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Nationwide reflection for victims of Christchurch terror attack announced

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Nationwide reflection for victims of Christchurch terror attack announced

Source: New Zealand Government A nationwide reflection for those killed in the Christchurch terror attack will be held tomorrow, Friday 22 March, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced. The Muslim Call to Prayer at 1.30pm will be followed by a two-minute silence at 1.32pm, at Hagley Park, opposite the Al Noor Mosque in Deans Ave, […]

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PM Statement on Christchurch mosques terror attack – 21 March

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on PM Statement on Christchurch mosques terror attack – 21 March

Source: New Zealand Government Welcome everyone. On 15 March the nation witnessed a terrorist attack that demonstrated the weakness of New Zealand’s gun laws. New Zealand’s regulation of arms primarily dates back to 1983. Sadly since that time the most substantive changes to our laws came following the Aramoana shootings. Those changes however did not […]

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New Zealand bans military style semi-automatics and assault rifles

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand bans military style semi-automatics and assault rifles

Source: New Zealand Government Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles banned under stronger gun laws Immediate action to prevent stock-piling Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned in New Zealand under stronger new gun laws announced today, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says. “On 15 March our history changed forever. Now, our laws will […]

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Tropical Cyclone Idai

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, 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 Tropical Cyclone Idai

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Tropical Cyclone Idai On 15 March 2019, tropical cyclone Idai made landfall at the port city of Beira in Mozambique, causing flooding, high winds and mud slides which has left a trail of destruction in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe.   If you are […]

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PM House Statement on Christchurch mosques terror attack

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on PM House Statement on Christchurch mosques terror attack

Source: New Zealand Government Mr Speaker, Al salam Alaikum  Peace be upon you. And peace be upon all of us.   Mr Speaker the 15th of March will now forever be a day etched in our collective memories. On a quiet Friday afternoon a man stormed into a place of peaceful worship and took away the […]

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Foreign Minister to visit Indonesia and Turkey

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Foreign Minister to visit Indonesia and Turkey

Source: New Zealand Government Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters is travelling to Indonesia and Turkey this week. Mr Peters is departing tonight for Jakarta to attend a High Level Dialogue on Indo-Pacific cooperation, hosted by Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi. “While the visit to Indonesia was scheduled for some time, the importance of it […]

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Mid-Canterbury schools to get 99 new and upgraded classrooms

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Mid-Canterbury schools to get 99 new and upgraded classrooms

Source: New Zealand Government Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Education Minister Chris Hipkins have announced a major redevelopment of Ashburton College and Ellesmere College. “The Government is investing just under $80 million across the two schools to give them enough new space for roll growth and deliver warm, dry and modern classrooms,” Jacinda Ardern said. […]

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Revised plans for Parliament this week

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Revised plans for Parliament this week

Source: New Zealand Government Members of Parliament will gather in the House today at 2pm, and after statements of condolence led by the Prime Minister, the House will adjourn for the day. The House will meet tomorrow at 2pm for more Ministerial statements, followed by an opportunity for other MPs to speak about what has […]

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PM statement on Christchurch mosques terror attack – 18 March

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on PM statement on Christchurch mosques terror attack – 18 March

Source: New Zealand Government Good afternoon everyone. I want to acknowledge that I have the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs with me in case there are any wider questions from a foreign policy perspective or any questions around contact that we’ve had from other world leaders over the course of the last […]

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Advice for New Zealanders overseas

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, 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 Advice for New Zealanders overseas

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Advice for New Zealanders overseas The terrorist attacks in Christchurch on 15 March, which were motivated by extreme right-wing ideology, have attracted global attention and strong international condemnation.  International reactions to those events are difficult to predict and may change at short notice. […]

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National condolence book opened for victims of Christchurch mosques terror attack

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on National condolence book opened for victims of Christchurch mosques terror attack

Source: New Zealand Government Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, accompanied by the Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy and Parliament’s Speaker Trevor Mallard, have opened a national condolence book for victims of the Christchurch mosques terror attack. “New Zealanders have been shocked and deeply saddened by Friday’s terrorist attack in Christchurch and the terrible toll it has taken […]

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Wellington Vigil for Christchurch

By   /  March 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Governor General  /  Comments Off on Wellington Vigil for Christchurch

Source: New Zealand Governor General E nga iwi e pae nei, tena koutou. Tena tatau i nga mahi tukino o te wa. Haere mai, tatau katoa, i te wa pouri nei. My greetings to all gathered here. I greet you acknowledging this troubled time. I welcome you all, together we feel the same sorrow. Like […]

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PM statement on Christchurch shooting – 4pm 17 March

By   /  March 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on PM statement on Christchurch shooting – 4pm 17 March

Source: New Zealand Government Good afternoon.   Before I move to an operational update, I want to acknowledge that this is the first time I have spoken with you since a provisional list of missing people was released to families late last night. This is not a formal list, and will not be until formal identification […]

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Turkish government representatives visit

By   /  March 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Turkish government representatives visit

Source: New Zealand Government   Turkish government representatives visit Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says senior representatives of the Turkish government will visit Christchurch over the next two days.  The Vice President of Turkey, H.E Mr Fuat Oktay, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E.  Mevlut Cavusoglu, are visiting Christchurch to pay their respects over […]

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Statement from Jacinda Ardern on Christchurch mass shooting – 3.30pm 16 March

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Statement from Jacinda Ardern on Christchurch mass shooting – 3.30pm 16 March

Source: New Zealand Government I will give you an update on information that I have as at 3.30pm today.   Many of you will know that this morning a contingent of community leaders met together at a refugee centre in Christchurch. It was an important opportunity for us to share the grief of New Zealanders […]

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Statement from Jacinda Ardern on Christchurch mass shooting – 9am 16 March

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Statement from Jacinda Ardern on Christchurch mass shooting – 9am 16 March

Source: New Zealand Government I have just been briefed by officials and agency representatives and can provide the following update. A total now of 49 people have been killed – work is under way to confirm their identities as quickly as possible. 41 people died at Deans Avenue Mosque, 7 at the Linwood Avenue Mosque […]

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Message from the Governor-General

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Governor General  /  Comments Off on Message from the Governor-General

Source: New Zealand Governor General Statement released by Dame Patsy following the Christchurch mosque shootings: Today’s tragic events in Christchurch have shocked all New Zealanders. Our hearts go out to the people of Christchurch, especially the people directly affected by this afternoon’s terrible violence. Our thoughts are with them, their families and friends.  Now more than […]

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Further update from Jacinda Ardern on Christchurch mass shooting

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Further update from Jacinda Ardern on Christchurch mass shooting

Source: New Zealand Government “I have now had the opportunity to be fully briefed with the details of the unprecedented events that took place in Christchurch this afternoon,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. Addressing the nation from the Beehive tonight, the Prime Minister said: It is with extreme sadness that I tell you that as […]

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Statement from Jacinda Ardern on Christchurch shootings

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Statement from Jacinda Ardern on Christchurch shootings

Source: New Zealand Government Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed her horror at the events that are currently unfolding in Christchurch. “This was an act of extraordinary and unprecedented violence. It has no place in New Zealand.  “It is one of New Zealand’s darkest days. “Many of the people affected by this act of extreme […]

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Ministers priorities consultation on climate change

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Ministers priorities consultation on climate change

Source: New Zealand Government Changes to the Terms of Reference for the Interim Climate Change Committee will better prepare the Government to initiate meaningful change to key legislation, addressing the implications of our changing climate. These changes were announced this morning by Minister for Climate Change James Shaw, Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor and Minister […]

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