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Budgeting for People’s Needs

Published By   /  May 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Economic Bulletin, Public Services, Unions  /  Comments Off on Budgeting for People’s Needs

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Budgeting for People’s Needs On 25 May, the Government will announce its last Budget before the election. Budgets are always political statements whose facts are difficult to spot amid the tornado-like spin, but pre-election Budgets are even more so. But it is worth […]

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Successful World Masters Games wraps up

Published By   /  April 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Successful World Masters Games wraps up

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Successful World Masters Games wraps up Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman congratulate organisers and participants on the outstanding success of the World Masters Games 2017 as the games draw to a close at a ceremony in Auckland today. […]

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Why has Pike footage been hidden for so long?

Published By   /  April 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Why has Pike footage been hidden for so long?

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Why has Pike footage been hidden for so long? New footage of workers servicing a robot in the Pike River drift appears to show that going into the drift doesn’t pose the danger the Government and Solid Energy claimed, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew […]

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Next stage for Christchurch temporary village

Published By   /  April 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Building and Construction, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Next stage for Christchurch temporary village

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Next stage for Christchurch temporary village The Government is selling the Linwood temporary accommodation village to the Christchurch City Council, which will continue using them for people affected by the earthquakes, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today. “The Council will use the […]

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Fiji Deployment Brings Navy Sailor Back to her Roots

Published By   /  April 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Fiji Deployment Brings Navy Sailor Back to her Roots

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Fiji Deployment Brings Navy Sailor Back to her Roots Ordinary Chef Tia Rickards 28 April 2017 The deployment of the Royal New Zealand Navy’s Inshore Patrol Vessel HMNZS Hawea to Fiji this week is special for Ordinary Chef (OCH) Tia Rickards for two reasons […]

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NZDF Helps Train More Iraqi Troops for Offensive Against Daesh

Published By   /  April 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Helps Train More Iraqi Troops for Offensive Against Daesh

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Helps Train More Iraqi Troops for Offensive Against Daesh Task Group Taji, which is comprised of about 100 New Zealand Defence Force troops and some 300 Australian Defence Force personnel, will be training about 2000 Iraqi Security Forces in the next fortnight as […]

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NZDF – Skytrain A Success

Published By   /  April 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF – Skytrain A Success

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF – Skytrain A Success RNZAF Flying Officer Dillon Logan calculating the position of a drop zone marker for an incoming RNZAF C-130H Hercules. 28 April 2017 Exercise Skytrain, a two week Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) exercise is wrapping up at Base […]

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Health and Independence Report 2016

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Health and Independence Report 2016

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: Health and Independence Report 2016 The Health and Independence Report is the Director-General of Health’s annual report on the state of public health in New Zealand. The 2016 report draws from a range of information sources to present a picture of the health […]

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Emergency accommodation opens in Tauranga

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on Emergency accommodation opens in Tauranga

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Emergency accommodation opens in Tauranga Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell is welcoming the opening of two whare by Te Tuinga Whānau Support Services Trust to provide more emergency accommodation in Tauranga. “I commend Te Tuinga Whānau Support Services Trust for their enthusiasm, determination and […]

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AUT launches ‘Afraid to Ask’ podcast

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Education  /  Comments Off on AUT launches ‘Afraid to Ask’ podcast

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland University of Technology – Release/Statement Headline: AUT launches ‘Afraid to Ask’ podcast 28 Apr, 2017 AUT this month becomes the first New Zealand University to launch its own weekly podcast, ‘Afraid to Ask’ AUT this month becomes the first New Zealand University to launch its own weekly podcast. ‘Afraid to […]

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Japan 101 for departing girls sevens team

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Japan 101 for departing girls sevens team

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Japan 101 for departing girls sevens team Saint Mary’s College Seven’s Rugby Team travelled to Fukuoka, Japan, on Wednesday to take part in the Sanix World Rugby Youth Tournament. Before leaving, they tested out their chopstick skills, practised some useful Japanese phrases and […]

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Shellfish biotoxin alert – Waikato west coast

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Shellfish biotoxin alert – Waikato west coast

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Shellfish biotoxin alert – Waikato west coast Date: 28 Apr 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning against collecting shellfish on the Waikato west […]

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Japanese 101 for departing girls’ sevens team

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Japanese 101 for departing girls’ sevens team

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Japanese 101 for departing girls’ sevens team Saint Mary’s College Seven’s Rugby Team travelled to Fukuoka, Japan, on Wednesday to take part in the Sanix World Rugby Youth Tournament. Before leaving, they tested out their chopstick skills, practised some useful Japanese phrases and […]

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March building figures show ongoing growth

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Building and Construction, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on March building figures show ongoing growth

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: March building figures show ongoing growth New Zealand’s strong building growth continues both nationally and in Auckland, with March 2017 figures showing strong increases for the month, quarter and year on the same periods in 2016, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith says. “In […]

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Premier Li Keqiang Visit to NZ

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Premier Li Keqiang Visit to NZ

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Premier Li Keqiang Visit to NZ China’s Premier Li Keqiang visited New Zealand from 26 – 29 March, accompanied by his wife Madame Cheng Hong. The visit reflected on the successes that have been achieved across the breadth of the bilateral relationship […]

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Health passes its annual check up

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Health passes its annual check up

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Health passes its annual check up Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has welcomed the annual Health and Independence report that shows that overall, the health and disability system performs well for most New Zealanders. “Our aim is that New Zealanders live longer, healthier, and more independent […]

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Nats’ housing policy fails to keep pace with population growth

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Nats’ housing policy fails to keep pace with population growth

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Nats’ housing policy fails to keep pace with population growth Auckland got less than half the new houses it needed in the past year to keep up with record population growth, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. “Statistics New Zealand building consent data released today […]

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Oxfam helps Syrians to find safety without risking their lives at sea

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Oxfam helps Syrians to find safety without risking their lives at sea

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Oxfam helps Syrians to find safety without risking their lives at sea Ayman, 42, his wife, Susan, 38, and their 3 children: Ahmad, 16, Aya, 14, and Suleiman, 8. Photo: Pablo Tosco / Oxfam Intermón Oxfam has joined a program to help Syrians find […]

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Business Recovery Grants for quake-affected businesses

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Business Recovery Grants for quake-affected businesses

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Business Recovery Grants for quake-affected businesses Minister for Economic Development Simon Bridges has announced that the Business Recovery Grants programme for quake-affected businesses will be launched on 1 May.  The new one-million dollar grant programme will be available to eligible business in Kaikōura, Hurunui and […]

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Economic impact of Kaikōura quake revealed

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Economic impact of Kaikōura quake revealed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Economic impact of Kaikōura quake revealed Economic Development and Transport Minister Simon Bridges today released a Government commissioned report that assesses the economic impact of the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake. The report details the impact on small businesses and tourism caused by disruptions to transport infrastructure […]

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