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Serious crime up across the country

By   /  May 26, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Serious crime up across the country

Source: National Party With growing reports of gang tensions, drug crime and shootings, National can reveal the number of serious harm cases before the courts has increased by 25 per cent since the election, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges says. “Serious harm cases include rape, sexual assault, murder, manslaughter and drug crimes. “As a […]

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Police seek information after dairy burglary

By   /  May 26, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Police seek information after dairy burglary

Source: New Zealand Police Police are investigating the burglary of Junction Cafe and Dairy on Flora Road, Lumsden. Two men forced entry into the dairy using a crowbar on Saturday evening. They took off with a large amount of cigarettes, tobacco and a quantity of cash. Police would like to hear from anyone who has information that […]

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Update: Otahuhu homicide investigation

By   /  May 26, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Update: Otahuhu homicide investigation

Source: New Zealand Police Attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Darrell Harpur: Yesterday morning, about 4.40am, Police were called to a report of a shooting in Seaside Park, Otahuhu. Ambulance and Police located the victim, Samiuela Anania Tupou, who was critically injured and died at the scene. Samiuela, 21, recently returned with his family to live […]

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UPDATE: Cyclist dies following Queen Street crash

By   /  May 26, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on UPDATE: Cyclist dies following Queen Street crash

Source: New Zealand Police A cyclist has died following a crash on Queen Street, Auckland Central, this morning. Emergency services were called to the crash, between a car and a cyclist, around 2.30am. The cyclist was transported to Auckland Hospital. Police are continuing to make enquiries to identify the cyclist. An investigation into the crash […]

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A strong Samoan language for our children is a job for us all

By   /  May 26, 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 A strong Samoan language for our children is a job for us all

Source: New Zealand Government Samoa Language Week is an opportunity for every New Zealander to come together to help protect the stories, cultures and traditions our Pacific languages hold, for the benefit of future generations. “Language is the lens through which we understand and explain our history, our culture and the world around us. Pacific […]

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Police appeal for witnesses following Queen Street crash

By   /  May 26, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Police appeal for witnesses following Queen Street crash

Source: New Zealand Police Police are appealing for witnesses following a crash on Queen Street, Auckland City, this morning. Police and emergency services were called to the crash involving a silver Honda Logo hatchback and a cyclist around 2.30am opposite Myers Park. The incident was attended by the Serious Crash Unit and Auckland City Crime […]

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Matariki whale signposts resurgence of tohorā/southern right whale

By   /  May 26, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Matariki whale signposts resurgence of tohorā/southern right whale

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction The sight of a southern right whale like Matariki in Wellington wasn’t just a fluke – a report confirms their population status is continuing to improve. Date:  26 May 2019 The sight of a tohorā/southern right whale such as Matariki in Wellington harbour wasn’t just a fluke or a one-off – […]

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Woman rescued after Mt Ruapehu crevasse fall

By   /  May 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Woman rescued after Mt Ruapehu crevasse fall

Source: New Zealand Police A climber was lucky to escape serious injury after she fell 15 metres down a crevasse on Mt Ruapehu today, Saturday 25 May. Police received a distress call from a mountaineering group around 2:40pm to say one of their group, a woman in her 20s, had fallen down the crevasse in […]

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New Zealand Health Sector – Hapai Te Hauora applauds Government for psychoactive substance legislation stance

By   /  May 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Health Sector – Hapai Te Hauora applauds Government for psychoactive substance legislation stance

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: Hapai Te Hauora This week the Government put their values into action by voting against the third reading of the “Psychoactive Substances (Increasing Penalty for Supply and Distribution) Amendment Bill”. Hāpai Te Hauora, Māori public health advocates, say this is a small step in the right direction to treating drug harm as […]

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New Zealand Horticulture Sector – Kurow orchardist takes home Central Otago Young Grower title

By   /  May 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Horticulture Sector – Kurow orchardist takes home Central Otago Young Grower title

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: Horticulture NZ Ellen Watt from Waitaki Orchards, Kurow, has been named the Central Otago Young Fruitgrower of the Year, following a day-long competition in Cromwell today. The competition saw six of the region’s top young orchardists engage in a series of challenges designed to test the skills needed to successfully run a […]

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Speech: Prepared for Northern Regional Conference

By   /  May 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Speech: Prepared for Northern Regional Conference

Source: National Party Good afternoon. It’s great to be up here in the Bay of Islands. It never fails to amaze me how beautiful this country is but also how distinctly different the top of the north is from the bottom of the south, where we had my own regional conference two weeks ago. As […]

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Work begins to drop public transport fares for low income households

By   /  May 25, 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 Work begins to drop public transport fares for low income households

Source: New Zealand Government Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter announced today that the Wellbeing Budget will include new funding that could make it cheaper for low income households to use public transport. Budget 2019 will provide funding to investigate a scheme to reduce the costs of public transport for Community Services Card holders. “This […]

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Update NAIT before moving day

By   /  May 25, 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 Update NAIT before moving day

Source: New Zealand Government Almost 8,000 dairy farming locations are yet to re-register with the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) scheme ahead of Moving Day. Agriculture and Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor says it’s not good enough. “One thing the Mycoplasma bovis response has highlighted is the low levels of compliance with NAIT,” Damien O’Connor […]

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Reducing the backlog of coronial cases

By   /  May 25, 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 Reducing the backlog of coronial cases

Source: New Zealand Government The Government is taking action to reducing the backlog of coronial cases by appointing eight relief coroners, Minister for Courts Andrew Little announced today. “More relief coroners will provide more support so families aren’t waiting long periods for coronial decisions affecting their loved ones,” Andrew Little said.  “The relief coroners’ main focus will be on clearing the current backlog of cases by providing support to the National Initial Investigation Office which is […]

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Update: Police launches homicide investigation after Otahuhu death

By   /  May 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Update: Police launches homicide investigation after Otahuhu death

Source: New Zealand Police Update: Police launches homicide investigation after Otahuhu death Saturday, 25 May 2019 – 7:35am Counties Manukau Police has cordoned off Seaside Park following the death of a man overnight. Any activities scheduled for the park today will be cancelled. ENDS Issued by Police Media Centre MIL OSI

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Police launches homicide investigation after Otahuhu death

By   /  May 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Police launches homicide investigation after Otahuhu death

Source: New Zealand Police Police has launched a homicide enquiry following a death in Otahuhu this morning. Police was called to Seaside Park on Brady Road about 4.40am and located a critically injured man. Emergency services administered medical attention, however he died at the scene. Police would like to speak to any witnesses, or anyone […]

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Fatal crash, Hurunui

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Fatal crash, Hurunui

Source: New Zealand Police Emergency services are in attendance at a fatal crash in the Hurunui District, Canterbury. Shortly after 8pm two vehicles collided on Culverden Road (SH 7), about 2km north of the Hurunui Hotel. One person has died and another has been taken to Christchurch Hospital by ambulance with serious injuries. The Police […]

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EIT serves weekly dinner to people in need

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, eit central hawkes bay, FifthEstate1, kai kitchen, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on EIT serves weekly dinner to people in need

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti Home News EIT serves weekly dinner to people in need 15 mins ago The “Kai Kitchen” visitors enjoy the warm meals and the company. EIT’s Regional Learning Centre in Waipukurau is proving once again that it is not only a learning hub but a place where exciting things for […]

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Man arrested following Invercargill search

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Man arrested following Invercargill search

Source: New Zealand Police A 35-year-old man will appear in Invercargill District Court tomorrow following an arrest in Grasmere, Invercargill, this afternoon. The man had been sought by Police during the execution of a warrant to arrest in the Grasmere area this morning. He was unable to be located during the execution of that warrant, […]

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New Zealand Unions – NZNO supports rangatahi strike for climate change

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Unions – NZNO supports rangatahi strike for climate change

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) stands in support of rangatahi striking for climate action across the country today. NZNO Climate Change Spokesperson Rachel Dobric says the health and wellbeing benefits of taking urgent action on climate change are massive. “Leading medical journal The Lancet has made it […]

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