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Toi Ohomai Culinary Arts Students to Dish It Out At Rescue Food Festival

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology 1  /  Comments Off on Toi Ohomai Culinary Arts Students to Dish It Out At Rescue Food Festival

Source: Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Ask any culinary arts student what their goal is and it will probably be to work with some of the great names in the culinary world.   This Saturday, 23 March, Culinary Arts (Level 5) class from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, in partnership with Good Neighbour and Te […]

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Congestion finally eases around Auckland Airport

By   /  March 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 Congestion finally eases around Auckland Airport

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Congestion is easing across the Auckland motorway network after a very busy afternoon on the southwestern motorways around Auckland Airport. Traffic within the airport itself remains busy, but is slowly easing. At one stage traffic became gridlocked in the airport precinct, says Auckland Operations Manager Rua Pani. The situation developed […]

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SH20 reopens after serious crash but heavy congestion remains around Auckland Airport

By   /  March 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 SH20 reopens after serious crash but heavy congestion remains around Auckland Airport

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Traffic is moving again on State Highway 20 but there is serious congestion on the transport network around Auckland Airport which is not expected to clear for some time SH20 northbound was closed at the Neilson Street offramp for more than 90 minutes after a serious 4 vehicle crash near […]

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New Zealand Union Movement – National Day of mourning still needed

By   /  March 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 Union Movement – National Day of mourning still needed

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: Unite Union A National Day of mourning is still needed. One was held following the Christchurch earthquake and today’s terror victims deserve at least. Unite and sister unions will campaign for it to be held next Friday. Today, if possible, go to your local mosque to protect Friday prayers from 11.30am. […]

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Webster Family Chair in Pathogenesis appointment

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Webster Family Chair in Pathogenesis appointment

Source: University of Otago Friday 22 March 2019 9:44amProfessor Miguel Quiñones-Mateu.Following an extensive international search, Professor Miguel Quiñones-Mateu has been appointed as the second holder of the Webster Family Chair in Viral Pathogenesis in the University of Otago’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Biomedical Sciences.Inaugural recipient Professor Andrew Mercer held the position from […]

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Emerging contaminants research starts on World Water Day

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Emerging contaminants research starts on World Water Day

Source: Auckland Council The accumulation of chemicals from consumer products, industrial and domestic waste in the aquatic environment, is a growing environmental issue. Emerging Organic Contaminants (EOCs) are ingredients in common products like shampoos, household cleaning products, and medicines. They are ubiquitous, persistent and impact ecosystems and human health but we know little about their […]

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The World Water Day Quiz

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on The World Water Day Quiz

Source: Auckland Council So, you think you know a thing or two about Auckland’s water? Take our World Water Day quiz and find out! When you’re done, scroll down to have your say on our water strategy. Have your say Clean, healthy water is essential to our future. As our region continues to grow and […]

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Traffic lights down at Dunedin intersection

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Traffic lights down at Dunedin intersection

Source: New Zealand Police Traffic lights are down at the intersection of Andersons Bay Road and Caversham Valley Road, following a crash earlier this morning. A car crashed into a traffic light around 4:05am. The driver was uninjured but the lights are expected to be out for several hours. Traffic management will be in place […]

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New Zealand Economic Sector – Reserve Bank of New Zealand Expectations and the term premium in New Zealand long-term interest rates

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Economic Sector – Reserve Bank of New Zealand Expectations and the term premium in New Zealand long-term interest rates

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand As a small, indebted economy, it is important to understand how financial market shocks in the rest of the world transmit to New Zealand. A key channel is long-term interest rates, which are highly correlated across countries. A sharp increase in international long-term bond yields would affect […]

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Kia Kaha Christchurch

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Kia Kaha Christchurch

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation We show care, acceptance and cultural respect to all tenants from a diverse range of nationalities and religions. We welcome people and provide them a warm, safe and dry place to call home. We hold aroha in our hearts for the people who have been killed and injured and the […]

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Nationwide reflection for victims of Christchurch terror attack announced

By   /  March 21, 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 Nationwide reflection for victims of Christchurch terror attack announced

Source: New Zealand Government A nationwide reflection for those killed in the Christchurch terror attack will be held tomorrow, Friday 22 March, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced. The Muslim Call to Prayer at 1.30pm will be followed by a two-minute silence at 1.32pm, at Hagley Park, opposite the Al Noor Mosque in Deans Ave, […]

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PM Statement on Christchurch mosques terror attack – 21 March

By   /  March 21, 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 PM Statement on Christchurch mosques terror attack – 21 March

Source: New Zealand Government Welcome everyone. On 15 March the nation witnessed a terrorist attack that demonstrated the weakness of New Zealand’s gun laws. New Zealand’s regulation of arms primarily dates back to 1983. Sadly since that time the most substantive changes to our laws came following the Aramoana shootings. Those changes however did not […]

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Name release 3: Christchurch terror attacks

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Name release 3: Christchurch terror attacks

Source: New Zealand Police Police are now in the position to formally release the names of further victims identified following Friday’s terror attack. They were:  Name:                              Ahmed Gamal Eldin Mohamed ABDEL GHANYGender:                            MaleDate of birth:                    21 September 1950Citizenship:                      Egypt & New ZealandLocation of death:      […]

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SH20 crash contributes to heavy congestion on Auckland Airport motorways

By   /  March 21, 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 SH20 crash contributes to heavy congestion on Auckland Airport motorways

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency State Highway 20 northbound has been closed at the Neilson Street offramp after a serious crash involving 4 vehicles near Queenstown Road. The crash is adding to significant congestion on the transport network. There is already significant congestion on SH20, SH20A and SH20B to and from Auckland Airport because of […]

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Waitematā Local Board seek nominations for Good Citizens’ Awards

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Waitematā Local Board seek nominations for Good Citizens’ Awards

Source: Auckland Council Waitematā Local Board is seeking nominations from the community to help recognise people and groups, who go above and beyond to contribute towards making Waitematā a great place to live. The local board introduced its Good Citizens’ Awards in 2011 and have run the event biennially since then. Waitematā Local Board Chair […]

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Christchurch terror attack – victim identification complete

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Christchurch terror attack – victim identification complete

Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Police Commissioner Mike Bush Police have this morning (21 March) completed the identification procedures for all 50 victims of Friday’s terror attacks in Christchurch. This means that all victims are now able to be released to their families. I would like to personally acknowledge the families of the […]

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FMA to hold directors to account for FSPR abuse, first charges filed

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Economy, FifthEstate1, Finance, Financial Markets Authority, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on FMA to hold directors to account for FSPR abuse, first charges filed

Source: Financial Markets Authority Media release MR No. 2018-0327 February 2018 The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has filed criminal charges against Pegasus Markets Ltd and Michael Reps for breaching the Financial Service Providers (Registration and Dispute Resolution) Act (FSP Act). The company is charged with two counts of breaching section 12 of the FSP Act. The New […]

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Police announce process to hand over reclassified MSSAs

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Police announce process to hand over reclassified MSSAs

Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Police Commissioner Mike Bush Last Friday, our country was shocked by a brutal and senseless attack. We recognise our world has changed. Police focus is on ensuring the immediate safety and peace of mind of our communities. Today, the Government has made immediate changes to classifications in the […]

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Police attending crash on South-Western Motorway

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Police attending crash on South-Western Motorway

Source: New Zealand Police Police are in attendance at a serious crash involving a motorcyclist on the South-Western Motorway. The crash has occurred on the northbound lanes before the Queenstown Road off-ramp and was reported around 3.20pm. A motorcyclist has sustained serious injuries. Two lanes are currently blocked and there is significant congestion. Police are […]

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Gun control welcomed by Greens

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Gun control welcomed by Greens

Source: Green Party The Green Party welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement on planned gun control laws, Green Party Co-leader James Shaw said today. “Banning military style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles makes everyone safer. Banning these guns is the first step towards systemic changes to our gun laws,” says James Shaw. “I welcome this announcement […]

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