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New Zealand Science Sector – Antarctic stars in their eyes

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Science Sector – Antarctic stars in their eyes

Source: Antarctic New Zealand Antarctic starfish are taking centre stage in revealing their resilience to climate change. The initial results of a study looking at how Antarctic starfish adapt to climate change show they would continue to thrive and reproduce in a warmer, more acidic ocean – but may not grow as big. The study […]

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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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Update: Serious crash, Taupiri, Waikato District

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 Update: Serious crash, Taupiri, Waikato District

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police One person has died following the serious crash on State Highway 1B in Taupiri. The crash involved five vehicles and the road remains closed with diversions in place.  The Serious Crash Unit is examining the scene.  ENDS Issued by Police Media Centre   MIL OSI

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Police recover stolen items in Kawakawa home invasion incident (+ pic)

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 Police recover stolen items in Kawakawa home invasion incident (+ pic)

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Rhys Johnston, Northland Police: Police are pleased to confirm the that elderly victim in the Kawakawa home invasion incident has had her treasured stolen possessions recovered by staff. During the incident last Wednesday, two offenders allegedly stole a number of valuable items […]

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Serious crash, Taupiri, Waikato District

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 Serious crash, Taupiri, Waikato District

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on State Highway 1B in Taupiri. Police were called at 1.57pm. Early indications are at least one person has been seriously injured. The road is closed and diversions are in place. Motorists are asked to avoid the […]

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Hardship grant increase shows baseline benefit must increase

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Green Party, KB, KB, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Hardship grant increase shows baseline benefit must increase

Source: Green Party Hardship grants rising demonstrates why the baseline benefit needs to increase, Green Co-leader Marama Davidson said today. “We need to put the heart back into our social support system. This means providing support for New Zealanders so they can live with dignity. “New Zealanders understand that the cost of housing and rent […]

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Update: Serious crash, State Highway 2

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 Update: Serious crash, State Highway 2

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Update: Serious crash, State Highway 2 Thursday, 17 January 2019 – 1:19pm Wellington The road is now clear after an earlier crash on State Highway 2 between Wellington and Petone. The driver of the vehicle was initially trapped but has now been transported to Hutt Hospital with […]

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Missing person – Whanganui River

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 Missing person – Whanganui River

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police have today recovered the body of a man from the Whanganui River. Police received a report about 7pm last night of a man in distress in the river. Police, Coastguard, Surf Lifesavers and a Westpac rescue helicopter were all deployed, however the man was not able […]

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New petition calls on Toyota to repay secret $391,000 grant to Palmerston North ratepayers

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 New petition calls on Toyota to repay secret $391,000 grant to Palmerston North ratepayers

Source: Taxpayers Union New petition calls on Toyota to repay secret $391,000 grant to Palmerston North ratepayers17 JANUARY 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union has launched a petition calling on Toyota New Zealand to pay back the $391,000 grant secretly given by Palmerston North City Council, for which the Council and Toyota refuse to […]

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PETITION: Make Toyota pay back the $391,000

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 PETITION: Make Toyota pay back the $391,000

Source: Taxpayers Union The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union has launched a petition calling on Toyota New Zealand to pay back the $391,000 grant secretly given by Palmerston North City Council, for which the Council and Toyota refuse to explain. This kind of corporate welfare is wasteful and unnecessary. With profits of 22 billion USD, Toyota should […]

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Have you seen Finn Yeats?

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 Have you seen Finn Yeats?

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police are asking for the public’s help finding Finn Yeats, 20, who has been reported missing from his Carterton home. Police and Finn’s family have concerns for his welfare. Finn was last seen at home on the morning of Tuesday 15 January. Finn is understood to be […]

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Have you seen Finn Yeats?

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 Have you seen Finn Yeats?

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police are asking for the public’s help finding Finn Yeats, 20, who has been reported missing from his Carterton home. Police and Finn’s family have concerns for his welfare. Finn was last seen at home on the morning of Tuesday 15 January. Finn is understood to be […]

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Serious crash, State Highway 2

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  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 Serious crash, State Highway 2

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police are attending a serious crash where a van has rolled on State Highway 2 between Wellington and Petone.  The crash occurred at 11:40am. One person is trapped in the vehicle and the road is down to one lane. Motorists are asked to avoid the area if […]

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Benefits up as Govt makes it easier to do nothing

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Benefits up as Govt makes it easier to do nothing

Source: National Party The number of people claiming the job seeker benefit has increased by 11,000 because the Government is going soft on benefit sanctions and those who don’t want to work, National’s Social Development spokesperson Louise Upston says. “Over the past year there has been a 42 per cent decline in the number of […]

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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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Wellington GPs to strike again

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, ASMS News, Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, Business, DJF, Employment Issues, Health, Health & Wellbeing, health care, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on Wellington GPs to strike again

Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists GPs at Wellington’s Ora Toa Health practices will strike again tomorrow (FRIDAY) for a full day because of the employer’s stubborn refusal to include dentists in the collective agreement. This is the second full-day strike – the first was on Christmas Eve – and follows a series of shorter […]

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New Zealand Tech – Kiwi IoT companies placing NZ innovation on world stage

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Tech – Kiwi IoT companies placing NZ innovation on world stage

Source: MakeLemonade Despite the recent concerns about Huawei and its role with the 5G roll-out, a technology that will boost the use and spread of the Internet of Things (IoT), New Zealand tech firms are getting on with developing the solutions that will run on multiple networks. The offerings that can be developed in IoT […]

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