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Urgent Govt Action Needed For Aotearoa’s Dementia Plan

Tuesday, 19 October 2021, 6:51 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand can expect a major spike in dementia cases particularly among Māori, Pasifika and Asian communities, according to a new study . Existing dementia support services are already struggling to cope with the increasing demand and are genuinely ... More >>

Blockchain A Key To Sustainable NZ Green Tech Economy

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 7:21 am | Make Lemonade

Blockchain is fast growing into a mature technology that is touching many parts of the global economy, but still fresh to New Zealand. Globally job listings for crypto and blockchain have been skyrocketing, growing 118 percent year on year in ... More >>

Eagle Protect Partners With FDA Award Winner

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 11:04 am | Make Lemonade

NZ and US based company Eagle Protect, the world’s only B Corp certified disposable glove and clothing specialist, is joining forces with Auckland company Rfider to provide a transparent look into Eagle’s glove supply chain. The deal will also ... More >>

FintechNZ Wants Green Tech To Help Climate Change

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 10:44 am | Make Lemonade

FintechNZ wants to see more commitment to green tech to help climate change and move toward a sustainable financial services sector. Reducing carbon emissions to net zero is now as urgent as ever, but so is adjusting to the hazards of a warming ... More >>

Tech, The Journey Map To Top Jobs And Climate Help

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 6:41 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand’s economic future must rest with sustainable high value tech jobs producing goods and services with a much reduced carbon footprint, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. Technology in New Zealand connects people and markets, is the ... More >>

Demand For Kiwi Innovation Growing, But Border Stifling Full Potential

Friday, 8 October 2021, 2:02 pm | Make Lemonade

Demand for New Zealand innovation continues to grow globally with investors’ interest in NZ tech firms reaching new highs. More than $200 million of growth funding has been raised by tech companies so far this year. New Zealand innovation is broad, ... More >>

Kiwi Companies Can Unlock MIQ Gridlock

Monday, 4 October 2021, 7:09 am | Make Lemonade

Tens of thousands of New Zealanders are locked out of the country and many NZ export companies are relocating staff offshore because of a logjammed MIQ system. But Auckland tech company Jupl has developed a self-isolation solution. Jupl co-founder Sir Ray ... More >>

Two NZ Leaders Appointed To Global Health And Fitness Council

Friday, 1 October 2021, 12:22 pm | Make Lemonade

Two New Zealand industry leaders have been appointed to the very first major global council on health and fitness, the Global Health and Fitness Alliance, set up by the international health racket and sports club association (IHRSA). They are ExerciseNZ ... More >>

Cryptocurrency Heading Towards A Greener Future

Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 6:31 am | Make Lemonade

The cryptocurrency ecosystem is shifting towards a cleaner, greener future. Most energy used to mine crypto already comes from renewable sources. Rather than harm the planet, crypto and blockchain can actually be a force for environmental good. ... More >>

Unwanted Laptops Needed During Lockdown

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 6:13 am | Make Lemonade

As the covid pandemic continues, leading national tech non-government organisation NZTech, has put a call out to New Zealanders and remind them that not everyone has access to devices to keep working or learning during lockdowns. Kiwis should donate ... More >>

NZ’s Gyms And Fitness Centres Part Of The Covid Solution

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 6:27 pm | Make Lemonade

Former US surgeon general Richard Carmona and ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie have one thing in common: they agree exercise is part of the covid solution. While uncertainty remains, it is clear regular physical activity and fitness centres ... More >>

NZ’s gyms and fitness centres part of the covid solution

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 4:10 pm | Make Lemonade

Former US surgeon general Richard Carmona and ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie have one thing in common: they agree exercise is part of the covid solution. While uncertainty remains, it is clear regular physical activity and fitness centres ... More >>

Dementia NZ Launches $1million Campaign To Help 70,000 People

Monday, 13 September 2021, 6:32 am | Make Lemonade

Dementia NZ is launching a major campaign to raise $1million to help the estimated 70,000 Kiwis currently living with dementia. The donations from the campaign will help bridge the gap between the money from government via the DHBs and the steep ... More >>

635,657 Rugby Injury Claims Made In NZ Over 13 Years – Research

Friday, 10 September 2021, 3:23 pm | Make Lemonade

A total of 635,657 rugby injury claims were made to the Accident Compensation Corporation for players aged five to 40 years between 2005 and 2017, a nationwide study of injury insurance claims shows. More than three quarters of claims (76 percent) were for ... More >>

NZ not responding fast enough to digital tech

Monday, 6 September 2021, 1:14 pm | Make Lemonade

The just released international report on digital competitiveness, Digital Riser Report 2021 , finds New Zealand’s digital competitiveness has reduced 70 points, national tech leader Graeme Muller says. The pandemic has highlighted the importance ... More >>

Virology experts must look at extra gym safeguards first

Monday, 6 September 2021, 9:08 am | Make Lemonade

A leading New Zealand exercise expert has slammed virology experts who have not looked at extra safeguards and precautionary gym efforts first. More >>

NZ likely to help fleeing Afghans at high risk

Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 2:27 pm | Make Lemonade

Ōtautahi – A number of countries helped Afghans escape from the change of power in their own country. More >>

Explosion of lockdown-induced home gyms in New Zealand

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 8:58 am | Make Lemonade

The first covid lockdown last year caught most people by surprise, but the inevitability of more lockdowns, especially in Auckland, has resulted in home gyms becoming more popular than ever before, ExerciseNZ says. More >>

NZ Does Not Need Super Rugby

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 10:22 pm | Make Lemonade

The current New Zealand rugby playing model then does not cater adequately for the bulk of New Zealand rugby players. We are not nurturing and ensuring a strong club and provincial base to maintain the community value of our game and produce future ... More >>

NZ was the envy of world rugby, not any more

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 11:28 am | Make Lemonade

This is an excerpt from an unpublished book, the DJ Years, about the 2011-12 views and experiences of the late forthright former All Black rugby captain John Graham, who passed away four years ago this month. This is the second in a series of articles ... More >>