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Potential to NZ fintech exports huge

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, blockchain, Business, fintech, James Brown, Lord Mayor of London, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, TinftechNZ  /  Comments Off on Potential to NZ fintech exports huge

Auckland – The potential for New Zealand tech exports will be huge when direct free trade post-Brexit opens with the United Kingdom, a leading fintech expert says. James Brown, general manager of FintechNZ says it’s so encouraging to see the government working proactively to set up free trade with the UK post-Brexit. “The UK is […]

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Dr O’Sullivan visits appalling homes of sick Kiwi kids

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, David Clark, Dr Lance O'Sullivan, Government, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, Minister of Health, Minister of Housing, New Zealand, News, Northland, Phil Twyford, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Dr O’Sullivan visits appalling homes of sick Kiwi kids

Auckland – Leading New Zealand doctor and health system disruptor Dr Lance O’Sullivan says rental properties owned by the government are in appalling third world conditions which is directly burdening the nation’s health system. Dr O’Sullivan recently moved from Northland to Auckland and he says he thought he knew what poverty was. “On my second day […]

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NZ’s biggest firewood supplier’s answer to help decrease winter heating bills

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Christchurch, City Firewood, El Nino, firferwood, heating bills, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Robbie Harris  /  Comments Off on NZ’s biggest firewood supplier’s answer to help decrease winter heating bills

Christchurch – New Zealand’s biggest firewood supplier City Firewood wants to help change Cantabrians’ habits so they get firewood cheaper and earlier in the year. The Christchurch firewood company says people will save a lot more money if they buy their winter firewood next year from them between October and December. City Firewood pioneered kiln drying […]

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Serving in War-Torn South Sudan a Privilege Despite Risks, NZDF Officer Says

By   /  July 12, 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 Serving in War-Torn South Sudan a Privilege Despite Risks, NZDF Officer Says

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 12 July 2018 A New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) officer serving as a United Nations peacekeeper in South Sudan has to navigate the threats from ethnic violence, as well as dirt roads that turn into muddy rivers during the rainy season. Major Stephen Challies is a Military Liaison Officer for […]

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Masterton Naval Officer Commands International Fleet

By   /  July 12, 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 Masterton Naval Officer Commands International Fleet

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 11 July 2018 When he’s not a career naval officer, Captain Blair Gerritsen would describe himself as an enthusiastic mid-handicap golfer and part-time farmer in Masterton. However, this month duty calls as he takes command of a naval Task Group larger than the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) fleet. Captain […]

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We need to talk about Stuart McCutcheon

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on We need to talk about Stuart McCutcheon

Source: Tertiary Education Union Silencing staff, cutting the Faculty of Education and Social Work in the midst of a nationwide teacher shortage, and refusing to listen to serious concerns about the direction he is taking the University of Auckland. It is time we talked about Vice-Chancellor Professor Stuart McCutcheon and his leadership, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) […]

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New Vice Chief of Defence Force Named

By   /  July 11, 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 New Vice Chief of Defence Force Named

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 9 July 2018 The Chief of Defence Force, Air Marshal Kevin Short, announced today that the new Vice Chief of Defence Force will be Air Vice-Marshal Tony Davies. Air Vice-Marshal Davies, currently the Chief of Air Force, will take up his new role in September.  Air Marshal Short said Air […]

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NZ fin services need to be even more transparent

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Banks, Business, FinTechNZ, James Brown, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Transparency International, UK  /  Comments Off on NZ fin services need to be even more transparent

Auckland – Now is the time for Kiwi financial services to be more transparent following banking issues in the United Kingdom and Australia, a leading New Zealand financial tech expert says. Normally bank employees must meet sales incentive targets on lending, deposit attraction, payment protection insurance, life insurance and Kiwi Saver funds to achieve a financial […]

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If we were you, Education Minister, this is how we’d do it

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, ITPs, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, Voices of tertiary education, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on If we were you, Education Minister, this is how we’d do it

Source: Tertiary Education Union All future policy and funding must be based on the understanding that an accessible, fully funded and quality tertiary education sector is a core part of people’s every day lives. That’s the advice staff working in the sector have given to the Education Minister today in a report published as part of national education […]

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NZDF Supports Avalanche Risk Survey in Nelson National Park

By   /  July 6, 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 Supports Avalanche Risk Survey in Nelson National Park

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 6 July 2018 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) and Department of Conservation (DOC) joined forces recently to survey potential avalanche risks and remove about two tonnes of discarded wooden tracks in Nelson Lakes National Park. Air Commodore Andrew Clark, the Air Component Commander, said the NZDF provided logistic expertise […]

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Manawanui Dive Ship Legacy Continues in Ecological Role

By   /  July 6, 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 Manawanui Dive Ship Legacy Continues in Ecological Role

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 5 July 2018 As the Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN) dive tender, HMNZS Manawanui was instrumental in clearing the southern Pacific waters of unexploded ordnance left over from the Second World War. Now the decommissioned vessel will carry on a similar environmental mission, with ships sunk in battles during that […]

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Unitec bailout points to the need for urgent change

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, ITPs, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unitec  /  Comments Off on Unitec bailout points to the need for urgent change

Source: Tertiary Education Union The announcement today that Unitec will likely receive close to a $50 million bailout over the next two years, and the proposed appointment of a commissioner to steer the institution through a period of extreme financial difficulty, points to two important lessons – first, that policies of the last National Government are still […]

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NZDF Begins Repatriation Mission in Malaysia

By   /  July 4, 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 Mission in Malaysia

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 3 July 2018 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has begun repatriating the remains of personnel buried in Malaysia. This is part of project Te Auraki (The Return), under which the NZDF is bringing home personnel and dependants buried overseas after 1 January, 1955, following a change in Government policy. […]

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Taupo Teenager Tops Navy Class

By   /  July 4, 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 Taupo Teenager Tops Navy Class

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 3 July 2018 A Taupo teenager has topped his class in the latest batch of sailors to graduate into the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN). Ordinary Diver Dylan Macdonald, 18, stepped out at Devonport Naval Base on Saturday with 85 other sailors graduating from their 18-week Basic Common Training course. […]

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NZTech and NZBio combine tech forces

By   /  July 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, BioTechNZ. New Zealand exports, Business, Comvita, Graeme Muller, Lanzatech, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, NZTech Alliance, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on NZTech and NZBio combine tech forces

Auckland – New Zealand is beginning to witness unprecedented opportunities in areas of technology convergence as cutting-edge and world-first technology continues to accelerate and merge. NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says New Zealand has a history of innovation in the biotech and biosciences areas, often driven by strong Kiwi foundations in the primary sectors. So, […]

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NZDF Sailor Training on British Warship

By   /  July 3, 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 Sailor Training on British Warship

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 2 July 2018 Four years ago Pauline Theron, who was in her third year as an engineering student at Massey University at Palmerston North, had to decide what career to pursue. “Joining the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) seemed a great way to combine my interest in engineering and my […]

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AI and IoT changing the face of NZ dairying

By   /  July 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, cows, dairy farming, Halter, Kriv Naicker, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZ IoT Alliance, Press Release Service, Silicon Valley  /  Comments Off on AI and IoT changing the face of NZ dairying

Auckland – A fledgling New Zealand agritech company run by a rising Kiwi entrepreneur who has worked for Rocket Lab has raised $8 million, from Silicon Valley venture capital firm Data Collective, which is likely to result in massive changes to the nation’s burgeoning dairy industry. Waikato company Halter will use the $8 million boost to […]

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100TechWomen project launching this month

By   /  July 2, 2018  /  100Techwomen, 24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Edwina Mistry, IBM, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, Shadowtech day  /  Comments Off on 100TechWomen project launching this month

Auckland – NZTech Women will this month launch 100TechWomen which will feature a collection of inspiring stories from New Zealand’s brightest female tech talent from around the country. Edwina Mistry, executive director of NZTech Women, says the launch is designed to inspire the future generation of women in tech and celebrate the contribution of women […]

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Massive impact of IoT expected in NZ and globally

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, IoT, Kriv Naicker, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZIoT Alliance, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Massive impact of IoT expected in NZ and globally

Auckland – The enormity and massive impact internet of things (IoT) will have around New Zealand globally has just been sheeted home in a new report which says spending will hit $US1.2 trillion by 2022. Analyst firm IDC has announced the findings its latest Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide. The report says IoT spending […]

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Air Force Tests High-Altitude Flying in Marlborough Mountains

By   /  June 27, 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 Air Force Tests High-Altitude Flying in Marlborough Mountains

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 26 June 2018 The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) is testing the alpine flying ability of its helicopters and crews around the mountains of Marlborough, a skill essential to search and rescue operations. No. 3 Squadron has deployed three NH90 and two A109 helicopters and crews on Exercise Blackbird. […]

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