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Restoration angels of Albert-Eden

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Restoration angels of Albert-Eden

Source: Auckland Council Committed local volunteer-run organisations are working tirelessly to restore urban streams in Albert-Eden Oakley Creek/Te Auaunga and the Meola Creek/Waitītīko flow from Hillsborough through Mt Roskill, Owairaka and Waterview, and from Mt Albert through Western Springs, respectively, to the Waitematā Harbour. With abundant native and exotic flora and fauna, these streams are […]

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World-first rating system for motorcycle clothing launched

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Accident Compensation Commission (ACC), Employment Issues, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on World-first rating system for motorcycle clothing launched

Source: Accident Compensation Commission (ACC) Released 17/09/18 Today we’re launching a world-first rating system for motorcycle clothing known as MotoCAP. “The Motorcycle Clothing Assessment Programme (MotoCAP) is the first of its kind, and will give the motorcycle community more information when they are making choices about the clothing they wear when riding,” says Motorcycle Programme […]

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More refugees – but what’s the trade off?

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on More refugees – but what’s the trade off?

Source: National Party Labour needs to fess up about what NZ First has gained from agreeing to increase the refugee quota by 500 in two years’ time, National’s Immigration spokesperson Michael Woodhouse says. “The handling of what has been a cornerstone issue for Labour has been a mess from start to finish. First they were […]

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PMC Seminar: Fiji’s General Election – the calm before the storm?

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Elections, Event, Fiji, Media, Melanesia, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on PMC Seminar: Fiji’s General Election – the calm before the storm?

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Event date and time:  Wednesday, November 7, 2018 – 16:30 – 18:00 ACADEMIC MEDIA ASSIGNMENT IN FIJIFiji is facing a General Election soon – the second post-coup election with the first in 2014 – but the date has yet to be set. Fiji-born digital media […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – Wednesday, 19 September 2018 – Volume 733 – 000093

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament - Hansard  /  Comments Off on Parliament Hansard Report – Wednesday, 19 September 2018 – Volume 733 – 000093

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard WEDNESDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER 2018 Mr Speaker took the Chair at 2 p.m. Prayers. ORAL QUESTIONS QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Question No. 1—Prime Minister 1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Leader—National) to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s statements and actions? Rt Hon JACINDA ARDERN (Prime Minister): Yes, particularly […]

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Parliament Hansard Report – Oral Questions — Questions to Ministers – 000092

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament - Hansard  /  Comments Off on Parliament Hansard Report – Oral Questions — Questions to Ministers – 000092

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard WEDNESDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER 2018 Mr Speaker took the Chair at 2 p.m. Prayers. ORAL QUESTIONS QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Question No. 1—Prime Minister 1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Leader—National) to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s statements and actions? Rt Hon JACINDA ARDERN (Prime Minister): Yes, particularly […]

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It’s hard for doctors to unlearn things. That’s costly for all of us.

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on It’s hard for doctors to unlearn things. That’s costly for all of us.

Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists – Press Release/Statement: Headline: It’s hard for doctors to unlearn things. That’s costly for all of us. We know it can be hard to persuade physicians to do some things that have proven benefits, such as monitor blood pressure or keep patients on anticoagulants. But it might be even harder to […]

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ESR investigates drinking water supply failures

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Environment, ESR, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on ESR investigates drinking water supply failures

Source: ESR A study looking at whether water supplies are meeting drinking water standards has highlighted ongoing problems experienced by some suppliers. The study’s results, which are being presented in a paper to the September conference of Water New Zealand’ by ESR research scientist David Wood, examines seven years of data collected on the achievement […]

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Final update: Eastern Bay of Plenty search warrants

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Final update: Eastern Bay of Plenty search warrants

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police have now arrested seven people as part of Operation Notus II in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, following the execution of a number of search warrants this morning. Along with methamphetamine and cannabis, 26 firearms and more than $21,000 in cash has been seized. Three stolen Toyota Hilux […]

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Auckland secures $45m worth of business events

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Auckland secures $45m worth of business events

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Convention Bureau (ACB), in conjunction with its members and industry partners, has won an impressive $45 million worth of business events in the year ending June 2018. As a result of these wins, more than 100 different business events have been secured and will be held at various times over the […]

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Auckland wins $45m worth of business events

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Auckland wins $45m worth of business events

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Auckland Convention Bureau (ACB), in conjunction with its members and industry partners, has won an impressive $45 million worth of business events in the year ending June 2018. As a result of these wins, more than 100 different business events have been secured and will be held […]

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Senior doctors welcome Government’s recognition of importance of public health service

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ASMS News, Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, Business, Employment Issues, Health, Health & Wellbeing, health care, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on Senior doctors welcome Government’s recognition of importance of public health service

Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists The senior doctors’ union has welcomed the Government’s recognition of the importance of universal public health services and the need for further improvements. “Our public hospitals and other publicly-funded health services are as essential today as they were 80 years ago when the 1938 Social Security Act came into […]

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Soldiers Tested in Live Firing jn Large Waiouru Exercise

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Soldiers Tested in Live Firing jn Large Waiouru Exercise

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 19 September 2018 The New Zealand Army is putting its soldiers through their paces, alongside a handful of international militaries, in its largest exercise at home this year. Multiple units from the New Zealand Army and personnel from the United States Army, US Marines and Australian and British armies have […]

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Fonterra implicated in deforestation and human rights abuses

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on Fonterra implicated in deforestation and human rights abuses

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Wednesday 19 September, Over one a half million rugby fields of Indonesian rainforest were destroyed between 2015 and 2017. (1) That’s just one of the harrowing statistics included in a devastating new investigative report released today by Greenpeace International. The report, Final Countdown, documents extensive deforestation and human rights abuses by […]

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Wellsford Skate Park now open

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Wellsford Skate Park now open

Source: Auckland Council [embedded content] Hundreds turned out on Friday to celebrate the opening of the new skate park and play zones at Wellsford War Memorial Park. Rodney Local Board member Tessa Berger says the community’s vision is embraced in the new play zone which combines challenging play, recreation areas and really optimises the park […]

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Cut the cull Minister Sage

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Cut the cull Minister Sage

Source: National Party Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage needs to halt her cull of 17,500 Himalayan Tahr due to start on 30 September until proper engagement and consultation has taken place, National’s Conservation spokesperson Sarah Dowie says. “Ms Sage’s decision to cull 17,500 Tahr without a consultation process with the industry illustrates her Greens-know-best approach to […]

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National celebrates 125 years of women’s vote

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National celebrates 125 years of women’s vote

Source: National Party Today is a day for all New Zealanders to take some time to reflect on women’s rights, National’s Women’s spokesperson Paula Bennett says. “I’m so proud to live in a country where we were the first to give women the vote. Kate Sheppard and the other suffragettes did us proud. “I’m also […]

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Women in science – a celebration of NZ pioneers

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Women in science – a celebration of NZ pioneers

Source: University of Auckland (2) The Dame Mira Szászy School of Psychology honours one of New Zealand’s leading Māori educators who was the first Māori woman to be awarded a university degree and who dedicated her life to the welfare and needs of Māori. She believed Māori could only progress when the position of women […]

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No Need for Knee-Jerk Bank Bashing in New Zealand

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on No Need for Knee-Jerk Bank Bashing in New Zealand

Source: ACT Party Facebook0 Twitter Submitters to the Finance and Expenditure Committee showed that New Zealand can afford to spare itself a round of bank bashing. “Consumer New Zealand presented pitiful evidence,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “They showed a few people they knew of anecdotally had been sold insurance they didn’t need and, with […]

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Human Rights Commission releases Suffrage 125 video

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission releases Suffrage 125 video

Source: Human Rights Commission Today the Human Rights Commission premieres its Suffrage 125 video – Still Striving for Equality, which features a former Prime Minister, a former Governor General, a Supreme Court Justice and On the Rag podcasters from The Spinoff. Still Striving for Equality reflects on the gains that women have made in New […]

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