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Ministry challenging Social Security Appeal Authority’s decision

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, appeal, authority, decision, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Security, social, Social Issues, staff  /  Comments Off on Ministry challenging Social Security Appeal Authority’s decision

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Ministry challenging Social Security Appeal Authority’s decision 22 September 2017. Social Security Appeal Authority’s interlocutory decision [2017] NZSSAA 052, regarding the use of pseudonyms in cases where the Benefits Review Committee is making a decision in relation to a client of the RCU. To […]

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Safety of Ministry of Social Development staff important

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Government, New Zealand State Services Commission, Press Release, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Safety of Ministry of Social Development staff important

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand State Services Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Safety of Ministry of Social Development staff important Statement from State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes Unfortunately threats, abuse and even violence towards MSD staff is a daily reality in our country. In 2016 twelve staff were assaulted, there were 468 serious and critical […]

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Exports underpin strong economic growth

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Exports underpin strong economic growth

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Exports underpin strong economic growth The New Zealand economy continued to grow solidly in the June quarter, posting a 0.8 per cent increase in GDP, taking New Zealand’s growth rate for the year to 2.7 per cent, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. “Our economy continues […]

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Entrepreneurial Universities funding awarded

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Entrepreneurial Universities funding awarded

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Entrepreneurial Universities funding awarded Victoria University of Wellington and the University of Auckland will be the first to take advantage of the Government’s $35 million investment in ‘Entrepreneurial Universities’, part of the Innovative New Zealand initiative in Budget 2016, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and […]

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FAST campaign increases stroke awareness

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on FAST campaign increases stroke awareness

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: FAST campaign increases stroke awareness Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a nationwide stroke awareness campaign has seen more New Zealanders reporting suspected strokes. “Each year in New Zealand around 9,000 people have a stroke. Early identification and treatment are crucial to reduce the likelihood of […]

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Our position on the use of pseudonyms by staff dealing with our most volatile clients

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, authority, clients, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, position, pseudonyms, Public Sector, Social Issues, staff, unit  /  Comments Off on Our position on the use of pseudonyms by staff dealing with our most volatile clients

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Our position on the use of pseudonyms by staff dealing with our most volatile clients 21 September 2017. In response to an interlocutory decision of the New Zealand Social Security Appeal Authority: The health and safety of my staff is absolutely critical. That […]

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Keeping up with the Green Hut Track Group

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, dunedin, Environment, New Zealand Government, Otago, Public Sector, Recreation, Silver Peaks, Track maintenance, tracks, volunteering, Walking/hiking/tramping  /  Comments Off on Keeping up with the Green Hut Track Group

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Keeping up with the Green Hut Track Group By Ali Rogers, DOC. There’s a fantastic and dedicated group of volunteers in Dunedin. They head out every Wednesday, rain or shine, and clear DOC’s back-country tracks for hikers to enjoy. The Green Hut Track Group have […]

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Lack of sleep could affect your safety at work – rnzngin Fifth Estate

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Lack of sleep could affect your safety at work – rnzngin Fifth Estate

MIL OSI – Source: WorkSafe New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Lack of sleep could affect your safety at work Daylight Saving this weekend is a good time to check on the amount of sleep you are getting to keep yourself and others healthy and safe as you work, says WorkSafe Chief Executive Nicole Rosie. […]

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June BOP underscores strong economy

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on June BOP underscores strong economy

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: June BOP underscores strong economy Better than expected balance of payments figures out this morning underscore the strength of both the services and goods sectors of the New Zealand economy, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. New Zealand’s current account deficit narrowed to $1.6 billion in […]

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NZ expresses condolences to Mexico

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ expresses condolences to Mexico

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ expresses condolences to Mexico Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has today expressed condolences to the families of those who have lost lives in the devastating earthquake in Mexico, or are still waiting for news about their loved ones. Latest reports are suggesting at least 140 […]

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Mexico’s National Day

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Defence, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Mexico’s National Day

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Mexico’s National Day Ambassador Traslosheros, Parliamentary colleagues, the Dean and members of the Diplomatic Corps, distinguished guests, members of Mexico’s community in New Zealand, ladies and gentlemen. While it’s an honour and a privilege for me to join you in celebrating Mexico’s National Day, can I […]

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3.6 million Kiwis benefit from Pharmac’s model

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on 3.6 million Kiwis benefit from Pharmac’s model

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: 3.6 million Kiwis benefit from Pharmac’s model Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says new data shows that Pharmac is delivering more subsidised medicines, benefiting around 3.6 million Kiwis. “Pharmac’s model for increasing New Zealander’s access to subsidised medicines and treatments is world class,” says Dr Coleman. […]

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Mexico: 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Mexico: 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Mexico: 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Mexico: 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake A 7.1 magnitude earthquake has struck in the Mexican state of Puebla, with localised damage and some reports of damage in parts of Mexico City. New Zealanders in the […]

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Five hundred households trapping pests in Porirua

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jul17, New Zealand Government, predatorfree2050story2017, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Five hundred households trapping pests in Porirua

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Five hundred households trapping pests in Porirua Date:  25 July 2017 Local boy Jonny Sutherland (6) with a trap box in his gardenImage: Dave Sutherland ©  Titahi Bay joins five other Porirua suburbs which have converted over five hundred residents to rat-killers over the past year, […]

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Jumbo Hut closed until further notice

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jul17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Jumbo Hut closed until further notice

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Jumbo Hut closed until further notice Date:  21 July 2017 Acting DOC Operations Manager Briggs Pilkington said an engineering report in July identified that Jumbo Hut may be unsafe in extreme wind and heavy snow events. “Safety of users is DOC’s highest priority for managing structures […]

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Bad weather and broody birds postpone takahē translocation

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, aug17, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, takahestory17  /  Comments Off on Bad weather and broody birds postpone takahē translocation

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Bad weather and broody birds postpone takahē translocation In a significant step for the Takahē Recovery Programme, 23 takahē were due to arrive at their new home at Gouland Downs on the Heaphy Track in Kahurangi National Park this month, followed by another seven in […]

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Help keep Abel Tasman National Park islands predator-free

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, aug17, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Help keep Abel Tasman National Park islands predator-free

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Help keep Abel Tasman National Park islands predator-free DOC aims to keep the islands free from pests including rats and mice in order to create a safe haven for native species living there. The call for public help comes after this week’s completion of an […]

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Not too late to become a Habitat Hero

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, aug17, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Not too late to become a Habitat Hero

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Not too late to become a Habitat Hero Date:  25 August 2017 DOC’s national competition, now in its third year, asks students to investigate the health of their local environment and come up with ideas about how they could make it better. DOC’s Outreach and Education […]

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Hazard on Red Crater, Tongariro Alpine Crossing

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, aug17, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Hazard on Red Crater, Tongariro Alpine Crossing

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Hazard on Red Crater, Tongariro Alpine Crossing Date:  25 August 2017 A cornice (an undercut ledge) has developed on Red Crater which poses an immediate hazard to hikers if they don’t recognise the danger it represents. If hikers walk onto the cornice it could collapse under […]

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Appointment of positions to Guardians of lakes Manapouri, Monowai and Te Anau

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, sep17  /  Comments Off on Appointment of positions to Guardians of lakes Manapouri, Monowai and Te Anau

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Appointment of positions to Guardians of lakes Manapouri, Monowai and Te Anau Date:  25 August 2017 There have been three new appointments and one re-appointment. “I am pleased to advise of the re-appointment of Darryl Sycamore to the Guardians of Lakes Manapouri, Monowai and Te Anau”, Ms. […]

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