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Come clean about Victoria University’s future, VC told

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, General staff, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, Victoria University of Wellington  /  Comments Off on Come clean about Victoria University’s future, VC told

Source: Tertiary Education Union The Vice-Chancellor of the Victoria University of Wellington, Professor Grant Guilford has been told by the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) to come clean about his plans for the future of the university after all staff were sent an email yesterday inviting them to apply for voluntary redundancy. The TEU has also sought a meeting with […]

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North Otago Town Commemorates Hospital Ship that Supported Anzac Troops in First World War

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on North Otago Town Commemorates Hospital Ship that Supported Anzac Troops in First World War

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 11 November 2018 A memorial plaque recognising the significant role of Her Majesty’s Hospital Ship (HMHS) Maheno supporting Anzac troops during the First World War was unveiled this morning at the North Otago town of Maheno, as centenary of the Armistice was marked. The small rural town’s residents turned out […]

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Nothing and everything, spiritual India has it all

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Delhi, DJF, Elefantastic, Idina, Jaipur, Jodhpur, KB, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Opinions, Press Release Service, Raas hotel, Radisson Bluj  /  Comments Off on Nothing and everything, spiritual India has it all

Delhi – India is nothing and everything; so much at times it leaves tourists utterly speechless. They say there is no present like the time and no time like the future. India is all about the here and the now for its 1.35 billion people. What is at dispute is some tourists too hastily saying that […]

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Industry experts to show teachers all about tech

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Air NZ, AM-NC, Auckland Transport, Business, DJF, Edwina Mistry, Genesis Energy, IBM, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Education, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, shadowtech day teachers, TechwomenNZ, Xero  /  Comments Off on Industry experts to show teachers all about tech

Auckland – Following the national success of shadowtech for students, TechwomenNZ and CreateOps is this week running a shadowtech day for teachers for the first time. The shadowtech day for teachers will be held on Wednesday which will create an opportunity for teachers to gain first hand understanding as greater responsibility falls on teachers to pass […]

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World-first NZ tech changing the global agricultural landscape

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, agritech, AgritechNZ, AM-NC, Autogrow, BioLumic, Business, DJF, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Peter Wren-Hilton, Press Release Service, RoboticsPlus  /  Comments Off on World-first NZ tech changing the global agricultural landscape

Tauranga – New Zealand agritech companies are creating world-first technology to help feed the world and lead the way in their industry, AgritechNZ chief executive Peter Wren-Hilton says. Technology is making life easier, from eco-friendly cars to faster software and tech improvements are benefitting Kiwis in everyday life, he says. “The same goes for agritech […]

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Growing fintech opportunities emerge from banking review

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Delta Insurance director Craig Kirk, DJF, FaceMe chief executive Danny Tomsett, Financial Markets Authority, FinTechNZ, KB, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, November 29 summit in Auckland, Press Release Service, Xero small business director Nicole Buisson.  /  Comments Off on Growing fintech opportunities emerge from banking review

Auckland – While the results from the review by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and the Reserve bank could have been more positive, New Zealand banks have been looking at options to improve customer experience and embrace the fintech community which is great for all Kiwis, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. Banking is changing as […]

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RNZAF Aircraftman Following in Footsteps of Forebears

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on RNZAF Aircraftman Following in Footsteps of Forebears

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 5 November 2018 Royal New Zealand Air Force’s (RNZAF) Leading Aircraftman Ellie Mullin was following in her great-uncles’ footsteps when she was in France for the final New Zealand First World War overseas commemoration. Leading Aircraftman Mullin was a member of the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) contingent conducting the […]

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New Zealand Marks Centenary of Liberation of Le Quesnoy in France

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Marks Centenary of Liberation of Le Quesnoy in France

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 5 November 2018 The sun was shining in northern France as 1300 French people and New Zealanders joined to mark the 100th anniversary of the liberation of Le Quesnoy on Sunday. The official party included New Zealand Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigne, Secretary of State attached to […]

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Rare US Navy Award to Anzac Frigate

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Rare US Navy Award to Anzac Frigate

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 3 November 2018 A rare award was made by the United States Navy to the Royal New Zealand Navy’s Anzac frigate HMNZS Te Kaha at the Devonport Naval Base yesterday. The award recognised the support provided by the ship’s company to the US Navy for a week in June/July last […]

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NZDF Helps Kiwi Fisherman in Distress

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on NZDF Helps Kiwi Fisherman in Distress

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 3 November 2018 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has come to the aid of a New Zealand fisherman whose boat began taking on water while navigating rough seas in the Pacific. Group Captain Daniel Hunt, the Acting Air Component Commander, said a Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion […]

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Carrying the Colour at Le Quesnoy Centenary

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Carrying the Colour at Le Quesnoy Centenary

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 2 November 2018 Palmerston North man Captain Heki Tauli will be front and centre of New Zealand’s final overseas commemoration of the First World War in November. Captain Tauli will be carrying the Regimental Colour of 7th Wellington (City of Wellington’s Own) and Hawke’s Bay Battalion at the liberation of […]

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NZ’s longest serving major gym celebrates 50 years

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, 50 years, AM-NC, Auckland, Business, DJF, exercise, ExercisNZ, gym, KB, Les Mills, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie  /  Comments Off on NZ’s longest serving major gym celebrates 50 years

Auckland – Les Mills, New Zealand’s longest serving major gym, is celebrating 50 years in business. Les Mills was founded in 1968 by Olympian and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Les Mills and his wife Colleen. Today the exercise company has 12 national gyms and is still growing, aiming to have 75,000 members throughout New Zealand within […]

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 NZ AI can predict retinal and eye diseases

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AI, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Dr Hong, Dunedin Hospital, eye diseases, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, retinal  /  Comments Off on  NZ AI can predict retinal and eye diseases

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Dunedin – New Zealand-designed artificial intelligence framework MedicMind which enables the development and design of AI without coding has been used to develop an advance set of algorithms to detect a range of common eye diseases. Findings are published on Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. The Dunedin-based research was part of an initiative to tackle growing […]

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69th Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Communities, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on 69th Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs On 30 September, the Auckland Chinese Community Centre (ACCC) held an event in Mangere to celebrate the 69th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. The event, which was attended by approximately 250 people, also celebrated the 40th anniversary of China’s policy reform and […]

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Ethnic population projections highlight need for leadership diversity

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Communities, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Ethnic population projections highlight need for leadership diversity

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs Over the next twenty years, not only will New Zealand’s total population increase, but its diversity will too. All ethnic groups are predicted to grow, meaning it’s more important than ever to ensure proper representation in leadership positions and decision-making processes.  In May 2017, Statistics New Zealand […]

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Submission on establishing an independent infrastructure body

By   /  October 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Audit New Zealand, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Submission on establishing an independent infrastructure body

Source: Auditor General of New Zealand The Treasury has issued a consultation document seeking feedback on the proposed functions of an independent infrastructure body. This letter is our written submission. 26 October 2018 Infrastructure Body ConsultationThe TreasuryPO Box 3714Wellington 6140 Email: Infrastructure@treasury.govt.nz SUBMISSION ON ESTABLISHING AN INDEPENDENT INFRASTRUCTURE BODY The Treasury has issued a consultation […]

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NZ streets ahead of India and China on female participation in exercise

By   /  October 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, China, Delhi, DJF, exercise, Exercise NZ, females, India, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, Mumbai, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, Women  /  Comments Off on NZ streets ahead of India and China on female participation in exercise

Christchurch – New Zealand is tiny compared to the population powerhouses of China or India, but the Kiwi exercise culture is streets ahead of those countries in terms of female and male participation, Exercise NZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. China and India’s exercise industry is still male dominated. Over three quarters of attendees to […]

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Major NZ clean tech company head in NZ to promote biotech

By   /  October 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Angel summit, Avertana, biotech, Blenheim, Business, DJF, Dotterel, KB, Lanzatech, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Virgin Atlantic, Zahra Champion  /  Comments Off on Major NZ clean tech company head in NZ to promote biotech

Auckland – The founder of one of New Zealand’s biggest biotech companies, Dr Sean Simpson, is back in New Zealand this week attending key board meetings for the next wave of Kiwi success stories, BiotechNZ executive director Zahra Champion says. Simpson, the founder of LanzaTech which started life in a Kiwi basement in 2005 and […]

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Learning about conservation

By   /  October 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Communities, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector, Public sector agencies  /  Comments Off on Learning about conservation

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs To celebrate Conservation Week, the Chinese Conservation Education Trust worked with the Department of Conservation to develop a programme on conservation in New Zealand for members of the Chinese community. The programme was held 16 September 2018, during Conservation Week, at the Sir Peter Blake Marine Education […]

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Creative upcycling!

By   /  October 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Communities, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Creative upcycling!

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs The Chinese Conservation Education Trust (the Trust) recently held a creative upcycling workshop at Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts in Auckland. The Trust was established in 2002 by a group of individuals dedicated to encouraging Chinese New Zealanders to learn more about conservation. The trust aims […]

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