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An Exceptional Marketplace To Source Asia’s Best In Europe

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, DJF, KB, KB, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on An Exceptional Marketplace To Source Asia’s Best In Europe

Source: Media Outreach PARIS, FRANCE – Media OutReach – 21 November 2018 – From 27-29 November, 2018, Paris will be the focus of sourcing for European buyers looking for new merchandise in the gifts & giving, home & living and lifestyle retail categories at ASIAN GIFTS & HOUSEWARES SHOW- PARIS.   Organized by Hong Kong based Comasia Limited, the […]

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Body recovered off Cape Palliser identified

By   /  November 21, 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 Body recovered off Cape Palliser identified

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Following formal identification Police can confirm the name of the person who was recovered by a fishing vessel off Cape Palliser on 26 October. The body was that of 25-year-old Patahi Rewi Kawana of Nelson. The death has been referred to the Coroner. Police offer their sympathies […]

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APAC Consumers Desire IoT Devices but Fear Not Being Able to Protect Themselves

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, DJF, KB, KB, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on APAC Consumers Desire IoT Devices but Fear Not Being Able to Protect Themselves

Source: Media Outreach Nine out of ten people surveyed do not trust IoT manufacturers and service providers to secure their devices SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 21 November 2018 – The Internet Society, a global non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring the open development, evolution, and use of the Internet, unveiled today the fifth installment of its APAC survey on policy […]

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Where has the joy of writing gone and how do we get it back for our children?

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Where has the joy of writing gone and how do we get it back for our children?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Edwin Creely, Lecturer in literacy and English education, Monash University NAPLAN results indicate a decline in students’ ability to write. Outcomes in literacy, including writing, affect student achievement across multiple subject areas (including maths and science). Read more: NAPLAN writing tests hinder creativity, so what could we […]

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New Zealand Women in Leadership Alumnae Symposium

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Governor General  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Women in Leadership Alumnae Symposium

Source: New Zealand Governor General Kei aku mareikura tena koutou. Aku mihi nui ki a koe, Rawinia, i to whakatau i ahau. Haramai tatau ki tenei kaupapa nui e pā ana ki a tatau katoa. To this gathering of esteemed women, my greetings to you all. Thank you Rawinia for your welcome to me. Let […]

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Creating a new ACC Ethics Committee

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Accident Compensation Commission (ACC), AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Creating a new ACC Ethics Committee

Source: Accident Compensation Commission (ACC) Released 20/11/18 We’re looking to broaden the scope of our current ACC Research Ethics Committee. We want to reflect the large increase in non-research projects that need ethical consideration. We’re looking for up to five external members (ie who do not work for ACC) who have a strong interest in […]

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Campervan crash in Buller Gorge

By   /  November 21, 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 Campervan crash in Buller Gorge

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Emergency services are attending a crash on Lower Buller Gorge Road which occurred at about 4:15pm, at Hawks Crag. A campervan has gone over a bank and one person is believed to be trapped in the vehicle with non-life threatening injuries. A helicopter has been called in […]

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Sikh Community celebrates 549th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Communities, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Sikh Community celebrates 549th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs On 23 November 2018, Sikhs from all over the world will celebrate the 549th anniversary of the birth of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, founder of the Sikh religion. Celebrations across the globe include langar, or free kitchen, a concept introduced by Guru Nanak where food is […]

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Innovation Is Empowering Taiwan’s Cyber Security Capabilities

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, DJF, KB, KB, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Innovation Is Empowering Taiwan’s Cyber Security Capabilities

Source: Media Outreach Innovative cyber security technologies are aiming new market opportunities in Asia Innovative cyber security technologies powering the industry to achieve technological advancement and successful commercialization inside and outside of Taiwan: Taiwan’s technological advantages successfully groom its cyber security industry, achieving a value of US$1.26 billion in 2017Well-established vendors with more than 15 years […]

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Innovation Is Empowering Taiwan’s Cyber Security Capabilities

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, DJF, KB, KB, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Innovation Is Empowering Taiwan’s Cyber Security Capabilities

Source: Media Outreach Innovative cyber security technologies are aiming new market opportunities in Asia Innovative cyber security technologies powering the industry to achieve technological advancement and successful commercialization inside and outside of Taiwan: Taiwan’s technological advantages successfully groom its cyber security industry, achieving a value of US$1.26 billion in 2017Well-established vendors with more than 15 years […]

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Colonial Australia was surprisingly concerned about Aboriginal deaths in custody

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Colonial Australia was surprisingly concerned about Aboriginal deaths in custody

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Kristyn Harman, Senior Lecturer in History; Graduate Research Coordinator, School of Humanities; Course Coordinator, Diploma of History, University of Tasmania When the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody’s report was tabled in 1991, it was not the first official inquiry into this tragic phenomenon. The disproportionately […]

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Why we care about groundwater

By   /  November 21, 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 Why we care about groundwater

Source: ESR When scientists say groundwater many people conjure up the idea of a vast subterranean lake – ready for us to use as drinking water or irrigation for our crops and farms. While that may be an appealing image, in fact our groundwater resource is the water in the pores or cracks in the […]

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Enjoying popular northern beaches with your dog

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Enjoying popular northern beaches with your dog

Source: Auckland Council With summer just around the corner, now’s a good time to check dog access hours at your local beach. Most of Auckland’s beaches have restricted dog access hours that change seasonally. During the summer months many beaches prohibit dogs on the beach area for much of the day. At Takapuna Beach, for example, […]

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New Zealand Economy – Ageing is a drag: Projecting labour force participation in New Zealand – Reserve Bank of New Zealand

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Economy – Ageing is a drag: Projecting labour force participation in New Zealand – Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Ageing is a drag: Projecting labour force participation in New Zealand (PDF) By Michael Callaghan; Jamie Culling; Finn Robinson AN2018/10 – This Analytical Note explores the effect of the ageing New Zealand population and the business cycle on the outlook for the labour force participation rate. These factors are important for understanding […]

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Police Ten 7 to profile violent Christchurch robbery

By   /  November 21, 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 Ten 7 to profile violent Christchurch robbery

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police investigating the armed robbery of a Christchurch bar are hoping Police Ten 7 viewers will be able to identify those involved. At about 8.50pm on Tuesday 23 October, three men wearing black hoodies and scarves over their faces entered Coaster’s Tavern on Daniels Road in Redwood. […]

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Tips for enjoying the beach with your dog

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Tips for enjoying the beach with your dog

Source: Auckland Council With summer just around the corner, now’s a good time to check dog access hours at your local beach. Most of Auckland’s beaches have restricted dog access hours that change seasonally. During the summer months many beaches prohibit dogs on the beach area for much of the day. At Takapuna Beach, for example, […]

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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 21 November 2018

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 21 November 2018

Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.  Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”.  Persistent hotspot regions have the potential to develop into drought. Facts: Soil Moisture Across […]

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UC scientist wins $100,000 to study Staph infection-causing bacteria

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC scientist wins $100,000 to study Staph infection-causing bacteria

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 21 November 2018 A University of Canterbury researcher has been awarded $100,000 to study Staph infection-causing bacteria, in a study that could save lives around the world. UC Biochemistry Lecturer Dr Jodie Johnston has won funding from the Canterbury Medical Research Foundation to pursue her […]

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Capital Gains Tax will lift rents, add to living costs

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Capital Gains Tax will lift rents, add to living costs

Source: National Party A capital gains tax would lead to further rent increases and hurt those who can least afford it, National’s Finance spokesperson Amy Adams says. “The Government insists it set up the Tax Working Group ‘to deliver fairness’ to the tax system but the TWG admits that a capital gains tax would see […]

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