Lives of rural NZ at risk

rural health NZ

  Wellington - The lives of rural New Zealanders are at risk every day because of poor connectivity and inequitable health services, a rural health leader says. Dr Martin London, chair of the Rural Health Alliance of Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ), says government needs to help remove barriers so rural people’s health

13 Reasons Why most sought-after show

Parrot's analytics

Hollywood - The hit TV show 13 Reasons Why has been the most sought-after top 10 digital show in New Zealand over the last 30 days, Hollywood-based Kiwi artificial intelligence company Parrot Analytics says. In an exclusive release, Parrot Analytics has provided never-seen-before data of the top 10 original digital shows

National AI group launching next month

Wellington - Artificial Intelligence or AI is fast being used to make people more efficient and it will touch every element of New Zealanders’ lives from better healthcare and education to faster service and more personalised products, tech leader Stu Christie says. Like any emerging technology there is still a lot that

Tech crucial to NZ’s future – manifesto

manifesto for tech in nz

Auckland - New Zealand’s leading tech organisations today released their manifesto of New Zealand’s Digital Future. The digital copy of the report has been sent to every member of parliament and to key government officials throughout multiple agencies as technology is far reaching – from health and education to regions, small

Ransomware cyber-attacks impact growing on NZ

Article by Make Lemonade NZ - Ian Pollard, Delta INsurance

Auckland - Barely five percent of New Zealand companies have taken out cyber insurance, despite a predicted rise in ransomware and other cyber issues, a leading New Zealand specialist underwriting agency says. Ian Pollard, director of Delta Insurance, says the total potential for the New Zealand Cyber Insurance market in time

Portable operating theatres key for NZ hospitals

Auckland - Mobile operating theatre units will soon significantly help struggling New Zealand hospitals during periods of high patient surgery demands, Mobile Health chief executive Mark Eager says. Mobile Health owns and runs New Zealand’s mobile surgical bus which earlier this year marked its 15-year anniversary after more than 21,300 operations in

Healthcare getting closer to home

NZHIT on tech in health

  Wellington - The accelerating changing face of Kiwi healthcare will in the coming years see health services get closer to where people actually live, a leading national health IT expert says. Scott Arrol, chief executive of NZ Health IT (NZHIT) says healthcare for Kiwis in 2027 will be very different from

Rugby World Cup will open trade doors with Japan

RWC 2019 will open trade doors for NZ

Tokyo - The build up to the 2019 Rugby World Cup presents a huge opportunity for any New Zealand tech firms considering the Japanese market as the passion for the All Blacks is huge in Japan, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. Muller has been in Japan this week on an economic