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It’s never too late

By   /  June 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, Hawke's Bay, Joanne (Jo) Boese, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, online, students, Tairāwhiti, TANZ, tanz ecampus, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on It’s never too late

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 6 mins ago TANZ eCampus Learner Joanne Boese It wasn’t so much the onset of ‘empty nest syndrome’ that motivated Joanne (Jo) Boese to return to study at 43, but rather an overwhelming hunger for professional and personal growth that she so rightly deserves. “I have been in […]

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99 birds wing their way to Hawke’s Bay

By   /  May 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Hawke's Bay, kōrure, Kōrure Translocation, mottled petrel, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Poutiri Ao ō Tanē, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on 99 birds wing their way to Hawke’s Bay

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: 99 birds wing their way to Hawke’s Bay This is the final blog post in a three-part series from Biodiversity Ranger Kelly Eaton following the translocation of up to 100 intrepid seabirds from Whenua Hou Island to the Maungaharuru Range in the Hawke’s Bay.

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Fluffy seabirds with a bite

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Hawke's Bay, kōrure, Kōrure Translocation, mottled petrel, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Poutiri Ao ō Tanē, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Fluffy seabirds with a bite

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fluffy seabirds with a bite This is the second blog post in a three-part series following the translocation of up to 100 intrepid seabirds from Whenua Hou Island to the Maungaharuru Range in the Hawke’s Bay. Kia ora. We’re now well into the work here on […]

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Sardine smoothies and intrepid seabirds

By   /  April 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Hawke's Bay, kōrure, Kōrure Translocation, mottled petrel, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Poutiri Ao ō Tanē, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Sardine smoothies and intrepid seabirds

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Sardine smoothies and intrepid seabirds What do you get if you cross 100 intrepid seabirds, a 1,131-kilometre flight, sardine smoothies and a huge amount of volunteer support? A highly ambitious translocation of kōrure/mottled petrel chicks from Whenua Hou/Codfish Island to the Maungaharuru Range. Kia ora, […]

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Fighting fires with DOC’s dedicated staff

By   /  September 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Canada wildfires, canterbury, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, DOC staff, Environment, FENZ, fire, Firefighting, Hawke's Bay, National parks, New Zealand Government, Port Hills fires, Public Sector, Regions, Rural Fire Service  /  Comments Off on Fighting fires with DOC’s dedicated staff

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fighting fires with DOC’s dedicated staff Did you know that DOC staff fight fires? This means that many staff are trained to fight fires, and do so on public conservation land when necessary. DOC fire fighters assisting with tussock burn in Nenthorn, Central Otago. Photo: […]

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Meth Testing Hawkes Bay Helping Fight P Epidemic

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Contaminated Housing, Hawke's Bay, Health, Meth Testing, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand, Real Estate  /  Comments Off on Meth Testing Hawkes Bay Helping Fight P Epidemic

MIL OSI – Source: Press Release Service – New Zealand – PR.co.nz – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Meth Testing Hawkes Bay Helping Fight P Epidemic (PR.co.nz) New Scientific Meth Testing and Reporting Business Methamphetamine contaminated houses have become a big issue in the Hawkes Bay. With methamphetamine users varying from kids in poor communities to wealthy […]

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Photo of the week: Mottled petrel/kōrure chick

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Hawke's Bay, mottled petrel, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Photo of the week, Public Sector, seabirds  /  Comments Off on Photo of the week: Mottled petrel/kōrure chick

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Photo of the week: Mottled petrel/kōrure chick Today’s photo is of a mottled petrel/kōrure chick on Whenua Hou/Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand. Although the mottled petrel can be seen over vast areas of the Pacific Ocean, it is endemic because it breeds […]

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New report reveals untapped export opportunity

By   /  March 9, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, AgResearch, Alexandra Allan, avocado, Bioprocessing Alliance, Business, by-products, Callaghan Innovation, export, Food, Food South, FoodWaikato, grapes, Hawke's Bay, kiwifruit, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, non-dairy, NZ Food Innovation Network, NZFIN, Plant & Food, Press Release, Press Release Service, The FoodBowl, The FoodPilot  /  Comments Off on New report reveals untapped export opportunity

MIL OSI – Auckland – Leading national food and beverage innovators say non-dairy powdered food products are in high demand world-wide and New Zealand needs to act quickly to take advantage of an untapped export growth opportunity.  The New Zealand Food Innovation Network report released this week explores food products in the non-dairy sector, the consumer […]

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Swimmable Rivers Tour: a great day at the Tukituki

By   /  March 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, clean rivers, Dirty Rivers, Environment & Resource Management, Fish and Game, Freshwater, Friends of the Tukituki, Green Party, Hawke's Bay, Opposition News, Politics, swimmable rivers, tukituki, Tukituki River, water  /  Comments Off on Swimmable Rivers Tour: a great day at the Tukituki

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Swimmable Rivers Tour: a great day at the Tukituki I’m buzzing! Yesterday, we had a great visit to the Tukituki river area to focus on swimmable river solutions. The day started near the mouth of the Tukituki at Haumoana where we were honoured to participate […]

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Ruataniwha Redux: Defending Nature from the Conservation Minister

By   /  February 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Campaign, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment & Resource Management, forest and bird, Green Party, Hawke's Bay, Maggie Barry, Mojo Mathers, Opposition News, Parliament, Politics, Ruataniwha, The Issues  /  Comments Off on Ruataniwha Redux: Defending Nature from the Conservation Minister

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Ruataniwha Redux: Defending Nature from the Conservation Minister Right now, Forest and Bird are in the Supreme Court defending a challenge from the Minister of Conservation, Maggie Barry. The Minister wants to remove the protected status of 22 hectares of Forest Park land in order […]

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Tuku Whenua – gifting of treasured lands

By   /  January 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bellbird Bush, Boundary Stream, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Hawke's Bay, Maunaharuru, New Zealand Government, Opouahi, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Tuku Whenua – gifting of treasured lands

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Tuku Whenua – gifting of treasured lands Earlier this month at Tangoio Marae, the Crown fulfilled their Settlement obligation to return four reserves to Hapū represented by the Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust. Four days later, the Hapū gifted these lands to the people of Aotearoa. The signing […]

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A closer look at Cape to City

By   /  October 31, 2016  /  24/7 News, Cape to City, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Hawke's Bay, Native animals, Native plants, New Zealand Government, Poutiri Ao ō Tanē, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on A closer look at Cape to City

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: A closer look at Cape to City What’s it like working on one of New Zealand’s largest initiatives to restore biodiversity to the landscape? Community Ranger Lauren Buchholz shares the story behind some memorable scenes from Hawke’s Bay’s Cape to City project. A block of […]

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Paradise: Hunting in Kaweka Forest Park

By   /  September 29, 2016  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Hawke's Bay, Hunting, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, sika deer  /  Comments Off on Paradise: Hunting in Kaweka Forest Park

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Paradise: Hunting in Kaweka Forest Park Maz Taylor-Gregory shares with us her recent hunting adventure in Kaweka Forest Park with dad Mark. I guess it’s hard to explain paradise. For me it’s freedom, surrounded by nature’s creation and the sound of nothing but morning bird song, […]

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