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Strikes, strikes, strikes – and more to come

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Strikes, strikes, strikes – and more to come

Source: National Party There have now been twice as many people go on strike in the past ten months than in the entire nine years of the previous National-led Government, National’s spokespeople for Workplace Relations and Safety, Scott Simpson and Dan Bidois say. “We have seen more people strike in the past ten months than […]

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Response to IPCA report on non-fatal Police shooting in Nelson

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Response to IPCA report on non-fatal Police shooting in Nelson

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police accepts the findings by the Independent Police Conduct Authority that a Police officer was justified in shooting a man who threatened officers with what was believed to be a firearm. The incident took place at a property in Nelson in the early hours of the 7th […]

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Truck crash in Nelson SH6 – road closed

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Truck crash in Nelson SH6 – road closed

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police A large truck towing two trailers has rear-ended a stationary parked truck on SH6, Tahunanui, Nelson this morning at around 4.20am. The single occupant driver has been extracted by Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) and taken to hospital.  There is no current status update for the […]

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KiwiBuild puts the housing market at risk

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on KiwiBuild puts the housing market at risk

Source: National Party The Government is putting New Zealand’s housing market at risk through its KiwiBuild programme, National’s Housing spokesperson Judith Collins says. The REINZ report released today shows a decline in the national median house price since last month, and the Reserve Bank Governor has indicated prices could fall. “The housing market fluctuates all […]

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Arrests following search warrants, Nelson area

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Arrests following search warrants, Nelson area

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Four men have been arrested and are now facing a number of drugs related charges following eight search warrants carried out across the Nelson area today. A 34-year-old man is facing around 40 drugs related charges including supplying Class A drugs. He appeared in Nelson District Court today and […]

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Windblown timber bill vital for the West Coast

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Windblown timber bill vital for the West Coast

Source: National Party The Government needs to support a proposed Local Bill which would enable the harvesting of windblown trees on Conservation Land in the West Coast following adverse events, National’s Maureen Pugh says. “I have been working with the West Coast Regional Council since the Government blocked my motion to have my Members Bill […]

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Health Minister dismisses cybersecurity concerns

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Health Minister dismisses cybersecurity concerns

Source: National Party In light of recent information that Lakes DHB is subject to 1.7 million cyberattacks per day Health Minister David Clark must ensure the sector and the public that something is being done to keep their data safe, National’s spokesperson for Data and Cybersecurity Dr Shane Reti says. “Recently, a spokesperson from the […]

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More reviews won’t fix freedom camping logjam

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on More reviews won’t fix freedom camping logjam

Source: National Party One of the Government’s infamous 140 working groups has, incredibly come back with a recommendation to have five more reviews, National’s Tourism spokesperson Todd McClay says. “Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis’s Responsible Camping Working Group has reported back not with a plan but with a recommendation the Government reviews the Freedom Camping Act, […]

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Creative New Zealand boosts Dunedin Performing Arts

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Creative New Zealand boosts Dunedin Performing Arts

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Creative New Zealand boosts Dunedin Performing Arts Creative New Zealand will provide $120,000 towards a feasibility study that will map the current state of venues and present options for a performing arts venue in Dunedin. Their contribution adds to the Dunedin […]

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Missing woman found in Waikato River

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Missing woman found in Waikato River

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute Detective Sergeant Jason Earl: At around 12pm today officers searching the Waikato River on the Police boat located a woman’s body between Horotiu and Ngaruawahia. The body has now been recovered and has been identified as Hamilton woman Mi-Sook Yang, known as Annie, who has been missing […]

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Appeal for information – Swansea Road aggravated robbery

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Appeal for information – Swansea Road aggravated robbery

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Attribute to Detective Constable Karli Whiu Hawke’s Bay Police are appealing for information following an aggravated robbery at the Fish and Chip shop in the Swansea Road village, Flaxmere, Hastings. The robbery occurred around 7:15pm, on Sunday 12 August. Three offenders, wearing red bandanas over their faces […]

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Information sought following Horowhenua burglaries

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Information sought following Horowhenua burglaries

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police are appealing for information following burglaries at two rural properties in Shannon last week. A number of power tools, sprayed with green paint, and two firearms were stolen from a farm workshop on Mangahao Road late on Wednesday 8 August or in the early hours of […]

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Govt must reach agreement and avoid more strikes

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Govt must reach agreement and avoid more strikes

Source: National Party The Government’s failure to reach an agreement with primary teachers has caused massive disruption to children’s learning today and to parents who have struggled to sort childcare arrangements, National’s Education spokesperson Nikki Kaye says. “During the election campaign, Labour built up high expectations around pay rises and working conditions for teachers. Now […]

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Takaka man in court following incident at school

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Takaka man in court following incident at school

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Acting Sergeant Jonathan Davies: A 56-year-old man is due to appear in Nelson District Court today on a variety of charges following an incident at Takaka School. A threatening phone call yesterday morning prompted the school to go into temporary lockdown — a standard […]

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Violent bag snatch incident in Remuera

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Violent bag snatch incident in Remuera

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Lloyd Schmid, Auckland City Police: Police are looking to locate 23-year-old Jaedon Dawson who we believe can assist us with our investigation into a violent incident yesterday afternoon (14 August 2018) where an elderly woman had her handbag snatched. The 80-year-old […]

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Crash in Paparangi Wellington – child injured

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Crash in Paparangi Wellington – child injured

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police are attending a crash in Paparangi, Wellington where a child has been struck by a car about 9.50am. The child has been taken to hospital via ambulance in a serious condition. The crash occurred at Mark Avenue and Cara Crescent. Motorists are asked to avoid the […]

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Logging truck restrictions agreed for Kerikeri

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Logging truck restrictions agreed for Kerikeri

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Logging truck restrictions agreed for Kerikeri A District Transport Strategy proposed for the Far North will address concerns Kerikeri residents have about traffic congestion and a possible influx of logging trucks into the town…

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Update: Cyclist dies following Timaru crash

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Update: Cyclist dies following Timaru crash

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police A cyclist who crashed in Timaru on the weekend has died in hospital. Shortly after midnight on Sunday 12 August 2018, a 37-year-old woman riding a bicycle crashed on June Street. She suffered serious head injuries and was taken to the Intensive Care Unit at Timaru Hospital. […]

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Minister’s hands-off approach to strike reckless

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Minister’s hands-off approach to strike reckless

Source: National Party The Minister has taken a hands-off approach regarding tomorrow’s strikes. Despite having more than one month’s notice it is clear that neither the Ministry nor the Minister have got the full picture, on the eve of the strike, of exactly how many of the 1945 primary schools will be open or closed, […]

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Haumaha should stand aside

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Haumaha should stand aside

Source: National Party New allegations about Wally Haumaha means the Deputy Commissioner now has no choice but to stand down while he’s being investigated, National’s Police spokesperson Chris Bishop says. “There are now allegations of Mr Haumaha contacting an important witness to an alleged bullying incident after the Herald started asking questions, which shows that […]

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