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Bill to improve workplace gender equality drawn

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Bill to improve workplace gender equality drawn

Source: National Party – Headline: Bill to improve workplace gender equality drawn A Private Members’ Bill by National Party Maungakiekie MP Denise Lee to help achieve pay equity in female-dominated occupations has been drawn from the ballot this afternoon and will be debated in Parliament. “This bill is a significant step towards closing the gender […]

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Draft IHS for importing fresh Citrus species for human consumption

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Draft IHS for importing fresh Citrus species for human consumption

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Draft IHS for importing fresh Citrus species for human consumption Have your say From 22 February 2018 to 24 March 2018 the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) invites comment on proposed changes to the Import Health Standard for Fresh Citrus spp. for Human […]

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Police make arrest following Ahipara incident

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  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 make arrest following Ahipara incident

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Police make arrest following Ahipara incident Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Police make arrest following Ahipara incident Location: Northland Please attribute to Detective Sergeant Mark Dalzell, Kaitaia Police Northland Police have today arrested a man without incident in connection to a firearms incident in Ahipara on Monday. At this […]

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New Zealand Airline Sector: Auckland Airport welcomes new non-stop flight to Taipei

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Airline Sector: Auckland Airport welcomes new non-stop flight to Taipei

Source: Auckland Airport Ltd Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement by Air New Zealand that it will launch a direct service to Taipei, Taiwan. From November 2018 Air New Zealand will commence three flights per week from Auckland to Taipei with a Boeing 789 aircraft. Scott Tasker, Auckland Airport’s general manager aeronautical commercial says the […]

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Women not fooled by National Party’s zombie pay bill ploy

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, CTU, Uncategorized, Unions  /  Comments Off on Women not fooled by National Party’s zombie pay bill ploy

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: Women not fooled by National Party’s zombie pay bill ploy Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said today that the National Party was not fooling any women with the return of its intentionally flawed Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill through […]

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What the heck is Sam Neill doing?

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on What the heck is Sam Neill doing?

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: What the heck is Sam Neill doing? They’re from a new Greenpeace film made with Neill, the Jurassic Park and Hunt for the Wilderpeople star. View the full two minute video here. The New Zealand actor who’s about to appear in a new film Peter Rabbit, made the video to […]

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Message from Chief Executive Sid Miller

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Message from Chief Executive Sid Miller

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Message from Chief Executive Sid Miller 22 Feb 2018 The thoughts of EQC’s Board, management and staff are once again with the people of Canterbury as we recognise the seventh anniversary of the devastating 6.3 magnitude earthquake that forever changed the region. The impact of the […]

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Congratulations to Zoi Sadowski-Synnott on NZ’s second ever Winter Olympic medal

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Congratulations to Zoi Sadowski-Synnott on NZ’s second ever Winter Olympic medal

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Congratulations to Zoi Sadowski-Synnott on NZ’s second ever Winter Olympic medalSport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson congratulates snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott on winning the bronze medal in the Women’s Big Air at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea today. “It was such a thrill to watch Zoi win New Zealand’s […]

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Gas leak – Omahu Road and SH50A

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  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 Gas leak – Omahu Road and SH50A

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Gas leak – Omahu Road and SH50A Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Gas leak – Omahu Road and SH50A Police are advising that the roundabout at the intersection of Omahu Road and SH50A (the Hawkes Bay Expressway) is blocked while contractors deal with a gas leak.  There is only one […]

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Police investigating robbery in Huntly

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  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 investigating robbery in Huntly

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Police investigating robbery in Huntly Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Police investigating robbery in Huntly Location: Waikato Please attribute to Detective Mike Kaukau: Police are investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred in Huntly on Tuesday 20 February. Around 2:50pm, four armed offenders entered a superette on Hakanoa Street, making […]

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Major works to improve road surface on south side of State Highway 3 Mt Messenger

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, Central North Island, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Major works to improve road surface on south side of State Highway 3 Mt Messenger

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Major works to improve road surface on south side of State Highway 3 Mt Messenger Various sites over approximately 2.5 kilometres of State Highway 3 on Mt Messenger will have the existing road surface removed and a new asphalt surface applied.  Repairs will take […]

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Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis to benefit from Election Access Fund Bill

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  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 Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis to benefit from Election Access Fund Bill

Source: Green Party Headline: Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis to benefit from Election Access Fund Bill Green Party MP Chlöe Swarbrick is stoked that her Election Access Fund Bill was pulled from the Members’ Ballot today. If passed, the Bill will establish a new contestable fund to be overseen by the Electoral Commission. People with […]

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Man charged in relation to death of Zena Campbell

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  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 Man charged in relation to death of Zena Campbell

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Man charged in relation to death of Zena Campbell Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Man charged in relation to death of Zena Campbell Location: Wellington Wellington Police have arrested and charged a 30-year-old Lower Hutt man with murder in relation to the death of Zenith Campbell (who preferred to […]

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Police Rainbow Pride Car to attend Wellington’s “Out in the Park” this weekend

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  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 Rainbow Pride Car to attend Wellington’s “Out in the Park” this weekend

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Police Rainbow Pride Car to attend Wellington’s “Out in the Park” this weekend Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Police Rainbow Pride Car to attend Wellington’s “Out in the Park” this weekend Location: Wellington New Zealand Police’s Rainbow car will travel south to star at Wellington’s Pride Festival event “Out […]

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More education ideology from Labour

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on More education ideology from Labour

Source: National Party – Headline: More education ideology from Labour Labour’s ideological opposition to privately delivered services has reared its ugly head with the removal of a clause in the Education (Tertiary Education and Other Matters) Amendment Bill that treats public and private providers of tertiary education equally, National’s Tertiary Education spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. […]

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Auckland’s largest cultural festival by the numbers Countdown to 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival, 1-4 March, Auckland Domain   SUMMARY The 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival runs from Thursday, 1 – Sunday, 4 March at the Auckland Domain.   Thursday is Lantern Appreciation Night, without foods, stalls, performances or amusements, and tends to attract s… Published 22 FEB 2018

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Auckland’s largest cultural festival by the numbers Countdown to 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival, 1-4 March, Auckland Domain   SUMMARY The 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival runs from Thursday, 1 – Sunday, 4 March at the Auckland Domain.   Thursday is Lantern Appreciation Night, without foods, stalls, performances or amusements, and tends to attract s… Published 22 FEB 2018

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Headline: Auckland’s largest cultural festival by the numbers Countdown to 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival, 1-4 March, Auckland Domain   SUMMARY The 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival runs from Thursday, 1 – Sunday, 4 March at the Auckland Domain.   Thursday is Lantern Appreciation Night, without foods, stalls, performances […]

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TPPA-11: US and Canada to drop ISDS from NAFTA. New Zealand should insist on the same for TPPA-11

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on TPPA-11: US and Canada to drop ISDS from NAFTA. New Zealand should insist on the same for TPPA-11

Source: Professor Jane Kelsey Canada and the US are set to agree on withdrawing the controversial investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the US, Canada and Mexico, according to reports from the US overnight.[1] ‘That would signal the death knell for its inclusion in future US deals, […]

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The launch of ‘Social Investment- A New Zealand Policy Experiment’

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on The launch of ‘Social Investment- A New Zealand Policy Experiment’

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: The launch of ‘Social Investment- A New Zealand Policy Experiment’  Fa’atalofa atu, malo e lelei, ia orana katou katoa   I want to acknowledge Jonathan Boston and Derek Gill and all the contributors – professors, economists, advisors, researchers, chief executives and even a former deputy prime minister! This book is […]

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Name release – Winchester crash, South Canterbury

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  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 – Winchester crash, South Canterbury

Source: New Zealand Police Headline: Name release – Winchester crash, South Canterbury Source: New Zealand Police – Headline: Name release – Winchester crash, South Canterbury Location: Canterbury The name of the person who died following a crash near Winchester this week can now be released by Police. He was 34-year-old Ricky James Foster of Temuka. […]

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Speech to the New Zealand Association of Immigration Professionals

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Speech to the New Zealand Association of Immigration Professionals

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Speech to the New Zealand Association of Immigration ProfessionalsIt’s a great pleasure to be here today talking to you for what is my first major immigration-related speech since I became Minister in October. I’m eager to have a collaborative and colleagial relationship with your Association and to meeting as many […]

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