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

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

Techweek to be biggest ever tech event in NZ

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Auckland - Techweek’17, May 6 to 14 next year, will be the biggest week New Zealand has ever seen or experienced in technology. Techweek will help the push by NZTech for New Zealand become a digital nation and to demonstrate our tech pedigree to the world. More than 100 events will take place

New app will help Ports of Auckland

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Auckland - A new app for the Ports of Auckland will significantly improve piloting of ships into the harbour, Christchurch LWA Solutions apps designer chief executive Atta Elayyan says. The app is the first fully digital piloting solution of its kind in Australasia. It increases efficiency and reduces room for human

Advisory group a boost for NZ smart agriculture

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  Methven - Smart technology could help agriculture add to a predicted $6.4 billion to New Zealand’s gross domestic product from 2025, Precision Agriculture Association New Zealand (PAANZ) chair Craige Mackenzie says. New Zealand had about $1.2 billion worth of agritech exports in 2013 and this figure is growing at a compound

Tomato sauce always on fish and chips for Shane Bond

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Seven Wonders: we ask Kiwis seven important questions, like what they prefer with their fish and chips. Ex-Black Cap Shane Bond prefers tomato sauce. Here are his kiwiana favourites:  Q. Pineapple lump, jet plane or jaffa? Jet plane Q. Bungy jump, surf or hammock? Bungy Q. Cricket test, one day or T20? Test Q. Tomato sauce, vinegar or lemon

NZHIT on a path to new e-health data

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  Auckland - The New Zealand Health, Information and Technology (NZHIT) has begun a process of setting up a system to help create cutting-edge national patient data information to help improve health services for all Kiwis in need. Patients’ health data needs to be available anywhere, anytime, on any device by those

Huge growth in NZ spatial industry

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Wellington - The New Zealand spatial excellence award winners to be announced in Wellington on November 16 are just the tip of the iceberg of a fast-growing digital industry, a spatial industry expert says. Now in its third year, the 2016 awards attracted 63 entries, almost double the number received last