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NZ Exercise Industry Appeals For Older Kiwis To Get Fitter, Before The Covid Vaccine

Thursday, 21 January 2021, 12:23 pm | Make Lemonade

New Zealand’s exercise industry is supporting the rollout of the covid-19 vaccine and protecting the people most vulnerable, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. He was commenting on the very latest Trinity College Dublin research which ... More >>

NZ Paying Soaring Glove Prices For Frontline Workers

Monday, 11 January 2021, 6:20 am | Make Lemonade

Photo: Steve Ardagh The world is facing a severe shortage of covid protective gloves and New Zealand is paying rising glove prices to help its front healthcare workers, a global leading Kiwi glove expert says. Californian-based New Zealander Steve Ardagh, ... More >>

Kiwis Leaping Into Exercise In 2021

Wednesday, 6 January 2021, 6:19 am | Make Lemonade

ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says people wanting to exercise again after the long holiday break should start gently with less intensity. This approach keeps activity manageable in terms of time available and allows people to build up ... More >>

The State Of The NZ Exercise Industry Post-Covid

Tuesday, 5 January 2021, 7:13 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand has been helping other countries’ exercise industry organisations and registration bodies to open fully up post-covid lockdown and as nations start returning to business as normal, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. ... More >>

NZ Trends And Activity Advice For 2021

Monday, 4 January 2021, 7:26 am | Make Lemonade

Many Kiwis are suffering chronic stress because of the impact of the covid pandemic, a leading New Zealander exercise expert says. Covid and all that comes with it ,is still very much around and slowly wears people down, creating health issues as well ... More >>

Kiwi Tech Firms Helping Prevent Global Covid Infections

Tuesday, 22 December 2020, 12:29 pm | Make Lemonade

Kiwi tech companies Blue Mirror, Jupl and Serentia Healthcare have partnered to protect frontline New Zealand and global healthcare workers while treating covid infected patients. More than 1700 nurses have died of covid in the northern hemisphere ... More >>

Steady Exercising Does Count, ExerciseNZ Says

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 8:25 am | Make Lemonade

Every Kiwi adult should throw out the idea that if they are not throwing themselves into a sweat-drenching workout for more than an hour it doesn’t count, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. New Zealanders must get more physically active. ... More >>

Game Developers’ Growth Just Part Of Rampant Kiwi Tech Sector

Sunday, 13 December 2020, 8:23 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand game developers’ $323.9 million earnings in the last financial year is a perfect example of just what is happening across the rampant tech sector, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. It is fantastic to see the continued growth of ... More >>

First Exercise Day Of 2021 Just Weeks Away

Monday, 7 December 2020, 10:31 am | Make Lemonade

The first days of 2021 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 2021 promises to be a more active year for Kiwis, ExerciseNZ chief ... More >>

Border Exemptions Needed For Skilled Tech People

Monday, 7 December 2020, 7:52 am | Make Lemonade

A review of New Zealand’s immigration settings is imperative, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. There is a major covid bottleneck within Immigration NZ and he wants an immediate border exemption for key tech people, he says. “We have asked ... More >>

NZ Urgently Needs Greater Debate And Action On Gene Editing

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 8:30 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand urgently needs to debate and action on gene editing, with the aim of boosting New Zealand’s bioeconomy, a BioTechNZ survey report says. There is global interest in biotechnology as a means of altering biological processes to improve ... More >>

NZ A World Leader In Many Biotech Areas – Nationwide Report

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 6:13 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand, with its world leading bioeconomy, has huge advantages in growing its massive potential in biotechnology, a new report says. The significant BioTechNZ study analysed the state of biotechnology and its impact and benefits for the New ... More >>

Kiwi Expert Backs WHO’s New Weekly Health Activity Guidelines

Monday, 30 November 2020, 1:55 pm | Make Lemonade

A New Zealander who has been working with the World Health Organisation (WHO) on physical activity says he supports their new global guidelines on substantially increasing weekly exercise. ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says the key changes to ... More >>

NZ Biotech Can Solve Global Environmental And Health Challenges

Monday, 30 November 2020, 8:15 am | Make Lemonade

On average, people are living longer, their lives are busier, they have poorer diets and exercise less which is leading to increasing rates of diseases and health conditions including cancer, diabetes, dementia, heart disease and obesity, BioTechNZ executive ... More >>

Climate Change An Economic Issue; Critical For The Planet’s Future

Friday, 27 November 2020, 11:13 am | Make Lemonade

Australia’s Lord Mayor of Darwin, Kon Vatskalis, says climate change is an economic issue and is critical to their city’s future. He says they need to act as it is critical to avoid irreparable damage to more than $1billion of community infrastructure ... More >>

NZ Can Play Key Part In Pharmaceutical And Consumer Health

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 8:49 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand has huge capabilities in growing plants for medicine for the soaring pharmaceutical and consumer health industry, a defining new biotech economic study report says. The landmark BioTechNZ study analysed the state of biotechnology and ... More >>

Exercise Helps Most Kiwis Suffering From Cancer

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 9:02 am | Make Lemonade

New research has established why people who exercise when suffering from cancer generally have better outcomes, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. Cancer sufferers who exercise regularly have a generally better prognosis than inactive ... More >>

Teen Suicide Rates Linked To Zinc Malnutrition; Nutrition Review Needed

Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 6:19 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand has the highest teen suicide rate and the second highest incidence of child obesity in the developed world and it is long overdue for a national child nutrition review, pharmaceutical scientist Sir Ray Avery says. Many countries around ... More >>

NZ Ranked 4th In The World For Biotech Innovation Potential

Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 6:16 am | Make Lemonade

A new national biotech survey report says New Zealand is positioned well in the world, ranking fourth for innovation potential in biotechnology. The landmark BiotechNZ study analysed the state of biotechnology and its impact and benefits for the New ... More >>

Is New Zealand Rugby’s Condition Asymptomatic?

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 2:44 pm | Make Lemonade

Christchurch - Without pontificating too much, there could be many reasons why New Zealand rugby’s customary success is waning, if in fact, it is. The pain of the first ever loss to Argentina in 44 years could be indicative of the whole structure ... More >>