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What does 2018 hold in store for NZ?

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 9:10 am | Make Lemonade

A leading economist says New Zealanders will have to wait until later in the year to see where the needle settles on the government’s ‘superficial change v substantive change’ spectrum. More >>

Lance O’Sullivan slams NZ health system

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 1:55 pm | Make Lemonade

Pioneering digital doctor Lance O’Sullivan today blasted the New Zealand health system at the international Digital Nations summit in Auckland. More >>

NZ at risk of falling behind global tech boom

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 8:17 am | Make Lemonade

NZ at risk of falling behind global tech boom December 20, 2017 The major consumer of digital skills, the tech sector, is growing rapidly and generating thousands of new roles a year in an exciting new digital economy, but NZTech chief executive Graeme ... More >>

Economic obstacles likely but future growth expected

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 8:15 am | Make Lemonade

The incoming government has hit the ground running but will face many obstacles in 2018 as it seeks to sustain a stable economy, leading New Zealand economic forecaster BERL says. More >>

Importing tech talent will become a financial drain

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 8:26 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand’s education system for providing trained tech graduates is insufficient and the country is over reliant on importing advanced digital skills, a leading Kiwi tech expert says. More >>

Urgent tech education action needed immediately

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 8:16 am | Make Lemonade

The tech sector and the government need to urgently co-invest in education, to better align tech courses with the future demands of the sector, a landmark digital skills report says. More >>

Significant tech changes for mobile bus service next year

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 9:16 am | Make Lemonade

The national surgical bus, possibly the only one of its type in the world, is looking for a significant change next year to keep up with demands and with high technology. More >>

Kiwi icons merged

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 7:55 am | Make Lemonade

Tourists to New Zealand have, in the past, not heard of Kiwi icons such as jandals, creamota, Chesdale cheese, eskimo pies, buzzy bees and pineapple lumps. More >>

Enjoy Christmas, but keep up the regular work-out activities

Monday, 11 December 2017, 10:32 am | Make Lemonade

People wanting to be more active in 2018 should, first of all, enjoy the luxuries and pleasures of Christmas through the festive season, one of New Zealand’s leading exercise experts says. Exercise NZ chief executive Richard Beddie says Kiwis should ... More >>

IoT devices topping Christmas wish lists in 2017

Friday, 8 December 2017, 1:00 pm | Make Lemonade

IoT devices topping Christmas wish lists in 2017 December 8, 2017 Exciting tech advances are playing a much greater part in Christmas gifts in New Zealand than ever before, Kriv Naicker, executive director of the New Zealand Internet of Things (IoT) ... More >>

A growing divide, but watch this tech space…

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 8:40 am | Make Lemonade

The government is right to raise this concern that there is a growing digital divide, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says in response to a digital report released today. More >>

From petrol to electric vehicles, like cars replacing horses

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 8:27 am | Make Lemonade

Some overseas reports say petrol cars may be obsolete by 2026 but either way the massive switch to electric vehicles will be the biggest disruptive change to people’s lives in more than 100 years, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. More >>

Christchurch company produces VR app for Auckland

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 8:28 am | Make Lemonade

Christchurch apps design company LWA Solutions is launching a world-first virtual reality pilot training app with the Ports of Auckland early next year. More >>

Northland, Wellington, Dunedin, Auckland win exercise awards

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 8:21 am | Make Lemonade

Northland’s Corinne Austin and Wellington studio Power Living New Zealand have won two of the major awards at the at the annual New Zealand’s exercise industry awards. More >>

New Zealand to be at the forefront of AI

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 8:38 am | Make Lemonade

Auckland University’s Michelle Dickinson and Soul Machines business chief Greg Cross are among top key speakers at the biggest artificial intelligence (AI) event ever to be held in New Zealand next year. More >>

Who will be honoured at the giant Exercise NZ awards?

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 9:12 am | Make Lemonade

Many of the country’s fitness experts and exercise facilities of all types and sizes who help half a million Kiwis get healthier will be vying for the annual Exercise NZ annual awards in Auckland on Saturday night. More >>

Digital summit to build vision for more prosperous NZ

Monday, 20 November 2017, 12:32 pm | Make Lemonade

The biggest and most important international tech conference to be staged in New Zealand will be held in Auckland early next year which may pave the way for faster advances for the Kiwi economy. More >>

Big future in little cousin of education exports – edtech

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 8:21 am | Make Lemonade

With the risk to foreign student export market from potential changes to immigration policy, the government should increase its focus on the little cousin of education exports, edtech, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. More >>

A sugar tax will do little to change Kiwi attitudes

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 8:20 am | Make Lemonade

The government needs to do much more if it wants to make a difference to New Zealand’s appalling obesity levels than look at a sugar tax, leading New Zealand exercise expert Richard Beddie says. More >>

Special cover for manufacturers cautious about food risk

Monday, 6 November 2017, 8:46 am | Make Lemonade

A New Zealand insurance underwriting agency is providing an exclusive cover for manufacturers which are facing major challenges in relation to recall of contaminated food and beverage products. More >>



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