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New Zealand Sport and Recreation Sector – Aktive releases results of inaugural Organised Sport Survey

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Sport and Recreation Sector – Aktive releases results of inaugural Organised Sport Survey

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: Aktive National and Regional Sport Organisations are having their voices heard through the inaugural Organised Sport Survey, organised by Aktive. The recently conducted survey saw close to 50 sporting organisations share their views on different aspects, including current areas of focus and what support may be required from Aktive and its delivery […]

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New Zealand Health Sector – Firefighters smash records for charity

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Health Sector – Firefighters smash records for charity

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ Firefighters have fundraised a recording breaking $1,307,637.02 for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand (LBC) on the 15th anniversary of the annual Firefighters Sky Tower Stair Challenge on Saturday. “Firefighters and their communities have a burning desire to help our charity. We are incredibly grateful for their […]

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Trimming trees next to powerlines is a dangerous job

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Employment Issues, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on Trimming trees next to powerlines is a dangerous job

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 22 May 2019 An employer has been sentenced to 60 hours community work and fined for failing to keep a worker safe while he was trimming tree branches next to a powerline. A casual worker hired by Bradford John Dibble was seriously injured in the incident. Dibble was sentenced at the […]

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NCEA changes | Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Te Kura - Correspondence School  /  Comments Off on NCEA changes | Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu

Source: Te Kura – Correspondence School NCEA changes The Minister of Education announced changes to NCEA on 13 May 2019. There are seven key changes: Make NCEA more accessible Mana ōrite mo te mātauranga Māori Strengthen literacy and numeracy requirements Have fewer, larger standards Simplify NCEA’s structure Show clearer pathways to further education and employment […]

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Business, investment and civic leaders share opportunities at Tripartite 2019

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Business, investment and civic leaders share opportunities at Tripartite 2019

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) More than 100 international delegates and 260 Auckland companies have attended Tripartite 2019 this week, bringing business, investment and civic leaders together to exchange ideas and opportunities. The event took place on Monday and Tuesday, scheduled to coincide with Techweek19, to put the international spotlight on Auckland’s […]

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New Zealand Economy – LVR restrictions promote financial stability, evaluation finds – Reserve Bank of New Zealand

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Economy – LVR restrictions promote financial stability, evaluation finds – Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand The Reserve Bank has undertaken a detailed evaluation of Loan-to-Value Ratio restrictions (LVR) as part of a wider review of macroprudential policy. “By improving the resilience of both households and banks, LVR policy has played a useful role in promoting financial stability during a period of heightened […]

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New Zealand Employment Sector – New Zealand’s employers more accepting of job hoppers: Survey

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Employment Sector – New Zealand’s employers more accepting of job hoppers: Survey

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: Robert Half Millennials more likely to be job hoppers than Gen X and baby boomers   ·      New Zealand hiring managers consider someone who has made an average of six job changes over a 10-year period to be a job hopper. ·      Compared to five years ago, 74% say they would be willing […]

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Investigation into the conduct and behaviour of the Retirement Commissioner

By   /  May 22, 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 Investigation into the conduct and behaviour of the Retirement Commissioner

Source: New Zealand Government The investigation into the conduct and behaviour of the Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell did not establish bullying conduct and Ms Maxwell will return to work tomorrow (Thursday 23 May) to finish her contract as Commissioner. The Retirement Commissioner has been on leave since December 2018 when, at the request of the […]

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Two arrests made in Ōtara homicide investigation

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Two arrests made in Ōtara homicide investigation

Source: New Zealand Police Attribute to Acting Detective Inspector Shaun Vickers, Counties Manukau CIB: Counties Manukau Police have made two arrests as part of its investigation into the murder of Faaifo ‘Joe’ Siaosi. The investigation team as part of Operation Rye have undertaken a large number of enquiries since 17 May. Acting Detective Inspector Shaun […]

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Great progress on SH2 Takitimu Drive works

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Great progress on SH2 Takitimu Drive works

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 22 May 2019 03:48 pm | NZ Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency would like to advise motorists that contractors have made great progress on the works that started on Monday 20 May along SH2 Takitimu Drive northbound. Bay of Plenty System Manager Rob Campbell says we acknowledge that the […]

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Statement from Speaker of the House

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Statement from Speaker of the House

Source: New Zealand Parliament A member of the Parliamentary Service staff has today been stood down, following an historic allegation of assault.  Rt Hon Trevor Mallard said today: “I do not want to cut across any employment or possible police investigations, but I am satisfied that the Parliamentary Service has removed a threat to the […]

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The link between safer streets and healthy kids

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on The link between safer streets and healthy kids

Source: Auckland Council Professor Erica Hinckson is the Head of School of Sport and Recreation at the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences at AUT University.  She tells OurAuckland about the importance of kids staying active and healthy, and the role that transport can play. For many of us, our daily commute to and from […]

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Gun buyback may have already started

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Gun buyback may have already started

Source: National Party Police Minister Stuart Nash owes New Zealanders an explanation about whether Police have had to buy back the guns that were stolen when they left the backdoor open, National’s Police spokesperson Chris Bishop says. “Mr Nash and the Prime Minister said New Zealanders could hand their firearms into Police following the Christchurch […]

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Robertson in the dark on economic slowdown

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Robertson in the dark on economic slowdown

Source: National Party New Zealanders would expect the Minister of Finance to know the cost of slowing economic growth, something he today underestimated by more than two billion dollars, National’s Economic and Regional Development spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. “Under the watch of Finance Minister Grant Robertson, the New Zealand economy has experienced a sharp decline […]

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Inquiry called into Northland Meningitis outbreak delays

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Inquiry called into Northland Meningitis outbreak delays

Source: National Party National MPs Shane Reti and Matt King are supporting a petition calling for an inquiry into the Northland Meningitis outbreak after presenting to the Health Select Committee this morning. “Today we presented evidence of delays and deception across multiple parts of the Ministry of Health, the Institute of Environmental Science and Research […]

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Creating a world: early childhood education

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Creating a world: early childhood education

Source: University of Waikato We all know that importance of early childhood education but why is it that governments and international organisations still have a narrow definition of its purpose and place in our lives? Early childhood education is increasingly portrayed as providing a service for working parents, and is seen as part of the […]

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New chair for New Zealand Symphony Orchestra board

By   /  May 22, 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 New chair for New Zealand Symphony Orchestra board

Source: New Zealand Government Musician and internationally experienced board director Laurence Kubiak has been appointed as the new chair of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Board, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Carmel Sepuloni announced today. “A board member since 2017, Laurence Kubiak is currently the Chief Executive of the New Zealand Institute of […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – Wednesday, 22 May 2019 – Volume 738 – 000245

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament - Hansard  /  Comments Off on Parliament Hansard Report – Wednesday, 22 May 2019 – Volume 738 – 000245

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2019 The Speaker took the Chair at 2 p.m. Prayers. VISITORS Vanuatu—Prime Minister, Delegation SPEAKER: I’m sure members would wish to welcome the Hon Charlot Salwai, Prime Minister of Vanuatu, and his delegation, who are present in the gallery. The Prime Minister is seated to my […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – Visitors — Vanuatu—Prime Minister – 000244

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament - Hansard  /  Comments Off on Parliament Hansard Report – Visitors — Vanuatu—Prime Minister – 000244

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2019 The Speaker took the Chair at 2 p.m. Prayers. VISITORS Vanuatu—Prime Minister, Delegation SPEAKER: I’m sure members would wish to welcome the Hon Charlot Salwai, Prime Minister of Vanuatu, and his delegation, who are present in the gallery. The Prime Minister is seated to my […]

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LVR restrictions promote financial stability, evaluation finds

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Economy, FifthEstate1, Finance, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on LVR restrictions promote financial stability, evaluation finds

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 22 May 2019 The Reserve Bank has undertaken a detailed evaluation of Loan-to-Value Ratio restrictions (LVR) as part of a wider review of macroprudential policy. “By improving the resilience of both households and banks, LVR policy has played a useful role in promoting financial stability during a […]

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