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Far North libraries ditch plastic bags

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Far North libraries ditch plastic bags

Source: Far North District Council Far North District Council Libraries are playing their part to rid the world of plastic bags. All six branches are now offering library users the option of buying re-usable, organic cotton bags for their books. The bags, which cost just $5 each, feature a distinctive library logo, along with branch […]

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NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport call for public feedback on designs for two sections of the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive shared path

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport call for public feedback on designs for two sections of the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive shared path

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport are asking for public feedback to help finalise designs for two sections of the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path. Consultation is now open for Section 2 of the path which starts at the intersection of St Johns Road and St Heliers […]

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Occupant of Birdling’s Flat property located

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Occupant of Birdling’s Flat property located

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police The occupant of a property that caught fire in Birdling’s Flat, Canterbury in the early hours of Tuesday morning has been located. Police are making arrangements to speak with him.  The scene examination of the Birdling’s Flat address is expected to be completed this evening, as investigations […]

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Further arrest in relation to the death of Kevin Ratana

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Further arrest in relation to the death of Kevin Ratana

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police  Whanganui Police have made a further arrest in relation to the death of Kevin Ratana on 21 August 2018. A 27-year-old man appeared in Whanganui District Court today charged with murder. He was remanded in custody to reappear again on 7 November 2018.  ENDS Issued by Police […]

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Items recovered following Te Kuiti search warrants

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Items recovered following Te Kuiti search warrants

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Ross Patterson Police have recovered a range of stolen property following search warrants executed across Te Kuiti this week. Items recovered include a Toyota Motorhome, Toyota Van, Honda ATV, Masport lawnmower, Portable freezer, 14 fishing rods, weed spray, cleaning fluid and […]

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Polisario Front leader speaks on Western Sahara in Wellington on Oct 25

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, AM-NC, DJF, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, KB, KB, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Polisario Front leader speaks on Western Sahara in Wellington on Oct 25

Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland Polisario Front leader speaks on Western Sahara in Wellington on Oct 25 October 17, 2018 Leave a comment The Wellington Branch of the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs invites you to an address by Mr Kamal Fadel, Representative of theFrente Polisario in Australia and New Zealand“Western Sahara – Africa’s […]

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Complaint received regarding disclosure of political donations

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Complaint received regarding disclosure of political donations

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police can confirm that a complaint has been received today at Wellington Central police station regarding the disclosure of political donations under the Electoral Act. The information supplied  will be assessed by a Detective Senior Sergeant at Police National Headquarters to determine what further steps may be […]

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Canterbury residents urged to keep security front of mind this summer

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Canterbury residents urged to keep security front of mind this summer

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Canterbury Police are encouraging people to be mindful of security as the summer months approach. “Police continue to work hard to prevent, respond, investigate and resolve burglaries but we can’t do it alone,” Christchurch Metro Area Prevention Manager Inspector Leairne Dow says. “The weather is getting warmer […]

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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 17 October 2018

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 17 October 2018

Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent hotspot regions have the potential to develop into drought. Soil Moisture Anomaly, 17 […]

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$20k to set up and dismantle three tables

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on $20k to set up and dismantle three tables

Source: National Party The income tax of four minimum wage earners for a full year was spent on setting up three tables at the Government’s $1.6 million Criminal Justice Summit, National’s Justice spokesperson Mark Mitchell says. “The breakdown shows that $20,278 was spent on ‘setting up and dismantling the registration desks at three locations in […]

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Police pleased with outcome of Whakatane operation

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Police pleased with outcome of Whakatane operation

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Detective Sergeant Darren Thomas, Eastern Bay of Plenty Police A successful investigation and prosecution that resulted in 23 people being convicted should send a strong message that Police are taking action against violent crime in the Eastern Bay of Plenty area. The investigation, which […]

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Chief Ombudsman says Annual Report highlights significant progress

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Office Of The Ombudsman, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Chief Ombudsman says Annual Report highlights significant progress

Source: New Zealand Ombudsmans Office Chief Ombudsman says Annual Report highlights significant progress Loading Comments… Office of the Ombudsman | October 17, 2018 Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has released his Annual Report for 2017/18. The Report shows increased clearance rates for complaints, and also a significant lift in his Office’s public profile through the release […]

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Charing Cross death – update 4

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Charing Cross death – update 4

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Detective Inspector Corrie Parnell: Police arrested one man overnight in relation to the ongoing homicide investigation into the death of 28-year-old Luke Riddell in Charing Cross on Saturday. The 35-year-old man appeared in Christchurch District Court this morning charged with a number of firearms-related […]

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Napier Police recover stolen goods thanks to local tip-off

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Napier Police recover stolen goods thanks to local tip-off

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Thanks to a tip-off from a Bluff Hill local, recovered gear has been returned to its owners before they knew it was missing. Police received a report at around 3.15am, 17 October that two men were on Roslyn Road, Bluff Hill looking into vehicles. Upon arriving the […]

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Temporary closure of Paekākāriki Hill Road to through traffic this Friday

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Lower North Island, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Traffic bulletin, Transport  /  Comments Off on Temporary closure of Paekākāriki Hill Road to through traffic this Friday

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Paekākāriki Hill Road will be closed temporarily to through traffic this Friday afternoon of Labour Holiday Weekend, 19 October from noon and finishing at around 9pm or when traffic eases on State Highway 1. The NZ Transport Agency in collaboration with NZ Police, Kapiti Coast District and Porirua City Council […]

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Flare exercise, Urenui, New Plymouth

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Flare exercise, Urenui, New Plymouth

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police are advising residents of Urenui, near New Plymouth, to expect to see flares early Saturday evening. Up to 35 mixed flares will be set off at Urenui Domain between 5pm and 7pm Saturday 20 October as part of a training exercise. The flares will predominately be […]

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Works package to begin on State Highway 35

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Central North Island, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Works package to begin on State Highway 35

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists to allow extra time for their journeys over the long weekend, with minor delays expected on SH35 between Okitu and Tolaga Bay. Preparation works for resealing the road will take place on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th October. Construction on State Highways is […]

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Labour / Greens Playing Cynical Politics With Cannabis Medicine

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Family First, KB, KB, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Labour / Greens Playing Cynical Politics With Cannabis Medicine

Source: Family First Media Release 17 Oct 2018Family First NZ believes that Labour and Greens are playing cynical politics with the cannabis medicine issue because of the upcoming referendum on recreational dope, and patients who could benefit will be the ones that suffer. “Despite our strong opposition to the liberalisation of recreational dope laws, we […]

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Wing 319 celebrate their graduation

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Wing 319 celebrate their graduation

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Seventy eight new constables will join their friends and family in celebrating their graduation at The Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC) this week. Commissioner Mike Bush, other members of the Police Executive, Hon Stuart Nash and wing patron Carolyn Tremain will be present at the ceremony […]

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Name release – Matata fatal crash

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Name release – Matata fatal crash

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police can now release the name of the person who died in a crash in Matata on Monday 15 October. The person killed in the single vehicle crash was 65-year-old Nigel Laurence Ihaia of Matata. Enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash are ongoing. Police offer their […]

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