NZ to stage international tech event before the D5


Auckland - Living up to New Zealand’s reputation as a standout digital nation, the tech sector and the government will stage a major international tech summit in Auckland next year, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. The Digital Nations conference on February 19 and 20 2018 will be a forerunner to

NZ has major fitness problem


Chrisjtchurch - New Zealand has a major problem committing to active participation, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. Too many of the government messages in the early 2000s focused on slogans such as walk to the bus stop when that was never the answer to the looming inactivity, diabetes and obesity issues,

NZTech expansion sign of rampant tech sector growth


Auckland - The substantial growth of the country’s umbrella tech organisation NZTech is indicative of the rapid expansion of the nation’s fastest growing industry, says its chief executive Graeme Muller. NZTech has its eighth annual meeting in Auckland today and NZTech now represents more than 400 organisations across the New Zealand

The FoodBowl making a difference for NZ


Auckland - New Zealand Food Innovation Auckland, known as The FoodBowl, is more essential than ever in fostering innovative ideas into commercial success as the country’s food and beverage sector advances toward value-added, premium, prepared food. New Zealand’s Food Innovation Network is a national network of science and technology resources, funded largely

Is New Zealanders’ health information safe from attackers?

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  Auckland - Recent cyber-attacks have shown that Kiwis’ health information is vulnerable and at risk and a global expert says that it's a matter of when not if the next attack will occur. Microsoft’s worldwide health chief information security officer Hector Rodriguez, says healthcare organisations are extremely vulnerable as cybersecurity is

Genetics a game changer in getting Kiwis fitter


  Christchurch - The role of genetics, and how it relates to people’s nutrition, exercise and health is an absolute game changer when it comes to Kiwis improving their lives, a leading New Zealand exercise expert says. ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says the science of genetics has been around for some

NZ food network helping fast-rising water extractor


Auckland - New Zealand’s top food innovation network is helping fast rising clean-tech company Hydroxsys with its amazing water extraction technologies aimed at mining, dairy and other industries that need water extraction or remediation. New Zealand Food Innovation Network chief executive Alexandra Allan says new membrane technology created by Hydroxsys will increase

Auckland’s Delta Insurance expands into Singapore


Auckland -  New Zealand's Delta Insurance has opened for business in Singapore, as that country’s first ever cyber, technology and financial lines Lloyd’s coverholder. Delta Insurance Singapore is an innovative and technology driven insur-tech and fintech company specialising in cyber, technology and professional risk protection. Delta Insurance is the only New