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Make eliminating child poverty New Zealand’s #1 priority

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Make eliminating child poverty New Zealand’s #1 priority

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Make eliminating child poverty New Zealand’s #1 priority 22 August 2017 Former Prime Minister Sir John Key, said as he was knighted for service to New Zealand, that the only regret he had from his ten years in office was not eliminating […]

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Read the Hazardous Substances Update August 2017

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Read the Hazardous Substances Update August 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Read the Hazardous Substances Update August 2017 Working Safer Reforms Update There’s lots happening with our reforms as we get ready for the regulatory changes coming into force this December.  EPA Notices update Thank you to everyone who has provided feedback on the consultations […]

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Cabbages and Kings.

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Cabbages and Kings.

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Cabbages and Kings. Frogs will rain from the sky, a blight will cross the land, and white walkers will travel south of the wall. All this will come to pass. Oh and cabbages might cost more. That’s the tenor of the response of Irrigation New […]

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Tongariro National Park Management Plan partial review hearings

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Tongariro National Park Management Plan partial review hearings

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Tongariro National Park Management Plan partial review hearings Date:  23 June 2017 The public was asked to get involved with the Tongariro National Park Management Plan (TNPMP) partial review and they have, with 53 submissions received and 19 submitters speaking to their submissions at the hearings […]

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Ground broken on new ag-science development

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Ground broken on new ag-science development

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ground broken on new ag-science development The start of a joint $200 million development between Lincoln University and AgResearch demonstrates a strong commitment to agricultural research and teaching in Canterbury, Tertiary Education Minister Paul Goldsmith says. “Today is a major milestone for agricultural science in […]

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Scam alert – Warning on fake invoices from Corporate Portal

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Consumer Affairs, Consumer Issues, New Zealand Government  /  Comments Off on Scam alert – Warning on fake invoices from Corporate Portal

MIL OSI – Source: Consumer Affairs – New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Scam alert – Warning on fake invoices from Corporate Portal Report invoice scams If you think you might have been targeted by invoice scams, report it to Netsafe(external link). Scammers pretending to be from the Companies Office are targeting small businesses with […]

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At home in Hiroshima – and speaking like a local

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, Press Release  /  Comments Off on At home in Hiroshima – and speaking like a local

MIL OSI – Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Headline: At home in Hiroshima – and speaking like a local Missing the auditions for NASDA (the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art at Ara) was a gift in disguise for Alexander ‘Zander’ Hay. He enrolled instead in a Certificate of Japanese at Ara and discovered […]

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New Decisions: Workplace Banter, Movie Trailers and More

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Advertising Standards Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Decisions: Workplace Banter, Movie Trailers and More

MIL OSI – Source: Advertising Standards Authority Headline: New Decisions: Workplace Banter, Movie Trailers and More The following decisions have been published on the ASA website: 17/045 Uber, Radio: Settled 17/047 Uber, Digital Marketing: No Grounds to Proceed 17/169 BBC (Bowen & Bach Flower Clinic), Digital Marketing: Settled 17/183 Mama Blossom Tonics, Digital Marketing: Settled […]

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Endangered kiwi – hit and run in Raurimu

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, compliancestory2017, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, kiwistory2017, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Endangered kiwi – hit and run in Raurimu

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Endangered kiwi – hit and run in Raurimu Date:  23 June 2017 “Watch out for endangered kiwis wobbling across roads at night”, pleads Tongariro district Kiwi Ranger, Jenny Hayward. “They look a bit like our predator possums but if you see a furry ball scurrying across […]

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Funding to look at geothermal opportunities

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Energy and Resources, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Funding to look at geothermal opportunities

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding to look at geothermal opportunities The Government will invest $150,000 in stimulating demand for geothermal heat resources in the Bay of Plenty region, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins announced today. “Geothermal energy is a global industry estimated […]

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Niger

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Niger

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Niger Reviewed: 22 August 2017, 12:05 NZST Still current at: 22 August 2017 There is extreme risk to your security in Niger outside the capital Niamey due to the threat of terrorism and kidnapping, the presence of armed militants and the unpredictable […]

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Trending topics – Housing

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Economy, Public Sector, Statistics New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Trending topics – Housing

MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Trending topics – Housing Supply of new homes Is there currently a house ‘building boom’? In the year ended June 2017, 30,453 new homes were consented across New Zealand. This is near levels last seen in early 2005, but is still well below the all-time […]

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Mountain runner conquers weeds

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, volunteerstory2017, waronweedsstory2017  /  Comments Off on Mountain runner conquers weeds

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Mountain runner conquers weeds Runner Jean Beaumont tackling weeds in Colonial Knob/Rangituhi Scenic ReserveImage: DOC  Porirua endurance-runner Jean Beaumont is no stranger to big challenges. 100-mile runs over mountain ranges are her bread and butter. Her next cross-country challenge will require an added task – […]

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Antarctic seal too far from home

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jul17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, sealstory2017  /  Comments Off on Antarctic seal too far from home

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Antarctic seal too far from home The unusual visitor was first observed by a resident of Waikawa Beach on Sunday 16 July. On Monday 17 July, marine mammal experts confirmed it was a crabeater seal (Lobodon carcinophagus) – very rarely seen around New Zealand. Most crabeater […]

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Saving our modern-day dinosaurs

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, frogsstory2017, jul17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, threatenedspeciesstory2017  /  Comments Off on Saving our modern-day dinosaurs

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Saving our modern-day dinosaurs Archey’s frogs are modern-day dinosaurs. Almost unchanged from its 150 million-year old fossilised relatives, these little battlers are among the world’s oldest frogs and in desperate need of help. And help is now on the way thanks to the Battle for […]

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New ‘Stop the Spread’ signs for Taupō

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jul17, marineprotectionstory2017, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New ‘Stop the Spread’ signs for Taupō

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: New ‘Stop the Spread’ signs for Taupō Protecting our waterways from introduced threats like weeds, algae and pest fish was identified as high priority for local agencies at a recent freshwater biosecurity meeting. The group, including the Waikato Regional Council, the Tuwharetoa Māori Trust Board, […]

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National Doubles new spending commitments in seven days

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on National Doubles new spending commitments in seven days

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: National Doubles new spending commitments in seven days National spends-up large…The National Party has more than doubled its new election spending in the space of just one week, according to the Taxpayers’ Union election costing Bribe-O-Meter. Since last Monday, the National Party has increased promised spending […]

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Car found in search for missing man David Fountain – rnzngin Fifth Estate

By   /  August 22, 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 Car found in search for missing man David Fountain – rnzngin Fifth Estate

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Police – Release/Statement Headline: Car found in search for missing man David Fountain – rnzngin Fifth Estate Source: New Zealand Police – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Car found in search for missing man David Fountain Tuesday, 22 August 2017 – 11:17am The car belonging to missing 42-year-old man David Fountain […]

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Funding to look at geothermal opportunitie

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Energy and Resources, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Funding to look at geothermal opportunitie

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding to look at geothermal opportunitie The Government will invest $150,000 in stimulating demand for geothermal heat resources in the Bay of Plenty region, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins announced today. “Geothermal energy is a global industry estimated […]

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Farming leaders pledge to clean up New Zealand rivers

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Farming leaders pledge to clean up New Zealand rivers

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Farming leaders pledge to clean up New Zealand rivers Labour welcomes a pledge by the Farmers Leaders Group to make New Zealand’s rivers swimmable for our children and grandchildren, says Labour’s Water spokesperson David Parker.   “The farmers’ leaders say they have come together for the first time […]

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