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Accelerating the uptake of tech in the NZ economy is crucial

By   /  April 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AI Forum NZ, AM-NC, Ben Reid, Business, Christchurch, FifthEstate1, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Productivity Commission, tech  /  Comments Off on Accelerating the uptake of tech in the NZ economy is crucial

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – The Productivity Commission’s new inquiry into the impact of tech on the future of work in New Zealand is a valuable first step for government to be better informed about the effect of tech developments when making policy, the national artificial intelligence organisation, the AI Forum NZ, says. The commission released an […]

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Shock Cannabis Poll: Yes To Medicinal, No To Legalising

By   /  April 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Children and Wellbeing, Featured, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Shock Cannabis Poll: Yes To Medicinal, No To Legalising

Source: Family First Media Release 23 April 2019In a shock poll result, less than 20% (one in five) New Zealanders support legalisation of marijuana, but there is strong support for lifting restrictions for medical use (65%), according to an independent poll of 1,000 people by Curia Market Research. 7% support the law as it stands. […]

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Update on crash north of Tolaga Bay

By   /  April 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Update on crash north of Tolaga Bay

Source: New Zealand Police One person has died following a crash near Anaura Bay this morning. The crash occurred around 5.30am on SH35, near Waiau Road. No one else appears to have been injured in the crash. Police are still at the scene and the road will be closed for some time. Delays are likely […]

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Car on fire near Southwestern Motorway – Auckland

By   /  April 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Car on fire near Southwestern Motorway – Auckland

Source: New Zealand Police Emergency services are responding to reports of a car on fire near the Southwestern Motorway in Auckland. Nobody is in the car and it is unclear at this stage how the fire started. The car is reported to be just off the motorway, where State Highway 1 connects with State Highway […]

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Serious crash near Anaura Bay, Gisborne

By   /  April 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Serious crash near Anaura Bay, Gisborne

Source: New Zealand Police Police and emergency services are currently in attendance at a serious crash on SH35 (The Pacific Coast Highway). The crash occurred at 5.30am between Waiapu Road and Waiau Road and one person has been critically injured. It’s unclear if anyone else has been injured and more information will be supplied when […]

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SH1 – Desert Road

By   /  April 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on SH1 – Desert Road

Source: New Zealand Police SH1 – Desert Road Land slip Monday, 22 April 2019 – 11:59pm Central A slip has partially blocked the Desert Road between Rangipo Intake Road and Tree Trunk Gorge Road. Motorists are advised to take care and expect delays while the slip is cleared.  ENDS MIL OSI

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Man dies following serious assault, Queen Street, Auckland

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Man dies following serious assault, Queen Street, Auckland

Source: New Zealand Police A 24-year-old man has died following a serious assault on Queen Street at around 4.20am on Saturday 20 April. The man died in hospital this afternoon. His family have requested privacy at this time. A 20-year-old man arrested in relation to the incident was remanded in custody. He is currently charged […]

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Man flees from Police following family harm mater

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Man flees from Police following family harm mater

Source: New Zealand Police Statement attributable to Inspector Mike Bowman, Acting Area Commander Southland Police were called to a family harm matter in Invercargill shortly after 10am. After threatening people at an address a man has then fled in a vehicle. While responding to the incident Police located the vehicle near Grasmere and attempted to […]

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West Coast landfill needs Government intervention

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on West Coast landfill needs Government intervention

Source: National Party The Government needs to step up to assist in the cleaning up the Westland landfill washout, National’s Environment spokesperson Scott Simpson says. “This is a large scale environmental disaster. It’s unacceptable to have rubbish from the disused landfill spewing out into one of New Zealand’s most pristine natural environments. “I visited the […]

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The Assange arrest – a warning from history for journalists

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Café Pacific, Dr David Robie, FifthEstate1, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on The Assange arrest – a warning from history for journalists

Source: Dr David Robie – Café Pacific – Analysis-Reportage: Julian Assange being dragged from the Ecuadorean Embassy in London … an emblem of the times.Image: John.Pilger.com  By John Pilger in London THE GLIMPSE of Julian Assange being dragged from the Ecuadorean Embassy in London is an emblem of the times. Might against right. Muscle against […]

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Man arrested in relation to Kelston assault

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Man arrested in relation to Kelston assault

Source: New Zealand Police A 20-year-old man has been arrested in relation to a serious assault in St Leonards Road, Kelston yesterday morning.  He has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and is due to appear in Waitakere District Court today.  The victim remains in a serious condition.  ENDS  Issued by Police Media Centre.  […]

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Update: Queenstown burglary

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Update: Queenstown burglary

Source: New Zealand Police Enquiries are continuing into the burglary of a Queenstown jewellery store on Sunday 21 April.  Police have now established that a car which fled from Police in the Dipton area that night  – that we believe may be linked to the burglary – had a rear registration plate (LQL818) which had been […]

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UPDATE: Waiau Pa firearms incident

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on UPDATE: Waiau Pa firearms incident

Source: New Zealand Police A 37-year-old man has been arrested in relation to a firearms incident at Waiau Pa yesterday afternoon.  He has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and unlawful possession of a firearm.  The victim remains in a critical but stable condition.  Police can confirm that this incident was unrelated to […]

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Duo fined for falsifying certificate

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Duo fined for falsifying certificate

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about Council’s food grading system. Updated: 21/04/2019 2:50 p.m. Not displaying a current food grading certificate and tampering (falsifying) a grading certificate from a D to a B grade has landed a local take-away food business in hot water.  Council’s Environmental Health Officers had issued a D […]

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Whoopee…race cars to jump twice on Pohe Island

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Whoopee…race cars to jump twice on Pohe Island

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about the International Rally of Whangarei. Updated: 21/04/2019 11:06 a.m. A local contracting firm, Clements Contractors Ltd, have generously injected an element of fun that will see rally cars airborne during this year’s ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei.  A section of the old rally road had to […]

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Park upgrade puts polish on Laurie Hall Park

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Whangarei District Council  /  Comments Off on Park upgrade puts polish on Laurie Hall Park

Source: Whangarei District Council This page contains information about an update on our Laurie Hall Park that will be ready for ANZAC day. Updated: 21/04/2019 10:54 a.m. New lighting, footpaths, stairs, lawns, planting, and a new tiled entry off Bank Street will be ready for people attending this year’s ANZAC Day ceremony.  The work carried […]

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Serious crash in Huntly

By   /  April 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Serious crash in Huntly

Source: New Zealand Police Police are responding to a serious crash on Hakarimata Road, Huntly. Emergency services were called to the single vehicle crash, near Riverside Way, at 8:35pm. One person has died at the scene and the other occupant of the car has minor injuries. The Serious Crash Unit is on the scene and […]

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Prime Minister sends condolences to Sri Lanka

By   /  April 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister sends condolences to Sri Lanka

Source: New Zealand Government Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has extended New Zealand’s condolences to the Government and people of Sri Lanka following multiple bombings there on Easter Sunday. “New Zealand condemns all acts of terrorism, and our resolve has only been strengthened by the attack on our soil on the 15th of March. To see […]

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New Zealand Union Sector – PSA disturbed by dismal handling of funding issues for disability support services

By   /  April 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Union Sector – PSA disturbed by dismal handling of funding issues for disability support services

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: PSA New revelations today that the Ministry of Health has been blocked from making major cuts in funding for disability support services are a disturbing symptom of longstanding underfunding of the disability sector says the Public Service Association (PSA). “Information obtained by the New Zealand Disability Support Network (NZDSN) about intended cuts […]

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Sri Lanka – Explosions in and near Colombo

By   /  April 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Sri Lanka – Explosions in and near Colombo

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Sri Lanka – Explosions in and near Colombo On 21 April 2019, six explosions were reported in and around Colombo, causing a number of deaths and casualties. Three exploded at hotels around the city, the Cinnamon Grand, Kingsbury and Shangri-La, and three at […]

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