Friday, 28 September 2012
Kāko Chocolate a teaser for Wills and Kate
Kāko Chocolate’s Passionfruit Chocolate Hearts were served to tempt Prince William and Kate during their recent South Pacific Royal tour.
Monday, 24 September 2012
Kiwi clean tech firm flies high in global contest
Carbon-refining company CarbonScape™ has taken a runner-up prize in the international Dutch Postcode Lottery Green Challenge co-sponsored by the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) and will take home a grant of €100,000 (NZ $156,600).
Monday, 10 September 2012
Boosting Vitamin D levels the easy way
Research has shown that even in sunny countries like New Zealand up to 50 percent of children and adults have insufficient or deficient levels of Vitamin D,, - an all-important key to strong, healthy bones and muscles.
Wednesday, 18 July 2012
Attitude marks new milestone
Attitude Television will be celebrating its 300th episode on TVONE after eight years of telling unique, human interest stories.
Wednesday, 11 July 2012
Last chance for free flu immunisation
Kiwis eligible for free flu immunisation have less than 21 days left to be vaccinated before the Government-subsidised campaign ends this year on July 31.
Thursday, 28 June 2012
National government putting NZ good name at risk says expert
Australia is coping with the “mass arrival” of over 1000 Kiwis from New Zealand each week who are not refugees fleeing danger but seeking mere economic betterment, yet there has been no need to put them in detention camps says an international authority on refugees.
Wednesday, 27 June 2012
Attitude Award gives champion a boost
Mike Gourley says receiving the 2011 Attitude ACC Supreme Award couldn’t have come at a better time in his life.
Tuesday, 29 May 2012
Flu shots race towards million mark
New Zealanders are taking up flu vaccination in droves this year.
Monday, 28 May 2012
Antioxidants may help maintain healthy vision
Declining eye health affects one in seven New Zealanders over the age of 50 and the incidence is increasing.
Thursday, 19 April 2012
Aussie Rules gets NZ TV slot
Aussie Rules is getting a foothold in New Zealand - now it even has its own TV slot.
Wednesday, 11 April 2012
New CEO for NZBIO
NZBIO has a new chief executive.
Public broadcaster helps with legal rights
The majority of New Zealanders don’t really understand their legal rights and for some even getting a speeding ticket can be a traumatic experience.
Thursday, 29 March 2012
Flu shot benefits mum and baby
The safety of flu vaccination during pregnancy is well established and should be routine, according to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
Wednesday, 14 March 2012
Better bananas and testosterone treatment on the agenda at NZBIO 2012
A showcase of New Zealand bioscience is bringing an eclectic range of entrepreneurs, leaders from multinational pharmaceutical companies and research and development organisations and financiers to Auckland later this month.
Tuesday, 13 March 2012
World watches as NZ starts flu immunisation campaign
New Zealand's national free influenza immunisation campaign was officially launched in Wellington today by the National Influenza Specialist Group (NISG) 1.
Thursday, 8 March 2012
Kiwis get rare opportunity to help protect against shingles
New Zealanders will soon have access to a limited supply of a vaccine to help protect against shingles, despite a global shortage of the vaccine.
Tuesday, 8 November 2011
Next Generation biofuels project launched in Queensland
Energy Parks Australia Pty is partnering with Aquaflow Bionomic Corporation to develop the infrastructure for energy parks to produce Next Generation biofuels from multi biomass sources.
Tuesday, 25 October 2011
Oxford University Press partners with Kiwa Media to create new literacy aid
Learning to read and spell has just become easier through the “Oxford Literacy” digital reading programme.
Wednesday, 28 September 2011
Chinese steel miller commercializing LanzaTech's clean energy technology
One of China's oldest enterprises Shougang Group and its partner in New Zealand Shougang TangMing have signed a joint venture agreement with LanzaTech to construct a demonstration plant at one of Shougang's steel mills in China.
Friday, 9 September 2011
Medtech and MedicAlert Create Global Connection for Rugby World Cup 2011
New Zealand health technology company Medtech Global, MedicAlert Foundation International and MedicAlert New Zealand have collaborated to develop an electronic health information solution that enables New Zealand Emergency Services to access medical records of visiting international MedicAlert members in real-time.
Wednesday, 7 September 2011
Top Auckland footballers face challenge
Fast foot work and high level skills are expected when two unlikely teams come together at Western Springs on Saturday, September 17 for a David and Goliath kind of football match.
Monday, 5 September 2011
From rockers to rowers – with Attitude
Finalists for the fourth annual Attitude
Awards have been selected.
Wednesday, 24 August 2011
Five simple ways to protect your heart
There are five simple ways to protect your heart and reduce the incidence and severity of cardiovascular disease (CVD), the leading cause of illness and premature death in New Zealand.
Thursday, 28 July 2011
Eco-friendly LanzaTech's green chemistry wins
Green chemistry has won clean energy technology firm LanzaTech another prestigious international award.
Tuesday, 26 July 2011
It's time to celebrate people with attitude
If you know someone living with a disability whose achievements deserve celebrating, or someone who
makes a difference for them, nominate them for an Attitude Award.
Monday, 4 July 2011
Simcro wins top International Design Excellence Award
New Zealand agritech company, Simcro, today announced that it had received another prestigious award for its revolutionary Optiline sheep drencher.
Thursday, 23 June 2011
LanzaTech wins US contract and at Paris Air Show
Clean energy technology company LanzaTech is at the world's largest air show in Paris showing the aviation industry its technology for producing next generation jet fuels.
Wednesday, 15 June 2011
Marstel Terminals secures strategic global partner for growth
A majority interest in the transtasman bulk liquid storage company Marstel Holdings Pty Limited (Marstel Terminals) is being acquired for an undisclosed amount by Stolt-Nielsen Limited (Oslo Børs: SNI), a global provider of integrated transportation and storage solutions for chemicals and other bulk liquids.
Tuesday, 31 May 2011
NZ medical device firms may boost trade in APEC region
New Zealand medical device manufacturers have been given the opportunity to boost trade in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) region with the removal of a key barrier.
CarbonScape singled out in global technology book
Charcoal technology company CarbonScape™ has been singled out on the world scientific stage.