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Interview: Nelson Regional EDA

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 2:04 pm | ElderNet

The economic opportunities presented by an ageing population are many and varied. I think it is important to say at the beginning that people need to focus on positive outcomes and on using positive language when discussing this topic. More >>

ElderNet Interview - PHARMAC Chief Executive Steffan Crausaz

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 2:28 pm | ElderNet

Steffan Crausaz has been Chief Executive of PHARMAC since 2012, having previously led PHARMAC's commercial and health technology assessment activities. Before joining PHARMAC in 2003, Steffan trained as a pharmacist in the UK. He also worked in the ... More >>

Liam Butler interviews Dr Chris Perkins

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 2:59 pm | ElderNet

Dr Chris Perkins (FRANZCP), is the author of The New Zealand Dementia Guide and Dementia: What you need to know - a guide for people with dementia and their caregivers. Chris has worked mainly in old-age psychiatry in both the public and private sectors. She ... More >>

Associate Health Minister on rest home audits

Monday, 2 February 2015, 11:13 am | ElderNet

How can older people and their families use the full audit reports for rest homes to decide which rest home is the best choice for them? More >>

Bevan James Eyles author of the Fitness Attitude

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 2:21 pm | ElderNet

Bevan has been a world-leading fitness professional and high-level athlete since 1999, and has won the New Zealand Fitness Instructor of the Year title three times. Bevan has travelled the world presenting at fitness conferences, produces fitness ... More >>

Phil O’Reilly on older workers

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 2:05 pm | ElderNet

Phil, how can the golden age worker continue to enjoy being part of the workplace? More >>

Interview: Richard MacManus on Technology and Health

Friday, 16 January 2015, 3:11 pm | ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews Richard MacManus author of Trackers: How Technology is helping us Monitor & Improve our Health. More >>

Interview: Community Law Centres CEO Elizabeth Tennet

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 5:21 pm | ElderNet

Elizabeth Tennet is the Chief Executive Officer of Community Law Centres o Aotearoa providing representation and advocacy on behalf of the 24 Community Law Centres of New Zealand; negotiation with funders; and networking, communication and liaison ... More >>

Interview: Chief Executive NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Friday, 9 January 2015, 12:06 pm | ElderNet

Evangelia leads the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation's operations and revenue generating initiatives. She does this through fundraising and mobilising wide supporter networks that enable the ongoing funding of services and programmes into public education ... More >>

Liam Butler interviews co-author of Paradise Saved

Wednesday, 7 January 2015, 3:18 pm | ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews David Butler co-author of Paradise Saved: The Remarkable Story of New Zealand's Wildlife Sanctuaries and How They Are Stemming the Tide of Extinction. More >>

Liam Butler interviews Claire Austin

Monday, 22 December 2014, 12:03 pm | ElderNet

The Cancer Society is the leading cancer patient advocate in New Zealand, providing a voice on all kinds of issues including cancer detection and treatment. The work of the Cancer Society includes the provision of Support Services, Research, Information ... More >>

Liam Butler interviews Dermoscopy Specialist Bizzy Candler

Friday, 12 December 2014, 5:34 pm | ElderNet

Bizzy Candler Grad Dip Phys, MCSP, NZRP is a melanographer who works at MoleMap in Sunny Nelson and this interview is based on information found in The New Zealand Skin Cancer Steering Committee New Zealand Skin Cancer Control Strategic Framework ... More >>

Liam Butler interviews Emeritus Professor Chris Kissling

Friday, 28 November 2014, 4:15 pm | ElderNet

Dr Kissling was the Foundation Professor of Transport Studies, at Lincoln University and appointed an Emeritus Professor in 2010. More >>

Liam Butler interviews Hon Richard Prebble CBE

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 3:35 pm | ElderNet

Out of the Red $29.95 The untold story of NZ's biggest business turn around.... More >>

Frances Denz on what is community?

Friday, 21 November 2014, 3:29 pm | ElderNet

Frances has been instrumental in helping entrepreneurs establish more than 4000 businesses since 1986. She is an authority on business start-ups and regional economic development and is a keynote speaker at conferences internationally. Frances is the co-founder ... More >>

Reply to open letter on earthquake repair in Christchurch

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 4:09 pm | ElderNet

You raise many points and I acknowledge the frustration some people are experiencing when their homes are still not repaired or rebuilt. We have consistently said that the scale and complexity of events has always meant that it will not be till the ... More >>

Liam Butler interviews Professor Jay Kandampully

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 3:03 pm | ElderNet

Jay Kandampully is Professor of Consumer Sciences in the Department of Human Sciences. He also serves as a visiting professor at University of Innsbruck, Austria; Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China; and Furtwangen University, Germany; ... More >>

A journey around New Zealand’s meeting houses

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 2:18 pm | ElderNet

Marae - Te Tatau Pounamu: A Journey Around New Zealand's Meeting Houses $80 RRP Random House NZ More >>

General Manager GSK NZ on Chickenpox

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 1:57 pm | ElderNet

Anna Stove's management career is founded on her nursing qualifications and includes working as Vice Chairman for the Board of Trustees for London's Shooting Star Children's Hospice and Head of Vaccines for GSK. More >>

SCRUM A revolutionary approach to building teams

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 12:25 pm | ElderNet

SCRUM is a project management process that breaks up a big project into several smaller parts to ensure that they are rapidly competed so that the project can be completed in a timely manner. More >>



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