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Eagle Protect, With Offices In NZ And The US, Has Been Named A Winner Of The Annual Global Real Leaders Impact Awards

Thursday, 13 January 2022, 6:36 am | Make Lemonade

The annual awards recognise the world’s top impact companies who are leading the way in business as a force for good. The judges selected 200 companies globally based on issues such as impact and business growth. Eagle Protect came in at 100, in their ... More >>

Cyber Security Professionals In High Demand

Wednesday, 12 January 2022, 3:10 pm | Make Lemonade

Cyber security professionals are in high demand globally and New Zealand companies are struggling to find people with the right skills. NZTech wants to reduce the cybersecurity workforce gap through training, upskilling and bringing in overseas experts through ... More >>

Metaverse, The Next Big Digital Thing

Friday, 17 December 2021, 8:42 am | Make Lemonade

The Metaverse is a bit of a mystery at the moment. But if the internet is two-dimensional, text and images on flat screens, then think of the metaverse as three-dimensional and multi-sensory, including touch. Most agree the Metaverse represents a shared ... More >>

NZ Education Technology Poised To Become Major Industry

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 6:43 am | Make Lemonade

The education technology sector is poised to become one of New Zealand’s iconic industries, according to a report released today by EdTechNZ. Worth $173.6 million in 2020, edtech software is poised to grow to $319.6 million by 2025, the report ... More >>

Christchurch Scoops Most ExerciseNZ Annual Awards

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 3:26 pm | Make Lemonade

Christchurch has scooped most of the honours at the annual ExerciseNZ awards event. It has won accolades for the group instructors of the year, group trainer of the year, studio of the year, top franchise facility, independent facility of the year, ... More >>

Positive Move For Government To Help The NZ Tech Sector

Monday, 13 December 2021, 8:39 am | Make Lemonade

NZTech is pleased the government has responded to the critical digital skills shortage that is impacting the entire economy. This is a drop in the ocean for the actual numbers needed to support the continued growth of New Zealand’s tech sector and ... More >>

First Exercise Day Of 2022 Just Weeks Away

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 7:18 am | Make Lemonade

The first days of 2022 are just weeks away, raising the spectre of the annual tradition of resolutions, such as getting fitter. Healthier behaviours are valued more since covid arrived so 2022 promises to be an even more active year for Kiwis, ExerciseNZ ... More >>

Research Shows Longer Lives Tied To Physical Activity

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 11:18 am | Make Lemonade

New research shows why people live longer are most likely to be more physically active. A team of researchers from Harvard University have had their study published in PNAS . The study uses evolutionary and biomedical evidence showing that people, ... More >>

Aotearoa Must Not Miss Out On Tech’s Global Economic Growth

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 6:18 am | Make Lemonade

NZTech says there is serious risk that Aotearoa will miss opportunities for both economic growth and social improvement. While growth in tech exports will continue to be significant for New Zealand's economy, the social and economic gains that technology ... More >>

Digital Identity Is Critical In The New World Since Covid

Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 2:41 pm | Make Lemonade

New Zealand cybercrime continues to grow with the government cyber incident tracking agency, CERT, reporting a 14 percent increase in scams and fraud in the last quarter. Fraud awareness this week is important for raising awareness of the potential risks ... More >>

NZ Cyber Security Summit Next February Critical To Reducing Cyber Threats

Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 9:38 am | Make Lemonade

Cyber-attacks are on the rise around the world, with healthcare and utilities the most targeted sectors. Organisations must not only defend against attacks but be able to recover quickly after a major disruption. Business leaders must embed cyber ... More >>

Huge Investment In Home-grown Kiwi Tech Companies

Tuesday, 16 November 2021, 9:51 am | Make Lemonade

The covid pandemic cannot stop the substantial growth in New Zealand tech investments. NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says investor confidence is at an all-time high despite key areas of the country remaining on alert due to covid. The growing number ... More >>

NZ Covid Home Isolation A Step Closer

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 9:05 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand’s managed isolation quarantine (MIQ) initiative has moved a step closer with the announcement of a partnership between Jupl NZ and Travel Lab NZ. Jupl co-founder Sir Ray Avery says the joint venture is the first stage for allowing Kiwis to return ... More >>

New Zealand Agritech Companies Attracting Millions Of Dollars

Monday, 25 October 2021, 7:24 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand agritech companies are attracting millions of dollars of investment, proving that Covid is not stopping significant business activity, AgriTechNZ chief executive Brendan O’Connell says. Aotearoa agritech is seeing remarkable progress ... More >>

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 >>