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