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Phil Twyford changes his tune over KiwiFail. Again.

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Phil Twyford changes his tune over KiwiFail. Again.

Source: National Party Housing Minister Phil Twyford confirmed three days ago that no income limits will be applied to prospective KiwiBuild buyers but today, under questioning, he said he had not yet decided about that, National’s Housing spokesperson Judith Collins says. “Phil has campaigned on – and insisted – that he will build affordable KiwiBuild […]

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Three 100-year-old diaries returning home to New Zealand

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Three 100-year-old diaries returning home to New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Three 100-year-old diaries returning home to New Zealand Three original First World War diaries currently held in Leeds University’s Liddle collection will be returned to New Zealand as a result of an agreement with the University, Neill Atkinson, Chief Historian Manatū […]

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Mānuka honey definition research published in international science journal

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Mānuka honey definition research published in international science journal

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Mānuka honey definition research published in international science journal Research undertaken and led by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to develop a scientifically robust definition for mānuka honey has just been published in a leading international scientific journal.

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Top award for Far North librarian

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Top award for Far North librarian

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Top award for Far North librarian Public Libraries of New Zealand has awarded a former volunteer with Kaeo Library a national Outstanding Service to Public Libraries Award during its annual conference held earlier this month…

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Input sought on plans for Lindvart Park

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Input sought on plans for Lindvart Park

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Input sought on plans for Lindvart Park A recreation centre with multi-purpose courts, gym, spectator areas and offices is one proposal in a Draft Reserve Management Plan for Kaikohe’s Lindvart Park…

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Forum will promote closer links with China

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Forum will promote closer links with China

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Forum will promote closer links with China How can Far North businesses and Maori benefit from an initiative designed to promote closer links with China? That is one of the questions that will be discussed at a trade and investment forum the Far North […]

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Govt continues to disregard victims of crime

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Govt continues to disregard victims of crime

Source: National Party The Government should spend more time listening to victims of crime and less on listening to soft-on-crime activists, by getting on with making sure there is enough capacity in our prisons for serious offenders, National’s Corrections Spokesperson David Bennett says. “After eight months, the Government still doesn’t have a plan to house […]

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Govt cuts funding and opportunities for Kiwi kids

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Govt cuts funding and opportunities for Kiwi kids

Source: National Party The Government has taken an axe to the education sector and scrapped a large number of valuable initiatives in Budget 2018, National’s Education Spokesperson Nikki Kaye says. “First Labour scrapped partnership schools with no regard for where it leaves their students, who have previously struggled in mainstream education. “This ideological decision may […]

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Government should axe its taxes as prices rise

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government should axe its taxes as prices rise

Source: National Party With petrol prices climbing to record levels the Government should axe its plans to impose two new fuel taxes on New Zealanders, National’s Transport spokesperson Jami-Lee Ross says. “New Zealanders are now paying record prices for petrol. The current price of $2.30 per litre beats the previous record set in 2013 and […]

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MP’s Bill to improve access to official information

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MP’s Bill to improve access to official information

Source: National Party Maungakiekie MP Denise Lee has introduced a private members bill that would enable elected members of local authorities to perform their duties more effectively by providing them greater access to official information. Ms Lee, who is also the National Party spokesperson for Local Government (Auckland) says the bill creates a system that […]

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Govt breaks early childhood education promises

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Govt breaks early childhood education promises

Source: National Party The Government has broken its promises for early childhood education (ECE) in its first Budget leaving parents and educators to ask what priority it really places on early learning, National’s Early Childhood Education Spokesperson Nicola Willis says. “Labour’s number one manifesto commitment to ECE was to bring in special funding for services […]

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Low income earners to subsidise homes for wealthy

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Low income earners to subsidise homes for wealthy

Source: National Party Labour’s admission there will be no income limits for people who want to buy KiwiBuild houses will mean low income New Zealanders will help subsidise homes for the wealthy, National’s Housing and Urban Development spokesperson Judith Collins says. “Labour has its priorities badly wrong. It is heaping more and more taxes on […]

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Reckless Govt willing to gamble public safety

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Reckless Govt willing to gamble public safety

Source: National Party The Ardern-Peters Government is putting ideology ahead of public safety by not building the much-needed prison at Waikeria, National’s Corrections Spokesperson David Bennett says. “No government wants to build a new prison, but when you’re faced with an increase in serious and violent crime it is the only option to keep the […]

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Apple brings Everyone Can Code to schools serving blind and deaf students

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Apple News, Business, Tech News, UPDATE  /  No Comments

MIL OSI – Source: Apple News Headline: Apple brings Everyone Can Code to schools serving blind and deaf students Apple brings Everyone Can Code to schools serving blind and deaf students nationwideApple is teaming up with leading educators for blind and deaf communities across the US to bring accessible coding to their schools. Beginning this […]

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Apple paves the way for breakthrough carbon-free aluminum smelting method

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Apple News, Business, Tech News, UPDATE  /  No Comments

MIL OSI – Source: Apple News Headline: Apple paves the way for breakthrough carbon-free aluminum smelting method Apple paves the way for breakthrough carbon-free aluminum smelting methodApple Played Crucial Role in Development of Joint Venture that Could Change Global ManufacturingAluminum is a key material in many of Apple’s most popular products, and for more than […]

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Apple paves the way for breakthrough carbon-free aluminium smelting method

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Apple News, Business, Tech News, UPDATE  /  No Comments

MIL OSI – Source: Apple News Headline: Apple paves the way for breakthrough carbon-free aluminium smelting method Apple paves the way for breakthrough carbon-free aluminium smelting methodApple Played Crucial Role in Development of Joint Venture that Could Change Global ManufacturingAluminium is a key material in many of Apple’s most popular products, and for more than […]

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Apple Reports Second Quarter Results

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Apple News, Business, Press Release, Tech News  /  No Comments

MIL OSI – Source: Apple News Headline: Apple Reports Second Quarter Results Apple Reports Second Quarter ResultsRevenue Grows 16 Percent and EPS Grows 30 Percent to New March Quarter RecordsNew $100 Billion Share Repurchase Authorisation Announced, Dividend Raised by 16 PercentCupertino, California — 1 May, 2018 — Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal […]

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Apple now globally powered by 100 percent renewable energy

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Apple News, Business, Press Release, Tech News  /  No Comments

MIL OSI – Source: Apple News Headline: Apple now globally powered by 100 percent renewable energy Apple now globally powered by 100 percent renewable energyNine More Apple suppliers commit to 100 percent clean energy productionCupertino, California — As part of its commitment to combat climate change and create a healthier environment, Apple today announced its global […]

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Apple introduces iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Apple News, Business, Press Release, Tech News  /  No Comments

MIL OSI – Source: Apple News Headline: Apple introduces iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition Apple introduces iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special EditionAll (PRODUCT)RED Purchases Help Provide Testing, Counselling and Treatment for Tens of Millions of People Living with HIV/AIDSCupertino, California — Apple today announced iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition, the […]

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Final Cut Pro X update introduces ProRes RAW and advanced closed captioning

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Apple News, Business, Tech News, UPDATE  /  No Comments

MIL OSI – Source: Apple News Headline: Final Cut Pro X update introduces ProRes RAW and advanced closed captioning Final Cut Pro X update introduces ProRes RAW and advanced closed captioningApple is introducing a new update to Final Cut Pro X, the most popular version of its professional video editing software, with more than 2.5 […]

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