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Why do so few Aussies speak an Australian language?

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  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 Why do so few Aussies speak an Australian language?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Laura Rademaker, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Australian National University Linguistically speaking, Australia is special. With around 250 languages spoken when Australia was first colonised, Australia was one of the most linguistically diverse places in the world. But few people speak our Indigenous languages. As of 2016, only 10% […]

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EIT student’s photograph features in prestigious photography competition

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Arts and Design, DJF, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Bachelor of Creative Practice, EIT Hawke's Bay, ideaschool, KB, Lillian Simpson, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Nigel Roberts, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on EIT student’s photograph features in prestigious photography competition

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 13 mins ago Lillian Simpson is showing her photographs (with the portrait of her sister on the right). EIT Bachelor of Creative Practice student Lillian Simpson has earned an honorable mention in the prestigious international “Monochrome Photography Award” (amateur fashion/beauty category). Her black and white photograph portraying her […]

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Methodology Report 2017/18: New Zealand Health Survey

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 Methodology Report 2017/18: New Zealand Health Survey

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health This methodology report details the procedures and protocols followed to ensure the New Zealand Health Survey produces the high-quality and robust data expected of official statistics. Included is information about: the survey population and sample design data collection response rates and coverage rates weighting data processing analysis methods. Information […]

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New Zealand Tech Sector – ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE “HACK AOTEAROA” CONFERENCE DESIGNED TO LIFT HEALTH OUTCOMES FOR MAORI

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Tech Sector – ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE “HACK AOTEAROA” CONFERENCE DESIGNED TO LIFT HEALTH OUTCOMES FOR MAORI

Source: Hack Aotearoa A Global Artificial Intelligence Conference starting tomorrow at the Auckland Business School will explore the use of predictive data, robotics and new smart technologies to develop better health and wellbeing outcomes for New Zealanders with a strong focus on Maori. Provocatively named “Hack Aotearoa”  has world leading experts such as Professor Eric Topl […]

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New Zealand Performing Arts – FLEETWOOD MAC ANNOUNCE NEW ZEALAND TOUR DATES CONFIRMED FOR SEPTEMBER 2019

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Performing Arts – FLEETWOOD MAC ANNOUNCE NEW ZEALAND TOUR DATES CONFIRMED FOR SEPTEMBER 2019

Source: Live Nation Australasia AUCKLAND, NZ (January 17, 2019) – Legendary, GRAMMY-award winning band FLEETWOOD MAC today announced an Australian and New Zealand tour, set to kick off on August 9 with two shows in Auckland on September 16 and 19, along with a welcome return to Dunedin on September 21. Produced by Live Nation, […]

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Penalties for animal cruelty double in SA, but is this enough to stop animal abuse?

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 Penalties for animal cruelty double in SA, but is this enough to stop animal abuse?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Alexandra Whittaker, Senior Lecturer in Animal Welfare and Law, University of Adelaide Australia is a nation of animal lovers, so when animal abuse is reported in the media, the public are understandably horrified. And they are enraged when the punishment for the offence is seen to be […]

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New Zealand Science Sector – Antarctic stars in their eyes

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Science Sector – Antarctic stars in their eyes

Source: Antarctic New Zealand Antarctic starfish are taking centre stage in revealing their resilience to climate change. The initial results of a study looking at how Antarctic starfish adapt to climate change show they would continue to thrive and reproduce in a warmer, more acidic ocean – but may not grow as big. The study […]

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Viewpoints: should teaching students who fail a literacy and numeracy test be barred from teaching?

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 Viewpoints: should teaching students who fail a literacy and numeracy test be barred from teaching?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Lynn Sheridan, Senior Academic Professional Studies, University of Wollongong Starting this month, teaching students who fail or haven’t yet taken the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) will not be able to teach in Victorian schools. Previously, around one in 20 teachers who had […]

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Why Antarctica’s sea ice cover is so low (and no, it’s not just about climate change)

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 Why Antarctica’s sea ice cover is so low (and no, it’s not just about climate change)

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Julie Arblaster, Associate Professor, Monash University Sea ice cover in Antarctica shrank rapidly to a record low in late 2016 and has remained well below average. But what’s behind this dramatic melting and low ice cover since? Our two articles published earlier this month suggest that a […]

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Appointment of Deputy Director-General Disability

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 Appointment of Deputy Director-General Disability

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health The Ministry of Health has announced the appointment of Adri Isbister to the role of Deputy Director-General Disability. Adri was most recently the CEO of Wairarapa DHB and during her tenure, led the development of cross-sector work and the implementation of Health Care Home, a primary care initiative. More […]

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How to feed a growing population healthy food without ruining the planet

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 How to feed a growing population healthy food without ruining the planet

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Alessandro R Demaio, Australian Medical Doctor; Fellow in Global Health & NCDs, University of Copenhagen If we’re serious about feeding the world’s growing population healthy food, and not ruining the planet, we need to get used to a new style of eating. This includes cutting our Western […]

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In the land of Storm Boy, the cultural heritage of the Coorong is under threat

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 In the land of Storm Boy, the cultural heritage of the Coorong is under threat

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Kelly D. Wiltshire, PhD Candidate, Flinders University When I go to see the new film Storm Boy, which opens in cinemas nationally today, my mind will turn to the landscape that forms the film’s backdrop. This is the Kurangk (Coorong), land of the Ngarrindjeri Nation. The Nation’s […]

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How realistic are China’s plans to build a research station on the Moon?

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 How realistic are China’s plans to build a research station on the Moon?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Joshua Chou, Senior lecturer, University of Technology Sydney The world is still celebrating the historic landing of China’s Chang’e-4 on the dark side of the moon on January 3. This week, China announced its plans to follow up with three more lunar missions, laying the groundwork for […]

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Hardship grant increase shows baseline benefit must increase

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Green Party, KB, KB, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Hardship grant increase shows baseline benefit must increase

Source: Green Party Hardship grants rising demonstrates why the baseline benefit needs to increase, Green Co-leader Marama Davidson said today. “We need to put the heart back into our social support system. This means providing support for New Zealanders so they can live with dignity. “New Zealanders understand that the cost of housing and rent […]

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Recycling is not enough. Zero-packaging stores show we can kick our plastic addiction

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 Recycling is not enough. Zero-packaging stores show we can kick our plastic addiction

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Sabrina Chakori, PhD Candidate, The University of Queensland Wrapped, sealed, boxed, cling-filmed and vacuum packed. We have become used to consumables being packaged in every way imaginable. The history of “packaging” goes back to the first human settlements. First leaves, gourds and animals skins were used. Then […]

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How Darling Harbour was botched (and could be reborn)

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 How Darling Harbour was botched (and could be reborn)

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Rob Roggema, Professor Spatial Transformation, Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen This is a long read. Enjoy! More towers at Sydney’s Darling Harbour are among redevelopment plans for the inner city waterfront precinct and this has prompted recent debate. Plans open for public commentary include proposals for […]

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New petition calls on Toyota to repay secret $391,000 grant to Palmerston North ratepayers

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on New petition calls on Toyota to repay secret $391,000 grant to Palmerston North ratepayers

Source: Taxpayers Union New petition calls on Toyota to repay secret $391,000 grant to Palmerston North ratepayers17 JANUARY 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union has launched a petition calling on Toyota New Zealand to pay back the $391,000 grant secretly given by Palmerston North City Council, for which the Council and Toyota refuse to […]

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PETITION: Make Toyota pay back the $391,000

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on PETITION: Make Toyota pay back the $391,000

Source: Taxpayers Union The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union has launched a petition calling on Toyota New Zealand to pay back the $391,000 grant secretly given by Palmerston North City Council, for which the Council and Toyota refuse to explain. This kind of corporate welfare is wasteful and unnecessary. With profits of 22 billion USD, Toyota should […]

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