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Minister Will Be Breaking Law in 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1… Days

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Minister Will Be Breaking Law in 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1… Days

Source: ACT Party Headline: Minister Will Be Breaking Law in 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1… Days Facebook0 Twitter “The Government’s botched handling of Partnership Schools continues with an incredible walk-out of the entire Partnership School Authorisation Board”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “The Board, appointed to approve applications of new Partnership Schools and monitor […]

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Seymour Invites Obama to Visit Charter School

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Seymour Invites Obama to Visit Charter School

Source: ACT Party Headline: Seymour Invites Obama to Visit Charter School Facebook0 Twitter ACT Leader David Seymour has invited former US President Barack Obama to visit a charter school during his upcoming visit of New Zealand. “Charter schools were a fundamental part of President Obama’s education reforms. He perfectly summed up their logic during ‘National Charter […]

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Human Rights Report: People power ignites new era of hope for human rights – Amnesty International

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Report: People power ignites new era of hope for human rights – Amnesty International

Source: Amnesty International * Amnesty International publishes State of the World’s Human Rights report* Historic movements galvanised for a more hopeful future In a year when governments around the world sought to stifle human rights, we can draw hope from the widespread movement of people standing up and campaigning for social justice, Amnesty International said […]

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Business intern jumps into life in Vietnam

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Business intern jumps into life in Vietnam

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Business intern jumps into life in Vietnam Coming to the end of her three-month internship with KPMG in Vietnam, Paige Hennessy reflects on the experience and what it’s taught her about work, Vietnam, and herself. When I came across the opportunity to do an internship overseas, I didn’t hesitate […]

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Partnership Schools Board walk out sad news

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Partnership Schools Board walk out sad news

Source: National Party – Headline: Partnership Schools Board walk out sad news National’s Education spokesperson Nikki Kaye is saddened that the current members of the Partnership Schools Authorisation Board have all decided not to make themselves available for reappointment on 1 March and wishes to thank them for their hard work. “Education Minister Chris Hipkins’ […]

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Lowering police training standards a bad idea

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Lowering police training standards a bad idea

Source: National Party – Headline: Lowering police training standards a bad idea The Coalition Government is putting politics ahead of public safety by lowering police training standards in a desperate attempt to meet its target of 1800 new police officers, National’s Police spokesperson Chris Bishop says. “New Zealanders have the right to expect that every […]

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Bill to improve workplace gender equality drawn

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Bill to improve workplace gender equality drawn

Source: National Party – Headline: Bill to improve workplace gender equality drawn A Private Members’ Bill by National Party Maungakiekie MP Denise Lee to help achieve pay equity in female-dominated occupations has been drawn from the ballot this afternoon and will be debated in Parliament. “This bill is a significant step towards closing the gender […]

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New Zealand Airline Sector: Auckland Airport welcomes new non-stop flight to Taipei

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Airline Sector: Auckland Airport welcomes new non-stop flight to Taipei

Source: Auckland Airport Ltd Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement by Air New Zealand that it will launch a direct service to Taipei, Taiwan. From November 2018 Air New Zealand will commence three flights per week from Auckland to Taipei with a Boeing 789 aircraft. Scott Tasker, Auckland Airport’s general manager aeronautical commercial says the […]

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Message from Chief Executive Sid Miller

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Message from Chief Executive Sid Miller

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Message from Chief Executive Sid Miller 22 Feb 2018 The thoughts of EQC’s Board, management and staff are once again with the people of Canterbury as we recognise the seventh anniversary of the devastating 6.3 magnitude earthquake that forever changed the region. The impact of the […]

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Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis to benefit from Election Access Fund Bill

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis to benefit from Election Access Fund Bill

Source: Green Party Headline: Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis to benefit from Election Access Fund Bill Green Party MP Chlöe Swarbrick is stoked that her Election Access Fund Bill was pulled from the Members’ Ballot today. If passed, the Bill will establish a new contestable fund to be overseen by the Electoral Commission. People with […]

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Auckland’s largest cultural festival by the numbers Countdown to 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival, 1-4 March, Auckland Domain   SUMMARY The 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival runs from Thursday, 1 – Sunday, 4 March at the Auckland Domain.   Thursday is Lantern Appreciation Night, without foods, stalls, performances or amusements, and tends to attract s… Published 22 FEB 2018

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Auckland’s largest cultural festival by the numbers Countdown to 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival, 1-4 March, Auckland Domain   SUMMARY The 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival runs from Thursday, 1 – Sunday, 4 March at the Auckland Domain.   Thursday is Lantern Appreciation Night, without foods, stalls, performances or amusements, and tends to attract s… Published 22 FEB 2018

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Headline: Auckland’s largest cultural festival by the numbers Countdown to 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival, 1-4 March, Auckland Domain   SUMMARY The 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival runs from Thursday, 1 – Sunday, 4 March at the Auckland Domain.   Thursday is Lantern Appreciation Night, without foods, stalls, performances […]

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TPPA-11: US and Canada to drop ISDS from NAFTA. New Zealand should insist on the same for TPPA-11

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on TPPA-11: US and Canada to drop ISDS from NAFTA. New Zealand should insist on the same for TPPA-11

Source: Professor Jane Kelsey Canada and the US are set to agree on withdrawing the controversial investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the US, Canada and Mexico, according to reports from the US overnight.[1] ‘That would signal the death knell for its inclusion in future US deals, […]

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Ngā Tangata Microfinance celebrates 7 years of life-changing impact

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Ngā Tangata Microfinance celebrates 7 years of life-changing impact

Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Ngā Tangata Microfinance celebrates 7 years of life-changing impact Ngā Tangata Microfinance (NTM) is thrilled to have the Hon Carmel Sepuloni, Minister for Social Development and Disability Issues, join its celebration in West Auckland on 23 February. This marks seven years of collaboration between Ngā Tangata, […]

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Airline News: Air New Zealand takes off to Taipei

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Airline News: Air New Zealand takes off to Taipei

Source: Air New Zealand Air New Zealand has today announced it will start operating non-stop flights between Auckland and Taipei from November 2018. The airline will fly up to five times a week between Auckland and Taipei’s Taoyuan International Airport from November, with NZ77 departing Auckland at 10:35am and arriving in Taipei at 4:50pm local […]

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Corporate Results: Air New Zealand reports $323m interim result, on track for second highest profit in company history

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Corporate Results: Air New Zealand reports $323m interim result, on track for second highest profit in company history

Source: Air New Zealand Public Affairs Air New Zealand today announced earnings before taxation for the first six months of the 2018 financial year of $323 million, compared to $349 million in the prior period. Net profit after taxation was $232 million.22 February 2018 The result was driven by operating revenue growth of 5.6 percent, with […]

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Feedback sought on insurance applicant guidelines for offshore installations

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Maritime New Zealand, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Feedback sought on insurance applicant guidelines for offshore installations

Source: Maritime New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Feedback sought on insurance applicant guidelines for offshore installations Maritime NZ is seeking feedback on guidelines for owners of offshore installations obtaining insurance cover. The consultation is part of the implementation of Marine Protection Rules Part 102 (Part 102), which the Ministry of Transport is also seeking […]

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‘No Excuses’ for Wellington boaties

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Maritime New Zealand, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on ‘No Excuses’ for Wellington boaties

Source: Maritime New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: ‘No Excuses’ for Wellington boaties Wellington’s ‘No Excuses’ team is on the harbour checking boaties’ speed and lifejackets as part of the nationwide campaign. This summer, Maritime NZ and nine councils have run the campaign, which can result in infringement notices of up to $300, depending on […]

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New study finds unnecessary health tests and procedures waste millions

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New study finds unnecessary health tests and procedures waste millions

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New study finds unnecessary health tests and procedures waste millions The Council of Medical Colleges says a new study that found hundreds of thousands of patients in the US state of Washington received unnecessary tests, procedures and treatments is further endorsement of New Zealand’s Choosing […]

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New Zealand Investment Sector: NZ SUPER FUND RETURNS 19.8% FOR 2017 CALENDAR YEAR

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Investment Sector: NZ SUPER FUND RETURNS 19.8% FOR 2017 CALENDAR YEAR

Source: New Zealand Superannuation Fund Comments by Catherine Savage, Chair, and Adrian Orr, Chief Executive of the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation, at the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee. Catherine Savage, the Chair of the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation, the Crown entity that manages the New Zealand Superannuation Fund, yesterday told the Finance and […]

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