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Unexplained death, Porirua

By   /  November 15, 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 Unexplained death, Porirua

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Kevan Verry: Police are investigating the unexplained death of a three-month-old baby in Porirua on Tuesday night. A scene examination is underway at a property on Warspite Avenue. Police are working with the family and medical experts to try to determine […]

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Delayed Sroubek decision shows more Govt incompetence

By   /  November 15, 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 Delayed Sroubek decision shows more Govt incompetence

Source: National Party Confirmation from Immigration New Zealand that its review into Czech drug-smuggler Karel Sroubek’s residency has been delayed is yet another sign of incompetence from the Labour-led Government, National Leader Simon Bridges says. “Embattled Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway said this review would be done within three weeks. He then said he expected it […]

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Two arrests following theft of trailer in Christchurch

By   /  November 15, 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 Two arrests following theft of trailer in Christchurch

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Christchurch Police have today arrested two people in relation to the theft of a trailer containing a large amount of luggage belonging to a group of tourists. A 31-year-old man and 24-year-old woman have been charged with theft in relation to the matter. The trailer was stolen […]

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Name release: Mahia diver

By   /  November 15, 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: Mahia diver

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Name release: Mahia diver Thursday, 15 November 2018 – 4:23pm Eastern Police can now release the name of the man who died while diving at Mahia yesterday. He was 36-year-old Zane Samuel Hiko of Wairoa. Police extend sympathies to his family. ENDS Issued by Police Media Centre […]

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Ending the cycle of exploitation for immigrant workers

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, KB, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Ending the cycle of exploitation for immigrant workers

Source: University of Waikato Waikato’s Professor Francis Collins is one of those leading research for the Government to help curb migrant exploitation in the workplace. He is working with Associate Professor Christina Stringer and Professor Snejina Michailova from the University of Auckland Business School on the seven month Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment funded […]

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Police name man killed in workplace accident on fishing vessel

By   /  November 15, 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 name man killed in workplace accident on fishing vessel

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police are now in a position to name the man who died in a workplace accident on a fishing boat yesterday morning. The accident happened on the vessel which was working off the coast of Banks Peninsula at about 4am. He was 26-year-old Steffan Antony Stewart of […]

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Proposals to improve cost recovery in MPI’s food system

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Exporters, KB, KB, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Proposals to improve cost recovery in MPI’s food system

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 Closing Date: 20 Dec 2018 Contact: Cost Recovery Have your say MPI is consulting on 11 proposals to improve cost recovery arrangements in the food system. Seven of the proposals are fee updates to ensure the amount we recover continues to reflect the costs of providing the services. Three […]

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Investigation underway following death at Whangarei Hospital (Joint statement from Police and Northland DHB)

By   /  November 15, 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 Investigation underway following death at Whangarei Hospital (Joint statement from Police and Northland DHB)

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Investigation underway following death at Whangarei Hospital (Joint statement from Police and Northland DHB) JOINT STATEMENT FROM POLICE AND NORTHLAND DHB Police statement: Attribute to Detective Inspector Lloyd Schmid, Northland CIB Police are investigating the death of a man following an incident at Whangarei Hospital overnight. At […]

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Man dies at Muriwai Beach

By   /  November 15, 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 Man dies at Muriwai Beach

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police are currently at the scene of a reported drowning at Maori Bay near Muriwai Beach, where a middle-aged man has died. Emergency services were called to the beach at 1.30pm. First aid was carried out on the victim but sadly he could not be revived. Police […]

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Three arrested in drugging and sexual assault investigation

By   /  November 15, 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 Three arrested in drugging and sexual assault investigation

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Three men have been arrested today following an investigation into drugging and sexual assaults relating to a Christchurch inner city bar and restaurant. Police executed a number of search warrants today and three men, aged 33, 34 and 36, were arrested. The trio are facing charges of […]

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Urgent answers needed after rescue helicopter unavailable

By   /  November 15, 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 Urgent answers needed after rescue helicopter unavailable

Source: National Party Just 14 days after the Rotorua Rescue Helicopter service was scrapped lives are already being put at risk, MP for Rotorua Todd McClay says. “Yesterday a man working on a forestry site near Rotorua received an electric shock from powerlines. The 35-year-old Tauranga chopper was being serviced in Auckland and the Taupo […]

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Boat repair loan is just gambling with taxpayer money

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, KB, KB, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Boat repair loan is just gambling with taxpayer money

Source: Taxpayers Union 15 NOVEMBER 2018 Hon Shane Jones’ decision to loan $4.8 million to a Whangarei boat repair company is simply gambling with taxpayer money, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Taxpayers’ Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke says, “Oceania Marine is a private business, that ought to secure investment the same way its competitors do: from […]

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Scroogey Auckland Council Spoils Kids’ Santa Parade

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Family First, Featured, KB, KB, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Scroogey Auckland Council Spoils Kids’ Santa Parade

Source: Family First Media Release 15 November 2018 Family First NZ is labelling a decision by Auckland Council’s events group (ATEED) to defund the Auckland Santa Parade as scroogey and a politically correct hijack of one of the city’s most iconic annual events. “Despite being a major event which has attracted hundreds of thousands of children […]

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Wellington ferry skipper fined $1,688 after grounding

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Maritime New Zealand, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Wellington ferry skipper fined $1,688 after grounding

Source: Maritime New ZealandThe skipper of one of Wellington’s East by West ferries, Iain David Wilson, has been fined $1,688 after speeding and grounding the passenger ferry, City Cat. Maritime NZ Central Region Compliance Manager, Michael-Paul Abbott, said Mr Wilson was the skipper of the City Cat at that time the ferry grounded at 17 […]

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Central Otago, Queenstown Lakes Districts summer road work season has begun

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Central Otago, Queenstown Lakes Districts summer road work season has begun

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Summer road works have begun on Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes District highways which will help ensure well-maintained road surfaces and safe journeys for road users all year round. Summer is the optimum time for this work to occur as it is warmer, allowing bitumen to stick more effectively to […]

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Manawatu-Whanganui PGF spending is just picking winners

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, KB, KB, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Manawatu-Whanganui PGF spending is just picking winners

Source: Taxpayers Union 15 NOVEMBER 2018 The Government should be delivering tax cuts to all businesses, not spending $48 million picking winners says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union, responding to the Government’s announcement of Provincial Growth Fund spending in the region.  The Union’s Executive Director Jordan Williams says “Government should not be in the business of […]

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CORRECTION: Inquiries ongoing into the shooting incident in Manurewa

By   /  November 15, 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 CORRECTION: Inquiries ongoing into the shooting incident in Manurewa

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Please note a correction to an earlier release –  At this time there is nothing to suggest this shooting is in any way connected to the fatal shooting in Otara on 14 November. Not Manurewa as previously released.  Police apologies for any confusion.  ENDS Issued by Police […]

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Dog owners: Seven Simple Steps to Share the Beach

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Beach, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DJF, dogs, Environment, KB, KB, Little blue penguin, Marine, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, sea lions, seals  /  Comments Off on Dog owners: Seven Simple Steps to Share the Beach

Source: Department of Conservation By Laura Boren, dog owner and Marine Science Advisor. The days will be starting to get longer, and more people will be hitting the beach. Following on from my series of blogs, me and my dog-buddy Mack are back to give dog owners some easy tips for managing dogs in coastal environments. […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: New report on why sugar taxes don’t work to curb obesity.

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, KB, KB, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on MEDIA RELEASE: New report on why sugar taxes don’t work to curb obesity.

Source: Taxpayers UnionNew report on why sugar taxes don’t work to curb obesity 15 NOVEMBER 2018 A new report from the New Zealand Taxpayer’ Union examines why the taxing of sugar-sweetened beverages around the world has failed to curb obesityThe report – The Bitter Truth: Why don’t sugar taxes work? – responds to the central […]

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Inquiries ongoing into shooting incident in Manurewa

By   /  November 15, 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 Inquiries ongoing into shooting incident in Manurewa

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Statement attributable to Detective Inspector Tofilau Fa’a Va’aelua Manurewa Police are continuing to make inquiries after a man was shot overnight. The incident happened in Gibbs Road and was reported to emergency services at 3.45am. Police along with ambulance staff attended and the man was transported to […]

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