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Senior doctors welcome Government’s recognition of importance of public health service

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ASMS News, Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, Business, Employment Issues, Health, Health & Wellbeing, health care, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on Senior doctors welcome Government’s recognition of importance of public health service

Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists The senior doctors’ union has welcomed the Government’s recognition of the importance of universal public health services and the need for further improvements. “Our public hospitals and other publicly-funded health services are as essential today as they were 80 years ago when the 1938 Social Security Act came into […]

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Soldiers Tested in Live Firing jn Large Waiouru Exercise

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Soldiers Tested in Live Firing jn Large Waiouru Exercise

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 19 September 2018 The New Zealand Army is putting its soldiers through their paces, alongside a handful of international militaries, in its largest exercise at home this year. Multiple units from the New Zealand Army and personnel from the United States Army, US Marines and Australian and British armies have […]

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Fonterra implicated in deforestation and human rights abuses

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on Fonterra implicated in deforestation and human rights abuses

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Wednesday 19 September, Over one a half million rugby fields of Indonesian rainforest were destroyed between 2015 and 2017. (1) That’s just one of the harrowing statistics included in a devastating new investigative report released today by Greenpeace International. The report, Final Countdown, documents extensive deforestation and human rights abuses by […]

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Wellsford Skate Park now open

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Wellsford Skate Park now open

Source: Auckland Council [embedded content] Hundreds turned out on Friday to celebrate the opening of the new skate park and play zones at Wellsford War Memorial Park. Rodney Local Board member Tessa Berger says the community’s vision is embraced in the new play zone which combines challenging play, recreation areas and really optimises the park […]

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Cut the cull Minister Sage

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Cut the cull Minister Sage

Source: National Party Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage needs to halt her cull of 17,500 Himalayan Tahr due to start on 30 September until proper engagement and consultation has taken place, National’s Conservation spokesperson Sarah Dowie says. “Ms Sage’s decision to cull 17,500 Tahr without a consultation process with the industry illustrates her Greens-know-best approach to […]

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National celebrates 125 years of women’s vote

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National celebrates 125 years of women’s vote

Source: National Party Today is a day for all New Zealanders to take some time to reflect on women’s rights, National’s Women’s spokesperson Paula Bennett says. “I’m so proud to live in a country where we were the first to give women the vote. Kate Sheppard and the other suffragettes did us proud. “I’m also […]

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Women in science – a celebration of NZ pioneers

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Women in science – a celebration of NZ pioneers

Source: University of Auckland (2) The Dame Mira Szászy School of Psychology honours one of New Zealand’s leading Māori educators who was the first Māori woman to be awarded a university degree and who dedicated her life to the welfare and needs of Māori. She believed Māori could only progress when the position of women […]

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No Need for Knee-Jerk Bank Bashing in New Zealand

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on No Need for Knee-Jerk Bank Bashing in New Zealand

Source: ACT Party Facebook0 Twitter Submitters to the Finance and Expenditure Committee showed that New Zealand can afford to spare itself a round of bank bashing. “Consumer New Zealand presented pitiful evidence,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “They showed a few people they knew of anecdotally had been sold insurance they didn’t need and, with […]

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Human Rights Commission releases Suffrage 125 video

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission releases Suffrage 125 video

Source: Human Rights Commission Today the Human Rights Commission premieres its Suffrage 125 video – Still Striving for Equality, which features a former Prime Minister, a former Governor General, a Supreme Court Justice and On the Rag podcasters from The Spinoff. Still Striving for Equality reflects on the gains that women have made in New […]

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Women in science – a celebration of NZ pioneers pioneers

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Women in science – a celebration of NZ pioneers pioneers

Source: University Of Auckland The Dame Mira Szászy School of Psychology honours one of New Zealand’s leading Māori educators who was the first Māori woman to be awarded a university degree and who dedicated her life to the welfare and needs of Māori. She believed Māori could only progress when the position of women within […]

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Green Party welcome decision to offer more refugees a safe home

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party welcome decision to offer more refugees a safe home

Source: Green Party The Green Party have welcomed the Government’s decision to increase the refugee quota to 1500 annually, meaning more families, women and children fleeing war and persecution will have a safe place to call home. Green Co-leader Marama Davidson, said: “To those who have fled persecution and need a safe place to call […]

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It’s teamwork: how dolphins learn to work together for rewards

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on It’s teamwork: how dolphins learn to work together for rewards

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Stephanie King, Branco Weiss Research Fellow, University of Western Australia Cooperation can be found across the animal kingdom, in behaviours such as group hunting, raising of young, and driving away predators. But are these cooperating animals actively coordinating their behaviour, or are they simply acting individually to […]

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Wednesday with Mother Mary Cecilia Maher

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Wednesday with Mother Mary Cecilia Maher

Source: Auckland Council To celebrate the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand, every day this week we’re exploring the stories behind great Auckland women and the legacy they’ve left behind. You can also check out the buildings around the city honouring them. For Wednesday, discover the life of Mother Mary Cecilia Maher who founded […]

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Banks Slam Govt’s Reserve Bank Bill

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Banks Slam Govt’s Reserve Bank Bill

Source: ACT Party Facebook0 Twitter “The Banking and Business Communities have turned out to slam the Government’s Reserve Bank Bill at today’s Finance and Expenditure Committee Hearing,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.  ASB submitted recommending that price stability be retained as a priority if short term employment is added to the Bank’s mandate.  “When asked […]

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New catch limits for thirty-two fish stocks

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on New catch limits for thirty-two fish stocks

Source: New Zealand Labour Party The commercial tarakihi catch in the fisheries areas off the east coast of the North and South Islands is to be reduced by 20 percent in an effort to rebuild the depleted stock. Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash has also signalled further cuts to the tarakihi catch are in store next […]

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Why New Zealand was the first country where women won the right to vote

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Why New Zealand was the first country where women won the right to vote

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Katie Pickles, Professor of History at the University of Canterbury and current Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi James Cook Research Fellow, University of Canterbury 125 years ago today Aotearoa New Zealand became the first country in the world to grant all women the right to […]

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Unions celebrate Suffrage Day win for women with better equal pay law introduced

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on Unions celebrate Suffrage Day win for women with better equal pay law introduced

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU The Council of Trade Unions hosted a Suffrage Day petition re-enactment today on the steps of parliament. At the historical celebration, Acting Minister for Women Eugenie Sage and the Minister for Workplace Relations Iain Lees-Galloway jointly announced that new equal pay legislation is being introduced to parliament. Council […]

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CERT NZ receives highest number of reports for a single quarter yet

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on CERT NZ receives highest number of reports for a single quarter yet

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE The latest threat report released by CERT NZ today shows over 700 cyber security incidents were reported from 1 April to 30 June – the largest ever volume for a single quarter – cementing CERT NZ’s role as a central coordinator in New Zealand. Phishing reports are […]

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Green Party: 125 years since NZ women won the right to vote, we will keep working in Parliament for equity for women

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party: 125 years since NZ women won the right to vote, we will keep working in Parliament for equity for women

Source: Green Party On the 125 year anniversary since New Zealand women won the right to vote, the Green Party are celebrating wins in Government for women, and commit to keep working in the space to achieve full equity. “Of course New Zealand was at the forefront of getting our wāhine the vote, 125 years […]

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World-first ratings system for motorcycle clothing launched

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Accident Compensation Commission (ACC), Employment Issues, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on World-first ratings system for motorcycle clothing launched

Source: Accident Compensation Commission (ACC) Released 17/09/18 Today we’re launching a world-first rating system for motorcycle clothing known as MotoCAP. “The Motorcycle Clothing Assessment Programme (MotoCAP) is the first of its kind, and will give the motorcycle community more information when they are making choices about the clothing they wear when riding,” says Motorcycle Programme […]

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