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World-first For NZ Software Company

Monday, 3 August 2020, 7:22 am | Make Lemonade

In a world first, Rfider, a cutting-edge New Zealand software company, is powering a next generation digital supply chain for the Latin American coffee industry, Rfider chief executive John Pennington says. Mastercol, a Colombian specialty coffee company, ... More >>

Kiwibank Policy Doesn’t Pass Litmus Test

Friday, 24 July 2020, 10:18 am | Make Lemonade

Kiwibank’s new responsible banking policy includes a number of businesses that it would not do business with. This included places such as brothels and strip clubs which the bank put in the same category as fossil fuels, military and nuclear weapons ... More >>

A Law Degree Makes A Positive Difference To Helping NZ

Thursday, 16 July 2020, 11:31 am | Make Lemonade

Tens of thousands of New Zealand university students headed back to campus this week after a long break because of the covid pandemic lockdown. Massey University pro vice-chancellor Professor Chris Gallavin is offering advice to the thousands ... More >>

Water Crisis May Cause Infections; Urgent Action Required

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 3:51 pm | Make Lemonade

The Waikato River Authority is asking Local Government minister Nanaia Mahuta to launch an independent inquiry into how Auckland's water crisis has come about. Scientist Sir Ray Avery says the government should look into the operational and board management ... More >>

Great News For NZ Gyms, Exercise Facilities - Survey

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 9:44 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand gyms and exercise facilities have reached about 85 to 90 percent of pre-covid levels, an ExerciseNZ survey has found. The amazing bounce back efforts by exercise professionals, gyms and facilities includes numbers of people participating ... More >>

World Famous Game Reserve Suffers No Covid Poaching Casualties

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 10:49 am | Make Lemonade

One of the world’s most famous game reserves, Thula Thula in South Africa, has survived the covid pandemic without any loss of wild animal to poaching. Francoise Malby-Anthony, who runs the game reserve, told Make Lemonade in an exclusive interview ... More >>

No Covid Testing On Arrival: A Major Flaw

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 10:46 am | Make Lemonade

The Minister of Health Dr David Clark and microbiologist Siouxsie Wiles have defended the government’s decision not to covid screen for all passengers arriving into New Zealand. Pharmaceutical scientist Sir Ray Avery says this decision is just plain ... More >>

DHBs – Dismal Health Boards?

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 8:31 am | Make Lemonade

Two years ago, Heather Simpson, former PM Helen Clark’s chief-of-staff, was tasked with leading a massive review into the New Zealand health and disability sector, with pretty much every aspect of it on the table. The report was released yesterday More >>

NZ Not Driving Hard Enough Toward Digital Health Transformation – NZHIT

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 9:49 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand’s leading digital health organisation, NZ Health IT (NZHIT), today pleaded to the government to urgent take action on recommendations in the Simpson report released yesterday. NZHIT chief executive Scott Arrol says he is pleased the ... More >>

New Kiwi Cloud Tool Movebot A Big Game-changer

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 9:47 am | Make Lemonade

A new Christchurch tech company has designed a New Zealand-first game-changing cloud migration tool, Movebot, which can shift massive amounts of data, a bit like moving a house or an office, safely and quickly. Movebot was conceived during the covid-19 ... More >>

NZ Fitness Centres Back To 70 Percent Activity Levels

Friday, 5 June 2020, 7:29 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand gyms and facilities were back to 70 percent activity levels within two weeks of re-opening at covid level two according to the latest survey ExerciseNZ survey, chief executive Richard Beddie says. The nationwide study post-covid showed ... More >>

NZ Humidity Prevented Spread Of Covid-19 Pandemic

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 10:59 am | Make Lemonade

New research conducted by Professor Michael Ward, an epidemiologist in the Sydney School of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney, and two researchers from the Fudan University School of Public Health in Shanghai showed that humidity is ... More >>

Profits From Signed Rugby Ball Go To Amazing Teenage Golfer

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 9:32 am | Make Lemonade

A rugby ball signed by All Blacks and other stars sold at auction last night for $724 which will go towards a teenage seven-handicap golfer who is preparing for the 2023 Special Olympics in Berlin. The money raised will help Mitchell Brown, 17, from ... More >>

Government Tracing App On Wrong Track

Thursday, 21 May 2020, 9:23 am | Make Lemonade

The government’s covid-19 tracing app is on the wrong track, according to Sir Ray Avery, who is co–founder of Jupl NZ which monitors and tracks the health and wellbeing of thousands of at-risk people in New Zealand and Australia. Not even the ... More >>

NZ Urgently Needs Immediate Digital Health Tech Investment

Tuesday, 19 May 2020, 8:06 am | Make Lemonade

There must be no further delays from the Minister of Health in releasing the findings and recommendations of a comprehensive report of the health and disability system review panel, a leading New Zealand digital health expert says. NZ Health IT (NZHIT) ... More >>

Exercise Industry Ready For Alert Level Two – Not Business As Usual

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 10:11 am | Make Lemonade

Christchurch – Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis are ready to go back to gyms, studios and exercise facilities, when the covid-19 alert level two kicks in on Thursday, ExerciseNZ says. Parliament received a comprehensive report last week how exercise ... More >>

NZ Urgently Needs Digital Health Tech Investment

Monday, 11 May 2020, 7:39 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand urgently needs more investment in digital health technology to help drive the economic recovery post-coronavirus, create full tech enablement to support healthcare delivery and play its part in protecting New Zealanders during the current ... More >>

Covid-19 Track And Tracing App The Key To Kiwis’ Future Safety

Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 1:35 pm | Make Lemonade

New Zealand should make it mandatory to for all visitors to New Zealand to download a track and trace app when they arrive in the country and undergo a covid -19 infection test. People say that New Zealand’s tracking and tracing capabilities for monitoring ... More >>

Kids Helping Kids During The Lockdown

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 8:45 am | Make Lemonade

I t’s been a tough time for New Zealand school children during the covid-19 pandemic lockdown, being separated from their teachers and school friends. Many kids relied on school lunches or school tuck shops for their daily lunches and snacks but during ... More >>

Serious Concerns Over Quality Of Chinese Masks And PPE

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 8:07 am | Make Lemonade

By Sir Ray Avery China's medical device market regulators have in recent days seized more than 89 faulty million masks and 418,000 pieces of questionable personal protective equipment (PPE) in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The Chinese government's ... More >>