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NZ companies to learn from world’s biggest biotech event

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 6:56 pm | Make Lemonade

A New Zealand delegation of biotech companies will attend the world’s biggest biotech conference in Philadelphia in the USA next month. More >>

NZ can learn from the Baltimore cyberattack

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 6:55 pm | Make Lemonade

New Zealand can take lessons from Baltimore in the United States which until a few days ago, was offline following a ransomware cyberattack for more than a week, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. More >>

Techweek starting around NZ today

Monday, 20 May 2019, 5:03 pm | Make Lemonade

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 ... More >>

NZ IoT Alliance produces landmark paper for the future

Monday, 13 May 2019, 6:55 pm | Make Lemonade

The New Zealand IoT Alliance’s spectrum working group has produced a landmark paper highlighting the importance of IoT spectrum for New Zealand. More >>

NZ farmers can achieve methane emissions target

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 10:12 am | Make Lemonade

Farmers can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and meet the targets set by the government’s new climate change bill by looking at new biotech solutions, Zest Biotech chief technical officer Nathan Balasingham says. New Zealand should consider the opportunity to earn ... More >>

Sweeping changes about to flow through fintech in NZ

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 3:56 pm | Make Lemonade

New Zealand should change its financial tech systems to drive the Kiwi economy or the country may miss out on sweeping changes, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. One of the biggest banks in the world, JP Morgan, is worried about the impact ... More >>

Accelerating the uptake of tech in the NZ economy is crucial

Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 6:32 pm | Make Lemonade

The Productivity Commission’s new inquiry into the impact of tech on the future of work in New Zealand is a valuable first step for government to be better informed about the effect of tech developments when making policy, the national artificial ... More >>

Radical new approaches may be required says NZTech

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 3:07 pm | Make Lemonade

The future of work and the impact of tech changes are complex issues, so it is fantastic to see the Productivity Commission undertaking such a detailed analysis of the potential opportunities and challenges, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. The rapid ... More >>

NZ tech ecosystem starting to really mature

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 3:07 pm | Make Lemonade

New Zealand’s tech and innovation ecosystem is expanding and maturing superbly, NZTech Graeme muller says, in a wrap up of where New Zealand technology is poised for massive growth this year. A recent report from Callaghan Innovation called Growing ... More >>

AgritechNZ keen to help scale up NZ food production

Monday, 15 April 2019, 7:47 pm | Make Lemonade

With the need to feed the world’s population of 9.8 billion people by 2050, AgritechNZ is looking at ways New Zealand can scale up its food production to meet the growing global demand. More >>

Tees for Nelson’s trees

Friday, 12 April 2019, 1:20 pm | Make Lemonade

Tees for Nelson’s trees April 12, 2019 Moved by the recent forest fires near Nelson, the Marlborough region’s Paper Rain Project has launched a not-for-profit t-shirt in support of native tree plantings in the destroyed areas. Although a substantial ... More >>

NZ-first of its kind online funeral donation-giving platform

Monday, 8 April 2019, 6:50 pm | Make Lemonade

A Christchurch company has come up with a New Zealand-first concept of a platform so people can give money online for a charity at a funeral. More >>

Terrorism a first for NZ but decades now for Afghanistan

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 4:03 pm | Make Lemonade

While last Friday’s terrorist attack in Christchurch was the first for New Zealand, Afghanistan’s ambassador to Australia and non-resident to New Zealand says his country has been victims of violence and terrorism for more than four decades. More >>

Christchurch Muslims in grief and shock

Saturday, 16 March 2019, 2:09 pm | Make Lemonade

A member of the Muslim community in Christchurch says the Muslims in the city are in a shock. Hedayat Najib, head of Business Studies at the Abacus Institute of Studies in Christchurch, says he and his family have been in contact with friends and families. ... More >>

Trans-Tasman champion Sir Rob McLeod wins key NZ CFO award

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 3:19 pm | Make Lemonade

Champion of trans-Tasman gender equity and indigenous engagement Sir Rob McLeod last night won the 2019 Outstanding Contribution to Finance & Business award at the annual New Zealand CFO Awards in Auckland. Sir Rob, of Ngati Porou whakapapa, received ... More >>

Tech firms’ continued R&D growth driving economic growth

Monday, 4 March 2019, 7:15 pm | Make Lemonade

New data from Statistics NZ highlights the continued growth of R&D (research and development) by tech firms, with computer services and scientific and tech services making up 35 percent of all R&D investment. More >>

New Zealand urgently needs a biotech strategy

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 7:51 pm | Make Lemonade

New Zealand urgently needs a biotech strategy February 27, 2019 New Zealand urgently needs a biotech strategy because it is critical to the future of the country’s economy, BiotechNZ executive director Zahra Champion says. The global biotechnology ... More >>

Beddie invited to speak to the WHO

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 8:30 pm | Make Lemonade

Richard Beddie, one of New Zealand leading’s exercise experts, is one of 20 specialists from all over the world to be invited to talk to the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Geneva on February 25 and 26. More >>

NZ tech firms should jump at business opportunities

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 4:06 pm | Make Lemonade

NZ tech firms should jump at business opportunities in Hong Kong February 7, 2019 Hong Kong is providing New Zealand with a doorstep of opportunity for Kiwi tech firms, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. Muller has just returned from a business ... More >>

NZ to take ownership of a new global agritech initiative

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 8:02 pm | Make Lemonade

New Zealand is going to take ownership of a new global agritech initiative, AgritechNZ chief executive Peter Wren-Hilton says. More >>

 

 

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