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BlockchainNZ to ask govt for a national strategy

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, bitcoin, blockchain, BlockchainNZ, Business, FifthEstate1, KB, Make Lemonade Media, Mark Pascal, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, the Beehive  /  Comments Off on BlockchainNZ to ask govt for a national strategy

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – BlockchainNZ will next week ask the government to research and prepare a blockchain strategy for New Zealand to get up to speed with other countries. BlockchainNZ executive director Mark Pascall will present to parliament’s economic development, science and innovation select committee hearing in Wellington Thursday next week on how the economy […]

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Battle for Cassino Railway Station Remembered

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Battle for Cassino Railway Station Remembered

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 18 May 2019 Rotorua man Robert Gillies stands at the railway station in the small Italian town of Cassino and remembers. As the last remaining member of 28 (Māori) Battalion B Company, the 94-year-old remembers the comradeship, the loss and the fear of 75 years ago during the Battles of […]

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Lower Hutt Woman Flies 28 Battalion Banner Once More at Cassino

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Lower Hutt Woman Flies 28 Battalion Banner Once More at Cassino

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 18 May 2019 New Zealand Army Lieutenant Zarra Houpapa’s grandfather was on her mind as she proudly carried the 28 (Māori) Battalion banner at commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the Battles of Cassino this week. Lieutenant Houpapa’s grandfather, Tako Henare Houpapa, lied about his age to get into the […]

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Palmerston North Man Leads NZDF at Cassino Commemoration

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Palmerston North Man Leads NZDF at Cassino Commemoration

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 17 May 2019 Palmerston North man Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Childs struggles to put into words just how honoured he was to lead the New Zealand Defence Force contingent at the 75th anniversary of the Battles of Cassino. Lieutenant Colonel Childs led the contingent this week in commemorative services at the Cassino […]

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NZDF Transports Donated Goods to Fiji

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on NZDF Transports Donated Goods to Fiji

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 17 May 2019 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has transported 1.5 tonnes of donated clothes, toys, books and other goods destined for remote communities in Fiji. Air Commodore Tim Walshe, the Air Component Commander, said a Royal New Zealand Air Force Boeing 757 aircraft on a scheduled flight to […]

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Veterans-Grandson-Led-Cultural-Group-At-Cassino

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Veterans-Grandson-Led-Cultural-Group-At-Cassino

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 17th May 2019 Bay of Plenty man Tama Andrew’s grandfather named him, cherished him and taught him Te Reo Māori – but he never shared his experiences as a soldier during the Second World War. In fact, Warrant Officer Class 1 Andrew, a New Zealand Army Master Driver, said he […]

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NZ companies to learn from world’s biggest biotech event 

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, biotechNZ, Business, FifthEstate1, KB, Lipid and Diabetes Research Group, Make Lemonade Media, Medical Research Institute of NZ, Middlemore Clinical Trials, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Association of Clinical Research, News, Optimal Clinical Trials, P3 Research, Pacific Clinical Research Network, Pharmaceutical Solutions, Press Release Service, Zahra Champion  /  Comments Off on NZ companies to learn from world’s biggest biotech event 

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – New Zealand delegation of biotech companies will attend the world’s biggest biotech conference in Philadelphia in the USA next month. They will be among 16,000 attendees from around the globe at the Bio2019 event from June 3 to 6. The New Zealand biotech experts attending are from businesses representing all parts […]

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NZ can learn from the Baltimore cyberattack

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Baltgimore, Business, cyberattack, FifthEstate1, FinTechNZ, James Brown, Kaspersky Lab, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Techweek, US  /  Comments Off on NZ can learn from the Baltimore cyberattack

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – New Zealand can take lessons from Baltimore in the United States which until a few days ago, was offline following a ransomware cyberattack for more than a week, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. What does New Zealand need to do to prevent one of its major cities being offline for […]

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Techweek kicks off all around NZ

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Christchurch, FifthEstate1, Graeme Muller, Jacinda Ardern, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, Techweek, Wellington, Whangarei  /  Comments Off on Techweek kicks off all around NZ

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Techweek, which kicks off in more than 30 cities and towns around New Zealand today, has grown 10 times in just three years, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. As the global thirst for digital knowledge rapidly accelerates, tech is growing exponentially all over New Zealand and, annually, Techweek is the […]

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Air Force Band Helps Musician Live His Dream

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Air Force Band Helps Musician Live His Dream

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 16 May 2019 Lower Hutt-born Corporal Jeremy Richardson is living the musician’s dream, seeing the world with New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) musicians, as well as playing gigs in bars nationwide. Corporal Richardson is a member of the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Band, which tours a different part […]

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Strong Community Response to NZDFs Dental Mission in Samoa

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Strong Community Response to NZDFs Dental Mission in Samoa

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 15 May 2019 A 13-member dental team from the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has been seeing a constant stream of patients since they started providing treatment in Samoa late last week. The NZDF is conducting Exercise Tropic Twilight from 8-22 May, in collaboration with Samoa’s Ministry of Health, to […]

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NZDF Chaplain Pays Respects to Fallen Counterpart

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on NZDF Chaplain Pays Respects to Fallen Counterpart

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 15 May 2019 Alan Charles Keith Harper lies in a grave in the Cassino War Cemetery, his headstone no different to the other 463 New Zealand headstones here. What sets him apart is that he was the only serving New Zealand chaplain to be killed in action in the Second […]

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Bulls Man Happy to Help in NZDF’s Mission to Solomon Islands

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Bulls Man Happy to Help in NZDF’s Mission to Solomon Islands

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 13 May 2019 Flight Lieutenant Gareth Evans says his career proves that it’s never too late to chase your dreams. A pilot from the Royal New Zealand Air Force’s No.3 Squadron, Flight Lieutenant Evans worked as an aircraft technician for 12 years before deciding finally to chase his childhood dream. […]

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Few NZ companies have adequate cyber protection

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Business, cyber crime, cyber security, cyber-attacks, Editor's Picks, FifthEstate1, Fintech NZ, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Watsapp  /  Comments Off on Few NZ companies have adequate cyber protection

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Barely six percent of business and companies in New Zealand have adequate cyber protection which means they are not prepared for cyber-attacks, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. He says the impact of these attacks on the insurance sector would be greater than natural disasters. Brown made the comment today following reports […]

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NZ IoT Alliance produces landmark paper for the future

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, 5G, Adam Tommy, AM-NC, Business, FifthEstate1, Graeme Muller, IoT, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, spectrum  /  Comments Off on NZ IoT Alliance produces landmark paper for the future

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – The New Zealand IoT Alliance’s spectrum working group has produced a landmark paper highlighting the importance of IoT spectrum for New Zealand. Technology is advancing so fast, and IoT spectrum will create many new opportunities for businesses to use the technology, to drive more efficiencies and develop new products and services. Leading […]

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NZ farmers can achieve methane emissions target

By   /  May 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Biozest, Business, farmers, FifthEstate1, green house gas, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, Nathan Balasingham, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Zest Biotech  /  Comments Off on NZ farmers can achieve methane emissions target

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Farmers can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and meet the targets set by the government’s new climate change bill by looking at new biotech solutions, Zest Biotech chief technical officer Nathan Balasingham says. New Zealand should consider the opportunity to earn carbon credits by implementing some or all of the recommendations of the […]

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NZDF to Provide Dental Care in Samoa

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on NZDF to Provide Dental Care in Samoa

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 8 May 2019 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has sent a 13-member contingent to provide dental care in Samoa over the next two weeks. Major Philip Worthington, who is leading the NZDF contingent, said the programme, run in collaboration with Samoa’s Ministry of Health, would be held from 8-22 […]

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Prime Minister ‘Sponsors’ New Navy Ship

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister ‘Sponsors’ New Navy Ship

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 8 May 2019 When the Royal New Zealand Navy’s new diving support and hydrographic survey vessel is formally commissioned early next month, it will be Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern who will be announcing, “I name this ship Manawanui”. A bottle of wine will be broken on the bow and the […]

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NZDF Supports Wilding Pine Survey in South Island

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on NZDF Supports Wilding Pine Survey in South Island

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 8 May 2019 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has teamed up with Biosecurity New Zealand and Environment Canterbury to assess the extent of wilding pine infestations across about 400,000 hectares of central South Island high country. Government agencies including Biosecurity New Zealand, which is part of the Ministry for […]

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NZDF Continues Search for Missing Kiribati Fishing Vessels

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on NZDF Continues Search for Missing Kiribati Fishing Vessels

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 7 May 2019 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) will continue searching for two vessels in Kiribati that had been overdue from separate fishing trips since last week. Air Component Commander Air Commodore Tim Walshe said a Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion aircraft sent from Auckland yesterday would […]

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