UK visit opens doors to global fintech trade

Auckland - The new national umbrella organisation FinTechNZ has opened the global doors for hundreds of Kiwi businesses seeking to trade with United Kingdom companies. FinTechNZ lead Mitchell Pham says a visit to Auckland by a UK fintech delegation has paved the way for increases in financial innovation and technology development business

Trade Agenda report heartening, tech leader says

  Auckland - The government’s future trade agenda is heartening and provides exciting export growth, a New Zealand tech sector leader says. NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says the tech sector is a proponent of free trade and to sustain New Zealand’s prosperity the country must continue to grow its exports. The tech

NZTech backs cyber security stance

  Auckland - NZTech today backed the Government’s continued focus on the New Zealand cyber security strategy and action plan as rogue cyber attacks continue to plague nations and businesses worldwide. New Zealand is not exempt to major security risks which could impinge on the economy and livelihood as a nation, NZTech

Research underway on the impact of IoT

Auckland - The Internet of Things (IoT) will soon become critical to helping New Zealand raise its productivity and prosperity, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. Much of the current hype around IoT has been derived from consumer IoT such as fitness trackers and intelligent fridges. The real value to be

Rural health a key election issue

Waipukurau - New Zealand is potentially at risk of damaging its economy, unless the government does not act on improving rural health services, a national rural leader says. Michelle Thompson, chief executive of the Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ), says rural New Zealanders do not receive equitable health services. She

NZ needs to clean up its environmental act

Article by Make Lemonade NZ | Delta Insurance Craig Kirk

Auckland - The increase in environmental pollution and contamination incidents in New Zealand means businesses are increasingly vulnerable to the potentially high financial cost of such events, a leading insurance expert says. Delta Insurance general manager Craig Kirk says various combinations of traditional liability policies, albeit each coming with their own

Plea to pay tribute to rural women tomorrow

  Waipukurau - Rural women are vital to resilience in rural communities and families and New Zealanders should pay tribute to their role tomorrow, which is International Women’s Day, a rural health leader says. Michelle Thompson, chief executive of the Rural Health Alliance of Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ), says women are often

15 years and 21,300 operations on

Christchurch - New Zealand’s mobile surgical bus tomorrow marks its 15-year anniversary after more than 21,300 operations in 24 towns. The mobile operating theatre marked its first day of surgery at Te Puia Springs, 100km north of Gisborne back on March 8, 2002. A report by health consultants, Sapere Group, found up