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Minister visits NZDF contingent in Iraq

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Defence, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Minister visits NZDF contingent in Iraq

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister visits NZDF contingent in Iraq Defence Minister Mark Mitchell has visited New Zealand Defence Force personnel training the Iraqi Security Forces at Camp Taji near Baghdad. Mr Mitchell, on his first visit to Taji as Minister, was accompanied by fellow MPs Todd Muller and […]

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AA rating smoothes the way for Public Trust

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, Justice, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on AA rating smoothes the way for Public Trust

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: AA rating smoothes the way for Public Trust The Government will shortly introduce legislation aimed at putting the Public Trust on an equal footing with private sector institutions. The new legislation will remove the Crown guarantee of the Public Trust, in line with government policy […]

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Police Association backs Green’s firearms push

Published By   /  June 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 Police Association backs Green’s firearms push

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Police Association backs Green’s firearms push David Clendon MP on Friday, June 23, 2017 – 10:12 Police Association members have come out swinging at the Government’s failure to take meaningful action on illegal possession of firearms, the Green Party said today. The Police Association’s election year […]

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General practice increasingly popular with young doctors

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on General practice increasingly popular with young doctors

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: General practice increasingly popular with young doctors Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an increase in interest in general practice amongst medical students is a promising trend. “It’s important that health facilities around the country are well equipped to provide New Zealanders with the treatment that […]

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Government ignored advice on Pacific people’s superannuation

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government ignored advice on Pacific people’s superannuation

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Government ignored advice on Pacific people’s superannuation The Government ignored advice from the Ministry of Pacific Peoples that raising the Superannuation age of eligibility would have a ‘disproportionately high impact’ on Pacific people, says Labour’s Pacific Island Affairs spokesperson Aupito William Sio.   “The Ministry […]

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Bill English misleads Parliament on Police statement

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Bill English misleads Parliament on Police statement

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Bill English misleads Parliament on Police statement Bill English’s attempt to restore his damaged credibility over the Todd Barclay affair has backfired after his claim to have “reported” Mr Barclay’s actions to Police has proven not to be true, says Labour MP for […]

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Kaikoura slip clearance half-way mark reached

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Kaikoura slip clearance half-way mark reached

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Kaikoura slip clearance half-way mark reached Transport Minister Simon Bridges says a major milestone has been reached this week in the Government’s effort to restore road and rail links to Kaikoura, with work crews estimating that the half-way point has been reached in the massive job of […]

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Ministers welcome OAG Border Sector report

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Customs, Immigration, Michael Woodhouse, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Tim Macindoe  /  Comments Off on Ministers welcome OAG Border Sector report

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ministers welcome OAG Border Sector report Border sector Ministers have welcomed a new report by the Office of the Auditor-General published today on the use of information at New Zealand’s ports, and say their agencies will continue to work closely to protect our borders. “This […]

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Health volunteers celebrated at annual awards

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Health volunteers celebrated at annual awards

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Health volunteers celebrated at annual awards Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has announced the Wellington Hospitals Volunteer Service as the overall winner of the 2017 Minister of Health Volunteer Awards.  “The Health Volunteer Awards celebrate and recognise the thousands of dedicated health sector volunteers who give […]

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Keep it Public

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, Society & Culture, Tertiary Education, tertiary funding, TEU  /  Comments Off on Keep it Public

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Keep it Public The Green Party strongly supports the Tertiary Education Unions call to #KeepitPublic. Keep what public? Our quality tertiary education system that National is trying to open up to more private for-profit providers with a new law change. The (Tertiary Education and Other […]

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This ‘technical error’ is hurting big time

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on This ‘technical error’ is hurting big time

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: This ‘technical error’ is hurting big time Jonathan Coleman cannot resort to his ongoing litany that the Ministry of Health’s $38 million budget blunder is an error on paper only, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. “He might keep saying it’s a ‘technical […]

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NZ to share its disaster management expertise

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ to share its disaster management expertise

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ to share its disaster management expertise Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced New Zealand will provide a workshop in Barbados to help upskill the Caribbean in disaster risk management. “New Zealand knows that having the right people with the right skills in place before an event […]

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New Corrections officers from around the world

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Corrections officers from around the world

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Corrections officers from around the world Corrections Minister Louise Upston has welcomed nearly 60 new frontline Corrections officers from all over the world who graduated today. The latest cohort includes officers from Sri Lanka, China, India, Tonga, South Africa, the Cook Islands, the Czech […]

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New Zealand gains formal access into China for blood products

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand gains formal access into China for blood products

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand gains formal access into China for blood products China has approved formal access for New Zealand bovine blood products into the Chinese market, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced today. Access has been approved by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection […]

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Gareth Hughes: Energy Innovation (Electric Vehicles and Other Matters) Amendment Bill – Committee Stage

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Gareth Hughes: Energy Innovation (Electric Vehicles and Other Matters) Amendment Bill – Committee Stage

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Gareth Hughes: Energy Innovation (Electric Vehicles and Other Matters) Amendment Bill – Committee Stage Gareth Hughes MP on Thursday, June 22, 2017 – 12:48 I would also like to touch on the points made by the honourable member, Stuart Nash, regarding consultations, which is clauses […]

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Gareth Hughes: Life lessons I’ve learnt watching National

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Gareth Hughes: Life lessons I’ve learnt watching National

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Gareth Hughes: Life lessons I’ve learnt watching National Gareth Hughes MP on Thursday, June 22, 2017 – 12:41 Kia ora, Mr Speaker. Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou, kia ora. In this general debate, I want to speak directly to young New Zealanders. Day in […]

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Supporting world class health research in NZ

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on Supporting world class health research in NZ

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Supporting world class health research in NZ Minister of Health Jonathan Coleman and Minister of Science and Innovation Paul Goldsmith today launched New Zealand’s first Health Research Strategy which aims to increase the excellence and impact of government investment in health research. “Investment in health […]

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New Zealand to join Marrakesh Treaty

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Disability Issues, Jacqui Dean, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand to join Marrakesh Treaty

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand to join Marrakesh Treaty The Government will join an international treaty to improve access to written materials for blind and visually impaired New Zealanders, Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner and Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean say. The Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate […]

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Labour to invest in public transport for Greater Christchurch

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour to invest in public transport for Greater Christchurch

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Labour to invest in public transport for Greater Christchurch Labour will commit $100m in capital investment for public transport in Greater Christchurch, including commuter rail from Rolleston to the CBD, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. “As the rebuild progresses, there are huge opportunities […]

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Waste tyres to be used in cement manufacture

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Waste tyres to be used in cement manufacture

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Waste tyres to be used in cement manufacture Millions of waste tyres each year are to be used to manufacture cement as part of a wider Government plan to address the environmental problems of end of life tyres, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith announced at […]

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