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Tax policy news – 25 May 2017 – Budget bill tabled

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, Inland Revenue Department, New Zealand, Press Release, Public Sector, Taxation  /  Comments Off on Tax policy news – 25 May 2017 – Budget bill tabled

MIL OSI – Source: Inland Revenue Department – Release/Statement Headline: Tax policy news – 25 May 2017 – Budget bill tabled The Taxation (Budget Measures: Family Incomes Package) Bill was introduced into the House today. The bill, which will be debated under urgency, contains proposals to adjust the bottom two tax thresholds, repeal the Independent […]

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Care & support workers’ pay equity legislation passes 1st reading

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Care & support workers’ pay equity legislation passes 1st reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Care & support workers’ pay equity legislation passes 1st reading Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a bill which will ensure 55,000 care and support workers receive their share in a $2 billion pay rise has passed its first reading. The Care and Support Worker (Pay […]

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Rocket launch a huge step for New Zealand’s space industry

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Rocket launch a huge step for New Zealand’s space industry

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Rocket launch a huge step for New Zealand’s space industry Minister for Economic Development Simon Bridges has congratulated the team at Rocket Lab on the successful launch of their first test rocket on the Mahia Peninsula. “Today’s successful launch is a major milestone in the […]

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Nature short-changed again by National in Budget 2017

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Nature short-changed again by National in Budget 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Nature short-changed again by National in Budget 2017 Mojo Mathers MP on Thursday, May 25, 2017 – 17:12 Budget 2017 continues the National Government’s shameful underfunding of the Department of Conservation (DOC) and puts our precious flora and fauna at risk, the Green Party said […]

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Why New Zealand can’t afford National’s Budget bribe

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Why New Zealand can’t afford National’s Budget bribe

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Why New Zealand can’t afford National’s Budget bribe Health, housing, and education. Those are New Zealanders’ priorities, and today New Zealanders needed a Budget that would get those basics right. But National has different priorities. Instead of dealing with the big issues, they’ve prioritised tax […]

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Budget 2017: Welfare group says Social Investment approach is about punishment, not investment – AAAP

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: Welfare group says Social Investment approach is about punishment, not investment – AAAP

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Budget 2017: Welfare group says Social Investment approach is about punishment, not investment – AAAP Social Investment is about punishing the poor and reducing spending, not investing in social services and improving social outcomes. “Unemployment is not caused by the unemployed. The […]

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Wellington Buses stop for do-not-sign pledge

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Wellington Buses stop for do-not-sign pledge

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Wellington Buses stop for do-not-sign pledge Hundreds of bus drivers met in Wellington today to decide how they’re going to fight back against a Council decision that threatens to slash their pay. The Greater Wellington Regional Council has awarded public transport contracts […]

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Health funding falls short of what is needed – again – ASMS

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Health funding falls short of what is needed – again – ASMS

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Health funding falls short of what is needed – again – ASMS “The Government’s decision today not to fund public health care to the level needed is a serious blow for New Zealand’s communities,” says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association […]

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Budget 2017: Welfare group says Accommodation Supplement increase is a con job – AAAP

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: Welfare group says Accommodation Supplement increase is a con job – AAAP

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Budget 2017: Welfare group says Accommodation Supplement increase is a con job – AAAP Increases in the Accommodation Supplement (AS) means an equal deduction from Temporary Additional Support (TAS). “The government is cynically hiding behind the complexity of the welfare payments,” says […]

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Funding for replacement traction poles a big win for Wellington rail commuters

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Funding for replacement traction poles a big win for Wellington rail commuters

MIL OSI – Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council Headline: Funding for replacement traction poles a big win for Wellington rail commuters Posted on 25 May 2017 by Stephen Heath Nearly $100 million has been allocated to Greater Wellington Regional Council and KiwiRail to replace 1274 wooden traction poles which, without replacement, would lead to significant […]

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Fraser Park sport and community facility construction to begin

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Hutt City Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Fraser Park sport and community facility construction to begin

MIL OSI – Source: Hutt City Headline: Fraser Park sport and community facility construction to begin Hutt City Council has endorsed a recommendation by the Hutt City Community Facilities Trust (CFT) to begin construction of new sport and recreation hub. Work will begin on site over the next four to six weeks. Completion of the […]

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Happy Budget Day: Joyce gets his rocket

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Happy Budget Day: Joyce gets his rocket

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Happy Budget Day: Joyce gets his rocket HAPPY BUDGET DAY: JOYCE GETS HIS ROCKET 25 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Zealand taxpayer funding of the US rocket company, Rocket Lab, appears to have delivered its responsible Minister, Steven Joyce, a suitable present – a successful rocket […]

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Myrtle rust update – Thursday 25 May 2017

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Myrtle rust update – Thursday 25 May 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Myrtle rust update – Thursday 25 May 2017 Date: 25 May 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 8940328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The number of properties infected with myrtle rust nationally stands at 20. The affected properties are a mix of […]

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A waterfall of funding to destroy rivers, and a drop in the bucket to clean them up

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on A waterfall of funding to destroy rivers, and a drop in the bucket to clean them up

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: A waterfall of funding to destroy rivers, and a drop in the bucket to clean them up Catherine Delahunty MP on Thursday, May 25, 2017 – 16:50 National’s Budget has delivered a waterfall of funding to destroy rivers, but only a drop in the bucket […]

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Traffic signals up and running soon at SH14/Hospital Rd intersection

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland and Northland, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Traffic signals up and running soon at SH14/Hospital Rd intersection

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Traffic signals up and running soon at SH14/Hospital Rd intersection New traffic signals will be up and running soon at the intersection of State Highway 14 and Hospital Road in Whangarei as part of improvements to safety and traffic movements. The NZ Transport Agency […]

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Innovation Excellence

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Culture, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Sport, Sports New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Innovation Excellence

MIL OSI – Source: Sports New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Innovation Excellence Back Innovation Excellence 25 May 2017 We’re looking forward to celebrating the New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards in Auckland next Monday 29 May. Our final award category is Innovation Excellence The purpose of the Innovation Excellence Award is to promote and […]

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Massey staff made ONZM

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey staff made ONZM

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Massey staff made ONZM Dr Wood and Professor Jahnke with Govenor General Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy Massey staff were amoung those honoured at Government House in Wellington this week by Govenor General Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy. Professor of Māori Visual Arts, Bob Jahnke […]

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Geographer honoured for farm and forestry research

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Geographer honoured for farm and forestry research

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Geographer honoured for farm and forestry research The study of this country’s farming and forestry industries, and of the development of geography as a university subject in New Zealand, are themes at the heart of more than 30 years of academic work that earned geographer […]

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NZLS gives guidance on declarations at practising certificate renewal

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand Law Society, Press Release  /  No Comments

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Law Society – Press Release/Statement Headline: NZLS gives guidance on declarations at practising certificate renewal The New Zealand Law Society has provided guidance on the declaration which all lawyers are required to make when renewing their practising certificate each year. The renewal process for the next practising year, which […]

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Legal practising fees and levies approved

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand Law Society, Press Release  /  No Comments

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Law Society – Press Release/Statement Headline: Legal practising fees and levies approved The Minister of Justice has approved the fees and levies payable by anyone who practises law in the year to 30 June 2018. There will be a reduction in the amount which lawyers pay for regulation of […]

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