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UPDATE 2: Serious crash near Opotiki

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on UPDATE 2: Serious crash near Opotiki

Source: New Zealand Police A body has been recovered from the scene of a serious crash in Waiotahe, near Opotiki, earlier today. Emergency services were advised around 11.10am that a truck and trailer had gone off State Highway 2 and into a river near Toone and Ruatuna roads. The body was recovered by the Police […]

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Hokianga Ferry to resume sailing Tuesday

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Far North District Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Hokianga Ferry to resume sailing Tuesday

Source: Far North District Council The Hokianga Ferry should resume normal services tomorrow with repairs to one of its engines due to be completed today.  Sailings of the Hokianga vehicle ferry were halted yesterday as a precaution due to mechanical issues.  The Far North District Council is now working with a local ferry operator to […]

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Missing – Caroline Cook

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Missing – Caroline Cook

Source: New Zealand Police Police are trying to locate a 74-year-old woman who has been reported missing from Waikanae, Kapiti Coast. Caroline Cook was last seen around 6.45pm this evening. She is Maori, 161cm tall and of a slight build. We encourage local residents to check their gardens and the surrounding areas of their properties. […]

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Missing person – Tony Karaman

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Missing person – Tony Karaman

Source: New Zealand Police Police are asking for the public’s help to find Tony Karaman, 54, who has been reported missing from the Kumeu area.  Police and Tony’s family have concerns for his welfare.  Tony was last seen at Westgate Shopping Centre on Thursday 7 February wearing a black jersey, black trousers with black and […]

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Nelson fires: Police appeal for man to come forward

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Nelson fires: Police appeal for man to come forward

Source: New Zealand Police Nelson Police continue to investigate the cause of a fire in the Iwa Road/Walters Bluff area about 2.30pm on Friday 8 February. As part of the investigation, Police are seeking a man who may have relevant information. He was seen sitting beside a bicycle while eating on Iwa Road about the […]

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Police seeking information on Opotiki robbery

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Police seeking information on Opotiki robbery

Source: New Zealand Police Police investigating an armed robbery in Opotiki are seeking information from the public. Around 9:15am on Saturday February 16, a male entered the Four Square on Church Street armed with a knife. He stole cash and cigarettes. There were no injuries. As part of our inquiries we are seeking to identify […]

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Police make enquires about allegation of missing items from the Pike River Mine

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Police make enquires about allegation of missing items from the Pike River Mine

Source: New Zealand Police Attribute to Assistant Commissioner (Investigations) Richard Chambers:  Police are making enquiries into suggestions that an electrical cabinet from the Pike River Mine went missing in the aftermath of the 2010 disaster. This will involve talking to the relevant people involved, as well as checking information held by Police relating to the […]

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DHBs accuse junior doctors union of misleading claims

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on DHBs accuse junior doctors union of misleading claims

Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists – Press Release/Statement: Headline: DHBs accuse junior doctors union of misleading claims District health boards are accusing the junior doctors’ union of making misleading and or deceptive statements in their deepening pay row. The doctors are taking ongoing strike action at public hospitals in a bitter row over proposed […]

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Tax on internet giants must be revenue neutral

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on Tax on internet giants must be revenue neutral

Source: Taxpayers Union Tax on internet giants must be revenue neutralFEBRUARY 18 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEResponding to the Government’s stated intention to introduce a new tax on foreign internet companies, New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke says: “Taxing foreign corporates will be popular with the public, but it’s also hugely convenient for the politicians, who will […]

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Toktok No 38 / Summer 2019

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Publication, Tertiary Education, Toktok  /  Comments Off on Toktok No 38 / Summer 2019

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Pacific Media Centre ISBN/code: ISSN 1175-0472 Publication date: Monday, February 18, 2019 Publisher: Pacific Media Centre ‘BE COURAGEOUS IN YOUR QUEST FOR TRUTH,’ PMC DIRECTOR TELLS PACIFIC JOURNALISM GRADUATES Pacific journalism academic Professor David Robie believes the media play a critical role in exposing abuses […]

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Teaching council candidate – Janelle McKenzie

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Post Primary Teachers Association, PPTA, Unions  /  Comments Off on Teaching council candidate – Janelle McKenzie

Source: Post Primary Teachers Association (PPTA) Democracy is alive and well in the teaching profession with 18 secondary teachers nominated for the 2019 Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand board elections. Candidate Janelle McKenzie answers some questions for the PPTA News Teaching council board candidate Janelle McKenzie What do you think the teaching council’s main […]

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Making sure multinationals pay their fair share

By   /  February 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 Making sure multinationals pay their fair share

Source: New Zealand Government New Zealand is to consult on the design of changes to tax rules which currently allow multinational companies in the digital services field to do business here without paying income tax. Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Revenue Minister Stuart Nash say Cabinet has agreed to issue a discussion document about how […]

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Update – serious crash near Opotiki

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Update – serious crash near Opotiki

Source: New Zealand Police Police are still at the scene of a crash that occurred on State Highway 2 in Waiotahe near Opotiki earlier today. Police were notified that a truck was in the river near Toone and Ruatuna Roads around 11:10am. The truck currently remains in the river and the Police Dive Squad are […]

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Asia Pacific deadliest region for journalists – E tū

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Asia Pacific deadliest region for journalists – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū, the union for journalists says it’s disturbing that the Asia Pacific region has once again been named as the deadliest region for journalists. The 2018 annual Killed List, released by the International Federation of Journalists and now in its 29th year, records the deaths of 95 journalists and media workers. […]

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Asia Pacific deadliest region for journalists – E tū

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on Asia Pacific deadliest region for journalists – E tū

Source: Etu Union E tū, the union for journalists says it’s disturbing that the Asia Pacific region has once again been named as the deadliest region for journalists. The 2018 annual Killed List, released by the International Federation of Journalists and now in its 29th year, records the deaths of 95 journalists and media workers. […]

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New scheme targets greenhouse gases

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on New scheme targets greenhouse gases

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 18 February 2019 The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is supporting international efforts to help cool the planet with new regulations coming into force today. After 31 December 2019, a permit will be required for new and recycled bulk imports or exports of 18 different hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) gases, which are used in […]

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Damaged Beach Haven bridge to be rebuilt

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Damaged Beach Haven bridge to be rebuilt

Source: Auckland Council A fire that destroyed a large section of a pedestrian bridge used daily by hundreds of people in Beach Haven will need to be fully rebuilt. A structural engineer has assessed the remains of the bridge that linked Fordham and Lanigan Streets and has advised that it is not repairable and it […]

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Surprise te reo Māori finding in pre-diabetes research

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Surprise te reo Māori finding in pre-diabetes research

Source: University of Otago Monday 18 February 2019 2:27pmDr Andrea Teng.New research from the Healthier Lives National Science Challenge has found people who speak te reo Māori have a reduced risk of progressing from prediabetes to diabetes.The groundbreaking research, which has been published in the Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice journal, observed more than 14,000 […]

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Massey professor named Senior New Zealander of the Year

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey professor named Senior New Zealander of the Year

Source: Massey University Professor Bill Glass from the Centre for Public Health Research. Professor Bill Glass from the Centre for Public Health Research has been named Metlifecare Senior New Zealander of the Year in the 2019 Kiwibank New Zealanders of the Year awards. Professor Glass has, throughout his long and distinguished career, considerably advanced occupational […]

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Queensland fruit fly in Auckland – situation update 3

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Queensland fruit fly in Auckland – situation update 3

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 18 Feb 2019 Media contact: MPI media team A large field crew continues work in the Auckland suburb of Devonport today, focused on finding out if there is an incursion of the Queensland fruit fly in the area. This follows the detection of a lone male fly in a […]

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