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Avatar and Tintin creator first Maori Asia Society leader

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 6:38 pm | Make Lemonade

A talented Kiwi animated movie creator involved in Avatar and Tintin, Nikora Ngaropo, has just been named the first Maori person to be awarded the Asia Society’s leaders programme. More >>

Tech will soon reduce deaths from breast cancer

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 6:37 pm | Make Lemonade

More than 600 women die from breast cancer each year in New Zealand. With an AI augmented screening programme, many of these deaths might be preventable according to the AI Forum of New Zealand’s latest research report. More >>

10,000 Kiwis diagnosed with Parkinson’s must get more active

Monday, 4 November 2019, 9:00 am | Make Lemonade

Exercise NZ says many of the 10,000 New Zealanders who are diagnosed with Parkinson’s need to get more active. Richard Beddie, chief executive of Exercise NZ, says one in every 500 Kiwis suffers from Parkinson’s and regular activity will help them. ... More >>

Fintech helping NZ to becoming a global digital nation

Monday, 4 November 2019, 8:59 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand is becoming more and more a digital nation and Kiwis expect transactions to be seamless and painless, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. Fintech is the fastest growing part of the tech sector, with new contactless payment about ... More >>

AI about to speed up hospital processes

Monday, 4 November 2019, 8:58 am | Make Lemonade

The days of hospital specialists spending more time treating patients and less time processing referrals may soon be over. The AI Forum of New Zealand’s recent health research report says tens of millions of dollars are being spent to come up with ... More >>

AI is the 21st century’s number 8 wire

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 6:27 pm | Make Lemonade

AI is the 21st century’s number 8 wire for Kiwi agriculture, an artificial intelligence research report released today says. More >>

Technology the answer to stretched mental health services

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 8:52 am | Make Lemonade

With Statistics New Zealand research finding that nearly a quarter of Kiwis experience some level of poor mental wellbeing and with mental health services throughout New Zealand stretched, NZTech says it is great to see technology being used to help provide ... More >>

Banks and fintech backing climate change efforts

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 8:54 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand urgently needs to launch a green fintech industry with government and industry working together to see how fintech can tackle climate change, a leading Kiwi fintech expert says. James Brown, Fintech NZ’s general manager just back from ... More >>

Smarter cities needed to achieve government ambitions

Monday, 14 October 2019, 8:43 am | Make Lemonade

With the government recently announcing a desire to help our cities grow up and out, leading New Zealand IoT expert Kriv Naicker today questioned whether New Zealand is falling behind in the use of smart city technology to help achieve this goal. ... More >>

Cyber attacks costing NZ millions of dollars annually

Monday, 14 October 2019, 8:42 am | Make Lemonade

Leading tech expert Graeme Muller today questioned whether the recent cyber attack on a Wellington health organisation would be enough for New Zealand to take cyber threats seriously. The NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says Kiwis, businesses ... More >>

NZ set for biggest banking shake up in decade

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 4:14 pm | Make Lemonade

New Zealand could soon be on the cusp of open banking, possibly one of the greatest shake-ups in how customers manage their money, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. Brown is already in the UK brokering relationships which will have a lasting ... More >>

YogaNZ relaunched by Exercise NZ

Monday, 30 September 2019, 8:24 am | Make Lemonade

Yoga New Zealand (YogaNZ), the national yoga body for yoga in Aotearoa New Zealand, was relaunched yesterday. First established by Yoga Australia three years ago, it is now operationally supported by ExerciseNZ. With its own national yoga council ... More >>

NZ IoT Alliance backs Spark’s first 5G roll out

Friday, 27 September 2019, 9:33 am | Make Lemonade

The NZ IoT Alliance is supporting Spark for being the first to roll out a 5G wireless solution in New Zealand. IoT Alliance chair Kriv Naicker says this is an obvious first choice case as it will provide many homes and businesses with a viable substitute ... More >>

Biotechnology may be one answer to help slow climate change

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 8:38 am | Make Lemonade

Biotechnology may be one of the answers to help slow the serious and urgent issue of climate change, BiotechNZ executive director Dr Zahra Champion says. The accelerating pace of climate change along with global population and depletion of agricultural ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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