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Grant Robertson’s $4m Hollow Elephant

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Grant Robertson’s $4m Hollow Elephant

Source: ACT Party Headline: Grant Robertson’s $4m Hollow Elephant Facebook0 Twitter “The Government’s announced $4m Tax Working Group has already ruled out so many options it should be pronounced Dead on Arrival and stopped” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Its terms of reference make it so barren it is reminiscent of Grant Robertson’s overegged ‘Future […]

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Working people welcome a conversation on sharing wealth in New Zealand

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Working people welcome a conversation on sharing wealth in New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Working people welcome a conversation on sharing wealth in New Zealand The New Zealand Council of Trade Unions welcomed the opportunity to engage with Government on the Tax Working Group announced today by Minister of Finance Grant Robertson. “Like many countries around the […]

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Towards a fairer tax system – Tax Working Group Terms of Reference announced

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Towards a fairer tax system – Tax Working Group Terms of Reference announced

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Towards a fairer tax system – Tax Working Group Terms of Reference announcedFinance Minister Grant Robertson and Revenue Minister Stuart Nash today announced the Terms of Reference for the Tax Working Group and that the Group will be chaired by Sir Michael Cullen. “Our 100 Day Plan includes the establishment […]

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NZ concerned by dissolution of Cambodian opposition party

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on NZ concerned by dissolution of Cambodian opposition party

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: NZ concerned by dissolution of Cambodian opposition partyThe New Zealand government is dismayed by the recent decision of Cambodian authorities to dissolve the country’s main opposition party, the Cambodian National Rescue Party, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says.   “New Zealand is a long-standing partner of Cambodia, and this latest […]

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NZDF Rounds Off Weekend with Second Successful Rescue

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Rounds Off Weekend with Second Successful Rescue

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Rounds Off Weekend with Second Successful Rescue A Norwegian yachtsman is hauled aboard the MV Southern Lily shortly after 5pm today in rough seas 400 kilometres northeast of Auckland, in the New Zealand Defence Force’s second successful search and rescue operation this weekend. […]

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NZDF Helps Search for Missing Fisherman in Bay of Plenty

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Helps Search for Missing Fisherman in Bay of Plenty

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Helps Search for Missing Fisherman in Bay of Plenty The New Zealand Defence Force deployed the Royal New Zealand Navy’s Inshore Patrol Vessel HMNZS Taupo at 3:30am this morning to search for a fisherman who was reported missing off Bowentown Harbour in the […]

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NZDF – 20171120-NZDF-Finds-Stricken-NZ-Sailor-in-Pacific-Ocean

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF – 20171120-NZDF-Finds-Stricken-NZ-Sailor-in-Pacific-Ocean

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF – 20171120-NZDF-Finds-Stricken-NZ-Sailor-in-Pacific-Ocean The New Zealand Defence Force has found the New Zealand sailor who activated his yacht’s emergency beacon early this morning about 166 kilometres east of Norfolk Island in the Pacific Ocean. 18 November 2017 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has […]

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NZDF Searches for NZ Yacht in Distress

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Searches for NZ Yacht in Distress

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Searches for NZ Yacht in Distress The New Zealand Defence Force has deployed a Royal New Zealand Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft to search for a New Zealand yacht that activated its emergency beacon early this morning about 166 kilometres east of Norfolk […]

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NZ Army Builds Homes for People

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZ Army Builds Homes for People

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZ Army Builds Homes for People 17 November 2017  New Zealand Army engineers are helping Manawatu people into homeownership by being part of a local initiative to build affordable homes. The carpenters, plumbers and an electrician from 25 Engineer Support Squadron are being assisted by […]

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Journalism under duress in the Asia-Pacific – PMC turns 10

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Education  /  Comments Off on Journalism under duress in the Asia-Pacific – PMC turns 10

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland University of Technology – Release/Statement Headline: Journalism under duress in the Asia-Pacific – PMC turns 10 22 Nov, 2017 PCIJ’s executive director Malou Mangahas with AUT Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie The Pacific Media Centre at Auckland University of Technology is highlighting the threats to media freedom in […]

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Malaysia

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Malaysia

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Malaysia Reviewed: 22 November 2017, 16:15 NZDT Still current at: 22 November 2017 Related news features There is high risk to your security in coastal areas of eastern Sabah (from Kudat to Tawau, including Sandakan, Lahad Datu, Kunak and Semporna, including the […]

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Children’s income needs should be addressed urgently • Child Poverty Action Group

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, CPAG, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Children’s income needs should be addressed urgently • Child Poverty Action Group

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Release/Statement Headline: Children’s income needs should be addressed urgently • Child Poverty Action Group 22 November 2017 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) applauds the Government’s recent announcements to ease student hardship by a $50 increase in allowances on 1 January, 2018, and urges Parliament to address […]

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Address to National Digital Forum

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Address to National Digital Forum

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Address to National Digital ForumKia ora koutou, Thank you for the invite to open your conference this morning. I’m inspired by your aim of working together to improve New Zealand’s digital interaction with culture and heritage. Dunedin South, the electorate that I represent, has contributed to New Zealand Culture and […]

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Operation to protect eel fishery

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Operation to protect eel fishery

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Operation to protect eel fishery Date: 22 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) recently ran an operation inspecting whitebaiters and eel fishers along the west coast of the […]

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Minister opens new Medical Centre, praises role of Primary Care

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Minister opens new Medical Centre, praises role of Primary Care

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Minister opens new Medical Centre, praises role of Primary CareHealth Minister Hon Dr David Clark says today’s official opening of a new medical centre in Auckland emphasises the vital role of Primary Care in the New Zealand health system.  Dr Clark says the new Beachlands Medical Centre demonstrates the value […]

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South Sudan

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on South Sudan

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: South Sudan Reviewed: 22 November 2017, 14:00 NZDT Still current at: 22 November 2017 There is extreme risk to your security in South Sudan due to ongoing armed conflict, civil unrest and violent crime and we advise against all travel.  New Zealanders […]

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NZ welcomes Mugabe’s resignation

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on NZ welcomes Mugabe’s resignation

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: NZ welcomes Mugabe’s resignationRt Hon Winston Peters Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs     22 November 2017     NZ welcomes Mugabe’s resignation   Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister the Rt Hon Winston Peters has welcomed the resignation of Zimbabwe’s President, Robert Mugabe, who voluntarily […]

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Job advertisements rise slightly in October 2017

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Minister of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Job advertisements rise slightly in October 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE – Press Release/Statement Headline: Job advertisements rise slightly in October 2017 The number of online job advertisements rose slightly with an increase of 0.1 per cent in October 2017 and 8.2 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of […]

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NZ students excelling internationally

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on NZ students excelling internationally

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: NZ students excelling internationallyEducation Minister Chris Hipkins has welcomed the results of an international study showing New Zealand students are among the best in the world at collaborative problem solving.   The 2015 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) study assessed the skills of 15 year olds in 52 countries […]

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UK research mirrors New Zealand stillbirth findings

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on UK research mirrors New Zealand stillbirth findings

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: UK research mirrors New Zealand stillbirth findings University of Auckland research that showed that women who go to sleep on their side have a lower risk of a still birth has been repeated in the UK with similar results.  The Midlands and North of England […]

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