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Liam Butler interviews Tim Bently

Friday, 17 April 2015, 2:53 pm | ElderNet

To what extent are NZ organisations prepared to positively and productively engage in an aging workforce? More >>

Interview: Rural Women New Zealand’s Margaret Pittaway

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 5:14 pm | ElderNet

In 1994, the health and social policy ministers of OECD countries reached an agreement on the overall objective of policies for the care of frail older people: More >>

NZ Brain Research Institute’s Kate Russell Q&A

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 12:02 pm | ElderNet

Living with Parkinson's disease didn't hamper local businessman, Cas van der Veer's drive toward success and indeed his determination to live his life well with the condition allowed him to accumulate an estate that has enabled the NZBRI to carry ... More >>

‘Ageing workers’ and their employers

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 2:11 pm | ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews ergonomist Marion Edwin about ‘ageing workers’ and their employers. More >>

Liam Butler Interviews Global Women NZ Member Judith Collins

Friday, 6 March 2015, 11:45 am | ElderNet

How does Global Women New Zealand achieve its objectives of supporting and encouraging those women who are already making an exceptional contribution to the New Zealand economy and creating a pipeline of next generation women leaders who through their ... More >>

Interview with author Lloyd Spencer Davis

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 10:46 am | ElderNet

Part memoir, partly the research of a field biologist, Professor Penguin could be called ‘How Penguins Shaped My Life'. Based on journals kept during Davis's years of working with penguins in the wild, the story takes readers to remote locations: ... More >>

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 >>



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