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Socialism for the Rich

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Socialism for the Rich

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Socialism for the Rich Socialism for the Rich: costs of corporate welfare in Budget 2017 29 JUNE 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  The annual cost of corporate welfare is now $1.6 billion, according to a new report published today by the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. ‘Socialism for the […]

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Policy priorities for supporting family incomes • Child Poverty Action Group

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, CPAG, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Policy priorities for supporting family incomes • Child Poverty Action Group

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Release/Statement Headline: Policy priorities for supporting family incomes • Child Poverty Action Group 28 June 2017 CPAG (Child Poverty Action Group) says the upcoming election provides an opportunity for all political parties to put the wellbeing of all New Zealand’s children at the centre of their […]

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Free Workshop: Saturday 8 July

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Free Workshop: Saturday 8 July

MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Free Workshop: Saturday 8 July Free Workshop: Saturday 8 July June 28, 2017 Leave a comment THE THEATRE OF THE OPPRESSED: FREE COMMUNITY WORKSHOP “The theatre itself is not revolutionary: it is a rehearsal for the revolution.” -Augusto Boal (Creator of Theatre of the […]

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#Debarclay shows why Parliamentary Service should be covered by OIA

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on #Debarclay shows why Parliamentary Service should be covered by OIA

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: #Debarclay shows why Parliamentary Service should be covered by OIA #Debarclay shows why Parliamentary Service should be covered by OIA 28 June 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe Taxpayers’ Union is calling on MPs to shed the cloak of secrecy surrounding Parliamentary Services and for political parties to commit […]

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Nurturing relationships key for NZ businesses to thrive in China

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Nurturing relationships key for NZ businesses to thrive in China

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Nurturing relationships key for NZ businesses to thrive in China For many small and medium enterprises (SMEs), cracking the Chinese market is seen as the holy grail, but it ‘s a road fraught with risk for those who plunge ahead without good understanding of […]

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Embargoed report

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Embargoed report

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Embargoed report Socialism for the Rich: costs of corporate welfare in Budget 2017 Embargoed until 05:00, 29 JUNE 2017  The annual cost of corporate welfare is now $1.6 billion, according to a new report published today by the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. ‘Socialism for the Rich’, […]

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How much longer can we take our water for granted?

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on How much longer can we take our water for granted?

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: How much longer can we take our water for granted? The first message I sent home from New Zealand was about tap water. Sounds weird. True story. Having spent the previous five years drinking London water (you know, the kind of hard water that means […]

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Amnesty International will not comply with Hungary’s repressive new NGO law

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Amnesty International will not comply with Hungary’s repressive new NGO law

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Amnesty International will not comply with Hungary’s repressive new NGO law Announcing that Amnesty International Hungary will not to comply with the country’s repressive new NGO law and register as a ‘foreign funded NGO’, Julia Ivan, Director of Amnesty International Hungary said:“Amnesty International has every […]

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Nepal: Respect human rights during elections

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Nepal: Respect human rights during elections

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Nepal: Respect human rights during elections Ahead of the second round of Nepal’s historic local elections tomorrow, Amnesty International calls on the country’s authorities to respect people’s human rights.Voting is due to take place in Province 2, which includes areas where Amnesty International has documented […]

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Call for Guidelines on Euthanasia Media Reporting

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Call for Guidelines on Euthanasia Media Reporting

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Call for Guidelines on Euthanasia Media Reporting Media Release 27 June 2017 Family First New Zealand has made a submission to the Strategy to prevent suicide in New Zealand calling on strict guidelines around the media reporting of assisted suicide & euthanasia. In their submission, Family […]

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USA: Congress Must Step in and Stop Muslim Ban

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on USA: Congress Must Step in and Stop Muslim Ban

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: USA: Congress Must Step in and Stop Muslim Ban Following the Supreme Court’s announcement that it will hear arguments on President Trump’s discriminatory Muslim ban and allow the order to take effect in the meantime, Margaret Huang, Amnesty International USA executive director, released the following […]

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Myanmar: Release journalists immediately

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Myanmar: Release journalists immediately

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Myanmar: Release journalists immediately The Myanmar authorities must immediately release three journalists, who were detained while carrying out their work in conflict-afflicted northern Shan State, Amnesty International said today.Aye Nai and Pyae Phone Naing, both reporters for the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), and Thein […]

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Fiji: Crack down on torture, not protests

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Fiji: Crack down on torture, not protests

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Fiji: Crack down on torture, not protests Fiji’s authorities must immediately and unconditionally release a youth activist for protesting against torture in the Pacific island nation, Amnesty International said today.On the International Day for Victims of Torture, the Fijian authorities arrested Jope Koroisavou – a […]

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China: Liu must be released immediately

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on China: Liu must be released immediately

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: China: Liu must be released immediately Responding to the news that Nobel Peace Prize Winner Liu Xiaobo has developed late-stage liver cancer while in prison and is currently in hospital receiving treatment, Amnesty International’s China Researcher Patrick Poon said:  “It adds insult to injury that Liu […]

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Improving Management of Global Water Resources Can Bolster US Security and Prosperity

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Improving Management of Global Water Resources Can Bolster US Security and Prosperity

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Improving Management of Global Water Resources Can Bolster US Security and Prosperity The link between water and security is undeniable. Where fresh water is available, accessible and well-managed, biodiversity can be sustained, economies can grow and communities can thrive. Yet when fresh water is compromised, […]

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Indonesian election adds spice to media internship

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Indonesian election adds spice to media internship

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Indonesian election adds spice to media internship Timaru journalist Megan Sutherland, a Canterbury University graduate, spent six weeks in Jakarta interning for Agence France Presse (AFP) , during which she covered Jakarta’s incumbent governor as he sort re-election and battled accusations of blasphemy. […]

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Make a submission- oppose an application to allow GE potatoes in our food! submissions to Food Standards Australia NZ (FSANZ)

By   /  June 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Environment, GE Free New Zealand, GE Free NZ, NGOs, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Make a submission- oppose an application to allow GE potatoes in our food! submissions to Food Standards Australia NZ (FSANZ)

MIL OSI – Source: GE Free New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Make a submission- oppose an application to allow GE potatoes in our food! submissions to Food Standards Australia NZ (FSANZ) Submission – A1139 – GE potatoes. Food Standards Australia New Zealand Template below and suggested points to make.  Please cut and paste into a new document. […]

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Get a grip, sugar is not the ‘new tobacco’

By   /  June 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Get a grip, sugar is not the ‘new tobacco’

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Get a grip, sugar is not the ‘new tobacco’ 25 JUNE 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Anti-sugar political campaigners, launching their election campaign tomorrow for a new ‘soda tax’, show their true colours when they make ridiculous claims that ‘sugar is the new tobacco’.Despite attempts to frame themselves […]

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Last chance for Lawrence Yule to release expenses

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Last chance for Lawrence Yule to release expenses

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Last chance for Lawrence Yule to release expenses 23 JUNE 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE National Party Tukituki Candidate and former Hastings Mayor, Lawrence Yule, is the only mayor in New Zealand whose travel, entertainment, and slush fund is kept secret from New Zealand ratepayers as head of ratepayer-funded lobby […]

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Bridges’ handout sees taxpayers fork out $600 each for tourists to run a race

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Bridges’ handout sees taxpayers fork out $600 each for tourists to run a race

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Bridges’ handout sees taxpayers fork out $600 each for tourists to run a race 23 JUNE 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESimon Bridges has announced a second $300,000 non-refundable taxpayer grant to the Tarawera ultramarathon, apparently to attract only 500 international visitors in what must be one of the most […]

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