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Photoshop Support Group - 2011

Photoshop Support Group - 2011

  Cool Info Trevor Dennis is a group moderator Trevor Dennis says: I am currently on my way home from a photographic convention in Auckland. In fact the National Convention of the Photographic Society of New Zealand. We had some pretty damn cool speakers including landscape photographer Charlie Waite who was flown all the way from UK just to speak to us, but among the...

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Breakthrough on Contact Lenses - Orlando Sentinal - 25th April 1993

Breakthrough on Contact Lenses - Orlando Sentinal - 25th April 1993

Breakthrough on Contact Lenses Orlando Sentinal  SCIENCE & MEDICINE - Scope April 25, 1993 A small New Zealand firm says it has produced an improved bifocal contact lens that would fit most human eyes, an achievement that has eluded large companies dominating the contact lens market. Of the makers of thousands of different types of contact lens products...

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How my family got its name 8th July 2014

How my family got its name 8th July 2014

How my family got its name with Ian Handricks When: Tuesday 8 July 2014, 10am - 12pm Where: Waitakere Central Library, JT Diamond Room, level 2 Join Ian in this interactive workshop, where he will give participants...

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Unique photo restoration service coming to Whitianga - The Mercury Bay Informer 13th May 2014

Unique photo restoration service coming to Whitianga - The Mercury Bay Informer 13th May 2014

The Mercury Bay Informer Thursday, 14 May 2014 Unique photo restoration service coming to WhitiangaA unique and very effective photo restoration service will the next few weeks be available in Whitianga for those who would like to have their old photos...

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At The Bar - New Zealand Bar Association Magazine - April 2014

At The Bar - New Zealand Bar Association Magazine - April 2014

 . At The Bar  New Zealand Bar Association Magazine  April 2014 iPad/iPhone Apps for Lawyers         by Ian Handricks         The iPhone and iPad are both perfect tools to help you consolidate,...

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Sunday Meeting Report - Seniornet NS March 2014 Newsletter

Sunday Meeting Report - Seniornet NS March 2014 Newsletter

March 2014 Monthly Newsletter Seniornet NS Inc. Sunday Meeting Report The February Sunday Meeting 2014 broke all previous records with 62-65 people attending. Our speaker Ian Handricks gave an excellent 3 part Powerpoint Show which contained dealing with iOS7 on the iPad a...

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Talking to a genealogist - The Mercury Bay Informer 14th Feb 2014

Talking to a genealogist - The Mercury Bay Informer 14th Feb 2014

. The Mercury Bay Informer Thursday, 06 February 2014  Talking to a genealogist Written by Stephan Bosman Looking at the advertisement of local optometrist, Brett Howes on the back page of The Informer the third Tuesday of...

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Seniornet North Shore - Channel Magazine April 2012

Seniornet North Shore - Channel Magazine April 2012

Main Image - Ian Handricks teaching how to use the iPad Seniornet North Shore Channel Magazine - April 2012 If you believe in the saying that "you can’t teach old dogs new tricks" then this fantastic initiative that we have discovered right here on the North...

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See your new smile without leaving your seat - East and ays Courier 14th January 2009

See your new smile without leaving your seat - East and ays Courier 14th January 2009

See your new smile without leaving your seat East and Bays Courier 14th January 2009Considering having some dentistry work done? Wouldn’t it be great to have a magic mirror to see how it will all turn out? Like all appearance cosmetic procedures you always wonder how you will...

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The Photographic Society of NZ National Convention 2011

The Photographic Society of NZ National Convention 2011

Ian was a guest speaker at the The Photographic Society of NZ National Convention 2011 held at North Harbour Stadium, Auckland 2011.

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Cornea and Contact Lens Society 18th March 2012

Cornea and Contact Lens Society 18th March 2012

On 18th March 2012 Ian Handricks was awarded an Honorary Membership of the Cornea and Contact lens Society in recognition of outstanding contribution to contact lens practice in New Zealand....

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Ian Handricks and Hirst team at Durasoft launch - NZ Optics, September 1989

Ian Handricks and Hirst team at Durasoft launch - NZ Optics, September 1989

The Hirst team looking over the Durasoft orders (from left) Sharon Green, Ian Handricks, Margaret Dyason and John Shennan.NZ OpticsSeptember 1989

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Coloured Lens For Fashion & Fun! - NZ Optics, August 1989

Coloured Lens For Fashion & Fun! - NZ Optics, August 1989

Pravin Patel from Igel International renewing an old friendship with Ian Handricks from Hirstlens. NZ OpticsAugust 1989Now. .Coloured Lens For Fashion & Fun!A new contact lens that...

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Hirstlens again in private ownership - NZ Optics - June 1988

Hirstlens again in private ownership - NZ Optics - June 1988

NZ OpticsJune 1988Hirstlens again in private ownershipJohn Shennan and Ian Handricks have successfully negotiated the purchase of Hirstlens from the Receivers of Standard...

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Precision Vision - New Zealand Computer Scene - June 1989

Precision Vision - New Zealand Computer Scene -  June 1989

New Zealand Computer Scene, June 1989   Precision Vision       By Brcnda Lobb        Right here in...

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United States Patent No. 4,619,082 - 28th October 1986

United States Patent No. 4,619,082 - 28th October 1986

United States Patent   Ian L. Handricks    Patent Number:        ...

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Perfect vision with CAD - The Engineer’s Digest, June 1986

Perfect vision with CAD - The Engineer’s Digest, June 1986

“Computer aided design is helping contact lens manufacturer CLS, produce lenses to micron accuracy” Engineer’s Digest June 1986 COMPUTER AIDED...

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Meeting the team - OHL News, February 1987

Meeting the team - OHL News, February 1987

 "Ian Handricks - International Sales Manager, Polytech." OHL NEWS, Optical Holdings LimitedFebruary 1987 & October 1987MEETING THE TEAMIan is responsible for sales...

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Seminar Success - OHL News, July 1987

Seminar Success - OHL News, July 1987

“Ian Handricks demonstrating the LENSCAD product to delegates at the London seminar” OHL NEWS, Optical Holdings LimitedJuly 1987SEMINAR SUCCESS"Cl0sing the Gap between...

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Eye Bank - NZ Optics, 1997

Eye Bank - NZ Optics, 1997

NZ Optics Magazine1997EYE BANK LAUNCHEnjoying the pre-dinner drinks at the launching of the Eye Bank: (from left) Paul Rose. Ian Handricks and Mike Webber.

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Job opportunities - NZ Optics, 1996

Job opportunities - NZ Optics, 1996

“Above, Ian discusses contact lenses with one of the students” NZ Optics Magazine1996Job OpportunitiesJob opportunities in the optical industry and marketing oneself for the job...

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Contact Lens company diversifies - NZ Optics Magazine, 1996

Contact Lens company diversifies - NZ Optics Magazine, 1996

 “The former NZ Optical Boardroom has a new function … computers, printers, scanners, software etc …” NZ Optics Magazine1996Contact Lens company...

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Bifocal project now subject to case study - NZ Optics Magazine, 1996

Bifocal project now subject to case study - NZ Optics Magazine, 1996

NZ Optics Magazine1996Bifocal project now subject to case studyThe Horizon Bifocal project has raised a lot of interested within government circles and has been chosen as one of two case...

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Hirstlens awarded grant to develop bifocal lens - NZ Optics Magazine, 1995

Hirstlens awarded grant to develop bifocal lens - NZ Optics Magazine, 1995

 “Above: The prototype bifocal lens being examined. From left - John Shennan, Ian Handricks and Denis Malone from the DSIR.” NZ Optics Magazine1995Hirstlens awarded grant...

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SHAREVISION - NEW COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY - NZ Optics Magazine, 1996

SHAREVISION - NEW COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY - NZ Optics Magazine, 1996

“Ian Handricks (left) demonstrating Sharevision at the launch for Auckland optometry.” NZ Optics Magazine1996SHAREVISION - NEW COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGYA unique method of visual...

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HIRSTLENS OFFICIALLY OPEN LAB - NZ Optics Magazine 1997

HIRSTLENS OFFICIALLY OPEN LAB - NZ Optics Magazine 1997

“Mr. Williamson assisted by Mrs. Hirst opening the lab.” NZ Optics Magazine1997HIRSTLENS OFFICIALLY OPEN LABHon. Maurice Williamson, Minister of Science and Technology,...

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Publicity Picture - NZ Weekly News, 2nd June 1969

Publicity Picture - NZ Weekly News, 2nd June 1969

NZ Weekly News   2nd June 1969    PUBLICITY PICTURE    "A City Scene" was the subject chosen by Ian Handricks, of Glen Innes, as he...

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Kiwi Photo Restoration Service In US - Trademark Export Intelligence Publication, June 2002

Kiwi Photo Restoration Service In US - Trademark Export Intelligence Publication, June 2002

Trademark Export Intelligence PublicationJune 2002KIWI PHOTO RESTORATION SERVICE IN USAn overnight photo restoration service is being established for North Americans thanks to...

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Auckland company signs deal with US investors - The Photographers Mail, Vol. 11, 2002

Auckland company signs deal with US investors - The Photographers Mail, Vol. 11, 2002

“Ian Handricks (left) and Ken Holmes of Photopages Global Ltd, with Prime Minister Helen Clark at the recent Auckland pod opening” The Photographers MailVol. 11, 2002Auckland...

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Photo deal gives 100 jobs - TradeNZ INFOTEC, 4th April 2002

Photo deal gives 100 jobs  -  TradeNZ INFOTEC, 4th April 2002

INFOTEC4th April 2002Photo deal gives 100 jobs - TradeNZTrade New Zealand believes at least 100 jobs will be created in New Zealand thanks to a deal between Auckland digital photography...

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Innovation in Engineering - Industrial Research Ltd. Profile Book, 1997

Innovation in Engineering  - Industrial Research Ltd. Profile Book, 1997

Industrial Research Ltd. Profile Book1997Innovation in EngineeringIn a project for Hirstlens, Industrial Research uses a computer-aided design system to design the...

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Let Photopages give you your memories back - North Shore Times Advertiser, 17th June 2003

Let Photopages give you your memories back - North Shore Times Advertiser, 17th June 2003

“PICTURE PERFECT: Part of the young team at Photopages you’ll be amazed at what they can do with your prints.” North Shore Times Advertiser17th June 2003Let...

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Solution 'glued' together with engineering nous - The Dominion, 11th July 1994

Solution 'glued' together with engineering nous - The Dominion, 11th July 1994

“IAN Handricks puts a Teco computer through its paces at the Beyond Imagination facility” The Dominion11th July 1994Solution ‘glued’ together with engineering...

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A package beyond imagination - NZ Herald, 15th October 1998

A package beyond imagination - NZ Herald, 15th October 1998

“PHOTO MAGIC: Ian Handricks (left) and sales manager John Tantrum weave a spell of restoration. "I wanted to use computers for more than playing games," says Mr...

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Cosmetic Dentistry with Adobe Photoshop - NZ Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, 6th September 2006,

Cosmetic Dentistry with Adobe Photoshop  -  NZ Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, 6th September 2006,

"Ian Handricks was a great teacher, extremely knowledgeable and positive. He was very helpful and approachable” NZ Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry,6th September...

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Opportunities for low-cost accounting - Engineering News, March 1995,

Opportunities for low-cost accounting  -  Engineering News, March 1995,

“Using a CNC lathe to cut a contact lens at Hirstlens. The company uses a single financial package to handle their entire IT business.” Engineering News,  March...

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Bright idea, Big future? - NZ Listener, 4th September 1993,

Bright idea, Big future?  -  NZ Listener, 4th September 1993,

NZ Listener,  4th September 1993,BRIGHT LIGHT, Big future?    New Zealand inventors may come up with the ideas, but their problem is finding money to develop and...

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Ten years of research and development - Inside - Trade NZ Publication, 2006,

Ten years of research and development  -  Inside - Trade NZ Publication, 2006,

“Trade New Zealand correctly matched us with the people we need to distribute and market our product and service to internationally. I don’t know anybody else in New...

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Double Vision - NZ Business Magazine, December 1993,

Double Vision  -  NZ Business Magazine, December 1993,

"John Shennan (left) and Ian Handricks, joint owners of Hirstlens NZ, have a knack for lateral thinking which turns the rather serious business of manufacturing and...

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The bigger picture - Unlimited Magazine, January 2003

The bigger picture  -  Unlimited Magazine, January 2003

Unlimited Magazine,  January 2003,  The bigger picture. A deal with US-based Creekside meant Ian Handricks Photopages now has US distribution, five times as many...

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