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NZ on cusp of world-first biotech production surge

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AroaBio, bio-economy, biotechNZ, Business, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Pacific Edge, Press Release Service, Zahra Champion  /  Comments Off on NZ on cusp of world-first biotech production surge

Auckland – New Zealand’s biotech industry is on the cusp of a massive surge, boosting the economy and exports through the growth of new world technologies, including the use of gene technology, BiotechNZ executive director Dr Zahra Champion says. The OECD has estimated the potential contribution of the bio-economy to New Zealand’s GDP will climb […]

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Parrot Analytics to provide insights for TVNZ

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, audiences, Business, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Parrot Analytics, Press Release Service, Television, TVNZ, Wared Seger  /  Comments Off on Parrot Analytics to provide insights for TVNZ

Auckland – Television New Zealand (TVNZ) has signed with Parrot Analytics, the leading global big data analytics firm specialising in audience demand measurement worldwide, to gain a better understanding of the New Zealand content landscape. TVNZ has a long history of bringing New Zealand audiences their favorite TV shows including Shortland Street, horror-comedy series Wellington Paranormal […]

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New incentive will boost NZ tech growth

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Government, Graeme Muller, incentives, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, R&D tac, tech  /  Comments Off on New incentive will boost NZ tech growth

Auckland – The new research and development tax incentive introduced today by the government will go a long way to helping inject even more growth into the tech sector, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. Given the aim of introducing an R&D tax incentive was to support a broader range of eligible firms, it was excellent […]

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Lack of exercise putting pressure on Kiwis’ health

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Australia, Business, China, Exercise NZ, fitness, India, kiwis, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie  /  Comments Off on Lack of exercise putting pressure on Kiwis’ health

Christchurch – Lack of exercise is putting pressure on the health of many Kiwis, a leading New Zealand exercise expert says. Exercise NZ chief executive Richard Beddie has just returned from China and India where he discussed fitness trends and issues. He says a new World Health Organisation (WHO) report shows a lack of exercise is […]

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Report due soon will have positive implications for NZ

By   /  October 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Report due soon will have positive implications for NZ

Auckland – Any day now the Royal Commission will release its initial findings into its first ever review of the integrity systems of New Zealand’s financial system. The review covers New Zealand’s financial institutions along with industry bodies, regulators, dispute resolution schemes and the payments and settlement system. FintechNZ general manager James Brown says the report […]

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Blockworks to unveil how NZ business is rapidly changing

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Blockworks, Business, Centrality, Justin Flitter, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZ Blockchain Association, NZTech, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Blockworks to unveil how NZ business is rapidly changing

Auckland – Blockworks, clearly the biggest and most significant event to consider the benefits and impacts of the burgeoning blockchain technology in New Zealand, will be held in Auckland on October 12. Blockworks will showcase how blockchain technology is transforming business, government and society through supply chain, smart city development, digital identity, finance and transport. […]

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Amazon move into India likely to have ripple effect in NZ

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, amazon, Auckland, Business, FinTechNZ, India, James Brown, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Paytm, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Amazon move into India likely to have ripple effect in NZ

Auckland – Amazon dipping its toes into the insurance market in India may likely have ripples effects for New Zealand, which is seen as a test bed for large organisations looking to try something new. FintechNZ general manager James Brown says insurers in New Zealand hold over $20 billion in assets and over $15 billion in […]

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Top staff don’t have to be Aucklanders to be winners

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Alpine Energy, Andrew Tombs, Business, executive assistant, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand EA award, News, Press Release Service, South Canterbury, Timaru  /  Comments Off on Top staff don’t have to be Aucklanders to be winners

Timaru – Winner of the New Zealand executive assistant (EA) of the year award Nyia Strachan may come from one of New Zealand’s smallest cities but she would still be the best EA if she worked in Auckland, her boss Alpine Energy chief executive Andrew Tombs says. Strachan was named the best NZ executive assistant […]

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NZ facing growing number of cyber incidents

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, CERT NZ, cyber security, Graeme Muller, IoT Alliance, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on NZ facing growing number of cyber incidents

Auckland – Kiwis will continue to face record digital threats and cyber incidents every month, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. New Zealand is not exempt from global digital threats and is currently facing malicious and illegal hacking incidents from cybercriminals, cyber-terrorists and organised crime, Muller says. He was commenting today on the latest quarterly national […]

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Timaru employee wins NZ EA – PA excellence award

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Alpine Energy, Business, Conferenz, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Nyia Strachan, NZ EA PA excellence award, Paula Cleghorn, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Timaru employee wins NZ EA – PA excellence award

Timaru – A Timaru staff member who goes above and beyond for her employer, colleagues and her community, has won the inaugural New Zealand executive assistant / personal assistant of the year award. Nyia Strachan of South Canterbury’s Alpine Energy won the 2018 New Zealand EA/PA Excellence Award because she stood out as going beyond mastery […]

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Christchurch Lawyers to offer Divorce with a Difference

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Christchurch Lawyers to offer Divorce with a Difference

Source: Press Release Service – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Christchurch Lawyers to offer Divorce with a Difference Christchurch lawyers are looking to change the way Cantabrians separate or divorce. Looking to help their clients avoid the costs, delays and acrimony that often accompanies family law issues, a group of Christchurch lawyers are training this week in […]

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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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New Zealand’s first online yoga website launches

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on New Zealand’s first online yoga website launches

Source: Press Release Service – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Zealand’s first online yoga website launches With the global popularity of yoga, many Kiwis are exploring ways to move in this gentle style. But attending public yoga classes can get expensive and it’s not always easy to find a class that works with our schedules. A […]

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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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Arrowtown Noleaf Response to ODT Opinion Piece

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Arrowtown Noleaf Response to ODT Opinion Piece

Source: Press Release Service – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Arrowtown Noleaf Response to ODT Opinion Piece Journalism has always been about reporting on the basis of the idiom “without fear or favour”. This week the ODT ignored this by printing a completely one sided opinion piece by “Civis” in Saturday 8 September 2018 edition, page 27, […]

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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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