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Exercise top sport in New Zealand, but many Kiwis overweight

Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 11:24 am | Make Lemonade

Kiwis must become more physically active in 2020 because losing weight and getting fit are still one of the top new year’s resolutions people aim for, Exercise New Zealand Richard Beddie says. While January is traditional a time for people to decide ... More >>

The four-day week discussion in NZ will accelerate this year

Tuesday, 7 January 2020, 10:27 am | Make Lemonade

The four-day week discussion will accelerate this year and a number of Kiwi companies are looking to pilot the concept. The initiative was created by Andrew Barnes and Charlotte Lockhart at Perpetual Guardian. Evidence shows very clearly how chasing ... More >>

NZ striving to create inclusive digital identity environment

Monday, 6 January 2020, 10:39 am | Make Lemonade

Aotearoa New Zealand has a golden opportunity, now at the start of a new decade, to demonstrate a truly inclusive digital identity environment, Digital Identity New Zealand (DINZ) executive director Andrew Weaver says. Such is New Zealand’s progress, ... More >>

Finalists named for 2020 UK New Zealander of the year

Monday, 16 December 2019, 7:47 pm | Make Lemonade

London fund-raisers of the Christchurch Shootings, Tania Bearsley and Jarred Christmas, are the two finalists for the prestigious UK New Zealander of the Year 2020. More >>

NZ losing millions from cyber crimes

Monday, 16 December 2019, 10:48 am | Make Lemonade

Potentially the biggest tech issue New Zealanders will confront next year, will be the growing impact of fake news and an inability to discern real from fake, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. With massive increases in scams and phishing, ... More >>

Trio of NZ business women leading AI in NZ

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 8:43 am | Make Lemonade

Kiwi business women are leading the drive of one of New Zealand’s most significant technologies, artificial intelligence (AI), into 2020. More >>

Government must focus more on tech in schools

Monday, 9 December 2019, 4:48 pm | Make Lemonade

New Zealand tech industry leader Graeme Muller today encouraged the government to put more focus on the introduction of the digital technology curriculum for schools. In less than two months, from January next year, all schools are required to implement ... More >>

NZ company oDocs awarded $US100,000 Dubai World Expo grant

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 8:09 pm | Make Lemonade

Dunedin ophthalmology company ODocs Eye Care is the only New Zealand business to win the Dubai World Expo 2020 innovation grant. More >>

NZ finance sector primed for AI – research report

Monday, 2 December 2019, 10:17 am | Make Lemonade

The New Zealand financial sector is primed for AI (artificial intelligence), a new national research report says. The AI Forum of New Zealand’s research study says the financial and insurance sectors are probably better prepared to incorporate and ... More >>

AI a revolutionary force for the NZ insurance trade

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 8:25 am | Make Lemonade

AI is one of the most revolutionary forces for the insurance trade in New Zealand today, a major landmark national AI report just released says. More >>

$6.4billion in labour efficiencies to be made in NZ economy

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 4:13 pm | Make Lemonade

New Zealand urgently needs to increase its focus on an AI-enabled future, particularly investment, skills and talent, research, trusted data, ethics and regulation, a major new national artificial intelligent research report says. More >>

Christchurch scoops most coveted NZ exercise industry awards

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 8:48 am | Make Lemonade

Christchurch has scooped the two most coveted New Zealand exercise industry awards. Jessee James has won the top New Zealand personal trainer prize and exercise facility Adapted Yoga and Pilates has won the hotly contested categories supreme facility ... More >>

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 >>



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