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New Batch of Afghan Cadets Finish NZDF-Supported Training

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on New Batch of Afghan Cadets Finish NZDF-Supported Training

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: New Batch of Afghan Cadets Finish NZDF-Supported Training About 350 Afghan officer cadets graduated yesterday after completing an intensive 11-month training course supported by New Zealand Defence Force mentors, bringing to about 2600 the total number of Afghan cadets the NZDF has helped train […]

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NZDF – Wellingtonian Serving in Korea

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF – Wellingtonian Serving in Korea

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF – Wellingtonian Serving in Korea Navy Lieutenant Payton Kaiwai, who is serving as one of the armistice monitors with United Nations Command on the Korean Peninsula, near the demarcation line separating South and North Korea. 19 July 2017 How do you communicate across […]

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HMNZS Hawea Picks up 45 Infringements During Fiji Patrols

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on HMNZS Hawea Picks up 45 Infringements During Fiji Patrols

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: HMNZS Hawea Picks up 45 Infringements During Fiji Patrols Eleni Sugutaraga, from Fiji’s Ministry of Fisheries and Forests, gets ready before a patrol with staff from Inshore Patrol Vessel HMNZS Hawea, the Republic of Fiji Navy, Fiji’s Revenue and Customs Authority and New Zealand’s […]

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Auckland Airman Serving in Korea

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Auckland Airman Serving in Korea

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Auckland Airman Serving in Korea Flight Lieutenant Rob Bexley at the entrance of the transportation corridor in the southern fence line of the 250-kilometre demilitarised zone separating North and South Korea. 17 July 2017 Flight Lieutenant Rob Bexley works in the most heavily militarised […]

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Proud to Serve the Commander-in-Chief

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Proud to Serve the Commander-in-Chief

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Proud to Serve the Commander-in-Chief Aide-de-camp Lieutenant Holly Swallow (left), from Masterton, with Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy and aide-de-camp Lieutenant Keri Hayden, of Feilding. 14 July 2017 You’ve got 12 months to make the most of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. That’s how a Masterton-born Navy […]

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Japanese State Minister of Defence visits NZ

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Defence, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Japanese State Minister of Defence visits NZ

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Japanese State Minister of Defence visits NZ Defence Minister Mark Mitchell has held talks today with Japanese State Minister of Defence Kenji Wakamiya, who is conducting an official visit to New Zealand. “Japan is an increasingly important defence partner for New Zealand,” Mr Mitchell says. […]

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Labour to invest $4 billion in education

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour to invest $4 billion in education

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Labour to invest $4 billion in education Labour’s Education Manifesto will bring positive change across the education sector and is backed by a massive investment, says Labour’s Education Spokesperson Chris Hipkins.  “Labour’s plan will see an extra $4 billion invested over the next four years. […]

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$30k to provide 150 mentoring opportunities

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release, Youth  /  Comments Off on $30k to provide 150 mentoring opportunities

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $30k to provide 150 mentoring opportunities Youth Minister Nikki Kaye today announced $30,000 of funding towards mentoring initiatives aimed at encouraging young people to explore potential career paths, develop career-related skills and transition to successful tertiary education. “Mentoring from a trusted advisor and confidant, who […]

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New appointments for Nature Heritage Fund Committee

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New appointments for Nature Heritage Fund Committee

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New appointments for Nature Heritage Fund Committee Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner today announced three appointments and two reappointments to the Nature Heritage Fund Committee. Jan Riddell (Winton) and Dr Gerry McSweeney (South Westland) have been reappointed to the Committee for two years. “As a […]

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National’s shame: worst homelessness in the OECD

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on National’s shame: worst homelessness in the OECD

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: National’s shame: worst homelessness in the OECD National’s legacy is a housing crisis that has given New Zealand the worst homeless rate in the developed world, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. Yale researchers have found New Zealand’s homelessness rate of nearly one per cent […]

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Pakistan

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Pakistan

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Pakistan Reviewed: 21 July 2017, 11:45 NZST Still current at: 21 July 2017 Related news features There is extreme risk to your security in the Federally-Administered Tribal Areas, Balochistan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North-West Frontier Province), and border areas with India. […]

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Raise your glass to knowledge

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Raise your glass to knowledge

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Raise your glass to knowledge Auckland is the latest city to join a worldwide initiative to transform bars into lecture theatres. The University of Auckland is hosting a Raising the Bar event on August 29, when leading academics will give 20 free talks at 10 […]

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Student success at Asia-Pacific mediation competition

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Student success at Asia-Pacific mediation competition

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Student success at Asia-Pacific mediation competition A team from the Auckland Law School placed second overall at the inaugural International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Australia Asia-Pacific Commercial Mediation Competition, held in Melbourne earlier this month. The team, consisting of students Matthew Jackson, Rima Shenoy, Tunisia […]

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Yemen cholera worst on record & numbers still rising

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Yemen cholera worst on record & numbers still rising

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Yemen cholera worst on record & numbers still rising The number of people with cholera in Yemen is now the largest ever in any country in a single year since records began, Oxfam said today. At over 360,000 suspected cholera cases in just three […]

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Cycle safety improvements coming for Dunedin

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cycle safety improvements coming for Dunedin

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Cycle safety improvements coming for Dunedin Work is set to start next month on a cycleway through central Dunedin that will improve safety for cyclists, pedestrians and all road users, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. “Fulton Hogan has been awarded an $8 million contract to […]

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DOC plans for Auckland Islands predator eradication

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on DOC plans for Auckland Islands predator eradication

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: DOC plans for Auckland Islands predator eradication The Department of Conservation is progressing plans to eradicate introduced predators on the Auckland Islands in the Subantarctic, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says. A specialist team has been established to develop a feasibility study for the total eradication […]

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Funding for Stewart Island heritage centre

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Funding for Stewart Island heritage centre

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding for Stewart Island heritage centre A new purpose-built heritage centre on Stewart Island will receive more than $1 million in Government funding, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced in Oban today. “I’m very pleased to announce the Government is committing $1.08m […]

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Temporary accommodation opens in Waiau

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Building and Construction, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Temporary accommodation opens in Waiau

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Temporary accommodation opens in Waiau Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith and Hurunui District Mayor Winton Dalley have officially opened the Waiau temporary accommodation village for Hurunui residents whose homes were damaged in the Kaikōura Earthquake. “The Hurunui District was hard hit by the […]

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Minister’s guidance misses the ‘U’ word

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Minister’s guidance misses the ‘U’ word

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Minister’s guidance misses the ‘U’ word The ‘Guidance on closing the pay gap’ released today by Women’s Minister Paula Bennett is silent on the role of unions. “Given the critical and leading role unions have played historically in the fight for equal pay, and more recently in the Care […]

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Lease paves way for major regeneration projects

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Lease paves way for major regeneration projects

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Lease paves way for major regeneration projects Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner is welcoming a lease agreement that will open up almost 70 hectares of land for key regeneration projects in Waimakariri. Sixty eight hectares of Crown-owned residential red zone land, in the […]

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