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Most Kiwis worried about sharing private data

Monday, 16 September 2019, 8:05 am | Make Lemonade

Nearly 80 percent of New Zealanders are worried about how their identity is managed online, Digital Identity NZ executive director Andrew Weaver will tell the inaugural New Zealand digital identity conference in Wellington next month. A total of 85 percent ... More >>

NZ must embrace technology: not treat it as a threat

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 5:07 pm | Make Lemonade

New Zealand needs to embrace technology and not treat it as a threat, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. He was commenting today on the Productivity Commission’s latest report which says New Zealand needs more technology. In its draft report New ... More >>

NZ most likely to face significant future cyber attacks

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 5:07 pm | Make Lemonade

New Zealand is most likely to face significant future cyber attacks, particularly as it is a member of the five-eyes alliance with the USA, the UK, Canada and Australia, which shares classified foreign intelligence, including the cyber operations of state ... More >>

Gaming and media sector could be low hanging fruit for Gov

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 4:57 pm | Make Lemonade

Interactive media, the world’s largest and fastest-growing media sector, could be the low hanging fruit for the New Zealand government when it comes to their industry transformation plans, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. He was commenting ... More >>

Exercise increases life expectancy, regardless of size

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 8:49 am | Make Lemonade

Latest academic research studies have found that exercise increases life expectancy regardless of the size of people, proving exercise is critical to longevity, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. A British Medical Journal report says brisk ... More >>

NZ farmers can reduce emissions, increase production

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 10:11 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand is just not doing enough to address climate change needs, especially emissions from agriculture, leading Kiwi environmental tech company Zest Biotech says. More >>

More NZ banks will support smart tech companies

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 9:28 am | Make Lemonade

FintechNZ says Kiwis will soon see more banks supporting smart tech companies to help boost exports and business. ASB bank has got behind new tech company, TradeWindow, to help fast-track development of its distributed ledger technology trading product. ... More >>

NZ slow to get slice of lucrative world cannabis market

Friday, 9 August 2019, 1:12 pm | Make Lemonade

NZ will miss out on billions of dollars of exports in the fast-growing global legal cannabis industry, BiotechNZ executive director Dr Zahra Champion says. More >>

Best for babies if mothers exercise during pregnancy – study

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 8:39 am | Make Lemonade

Women who keep moving during pregnancy may produce children with stronger motor skills, a US university study has found. Researchers at East Carolina University discovered mothers who did regular aerobic exercise during pregnancy tended to have ... More >>

FintechNZ backs move for better customer service

Monday, 29 July 2019, 4:32 pm | Make Lemonade

FintechNZ today backed the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) to make public its annual corporate workplan which should result in better insurtech customer service. FintechNZ general manager James Brown says it is a good step forward in being proactive in ... More >>

NZ facing an obesity epidemic and physical inactivity crisis

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 8:22 am | Make Lemonade

Leading New Zealand exercise expert Richard Beddie says an obesity epidemic is gripping New Zealand which also has a physical inactivity crisis, being the 13th worst in the world - and the worst for children with only 10 percent meeting WHO guidelines. ... More >>

NZ’s international tech reputation growing

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 8:38 am | Make Lemonade

A constant stream of international business delegations are arriving in New Zealand to learn more about our innovation ecosystem and to look for the next big thing in tech. Last week, the social innovation team from one of the world’s largest companies, ... More >>

World’s big tech giants’ financial moves could impact on NZ

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 8:35 am | Make Lemonade

FintechNZ says three of the largest US tech companies Apple, Google and Amazon are encroaching on financial services and threatening incumbents with their size and ability to attract massive, loyal user bases. It’s no surprise the big tech giants ... More >>

NZTech backs improvements to R&D tax credits scheme

Friday, 12 July 2019, 11:02 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand tech organisations, through NZTech, are happy to see the government continuing to improve and evolve the recently launched research and development tax credit scheme. More >>

Most NZ companies do not record being hacked

Friday, 12 July 2019, 8:23 am | Make Lemonade

Most Kiwi companies do not record being hacked FintechNZ says, despite Cert NZ’s latest report showing almost 1000 New Zealanders reported hacking issues in the last quarter. The Cert NZ report shows New Zealanders from Invercargill to the Bay of ... More >>

NZ: the worst in the developed world for inactivity

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 8:23 am | Make Lemonade

New UK research has found that even people who have been quite inactive much of their life will benefit from exercise when they are middle age or older. A Cambridge University team of researchers examined the relationship between trends in physical activity ... More >>

Gene editing has a role to play in reducing emissions

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 8:22 am | Make Lemonade

Gene editing has a crucial role to play in reducing emissions to deal with climate change, BiotechNZ executive director Dr Zahra Champion says. The issues and benefits of gene editing must accelerate discussions by the biotech industry and academic ... More >>

NZ needs to tackle predicted Libra onslaught

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 4:11 pm | Make Lemonade

The national blockchain group has appealed to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her government to adopt a more dynamic attitude or it could prove costly to the New Zealand economy, given blockchain tech’s likely global impact. BlockchainNZ executive director ... More >>

NZ on the verge of a cataclysmic financial service change

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 8:59 am | Make Lemonade

Facebook’s Libra currency will put New Zealand on the verge of a cataclysmic change in the way Kiwis think about financial services, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. But will the big banks in New Zealand be ready when the Libra currency ... More >>

BiotechNZ produces landmark report to boost Kiwi businesses

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 9:36 am | Make Lemonade

BiotechNZ is helping the government grow New Zealand’s highly regarded biotech industry, its executive director Dr Zahra Champion says. The latest Scientific American Worldview scorecard for biotech, places New Zealand fourth in the world behind the ... More >>

 

 

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