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New Zealand History: Controversial book argues New Zealand should not have fought in World War Two


By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand History: Controversial book argues New Zealand should not have fought in World War Two


MIL OSI – Source: Otago University Press Headline: Controversial book argues New Zealand should not have fought in World War Two
 Phoney Wars: New Zealand Society in the Second World War, a new book from Stevan Eldred-Grigg, argues that we had no business going to war against either Germany in 1939 or Japan in 1941. […]

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New Zealand Science: University of Canterbury Antarctic researcher wins Winston Churchill Fellowship

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Science: University of Canterbury Antarctic researcher wins Winston Churchill Fellowship

MIL OSI – Source: University of Canterbury Headline: University of Canterbury Antarctic researcher wins Winston Churchill Fellowship A University of Canterbury Antarctic researcher has been awarded a prestigious fellowship to help her study other countries’ Antarctic histories. Polar historian and Adjunct Fellow of UC’s Gateway Antarctica, Dr Ursula Rack will use her Winston Churchill Memorial Trust […]

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New Zealand Education: University of Canterbury researchers urge caution in using Red Zone for food production

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Education: University of Canterbury researchers urge caution in using Red Zone for food production

MIL OSI – Source: University of Canterbury Headline: University of Canterbury researchers urge caution in using Red Zone for food production University of Canterbury environmental chemists are urging caution after the recently released “Land Use Assessment Report – Productive Land Use” by Regenerate Christchurch identified livestock grazing and fodder production as options for Red Zoned land […]

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Christchurch lawyer censured

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand Law Society, Press Release  /  No Comments

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Law Society – Press Release/Statement Headline: Christchurch lawyer censured Christchurch solicitor Julica Louie Carmichael has been censured by the New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal after admitting a charge of misconduct. The tribunal said Ms Carmichael created a false document and then falsely certified it in order to […]

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Final settlement reached in livestock price fixing case

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Final settlement reached in livestock price fixing case

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Final settlement reached in livestock price fixing case Final settlement reached in livestock price fixing case 24 October 2017 A settlement has been reached with Elders Rural Holdings Limited (Elders) in a price fixing case arising from the livestock industry’s response to the introduction of the National […]

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Name release – St Lukes Road fatal crash – rnzngin Fifth Estate

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Name release – St Lukes Road fatal crash – rnzngin Fifth Estate

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Police – Release/Statement Headline: Name release – St Lukes Road fatal crash – rnzngin Fifth Estate Source: New Zealand Police – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Name release – St Lukes Road fatal crash Tuesday, 24 October 2017 – 3:12pm Police can release the names of the two people who died […]

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Increase in illegal seafood sales on Facebook prompts warning

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Increase in illegal seafood sales on Facebook prompts warning

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Increase in illegal seafood sales on Facebook prompts warning Date: 24 Oct 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz A significant increase in the number of illegal seafood sales via Facebook has prompted the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to […]

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Regional Development Fund recipe for pork-barrelling

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Regional Development Fund recipe for pork-barrelling

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Regional Development Fund recipe for pork-barrelling Regional Development Fund recipe for pork-barrelling 24 October 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In response to the just announced $1 billion per year “Regional Development Fund” as part of the Labour-NZ First coalition agreement, Jordan Williams, Executive Director of the Taxpayers’ Union […]

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New Zealand Culture: New Zealand Wars mini exhibition to open at Te Papa for the inaugural commemorative day

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Culture: New Zealand Wars mini exhibition to open at Te Papa for the inaugural commemorative day

MIL OSI – Headline: New Zealand Wars mini exhibition to open at Te Papa for the inaugural commemorative day Te Papa marks the first national day of commemoration of the New Zealand Wars, Rā Maumahara, with a new mini exhibition. Rā Maumahara |New Zealand Wars will open on Friday 27 October – a day prior […]

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New Zealand Education: First past the post: New research reveals competitive males can adjust sperm speed

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Education: First past the post: New research reveals competitive males can adjust sperm speed

MIL OSI – Headline: First past the post: New research reveals competitive males can adjust sperm speed It’s a fish tale of a sexual nature that may impact our understanding of male fertility. A University of Canterbury doctoral researcher has discovered that male salmon can adjust their sperm’s swimming speed if competing with a rival […]

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New walking and cycling bridge will connect Albany and East Coast Bays

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland and Northland, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on New walking and cycling bridge will connect Albany and East Coast Bays

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: New walking and cycling bridge will connect Albany and East Coast Bays The official start of construction has been marked today for a new walking and cycling route crossing the Northern Motorway and reconnecting Albany and the East Coast Bays. Artist’s impression of the […]

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Waikato DHB now a cover-up scandal

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB now a cover-up scandal

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB now a cover-up scandal  Waikato DHB now a cover-up scandal 24 October 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union says Waikato District Health Board Chairman, Bob Simcock, must front up and confirm whether reports that the DHB agreed to stop an employment investigation into the financial irregularities of […]

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University steps in to support Tongan democracy

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on University steps in to support Tongan democracy

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: University steps in to support Tongan democracy The Tongan flag         Massey University is stepping in to support Tonga’s struggling democratic process. The University’s Pasifika Directorate is organising a symposium in Tonga this week to provide a forum for discussion three weeks […]

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SayNopeToDope.nz Website Will Oppose Legalisation

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on SayNopeToDope.nz Website Will Oppose Legalisation

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: SayNopeToDope.nz Website Will Oppose Legalisation Media Release 24 October 2017 Family First NZ says that their website www.SayNopeToDope.nz will inform families about the attempts to legalise marijuana, and to help them speak up in the public debate. “The Green party have done us all a favour […]

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Students work towards a sustainable future

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Students work towards a sustainable future

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Students work towards a sustainable future Citizenship Day coordinators with Associate Professor Gabriel Eweje testing an electric bike. From L-R: Brayden Cassidy, Dr Gabriel Eweje, Danielle Flatman, Rachael Larraine and Allyssa Pickens. The Massey Business School recently launched its Citizenship Day to engage students in […]

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Massey builds agriculture and veterinary science

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey builds agriculture and veterinary science

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Massey builds agriculture and veterinary science There will be a School of Agriculture and a School of Veterinary Science from next year. Massey University will build on its strengths in agriculture and veterinary science with two new schools to lead these areas.  There will be […]

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Solar storms and Auckland’s damaged fuel pipeline


By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Solar storms and Auckland’s damaged fuel pipeline


MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: Solar storms and Auckland’s damaged fuel pipeline
 Tuesday, 24 October 2017 11:03am Physicists at the University of Otago and Victoria University of Wellington suggest geomagnetic storms can cause corrosion in New Zealand’s pipelines, and some areas, including Northland, are more vulnerable. Victoria’s Dr Malcolm Ingham […]

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Tanzania: Activists imprisoned without charge in LGBTI crackdown must be released

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Tanzania: Activists imprisoned without charge in LGBTI crackdown must be released

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Tanzania: Activists imprisoned without charge in LGBTI crackdown must be released 24 October 2017, 10:38 UTC | Tanzania © Getty ImagesAfter the Tanzanian authorities today detained without charge a group of 12 health and human rights activists and publicly accused them of “promoting homosexuality”, Amnesty […]

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Iran: Prominent academic sentenced to death after grossly unfair trial

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Iran: Prominent academic sentenced to death after grossly unfair trial

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Iran: Prominent academic sentenced to death after grossly unfair trial The Iranian authorities must urgently quash the death sentence against Iranian-born Swedish resident and specialist in emergency medicine Ahmadreza Djalali, said Amnesty International today.The medical doctor and university lecturer had studied and taught in Sweden, […]

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Bangladesh: Donors must pledge support for Rohingya refugees

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Bangladesh: Donors must pledge support for Rohingya refugees

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Bangladesh: Donors must pledge support for Rohingya refugees More countries need to step up and pledge their support for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh amid an unprecedented humanitarian crisis, Amnesty International said today.The meeting of high-level representatives of donor countries at the UN’s office in Geneva […]

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