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Liam Butler interviews Associate Health Minister Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga.

Question: How can older people and their families use the full audit reports for rest homes to decide which rest home is the best choice for them? Rest home audits help ensure safe care.  Our Government has made changes to the system of auditing rest homes over the last few …

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Liam Butler interviews Kate Russell Chief Executive Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

Kate Russell is a fellow of The Fundraising Institute of New Zealand (FINZ), chair of the FINZ Ethics Committee and past FINZ board member. Kate is chair of Pharmac’s Consumer Advisory Committee, a board member of Pacific Pathways and a Paediatric Society Advisory committee member. Kate has held positions in …

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Liam Butler interviews Business NZ Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly.

Phil, how can the golden age worker continue to enjoy being part of the workplace? Projections show older people will be a bigger force in the economy in coming years.Our fairly modest birth rate means in the near future our population will have a smaller share of younger people and …

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Liam Butler interviews Richard MacManus author of Trackers: How Technology is helping us Monitor & Improve our Health.

www.batemanpublishing.co.nz $29.99  Richard is the founder of technology blog ReadWrite, which he ran from 2003-2012. He is recognised as a leader in articulating what’s next in technology and what it means for society. He lives in Wellington. http://ricm.ac/about/   Question One Richard, in Trackers you cover the latest and greatest advances in technology …

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Liam Butler interviews Community Law Centres CEO Elizabeth Tennet

Elizabeth Tennet is the Chief Executive Officer of Community Law Centres o Aotearoa providing representation and advocacy on behalf of the 24 Community Law Centres of New Zealand; negotiation with funders; and networking, communication and liaison with members. Question One Have you had feedback from older people about how they …

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Liam Butler interviews Evangelia Henderson Chief Executive New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation.

Evangelia leads the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation’s operations and revenue generating initiatives.  She does this through fundraising and mobilising wide supporter networks that enable the ongoing funding of services and programmes into public education and awareness, medical research , medical support and development , advocacy and community outreach programme delivery …

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Liam Butler interviews Professor Chris Kissling on the protection of Hagely Park.

Chris as a transport systems analyst and deputy chairman of the Christchurch Civic Trust you have a significant understanding of good traffic management.   What are your concerns pertaining to the jewel in Christchurch’s crown-Hagley Park?   I have concern for the on-going protection of Hagley Park in Christchurch for the …

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Liam Butler interviews Emeritus Professor Chris Kissling.

Dr Kissling was the Foundation Professor of Transport Studies, at Lincoln University and appointed an Emeritus Professor in 2010. Professionally, Professor Kissling has been Chairman of the Council of The Chartered Institute of Transport in New Zealand, and was recipient in 2003 of the Norman Spencer Memorial Award for outstanding …

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Liam Butler interviews Frances Denz on what is community?

Frances has been instrumental in helping entrepreneurs establish more than 4000 businesses since 1986. She is an authority on business start-ups and regional economic development and is a keynote speaker at conferences internationally. Frances is the co-founder of Stellaris Ltd which specialises in the governance education and business training. In 2013 Frances …

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