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New Zealander nominated for International Organisation of Vine and Wine

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealander nominated for International Organisation of Vine and Wine

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: New Zealander nominated for International Organisation of Vine and WineRt Hon Winston Peters                                 Deputy PM and Minister of Foreign Affairs           Hon Damien O’Connor Minister of Agriculture   20 November 2017     New Zealander nominated for the International Organisation of Vine and Wine   […]

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Pike River Recovery Agency established

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Pike River Recovery Agency established

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Pike River Recovery Agency establishedMinister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little today announced the establishment of a new stand-alone government department, the Pike River Recovery Agency, Te Kahui Whakamana Rua Tekau ma Iwa. The Agency will work in partnership with the Pike River families to plan for decisions on […]

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James Walker is the Ministry’s new Deputy Secretary, Partnerships and Customers

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, Ministry for the Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on James Walker is the Ministry’s new Deputy Secretary, Partnerships and Customers

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for the Environment – Release/Statement Headline: James Walker is the Ministry’s new Deputy Secretary, Partnerships and Customers Ministry for the Environment Chief Executive, Vicky Robertson has announced the appointment of James Walker  as the Ministry’s new Deputy Secretary, Partnerships and Customers. “I’m delighted that James will be joining the Ministry […]

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New Southern South Island Director

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, sep2017  /  Comments Off on New Southern South Island Director

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: New Southern South Island Director Date:  22 September 2017 Aaron Fleming Aaron, a 2017 recipient of the Sir Peter Blake Leadership Award for Public Sector/Community Leadership, joins DOC from his most recent role as Director, National Library Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa with the Department of […]

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Seal pups mauled to death by dogs

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17; compliancestory2017; sealstory2017, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Seal pups mauled to death by dogs

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Seal pups mauled to death by dogs The attack occurred at around 9 am on Monday 10 October.  The seal pup/kekeno was dead by the time DOC rangers reached the scene with the dog and its owner nowhere to be found.  The second incident occurred […]

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Road through Molesworth Station to open from Marlborough only

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Road through Molesworth Station to open from Marlborough only

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Road through Molesworth Station to open from Marlborough only Date:  17 October 2017 The road is currently temporarily closed at its Hanmer Springs end due to flood-damage to the road approach to the Clarence River bridge. Clarence Bridge flood damageImage: James Gilmour | DOC Department of […]

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Rare seals visit East Coast beaches

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Oct17; sealstory2017, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Rare seals visit East Coast beaches

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Rare seals visit East Coast beaches Date:  17 October 2017 East Coast Operations Manager, John Lucas says it was great to have two incredible marine creatures on our back doorstep for the start of Conservation Week.  “While both seals appeared to be lethargic they can move […]

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Battle for our Birds in Mt Aspiring National Park

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Oct17; battleforourbirdsstory2017, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Battle for our Birds in Mt Aspiring National Park

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Battle for our Birds in Mt Aspiring National Park Date:  17 October 2017 This work is aimed at safeguarding populations of threatened native birds from predation including kea, kaka, South Island robin, rock wren as well as long-tailed bats.  Mike Tubbs, DOC Operations Manager for Central […]

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Kiwi chick deaths cause concern

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Oct17; kiwistory2017, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Kiwi chick deaths cause concern

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Kiwi chick deaths cause concern The first six monitored chicks to hatch this season have sadly been killed by stoats. The chicks that hatched between late August and mid-September had the unmistakable signs of stoat predation; a single bite to the back of the neck. […]

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Canterbury businesses recognised for their conservation successes

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Canterbury businesses recognised for their conservation successes

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Canterbury businesses recognised for their conservation successes Date:  18 October 2017 Two businesses were presented with awards by DOC Director General Lou Sanson at a Christchurch gathering last night of local business leaders and local government agencies to mark Conservation Week. Hornby Vet Clinic’s Dr Pauline […]

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Christchurch Helicopters helps rare parakeet

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Christchurch Helicopters helps rare parakeet

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Christchurch Helicopters helps rare parakeet This bright green parakeet with a distinctive orange band above its beak, numbers just a few hundred and is confined to a few beech-clad valleys in the Canterbury high country and several predator-free islands.  Christchurch Helicopters Director and pilot Richie […]

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Love your Central Otago backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Love your Central Otago backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Love your Central Otago backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week Date:  12 October 2017 Conservation Week runs from 14–22 October and Community Senior Ranger Annette Grieve says this year the Department of Conservation is trying to get people to convert their love of nature […]

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Traps out in Opepe backyard

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Oct17; predatorfree2050story2017, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Traps out in Opepe backyard

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Traps out in Opepe backyard The traps were installed by Predator Free Taupō and local Forest & Bird, with support from the Department of Conservation as part of Conservation Week. The forty DOC200 traps – which target rats and stoats – were donated to Predator […]

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Every day is a day to remember our children

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Every day is a day to remember our children

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Every day is a day to remember our childrenHon Tracey Martin   Minister for Children   MEDIA STATEMENT         19 November, 2017 Every day is a day to remember our children  Today (Sunday) and tomorrow mark two international days for children and the Minister for Children, Hon […]

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High number of road deaths unacceptable

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on High number of road deaths unacceptable

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: High number of road deaths unacceptableThe news that the road toll for 2017 has now surpassed the total for 2016 is tragic news, says Associate Minister for Transport Julie Anne Genter. “This year we’ve already seen 330 people lose their lives on New Zealand’s roads. “Every death on our roads […]

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7 unusual traits our native species have

By   /  November 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Kakapo, kiwi, Native animals, New Zealand animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Takahē, Unique animals  /  Comments Off on 7 unusual traits our native species have

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: 7 unusual traits our native species have Isolated from the rest of the world on a little island in the Pacific, we New Zealanders sometimes do things differently from the rest of the world. This can be great (we pioneered the women’s vote and bungy […]

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International visitors spend $10.4bn in year to September

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on International visitors spend $10.4bn in year to September

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: International visitors spend $10.4bn in year to SeptemberInternational visitor spending has reached a record high of $10.4 billion in the year to September 2017, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis says.  The latest International Visitor Survey results from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) showed expenditure increased four per cent […]

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Reserve Bank consults on new mortgage bond collateral standard

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Reserve Bank consults on new mortgage bond collateral standard

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand – News/Statement: Headline: Reserve Bank consults on new mortgage bond collateral standard Release date 17 November 2017 The Reserve Bank today published a consultation paper proposing an enhanced mortgage bond standard aimed at supporting confidence and liquidity in the financial system.  This follows a review of domestic and international […]

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Disappointing result for Northland fisheries compliance patrols

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Disappointing result for Northland fisheries compliance patrols

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Disappointing result for Northland fisheries compliance patrols Date: 17 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz A fisheries compliance patrol on Northland’s West Coast has yielded disappointing results with non-compliance noted for almost 100% of inspections. Earlier […]

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Twelve young people selected for Youth Advisory Group

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Twelve young people selected for Youth Advisory Group

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Twelve young people selected for Youth Advisory GroupTwelve young New Zealanders, aged 14-18 years, have been selected to take part in the Ministerial Youth Advisory Group, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.   The Youth Advisory Group is being set up to enable young people to have their say and […]

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