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Distress beacons save lives – two yacht rescues completed safely

By   /  November 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Maritime New Zealand, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Distress beacons save lives – two yacht rescues completed safely

Source: Maritime New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Distress beacons save lives – two yacht rescues completed safely Both solo-yachtsman whose vessels were badly damaged north of New Zealand at the weekend have been rescued successfully because they had distress beacons.Weather conditions had been bad, with winds up to 50 knots and five metre waves.Rescue […]

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Former Green MP Denise Roche selected to contest Waitematā Local Board by-election

By   /  November 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland Council, Byelection, City Vision, denise roche, Featured Post, Greens, Local Government Elections, News, Waitematā Local Board  /  Comments Off on Former Green MP Denise Roche selected to contest Waitematā Local Board by-election

MIL OSI – Source: City Vision – Release/Statement Headline: Former Green MP Denise Roche selected to contest Waitematā Local Board by-election City Vision Media Release – for immediate use Sunday 19 November 2017 Former Green MP Denise Roche selected to contest Waitematā Local Board by-election City Vision is pleased to announce that former Green MP Denise Roche […]

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Indonesian president recognises land rights of nine more indigenous groups

By   /  November 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Development, Evening Report, Forests, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indigenous forests, Indigenous rights, Indonesia, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports  /  Comments Off on Indonesian president recognises land rights of nine more indigenous groups

ANALYSIS: By Basten Gokkon in Jakarta The Indonesian government has relinquished control over nine tracts of forest to the indigenous communities that have lived there for generations, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo announced at a recent conference on land tenure in Jakarta. The move follows the government’s recognition last December of nine other communities’ rights to […]

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Recognising New Zealand children’s right to play

By   /  November 19, 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 Recognising New Zealand children’s right to play

Source: Sports New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Recognising New Zealand children’s right to play Back Recognising New Zealand children’s right to play 20 November 2017 Sport New Zealand has today released a new set of principles that recognise, and will be used to protect, the right of young New Zealanders to play. The release […]

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Strong leadership needed to drive COP Pacific climate goals, says Greenpeace

By   /  November 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, COP23, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Global, Human Rights, Indigenous, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Opinion, Pacific climate, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Real climate action, Reports, Talanoa, UNICEF  /  Comments Off on Strong leadership needed to drive COP Pacific climate goals, says Greenpeace

“Together, we must take action to protect our world” – Shalvi Shakshi’s inspirational climate story. Video: UNICEF Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Greenpeace has called for climate leadership to emerge from the Pacific COP, saying leaders must listen to the need for urgency and transform their energy and land-use systems. The Trump administration failed to stop […]

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Police appeal for sightings of missing Rotorua man

By   /  November 19, 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 Police appeal for sightings of missing Rotorua man

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Police appeal for sightings of missing Rotorua man Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Police appeal for sightings of missing Rotorua man Sunday, 19 November 2017 – 5:53pm Police are looking to locate 33-year-old Nigel Peterson who is missing in the Rotorua area. He was last seen at around 3pm on […]

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Fernhill crash – update

By   /  November 19, 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 Fernhill crash – update

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Fernhill crash – update Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Fernhill crash – update Sunday, 19 November 2017 – 3:19pm Police can now confirm that one person is dead following a crash on Swamp Road, Fernhill, Hastings, earlier today. The deceased man was the sole occupant of the car and […]

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Govt U-turn coming on international students

By   /  November 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Govt U-turn coming on international students

Source: National Party – Headline: Govt U-turn coming on international students National Party Tertiary Education Spokesperson Paul Goldsmith is welcoming the Government’s apparent U-turn on their policy to gut the international education industry by massively reducing the number of foreign students coming into New Zealand. “During the election campaign, Labour’s policy was clear – in […]

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Serious assault against Counties Manukau Police officer

By   /  November 19, 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 Serious assault against Counties Manukau Police officer

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Serious assault against Counties Manukau Police officer Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Serious assault against Counties Manukau Police officer Sunday, 19 November 2017 – 1:43pm Counties Manukau Police are investigating a serious assault against a police officer last night, which occurred while staff were dealing with disorder in Otahuhu. […]

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Serious crash in Fernhill, Hastings

By   /  November 19, 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 Serious crash in Fernhill, Hastings

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Serious crash in Fernhill, Hastings Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Serious crash in Fernhill, Hastings Sunday, 19 November 2017 – 12:16pm Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on Swamp Rd, Fernhill, Hastings. Early reports are that a single vehicle is involved. There are no details available on […]

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Wellington taxi driver injured in shooting

By   /  November 19, 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 Wellington taxi driver injured in shooting

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Wellington taxi driver injured in shooting Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Wellington taxi driver injured in shooting Sunday, 19 November 2017 – 11:51am An investigation has started after a taxi driver was shot in Wellington last night. The male driver was shot in the shoulder while he was in […]

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Beauty Pageants Are Not Child-Friendly

By   /  November 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Beauty Pageants Are Not Child-Friendly

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Beauty Pageants Are Not Child-Friendly Media Release 19 November 2017Family First NZ says that the protection of our children must come before the commercial exploitation of them, and are calling for proposed child beauty modelling competitions and pageants to be scrapped, and parents to boycott any […]

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Pedestrian dies near Pukekohe

By   /  November 19, 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 Pedestrian dies near Pukekohe

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Pedestrian dies near Pukekohe Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Pedestrian dies near Pukekohe Sunday, 19 November 2017 – 7:29am A 42-year-old man has died following an incident on SH2 at Mangatawhiri near Pokeno. Emergency services were called to the highway just after 2am. Indications are that he was struck […]

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SH2 Greytown

By   /  November 19, 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 SH2 Greytown

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: SH2 Greytown Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: SH2 Greytown SH2 in Greytown, Wairarapa is currently blocked between Church St and Papawai Rd. Traffic control is in place. A vehicle has collided with a power pole. There are no reports of injuries. ENDS Police Media Centre District: Wellington Description of […]

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Few incidents at New Zealand-Fiji match

By   /  November 18, 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 Few incidents at New Zealand-Fiji match

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Few incidents at New Zealand-Fiji match Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Few incidents at New Zealand-Fiji match Saturday, 18 November 2017 – 10:23pm Police are reporting few incidents of concern at tonight’s Rugby League World Cup 2017 quarter final between New Zealand and Fiji at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium. Wellington […]

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The 7th FUNtastic QRE Festival – Fantastic activities will bring joy to Wan Chai in two consecutive weekends

By   /  November 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on The 7th FUNtastic QRE Festival – Fantastic activities will bring joy to Wan Chai in two consecutive weekends

Source: Media Outreach Headline: The 7th FUNtastic QRE Festival – Fantastic activities will bring joy to Wan Chai in two consecutive weekends HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 18 November 2017 – The 7th FUNtastic QRE Festival (“the Festival”), organised byHopewell Holdings Limited, successfully kicked off today. The FUNtastic QREFestival 2017 is one of […]

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Second yacht rescue underway

By   /  November 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Maritime New Zealand, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Second yacht rescue underway

Source: Maritime New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Second yacht rescue underway A rescue operation is underway for a second yacht in distress north of New Zealand.The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) is in contact with a Norwegian yachtsman whose damaged yacht, Ilanga, is in 50 knot winds and very heavy seas.The yachtsman is […]

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No arrests at Tonga-Lebanon match

By   /  November 18, 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 No arrests at Tonga-Lebanon match

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: No arrests at Tonga-Lebanon match Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: No arrests at Tonga-Lebanon match Saturday, 18 November 2017 – 8:23pm Police have praised the crowd at this evening’s Rugby League World Cup 2017 quarter final between Tonga and Lebanon at Christchurch Stadium. Canterbury District Metro Area Commander Superintendent […]

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Tiny Timbulsloko fights back in face of Indonesia’s ‘ecological disaster’

By   /  November 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Climate, Climate Change, Climate Change Relocation, Climate research, Development, drones, Environment, Environmental activism, Environmental Journalism, Evening Report, farmers, Featured, Fishermen, Flooding, Indonesia, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, natural disasters, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reports, Semarang, Timbulsloko, Urban Planning  /  Comments Off on Tiny Timbulsloko fights back in face of Indonesia’s ‘ecological disaster’

Drone views of the village of Timbulsloko showing the scale of coastal erosion and sinking flatlands in an area that once used to to be rice fields on the edge of the Central Java city of Semarang. Mangroves are being rapidly re-established. Drone footage source: CoREM. Video: David Robie’s Café Pacific By David Robie in […]

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Person dies following Tatuanui crash, Waikato

By   /  November 18, 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 Person dies following Tatuanui crash, Waikato

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Person dies following Tatuanui crash, Waikato Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Person dies following Tatuanui crash, Waikato Saturday, 18 November 2017 – 6:18pm A woman has died following a two car crash on State Highway 27 near the Tatuanui roundabout, Waikato, at approximately 1:30pm today. The woman in her […]

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