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We need to talk about the actual threats to academic freedom on Australian campuses

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on We need to talk about the actual threats to academic freedom on Australian campuses

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Miriam Bankovsky, Senior Lecturer in Politics, La Trobe University Last week, the Institute for Public Affairs (IPA) published their third annual Free Speech on Campus Audit. It found all but one Australian university (the University of New England) stifles diversity of ideas and academic freedom. The problem […]

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Mortality 2016 data tables (provisional)

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Mortality 2016 data tables (provisional)

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health These tables contain provisional information on the underlying causes of all deaths registered in New Zealand in 2016. A ‘Quick facts’ section also includes information on rates of death by ethnicity and selected causes of mortality. Most information is broken down by age, sex, ethnicity, district health board and […]

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December graduation for 1800 Canterbury students

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on December graduation for 1800 Canterbury students

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 17 December 2018 About 1800 students will graduate from the University of Canterbury this week, with over 1500 graduating in person at four official ceremonies held at the Horncastle Arena in Addington, in what may be the last UC graduation ceremonies held at the arena. […]

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Auckland is the place to be this New Year’s Eve

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, DJF, Events Economic Development, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Auckland is the place to be this New Year’s Eve

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Auckland will be the first major city in the world to welcome in 2019, and is planning a visual and entertainment extravaganza to light up Auckland’s cityscape this New Year’s Eve. For the first time, Vector Lights on Auckland Harbour Bridge will join the celebrations with a […]

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New Zealand Tertiary Sector – December graduation for 1800 Canterbury students

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Tertiary Sector – December graduation for 1800 Canterbury students

Source: University of Canterbury About 1800 students will graduate from the University of Canterbury this week, with over 1500 graduating in person at four official ceremonies held at the Horncastle Arena in Addington, in what may be the last UC graduation ceremonies held at the arena. More than 1530 graduands will be receiving their degrees, diplomas […]

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New Zealand Health Sector – Hāpai Te Hauora applauds ‘significant step’ towards reducing drug-related harm by Government

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Health Sector – Hāpai Te Hauora applauds ‘significant step’ towards reducing drug-related harm by Government

Source: Hapai Te Hauora This morning Health Minister Dr David Clark and Police Minister Stuart Nash announced a range of measures to tackle the synthetics crisis which has seen appalling harm across our communities, with a particularly serious impact on Māori.The measures include major amendments to the Misuse of Drugs Act, a new $8.6 million […]

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Staff suffer to win the “Suffer” Half Ironman

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, feature, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Staff suffer to win the “Suffer” Half Ironman

Source: Massey University From left: Professor Andy Martin, Associate Professor Paul Plieger and Associate Professor Mark Waterland won the “Suffer” Half Ironman, held in Rotorua last weekend. The coveted “Suffer” Half Ironman trophy. A team comprising three Massey University staff won the iconic “Suffer” Half Ironman, starting and finishing at the Blue Lake in Rotorua […]

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More mirage than good management, MYEFO fails to hit its own targets

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on More mirage than good management, MYEFO fails to hit its own targets

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Danielle Wood, Program Director, Budget Policy and Institutional Reform, Grattan Institute The Morrison government wants next year’s election to be about economic management. So understandably, it’s using the improved bottom line in the Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) to talk up its economic credentials. But […]

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Christmas celebrations at Christchurch complexes

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Christmas celebrations at Christchurch complexes

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Residents at Barbadoes St and Eveleyn Couzins were treated to festive lunches recently. Residents at our Barbadoes St complex in central Christchurch enjoyed a Christmas barbecue hosted by the local Area Manager and Tenancy Manager. The following day, tenants at Eveleyn Couzins in Richmond tucked into ham, new potatoes and […]

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Students Celebrate Success During Regional Graduation Week

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology 1  /  Comments Off on Students Celebrate Success During Regional Graduation Week

Source: Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology More than 1800 students from Toi Ohomai graduated across the Bay of Plenty region from Monday, 10 December to Friday, 14 December 2018. The students’ achievements were celebrated in eight ceremonies throughout our five locations, joining more than 5600 students who completed qualifications at the Institute in 2018. “It […]

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More mirage than good management, MYEFO fails to meet its own targets

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on More mirage than good management, MYEFO fails to meet its own targets

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Danielle Wood, Program Director, Budget Policy and Institutional Reform, Grattan Institute The Morrison government wants next year’s election to be about economic management. So understandably, it’s using the improved bottom line in the Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) to talk up its economic credentials. But […]

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Government should adopt school equity legislation

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government should adopt school equity legislation

Source: National Party National MP for East Coast Bays Erica Stanford is calling on Education Minister Chris Hipkins to work with National and revive her Member’s Bill to replace the decile system with a fairer school funding model. “My Education (Social Investment Funding and Abolition of Decile System) Amendment Bill would have brought an equity […]

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EIT Year 13 scholarships attracting increased enrolments for 2019

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Annah Cherry, DJF, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldiers’ War Memorial Hospital, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Nursing and Health Professions, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on EIT Year 13 scholarships attracting increased enrolments for 2019

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 9 mins ago Annah Cherry outside Hawke’s Bay hospital where she starts work in January as a graduate junior nurse. Having an EIT Year 13 scholarship helped Annah keep her loan down. Annah Cherry starts work as a graduate junior nurse in the acute medical ward – A1 […]

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Scholarships for top honours students

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, General News, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Scholarships for top honours students

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti Home News Scholarships for top honours students 12 mins ago Caption – from left: Toihoukura Associate  Professor Steve Gibbs with Dr Jack Richards and honours student Catherine August, Kaaterina Kerekere, Melanie Tangaere-Baldwin and Melanie Tahata at Tairawhiti Museum. Gisborne-based arts patron Dr Jack Richards continued his support of […]

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Curious Kids: how do people know what the weather will be?

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Curious Kids: how do people know what the weather will be?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Adam Morgan, Senior Meteorologist, Australian Bureau of Meteorology This is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions they’d like an expert to answer. All questions are welcome – serious, weird or wacky! You might also like […]

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Morrison’s decision to recognise West Jerusalem the latest bad move in a mess of his own making

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Morrison’s decision to recognise West Jerusalem the latest bad move in a mess of his own making

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Tony Walker, Adjunct Professor, School of Communications, La Trobe University Prime Minister Scott Morrison will have learned a valuable foreign policy lesson in the past day or so as it relates to the Holy Land. As ye sow, so shall ye reap (Galatians 6:7). When Morrison allowed […]

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New Internship to Grow Highly-Skilled Scientists

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology 1  /  Comments Off on New Internship to Grow Highly-Skilled Scientists

Source: Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Seven Toi Ohomai students are undertaking internships at Scion, a New Zealand Crown Research Institute, this summer in a new initiative created to develop highly-skilled scientists. The internship programme was launched this year as a result of a Scion Toi Ohomai partnership agreement, which aims to build strong links […]

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Changes I want to make

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Changes I want to make

Source: Ministry for Children Changes I want to make | Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children In the last of a three-part series, Lakiesha Cummings shares her journey from being in care to studying to be a social worker.   Published on14 Dec 2018 CategoryGeneral My plan for the futureI recently finished my course in mental health and […]

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