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Kaikoura earthquake update 8

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Kaikoura earthquake update 8

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Kaikoura earthquake update 8 Kia Ora, In this month’s newsletter you can find an update on how many EQC customers have received their Kaikoura earthquake settlement and hear more about our plans, and timeframes, to complete remaining claims. How we are doing As at 31 January […]

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Sunscreen producer will meet NZ standard for SPF testing

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Sunscreen producer will meet NZ standard for SPF testing

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Sunscreen producer will meet NZ standard for SPF testing Sunscreen producer will meet NZ standard for SPF testing 19 February 2018 Sunscreen producer Johnson & Johnson (New Zealand) Limited (JJNZ) has undertaken to the Commerce Commission to only sell sunscreen products which meet the joint Australian/New Zealand standard. […]

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Privacy Act turns 25

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Privacy Commissioner  /  Comments Off on Privacy Act turns 25

Source: Privacy Commissioner – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Privacy Act turns 25 16/02/2018 9:00am New Zealand reaches a privacy and data protection milestone this year as the Privacy Act marks its 25 year anniversary. The Act was passed by Parliament on 5 May 1993 with the support of both main political parties. It is New Zealand’s […]

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Mexico Earthquake

By   /  February 17, 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, Press Release, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Mexico Earthquake

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Mexico Earthquake Mexico Earthquake A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck in Oaxaca (approximately 380 km from Mexico City) at 17:40 on 16  February 2018 (local time).   An earthquake alert was issued in Mexico City. Local services, including transport, may be […]

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Ethiopia State of Emergency

By   /  February 17, 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, Press Release, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Ethiopia State of Emergency

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Ethiopia State of Emergency Ethiopia State of Emergency On the evening if 16 February 2018 the Government of Ethiopia declared a State of Emergency in response to a wave of protests and following the resignation of Prime Minister Hailemariam […]

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Tropical Cyclone Gita

By   /  February 16, 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, Press Release, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Tropical Cyclone Gita

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Tropical Cyclone Gita Tropical Cyclone Gita Tropical Cyclone Gita passed through Tonga and Fiji on 12-14 February 2018 as a category 4 cyclone, causing substantial damage. Tropical Cyclone Gita continues to travel through the South Pacific – for further […]

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Attitudes to transport technologies

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Attitudes to transport technologies

Source: Ministry of Transport – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Attitudes to transport technologies In November 2016, the Ministry surveyed the Household Travel Survey panel on attitudes to transport technologies such as electric vehicles and autonomous vehicles with 614 people responding. The Ministry sponsored a University of Otago summer student to analyse and report on the survey results. […]

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Would an earthquake early warning system work for New Zealand?

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Would an earthquake early warning system work for New Zealand?

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Would an earthquake early warning system work for New Zealand? Earthquake early warning systems are starting to come into use in a number of countries. Here, a team of researchers is asking if and how New Zealanders would use earthquake early warnings. EQC is providing $61,000 […]

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Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Rhone/Fluidra swimming pool equipment merger

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Rhone/Fluidra swimming pool equipment merger

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Rhone/Fluidra swimming pool equipment merger Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Rhone/Fluidra swimming pool equipment merger 16 February 2018 The Commerce Commission has published a Statement of Preliminary Issues relating to Rhone Capital LLC’s (Rhone) proposed acquisition of Fluidra S.A. (Fluidra). Rhone is […]

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Thailand conserving the environment

By   /  February 16, 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, Press Release, Trade  /  Comments Off on Thailand conserving the environment

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Thailand conserving the environment New Zealanders travelling to Thailand are advised to adhere to recently introduced measures by the Government of  the Kingdom of Thailand to conserve the environment and protect natural resources in beaches and coastal areas. These measures will prohibit: […]

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Acting Chief Executive Officer Announced

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Superannuation Fund, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Acting Chief Executive Officer Announced

Source: New Zealand Superannuation Fund – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Acting Chief Executive Officer Announced Chief Investment Officer Matt Whineray will be Acting Chief Executive Officer of the NZ Super Fund when current CEO Adrian Orr leaves to take up his new role as Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand in March. The Board […]

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Error in BEPS Bill

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Inland Revenue Department, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Error in BEPS Bill

Source: New Zealand Inland Revenue Department – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Error in BEPS Bill Inland Revenue has become aware of an error in the Taxation (Neutralising Base Erosion and Profit Shifting) Bill currently being considered by the Finance and Expenditure Committee. Wording in the Bill means that the interest deduction limitation rule applying to cross-border […]

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Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment and Management for Primary Care

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment and Management for Primary Care

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment and Management for Primary Care Morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD) continues to be one of the largest burdens of disease for New Zealanders. More people are surviving acute cardiac events, and there have been advances in preventing and treating […]

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Move to deliver pay equity for mental health workers positive, says Commission

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Move to deliver pay equity for mental health workers positive, says Commission

Source: Human Rights Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Move to deliver pay equity for mental health workers positive, says Commission Move to deliver pay equity for mental health workers positive, says Commission February 14, 2018 The Government’s announcement that they will enter pay equity talks with unions representing mental health support workers is a positive […]

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Bad weather further delays resurfacing of SH1 in Mangamuka Gorge

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Bad weather further delays resurfacing of SH1 in Mangamuka Gorge

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Bad weather further delays resurfacing of SH1 in Mangamuka Gorge Bad weather in the Far North has forced another delay in the start of work to resurface State Highway 1 through the Mangamuka Gorge. The work will now not start until Saturday, 24 February at the […]

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Knowledge transfer for sustainable risk communication practice: Advancing student and professionals’ skills in risk communication

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Knowledge transfer for sustainable risk communication practice: Advancing student and professionals’ skills in risk communication

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Knowledge transfer for sustainable risk communication practice: Advancing student and professionals’ skills in risk communication Jacqueline Dohaney, Thomas Wilson, University of Canterbury (EQC funded project 15/SP714) RSK 1405 – Knowledge transfer for sustainable risk communication practice: Advancing student and professionals skills in risk communication – (EQC […]

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Toy importer fined for selling unsafe toys

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Toy importer fined for selling unsafe toys

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Toy importer fined for selling unsafe toys Toy importer fined for selling unsafe toys 12 February 2018 Toy importer Mega Import and Export Limited (Mega Import) has been fined $65,000 for selling toys which did not comply with a mandatory standard. Mega Import pleaded guilty to two charges […]

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Health Workforce New Zealand Annual Report to the Minister of Health: 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Health Workforce New Zealand Annual Report to the Minister of Health: 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Health Workforce New Zealand Annual Report to the Minister of Health: 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017 Summary Health Workforce New Zealand (HWNZ) is responsible for national coordination and leadership on workforce issues, including overseeing investment in post-entry training, gathering workforce data and intelligence; […]

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EQC funds research to track the path of Porirua tsunamis

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on EQC funds research to track the path of Porirua tsunamis

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EQC funds research to track the path of Porirua tsunamis Where are tsunamis likely to flow in Porirua, and what does that mean for where you put buildings?  This is the question EQC has funded GNS scientist Dr Wendy Saunders to research. “Porirua City Council is […]

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Advice for doctors when there’s a complaint

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Privacy Commissioner  /  Comments Off on Advice for doctors when there’s a complaint

Source: Privacy Commissioner – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Advice for doctors when there’s a complaint If you work in a small practice or medical centre, there’s every chance you may not have received many requests for personal information from patients. The starting point is to know that the Privacy Act gives people the right to make […]

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