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Tauranga 101 Year Old Kept German Battleship in Check

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Tauranga 101 Year Old Kept German Battleship in Check

Source: New Zealand Defence Force20 December 2018 Tauranga man Peter Densem, who is now 101, might not have sunk the Tirpitz, but he is proud of his four bombing missions that helped contain the German battleship in Norway. As a young Royal Navy Lieutenant in the Fleet Air Arm, Mr Densem was an observer and […]

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Christmas Packages for NZDF Troops

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Christmas Packages for NZDF Troops

Source: New Zealand Defence Force19 December 2018 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) servicemen and women serving overseas are counting the days until they open Christmas packages sent by the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association (RSA). The packages, which contain Kiwi treats and Christmas cards written by students from Mount Cook Primary School and […]

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HMNZS Canterbury at Heightened Readiness For Cyclone Season

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on HMNZS Canterbury at Heightened Readiness For Cyclone Season

Source: New Zealand Defence Force18 December 2018 While other Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) ships and crew are able to ease down for Christmas, it’s the opposite case for the RNZN, New Zealand Army and Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) personnel aboard multi-role vessel HMNZS Canterbury. They have spent the past two weeks preparing […]

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No Christmas Bulge for Navy Chef

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on No Christmas Bulge for Navy Chef

Source: New Zealand Defence Force14 December 2018 A Hamilton chef with a fondness for fried food has credited his new Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) career for getting control of his expanding waistline. Ordinary Chef Sharfuddin Shaik, 37, was one of 98 new RNZN recruits who started training at Devonport Naval Base on 12 August. […]

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Ratana Speech 2019

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Ratana Speech 2019

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Ratana Speech 2019Ratana, 24 January 2019 [CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY] Kia ora tatou. Thank you for the invitation to be here. It is a great privilege to be welcomed to Ratana again. Let me acknowledge the leadership of Tumuaki Harerangi Meihana, those of you who have already addressed the Government from […]

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Domain tree succumbs to Dutch elm disease

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Domain tree succumbs to Dutch elm disease

Source: Auckland Council Dutch elm disease has been confirmed on a large Huntingdon elm tree in the Auckland Domain, located near the band rotunda. The fungal disease can spread quickly through a tree and is almost always fatal. Under the Biosecurity Act 1993, it is classified as an unwanted organism and infected trees must always […]

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Novel tech set to test limits

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Novel tech set to test limits

Source: Auckland University of Technology 24 Jan, 2019 Complete a university degree or take the plunge as an entrepreneur? AUT engineering alumnus and Avice co-founder Parn Jones discovered it doesn’t have to be one or the other. Less than two years after Parn completed his Master of Engineering degree, his start-up has released its first […]

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All set for Year of the Pig in Howick

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on All set for Year of the Pig in Howick

Source: Auckland Council The Year of the Pig is set to dawn and Auckland’s Chinese community is busily organising celebrations across the city. In the Howick Local Board area, there are two events, the first on 10 February at the Botany Town Centre and the second on 11 February at the Pakuranga Plaza, both from […]

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Providing a career kick-start

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Providing a career kick-start

Source: Auckland University of Technology 24 Jan, 2019 From Vodafone New Zealand to Idea Lab in San Diego, more than 3,300 organisations have provided 7,000 students with vital work experience as part of AUT’s Business Co-operative Education programme. In their final year of study, AUT business and economics students spend eight weeks with an employer, […]

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Dog owners warned of serious risk posed by karaka berries

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Dog owners warned of serious risk posed by karaka berries

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Council is warning dog owners about the risk of berries from karaka trees. The berries are highly toxic to dogs and consumption can be fatal. Karaka trees are native to New Zealand and are abundant in public places throughout Auckland including parks and reserves, private properties and street plantings. The trees […]

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Making sure NZ’s import facilities can manage biosecurity risks

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Making sure NZ’s import facilities can manage biosecurity risks

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Making sure NZ’s import facilities can manage biosecurity risksThe Coalition Government is taking action to ensure a key part of New Zealand’s biosecurity infrastructure is up to standard, Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor announced today. “I’ve asked Biosecurity New Zealand to take a fresh look at the facilities where containers of […]

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Ministry of Youth Development fund opening

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Communities, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Communities, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Youth Development fund opening

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Communities The Ministry of Youth Development are set to open two new funding streams: Youth Development and Youth Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.  The Youth Development funding stream supports the wellbeing of young people by funding holistic programmes and services that emphasise identity, belonging, connectedness and the strengths of young […]

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Andrew Little speech to United Nations Human Rights Council for the third Universal Periodic Review

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Andrew Little speech to United Nations Human Rights Council for the third Universal Periodic Review

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Andrew Little speech to United Nations Human Rights Council for the third Universal Periodic ReviewDelivered at the United Nations at Geneva, 21 January 2019 at 9.00am local time and 9.00pm New Zealand time E ngā mana, E ngā reo, E ngā karangatanga maha, Tēnā koutou. I have spoken these words […]

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Shellfish biotoxin alert – Bay of Plenty and Waikato region

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, KB, KB, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Shellfish biotoxin alert – Bay of Plenty and Waikato region

Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 23 Jan 2019 Media contact: MPI media team The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from the Bay of Plenty/Waikato region from Te Ororoa Point, just north of Tairua, down to Bowentown […]

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Seeking facilities manager in the heart of Hobsonville Point

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Seeking facilities manager in the heart of Hobsonville Point

Source: Auckland Council Upper Harbour Local Board is inviting expressions of interest from community organisations to manage and provide services from the Headquarters building (214 Buckley Avenue) and the Sunderland Lounge (Marine Parade) at Hobsonville Point. Auckland Council’s community centres aim to provide opportunities for social interaction, arts and recreation, events, learning programmes and interest-based […]

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New Zealand Registered Architects Board appointments announced

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Registered Architects Board appointments announced

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: New Zealand Registered Architects Board appointments announcedThe New Zealand Registered Architects Board appointments, Chair and Deputy Chair have been announced by Building and Construction Minister Jenny Salesa today. Gina Jones has been appointed as Chair and Marc Woodbury as Deputy Chair of the Board. Warwick Bell has stepped down as […]

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Improvements to Kelmarna Gardens will welcome visitors

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Improvements to Kelmarna Gardens will welcome visitors

Source: Auckland Council Ponsonby’s Kelmarna Gardens has recently completed improvements to their entranceway thanks to financial support from Waitematā Local Board. New bike parking and wheel stops have been installed along with curved seating designed by Carl Pickens Landscape Architect. Surrounding gardens have been shaped and edged, the driveway smoothed and a circular garden space […]

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Wage rises helping Kiwis cover the cost of living

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Wage rises helping Kiwis cover the cost of living

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Wage rises helping Kiwis cover the cost of livingFigures out today show wages continue to rise faster than the cost of living, Acting Finance Minister David Clark says. Statistics NZ said today that Consumers Price Index (CPI) inflation was just 0.1% over the final three months of 2018 as food […]

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Improved facilities coming for coastal Beach Haven

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Improved facilities coming for coastal Beach Haven

Source: Auckland Council A number of improvements are set to get underway at Beach Haven’s beach and adjoining park space, including the relocation of Frank Larking’s beloved rowboat from the beach onto Larking’s Landing where it will be restored and repurposed as an interactive play feature for children. The old boat is set to be […]

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Minister of Defence departs for Middle East and South Sudan

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Minister of Defence departs for Middle East and South Sudan

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Minister of Defence departs for Middle East and South SudanMinister of Defence Ron Mark has departed for the Middle East and Africa.  While overseas the Minister of Defence will visit NZDF personnel deployed to the Multinational Force and Observers mission on the Sinai Peninsula, the United Nations Truce Supervisory Organisation […]

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