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Sir Ray Avery Supports Lancet’s Call For NZ Covid Inquiry

Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 10:02 am | Make Lemonade

The Lancet, one of the world’s oldest and most respected medical journals, says it would be valuable to conduct an official inquiry into New Zealand's response to the covid pandemic. An inquiry would help shape the necessary changes to its laws, ... More >>

Kiwis Don’t Care Enough About Cyber Security, Muller Says

Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 8:10 am | Make Lemonade

Covid has suddenly and dramatically increased New Zealand’s reliance on digital devices and the internet, despite this CERT NZ’s research shows Kiwis are not adjusting their behaviours around cyber security fast enough, NZTech chief executive Graeme ... More >>

NZ IoT Alliance Applauds Convergence Of 5G And IoT In Auckland’s CBD

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 9:05 am | Make Lemonade

NZ IoT Alliance applauds Spark and Auckland Transport for accelerating the convergence of 5G and IoT by activating 5G with IoT in Auckland’s CBD. Kriv Naicker, the IoT Alliance chair, says the scaling up of IoT solutions from 100s to 1000s of sensors ... More >>

Covid Produces Unprecedented Interest In NZ Digital Health Board

Friday, 9 October 2020, 9:53 am | Make Lemonade

The covid-19 pandemic and swift changes to greater digital health has produced a swarm of health experts putting their names forward to join the board of NZ Health IT (NZHIT). Since the first case of the disease in New Zealand was reported on February ... More >>

2021 A Critical Year For NZ’s Climate Change Future

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 10:24 am | Make Lemonade

The Climate Change Commission’s first package of advice will be open for consultation from early next year. The Climate Change Commission’s first package of advice will be open for consultation on or before February 1 next year and there will be a six-week ... More >>

Growing Evidence Gyms And Fitness Clubs Are Safe

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 11:04 am | Make Lemonade

There is growing evidence from around the world that gyms and fitness clubs are safe places to visit during the covid-19 pandemic, ExerciseNZ says. A case of a healthcare worker with covid who went to Les Mills group fitness classes on consecutive days, ... More >>

Growing Concern Covid Level Changes Will Impact People’s Mental Health

Tuesday, 22 September 2020, 8:22 am | Make Lemonade

There is a growing concern that uncertainty relating to fluctuations in the covid-19 levels and the economic impact will add further stress on people to cope, NZ HealthIT (NZHIT) chief executive Scott Arrol says. Even before the covid pandemic, the increasing ... More >>

Do NZ Cricket Players Want To Put Money First, At All Costs?

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 7:56 am | Make Lemonade

Former New Zealand cricket captain and coach Glenn Turner today questioned Auckland Blues rugby chair and New Zealand cricket board member Don Mackinnon’s appeal for borders to be opened for international sports teams during the covid pandemic. Mackinnon ... More >>

Technology Likely To Provide A Covid Silver Bullet

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 7:53 am | Make Lemonade

It is likely that technology will provide the silver bullet that New Zealand needs to manage covid-19, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. The resurgent outbreak of covid in the community has served as a reminder that Kiwis will be having to manage ... More >>

Manufactured Rule Dishonoured The Cricket World Cup Final

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 7:50 am | Make Lemonade

Last year’s electrifying Cricket World Cup final between England and New Zealand was destroyed by a manufactured rule which extinguished and dishonoured the whole event, former New Zealand cricket captain and coach Glenn Turner says. The status ... More >>

Ethically Sourced Disposable Gloves And Clothing A Major Covid Issue

Thursday, 3 September 2020, 8:08 am | Make Lemonade

The upsurge in demand for single-use gloves because of covid-19 has created widespread concerns of quality and labour exploitation at factories, a global leading Kiwi glove expert says. As covid cases continue to rise globally - and the northern hemisphere ... More >>

Travelling Back In Time: The South Island To Ourselves

Tuesday, 1 September 2020, 9:12 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand, until covid year, receives almost four million tourists a year. It is decades ago since New Zealand had one million visitors a year. But as far as driving goes, this story gets better and better. We leave Christchurch in a covid two window ... More >>

Proposed Commercial Rent Laws Not Passed: No Help For Tenants

Wednesday, 26 August 2020, 5:38 am | Make Lemonade

New government proposed rent laws have not been passed as law so there has been no help for commercial tenants since they were hit by the covid pandemic, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. Richard Beddie Some gyms and fitness facilities ... More >>

Huge Importance Now Of EMental Health Solutions In The Pandemic

Monday, 24 August 2020, 10:22 am | Make Lemonade

Even before the covid-19 pandemic, the increasing issues related to mental health and addiction being experienced by so many people living in New Zealand was cause for major concern, NZ Health IT (NZHIT) chief executive Scott Arrol says. This was ... More >>

Covid Airborne Transmission Is Being Underestimated, Expert Warns

Monday, 10 August 2020, 7:45 am | Make Lemonade

Director-general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield says covid-19 community transmission is now inevitable and Kiwi families should start stocking up on their own personal supplies of masks. Pharmaceutical scientist and medical device expert Sir Ray Avery ... More >>

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 >>