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More Kiwis Accessing Their Healthcare Records Online

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 8:56 am | Make Lemonade

An increasing number of New Zealanders are accessing their primary healthcare records online via general practice portals, a new report says. The New Zealand Health IT (NZHIT) report says people they can order repeat prescriptions and review their test ... More >>

NZ Health System Unsustainable; Using Fragmented Digital Technologies

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 9:57 am | Make Lemonade

The New Zealand health system which is using fragmented digital technologies is unsustainable, a new benchmark health report says. The New Zealand Health IT (NZHIT) report, a 70-page paper Hauora, Mauri Ora: Enabling a Healthier Aotearoa New Zealand ... More >>

NZ’s Digital Health System And Services Constrained – Report

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 2:12 pm | Make Lemonade

New Zealand would recapture its position once again as a global leader in digital health, but for the health the sector being constrained by the challenge of developing a fully co-ordinated nationwide strategy, a new report says. New Zealand Health IT ... More >>

NZ Fin Companies Will Embrace Upcoming Climate Change Reporting Laws

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 11:49 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand financial companies and organisations will embrace upcoming changes today announced by government for them to report on their annual emissions, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. Aotearoa NZ has become the first country in the ... More >>

Call For A National Emergency Healthcare Summit

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 8:32 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand should convene a national healthcare summit to support frontline healthcare workers, especially during the covid pandemic, pharmaceutical specialist Sir Ray Avery says. A threat to the healthcare system is not covid but the desperate calls ... More >>

Tomorrow: World Health Day To Help Health, Poverty And Insecurity

Tuesday, 6 April 2021, 10:21 am | Make Lemonade

Otautahi - Tomorrow is world health day which is more significant for New Zealanders than ever before as the global covid pandemic pushed more people into poverty, food insecurity and amplified social and health inequities. This World Health Day should ... More >>

NZ Power And Petrol Will Not Increase As Climate Change Kicks In

Wednesday, 24 March 2021, 2:10 pm | Make Lemonade

Most New Zealand households will not see an increase in electricity bills or petrol costs as climate change takes effect in the coming years , He Pou a Rangi, the NZ Climate Change Commission says. Energy efficient electric appliances, improvements ... More >>

Opportunities And Challenges As Aotearoa Embraces Climate-resilient And Low Emissions

Wednesday, 24 March 2021, 7:04 am | Make Lemonade

Aotearoa will create a number of opportunities and challenges across all sectors and communities, as it moves to a thriving, climate-resilient and low emissions society, He Pou a Rangi, the NZ Climate Change Commission says. Their analysis of the transition ... More >>

NZ Climate Change Benefits Include Better Health, Quieter Streets, Cleaner Water

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 4:39 pm | Make Lemonade

Wellington - Government must encourage the benefits that come from climate change action, including health improvements, quieter streets, cleaner water and increased biodiversity through more native forests, He Pou a Rangi, the NZ Climate Change Commission ... More >>

Wear A Mask: Covid Is Here To Stay

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 6:51 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealanders should wear masks when they are out and about this winter, pharmaceutical scientist Sir Ray Avery says. This is important if Kiwis want to get through winter without mass shutdowns. Covid, like the flu, will be a seasonal disease and social ... More >>

Aotearoa Must Accelerate Climate Change Efforts To Reach Targets

Monday, 22 March 2021, 5:12 pm | Make Lemonade

He Pou a Rangi , the NZ Climate Change Commission says the government must speed up attempts to become cleaner and environmentally-greener. Current government policies do not put Aotearoa on track to meet the recommended emissions budgets and the 2050 ... More >>

March 19: World Sleep Day , Crucial For People’s Wellbeing

Tuesday, 16 March 2021, 7:13 am | Make Lemonade

Friday is world sleep day and sleep is just as important for wellness as exercise and nutrition, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. Sleep is more especially important during today’s stressful covid pandemic world, he says. “It lowers ... More >>

NZ Medical Company’s Answer To Government’s Scrapped Covid Tracking Card

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 4:27 pm | Make Lemonade

Ray Avery with Jupl covid tracking watch. A New Zealand medical company says it has the answer to provide the government with the most effective covid tracking technology. Today the government scrapped its planned covid card tracking technology card. Jupl, ... More >>

NZ’s Pioneering AI Experts Speaking At Crucial Summit In Auckland

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 7:44 am | Make Lemonade

Many of New Zealand’s pioneering artificial intelligence (AI) experts will provide the latest news and outline new trends at the Aotearoa AI summit in Auckland on March 17. One of the key speakers is a founder of AI company Soul Machines, Greg Cross, ... More >>

NZ Businesses Must Take Environmental Action

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 7:41 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand is now world-leading with its climate legislation, but businesses must continue to burden as much responsibility as government in driving transformation to decarbonize our economy, David Benattar, the chief sustainability officer of The ... More >>

NZTech Event For Teachers Crucial For New Zealand’s Future

Thursday, 18 February 2021, 1:16 pm | Make Lemonade

ShadowTech Teachers, a game-changing programme for teachers run by NZTech and supported by the Ministry of Education, is taking teachers, the key influencers of students, into tech firms to see first hand exciting tech careers. It is an opportunity to ... More >>

Government Must Put Funding Into Educating New Zealanders About Cyber-risk

Thursday, 18 February 2021, 7:36 am | Make Lemonade

NZTech says that it is time for the government to put funding into educating New Zealanders about how to avoid being a victim of cybercrime, just as government does for road safety. About 87 percent of Kiwis concede security of their personal information ... More >>

10 Years Since The Ground Ruptured Right Under Christchurch

Monday, 15 February 2021, 6:51 am | Make Lemonade

On February 22, 2011, a magnitude 6.3 shallow earthquake ruptured with devastating results, right under Christchurch. Next Monday is the 10th anniversary of the human devastation when 185 people died and 6659 people suffered major injuries – just ... More >>

Globally Award-winning Les Mills Offering Free Access To Kiwis

Friday, 12 February 2021, 1:08 pm | Make Lemonade

Internationally-award winning Kiwi exercise company Les Mills is offering free access to the world’s best group fitness workouts to New Zealanders next month, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. From March 1, TVNZ OnDemand will offer five ... More >>

Only Small Number Of Kiwi Students Progress To Tertiary Tech Education

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 6:03 am | Make Lemonade

Technology is New Zealand’s fastest growing and second biggest export sector, but a new national survey has found only a small number of students progress from secondary to tertiary technology education. There has been a disappointing decline ... More >>