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The Abducted art show in Auckland: Kiwi icons merged

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Art, Auckland, Business, Depot Artspace, Devonport, Kiwi icons, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release, Press Release Service, Rewa Walia  /  Comments Off on The Abducted art show in Auckland: Kiwi icons merged

Auckland – Tourists to New Zealand have, in the past, not heard of Kiwi icons such as jandals, creamota, Chesdale cheese, eskimo pies, buzzy bees and pineapple lumps. But over time, symbols and icons representing a culture like New Zealand have changed and merged with the global environment, leading Auckland artist Rewa Walia says. She is […]

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Enjoy Christmas, but keep up the regular work-out activities

By   /  December 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Christchurch. Richard Beddie, christmas, ExerciseNZ, fitness, kiwis, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Enjoy Christmas, but keep up the regular work-out activities

Christchurch – People wanting to be more active in 2018 should, first of all, enjoy the luxuries and pleasures of Christmas through the festive season, one of New Zealand’s leading exercise experts says. Exercise NZ chief executive Richard Beddie says Kiwis should take a small break over Christmas, but be committed to being more active […]

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Teacher training report evidence of why staff and practitioners must be listened to

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Teacher Education, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Teacher training report evidence of why staff and practitioners must be listened to

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Headline: Teacher training report evidence of why staff and practitioners must be listened to Today’s Education Review Office (ERO) report showing a ‘widespread’ lack of confidence in teacher graduates’ preparedness for the classroom is a  reminder to government and institution bosses that tertiary education staff must be listened to […]

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IoT devices topping Christmas wish lists in 2017

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, christmas, droid, IoT Alliance, Kriv Naicker, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release, Press Release Service, R2D2  /  Comments Off on IoT devices topping Christmas wish lists in 2017

Auckland – Exciting tech advances are playing a much greater part in Christmas gifts in New Zealand than ever before, Kriv Naicker, executive director of the New Zealand Internet of Things (IoT) Alliance says. The NZ IoT Alliance is one of the 15 leading tech organisations in the NZ Tech Alliance. For those who love […]

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A growing divide, but watch this tech space…

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  2018, 24/7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, curriculum, Digital Skills Forum, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on A growing divide, but watch this tech space…

Auckland – The government is right to raise this concern that there is a growing digital divide, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says in response to a digital report released today. Muller, one of New Zealand’s leading tech experts, says the opportunities emerging from the rapid exponential growth of technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, autonomous vehicles […]

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Courageous Leader Takes Defence Force’s Top Accolade

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Courageous Leader Takes Defence Force’s Top Accolade

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Courageous Leader Takes Defence Force’s Top Accolade LTCOL Childs with her NZDF Person of the Year award. 1 December 2017 Dedication to the New Zealand Defence Force’s core values of courage, commitment and comradeship have earned Lieutenant Colonel (LTCOL) Melanie Childs, the New Zealand […]

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From petrol to electric vehicles, like cars replacing horses

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, APEC, Auckland, Business, Editor's Picks, electric vehicles, EVs, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New York, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on From petrol to electric vehicles, like cars replacing horses

Auckland – Some overseas reports say petrol cars may be obsolete by 2026 but either way the massive switch to electric vehicles will be the biggest disruptive change to people’s lives in more than 100 years, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. As New Zealand’s 15,000 motor mechanics get ready for the exciting electric vehicle (EV) […]

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Northland, Wellington, Dunedin and Auckland win top exercise awards

By   /  November 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, dunedin, exercise awards, ExerciseNZ, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Northland, Press Release, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Northland, Wellington, Dunedin and Auckland win top exercise awards

Auckland – Northland’s Corinne Austin and Wellington studio Power Living New Zealand have won two of the major awards at the at the annual New Zealand’s exercise industry awards. Dunedin’s ABSolute Health and Fitness won the Independent Facility of the Year while Auckland’s Stanmore Bay Pools and Leisure won the Supreme Club of the Year and […]

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Christchurch company produces world-first VR app for Auckland

By   /  November 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, apps, Business, Christchurch, Editor's Picks, LWA Solutions, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Ports of Auckland, Press Release, Press Release Service, VR  /  Comments Off on Christchurch company produces world-first VR app for Auckland

Christchurch  – Leading apps design company LWA Solutions is launching a world-first virtual reality pilot training app with the Ports of Auckland early next year. Maritime pilots people guide ships safely into harbours all around the world. As part of their job, they have to get on and off moving cargo ships by means of […]

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History and Excellence Recognised at Pilot Graduation

By   /  November 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on History and Excellence Recognised at Pilot Graduation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: History and Excellence Recognised at Pilot Graduation Chief of Air Force Air Vice-Marshal Tony Davies presents the prestigious Baigent Memorial Shield to Pilot Officer Andrew Sledger at RNZAF Base Ohakea. 24 November 2017 The first Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) pilots trained using […]

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NZDF Aircraft Technicians Work on ‘Skibirds’ in Antarctica

By   /  November 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Aircraft Technicians Work on ‘Skibirds’ in Antarctica

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Aircraft Technicians Work on ‘Skibirds’ in Antarctica Aircraft Technician Corporal Wade Phelps from the Royal New Zealand Air Force with a US LC-130 Skibird transport aircraft at Williams Field in Antarctica 24 November 2017 Antarctic weather is harsh and unforgiving but for two […]

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Air Force Officer Cadets to Help Kaikoura Community

By   /  November 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Air Force Officer Cadets to Help Kaikoura Community

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Air Force Officer Cadets to Help Kaikoura Community 24 November 2017 Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Officer Cadets will be working in the Kaikoura community next week as part of Exercise Aestimatio. The current Initial Officer Training Course (IOTC) will be doing community […]

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NZDF Supported Programme Trains More than 3000 Afghan Cadets

By   /  November 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Supported Programme Trains More than 3000 Afghan Cadets

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Supported Programme Trains More than 3000 Afghan Cadets About 350 Afghan Officer Cadets graduated yesterday, bringing to more than 3000 the total number of future Afghan military leaders trained under a programme supported by the New Zealand Defence Force. 24 November 2017 About […]

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NZDF Gets White Ribbon Accreditation

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Gets White Ribbon Accreditation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Gets White Ribbon Accreditation 23 November 2017 The New Zealand Defence Force will be accredited as a White Ribbon Organisation, the first Government agency to be awarded accreditation. The NZDF is only the third organisation in New Zealand to receive the accreditation. The […]

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Ireland Defence Chief Visits New Zealand

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Ireland Defence Chief Visits New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Ireland Defence Chief Visits New Zealand 23 November 2017 The Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces of Ireland, Vice Admiral Mark Mellett, is visiting New Zealand as a guest of the New Zealand Defence Force. “Ireland is a valuable historic and contemporary partner […]

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NZDF Rounds Off Weekend with Second Successful Rescue

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Rounds Off Weekend with Second Successful Rescue

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Rounds Off Weekend with Second Successful Rescue A Norwegian yachtsman is hauled aboard the MV Southern Lily shortly after 5pm today in rough seas 400 kilometres northeast of Auckland, in the New Zealand Defence Force’s second successful search and rescue operation this weekend. […]

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NZDF Helps Search for Missing Fisherman in Bay of Plenty

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Helps Search for Missing Fisherman in Bay of Plenty

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Helps Search for Missing Fisherman in Bay of Plenty The New Zealand Defence Force deployed the Royal New Zealand Navy’s Inshore Patrol Vessel HMNZS Taupo at 3:30am this morning to search for a fisherman who was reported missing off Bowentown Harbour in the […]

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NZDF – 20171120-NZDF-Finds-Stricken-NZ-Sailor-in-Pacific-Ocean

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF – 20171120-NZDF-Finds-Stricken-NZ-Sailor-in-Pacific-Ocean

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF – 20171120-NZDF-Finds-Stricken-NZ-Sailor-in-Pacific-Ocean The New Zealand Defence Force has found the New Zealand sailor who activated his yacht’s emergency beacon early this morning about 166 kilometres east of Norfolk Island in the Pacific Ocean. 18 November 2017 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has […]

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NZDF Searches for NZ Yacht in Distress

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Searches for NZ Yacht in Distress

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Searches for NZ Yacht in Distress The New Zealand Defence Force has deployed a Royal New Zealand Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft to search for a New Zealand yacht that activated its emergency beacon early this morning about 166 kilometres east of Norfolk […]

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NZ Army Builds Homes for People

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZ Army Builds Homes for People

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZ Army Builds Homes for People 17 November 2017  New Zealand Army engineers are helping Manawatu people into homeownership by being part of a local initiative to build affordable homes. The carpenters, plumbers and an electrician from 25 Engineer Support Squadron are being assisted by […]

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