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Name release – Dyers Pass Road, Cashmere

By   /  December 19, 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 – Dyers Pass Road, Cashmere

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police can now release the name of the person found deceased on December 11 after a single vehicle crash on Dyers Pass Road. He was 60-year-old Yi Jie Chen, of Christchurch. The death has been referred to the Coroner. ENDS Issued by the Police Media Centre MIL […]

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Contaminated rivers highlight need for microbiological survey

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, ESR, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Contaminated rivers highlight need for microbiological survey

Source: ESR The government’s environmental health agency, ESR, says reports of contamination in three Canterbury rivers stresses the importance of the need for a Freshwater Microbiological survey of New Zealand rivers. The independent testing by Massey University’s Institute of Agriculture and Environment, commissioned by Fish and Game was undertaken from above and below three large […]

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Wage rise welcome for some, worry for others

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Wage rise welcome for some, worry for others

Source: National Party Today’s $1.20 per hour wage hike will be welcomed by workers on the minimum wage but will cost jobs and make it harder for businesses already struggling with new taxes and higher costs, National’s Workplace Relations spokesperson Scott Simpson says. “National supports consistent increases to the minimum wage and we raised it […]

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Simon Bridges must come clean on collusion with Thompson and Clark: Green Party

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Simon Bridges must come clean on collusion with Thompson and Clark: Green Party

Source: Green Party A second report released by Police yesterday shows that the previous National Government established a secret intelligence group involving oil and gas companies, Thompson and Clark, and state departments including the NZ Defence Force, Police and MBIE to protect the interests of the oil and gas industry. “At the time, Simon Bridges […]

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Serious crash – south of Temuka

By   /  December 19, 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 Serious crash – south of Temuka

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Emergency services are attending a serious crash on the intersection of SH1 and Arowhenua Road, south of Temuka. Police received a report of the two-car crash around 1.05pm. Initial reports indicate that four people are injured. Diversions are in place and motorists are asked to avoid the […]

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E tū celebrates largest ever minimum wage increase – E tū

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on E tū celebrates largest ever minimum wage increase – E tū

Source: Etu Union The minimum wage is set to increase by $1.20 to $17.70 in April 2019 – the largest increase in the adult minimum wage in New Zealand history in dollar terms. This is the biggest leap yet towards the Coalition Government’s promise to increase the minimum wage to $20 by 2021. E tū […]

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Coward’s punch petition accepted at Parliament

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Coward’s punch petition accepted at Parliament

Source: National Party Northland MP Matt King has accepted a petition calling for tougher sentences for those who throw a cowardly punch at an unsuspecting victim and cause death. “The petition, which has more than 11,500 signatures, was presented to me by members of the community who are angry at the sentence received by Patrick […]

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Government on the wrong track on Hamilton rail

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government on the wrong track on Hamilton rail

Source: National Party The decision by the Labour-led Government to fund a commuter train between Hamilton and Auckland is another clear example of this Government’s wasteful spending and poor priorities, National’s Transport spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. “Putting a maximum of 150 people a day on a diesel train is not going to make any meaningful […]

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Proposed immigration changes good for nursing and migrant workers – NZNO

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Unions  /  Comments Off on Proposed immigration changes good for nursing and migrant workers – NZNO

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation New Zealand Nurses Organisation media release, 19 December 2018 The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has welcomed the Government’s call for consultation on proposed changes to temporary work visas, saying they will be good for both New Zealand nurses and migrants working in nursing and aged care. NZNO Industrial Adviser […]

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Police investigating fire in Taneatua

By   /  December 19, 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 investigating fire in Taneatua

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police and Fire and Emergency NZ are investigating a suspicious fire at Taneatua Police Station last night. The incident was reported around 10.45pm and the fire was well involved when emergency services arrived. The damage to the station is extensive and a scene examination will continue today. […]

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Historic minimum wage announcement a huge relief for working Kiwis

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, DJF, Employment Issues, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on Historic minimum wage announcement a huge relief for working Kiwis

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU After decades of working Kiwi’s incomes declining relative to the slice of income taken by shareholders, the Government has announced a plan that will help catch wages up, said Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff. “The historic increase to the minimum wage from the 1st of April […]

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Democracy threatened by Government Stasi-like surveillance

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Conservation, DJF, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on Democracy threatened by Government Stasi-like surveillance

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand On the back of a report released today revealing seven government departments have engaged with a spy agency that acted unlawfully, Greenpeace has accused the state of assisting in systematic and oppressive Stasi-like surveillance. State Services Commissioner, Peter Hughes, who headed up the State Services Commission (SSC) investigation into Government use […]

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Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 19 December 2018000073

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 19 December 2018000073

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Hon SIMON BRIDGES to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s statements and actions? WILLOW-JEAN PRIME to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the economy? Hon AMY ADAMS to the Minister of Finance: Does he think New Zealanders […]

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External security consultants’ inquiry findings relating to ESR

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, ESR, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on External security consultants’ inquiry findings relating to ESR

Source: ESR The State Services Commission (SSC) has today released its inquiry findings on the use of external security consultants by state sector agencies. Read the report here:  http://www.ssc.govt.nz/external-security-consultants%E2%80%99-inquiry-findings (external link) As with other state sector agencies ESR (Institute of Environmental Science and Research), a crown research institute, was asked to review and report into the […]

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Name release – Tauranga fatal

By   /  December 19, 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 – Tauranga fatal

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police can now release the name of the person killed in a crash on Bethlehem Road, Tauranga, on Monday 19 December. She was 39-year-old Emma Claire Meredith of Te Aroha Our thoughts are with her family. The investigation into the crash is ongoing. ENDS Issued by the […]

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Rotorua Police investigate aggravated robbery

By   /  December 19, 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 Rotorua Police investigate aggravated robbery

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Attribute to Detective Leonie Smith, Rotorua CIB:  Rotorua Police are investigating an aggravated robbery that took place at the Lynmore Junction BP on Te Ngae Road on Monday 10 December.  Two men entered the service area of the BP at around 2am, one armed with a long-barrelled firearm. The […]

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REVEALED: Taxpayer dosh paid to Ministerial spouse’s firm – with no open tender

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on REVEALED: Taxpayer dosh paid to Ministerial spouse’s firm – with no open tender

Source: Taxpayers Union The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union can reveal that in the last year the Government has paid $356,466.61 to the consultancy firm of Peter Nunns – the partner of Associate Transport Julie Anne-Genter – without a single open tender process.The firm in question is MRCagney – for which Mr Nunns is principal economist.A […]

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Funds for Coromandel aquaculture and marine

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, 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 Funds for Coromandel aquaculture and marine

Source: New Zealand Government The Provincial Growth Fund is investing $924,000 in Coromandel aquaculture and marine services, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has announced. “It makes sense to invest in aquaculture, which has grown by 70 per cent in seven years, has annual sales of $612 million and can drive regional development,” Shane Jones […]

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Artificial intelligence key for NZ’s future

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AI, AI Day, AI Forum NZ, AM-NC, artificial intelligence, Bangkok, Ben Reid, Business, Christchurch, DJF, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Artificial intelligence key for NZ’s future

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – New Zealand needs to seize new opportunities in 2019 and harness new AI technologies to deliver positive social and environmental outcomes, AI Forum New Zealand executive director Ben Reid says. Reid has just returned from a major international conference in Bangkok which was hosted by the United Nations Economic and Social […]

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Man critically injured in Ranui overnight

By   /  December 19, 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 critically injured in Ranui overnight

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police A 26-year-old woman has been arrested and will be appearing in Waitakere District Court this morning on a charge of wounding with intent to cause grevious bodily harm. The arrest follows an incident in Ranui overnight where a man suffered critical injuries following a family harm matter. […]

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