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Introducing Harley

Ko Keāroa me Tāngāta tōku Whare Tūpuna  Ko Ngāti Keāroa Ngati Tuāra tōku Iwi  Ko Te Ārawa me Tainui tōku Wāka E nohō ana āhau ī te Upoko o te ika a Māui...

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Posted on 13 September 2017
by Harley Rogers

Introducing Tracey

Kia ora, my name is Tracey and I’m very excited to have joined the web team as a developer at Melon Health.

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Posted on 12 September 2017
by Tracey Norrish

Introducing Iury

Hi my name is Iury, I’m a mobile application developer. After studying as an exchange student in New Zealand for one year, I decided to move back and be part of Wellington’s community....

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Posted on 14 June 2017
by Iury Painelli

Introducing Alyssa

Kia Ora! I am happy to have recently joined melon health as the Product and Implementation Manager.

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Posted on 14 June 2017
by Alyssa Barbieri

We’re hiring a Sales Driven NZ Country Manager. Could this be you?

About the role We’re looking for a passionate, energetic multi-tasker with health industry experience who loves helping people – both patients and customers – and loves the challenge of getting those big transactions...

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Posted on 3 May 2017
by Siobhan Bulfin

Introducing Doug Olsen, our new VP Business Development

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Doug Olsen as VP Business Development, North America. Doug is responsible for developing the North American sector of Melon Health’s business growth, with primary focus...

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Posted on 28 March 2017
by Siobhan Bulfin

Introducing Gabrielle

Hello, I’m Gabrielle, a full stack web developer. I was surprisingly technophobic growing up. But I also believe in having a curious outlook on life, so I took a computer science paper as...

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Posted on 23 February 2017
by Gabrielle Young

University of Otago wins $1.6m to test Melon Health’s digital platform for diabetes

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith today announced more than $5.7 million in funding for research into diabetes. The funding has the potential to radically transform delivery of...

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Posted on 10 February 2017
by Siobhan Bulfin

Introducing Paula Snowden

We are delighted to welcome Paula Snowden to melon as an advisor. Paula has significant experience in social marketing and behaviour change. Paula’s background and experience can be found on her profile on...

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Posted on 12 January 2017
by Jess Chisholm

Mybc – an online community for New Zealanders affected by breast cancer

Most people in New Zealand know someone who has or has had breast cancer. In fact, around the world breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, and in New Zealand, statistics...

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Posted on 9 January 2017
by Jess Chisholm

Introducing Katie

Hi my name’s Katie, and I’m Melon Health’s newest UI/UX designer. After a varied career working in Silicon Valley and Amsterdam, I discovered that I intrinsically need to work on stuff that matters....

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Posted on 13 December 2016
by Katie Macoy

BetaMe Pre-diabetes Pilot

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death in the world today. In fact, since 1980 the number of people living with diabetes has almost quadrupled. Last year the International Diabetes Federation...

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Posted on 10 October 2016
by Jess Chisholm

Introducing Jess

I grew up in a rural area on the outskirts of Tauranga, New Zealand. As a sports-mad adventurous kid, living on an orchard with a gully to explore, I was no stranger to...

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Posted on 4 August 2016
by Jess Chisholm

Patient Community connecting people living with Bladder Cancer

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness month.

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Posted on 9 May 2016
by Siobhan Bulfin

Health Psychology: Beyond the Pill

We are delighted to welcome to the team, Dr Cheryl MacDonald, as Melon’s Health Psychologist. Cheryl is a Clinical Pyschologist and Registered nurse who has been practicing health psychology for thirty years. Cheryl...

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Posted on 7 March 2016
by Siobhan Bulfin

2015 Highlights: New Name, New Partnerships and Milestones

What a year 2015 was for Melon! We partnered with some of the biggest names in healthcare, called Kansas City home for three months, and re-launched our brand as Melon Health. Here’s a...

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Posted on 31 January 2016
by Siobhan Bulfin

Peer Support and Game Mechanics for Smoking Cessation

E-cigarettes are gaining popularity amongst youth

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Posted on 18 August 2015
by Rin Gomura

Can peer influence be used to reduce binge drinking? Evaluation of DrinkSmart suggests it can.

18-34 year olds binge drink the most and have the highest smartphone ownership

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Posted on 20 July 2015
by Rin Gomura

Social Code is now Melon Health

Hello. We are Melon Health.

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Posted on 28 May 2015
by Rin Gomura

Visiting the Sprint World Headquarters Campus

On Tuesday last week we rode in a yellow school bus to the Sprint World Headquarters Campus in Overland Park, Kansas. Each of the 10 Sprint Accelerator start-ups set up a table in...

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Posted on 17 April 2015
by Alice Jones

Social Code a finalist in NZ Hi-Tech Awards

The Social Code team is thrilled to have been selected as a finalist in the UK Trade & Investment Innovative Hi-Tech Mobile Product category of the 2015 NZ Hi-Tech Awards! We are honoured...

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Posted on 16 April 2015
by Alice Jones

Breathr a winner in Health 2.0

We’re one of the winners of the Health 2.0 Cystic Fibrosis Challenge! Between July 2014 and January 2015 we participated in the Technology for Cystic Fibrosis Life Transitions Challenge, which was sponsored by...

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Posted on 27 February 2015
by Alice Jones

Code Blue wins first prize in The Mobileys!

On behalf of the Social Code team I’m absolutely thrilled to announce that our mobile application Code Blue has been selected by a panel of judges as the Grand Prize Winner of the...

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Posted on 28 November 2014
by Alice Jones

Code Blue a finalist in the Mobileys Awards

The Mobileys is a mobile innovation competition created by Mobile Future, and our very own Code Blue has been selected as a finalist!

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Posted on 29 September 2014
by Alice

San Francisco Business Times – Health Reform Impact Summit 2014

The San Francisco Business Times hosted the Bay Area Health Reform Impact Summit last week at the Hilton in Union Square. Four panelists from different health sectors discussed Obamacare and the effects it has...

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Posted on 26 September 2014
by Rin Gomura

New brand & exciting things to come

We are VERY excited to be unveiling our new brand today, including a beautiful logo, fonts and colour palette. At Social Code we want to help people lead happier and healthier lives through...

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Posted on 20 August 2014
by Alice Jones

Wellington gold awards 2014

Social Code was honoured to be selected as a finalist in the Emerging Gold category of The Wellington Gold Awards for 2014, a celebration of inspiring Wellington businesses. Emerging Gold recognises smaller enterprises...

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Posted on 29 June 2014
by Alice Jones

Press Release: ‘Panic Button’ for Teens with Depression: New App to Help Teens Experiencing Depression or Bullying

Wellington, April 2, 2014 – Social Code, a health tech start-up, has launched its Indiegogo Campaign to raise money for Code Blue, an app to help teens living with depression and bullying.

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Posted on 2 April 2014
by Siobhan Bulfin

Code Blue Indiegogo Campaign: An app to help teens dealing with depression and bullying

Depression amongst teens and young adults is an important issue in our society. We want to make it easy for people experiencing depression to ask for help. So easy, that all they need...

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Posted on 1 April 2014
by Siobhan Bulfin

Social Code finalist at SXSWV2V

LTC LINK Tank is co-hosted by InnovateLTC and the LTC LINK Conference, which was held July 22-24 in Chicago, Ill.

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Posted on 1 August 2013
by Siobhan Bulfin

Goalpost for Smoking Cessation iOS app launch

After 6 months of beta testing of our mobile friendly website, we’re ready to launch our iOS app. The initial release was fraught with a few bugs which we’ve been busy fixing and...

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Posted on 23 January 2013
by Siobhan Bulfin