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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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Wellington Businesses Begin Winter Coat Drive for Wellington Night Shelter

By   /  May 14, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Charity, DJF, KB, KB, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Wellington Businesses Begin Winter Coat Drive for Wellington Night Shelter

Source: Press Release Service – New Zealand (PR.co.nz) Wellington’s leading yoga studio and mindfulness hub, Awhi Yoga and Wellbeing, along with boutique PR agency Wonderland Firm have announced an upcoming Winter Coat Drive beginning on Wednesday May 15th with all donations going to the Wellington Night Shelter. After reading a recent news article about the […]

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Time Travellers Ball in Featherston

By   /  May 14, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Entertainment, KB, KB, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Time Travellers Ball in Featherston

Source: Press Release Service – New Zealand (PR.co.nz) Guests with an interest in everything from historically accurate re-enactment to fictional apocalyptic dystopia, and everything in between, are being invited to enjoy an evening of themed entertainment, food and costume. The third annual Time Travellers’ Ball is being held on Saturday 22nd of June at The […]

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Massey lecturers selected for Auckland artist residency

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, Education, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Art, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Massey lecturers selected for Auckland artist residency

Source: Massey University Eugene Hansen and Jenny Gillam, senior lecturers at the School of Art. (photo supplied). School of Art lecturers and mixed-media artists Jenny Gillam and Eugene Hansen have been selected for the 2019 Auckland Council Artist in Residence programme in Whatipū, Auckland. The artists will work collaboratively on artwork inspired by Whatipū’s Te […]

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Massey University celebrates New Zealand Music Month with a little Something Something

By   /  May 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, Education, Explore - Commercial Music, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, Music and campus life, New Zealand, School of Music and CMP, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Massey University celebrates New Zealand Music Month with a little Something Something

Source: Massey University Josie Moon, one of the artists playing at an upcoming concert curated by Something Something. Massey University’s College of Creative Arts in Wellington will host a series of student-led events to celebrate local music for New Zealand Music Month. The theme of this year’s music month is “Discover Live”, and Wellington audiences […]

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Massey University student wins international Olympic design competition

By   /  April 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, Education, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, FifthEstate1, FutureNZ - Art and Culture, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Olympics, School of Music and CMP, Student profiles, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Massey University student wins international Olympic design competition

Source: Massey University Zakea Page’s winning medal design, Beauty in Diversity (photo supplied). Zakea Page (photo supplied). Massey University student Zakea Page has won the International Olympic Committee’s medal design competition for the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lausanne 2020. Massey University student Zakea Page has won the International Olympic Committee’s medal design competition for the […]

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Businesses Benefiting from Digital Training Courses

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Communications and IT, Digital Marketing, DJF, Internet, KB, KB, Marketing, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Businesses Benefiting from Digital Training Courses

Source: Press Release Service – New Zealand (PR.co.nz) Hundreds of businesses throughout New Zealand are now seeing the benefits of remaining visible online, thanks to SEO, social media, and Adword training courses by Clickthrough. Clickthrough, which provides SEO training courses, Adword training courses, and social media training, believes Kiwis are not yet taking advantage of […]

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College of Creative Arts staff contribute to National Erebus Memorial design

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, Education, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, FifthEstate1, FutureNZ - Art and Culture, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Design, School of Music and CMP, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on College of Creative Arts staff contribute to National Erebus Memorial design

Source: Massey University An artist’s impression of Te Paerangi Ataata – Sky Song. One of the 257 stainless steel snowflakes. Senior lecturer, designer and artist Jason O’Hara and senior lecturer and musician Warren Maxwell are a part of a team whose design has been selected for the National Erebus Memorial. Te Paerangi Ataata – Sky Song by Wellington […]

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NZ can do better on digital privacy

By   /  March 27, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Andrew Weaver, Business, Digital Identity NZ, Editor's Picks, FifthEstate1, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, self-sovereignty, Social Media, Symantec, Wellington  /  Comments Off on NZ can do better on digital privacy

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Wellington – New Zealand can do better than to accept that just two percent of people trust social media to look after their information, when 75 percent of Kiwis go ahead anyway, Digital Identity NZ executive director Andrew Weaver says. He was commenting on Symantec’s latest Insights Report which shines a light on the […]

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Christchurch shootings – information for students and staff

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Christchurch shootings – information for students and staff

Source: Massey University Massey University has followed police advice to close Islamic prayer spaces at its campuses until further notice following the tragic shootings in Christchurch. Anyone affected and requiring urgent support should do so through their local health or emergency services. There is also a free national counselling service line to text or call […]

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NZ may become a global blockchain leader

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, blockchain, BlockchainNZ, Business, FifthEstate1, KB, Make Lemonade Media, Mark Pascall, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Techweek, Wellington  /  Comments Off on NZ may become a global blockchain leader

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Kiwis could be future leaders in the billion-dollar global blockchain market across government and industry, BlockchainNZ executive director Mark Pascall says. Blockchain is at its heart a decentralised distributed ledger – which is a way of replicating and sharing data between networked computers – which records the transaction of data, communication, tokens […]

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NZ closing the gender gap but tech sector lagging behind

By   /  March 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Eva Sherwood, FifthEstate1, gender equality, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, ShadowTechDay, Wellington, Women  /  Comments Off on NZ closing the gender gap but tech sector lagging behind

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Wellington – New Zealand has risen two places to the seventh most gender equal country in the world to the latest World Economic Forum report on the issue. NZTech director Eva Sherwood says overall New Zealand has closed more than 80 percent of its gender gap for the first time since the forum’s index […]

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Three New Zealand Super Rugby teams sign up to use STATSport’s GPS tracking technology

By   /  February 6, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, DJF, Hamilton, KB, KB, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand, rugby, Sport, Sports GPS Tracking, Sports Monitoring, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Three New Zealand Super Rugby teams sign up to use STATSport’s GPS tracking technology

Source: Press Release Service (PR.co.nz) Three New Zealand Super Rugby teams have signed up to use STATSports’ World Rugby-approved sports monitoring technology. The separate deals with the Blues, Hurricanes and Chiefs adds to the company’s growing roster of professional rugby teams which includes the national sides of England, Ireland, France, South Africa and others, alongside […]

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NZ facing unprecedented fintech changes this year

By   /  February 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AI Forum NZ, AM-NC, Banking, Business, FifthEstate1, FinTechNZ, Hatch, James Brown, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Sharesies, Wellington  /  Comments Off on NZ facing unprecedented fintech changes this year

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – New Zealanders will experience more unprecedented changes in financial technology in 2019 like never before, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. Brown says Kiwis will see some amazing new developing trends this year, such as financial unbundling gaining momentum which will drive more competition and more transparency as New Zealand has […]

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Gaps in health professionals’ knowledge about HPV and cervical screening

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Gaps in health professionals’ knowledge about HPV and cervical screening

Source: Massey University In a new study, less than 10 per cent of all health professionals surveyed could correctly answer all questions about the current cervical screening guidelines, which have been in place since 2008. The first New Zealand study of health professionals’ knowledge and understanding about the human papillomavirus (HPV) has identified significant gaps, […]

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Public health researcher in top 1 per cent of cited scientists

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Public health researcher in top 1 per cent of cited scientists

Source: Massey University Professor John Potter has been recognised as one of the worlds most cited scientists over the last decade. Professor John Potter, from Massey University’s Centre for Public Health Research, has been named as one of only 16 New Zealand scientists listed in the top one per cent of most cited scientists in […]

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When a whale brought Wellington to a halt

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, Marine, Matariki, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, southern right whale, Wellington, Wellington/Kapiti, Whale  /  Comments Off on When a whale brought Wellington to a halt

Source: Department of Conservation By Hannah Hendriks, Marine Species Support Officer. Winter was an exciting time for whale watchers in Wellington, and a busy time for DOC. Over the winter months we were treated to two exciting encounters of the whale kind in Wellington Harbour. Early in July, the harbour was visited by a lone […]

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Textile designer goes global with award win

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, DJF, Education, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, Explore - Fashion-textile, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - Design, School of Design, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Textile designer goes global with award win

Source: Massey University A selection of Lucy Polson’s award-winning textile design work Lucy Polson holds aloft the Veronica BellTrophy in celebration of her win of the2018 Society of Dyers and ColouristsInternational Design Competition Fourth-year textile design student Lucy Polson has ended her year on an international high by winning the top prize in a global […]

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Massey-led consortium wins government emergency management contract

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Psychology, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Massey-led consortium wins government emergency management contract

Source: Massey University The emergency management contract awarded to a Massey-led consortium is part of the Government’s response to a Technical Advisory Group review into how New Zealand responds to all hazards and risks, natural disasters and emergencies. Members of the Massey University-led consortium and governmentagencies at the contract launch Emergency managers at the Joint […]

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Wellington’s Milner-Olsen named NZ’s best trainer

By   /  November 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Business, Christchurch, DJF, ExerciseNZ awards, Jase Te Patu, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Ngarama Milner-Olsen, Press Release Service, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Wellington’s Milner-Olsen named NZ’s best trainer

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Wellington’s Ngarama Milner-Olsen has been named New Zealand’s best personal trainer at the Exercise NZ awards in Auckland at the weekend. Judges said Milner-Olsen is incredibly professional, has outstanding communication and rapport with clients, is goal focused and confident. She has a strength and personal power that empowers her clients and she […]

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