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Government warned about ‘death cult’

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Conservation, DJF, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on Government warned about ‘death cult’

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Greenpeace will be warning senior Government figures tomorrow not to trust the “honeyed words” of oil companies – likening the industry to a “death cult.” “At this critical juncture as we face catastrophic climate change it is essential that we don’t let this death cult take us with them,” says Senior […]

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Occupant of Birdling’s Flat property located

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Occupant of Birdling’s Flat property located

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police The occupant of a property that caught fire in Birdling’s Flat, Canterbury in the early hours of Tuesday morning has been located. Police are making arrangements to speak with him.  The scene examination of the Birdling’s Flat address is expected to be completed this evening, as investigations […]

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Further arrest in relation to the death of Kevin Ratana

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Further arrest in relation to the death of Kevin Ratana

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police  Whanganui Police have made a further arrest in relation to the death of Kevin Ratana on 21 August 2018. A 27-year-old man appeared in Whanganui District Court today charged with murder. He was remanded in custody to reappear again on 7 November 2018.  ENDS Issued by Police […]

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Lynton Lodge Hospital staff to picket over pay offer

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Unions  /  Comments Off on Lynton Lodge Hospital staff to picket over pay offer

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation NZNO media advisory, 17 October 2018 Registered nurses, health care assistants and cleaners at Lynton Lodge Hospital in Auckland are to picket for an hour in protest over failing pay negotiations. When: Thursday 18 October, 4.30-5.30pmWhere: Corner of West End Rd and Fife St, Westmere, AucklandSpokesperson: Sarah Barker, Organiser, New […]

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New occupational health and safety management system standard

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on New occupational health and safety management system standard

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 17 October 2018 The international occupational health and safety management systems standard (OHSMS) identically adopted in New Zealand and Australia as AS/NZS ISO 45001, provides businesses with another option to reassure customers and stakeholders of their commitment to health and safety. However, businesses need to remember that legislation rather than standards […]

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Youth tackle big issues via creative activism

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Youth tackle big issues via creative activism

Source: Massey University Dr Hannah August, co-organiser of Create1World. Massey’s School of English and Media Studies, in conjunction with the New Zealand Centre for Global Studies, will host the conferences at the University’s Wellington campus on November 15, and the Auckland campus on November 22. The popular event offers a day of workshops, performances and […]

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Items recovered following Te Kuiti search warrants

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Items recovered following Te Kuiti search warrants

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Ross Patterson Police have recovered a range of stolen property following search warrants executed across Te Kuiti this week. Items recovered include a Toyota Motorhome, Toyota Van, Honda ATV, Masport lawnmower, Portable freezer, 14 fishing rods, weed spray, cleaning fluid and […]

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UC Commerce student chosen as Blake Trust Antarctic Ambassador

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC Commerce student chosen as Blake Trust Antarctic Ambassador

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 17 October 2018 University of Canterbury Commerce student Harry Seagar is heading to Antarctica this summer after being awarded a Blake Antarctic Ambassadorship by the Sir Peter Blake Trust and Antarctica New Zealand. UC student Harry Seagar, whose BCom major is Strategy and Entrepreneurship, was […]

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UC engineer gains $1 million to create eco-rubber, seismic resilient foundation systems

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC engineer gains $1 million to create eco-rubber, seismic resilient foundation systems

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 13 September 2018 A University of Canterbury Smart Ideas proposal that aims to create ‘Eco-rubber seismic-isolation foundation systems’ that will improve the seismic resilience of low-rise buildings has been approved for funding of $1 million by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment. UC College […]

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EQC settles majority of 2018 storm and landslip claimsWednesday, October 17, 2018EQC paid a total of just over $17m in settlements for all storm claims and the average time for settlement is 69 days.

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on EQC settles majority of 2018 storm and landslip claimsWednesday, October 17, 2018EQC paid a total of just over $17m in settlements for all storm claims and the average time for settlement is 69 days.

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC The Earthquake Commission has settled 1120 of the 1333 claims received for the storm events that crossed the country between January and September this year. Manager National Customer Care, Robyn Nation, says EQC paid a total of just over $17m in settlements for all storm claims and the average time […]

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Green Party calling for bold steps to tackle issues in Salvation Army report

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party calling for bold steps to tackle issues in Salvation Army report

Source: Green Party The Green Party agrees with the Salvation Army that bold new steps are needed to stop a worrying trajectory of increased rent rises and homelessness. “Home ownership is at its lowest rate since 1951 which means an entire generation is living with renting. 200,000 of these households are living in high financial […]

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AUT Blue Awards recognise top students

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on AUT Blue Awards recognise top students

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 17 Oct, 2018 The 2018 Blue Award recipients 41 AUT students were honoured for their sporting, artistic and cultural successes on Friday at the AUT Blue Awards. This year the awards introduced the category of arts and culture, acknowledging both high performance athletes and high achieving artistic and cultural […]

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Complaint received regarding disclosure of political donations

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Complaint received regarding disclosure of political donations

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police can confirm that a complaint has been received today at Wellington Central police station regarding the disclosure of political donations under the Electoral Act. The information supplied  will be assessed by a Detective Senior Sergeant at Police National Headquarters to determine what further steps may be […]

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Canterbury residents urged to keep security front of mind this summer

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Canterbury residents urged to keep security front of mind this summer

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Canterbury Police are encouraging people to be mindful of security as the summer months approach. “Police continue to work hard to prevent, respond, investigate and resolve burglaries but we can’t do it alone,” Christchurch Metro Area Prevention Manager Inspector Leairne Dow says. “The weather is getting warmer […]

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Sacking required over Justice Summit cost blowouts

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Sacking required over Justice Summit cost blowouts

Source: Taxpayers Union Sacking required over Justice Summit cost blowoutsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE17 OCTOBER 2018Today’s news that three registration desks at the Government’s Justice Summit cost more than $20,000 should lead to a sacking, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Taxpayers’ Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke says, “In effect, four minimum wage workers got every workday for a […]

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Auckland the place to be next winter

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, DJF, Events Economic Development, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Auckland the place to be next winter

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Transforming Auckland into a captivating destination during winter months A plan is underway to make Auckland an unmissable winter destination, to bring more visitors to the region in quieter months when spare capacity exists. Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) is working with event, tourism, hospitality […]

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New Zealand Tertiary Sector – University of Canterbury Commerce student chosen as Blake Trust Antarctic Ambassador

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Tertiary Sector – University of Canterbury Commerce student chosen as Blake Trust Antarctic Ambassador

Source: University of Canterbury University of Canterbury Commerce student Harry Seagar is heading to Antarctica this summer after being awarded a Blake Antarctic Ambassadorship by the Sir Peter Blake Trust and Antarctica New Zealand. The UC undergraduate heads to Antarctica on 4 February 2019 to live and work on the ice for two weeks. Harry, […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – Wednesday, 17 October 2018 – Volume 733 – 000113

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament - Hansard  /  Comments Off on Parliament Hansard Report – Wednesday, 17 October 2018 – Volume 733 – 000113

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard Question No. 5—Housing and Urban Development 5. Hon JUDITH COLLINS (National—Papakura) to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: Does he stand by his statement that “homelessness is likely to get worse before it gets better”? Hon PHIL TWYFORD (Minister of Housing and Urban Development): Yes. Hon Judith Collins: […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – Oral Questions—Questions to Ministers – 000112

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament - Hansard  /  Comments Off on Parliament Hansard Report – Oral Questions—Questions to Ministers – 000112

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard Question No. 5—Housing and Urban Development 5. Hon JUDITH COLLINS (National—Papakura) to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: Does he stand by his statement that “homelessness is likely to get worse before it gets better”? Hon PHIL TWYFORD (Minister of Housing and Urban Development): Yes. Hon Judith Collins: […]

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$20k to set up and dismantle three tables

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on $20k to set up and dismantle three tables

Source: National Party The income tax of four minimum wage earners for a full year was spent on setting up three tables at the Government’s $1.6 million Criminal Justice Summit, National’s Justice spokesperson Mark Mitchell says. “The breakdown shows that $20,278 was spent on ‘setting up and dismantling the registration desks at three locations in […]

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