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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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NZ’s biggest firewood supplier’s answer to help decrease winter heating bills

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Christchurch, City Firewood, El Nino, firferwood, heating bills, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Robbie Harris  /  Comments Off on NZ’s biggest firewood supplier’s answer to help decrease winter heating bills

Christchurch – New Zealand’s biggest firewood supplier City Firewood wants to help change Cantabrians’ habits so they get firewood cheaper and earlier in the year. The Christchurch firewood company says people will save a lot more money if they buy their winter firewood next year from them between October and December. City Firewood pioneered kiln drying […]

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NZ fin services need to be even more transparent

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Banks, Business, FinTechNZ, James Brown, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Transparency International, UK  /  Comments Off on NZ fin services need to be even more transparent

Auckland – Now is the time for Kiwi financial services to be more transparent following banking issues in the United Kingdom and Australia, a leading New Zealand financial tech expert says. Normally bank employees must meet sales incentive targets on lending, deposit attraction, payment protection insurance, life insurance and Kiwi Saver funds to achieve a financial […]

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NZTech and NZBio combine tech forces

By   /  July 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, BioTechNZ. New Zealand exports, Business, Comvita, Graeme Muller, Lanzatech, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, NZTech Alliance, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on NZTech and NZBio combine tech forces

Auckland – New Zealand is beginning to witness unprecedented opportunities in areas of technology convergence as cutting-edge and world-first technology continues to accelerate and merge. NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says New Zealand has a history of innovation in the biotech and biosciences areas, often driven by strong Kiwi foundations in the primary sectors. So, […]

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AI and IoT changing the face of NZ dairying

By   /  July 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, cows, dairy farming, Halter, Kriv Naicker, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZ IoT Alliance, Press Release Service, Silicon Valley  /  Comments Off on AI and IoT changing the face of NZ dairying

Auckland – A fledgling New Zealand agritech company run by a rising Kiwi entrepreneur who has worked for Rocket Lab has raised $8 million, from Silicon Valley venture capital firm Data Collective, which is likely to result in massive changes to the nation’s burgeoning dairy industry. Waikato company Halter will use the $8 million boost to […]

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100TechWomen project launching this month

By   /  July 2, 2018  /  100Techwomen, 24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Edwina Mistry, IBM, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, Shadowtech day  /  Comments Off on 100TechWomen project launching this month

Auckland – NZTech Women will this month launch 100TechWomen which will feature a collection of inspiring stories from New Zealand’s brightest female tech talent from around the country. Edwina Mistry, executive director of NZTech Women, says the launch is designed to inspire the future generation of women in tech and celebrate the contribution of women […]

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Massive impact of IoT expected in NZ and globally

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, IoT, Kriv Naicker, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZIoT Alliance, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Massive impact of IoT expected in NZ and globally

Auckland – The enormity and massive impact internet of things (IoT) will have around New Zealand globally has just been sheeted home in a new report which says spending will hit $US1.2 trillion by 2022. Analyst firm IDC has announced the findings its latest Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide. The report says IoT spending […]

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