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When the state turned away: Sarah’s story

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on When the state turned away: Sarah’s story

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: When the state turned away: Sarah’s story With all the rhetoric around domestic violence and women and children it’s hard to believe that even today when women experience hardship and reach out to the state for support, they are still judged and […]

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Studying in Tokyo a transformative experience

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Studying in Tokyo a transformative experience

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Studying in Tokyo a transformative experience After feeling that he was simply treading water in New Zealand, John White decided to get out of his comfort zone and move to Tokyo to study Japanese. The Foundation provided John with a $1000 Japan Study Grant, […]

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Top tips: Oral Health

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Top tips: Oral Health

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Top tips: Oral Health Plunket and Colgate Australia and New Zealand have partnered together to bring you our top five tips for keeping your family’s mouths nice and healthy: 1. Start brushing teeth as soon as they appear – use a small soft […]

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Save money on power and help pay for those baby essentials instead

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Save money on power and help pay for those baby essentials instead

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Save money on power and help pay for those baby essentials instead Having a baby can be expensive. In fact, some parents can spend more than $800 just on nappies and wipes in the first year of welcoming a newborn. Did you know […]

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Artist molds memories in clay on Tokyo residency

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Artist molds memories in clay on Tokyo residency

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Artist molds memories in clay on Tokyo residency New Zealand Artist Richard Maloy recently returned from a two-month Foundation residency at the prestigious Youkobo Artspace in Tokyo. In this interview he describes his time at Youkobo and the work he created there.  (continue […]

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NZTU takes full page advertisements in tomorrow’s national newspapers

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on NZTU takes full page advertisements in tomorrow’s national newspapers

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZTU takes full page advertisements in tomorrow’s national newspapers NZTU takes full-page advertisements in tomorrow’s national newspapers 18 SEPTEMBER 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ‘More spending equals more tax and more debt’ is the key message of full-page pre-election newspaper and online advertising campaign being launched tomorrow […]

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Harsh punishments for sole parents fuel child poverty

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Harsh punishments for sole parents fuel child poverty

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Harsh punishments for sole parents fuel child poverty 15 September 2017 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says that urgently removing Sections 176, 177, 178 from the Social Security Legislation Rewrite Bill and extending the In-Work Tax Credit portion of Working for Families […]

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Saudi sheep – we were right all along

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Saudi sheep – we were right all along

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Saudi sheep – we were right all along Saudi sheep – we were right all along. 15 SEPTEMBER 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “It is a sad indictment on the Government, the Office of the Ombudsman, and New Zealand’s public institutions that it has taken more than […]

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Tips for supporting your baby or child with Daylight Saving

By   /  September 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Tips for supporting your baby or child with Daylight Saving

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Tips for supporting your baby or child with Daylight Saving Supporting your baby and child’s sleep patterns and bedtimes during Daylight Savings isn’t always easy, babies and children can often wake earlier and get to sleep later as their bodies and minds adjust. […]

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Why won’t Greens front up with numbers?

By   /  September 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Why won’t Greens front up with numbers?

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Why won’t Greens front up with numbers? Why won’t Greens front up with the numbers? 8 SEPTEMBER 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Despite Green Party Leader James Shaw’s assurance that voters would have an opportunity to assess the fiscal impact of the Party’s manifesto, to date the […]

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Education priorities for a New Zealand where all children can flourish

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Education priorities for a New Zealand where all children can flourish

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Education priorities for a New Zealand where all children can flourish 06 September 2017 The upcoming election provides an opportunity for all political parties to put the wellbeing of all New Zealand’s children at the centre of their education policies, says Child […]

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Green’s must reveal fiscal hand before polls open on Monday

By   /  September 4, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Green’s must reveal fiscal hand before polls open on Monday

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Green’s must reveal fiscal hand before polls open on Monday Green’s must reveal fiscal hand before polls open on Monday 4 SEPTEMBER 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Green Party promise to produce a fully costed, independently reviewed alternative budget is pointless unless it is released prior […]

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Science Update – September 2017

By   /  September 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Science Update – September 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: Science Update – September 2017 ANTARCTICA NEW ZEALAND NEWS ARE YOU SUBMITTING AN NZARI TYPE A RESEARCH PROPOSAL? Please note that if your proposal involves an Antarctic field component you are required to submit a logistics support request to Antarctica New Zealand by 18 September 2017.  You are encouraged to contact  Fiona […]

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NBR readers back the scrapping Callaghan innovation – but Labour’s position still unclear  

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on NBR readers back the scrapping Callaghan innovation – but Labour’s position still unclear  

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NBR readers back the scrapping Callaghan innovation – but Labour’s position still unclear   NBR readers back the scrapping Callaghan innovation – but Labour’s position still unclear 31 AUGUST 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union is calling on Labour to confirm that a Labour-led Government […]

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Antarctic labs overhaul just the beginning for supercool Scott Base

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Antarctic labs overhaul just the beginning for supercool Scott Base

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: Antarctic labs overhaul just the beginning for supercool Scott Base Scott Base winter leader Simon Shelton takes advantage of the last sunshine for four months in Antarctica. Mt Erebus is in the background. With average temperatures sitting around the -20 degree Celsius mark in Antarctica, even the simplest […]

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Parental income test needs urgent attention

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Parental income test needs urgent attention

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Parental income test needs urgent attention 31 August 2017 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) applauds Labour’s latest policy announcement for students as a much needed step in the right direction. CPAG’s 2016 report Laybying our future: The state of student hardship in New Zealand, written by […]

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Plunket calls for housing strategy

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Plunket calls for housing strategy

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Plunket calls for housing strategy Plunket says data analysed by the New Zealand Herald, which links poor housing with increasing numbers of children being hospitalized with preventable diseases, reflects what many Plunket nurses are seeing each and every day. “Plunket is welcomed in […]

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No, Chris, let’s not do this – Free tertiary education is Robin Hood Reversed

By   /  August 30, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on No, Chris, let’s not do this – Free tertiary education is Robin Hood Reversed

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: No, Chris, let’s not do this – Free tertiary education is Robin Hood Reversed No, Chris, let’s not do this – Free tertiary education is Robin Hood Reversed 30 AUGUST 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union is slamming Labour’s education spokesperson Chris Hipkins’ comments this morning on Labour’s […]

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Free tertiary ed: recipe for crap courses and bums on seats

By   /  August 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Free tertiary ed: recipe for crap courses and bums on seats

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Free tertiary ed: recipe for crap courses and bums on seats Free tertiary ed: recipe for crap courses and bums on seats 29 AUGUST 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reacting to Labour’s just announced tertiary education policy, Jordan Williams, a spokesperson for the Taxpayers’ Union said: “Not charging […]

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Brendan Boyle needs to front up, not cover up

By   /  August 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Brendan Boyle needs to front up, not cover up

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Brendan Boyle needs to front up, not cover up Brendan Boyle needs to front up, not cover up. 28 AUGUST 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ministry of Social Development head Brendan Boyle’s spin that ‘everything is resolved’ in relation to a mistake which saw Winston Peters’ pension overpaid, […]

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