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Already 10,000 Signatures Calling For Inquiry On Porn

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Already 10,000 Signatures Calling For Inquiry On Porn

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Already 10,000 Signatures Calling For Inquiry On Porn Media Release 23 March 2017The petition calling on politicians to investigate the public health effects and societal harms of pornography has reached almost 10,000 signatures, with still another week for petitions to be signed. The petition states: “That […]

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Proposed job cuts at Waikato University prove National’s tertiary education experiment is failing

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Employment, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, Universities, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Proposed job cuts at Waikato University prove National’s tertiary education experiment is failing

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Proposed job cuts at Waikato University prove National’s tertiary education experiment is failing Putting 17 people at risk of losing their jobs and denying students the opportunity to learn valuable skills in the arts and social sciences is far too high a price to pay for […]

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Tertiary education must be a public good for all Kiwis

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Tertiary education must be a public good for all Kiwis

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Tertiary education must be a public good for all Kiwis Today’s report from the Productivity Commission – New models of tertiary education clearly outlines that the changes the National-led government have made to tertiary education have done more harm than good. CTU Secretary […]

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Euthanasia ‘Elephant In The Room’ – Healthcare Costs

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Euthanasia ‘Elephant In The Room’ – Healthcare Costs

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Euthanasia ‘Elephant In The Room’ – Healthcare Costs Media Release 21 March 2017Family First NZ says that the example of a cancer patient being turned away because of her potential healthcare costs is a disturbing development which will only be exacerbated by allowing euthanasia in to […]

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Productivity Commission’s report shows Goldsmith’s gamble with tertiary education would fail

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, ITPs, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, Universities, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on Productivity Commission’s report shows Goldsmith’s gamble with tertiary education would fail

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Productivity Commission’s report shows Goldsmith’s gamble with tertiary education would fail Tertiary education Minister Paul Goldsmith would be taking a reckless gamble with Kiwis’ futures if he adopts the recommendations of the Productivity Commission’s report into the future of the sector, sending a clear signal ahead […]

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Help Us Keep The Easter Culture #givefamiliesabreak

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Help Us Keep The Easter Culture #givefamiliesabreak

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Help Us Keep The Easter Culture #givefamiliesabreak We’ve just launched our KEEP THE EASTER CULTURE campaign. There are many towns and many businesses throughout New Zealand who will still be closing for Easter Sunday (16 April) and giving families a break. We want to help them […]

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Women Having Abortions Risk Mental Health – Poll

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Women Having Abortions Risk Mental Health – Poll

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Women Having Abortions Risk Mental Health – Poll Media Release 15 March 2017A poll has found that half of NZ’ers in the 18-40 age bracket believe that women risk harming their mental health as a result of having an abortion. The independent poll commissioned by Family […]

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Staff at Auckland University to Strike for Fair Pay

Published By   /  March 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Media Releases, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Staff at Auckland University to Strike for Fair Pay

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Staff at Auckland University to Strike for Fair Pay All staff at the University of Auckland should be given a fair and equitable increase in their pay, the TEU said today after announcing staff would take strike action on 16 March as part of a campaign […]

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Students Can Recognise Porn Harm, But Govt Won’t

Published By   /  March 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Students Can Recognise Porn Harm, But Govt Won’t

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Students Can Recognise Porn Harm, But Govt Won’t Media Release 9 March 2017Family First NZ says that admissions made by students at an Auckland school regarding the prevalence and harms of the increasing consumption of online pornography highlight the urgent need for an expert inquiry to […]

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Mt Albert by-election official results

Published By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Mt Albert by-election official results

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Mt Albert by-election official results The Electoral Commission has released the official results for the 25 February Parliamentary by-election in the electorate of Mt Albert. Mt Albert By-Election Official Results, 8 March 2017 Candidate Name Party Number of Votes ARDERN, Jacinda Labour Party 10,495 GENTER, Julie […]

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Wellington College Incident Is Evidence Of Pressing Need For Action On Porn Harm

Published By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Wellington College Incident Is Evidence Of Pressing Need For Action On Porn Harm

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Wellington College Incident Is Evidence Of Pressing Need For Action On Porn Harm Media Release 8 March 2017 Family First NZ says that the example of Wellington College students posting offensive comments on social media relating to rape and consent are the tip of the iceberg, […]

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Easter Trading Laws A ‘Shambolic Mess’

Published By   /  March 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Easter Trading Laws A ‘Shambolic Mess’

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Easter Trading Laws A ‘Shambolic Mess’ Media Release 7 March 2017 Family First NZ says that amendments to Easter trading laws thrust upon local councils has resulted in rushed decisions, often against the majority views of submissions, and inconsistencies across the country. “Wellington has failed to […]

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Government statistics released – shows gender pay imbalance needs urgent action

Published By   /  March 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Government statistics released – shows gender pay imbalance needs urgent action

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Government statistics released – shows gender pay imbalance needs urgent action Research released today by the Ministry for Women ‘Empirical evidence of the gender pay gap in New Zealand’ makes a useful and timely contribution to understanding the factors causing the gender pay […]

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National Govt Wanting To Ignore Research on Porn Harm

Published By   /  March 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on National Govt Wanting To Ignore Research on Porn Harm

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: National Govt Wanting To Ignore Research on Porn Harm Media Release 5 March 2017Family First NZ says that the National-led Government is unwilling to confront the growing evidence about the public health and societal harms of pornography, despite growing concerns from social scientists, psychologists, counsellors, and […]

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Call for Vice-Chancellor to take action over access to campus space

Published By   /  March 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Call for Vice-Chancellor to take action over access to campus space

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Call for Vice-Chancellor to take action over access to campus space The Tertiary Education Union has joined with AUSA and other groups urging the vice-chancellor of Auckland University to step in and reverse a decision that allows a group promoting white supremacy to spread racist […]

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Prime Minister uses “alternative facts” about Kiwis looking for work

Published By   /  February 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister uses “alternative facts” about Kiwis looking for work

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Prime Minister uses “alternative facts” about Kiwis looking for work Working people are calling on the Prime Minister to show more respect for Kiwis looking for work. “We as a society are better than this. By completely overstating the issue of drug use […]

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CYF Failure Proves Need For Independent Watchdog

Published By   /  February 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on CYF Failure Proves Need For Independent Watchdog

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: CYF Failure Proves Need For Independent Watchdog Media Release 27 February 2017 Family First NZ says that CYF’s own admission that it had failed multiple times in a tragic case of a child abuse death is just one of many examples that proves that the state […]

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WITT Downgrade Indicative of a Tertiary Education System Under Strain

Published By   /  February 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, WITT  /  Comments Off on WITT Downgrade Indicative of a Tertiary Education System Under Strain

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: WITT Downgrade Indicative of a Tertiary Education System Under Strain NZQA’s decision to downgrade the confidence it has in the Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki’s (WITT) ability to provide quality education is symptomatic of a tertiary education system under immense strain, the New Zealand Tertiary Education […]

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Mt Albert by-election preliminary results

Published By   /  February 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Mt Albert by-election preliminary results

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Mt Albert by-election preliminary results The Electoral Commission has released the preliminary results for the 25 February 2017 Parliamentary by-election in the electorate of Mt Albert. Mt Albert By-Election Preliminary Results, 25 February 2017 Candidate Name Party Number of Votes ARDERN, Jacinda Labour Party 10,000 GENTER, […]

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AskMeFirst Campaign Wants Privacy in Toilets

Published By   /  February 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on AskMeFirst Campaign Wants Privacy in Toilets

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: AskMeFirst Campaign Wants Privacy in Toilets Media Release 21 February 2017Family First NZ has launched a campaign called AskMeFirst in response to the growing trend in both NZ schools and public places to allow men to enter women’s spaces — female toilets, showers, changing rooms, camp […]

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