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Overloaded hospitals reach crisis point

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Overloaded hospitals reach crisis point

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Overloaded hospitals reach crisis point   The country’s hospitals have reached breaking point with some hospitals discharging patients to free up bed space and patients with serious injuries having to wait hours to be seen by a doctor, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David […]

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Revised TPPA must come back to Parliament

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Revised TPPA must come back to Parliament

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Revised TPPA must come back to Parliament Barry Coates MP on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 – 10:13 Any new version of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) without the United States (US) must be brought back to Parliament for scrutiny and examination, whether Bill English […]

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Mental Health a huge cost for Police

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Mental Health a huge cost for Police

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Mental Health a huge cost for Police   The cost of dealing with mental health incidents for our police was a staggering $36.7 million which shows just why we need Labour’s fresh approach on Mental Health, says the Leader of the Opposition Andrew […]

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Grant Robertson: Speech to Otago-Southland Employers Association

Published By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Grant Robertson: Speech to Otago-Southland Employers Association

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Grant Robertson: Speech to Otago-Southland Employers Association Thanks to the Otago Southland Employers Association and Virginia for hosting me this evening.  It is always a pleasure to come back to the city and region that shaped who I am as a person. I […]

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Grant Robertson and Tute Porter-Samuels

Published By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Grant Robertson and Tute Porter-Samuels

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Grant Robertson and Tute Porter-Samuels Labour’s Finance Spokesperson Grant Robertson sat down with Tute Porter-Samuels, Deputy Principal at Wainuiomata Primary School, to discuss the challenges facing education in New Zealand and what should be included in this week’s budget to help relieve the […]

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National ignoring tax advantages of property speculation

Published By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on National ignoring tax advantages of property speculation

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: National ignoring tax advantages of property speculation James Shaw MP on Monday, May 22, 2017 – 10:58 The Government was told in 2011 by its own Savings Working Group that property investment enjoyed unfair tax advantages over savings, but National has consistently ignored the advice […]

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Nats unprepared for record immigration

Published By   /  May 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Nats unprepared for record immigration

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Nats unprepared for record immigration National’s under-investment in housing, public services, and infrastructure means New Zealand is literally running out of beds for the record number of new migrants, says Labour’s Immigration spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway. “People who migrate to New Zealand bring much […]

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Solving child poverty critical for mental health

Published By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Solving child poverty critical for mental health

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Solving child poverty critical for mental health Julie-Anne Genter MP on Thursday, May 18, 2017 – 10:14 A report released today shows that tackling child poverty is critical to improving the mental health outcomes of our young people, the Green Party said today. The Child […]

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Water bottling hits new low on West Coast

Published By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Water bottling hits new low on West Coast

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Water bottling hits new low on West Coast Eugenie Sage MP on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 – 12:16 New Zealand’s water bottling saga has reached a new low with the West Coast Regional Council shutting the public out of its decision to grant consents allowing […]

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Children in care need to be kept safe

Published By   /  May 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Children in care need to be kept safe

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Children in care need to be kept safe Jan Logie MP on Monday, May 15, 2017 – 12:02 The Children’s Commissioner’s third State of Care report paints a damning picture of the treatment of children placed in state care, the Green Party said today. “The […]

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Cancer support changes far too little, certainly late

Published By   /  May 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Cancer support changes far too little, certainly late

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cancer support changes far too little, certainly late Anne Tolley’s belated backtrack to finally allow Jobseeker clients suffering from cancer to submit only one medical certificate to prove their illness fails to adequately provide temporary support for people too sick to work, says […]

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Feed the Kids

Published By   /  May 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Feed the Kids

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Feed the Kids While in Whangarei last week, I had the pleasure of meeting Buddhi Manta from the Hare Krishna movement whose cafe is making lunch for some schools in Whangarei. His group have been feeding up to 1,000 primary school kids at local schools for […]

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Cost of Living increases hit those with least the hardest

Published By   /  May 4, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Cost of Living increases hit those with least the hardest

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cost of Living increases hit those with least the hardest Beneficiaries, superannuitants and people on the lowest incomes continue to bear the brunt of higher inflation, according to the latest data from Statistics NZ, says Labour Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. “Since National came […]

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Pike River Mine families deserve more

Published By   /  May 4, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Pike River Mine families deserve more

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pike River Mine families deserve more The Government must be more open and honest about the Pike River Mine says Dunedin South’s  Labour MP Clare Curran.   “It’s just wrong that the Commerce Select Committee has refused a Labour Party request to re-open […]

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Swimmable Rivers tour visits the Wairua River

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Swimmable Rivers tour visits the Wairua River

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Swimmable Rivers tour visits the Wairua River On the same day at the Ministry for the Environment reported the grim state of our rivers, lakes and streams, we were out on the Wairua River in Northland seeing the state of our water first hand. We […]

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Kids suffering for Govt political rhetoric

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Kids suffering for Govt political rhetoric

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Kids suffering for Govt political rhetoric Hundreds of children are being made to suffer because of a surge in benefit sanctions being applied by the National Government. Figures came out this week showing that there has been a 50% increase in people with dependent children […]

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Urgent action needed on dirty rivers

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Urgent action needed on dirty rivers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Urgent action needed on dirty rivers The Our Fresh Water Environment 2017 report re-confirms that we need urgent action to clean up our rivers. Meanwhile, National is standing by as our rivers get even more polluted, says Labour’s Environment spokesperson David Parker. “This […]

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Community is more than just dollars

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Community is more than just dollars

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Community is more than just dollars The Government has a lot riding on its Social Investment approach. Last week they launched a new Social Investment Ministry. The Government has decided that they are going to take a data driven approach to government spending – well social […]

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Barbaric treatment of children needs to cease

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Barbaric treatment of children needs to cease

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Barbaric treatment of children needs to cease Jan Logie MP on Thursday, April 27, 2017 – 10:58 The ‘secure care’ that children are experiencing whilst in Oranga Tamariki custody is barbaric and must stop immediately, the Green Party said today. The widespread use of seclusion […]

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The Swimmable Rivers campaign comes to Northland

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on The Swimmable Rivers campaign comes to Northland

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: The Swimmable Rivers campaign comes to Northland Today I am heading to the north to travel on the Wairua River, the seventh river we’re visiting on the Swimmable Rivers campaign. The Wairua River, which flows into the Wairoa River and eventually the Kaipara Harbour, is one […]

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