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New Zealand Literature: Critical essays shine light on Len Lye in new book

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Literature: Critical essays shine light on Len Lye in new book

Headline: Critical essays shine light on Len Lye in new book As artist Len Lye’s legend grows both internationally and domestically, a new book of critical essays shines light on the life, career and art of the outstanding New Zealand-born artist. The Long Dream of Waking: New Perspectives on Len Lye, edited by Paul Brobbel, […]

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NZDF begins annual mission to Antarctica

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NZDF begins annual mission to Antarctica

Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: NZDF begins annual mission to Antarctica Every year the New Zealand Defence Force transports dozens of scientists and tonnes of cargo to Antarctica and this year is no exception. The NZDF jetted off Tuesday morning with 90 New Zealand and American scientists and support staff and 12.5 tonnes of cargo […]

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Otago study finds infection and schizophrenia symptom link

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Otago study finds infection and schizophrenia symptom link

Source: University of Otago Headline: Otago study finds infection and schizophrenia symptom link Tuesday, 21 November 2017 8:48amIf a mother’s immune system is activated by infection during pregnancy, it could result in critical cognitive deficits linked to schizophrenia in her offspring, a University of Otago study has revealed.Lead author Dr Ryan Ward, of the Department […]

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New Zealand to be at the forefront of AI

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Air New Zealand, ANZ, Business, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZ AI Forum, NZTech, Orion Health, Press Release, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on New Zealand to be at the forefront of AI

Christchurch – Auckland University’s Michelle Dickinson and Soul Machines business chief Greg Cross are among top key speakers at the biggest artificial intelligence (AI) event ever to be held in New Zealand next year. New Zealand’s trail-blazing AI event will be held in Auckland on March 28 and will showcase the amazing strides AI has made […]

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WWF Response to the Release of the Global Water Strategy

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Response to the Release of the Global Water Strategy

Source: World Wildlife Fund – Press Release/Statement: Headline: WWF Response to the Release of the Global Water Strategy DateNovember 20, 2017 Media Contact In This Press Release In response to the release of the Global Water Strategy by the US Department of State and the US Agency for International Development, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement from Karin […]

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Massey medal for scholar of multiple talents

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey medal for scholar of multiple talents

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Massey medal for scholar of multiple talents Sociologist and Professor Emeritus Graeme Fraser landed at Massey in 1967, a few years after the provincial agricultural college became a university. This week he receives the University’s highest honour – the Massey Medal – to recognise his 50-year contribution, from […]

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New Zealand Dairy Sector: New strategic vision launched for dairy sector

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Dairy Sector: New strategic vision launched for dairy sector

Headline: New strategic vision launched for dairy sector The new strategic vision for the dairy sector will lead to a longer term conversation about what New Zealand’s future farm and food systems could look like, says DairyNZ Chief Executive Tim Mackle. Today the dairy sector launched its new strategy ‘Dairy Tomorrow’, a joint sector-led initiative […]

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New Zealand Business/Tertiary Sector: Social entrepreneurs want Impact Hub in the Waikato

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Business/Tertiary Sector: Social entrepreneurs want Impact Hub in the Waikato

Source: Wintec Headline: Social entrepreneurs want Impact Hub in the Waikato There was no denying the electricity in the air when a group of social entrepreneurs gathered at Wintec to confirm their support for a Waikato-based Impact Hub this month. Around the globe, a network of Impact Hubs empower and inspire people to help generate […]

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PMC to put spotlight on Asia-Pacific ‘journalism under duress’

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APAC OSI, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Featured, Fisheries, Forests, Human Rights, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reports, UST Journalism  /  Comments Off on PMC to put spotlight on Asia-Pacific ‘journalism under duress’

The Pacific Media Centre at Auckland University of Technology is highlighting the threats to media freedom in the Asia-Pacific region in an event next week marking its 10th anniversary. The Philippines is the country with the largest single massacre of journalists – 32 on the island of Mindanao in 2009, where a three-month urban siege […]

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New Zealand Business: Growing Kiwi Demand for Bubble Tea Drives Retail Expansion

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Business: Growing Kiwi Demand for Bubble Tea Drives Retail Expansion

Headline: Growing Kiwi Demand for Bubble Tea Drives Retail Expansion Increasing Kiwi demand for an Asian beverage known as bubble tea will see Australasia’s fastest growing tea brand double the number of their New Zealand stores next year. Bubble Tea or boba tea is a tea drink made with soft tapioca balls called pearls. Originally […]

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New Zealand Tertiary Sector: University of Canterbury software engineering student heads to South Korea for business internship

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Tertiary Sector: University of Canterbury software engineering student heads to South Korea for business internship

Source: University of Canterbury Headline: University of Canterbury software engineering student heads to South Korea for business internship University of Canterbury Engineering student Pang Suwanaposee is heading to South Korea this summer as Asia New Zealand Foundation’s first business intern to that country. Currently studying software engineering at the University of Canterbury (UC), Pang, who came to UC […]

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Who will be honoured at the giant Exercise NZ awards?

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, award, Business, Christchurch, Eexercise NZ, fitness, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, rugby  /  Comments Off on Who will be honoured at the giant Exercise NZ awards?

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – Many of the country’s fitness experts and exercise facilities of all types and sizes who help half a million Kiwis get healthier will be vying for the annual Exercise NZ annual awards in Auckland on Saturday night. The exercise industry awards are all about recognising the work that […]

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NZ urgently needs to take more Rohingya refugees

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Asylum Seekers, Brunei, Culture, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Human rights violations, Killings, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Muslim, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reports, Rohingya  /  Comments Off on NZ urgently needs to take more Rohingya refugees

Protests against the Rohingya “genocide” have spread globally. With more than 1 million Ronhinga refugees in Bangladash, the authors argue that New Zealand needs to act now and take in more. Image: Clickittefaq OPINION: By Sharon Harvey and Sorowar Chowdhury The plight of the Rohingya people has hit the international headlines again. Following the August […]

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New Zealand Research: New research finds plants release up to 30 per cent more CO2 than previously thought

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Research: New research finds plants release up to 30 per cent more CO2 than previously thought

Headline: New research finds plants release up to 30 per cent more CO2 than previously thought New research co-authored by a University of Canterbury scientist and academics from around the world, suggests that plant respiration is a larger source of carbon emissions than previously thought, and warns that as the world warms, this may reduce […]

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Emergency Sector: Coastguard volunteers search overnight for missing fisherman

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Emergency Sector: Coastguard volunteers search overnight for missing fisherman

Source: Coastguard Headline: Coastguard volunteers search overnight for missing fisherman At 2354 hours last night, Coastguard’s Operations Centre was contacted by police requesting assistance with the search for a fisherman missing off Bowentown Harbour in the Bay of Plenty.   Coastguard volunteers from Waihi, Tauranga and Whangamata responded to the call, searching throughout the night for […]

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Health Sector: Spotlight on parenting a child with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Health Sector: Spotlight on parenting a child with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Headline: Spotlight on parenting a child with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) will be in the spotlight again this week when international expert Jeff Noble gives insight and hope to New Zealand parents, caregivers and professionals dealing with fetal alcohol and its effects daily. Jeff is the founder and CEO of […]

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Hospo Sector: Eichardt’s Private Hotel named New Zealand’s Best Ski Boutique Hotel at World Ski Awards

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Hospo Sector: Eichardt’s Private Hotel named New Zealand’s Best Ski Boutique Hotel at World Ski Awards

Headline: Eichardt’s Private Hotel named New Zealand’s Best Ski Boutique Hotel at World Ski Awards For the fifth consecutive year, Eichardt’s Private Hotel has been named New Zealand’s Best Ski Boutique Hotel at the annual World Ski Awards. The distinguished title, recognising excellence in the global ski tourism industry, was awarded to the luxury Queenstown hotel […]

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Uber: Volvo to supply tens of thousands of autonomous drive compatible cars to Uber

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Uber: Volvo to supply tens of thousands of autonomous drive compatible cars to Uber

Source: Impact PR Headline: Volvo to supply tens of thousands of autonomous drive compatible cars to Uber Volvo has signed an agreement with Uber to sell tens of thousands of autonomous driving compatible base vehicles between 2019 and 2021. The base vehicles are developed on Volvo’s fully modular, in-house developed Scalable Product Architecture (SPA). SPA […]

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