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Biotech Driving The Future Of Clean Food

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 9:19 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand produces enough food to feed 40 million people worldwide – almost 10 times its own population, but the way Aotearoa produces is changing, BiotechNZ executive director Dr Zahra Champion says. The world cannot feed its children’s ... More >>

Exercise More Important For Mental Health Since Covid

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 9:05 am | Make Lemonade

Exercise is hugely more important for people’s mental health since covid arrived 16 month ago, according to a major new ExerciseNZ survey. In 2018, just seven percent of the public surveyed by ExerciseNZ said they exercised for mental health. ExerciseNZ’s ... More >>

Digital Tech Research Top Priority For NZ

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 10:09 am | Make Lemonade

Investment in digital technology research for issues such as disease monitoring should be a top priority for Aotearoa, NZ Health IT general manager Ryl Jensen says. The covid pandemic has challenged how public decision-makers manage a health crisis ... More >>

Manapouri The Fulcrum For Future NZ Energy Costs

Monday, 26 July 2021, 7:01 am | Make Lemonade

Waihōpai - Anyone would think clean green pure New Zealand has excess supply and an abundance of new opportunities for low cost development of renewable energy in general and electricity in particular. It will require billions of dollars of investment ... More >>

NZ Game Wins Coveted International McNally Prize

Friday, 23 July 2021, 6:49 am | Make Lemonade

A New Zealand game set in the future, Umurangi Generation, has won the Seumas McNally grand prize at the 23rd annual Independent Games Festival (IGF) Awards last night. The ceremony took place as part of the 2021 game developers conference virtual event. ... More >>

What If Kiwi Farmers Were In The ETS ?

Wednesday, 21 July 2021, 9:19 am | Make Lemonade

What would be the cost to a dairy farmer if they were in the emissions trading scheme (ETS)? It is estimated that to produce one tonne of milk solids dairy cows emit about ten tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) largely in the form of methane. The ... More >>

Covid Survey Shows Kiwis Have Gained Tonnes Of Weight

Friday, 16 July 2021, 9:35 am | Make Lemonade

A key statistic from the ExerciseNZ study show that Kiwis have gained 2.8 million kilos, or 2819 tonnes, of weight in the last 12 months. Those that did gain weight gained on average 5.4kg in a year, almost 10 times the normal rate of adult weight ... More >>

Exercise For Over 50s Helps Heart And Brain – New Study

Tuesday, 13 July 2021, 9:46 am | Make Lemonade

New research says regular exercise can help slow the progression to Alzheimer's disease as well as improve the heart and brain. Regular exercise helps the brain form new neural connections, generates cell growth and sends blood rushing to crucial ... More >>

NZ Missing From US Travel Operator’s Global Bucket List

Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 9:30 am | Make Lemonade

A US luxury travel operator Unforgettable Travel has just compiled a list of 135 of the world’s most popular bucket list destinations and used software to determine how many people were making plans to visit each site. New Zealand did not rate in ... More >>

Physical Activity Can Counter Effects Of Lack Of Sleep

Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 6:10 am | Make Lemonade

ExerciseNZ today endorsed new research which shows physical activity and good sleep work together to counter negative health effects of poor sleep. The new study, published in the Medical News Today , finds physical activity and quality sleep have synergistic ... More >>

New Zealand Facing A Digital Skills Crisis

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 1:45 pm | Make Lemonade

While all sectors are experiencing skills shortages, a survey underway is finding critical digital skills shortages impacting all parts of the New Zealand economy. NZTech, the organisation tasked with providing the voice for the technology ecosystem, ... More >>

Regular Exercise Decreases Risk Of Catching Covid

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 12:31 pm | Make Lemonade

Otautahi - New research has found regular exercise makes the covid vaccine more effective and boosts immunity. A new study from Glasgow Caledonian University has found that keeping fit and healthy, exercising at least 30 minutes five times a week ... More >>

New Zealand Businesses Need To Prepare For Cyber Attacks

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 11:11 am | Make Lemonade

More New Zealand businesses need to wake up to ensure they don’t suffer cyber-attacks, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. Kiwi cyber security incidents jumped 65 percent last year, with an associated $16.9 million in direct financial losses, ... More >>

NZ’s Emerging Micro-investing Tech Taking Off

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 11:01 am | Make Lemonade

Micro investing is changing how Kiwis are thinking about their investments, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. Micro-investing is putting in small amounts of money fairly regularly. It makes investing more accessible, especially because it's ... More >>

New Zealand Families Must Be Protected

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 8:39 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand is ranked the worst nation among OECD countries for domestic violence with one in three women estimated to have been a victim of violence in their lifetime. Auckland tech company Jupl has been providing domestic violence protection solutions ... More >>

NZ Should Move To Low Nicotine Cigarettes, BiotechNZ Says

Monday, 14 June 2021, 5:46 am | Make Lemonade

The Ministry of Health’s move toward a smoke free Aotearoa by 2025, genetic engineering and genetic technologies for low nicotine cigarettes could play a major part in ensuring the success a leading biotech expert says. Government set a goal in 2011 for less ... More >>

Bidding Wars Erupt Over Iconic Royals’ Photos Including Diana

Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 2:38 pm | Make Lemonade

A bidding war has erupted over the sale of epic and legendary royals’ photos, one of New Zealand’s leading auction houses, Webb’s, says. <img src="" width="720" height="523"> Princes Diana at Eden Park, ... More >>

Lincoln, Auckland And Canterbury Lift Their World Uni Rankings

Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 9:07 am | Make Lemonade

Three New Zealand universities have improved their standings in the latest QS World Rankings, just released today. Quacquarelli Symonds, global higher education analysts, has today released the 18th edition of the world’s most-consulted international ... More >>

NZ Urgently Needs Skilled Overseas Tech Workers

Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 6:08 am | Make Lemonade

NZTech is eager to help encourage more highly skilled overseas tech workers to immigrate to New Zealand to fill the digital skills shortage. Graeme Muller, the NZTech chief executive, says some tech workers are exempt and can come into New Zealand during ... More >>

NZTech Wins Hi-Tech Award, Expanding Technology Throughout NZ

Sunday, 30 May 2021, 3:55 pm | Make Lemonade

NZTech has won a key New Zealand Hi-Tech award for its efforts in creating a socially and economically prosperous New Zealand underpinned by technology. The large not for profit organisation won the best contribution to the New Zealand tech sector ... More >>