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We have one year to create the largest ever protected area on Earth

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on We have one year to create the largest ever protected area on Earth

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: We have one year to create the largest ever protected area on Earth In the words of David Attenborough, “Our planet is a blue planet”. With over 70% of our world covered by water, our oceans can be seen from across the solar system. […]

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Annabel Langbein’s passion for sustainable living

By   /  October 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Annabel Langbein’s passion for sustainable living

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: Annabel Langbein’s passion for sustainable living © Provided by Bauer Media Pty LtdAnnabel Langbein’s passion for sustainable living It was after a life-changing event that Annabel Langbein decided she wanted to make a difference. At age 26, after a catastrophic horse accident that left her badly injured, […]

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Smith pays tribute to Passchendaele soldiers

By   /  October 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Smith pays tribute to Passchendaele soldiers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Smith pays tribute to Passchendaele soldiers Government Minister Dr Nick Smith has paid tribute to the New Zealand servicemen who fought in the Battle of Passchendaele a century ago at commemorations today in Belgium. “The 12th of October 1917 at Passchendaele was the worst loss […]

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Consumerism or citizenship

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Consumerism or citizenship

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Consumerism or citizenship Life as a consumer is very different to what we’re told. We’re told it’s easy, it’s effortless. That life flows better with Visa. We’re sold an image of smash avo on toast; of beautiful, thin, white women laughing at salads; of […]

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From Southland to the South Pole

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on From Southland to the South Pole

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: From Southland to the South Pole Antarctica New Zealand general manager for Antarctic operations Simon Trotter is in charge of the logistics of bringing up to 400 scientists and crew to Scott Base every summer. He says having grown up in Fiordland ignited a lifelong passion for […]

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Southwest Pacific Tropical Cyclone Outlook update October 2017

By   /  October 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Southwest Pacific Tropical Cyclone Outlook update October 2017

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Southwest Pacific Tropical Cyclone Outlook update October 2017 Southwest Pacific Tropical Cyclone Outlook: Near-normal season expected, but with increased activity west, reduced activity east. Forecasters say about eight to 10 named tropical cyclones are expected to form in […]

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Government congratulates industry for action on plastic bags

By   /  October 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Scott Simpson  /  Comments Off on Government congratulates industry for action on plastic bags

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government congratulates industry for action on plastic bags Associate Environment Minister Scott Simpson has congratulated Countdown and New World supermarkets for taking an industry-led response to combat the usage of single-use plastic bags. Countdown recently announced that single-use plastic carrier bags will be phased out […]

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Northern Corridor decision released

By   /  October 9, 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 Northern Corridor decision released

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Northern Corridor decision released ​9 October 2017 An independent board of inquiry appointed to consider an application by the New Zealand Transport Agency, has given its approval to the Auckland-based Northern Corridor Improvements proposal, part of the Government’s accelerated programme of works. The approval […]

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Newsroom

By   /  October 6, 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 Newsroom

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Newsroom ​6 October 2017 The Ministry for the Environment wishes to correct a statement made on the Newsroom website today. The Newsroom item stated that the Ministry is reviewing the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).  That claim was reportedly based on comments from Sir Peter […]

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Antarctic Air Day

By   /  October 4, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Antarctic Air Day

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: Antarctic Air Day Step on board Antarctic aircraft before they head to the ice for the summer season. Meet the crews and check out a US Air Force C17, a RNZAF C130 Hercules, a historic Beaver and more. Learn about the people who work in Antarctica and […]

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Latest Notifiable Disease Report

By   /  October 3, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, ESR, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Latest Notifiable Disease Report

MIL OSI – Source: ESR – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Latest Notifiable Disease Report The annual notifiable disease report for 2016 was prepared as part of a Ministry of Health contract for scientific services and is produced with the continued support of staff in the public health services in New Zealand who provide data from their […]

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Investigating the reliability of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

By   /  October 2, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, ESR, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Investigating the reliability of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

MIL OSI – Source: ESR – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Investigating the reliability of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Bloodstain pattern analysis (BPA) is a tool used by ESR’s forensic scientists to help reconstruct violent crimes. One of our science leaders and world renowned experts on BPA – Michael Taylor – has been investigating the reliability of BPA […]

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OPINION: Older persons key players in global development agenda – Shamshad Akhtar

By   /  October 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Economics, Editor's Picks, Environment, Evening Report, Geopolitics, Global, Global Warming, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Region, Pacific,, Sustainability, UNESCAP  /  Comments Off on OPINION: Older persons key players in global development agenda – Shamshad Akhtar

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Pacific islands Forum Countries. Image source: Forumsec.org. OPINION: Older persons key players in global development agenda By Shamshad Akhtar As the proportion of the older persons across the Asia-Pacific region increases exponentially, we must seek out new and innovative approaches to turn this demographic trend into an opportunity to be harnessed […]

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Leopard seal pup’s lungs were failing, CT scan shows

By   /  September 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Leopard seal pup’s lungs were failing, CT scan shows

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Leopard seal pup’s lungs were failing, CT scan shows A leopard seal pup born off St Kilda beach, Dunedin, on Tuesday has been found to have only had 10 per cent of normal lung capacity. The pup was […]

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ECan chairman David Bedford retires

By   /  September 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on ECan chairman David Bedford retires

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: ECan chairman David Bedford retires Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith has today paid tribute to the service given by David Bedford as a commissioner, appointed councillor and chair of Environment Canterbury during the past seven years. “Mr Bedford, who was appointed an ECan commissioner in […]

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Read the Hazardous Substances Update September 2017

By   /  September 29, 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 September 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Read the Hazardous Substances Update September 2017 Labelling Notice and Hazardous Property Controls Notice now publishedOur final two EPA Notices have been issued by the EPA Board. The Labelling Notice and the Hazardous Property Controls (HPC) Notice are now published under the heading EPA […]

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Antarctic sea ice levels hit record low, but experts are not sure why

By   /  September 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Antarctic sea ice levels hit record low, but experts are not sure why

MIL OSI – Sea ice levels in Antarctica dropped to a record low this year, but experts say there is not a clear link to climate change. More than 60 meteorologists and scientists from around the world are holding a week-long meeting in Hobart, Tasmania, to better understand sea ice changes on the frozen continent. […]

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EQC continues its success in helping Edgecumbe

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on EQC continues its success in helping Edgecumbe

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EQC continues its success in helping Edgecumbe The Earthquake Commission has cleared silt and debris for 251 properties in Edgecumbe which is 92 per cent of all claims it received following the April 2017 flood.  General Manager Customer and Claims, Trish Keith, says […]

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Why (and how) cheaper solar power, batteries, electric and autonomous vehicles are going to change our world over the next 5 years

By   /  September 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Climate Change, Environment, Gareth Renowden, Hot Topic, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Region, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Why (and how) cheaper solar power, batteries, electric and autonomous vehicles are going to change our world over the next 5 years

MIL OSI – MIL OSI – Source: Hot Topic – By Gareth Renowden – Analysis published with permission of Hot-Topic.co.nz Headline: Why (and how) cheaper solar power, batteries, electric and autonomous vehicles are going to change our world over the next 5 years [embedded content] This will be the best hour you’ll spend in front […]

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Soft plastics recycling scheme for Nelson

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Soft plastics recycling scheme for Nelson

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Soft plastics recycling scheme for Nelson The roll-out of a soft plastics recycling scheme in Nelson today means New World, Countdown and Pak’nSave supermarkets in the South Island will offer the service, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says. “The Love NZ Soft Plastics Recycling Programme […]

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