Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  FifthEstate1  -  Page 2
Latest

New Zealand Culture – Canterbury Museum recently acquired the Roger Award trophy from the Christchurch-based Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA)

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Culture – Canterbury Museum recently acquired the Roger Award trophy from the Christchurch-based Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA)

Source: MIL-OSI SubmissionsSource: Canterbury Museum The Roger Award was named after former Minister of Finance Roger Douglas, who oversaw radical economic reforms in the 1980s. Each year between 1997 and 2016, CAFCA gave the award to the “worst transnational corporation operating in Aotearoa New Zealand”. The award garnered national press coverage and became an embarrassment […]

Read More →
Latest

New Zealand Education Sector – The cost of overhauling school governance

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Education Sector – The cost of overhauling school governance

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: NZSTA The New Zealand School Trustees Association is reassured by Minister Hipkins’ acknowledgement to Select Committee that recommendations for changing the basis of school governance would come at a significant cost. The Tomorrow’s Schools Taskforce initial report recommended that significant strategic and governing responsibilities should be transferred from community-based school boards of […]

Read More →
Latest

New Zealand Animal Welfare Sector – UPDATE WITH PHOTOS: SAFE launch petition to Parliament at their Rally to End Live Export

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Animal Welfare Sector – UPDATE WITH PHOTOS: SAFE launch petition to Parliament at their Rally to End Live Export

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: SAFE NZ International Awareness Day to Stop Live Transport today saw caring Kiwis outside Parliament, speaking out against the cruelty of the live export trade. Animal rights organisation SAFE and more than 50 animal groups globally are highlighting the cruelty of live export, marking the anniversary when 13,000 sheep died on board […]

Read More →
Latest

New Zealand Business Sector – Chamber supports collaborative approach to ‘Hobbit Law’

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Business Sector – Chamber supports collaborative approach to ‘Hobbit Law’

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: Business Central New arrangements unanimously agreed to by the Film Industry Working Group are welcomed by the Wellington Chamber of Commerce. “The changes to the ‘Hobbit Law’ from 2010 to allow for collective bargaining and the prohibition on strike action is a fair compromise between the film industry and its workers,” says […]

Read More →
Latest

New Zealand Climate – New Zealand’s new role in global Tropical Cyclone preparedness

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Climate – New Zealand’s new role in global Tropical Cyclone preparedness

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: MetService The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has named Chris Noble from New Zealand’s MetService as the Chair of the Tropical Cyclone Committee for the South Pacific and South-East Indian Ocean.   Tropical Cyclones are among the most devastating of natural hazards. As seen last year with the effects from Severe Tropical Cyclone Gita, […]

Read More →
Latest

Under-Secretary Tabuteau to visit Federated States of Micronesia to meet with Pacific Fisheries Ministers

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Under-Secretary Tabuteau to visit Federated States of Micronesia to meet with Pacific Fisheries Ministers

Source: New Zealand Government Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs Fletcher Tabuteau is travelling to the Federated States of Micronesia tomorrow to represent New Zealand at the sixteenth annual ministerial meeting of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Committee. The Committee is the governing body of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency. The Forum Fisheries Agency was formed […]

Read More →
Latest

Week That Was: Fieldays and our rural communities

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Week That Was: Fieldays and our rural communities

Source: New Zealand Labour Party It was Fieldays this week and we were firmly focused on our regions and rural communities. We progressed work on the Sustainable Land Use package, invested in the Hawke’s Bay through the Provincial Growth Fund, and celebrated substantial growth in our primary sector. It’s clear – we’re doing the work […]

Read More →
Latest

Public health warning – Marine biotoxin in shellfish in Nydia Bay

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Public health warning – Marine biotoxin in shellfish in Nydia Bay

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from Nydia Bay in Pelorus Sound, Marlborough. Routine tests on shellfish samples taken from this region have shown levels of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) toxins above the safe […]

Read More →
Latest

Ashley River/Rakahuri Bridge, North Canterbury, SH1 – night closures coming up

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Ashley River/Rakahuri Bridge, North Canterbury, SH1 – night closures coming up

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers that the Ashley River/ Rakahuri Bridge on SH1 north of Waikuku, south of Amberley, will be closed at nights for essential repairs and strengthening work in a week’s time. * The first work period is from 8pm Saturday, 22 June to 5am Wednesday, 26 […]

Read More →
Latest

Draft Risk Management Programme (RMP) Template for Harvesting, Candling or Packing Eggs

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Draft Risk Management Programme (RMP) Template for Harvesting, Candling or Packing Eggs

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Closing Date: 19 Jul 2019 Contact: Animal products team Background to consultation The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is seeking feedback on the revised Risk Management Programme (RMP) Template for Harvesting, Candling or Packing Eggs. The aim of this review is to update to current legislative requirements in the template […]

Read More →
Latest

Time for bold actions guided by science

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, NIWA, Science  /  Comments Off on Time for bold actions guided by science

Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research The flames fueled by Nelson’s summer drought, and the bridges wrecked by March’s record-breaking downpour on the West Coast, speak for themselves. It is also sobering to read the latest report from NIWA’s sea-level experts, who are projecting a potential $38 billion bill for commercial […]

Read More →
Latest

Gore burglaries may be linked

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Gore burglaries may be linked

Source: New Zealand Police Police believe two recent commercial burglaries in Gore may be linked and need the public’s help to locate the offenders. The first burglary happened on Wednesday 12 June at about 11.35pm at the Longford Tavern on Hamilton Street. Two male offenders forced entry into the building by breaking glass panelling. They […]

Read More →
Latest

Minister should release legal advice on Waihi mine

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Minister should release legal advice on Waihi mine

Source: National Party Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage should release the legal information she received before controversially deciding to block Oceana Gold’s Overseas Investment Office application in Waihi, National’s spokesperson for Land Information David Bennett says. “The decision to decline the application for Oceana Gold to purchase 178 hectares of rural land for a new […]

Read More →
Latest

What is prudent debt?

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Treasury  /  Comments Off on What is prudent debt?

Source: New Zealand Treasury: Lecture delivered by Gabriel Makhlouf, Secretary to the Treasury at the Treasury’s Economic Forum[1] This year marks the 30th anniversary of the introduction of the Public Finance Act (PFA) and the 25th anniversary of the fiscal responsibility provisions that were incorporated into it.  The PFA is one of New Zealand’s important […]

Read More →
Latest

Police praise public

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Police praise public

Source: New Zealand Police Timaru Police have praised the actions of the people who apprehended a man after a local pharmacy was robbed today. A 51-year-old man is due to appear in the Timaru District Court today charged with aggravated robbery. “The members of the public who came to the assistance of the frightened pharmacy […]

Read More →
Latest

Massey studio hosts ‘hobbit’ announcement

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey studio hosts ‘hobbit’ announcement

Source: Massey University Minister Lees-Galloway (right) with student Ethan Thompson. Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway use the Massey University School of Music and Creative Media Production’s main recording studio as the venue for this week’s announcement of changes to the so-called “Hobbit law”. The school, part of the College of Creative Arts, produces […]

Read More →
Latest

New and current ITO training agreements

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Commission  /  Comments Off on New and current ITO training agreements

Source: Tertiary Education Commission Last updated 14 June 2019Last updated 14 June 2019 Chief Executive Tim Fowler has written to all Industry Training Organisations (ITO) to confirm current or new training agreements will be honoured for the duration of the training period, subject to the training agreement meeting the existing TEC funding criteria.Chief Executive Tim […]

Read More →
Latest

Hong Kong: Ongoing Protests

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Hong Kong: Ongoing Protests

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Hong Kong: Ongoing Protests Large demonstrations have taken place in Hong Kong this week, notably in the areas of Admiralty, Tamar Park and the Central Government Complex. Further protests are expected this weekend, and traffic may be disrupted.     New Zealanders in Hong […]

Read More →
Latest

IDEA Services dispute escalates: 12-hour strike Sunday – E tū

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on IDEA Services dispute escalates: 12-hour strike Sunday – E tū

Source: Etu Union A 12 hour strike this Sunday by care and support workers at IDEA Services will go ahead after two days of failed mediation this week. The workers will be striking from 8.30am to 8.30pm. Three thousand E tū members are affected by the dispute which has been running for eight months and […]

Read More →
Latest

Guideline for assessing welfare performance of traps updated

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Guideline for assessing welfare performance of traps updated

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 14 Jun 2019 Media contact: MPI media team The National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) has revised its guideline for assessing the animal welfare performance of restraining and kill traps for vertebrate pest control. The guideline allows traps to be tested in a standardised way and encourages the continuing […]

Read More →