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Muddled numbers provide an opportunity for Government to lead visionary change • Child Poverty Action Group

By   /  January 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, CPAG, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Muddled numbers provide an opportunity for Government to lead visionary change • Child Poverty Action Group

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Release/Statement Headline: Muddled numbers provide an opportunity for Government to lead visionary change • Child Poverty Action Group 18 January 2018 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says that Treasury’s error in overestimating the numbers of children lifted out of poverty by both National and Labour’s families packages provides an […]

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Government has worsened a rental market nightmare

By   /  January 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Government has worsened a rental market nightmare

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Government has worsened a rental market nightmare Government has worsened a rental market nightmare 18 JANUARY 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE When the Government increased student living costs and allowances, it was inevitable that rental costs would be driven up says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. A series of […]

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Exposed: Bureaucrats party with drag queens on taxpayer dollar

By   /  January 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Exposed: Bureaucrats party with drag queens on taxpayer dollar

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Exposed: Bureaucrats party with drag queens on taxpayer dollar Bureaucrats party with drag queens on taxpayer dollar 17 JANUARY 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union can reveal that a small government agency spent over $300,000 on ‘entertainment’ in 2015/16 – including a drag queen dinner and show […]

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Handouts to businesses for electric vehicles = corporate welfare

By   /  January 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Handouts to businesses for electric vehicles = corporate welfare

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Handouts to businesses for electric vehicles = corporate welfare 17 JANUARY 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union is slamming today’s announcement of $3.7 million in taxpayer dollars being given to private businesses to buy electric vehicles. Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says, “Why is the taxpayer being […]

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Bangladesh: Returning Rohingya to Myanmar illegal and premature

By   /  January 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Bangladesh: Returning Rohingya to Myanmar illegal and premature

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Bangladesh: Returning Rohingya to Myanmar illegal and premature Responding to an announcement by the Bangladeshi Foreign Ministry that it will aim to repatriate all Rohingya refugees within two years, James Gomez, Amnesty International’s Regional Director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, said:“With memories of rape, […]

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Internship with Mitsubishi Electric R&D Centre in Japan

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Internship with Mitsubishi Electric R&D Centre in Japan

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Internship with Mitsubishi Electric R&D Centre in Japan The Asia New Zealand Foundation invites undergraduate and post graduate science and engineering students specialising in artificial intelligence, robotics or data analytics to apply for an internship in Japan with Mitsubishi Electric in 2018-2019. Applications […]

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Refugee hui inspires family discovery

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Refugee hui inspires family discovery

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Refugee hui inspires family discovery Among the stories of New Zealand’s refugee community shared at the 2017 Asia New Zealand Foundation Refugee Hui, Leadership Network member Wei-Wei Ng uncovered a piece of her own family history. A fourth-generation Chinese New Zealander, Wei-Wei knew […]

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MA: Details for new Taxpayers’ Union spokesperson

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on MA: Details for new Taxpayers’ Union spokesperson

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: MA: Details for new Taxpayers’ Union spokesperson Details for new Taxpayers’ Union spokesperson 15 JANUARY 2018 The Taxpayers’ Union has a new Communications Officer and spokesperson, Louis Houlbrooke. He is available for comment and general media inquiries. 24-hour media line: 04 282 0302, or 021 950 191Email: media@taxpayers.org.nz, or louis@taxpayers.org.nz ENDS NOTES TO EDITORS: The New […]

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Foundation backs bill to strengthen language learning in schools

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Foundation backs bill to strengthen language learning in schools

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Foundation backs bill to strengthen language learning in schools The Asia New Zealand Foundation strongly supports the private member’s bill released for public consultation today that aims to strengthen language learning in primary and intermediate schools. “If eventually passed by Parliament, the bill filed […]

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Myanmar: Military’s mass grave admission exposes extrajudicial executions of Rohingya

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Myanmar: Military’s mass grave admission exposes extrajudicial executions of Rohingya

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Myanmar: Military’s mass grave admission exposes extrajudicial executions of Rohingya Following today’s admission by Myanmar’s military that security forces and villagers summarily killed 10 captured Rohingya people and buried them in a mass grave outside Inn Din, a village in Maungdaw, Rakhine State, James Gomez, […]

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Myanmar: Reuters journalists must be released

By   /  January 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Myanmar: Reuters journalists must be released

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Myanmar: Reuters journalists must be released The Myanmar authorities must immediately release two journalists from the Reuters news agency who have been arbitrarily detained for investigating military abuses in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, Amnesty International said.The two journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, are due […]

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Prepairing for a Warming World: 2017’s Scorching Temperatures and Billion-Dollar Disasters | Press Releases | WWF

By   /  January 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Prepairing for a Warming World: 2017’s Scorching Temperatures and Billion-Dollar Disasters | Press Releases | WWF

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Prepairing for a Warming World: 2017’s Scorching Temperatures and Billion-Dollar Disasters | Press Releases | WWF ** Versión en español abajo ** In response to data released today from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) declaring 2017 as the 3rd warmest year ever in the […]

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Solidarity with Fijian aviation workers – this Friday 12th, Wellington

By   /  January 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Solidarity with Fijian aviation workers – this Friday 12th, Wellington

MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Solidarity with Fijian aviation workers – this Friday 12th, Wellington Solidarity with Fijian aviation workers – this Friday 12th, Wellington January 8, 2018 Leave a comment Call out for solidarity with Fijian aviation workers – locked out since 16 December Wellington protest – Friday […]

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WWF Statement on Proposed Arctic Offshore Drilling Leases

By   /  January 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on Proposed Arctic Offshore Drilling Leases

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF Statement on Proposed Arctic Offshore Drilling Leases Date January 04, 2018 Media Contact In This Press Release In response to today’s US Department of Interior proposal to reopen America’s Arctic Ocean to risky offshore drilling, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement from […]

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Family Dinners Matter, Making Time Is Harder – Poll

By   /  January 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Family Dinners Matter, Making Time Is Harder – Poll

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Family Dinners Matter, Making Time Is Harder – Poll Media Release 3 January 2018A nationwide poll has found strong support for the importance of families having dinner together on a regular basis, but making that time is much more difficult to do, especially for lower socio-economic […]

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New Year’s tobacco tax hike means pain for smokers, retailers

By   /  December 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on New Year’s tobacco tax hike means pain for smokers, retailers

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: New Year’s tobacco tax hike means pain for smokers, retailers 31 DECEMBER 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A new report by the Taxpayers’ Union shows the ineffectiveness of tobacco tax hikes as a tool to reduce smoking rates, and reveals the unintended consequences of the policy: direct financial harm to […]

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WWF Statement on Closure of Domestic Ivory Markets in China

By   /  December 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on Closure of Domestic Ivory Markets in China

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF Statement on Closure of Domestic Ivory Markets in China Date December 30, 2017 Media Contact In This Press Release In response to China officially closing its domestic ivory markets, effective December 31, 2017, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued the following statement from Ginette Hemley, […]

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Ban Street Prostitution & Residential Brothels – Poll

By   /  December 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Ban Street Prostitution & Residential Brothels – Poll

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Ban Street Prostitution & Residential Brothels – Poll Media Release 29 December 2017 A nationwide poll has found strong support for banning both street prostitution and residential brothels. In a poll of 1,000 New Zealanders by Curia Market Research and commissioned by Family First NZ, 76% […]

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WWF Statement on the Pebble Partnership’s Permit Application to Develop Pebble Mine

By   /  December 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on the Pebble Partnership’s Permit Application to Develop Pebble Mine

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF Statement on the Pebble Partnership’s Permit Application to Develop Pebble Mine Date December 21, 2017 Media Contact In This Press Release In response to the Pebble Partnership’s plans to file its first permit applications to develop Pebble Mine in the headwaters of Alaska’s Bristol […]

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Give NZ a Christmas Gift – Make a Submission Against Euthanasia

By   /  December 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Give NZ a Christmas Gift – Make a Submission Against Euthanasia

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Give NZ a Christmas Gift – Make a Submission Against Euthanasia REJECT EUTHANASIA / ASSISTED SUICIDEYour submission matters. Your voice counts. Before you celebrate Christmas with family and enjoy some well-deserved summer holiday time, could you take 5-10 minutes to give New Zealand a simple gift […]

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