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Have you seen Tina Whaitiri? – rnzngin Fifth Estate

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MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Police – Release/Statement Headline: Have you seen Tina Whaitiri? – rnzngin Fifth Estate Source: New Zealand Police – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Have you seen Tina Whaitiri? Wednesday, 23 August 2017 – 6:06pm Police are urgently looking to locate West Auckland woman Tina Whaitiri. Tina was last seen on Saturday […]

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Kiwi road workers’ banter makes London stage

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MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Kiwi road workers’ banter makes London stage Ben Harris and Samuel Gordon Bruce in the world premiere of Waiting for Go in Canberra. Her sleep-ins were ruined. But Elspeth Tilley ended up writing an award-winning play based on conversations between road workers she overhead while […]

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Kiwi road workers’ banter makes London stage

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MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Kiwi road workers’ banter makes London stage Ben Harris and Samuel Gordon Bruce in the world premiere of Waiting for Go in Canberra. Her sleep-ins were ruined. But Elspeth Tilley ended up writing an award-winning play based on conversations between road workers she overhead while […]

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The Māori election

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MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: The Māori election In 2005, Dame Tariana Turia and Sir Pita Sharples galvanised the Māori vote behind the independent voice of the Māori Party. The Māori electorates voted for Māori Party candidates and gave their party vote to Labour. Division unravelled unity in 2014 with […]

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Scholarship for young Northlanders celebrates 25 years

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MIL OSI – Source: Auckland University of Technology – Release/Statement Headline: Scholarship for young Northlanders celebrates 25 years 23 Aug, 2017 Former McDonald’s Te Tai Tokerau scholarship recipient Cynthia Otene This year represents a significant milestone for a scholarship that helps young Northlanders embark on tertiary study. The McDonald’s Te Tai Tokerau scholarship, launched 25 […]

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New Zealand First Policy On Power Companies

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MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Zealand First Policy On Power Companies New Zealand First’s policy on power companies relates to our opposition to the sale of these state assets, as well over two thirds of New Zealanders were in 2013 when a referendum on the sale of state […]

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“Charities Board Should Be Removed From Public Service” – PM

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MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: “Charities Board Should Be Removed From Public Service” – PM Media Release 23 Aug 2017Family First NZ says that the Prime Minister Bill English at their recent Forum on the Family in July has challenged the basis of the Charities Board’s intent to deregister Family First. […]

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New Zealand Tertiary Sector: Record breaking student voter turnout at University of Canterbury

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MIL OSI – Source: University of Canterbury (UC) Headline: Record breaking student voter turnout at University of Canterbury Political parties trying to engage with young voters in the lead-up to the New Zealand general election may wish to take a steer from the University of Canterbury Students’ Association (UCSA). University of Canterbury (UC) students have again […]

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    Take immediate action to manage known risks – rnzngin Fifth Estate

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    MIL OSI – Source: WorkSafe New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Take immediate action to manage known risks Businesses must immediately take action to manage their known risks – identifying and listing them is not enough, says WorkSafe New Zealand. This follows the first sentencing under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 of […]

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    Trending topics – Housing

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    MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Trending topics – Housing Supply of new homes Is there currently a house ‘building boom’? In the year ended June 2017, 30,453 new homes were consented across New Zealand. This is near levels last seen in early 2005, but is still well below the all-time […]

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    Updates to selected environmental accounts

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    MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Updates to selected environmental accounts Provisional estimates  Stats NZ have updated the data for the following environmental accounts: The accounts have been updated using previously employed methodologies. Data are released as provisional as additional work may be undertaken between August 2017 and March 2018. A […]

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    Avocados could be good for guts: Plant & Food Research

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    MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Avocados could be good for guts: Plant & Food Research 21 August 2017 New research shows avocados may be good for gut health, which would be another previously unknNew research shows avocados may be good for gut health, which would be another previously […]

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    New Zealand Post trials electric vans

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    MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Post – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Zealand Post trials electric vans With assistance from EECA’s Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund, New Zealand Post will purchase five electric vans to assess their suitability for use in the courier fleet. The new vehicles will allow courier drivers to see for themselves […]

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    Gyms to shape up after Commission review into unfair contract terms

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    MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Gyms to shape up after Commission review into unfair contract terms Gyms to shape up after Commission review into unfair contract terms 21 August 2017 Gyms have agreed to amend their standard form contracts after a Commerce Commission review into unfair contract terms in the sector. […]

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    Annual net gain in migrants reaches a record 72,400

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    MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Annual net gain in migrants reaches a record 72,400 International Travel and Migration: July 2017  –  Media Release Annual net migration reached a record 72,400 in the July 2017 year, Stats NZ said today. Migrant arrivals numbered 132,100, a new annual record, and migrant departures […]

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    JDRF and IBM Collaborate to Research Risk Factors for Type 1 Diabetes in Children

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    MIL OSI – Source: IBM – Press Release/Statement: Headline: JDRF and IBM Collaborate to Research Risk Factors for Type 1 Diabetes in Children NEW YORK – 18 Aug 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) and JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, today announced a new collaboration to develop and apply machine learning […]

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      Take immediate action to manage known risks – rnzngin Fifth Estate

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      MIL OSI – Source: WorkSafe New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Take immediate action to manage known risks Businesses must immediately take action to manage their known risks – identifying and listing them is not enough, says WorkSafe New Zealand. This follows the first sentencing under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 of […]

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      New Zealand Economy: Treasury Releases Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Update 2017

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      Source: New Zealand Treasury Headline: New Zealand Economy: Treasury Releases Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Update 2017 The Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Update (PREFU) 2017 includes the Treasury’s overall economic forecasts and forecast financial statements of the government. The Update includes the implications of government financial decisions and other information relevant to the fiscal and economic […]

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      New Zealand Economy: Treasury Fiscal Strategy Model

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      Source: New Zealand Treasury Headline: New Zealand Economy: Treasury Fiscal Strategy Model The Fiscal Strategy Model (FSM) projects the financial performance and the financial position of the government over a medium-term horizon and is published with the latest Economic and Fiscal Update. Fiscal Strategy Model Projections The principal purpose of the FSM is to produce […]

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      Slightly softer growth expected in PREFU

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      MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Slightly softer growth expected in PREFU A slightly softer growth forecast is the main feature of largely unchanged Pre-election Fiscal Update compared to the Budget forecasts three months ago, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. “The softer growth New Zealand has experienced in the six months […]

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      2017 International Leadership Award recipients

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      MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: 2017 International Leadership Award recipients Nikki Kaye | Youth Four recipients of the 2017 Minister for Youth’s International Leadership Award were announced today by Youth Minister Nikki Kaye. “This award supports outstanding young New Zealanders to access an international opportunity to develop their own leadership […]

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      Eco-sanctuary to be created on Farewell Spit

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      MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Eco-sanctuary to be created on Farewell Spit Conservation Minister Maggie Barry today announced an eco-sanctuary will be created on Farewell Spit in a partnership between DOC and natural health and wellness retailer HealthPost. Ms Barry says Collingwood-based HealthPost aims to raise $100,000 a year to […]

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      New South Island property under controls for suspected Mycoplasma bovis

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      MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: New South Island property under controls for suspected Mycoplasma bovis Date: 23 Aug 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) strongly suspects a third South Island property is positive for the bacterial […]

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      New consenting regime to speed up UFB access

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      MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New consenting regime to speed up UFB access A new regime that makes it quicker and easier for people living down shared driveways or in apartment complexes to connect to Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) has begun, Communications Minister Simon Bridges says. The Telecommunications (Property Access and […]

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        New Zealand First Policy On Power Companies

        By   2 hours ago

        MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Zealand First Policy On Power Companies New Zealand First’s policy on power companies relates to our opposition to the sale of these state assets, as well over two thirds of New Zealanders were in 2013 when a referendum on the sale of state […]

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        Rosy Glow On The Economy Is A Sham

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        MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: Rosy Glow On The Economy Is A Sham Today’s Treasury forecast puts a rosy and reassuring glow over New Zealand’s economic outlook – as you would expect. “Look a little deeper and the gloss evaporates,” says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon […]

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        SPEECH: “Putting the New Zealand economy first”

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        MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: SPEECH: “Putting the New Zealand economy first” BusinessNZ Election ConferenceTe Papa Wellington3 pm, 23 August 2017 This morning Treasury released its PREFU. The Treasury forecasts puts a rosy and reassuring glow over New Zealand’s economic outlook – as you would expect. But Look under the […]

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        Labour to build starter homes and state houses in Palmerston North

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        MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Labour to build starter homes and state houses in Palmerston North Labour will build 149 homes – a mix of KiwiBuild starter homes for first homebuyers and state houses – on land that National has left vacant for years, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. “Palmerston North […]

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        Mt Albert State Housing Land Now In Chinese Hands

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        MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: Mt Albert State Housing Land Now In Chinese Hands Why did a Mt Albert Housing NZ development end up in the hands of a Chinese company? “New Zealand First is asking questions as to why Housing NZ sold land in the Mt Albert electorate to […]

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        Labour’s transport plan will get New Zealand moving

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        MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Labour’s transport plan will get New Zealand moving Labour’s transport policy will create an integrated, 21st century transport system to move people and freight around New Zealand. As a priority we will act to immediately stop work on National’s plan to de-electrify the North Island Main Trunk Line, […]

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        Farming leaders pledge to clean up New Zealand rivers

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        MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Farming leaders pledge to clean up New Zealand rivers Labour welcomes a pledge by the Farmers Leaders Group to make New Zealand’s rivers swimmable for our children and grandchildren, says Labour’s Water spokesperson David Parker.   “The farmers’ leaders say they have come together for the first time […]

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        National’s Trade Myopia Sees Japan Slap Tariffs On Our Beef

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        MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: National’s Trade Myopia Sees Japan Slap Tariffs On Our Beef New Zealand First says beef farmers throughout New Zealand are suffering from National’s negligence to secure a bilateral trade deal with Japan, like Australia’s success three years ago.  “Securing a free but fair trade deal […]

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          Winter vehicle checks target young drivers

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          MIL OSI – Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Winter vehicle checks target young drivers Wednesday, 23 August 2017 9:00 a.m. Drivers aged 24 years and under were the target of free vehicle safety checks at recent Winter Pit Stops across the Bay of Plenty. The Winter Pit Stops are provided […]

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          Local board says making Waitākere Ranges a national park will not help kauri – more funding will

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          MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Council Headline: Local board says making Waitākere Ranges a national park will not help kauri – more funding will The Waitākere Ranges Local Board says more funding is the answer to fighting kauri dieback disease – not turning the Waitākere Ranges into a national park as recently suggested by Deputy […]

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          Pollen’s not pollution – it’s Spring doing its thing

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          MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Pollen’s not pollution – it’s Spring doing its thing Posted on 18 August 2017 by Stephen Heath Reports are already coming into Greater Wellington Regional Council of signs of yellow powder or paint residue lining streams and puddles and coating people’s cars, all of which are […]

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          Lower costs for food businesses

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          MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Lower costs for food businesses Food businesses like dairies and coffee carts wanting to set-up shop in the Far North now have lower start-up costs. The Far North District Council has gained accreditation from the Ministry for Primary Industries to verify more food sellers […]

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          Council seeks expert to review procurement process

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          MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Council seeks expert to review procurement process The Far North District Council is seeking an independent specialist to undertake a comprehensive review of its procurement processes starting late next month. The council has advertised the three-month audit nationally on GETS – the Government Electronic […]

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          Council to rebuild Kerikeri Domain pavilion

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          MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Council to rebuild Kerikeri Domain pavilion A popular Kerikeri Domain sports facility damaged by fire will be rebuilt, the Far North District Council has decided.   The Kerikeri Domain Pavilion, which consists of two squash courts, changing rooms, clubrooms and other community facilities, was […]

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          Auckland making its mark at world’s largest luxury travel event Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) has been named the most innovative tourism board at the Virtuoso Alliance Partner Awards which are held annually as part of Virtuoso Travel Week. Published 16 AUG 2017

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          MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Headline: Auckland making its mark at world’s largest luxury travel event Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) has been named the most innovative tourism board at the Virtuoso Alliance Partner Awards which are held annually as part of Virtuoso Travel Week. Published16 AUG […]

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          Rules to protect Lake Rotorua formally notified

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          MIL OSI – Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council – Press Release/Statement Headline: Rules to protect Lake Rotorua formally notified Wednesday, 16 August 2017 8:00 a.m. Yesterday marks the formal notification date of Proposed Plan Change 10 after Bay of Plenty Regional Council unanimously adopted an Independent Hearing Panel’s recommendations at its Regional Direction and […]

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            Key living wage forums in Akld + Wgtn + ChCh

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            MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Key living wage forums in Akld + Wgtn + ChCh Key living wage forums in Akld + Wgtn + ChCh August 15, 2017 Leave a comment As the election draws nearer – unions, community and faith organisations are mobilising through Living Wage movement to […]

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            Coming Events in Auckland from 16/8/17

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            MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Coming Events in Auckland from 16/8/17 Coming Events in Auckland from 16/8/17 August 14, 2017 Leave a comment Wednesday 16 August: Seminar at University of Auckland – Fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline and Indigenous Justice. What happened? Where do we go from here? More […]

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            Book launch – Johnson by Dean Parker – 5.30pm Sunday

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            MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Book launch – Johnson by Dean Parker – 5.30pm Sunday Book launch – Johnson by Dean Parker – 5.30pm Sunday August 12, 2017 Leave a comment Sunday Aug 13, 5.30pm, Thirsty Dog, Karangahape Rd, Auckland Book launch: Johnson, solitary hero of John Mulgan’s 1930s […]

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            Sat Aug 12, 5.30pm: Cuba film with the Ambassador, 6A Western Springs Road

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            MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Sat Aug 12, 5.30pm: Cuba film with the Ambassador, 6A Western Springs Road Sat Aug 12, 5.30pm: Cuba film with the Ambassador, 6A Western Springs Road August 9, 2017 Leave a comment Film Screening and Public Meeting 5.30 pm, Saturday, August 12 Unite Union […]

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            Peace News August 2017

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            MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Peace News August 2017 Peace News August 2017 August 8, 2017 Leave a comment View this email in your browser Campaign Launch Kia ora friends and comrades It’s that time again – we’re launching our campaign to shut down this year’s Weapons Expo. When: […]

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            Equal pay week of action 12 – 20 August

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            MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Equal pay week of action 12 – 20 August Equal pay week of action 12 – 20 August August 7, 2017 Leave a comment We know you support all Kiwis getting a fair go at work which is what our campaign for equal pay […]

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            Stop the Weapons Expo! Campaign launch 2017

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            MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Stop the Weapons Expo! Campaign launch 2017 Stop the Weapons Expo! Campaign launch 2017 July 31, 2017 Leave a comment Public meeting – Wednesday, 16 August @ 6:30pmThe Peace Place, 2 Emily Place, Mt Eden, Auckland The weapons expo is a meeting of 500 […]

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            Cuban Friendship Society events: August 6th film screening and August 12th Northart art exhibition.

            By   4 weeks ago

            MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Cuban Friendship Society events: August 6th film screening and August 12th Northart art exhibition. Cuban Friendship Society events: August 6th film screening and August 12th Northart art exhibition. July 25, 2017 Leave a comment Film Screening and Public Meeting 5.30 pmSaturday, August 12Unite Union6A […]

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