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Code of Practice for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material: Draft for consultation

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Code of Practice for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material: Draft for consultation

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health This document sets out possible wording for a new code of practice to be issued under the Radiation Safety Act 2016 for the safe transport of radioactive material by road, rail, sea and air. Section 86(2) of the Act requires that anyone likely to be affected by the code […]

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What changes to credit reporting privacy rules mean for consumers

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Privacy Commissioner  /  Comments Off on What changes to credit reporting privacy rules mean for consumers

Source: New Zealand Privacy Commissioner – Blog You may not think about credit reporting that often, but credit reporters can collect information about you and your credit history. That information can affect your ability to take out a loan, buy or rent a home, get insurance, and even get a job in some cases. MIL […]

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Gisborne a great place to learn Maori

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, bachelor of arts maori, Current Students, DJF, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT Bachelor of Arts Honours (Māori), Future Students, General News, KB, maori achievement, Maori language, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, staff, students, study te reo, Tairāwhiti, Tairāwhiti Gisborne Campus, Te Manga Māori, te reo courses, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Gisborne a great place to learn Maori

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 15 mins ago Enjoying the whānau atmosphere and quality learning programme at EIT’s Whatukura in Turanganui a Kiwa is Te Atahaia Bartlett. Returning to Gisborne to study te Reo Māori has been the fulfilment of a long-held ambition for East Coast woman Te Atahaia Bartlett. Te Atahaia, 30, […]

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What is the Universal Periodic Review, and why is it important for New Zealand?

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on What is the Universal Periodic Review, and why is it important for New Zealand?

Source: Human Rights Commission On Monday (21 January) Justice Minister Andrew Little will discuss New Zealand’s human rights record over the past four-and-a-half years at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. The Minister’s address will be part of the third review of human rights in New Zealand carried out at the council. These […]

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EIT student’s photograph features in prestigious photography competition

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Arts and Design, DJF, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Bachelor of Creative Practice, EIT Hawke's Bay, ideaschool, KB, Lillian Simpson, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Nigel Roberts, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on EIT student’s photograph features in prestigious photography competition

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 13 mins ago Lillian Simpson is showing her photographs (with the portrait of her sister on the right). EIT Bachelor of Creative Practice student Lillian Simpson has earned an honorable mention in the prestigious international “Monochrome Photography Award” (amateur fashion/beauty category). Her black and white photograph portraying her […]

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Methodology Report 2017/18: New Zealand Health Survey

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Methodology Report 2017/18: New Zealand Health Survey

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health This methodology report details the procedures and protocols followed to ensure the New Zealand Health Survey produces the high-quality and robust data expected of official statistics. Included is information about: the survey population and sample design data collection response rates and coverage rates weighting data processing analysis methods. Information […]

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Appointment of Deputy Director-General Disability

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Appointment of Deputy Director-General Disability

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health The Ministry of Health has announced the appointment of Adri Isbister to the role of Deputy Director-General Disability. Adri was most recently the CEO of Wairarapa DHB and during her tenure, led the development of cross-sector work and the implementation of Health Care Home, a primary care initiative. More […]

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Revocation of old Kāpiti state highway underway from next week

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Revocation of old Kāpiti state highway underway from next week

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Revocation of old Kāpiti state highway underway from next week Stage one of the Mackays to Peka Peka (M2PP) Revocation project will focus on the northern end of Waikanae town from Main Road North, adjacent to New World supermarket, to Peka Peka Link Road. It is […]

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Toihoukura Programme Inspires Life-Changing Journey for Arts Graduate

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Arts and Design, Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts, Current Students, digital art, DJF, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, Future Students, General News, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tairāwhiti Gisborne Campus, Te Manga Māori, Tertiary Education, Toihoukura  /  Comments Off on Toihoukura Programme Inspires Life-Changing Journey for Arts Graduate

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 13 mins ago Artist and musician Jahvan Apatu with one of the works he created as part of his Masters degree in professional creative practice. When local DJ Jahvan Apatu enrolled at Toihoukura he did not realise it was the start of a journeythat looks set to lead […]

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Information for Taratahi students, including Telford students

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Commission  /  Comments Off on Information for Taratahi students, including Telford students

Source: Tertiary Education Commission Our top priority is ensuring students get the information they need to make decisions about ongoing studies. For current Taratahi students, the education providers listed below offer programmes that are comparable to some of the Taratahi programmes. This includes students studying at the Telford campus. Please note that most of the providers […]

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Boost for efforts to reduce urban fossil fuel emissions – 16/01/2019

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, earthquakes, Environment, FifthEstate1, GNS, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Natural Events, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Boost for efforts to reduce urban fossil fuel emissions – 16/01/2019

Source: GNS Science 15/01/2019 3:15 pm Better carbon emission measures will help cities work out how well they’re fighting against climate change, scientists say – and what impact government policies have. Sampling greenhouses gases downwind from Auckland City – Mt Victoria, Devonport, Auckland. © Jocelyn Turnbull Urban areas cover about three percent of the earth’s […]

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Think twice about that medical test or treatment this summer

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Think twice about that medical test or treatment this summer

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Summer in New Zealand is about days at the beach, the sound of cicadas and the smell of melting tar. But for some people it can also be synonymous with having skin rashes and sore knees and backs from gardening or backyard cricket; not to mention tennis elbow. It […]

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Long-standing pub owners fined $30,000 for treating employees as casuals

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, Employment New Zealand, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Long-standing pub owners fined $30,000 for treating employees as casuals

Source: Employment New Zealand Two Canterbury tavern owners have been ordered to pay $30,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) for 30 breaches of the Holidays Act Two Canterbury tavern owners have been ordered to pay $30,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) for 30 breaches of the Holidays Act. Malcolm and Claire Bennett, owners […]

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EQC funds science journalism awardWednesday, January 16, 2019The awards allow journalists to spend time investigating science-related issues that matter to New Zealanders

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on EQC funds science journalism awardWednesday, January 16, 2019The awards allow journalists to spend time investigating science-related issues that matter to New Zealanders

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC EQC is very pleased to announce that it is funding an Aotearoa New Zealand Science Journalism Fund Award in 2019 in the area of natural hazards risk and resilience. The awards provide journalists with the opportunity to spend time investigating science-related issues that matter to New Zealanders. Dr Hugh Cowan, […]

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Graham Sevicke-Jones to join our Senior Leadership team

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Graham Sevicke-Jones to join our Senior Leadership team

Source: Landcare Research Home»About Us »News & events »News snippets »Graham Sevicke-Jones to join our Senior Leadership team © This image by Landcare Research is published under the CC-BY 4.0 international licence unless otherwise specified.”/>Graham Sevicke-Jones New Senior Leader at Manaaki WhenuaWe are delighted to announce that Graham Sevicke-Jones will be joining the Senior Leadership […]

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Panama: World Youth Day 2019

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, 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 Panama: World Youth Day 2019

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Panama: World Youth Day 2019 Between 22 and 27 January 2019, World Youth Day (a youth event organised by the Roman Catholic Church) will take place in Panama. Before you goIf you’re a New Zealander planning on attending World Youth Day, we encourage […]

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Social Work Graduates Making a Big Difference in People’s Lives

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Social Work Graduates Making a Big Difference in People’s Lives

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti Home News Social Work Graduates Making a Big Difference in People’s Lives 2 mins ago Nearly all the students who graduated from EIT Tairāwhiti with a degree in social work now have highly regarded jobs as social workers. We talk with four of them about their experience. Taylor Morrell-Thomson, […]

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Ready for the World of Master Chef

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Current Students, DJF, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, Future Students, General News, Hospitality, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tairāwhiti Gisborne Campus, Tertiary Education, Travel and Tourism  /  Comments Off on Ready for the World of Master Chef

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 4 mins ago Cooking up a storm at Takitimu Marae in Wairoa: (from left) Bon Te Hiko, Hori Hokianga and tutor Tony Te Nahu preparing a luncheon to show family and supporters what they have achieved. Two students from EIT’s marae-based cookery course are behind a dish that […]

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Antarctic Ice Sheet under threat – 14/01/2019

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, earthquakes, Environment, GNS, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Natural Events, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Antarctic Ice Sheet under threat – 14/01/2019

Source: GNS Science 14/01/2019 7:25 am The Antarctic Ice Sheet is under threat – and urgent action is needed to cut emissions, according to new research led by New Zealand and US scientists. Writing this week in the journal Nature Geoscience, a team led by Richard Levy of GNS Science and Victoria University of Wellington, […]

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Review of the Psychoactive Substances Act 2013

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Review of the Psychoactive Substances Act 2013

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health ­The Psychoactive Substances Act commenced in July 2013 and was amended in May 2014. The Act makes products containing psychoactive substances, which are proven to have no more than a low risk of harm, available through a regulated market.  The purpose of this Act is to regulate the availability […]

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