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Guinea-Bissau

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, 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 Guinea-Bissau

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Reviewed: 2 March 2017, 16:21 NZDT Still current at: 20 July 2018 There is high risk to your security in the northwest part of the country that borders the Casamance region in Senegal due to incidents of armed banditry and the presence of […]

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WorkSafe accepts enforceable undertakings from Plunket Electrical Oamaru and McConnell Dowell Constructors

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on WorkSafe accepts enforceable undertakings from Plunket Electrical Oamaru and McConnell Dowell Constructors

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 20 July 2018 We have accepted enforceable undertakings from Plunket Electrical Oamaru Limited and McConnell Dowell Constructors Limited. The enforceable undertakings were granted following an incident at Peaks Pump Station in North Otago in September 2016. Three workers employed by Plunket Electrical Oamaru were installing a 1400kg switchboard when the switchboard […]

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Embracing higher density housing is a positive sign that Auckland is growing up

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Embracing higher density housing is a positive sign that Auckland is growing up

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Increasing the density of our existing neighbourhoods is key to solving Auckland’s housing challenge. But where do we find enough spare land to make an impact? Increasing the density of our existing neighbourhoods is key to solving Auckland’s housing challenge. But where do we find enough spare land to make […]

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Embracing higher density housing is a positive sign that Auckland is growing up

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Embracing higher density housing is a positive sign that Auckland is growing up

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Increasing the density of our existing neighbourhoods is key to solving Auckland’s housing challenge. But where do we find enough spare land to make an impact? Increasing the density of our existing neighbourhoods is key to solving Auckland’s housing challenge. But where do we find enough spare land to make […]

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West Coast: PGF kickstart for ports, rail, town 20 July 2018 Today, Government announced additional Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) investment in the West Coast to support four feasibility studies which have the potential to generate significant benefits for the West Coast economy.

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on West Coast: PGF kickstart for ports, rail, town 20 July 2018 Today, Government announced additional Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) investment in the West Coast to support four feasibility studies which have the potential to generate significant benefits for the West Coast economy.

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE (2) On: 20 July 2018 Today, Government announced additional Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) investment in the West Coast to support four feasibility studies which have the potential to generate significant benefits for the West Coast economy. These proposals would boost tourism, increase transport resilience and generate employment […]

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We’re holding a drop-in session about the EEZ

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on We’re holding a drop-in session about the EEZ

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 19 July 2018 We’re coming to Auckland to connect with locals about the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and Continental Shelf, which are New Zealand’s offshore waters. New Zealand has one of the largest Exclusive Economic Zones in the world, 20 times the size of our land mass, and begins 22 kilometres […]

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Cuba

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, 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 Cuba

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Reviewed: 20 July 2018, 13:55 NZST Still current at: 20 July 2018 Related news features There are no significant security risks associated with travel to Cuba but normal safety and security measures should be taken to ensure personal safety. CrimeThere is a risk […]

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West Coast: PGF kickstart for ports, rail, town

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on West Coast: PGF kickstart for ports, rail, town

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 20 July 2018 Today, Government announced additional Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) investment in the West Coast to support four feasibility studies which have the potential to generate significant benefits for the West Coast economy. These proposals would boost tourism, increase transport resilience and generate employment opportunities. […]

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Native plant species enlisted to help clean up waterways

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Environment, ESR, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Native plant species enlisted to help clean up waterways

Source: ESR A new study underway in Wellington is testing a range of New Zealand native plants for their ability to clean up our waterways. ESR scientists at the Kenepuru Science Centre in Porirua are looking at the potential of rātā and horopito to reduce the number of bacterial pathogens in soil [MP4, 11 MB] […]

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ESR testing drinking water filters

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Environment, ESR, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on ESR testing drinking water filters

Source: ESR Water suppliers may soon have more effective ways to assess the performance of water filtration systems in drinking water treatment for their communities.  A recent Ministry of Health report on drinking water suppliers showed 19 % of the populations surveyed were exposed to water that does not meet safety standards. An ESR study […]

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Proceedings filed against Wilson Parking over acquisition of Wellington car park

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Proceedings filed against Wilson Parking over acquisition of Wellington car park

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Proceedings filed against Wilson Parking over acquisition of Wellington car park The Commerce Commission has filed proceedings in the High Court at Wellington alleging Wilson Parking substantially lessened competition for the supply of car parking in the Boulcott Street area in central Wellington when it acquired the rights […]

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Why living closer to your neighbours makes you safer, happier and more connected

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Why living closer to your neighbours makes you safer, happier and more connected

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation There’s no question we need more homes in closer proximity than before. But far from being a necessary evil, higher density living can have surprising upsides. New Zealand is a country built on close-knit communities – communities where children played in the streets until dinner time and where we knew […]

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High Level Political Forum on sustainable development – New Zealand statement

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Trade  /  Comments Off on High Level Political Forum on sustainable development – New Zealand statement

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Statement delivered by Craig J. Hawke, Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the United Nations, 20 July 2018 Thank you, Mr President. In 2018, as we increasingly live with the impacts of climate change, achieving truly sustainable development is the challenge of our times. The space […]

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Mental Health and Addiction: Service Use 2015/16

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Mental Health and Addiction: Service Use 2015/16

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health Summary These tables provide information on mental health and addiction service use for the 2015/16 financial year (1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016) and highlight notable trends between 2001/02 and 2015/16. An overview of key findings can be found at the bottom of this webpage and in the […]

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New appointments to Guardians Board

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, Investments, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Superannuation Fund  /  Comments Off on New appointments to Guardians Board

Source: New Zealand Superannuation Fund Media Statement from the Hon Grant Robertson, Minister of Finance, on new appointments to the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation Board. Catherine Drayton, Simon Botherway and Henk Berkman have been appointed to the Board of the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation, Finance Minister Grant Robertson announced today. The Guardians Board […]

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Provincial Growth Fund support for Otago 19 July 2018 Today, Government announced a Provincial Growth Fund investment of $880,000 into the Otago region.

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Provincial Growth Fund support for Otago 19 July 2018 Today, Government announced a Provincial Growth Fund investment of $880,000 into the Otago region.

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE (2) On: 19 July 2018 Today, Government announced a Provincial Growth Fund investment of $880,000 into the Otago region.  Otago Regional Economic Development Steering Group will receive $60,000 to develop a strategic framework to inform regional economic development opportunities for Otago. Dunedin City Council receives $820,000 to […]

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Moving exhibition a journey of recovery

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, General News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Moving exhibition a journey of recovery

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 2 mins ago SPECIAL EXHIBIT: Self-expression through photographs and text . . . EIT health and wellbeing tutor Cherie Te Rore with IsaiahRuby Gray and Ruth Namana at the students’ advocacy exhibition in the Kuwatawata Gallery in Peel Street.  A photographic exhibition at a new gallery in Peel […]

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Popular Tool

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, General News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Popular Tool

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti Popular Tool 5 mins ago One of the most popular learning tools on the EIT campus is the institute’s new logging truck, which is enabling students to get real time experience in the forests and on difficult forestry roads. Having the truck means that students can learn best […]

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Health and Independence Report 2017

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Health and Independence Report 2017

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health The Health and Independence Report is the Director-General of Health’s annual report on the state of public health in New Zealand. The 2017 report presents an overview of the health of New Zealanders drawing on a range of sources. Health status of New Zealanders   Section one presents an […]

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EQC continues to settle storm and landslip claims Wednesday, July 18, 2018EQC has settled 727 claims from the storms and ex-cyclones that crossed the country between January and June.

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on EQC continues to settle storm and landslip claims Wednesday, July 18, 2018EQC has settled 727 claims from the storms and ex-cyclones that crossed the country between January and June.

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC The Earthquake Commission has settled 727 claims from the storms and ex-cyclones that crossed the country between January and June, out of a total of 1,042 claims lodged for storm events so far this year. The average time for settlement is 54 days. Manager National Customer Care, Robyn Nation, says […]

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