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New Zealand Culture Sector – Pukeahu Hosts 69th Commemoration of Korean War

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Culture Sector – Pukeahu Hosts 69th Commemoration of Korean War

Source: MIL-OSI SubmissionsSource: NZHistory The public are invited to attend Tuesday’s (25 June) national commemoration to mark the 69th anniversary of the start of the Korean War being held in the Hall of Memories at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. Pukeahu, where New Zealanders reflect on this country’s sacrifice in times of war as well […]

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University to create 3D collection

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on University to create 3D collection

Source: Massey University Scans being used for teaching and learning activities. Massey University is to create a pubic collection of three-dimensional artefacts as part of the digital strategy that aims to deliver a first-class, digitally-enhanced learning experience for students. Massey University is to create a pubic collection of three-dimensional artefacts as part of the digital […]

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New Zealand Employment Sector – Economy steady but need to prepare for change

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Employment Sector – Economy steady but need to prepare for change

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: CTU “The GDP figures out this morning confirm that the economy is growing steadily and doing well compared to other OECD countries,” says Richard Wagstaff, President of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions. “It is good to see that business investment is tracking up from low points in the middle of […]

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Pacific Internet Cable – Hawaiki opens new subsea route to the US with direct access to LA

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Pacific Internet Cable – Hawaiki opens new subsea route to the US with direct access to LA

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP Carrier-neutral network broadened by new route to California + Ultra low-latency path between Sydney and Los Angeles + Seamless PoP to PoP connectivity between Sydney, Auckland, Hawaii and the US West coast AUCKLAND, New Zealand– June 20, 2019 – Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP today announced it has expanded its subsea network with […]

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New Zealand Farming Sector – Gun Control – Buy-back scheme must work for rural firearms owners – Federated Farmers

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Farming Sector – Gun Control – Buy-back scheme must work for rural firearms owners – Federated Farmers

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: Federated Farmers The firearms buy-back process for what are now prohibited semi-automatic firearms must work for rural firearms owners, Federated Farmers says. The process will require farmers to travel to collection points to hand over firearms and agree on the value of the surrendered firearm. A member survey showed that at least […]

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Household cleaning products leading cause of hospitalisations

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Household cleaning products leading cause of hospitalisations

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 20 June 2019 Under fives continue to have the highest rate of hospitalisations from hazardous substances, according to the Environmental Protection Authority’s latest annual hazardous substances monitoring report.  The HSNO Monitoring Report 2018 covers the period from 2006 to 2016, and includes data on hospitalisations and deaths from hazardous substances, aerial […]

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EPA declines application to import fungus

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on EPA declines application to import fungus

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 20 June 2019 We have declined an application to import and release a fungus intended to improve crop growth due to a potential for adverse environmental effects. The application to import and release the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus iranicum var. tenuihypharum was made by Symborg Business Development S.L.. Symborg sought to […]

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Economy steady but need to prepare for change

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, DJF, Employment Issues, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on Economy steady but need to prepare for change

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU “The GDP figures out this morning confirm that the economy is growing steadily and doing well compared to other OECD countries,” says Richard Wagstaff, President of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions. “It is good to see that business investment is tracking up from low points in […]

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Police seek information in relation to robbery

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Police seek information in relation to robbery

Source: New Zealand Police Attributable to Detective Senior Sergeant Martin Todd, O/C District CIB Crime Squad Wellington Police are seeking help from the public to identify the man (pictured) who robbed a taxi driver at knife point on Friday 14 June. The offender was a passenger picked up from outside Westfield Queensgate Mall, Lower Hutt […]

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Enabling works start for Innovation Complex

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Enabling works start for Innovation Complex

Source: Massey University Aerial view of Auckland campus Massey University’s Innovation Complex is a step closer, with enabling works at the Auckland campus in preparation for construction starting next month. From Saturday, some visitor and student parking spaces will be removed from the front of the Quad A and Atrium buildings. It will also see […]

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Collection events open soon for banned firearms

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Collection events open soon for banned firearms

Source: New Zealand Police Police want people with prohibited firearms to hand them in during the amnesty and buy-back period at collection events as part of new legislation amending firearms laws. The first firearms collection event will be held at Addington Raceway in Christchurch on Saturday 13 July. “We appreciate people have been patient as […]

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New appointments to TEC’s Board of Commissioners

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Commission  /  Comments Off on New appointments to TEC’s Board of Commissioners

Source: Tertiary Education Commission Last updated 20 June 2019Last updated 20 June 2019 Education Minister Chris Hipkins has appointed two new commissioners to the TEC Board, both for three-year terms.Education Minister Chris Hipkins has appointed two new commissioners to the TEC Board, both for three-year terms. Nigel Gould, TEC Board Chair, welcomes the news that […]

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Money to ensure voters can enrol to vote on Election Day will strengthen democracy: Greens

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Money to ensure voters can enrol to vote on Election Day will strengthen democracy: Greens

Source: Green Party Budget spending to ensure New Zealanders can enrol to vote on Election Day will strengthen democracy in Aotearoa, Green Party Electoral Issues spokesperson Golriz Ghahraman said today. “We’ve seen overseas, particularly in places likes the United States, where voting is discouraged in an effort to maintain the status quo. “Here in New […]

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Strengthening New Zealanders’ voting rights

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Strengthening New Zealanders’ voting rights

Source: New Zealand Government New Zealand’s democracy is to be enhanced, with voters gaining the right to enrol on election day at next year’s general election and allowing ballot boxes to be placed in supermarkets and malls to make it easier for people to vote, Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced. “New Zealanders deserve to […]

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In the minds of family violence offenders

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on In the minds of family violence offenders

Source: University of Waikato A University of Waikato PhD student is on a mission to discover the psychology of the perpetrators of family violence. Apriel Jolliffe Simpson has been awarded a William Georgetti Scholarship from Universities New Zealand to assist her doctoral research, studying the records of 2000 people who have a record of family […]

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New Zealand Social Sector – Borrowers’ pain demands “ambulance at top of cliff” – Ngā Tangata Microfinance

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Social Sector – Borrowers’ pain demands “ambulance at top of cliff” – Ngā Tangata Microfinance

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: Child Poverty Action Group As submissions closed last Friday on the Credit Contracts Amendment Bill, the clarion call from Ngā Tangata Microfinance, FinCap , budgeting services and poverty-focussed agencies throughout the country was unanimous: an interest rate cap must be a priority. An interest rate cap is fundamental for protecting low income borrowers from being […]

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Victoria Street Linear Park one step closer

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Victoria Street Linear Park one step closer

Source: Auckland Council The Victoria Street Linear Park is one step closer with the awarding of the contract for the development of the business case. The contract has been awarded to Jacobs New Zealand Ltd who will also work on the conceptual design. The Linear Park will create a pedestrian-friendly link between Victoria Park and […]

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Davis confirms no target for Māori Prisons

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Davis confirms no target for Māori Prisons

Source: National Party Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis has said he doesn’t know what impact the Government’s latest flagship law and order policy will have, and there are no measures on whether it will be effective, National’s Corrections spokesperson David Bennett says. “Mr Davis confirmed this morning that he doesn’t know what impact the Government’s Māori […]

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Slowing economy shows the Govt has no plan

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Slowing economy shows the Govt has no plan

Source: National Party Today’s GDP figures show the economy is continuing to weaken under the Labour-led Government and is being driven almost entirely by population growth, National’s Finance spokesperson Amy Adams says. “Today’s GDP figures show the economy grew just 2.5 per cent in the past year compared with 4 per cent under National. “Growth […]

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Firearms buy-back scheme strikes fair balance

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Firearms buy-back scheme strikes fair balance

Source: New Zealand Government Licensed firearms owners will get fair compensation for weapons handed in during the six-month buy-back and amnesty, Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Police Minister Stuart Nash announced today.  The fund available for the buy-back and amnesty has also increased by $40 million through a contribution from ACC. The total set aside for the scheme […]

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