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Update of repairs to Marsden Point pipeline

By   /  September 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Minister of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Update of repairs to Marsden Point pipeline

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE – Press Release/Statement Headline: Update of repairs to Marsden Point pipeline Significant progress has been made to restore fuel supply to Auckland Airport, with the welds on the Marsden Point pipeline successfully passing final inspection, says Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment […]

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Indonesia: Bali: Mount Agung Volcano

By   /  September 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Indonesia: Bali: Mount Agung Volcano

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Indonesia: Bali: Mount Agung Volcano Indonesia: Bali: Mount Agung Volcano The National Disaster Management Authority for Indonesia has raised the volcanic alert level for Mount Agung volcano on Bali from orange to red (level 4 on a 4 level scale). The local […]

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Migrant Flood Continues Even Though Country Can’t Cope

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand First, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Migrant Flood Continues Even Though Country Can’t Cope

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Migrant Flood Continues Even Though Country Can’t Cope Housing, health services, and infrastructure will continue at bursting point with annual net migration in the August 2017 year reaching 73,500, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters. “The government deludes the […]

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Oxfam warns of Maria’s impact in Dominican Republic

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Oxfam warns of Maria’s impact in Dominican Republic

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Oxfam warns of Maria’s impact in Dominican Republic Oxfam is currently preparing to respond to the likely humanitarian needs of people now being hit by Hurricane Maria in Dominican Republic. Much of the country is already saturated after the recent heavy rains caused by […]

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AUT Sports stars shine at World University Games

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Education  /  Comments Off on AUT Sports stars shine at World University Games

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland University of Technology – Release/Statement Headline: AUT Sports stars shine at World University Games 22 Sep, 2017 AUT Sports students recently joined more than 7,300 athletes from 134 countries to compete in The World University Games – a major international sporting event held every two years for student athletes from […]

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NZDF Invictus Games Team Haka to Debut in Canada

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Invictus Games Team Haka to Debut in Canada

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Invictus Games Team Haka to Debut in Canada The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) team will debut a new haka when it competes in the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto this week.The Invictus Games is the only international adaptive sporting event for wounded, […]

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Public sector travel returns to business as usual

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Minister of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Public sector travel returns to business as usual

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE – Press Release/Statement Headline: Public sector travel returns to business as usual The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Chief Executive Carolyn Tremain has announced that travel restrictions for public sector workers have now been lifted. “As a result of the great […]

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Educators to travel to Indonesia for Cultural Connections Trip

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Educators to travel to Indonesia for Cultural Connections Trip

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Educators to travel to Indonesia for Cultural Connections Trip Eleven New Zealand educators from across the country have been chosen by the Asia New Zealand Foundation for its 2017 Cultural Connections Trip to Indonesia. “We congratulate this select group of teachers for this […]

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Housing report earns Nats the red card

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Housing report earns Nats the red card

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Housing report earns Nats the red card National’s failure to acknowledge and fix the housing crisis will be their legacy. Labour will tackle the housing crisis head-on, says Labour Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. “Their report card shows National has let Kiwis down when it comes to ensuring there […]

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Job advertisements increased slightly in August 2017

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Minister of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Job advertisements increased slightly in August 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE – Press Release/Statement Headline: Job advertisements increased slightly in August 2017 The numbers of online job advertisements were steady with an increase of 0.4 per cent in August 2017 and 10.0 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of […]

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GDP figures not good enough 

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on GDP figures not good enough 

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: GDP figures not good enough  In economic figures out today CTU President Richard Wagstaff says “New Zealand is flatlining. For nearly a decade our productivity performance and our growth per person has been embarrassing.” “We know Kiwis are hard workers, yet they are […]

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SPEECH: Auckland – A Waterfront Fit For The 21st Century

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand First, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on SPEECH: Auckland – A Waterfront Fit For The 21st Century

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: SPEECH: Auckland – A Waterfront Fit For The 21st Century Excerpts from a public speechRally to Save the WaterfrontQuay Street, Auckland12pm, 21 September, 2017 Other cities making changes Major cities around the world have been redeveloping their waterfronts for decades – they have long since realised that […]

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Court Case Catches National In Cover-Up Mode

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand First, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Court Case Catches National In Cover-Up Mode

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Court Case Catches National In Cover-Up Mode New Zealand First says National has been blindsided by ex-Fuji Xerox NZ executives being taken to Court in a massive fraud involving public contracts. “With papers filed in the High Court against former Fuji Xerox hot shots, New Zealand First […]

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Oxfam assessing damage from second earthquake this month in Mexico

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Oxfam assessing damage from second earthquake this month in Mexico

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Oxfam assessing damage from second earthquake this month in Mexico Photo: Alfredo Estrella, AFP, Getty Images Donate now A magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Mexico on September 19, killing more than 200 people in the country, most of them in and near Mexico City. According to […]

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More than 3,200 students cap off studies in Spring graduation

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on More than 3,200 students cap off studies in Spring graduation

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: More than 3,200 students cap off studies in Spring graduation Record numbers of students will receive qualifications in this year’s University of Auckland Spring graduation. Some 3,240 students will graduate in person or in absentia, an increase of around 80 on last year’s number. More […]

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Auckland café to pay over $30,000 for employment breaches

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Minister of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Auckland café to pay over $30,000 for employment breaches

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE – Press Release/Statement Headline: Auckland café to pay over $30,000 for employment breaches The Page Corner Café that operated in Kingsland, Auckland must pay $30,405 after a Labour Inspectorate investigation uncovered a series of breaches of two migrant workers’ basic employment rights. […]

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Sluggish growth reflects nine years of drift from National

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Sluggish growth reflects nine years of drift from National

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Sluggish growth reflects nine years of drift from National Today’s GDP figures reflect an economy that the National Government has allowed to drift along on the basis of growing population rather than improving productivity and adding value, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. “It is important to recognise […]

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Exports underpin strong economic growth

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Exports underpin strong economic growth

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Exports underpin strong economic growth The New Zealand economy continued to grow solidly in the June quarter, posting a 0.8 per cent increase in GDP, taking New Zealand’s growth rate for the year to 2.7 per cent, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. “Our economy continues […]

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Entrepreneurial Universities funding awarded

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Entrepreneurial Universities funding awarded

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Entrepreneurial Universities funding awarded Victoria University of Wellington and the University of Auckland will be the first to take advantage of the Government’s $35 million investment in ‘Entrepreneurial Universities’, part of the Innovative New Zealand initiative in Budget 2016, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and […]

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FAST campaign increases stroke awareness

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on FAST campaign increases stroke awareness

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: FAST campaign increases stroke awareness Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a nationwide stroke awareness campaign has seen more New Zealanders reporting suspected strokes. “Each year in New Zealand around 9,000 people have a stroke. Early identification and treatment are crucial to reduce the likelihood of […]

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