Fintech about to accelerate New Zealand’s economic growth

Augen director Mitchell Pham. Article by Make Lemonade NZ

Auckland - The setup of the national fintech organisation will accelerate New Zealand’s economic growth, tech leader and software services company director Mitchell Pham says. New Zealanders should care about fintech as an exciting new sector because electronic interactions underpin all commerce across the national economy, Pham says. With the support from NZTech

ICE providing conveyor belt of government jobs

  Auckland - A leading New Zealand early in careers consultancy company, ICE, is providing a conveyor belt of government department jobs for graduates who previously had not considered working for government agencies. ICE Professional founder and chief executive Nuwanthie Samarakone says they are working with seven government departments in proving jobs

Digitech to play a big NZ health role

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Auckland - A special event at Parliament next week will mark the 15th anniversary of the New Zealand Health IT (NZHIT) cluster as digital technology gains momentum in the health sector. The NZHIT group was formed in February 2002 in a major push to start digitising all things health. To mark the

Digital transformation an appetite for risk

Wellington - Digital transformation is taking hold of the world – and with it an appetite for security and privacy risk, a digital expert says. Hayley Carthy, chair of the DX conference in Auckland next month, says New Zealand is tracking strongly as it transforms to the digital world. “New Zealand has some

FinTechNZ will totally transform the economy

FinTechNZ will totally transform the economy February 2, 2017 New Zealand’s biggest and smartest financial businesses are coming together with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) around the launch of FinTechNZ, to take place in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland next week. With the support of NZTech, FinTechNZ will bring together innovative

Tech pivotal to lifting govt services

Auckland - Technology is at the heart of improving productivity of government services and the second annual NZTech Advance Government and Technology Summit in Wellington on February 28 will play a landmark role in helping New Zealand become a stronger digital nation, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. The summit is a

Making New Year’s resolutions stick

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Christchurch - New Zealand’s leading exercise industry group ExerciseNZ has today appealed to Kiwis to make increased physical activity their resolution for 2017 but it also warned that keeping resolutions isn’t easy and is offering tips on how to make them stick. Fifty percent of people who start an exercise regime are

Make exercise the top goal for a happier 2017

Article by Make Lemonade NZ

Christchurch - The Exercise Association of New Zealand (ExerciseNZ) wants people to put their mental wellbeing first when considering New Year’s resolutions and is emphasising how physical activity leads to people being happier and having a healthier state of mind. A total of 14.3 percent of adults in New Zealand exercise for