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Managing the supply of and demand for drinking water

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Audit New Zealand, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Managing the supply of and demand for drinking water

Source: Auditor General of New Zealand Contents Auditor-General’s overview E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā karangarangatanga maha o te motu, tēnā koutou. Public assets, such as the infrastructure that provides us with drinking water, are important to the quality of life of all New Zealanders. Sixty-seven councils are responsible for public drinking water […]

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Amazon move into India likely to have ripple effect in NZ

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, amazon, Auckland, Business, FinTechNZ, India, James Brown, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Paytm, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Amazon move into India likely to have ripple effect in NZ

Auckland – Amazon dipping its toes into the insurance market in India may likely have ripples effects for New Zealand, which is seen as a test bed for large organisations looking to try something new. FintechNZ general manager James Brown says insurers in New Zealand hold over $20 billion in assets and over $15 billion in […]

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Top staff don’t have to be Aucklanders to be winners

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Alpine Energy, Andrew Tombs, Business, executive assistant, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand EA award, News, Press Release Service, South Canterbury, Timaru  /  Comments Off on Top staff don’t have to be Aucklanders to be winners

Timaru – Winner of the New Zealand executive assistant (EA) of the year award Nyia Strachan may come from one of New Zealand’s smallest cities but she would still be the best EA if she worked in Auckland, her boss Alpine Energy chief executive Andrew Tombs says. Strachan was named the best NZ executive assistant […]

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NZ facing growing number of cyber incidents

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, CERT NZ, cyber security, Graeme Muller, IoT Alliance, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on NZ facing growing number of cyber incidents

Auckland – Kiwis will continue to face record digital threats and cyber incidents every month, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. New Zealand is not exempt from global digital threats and is currently facing malicious and illegal hacking incidents from cybercriminals, cyber-terrorists and organised crime, Muller says. He was commenting today on the latest quarterly national […]

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Timaru employee wins NZ EA – PA excellence award

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Alpine Energy, Business, Conferenz, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Nyia Strachan, NZ EA PA excellence award, Paula Cleghorn, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Timaru employee wins NZ EA – PA excellence award

Timaru – A Timaru staff member who goes above and beyond for her employer, colleagues and her community, has won the inaugural New Zealand executive assistant / personal assistant of the year award. Nyia Strachan of South Canterbury’s Alpine Energy won the 2018 New Zealand EA/PA Excellence Award because she stood out as going beyond mastery […]

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NZDF Conducts Whale Census

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on NZDF Conducts Whale Census

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 18 September 2018 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) works with other New Zealand agencies to secure the country against external threats and is called upon regularly to respond to emergencies at home and overseas. But in what may seem off the beaten track, the NZDF recently carried out a […]

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Family Affair for NZ-Born Samoan at Invictus Games

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Family Affair for NZ-Born Samoan at Invictus Games

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 17 September 2018 Kiwi. Samoan. Amputee. Soldier. Son. Brother. Partner. Faamanu (Nu) Taulafo Filo Leaana will be tapping into all these elements that make him who he is when he represents the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) at the Invictus Games Sydney 2018. The Invictus Games is the only international […]

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Future for two ITPs lies in commissioner connecting to staff and communities

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, ITPs, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Weltec, Whitireia  /  Comments Off on Future for two ITPs lies in commissioner connecting to staff and communities

Source: Tertiary Education Union Press release 18 September 2018 Future for two ITPs lies in commissioner connecting to staff andcommunities Staff at Whitireia and Weltec polytechnics are resigned to the fact thatthe Minister of Education will be appointing a commissioner to replace thecouncil overseeing both institutions but they are shocked by the poorfinancial positions of […]

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NZ tech Inc should go ahead without government

By   /  September 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Candace Kinser, chief tech officer, Government, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, Rod Drury  /  Comments Off on NZ tech Inc should go ahead without government

The head of New Zealand biggest tech ecosystem NZTech today called on the country to set up a Chief Technology Advisor(s) – without the support of the government. NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says the government handling of the CTO process has been a ‘shocker’ and now Kiwi tech business and organisations should not wait for […]

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Former Southlander Excited to Lead NZDF Team at Invictus Games

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Former Southlander Excited to Lead NZDF Team at Invictus Games

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 14 September 2018 New Zealand Army Sergeant and former Southlander Kelly Whittle can’t wait to see the look on her teammates faces at the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 opening ceremony. The Invictus Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate understanding and respect for wounded, […]

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Navy Officer Has a Nose For a Story

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Navy Officer Has a Nose For a Story

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 13 September 2018 The role of Assistant Weapon Engineer Officer on frigate HMNZS Te Mana during a six-month deployment across the Pacific and Asia should be enough to keep any young officer busy – and it is. Lieutenant Alexandra Pereyaslavets, the Public Relations Officer on HMNZS Te Mana, ensures families, […]

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Bridge Replaced After 24 Years with NZDF Help

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Bridge Replaced After 24 Years with NZDF Help

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 13 September 2018 For nearly a quarter of a century, trampers wanting to cross Opihi Gorge in South Canterbury had to go cautiously down the jagged rocks, cross the river and clamber up the other side. But now, after a three-year community campaign led by the Fairlie Lions Club and […]

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NZDF Begins Repatriation of Sailors in England

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on NZDF Begins Repatriation of Sailors in England

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 13 September 2018 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has begun repatriating two Royal New Zealand Navy sailors buried in England. Warrant Officer Ken Bancroft who is leading the vigil team of Royal New Zealand Navy sailors in England, at the headstone of Engine Room Artificer Apprentice Philip Short, 20, […]

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Cool Solution to Overheating Problem Results in Big Cost Savings to Navy

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Cool Solution to Overheating Problem Results in Big Cost Savings to Navy

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 12 September 2018 More than $250,000 in annual fuel savings for two of the Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN) fleet will be possible, thanks to a unique engineering solution developed by the RNZN and its fleet maintenance partner Babcock (NZ). HMNZS Wellington’s Engineering Officer Lieutenant Tim Johns and Babcock (NZ) […]

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Auckland and Unison honoured at RiskNZ awards

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Auckland Council, Business, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Niel Toms, Press Release Service, risk management, RiskNZ, Unison Networks  /  Comments Off on Auckland and Unison honoured at RiskNZ awards

Auckland – Auckland Council’s Cecilia Tse won the risk management professional of the year award while the council’s risk team won the excellence in developing capability in risk management award at RiskNZ’s annual awards in Auckland last night. Ryan McBrearty of Unison Networks won the other award for best emerging risk practitioner of the year. The […]

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Eye-watering deal for NZ medical business

By   /  September 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Dr Hong Sheng Chiong, dunedin, King Saud University, Make Lemonade Media, medical, MedicMind, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, oDocs, Press Release Service, Saudi Arabia  /  Comments Off on Eye-watering deal for NZ medical business

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Dunedin – New Zealand company ODocs Eye Care has signed its first overseas international partnership with Riyadh’s King Saud University, which is the biggest medical university in the Arab world. Dunedin-based ODocs chief executive, Dr Hong Sheng Chiong, an ophthalmologist registrar at Dunedin hospital, says they will supply their range of products including its […]

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A first for NZ: Delta Insurance releases cover for IP

By   /  September 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Avani Vyas. Craig Kirk, Business, Delta Insurance, Insurance, kiwi, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on A first for NZ: Delta Insurance releases cover for IP

Auckland – Kiwi businesses can now afford to protect themselves against intellectual property (IP) risks, thanks to an audacious move by Delta Insurance. Filling a serious gap in New Zealand’s insurance market, Delta’s IP offering has been designed to make it easy for Kiwi companies to cover their legal costs in a battle over intangible assets […]

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Picton Man to Start Air Force Firefighting Career

By   /  September 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Picton Man to Start Air Force Firefighting Career

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 6 September 2018 Aircraftman Shannon Huntley was the oldest recruit of his Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) recruit course, but that didn’t stop him from winning one of the top awards. Aircraftman Huntley, 29, a father of two from Picton, was presented with the R.I. Simpson Trophy, for the […]

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NZDF Inspects 23 Vessels in Multi-National Patrols

By   /  September 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on NZDF Inspects 23 Vessels in Multi-National Patrols

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 5 September 2018 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) inspected 23 foreign-flagged fishing vessels on the high seas as part of joint maritime patrols it conducted recently with three other countries. The New Zealand Defence Force inspected 23 foreign-flagged fishing vessels on the high seas as part of joint maritime […]

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Reflecting on our work about information

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, News  /  Comments Off on Reflecting on our work about information

Source: Controller and Auditor General Reflecting on our work about information. E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā karangarangatanga maha o te motu, tēnā koutou. Information is the lifeblood of any organisation. It plays an essential role in every decision an organisation makes or expects to make. In the public sector, using and managing […]

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