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More hospitals are trying Apple HealthKit than Google Fit

Apple is moving its health care products into hospitals far faster than rivals Google and Samsung, claims a new report from Reuters. The news agency says that 14 of the 23 top hospitals it contacted were already trialling pilot programs with Apple’s HealthKit service to monitor chronic conditions …

The best places to view the solar eclipse

With a name like Ring of Fire, we bet your intrigue is piqued. Ours too. This afternoon the sun will transform from burning ball into a floating …

Astronomy

Migrants shunning Sunshine State

Jobs opportunities overseas come to Glasgow

The dream of a new life in Australia, Canada or New Zealand will soon become more of a reality for thousands of Scots<p>"The dream of a new life in …

Canada

Search for fitting IT workers

A booming IT sector has spurred a recruitment drive in Christchurch, but some employers are struggling to fill positions.<p>Statistics New Zealand …

Australia & New Zealand Magazine

<b>Published on</b> February 14th, 2014 | <i>by john.weir</i><p>0<p>Make New Zealand your home at Down Under Live<p>Opportunities abound in New Zealand and many families are …

X-rays

ICT market drives strong NZ jobs growth

Job advertisements across New Zealand increased by 13% this January, compared to the same period last year, chiefly led by the ICT industry.<p>New data …

New Zealand

Does Australia have too many accountants?

It used to be one of the safest career choices. But while Australians are deserting the accounting profession, an avalanche of foreign accounting …

Australia

Nocookies

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IT security

Real life migrants on stage with@NZ sidjoel and@getmedownunder at #downunderlive http://t.co/aE02SylW2L

Migrants to Australia not so skilled

Australia

G'Day Mates! Meet the Scousers Down Under celebrating Australia Day

Today is Australia day - the country's national day of celebration that marks the anniversary of the arrival in Oz of the first fleet from the …

Australia

Down Under Live

Down Under Live, Bristol, United Kingdom. 17K likes. This is the UK's BIGGEST dedicated event for Australia & New Zealand, featuring the best …

All the biggest hits - For the West Midlands

West Midlands

Skilled workers fill gaps in labour market

HERE'S a simple premise, being Australia Day eve: it's un-Australian to fill jobs with foreign workers when there are Australians without work.<p>Is it? …

Employment

Immigrants could be 'bumped up the queue' if they move to regional Queensland

Immigrants and refugees who agree to settle in regional Queensland could jump the queue to come to Australia under a proposal flagged by the …

Australia

Australia & New Zealand Magazine

<b>Published on</b> January 19th, 2014 | <i>by john.weir</i><p>0<p>Australia set for record British influx<p>We love Australia ; so much that tens of thousands of Britons …

Australia

British citizens seeking a stronger economy and a sunny lifestyle are flocking to Australia

AUSTRALIA is in the middle of a British invasion and on track to receive the largest intake of Poms since the 70s.

Australia

Christchurch job market is booming

Christchurch's job market is booming, with the amount of work on offer expected to climb even higher as the city's rebuild peaks this year.<p>New data …

New Zealand News

Still plenty of jobs for Aussie miners - ABC Rural - ABC News

Despite signs of a mining downturn, there are still plenty of jobs for skilled workers in Australia's resources industry.<p>The latest quarterly report …

Call for 30,000 migrants to fill skills shortage hosed down

A CALL for 30,000 extra migrants to address a looming skills crisis in the construction industry has been hosed down by unions and builders who say …

Scott Morrison

Tribute to Andrew Priestley who drowned after saving sons in Australia

Andrew Priestley died after saving his two sons at Burrill Beach in Australia<p><b>The family of a Leicestershire man who died after saving his two sons from drowning in Australia have said he was "the most amazing father".</b><p>Andrew Priestley, 44, from Market Harborough, died in hospital after he got into …

Australia

Jobless Kiwis flocking to Australia

New Zealand migration to Australia has soared 40 per cent during the global financial crisis, as tens of thousands of South Pacific and Asian …

New Zealand

Visas are a love match

Australia

A&E in Australia: 'doctors are much better supported here'

A consultant who moved from Glasgow to Victoria explains why he does not intend to return home any time soon<p>Dr Michael Sheridan, a 39-year-old A&E consultant from Glasgow, has worked in Geelong hospital, Victoria, Australia, since 2011 and does not intend to return to the UK any time soon.<p>He has …

Australia eyes $90m jobs package after Holden decision

<b>Australia has announced plans to set up a A$100m ($90m; £55m) fund to create jobs in states affected by Holden's decision to stop making cars there.</b><p>Holden, a subsidiary of General Motors, said last week that it would stop production in Australia by 2017.<p>The move will result in 2,900 people losing …

Australia

Australia & New Zealand Magazine

<b>Published on</b> December 18th, 2013 | <i>by john.weir</i><p>1<p>40,000 new jobs in Australian oil and gas<p>Australia expects to create around 40,000 resources …

Australia

Builders face slump in mines jobs

EMPLOYMENT in the construction of resources projects in Australia is likely to drop by as much as 90 per cent by 2018 as building gives way to …

Indigenous Peoples