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Hastings and Southland properties positive for Mycoplasma bovis

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Hastings and Southland properties positive for Mycoplasma bovis

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Hastings and Southland properties positive for Mycoplasma bovis The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has identified 4 new properties as positive for the bacterial cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis and strongly suspects one further property. One of the latest infected properties is in […]

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Costs flying further than the fox

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Costs flying further than the fox

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Costs flying further than the fox 12 DECEMBER 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEIt would be incredible if Christchurch City Council spent $1000 removing a flying fox, but spending $26,600 at Muka Park to remove a flying fox because of noise complaints displays an impressive approach to wasteful spending, […]

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‘One Planet’ summit must help those on the front lines of climate change

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on ‘One Planet’ summit must help those on the front lines of climate change

Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: ‘One Planet’ summit must help those on the front lines of climate change Tuesday’s climate summit in Paris must boost the financial support going to help poor communities adapt to climate change, said Oxfam. French President Emmanuel Macron, the World Bank, and the United Nations are co-organizing the event, […]

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NZ Super Fund CEO to take up Governorship of Reserve Bank of New Zealand

By   /  December 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Superannuation Fund, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZ Super Fund CEO to take up Governorship of Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Source: New Zealand Superannuation Fund – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZ Super Fund CEO to take up Governorship of Reserve Bank of New Zealand NZ Super Fund CEO Adrian Orr has resigned to take up the position of Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. Catherine Savage, Chair of the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation, […]

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Government name calling doesn’t help vulnerable kids

By   /  December 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Government name calling doesn’t help vulnerable kids

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Government name calling doesn’t help vulnerable kids Government name calling doesn’t help vulnerable kids 11 DECEMBER 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union is slamming the Government for wasting $418,000 of taxpayers’ money, meant to help the country’s most vulnerbale kids, on a ‘rebranding’ of the Ministry of […]

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Lengthy prison sentences for breaching Companies Act prohibition

By   /  December 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Minister of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Lengthy prison sentences for breaching Companies Act prohibition

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE – Press Release/Statement Headline: Lengthy prison sentences for breaching Companies Act prohibition David Blake and Lance Ryan have both been sentenced to more than two years in prison after being found guilty of multiple breaches of the Companies Act and Crimes Act […]

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Broadband programmes continue to connect Kiwis across the country

By   /  December 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Minister of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Broadband programmes continue to connect Kiwis across the country

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE – Press Release/Statement Headline: Broadband programmes continue to connect Kiwis across the country The number of New Zealand households and businesses connected to Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) has increased by 11 per cent to 460,096 connections in the last quarter, according to the […]

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Over $1.9 million in loss reported to CERT NZ since launching in April

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Minister of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Over $1.9 million in loss reported to CERT NZ since launching in April

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE – Press Release/Statement Headline: Over $1.9 million in loss reported to CERT NZ since launching in April Figures released today show that Kiwis lost over $1.1 million to cyber security issues in the third quarter of 2017. This brings the total financial […]

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$242,000 to Tairāwhiti community group for erosion control

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on $242,000 to Tairāwhiti community group for erosion control

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: $242,000 to Tairāwhiti community group for erosion control Date: 08 Dec 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz A Tairāwhiti group looking to optimise the sustainable growth and harvest of kānuka is set to receive up […]

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Updated asset health reporting for national electricity grid operator Transpower

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Updated asset health reporting for national electricity grid operator Transpower

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Updated asset health reporting for national electricity grid operator Transpower Updated asset health reporting for national electricity grid operator Transpower8 December 2017 The Commerce Commission has today released updated asset health reporting requirements for electricity transmission company Transpower. Under Part 4 of the Commerce Act, the Commission sets the […]

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Weekly Overview 7 December 2017

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Banking and Finance, BNZ Economist Tony Alexander, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Weekly Overview 7 December 2017

Source: BNZ Economist Tony Alexander – Analysis: Headline: Weekly Overview 7 December 2017 Thursday December 7th 2017 This is the last Weekly Overview for 2017 and it contains a quick review of some of the recent data and a warning to keep an eye on the drought spreading around the country. Merry Christmas. Download document […]

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Shellfish biotoxin alert – Taranaki/Waikato/Auckland and Northland coastal regions (extended)

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Shellfish biotoxin alert – Taranaki/Waikato/Auckland and Northland coastal regions (extended)

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Shellfish biotoxin alert – Taranaki/Waikato/Auckland and Northland coastal regions (extended) Date: 07 Dec 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today extended the public health warning advising the public not […]

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Bulletin article discusses policy responses and lessons of international house-price collapses – rnzngin Fifth Estate

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Bulletin article discusses policy responses and lessons of international house-price collapses – rnzngin Fifth Estate

MIL OSI – Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand – News/Statement: Headline: Bulletin article discusses policy responses and lessons of international house-price collapses Release date 07 December 2017 An article published today in the Reserve Bank Bulletin reviewed the policy responses by overseas central banks to house-price collapses. It was originally written by a contracted […]

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New Zealand Treasury: 2017 Treasury Briefings for Incoming Ministers —

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, AcademicsResearchers, BriefingIncomingGovernment, Economy, InformationRelease, Media, New Zealand Treasury, Public Sector, PublicStudents, StateSector  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Treasury: 2017 Treasury Briefings for Incoming Ministers —

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Treasury – Release/Statement Headline: 2017 Treasury Briefings for Incoming Ministers — 7 Dec 2017 The Treasury has released its Briefings for Incoming Ministers (BIMs) that were prepared for Ministers in the incoming Labour-led coalition government following the general election in September 2017. These BIMs have also been released with […]

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Results of public feedback on blue cod announced

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Results of public feedback on blue cod announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Results of public feedback on blue cod announced Date: 07 Dec 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz In September 2017, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) engaged widely with tangata whenua, stakeholders and the public […]

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PNG’s opposition blasts O’Neill over ‘fake budget, fake revenues’

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Budget, Economics, Economy, Evening Report, Featured, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Socio-Economics, Treasury  /  Comments Off on PNG’s opposition blasts O’Neill over ‘fake budget, fake revenues’

A tale of two newspapers … contrasting front page views of the Papua New Guinea Budget. Image: Screenshot/The Pacific Newsroom Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea’s opposition has declared it will fight a good fight to expose and oppose what it describes the 2018 state money plan as a “fake budget”, reports the PNG […]

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Have your say on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake resilience plan

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Have your say on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake resilience plan

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Have your say on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake resilience plan Have your say on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake resilience plan6 December 2017 The Commerce Commission is inviting public submissions on Wellington Electricity’s plan to spend $31 million on earthquake strengthening its lines network.Wellington Electricity, which distributes […]

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Employers must follow the law when paying alternative holidays, says Inspectorate

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Employers must follow the law when paying alternative holidays, says Inspectorate

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development – Release/Statement Headline: Employers must follow the law when paying alternative holidays, says Inspectorate Following an ERA determination relating to Wendco (NZ) Limited (Source: Employment NZ) [PDF 245 KB], the Labour Inspectorate is advising businesses that have been following similar processes to take steps to […]

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Monetary policy grapples with drivers of weak inflation

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Reserve Bank, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Monetary policy grapples with drivers of weak inflation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Reserve Bank – Release/Statement Headline: Monetary policy grapples with drivers of weak inflation Release date 05 December 2017 Inflation in New Zealand and world-wide has been persistently low since the 2008 global financial crisis, partly because of factors such as globalisation, the growth of China, the rise of the […]

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