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Defeated Housing Minister drops KiwiBuild target

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Defeated Housing Minister drops KiwiBuild target

Source: National Party Housing Minister Phil Twyford’s outstanding admission today his policy of building 1000 KiwiBuild houses by July this year is just ‘a target’, and further he can’t guarantee he will hit that target shows just how muddled this Government is, National’s Housing spokesperson Judith Collins says. “This morning Mr Twyford finally admitted what […]

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Govt in denial as most coal burned in five years

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Govt in denial as most coal burned in five years

Source: National Party It is a sad irony that in the first year of a Government that talks a big game on climate change, New Zealand burned the most coal in five years to keep the lights on, National’s Energy and Resources spokesperson Jonathan Young says. “It’s a foretaste of the imbalances to come. New […]

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Farewell to Professor Ian Shirley

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Farewell to Professor Ian Shirley

Source: Auckland University of Technology 23 Jan, 2019 Emeritus Professor Ian Shirley was a friend and colleague to many at AUT as a researcher, leader, mentor, supervisor and notable person about the University. Ian’s contribution to AUT dates back to 2000 when he joined the University from Massey to take up a role of Professor […]

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Ready to take on the world

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Ready to take on the world

Source: Auckland University of Technology 23 Jan, 2019 Before Sofie Heaphy graduated from AUT with her Bachelor of Health Science in Paramedicine she had already organised a student paramedic conference, volunteered for St John, acted as the New Zealand representative for Student Paramedics Australasia and co-ordinated a month-long volunteer trip to provide medical assistance in […]

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Kerbside collections for Auckland Anniversary Day

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Kerbside collections for Auckland Anniversary Day

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Anniversary Day is just around the corner. Remember that all kerbside collections will be one day later. See the table below for your collection dates over this period: If your usual collection day is: Your collections will be on: Monday 28 January 2019 Tuesday 29 January 2019 Tuesday 29 January 2019 […]

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WWF Welcomes Call by Sir David Attenborough for Global Environmental Action

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal Welfare, Conservation, DJF, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Welcomes Call by Sir David Attenborough for Global Environmental Action

Source: World Wildlife FundWWF welcomes today’s call from Sir David Attenborough, made in conversation with the Duke of Cambridge, in which he urged political and business leaders to protect the natural world. His call reinforces the urgent need expressed by WWF and other organizations for a new deal for nature and people in 2020 – […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY – stabbing incident, Whanganui

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on MEDIA ADVISORY – stabbing incident, Whanganui

Source: New Zealand Police Inspector Nigel Allan, Whanganui Area Commander, will speak to media at 12:30pm about yesterday’s stabbing on Wicksteed Street. Media are asked to gather at Whanganui Police Station on Bell Street just prior to 12:30pm. ENDS Issued by Police Media Team MIL OSI

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Kiwis must grasp a far greater awareness of health

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Christchurch, consumer research report, DJF, Editor's Picks, ExerciseNZ, FifthEstate1, KB, kiwis, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealanders, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie  /  Comments Off on Kiwis must grasp a far greater awareness of health

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – New Zealanders need to grasp a far greater awareness of health in 2019, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie said today. ExerciseNZ’s recent consumer research report found awareness of health is the number one reason people exercise, which is just under three quarters of all New Zealand exercisers. “This is quite consistent […]

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Opinion: If we legalise cannabis we must keep business at bay

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, feature, FifthEstate1, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: If we legalise cannabis we must keep business at bay

Source: Massey University The age at which people start regular cannabis use is a likely predictor of harm, Professor Sally Casswell says. Professor Sally Casswell from the SHORE & WhārikiResearch Centre. By Professor Sally Casswell We must beware of extreme ideological positions in our cannabis discussion. In particular it would be good to acknowledge the […]

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Beat the Auckland Anniversary Weekend traffic with this interactive traffic volume map from the NZTA

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Beat the Auckland Anniversary Weekend traffic with this interactive traffic volume map from the NZTA

Source: Auckland Council Remember to plan ahead to avoid the traditional busy travel times this Auckland Anniversary weekend. To help you plan ahead, the New Zealand Transport Agency has crunched the traffic numbers from previous Auckland Anniversary weekends to give an insight into expected travel patterns. Check out the interactive holiday journeys map at the […]

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Jakarta Post: Free radical cleric linked to Bali bombing – why now?

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, Abu Bakar Bashir, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Bali bombings, DJF, Elections, Evening Report, Featured, FifthEstate1, Indonesia, Indonesian elections, Joko Widodo, Justice, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, presidential elections, Reports, Terrorism  /  Comments Off on Jakarta Post: Free radical cleric linked to Bali bombing – why now?

Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir … controversy over presidential plan for his early release. Image: YouTube still Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesian President Joko Widodo says a radical Muslim cleric linked to the 2002 Bali bombings would only be released from jail if he pledged loyalty to the state and its ideology, following news he […]

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Update – incident in Queenstown

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Update – incident in Queenstown

Source: New Zealand Police A mother and son remain in Dunedin Hospital after the incident at Shotover Jet base in Queenstown yesterday afternoon. The pair, from Wellington, are both in a serious but stable condition. Emergency services were called to the area around 1pm yesterday when a tree fell on the group. Police continue to […]

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All that slipping and sliding on tennis courts prevents injuries: a biomechanics expert explains how

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on All that slipping and sliding on tennis courts prevents injuries: a biomechanics expert explains how

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Anthony Blazevich, Professor of Biomechanics, Edith Cowan University Hard courts are very negative for the body. I know the sport is a business and creating these courts is easier than clay or grass, but I am 100% sure it is wrong. I may have to play more […]

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Australia can do more to attract and keep women in parliament – here are some ideas

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Australia can do more to attract and keep women in parliament – here are some ideas

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Brendan Churchill, Research Fellow in Sociology, University of Melbourne The resignation of Kelly O’Dwyer, Federal Minister for Women, Jobs and Industrial Relations, tells us what we have known for some time: Australia’s parliament is a hostile workplace for women and working mothers. O’Dwyer’s desire for a bigger […]

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How does ecstasy kill?

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on How does ecstasy kill?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Nicole Lee, Professor at the National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University MDMA (Methylenedioxymethamphetamine), commonly referred to as ecstasy, was manufactured as a potential pharmaceutical early last century. It had some limited use in the 1970s as a therapeutic aid in trauma treatment and in relationship counselling, and […]

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So you’ve KonMarie’d your life: here’s how to throw your stuff out

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on So you’ve KonMarie’d your life: here’s how to throw your stuff out

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Jenni Downes, Senior Research Consultant, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney A wave of decluttering is sweeping the nation. St Vincent de Paul has reported a 38% increase in donated goods in some areas compared with the same time last year. However much of this […]

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Limes not lemons: lessons from Australia’s first e-scooter sharing trial

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Limes not lemons: lessons from Australia’s first e-scooter sharing trial

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Benjamin Kaufman, PhD Scholar in Transport, Griffith University If you’ve been in central Brisbane recently, you will know there is a new visitor in town. Lime e-scooters have popped up all over the CBD and neighbouring suburbs. It’s early days for this new mobility provider, so we […]

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Dirty deeds: how to stop Australian miners abroad being linked to death and destruction

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Dirty deeds: how to stop Australian miners abroad being linked to death and destruction

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Julia Dehm, Lecturer, La Trobe University Australian companies dominate African mining. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade counts 175 ASX-listed companies operating in 35 African countries. Professional services company PwC reckons there are more than 200, and that “a golden age of Australia-Africa relations has begun”. […]

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Hidden women of history: the priestess Pythia at the Delphic Oracle, who spoke truth to power

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Hidden women of history: the priestess Pythia at the Delphic Oracle, who spoke truth to power

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Julia Kindt, Professor, Department of Classics and Ancient History, University of Sydney In this series, we look at under acknowledged women through the ages. In a time and place that offered few career opportunities for women, the job of the priestess of Apollo at Delphi stands out. […]

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Man seriously injured after incident in Panmure

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Man seriously injured after incident in Panmure

Source: New Zealand Police Police are investigating after a stabbing in Panmure late last night, Tuesday 22 January. Police were called around 11pm to reports of a man stabbed outside a Tripoli Road address. A man was taken to hospital in a serious condition. Enquiries are ongoing. ENDS Issued by Police Media Team MIL OSI

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