The twilight zone(s): Where are Kiwis retiring to spend their twilight years?

Sep 20, 2022 7:50:51 AM / by Andrew Smith

For the second blog in our series on the relationship between people and their proximity to amenities (for which we use one or more of our extensive points of interest POI data sets) we have focused on retirement villages and resthomes.

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Coronavirus: An effective all-of-government strategy and framework for action will require a national geospatial dataset

Mar 19, 2020 9:16:10 AM / by Andrew Smith

Interestingly, academics often trace the very origins of geographic information systems (GIS) to the beginnings of epidemiology and John Snow’s Cholera map of 18541.

Globally, the COVID-19 outbreak is demonstrating, in almost real-time, how individual countries, such as Italy, must respond to a truly national emergency. 

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