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Call for Guidelines on Euthanasia Media Reporting

Published By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Call for Guidelines on Euthanasia Media Reporting

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Call for Guidelines on Euthanasia Media Reporting Media Release 27 June 2017 Family First New Zealand has made a submission to the Strategy to prevent suicide in New Zealand calling on strict guidelines around the media reporting of assisted suicide & euthanasia. In their submission, Family […]

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USA: Congress Must Step in and Stop Muslim Ban

Published By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on USA: Congress Must Step in and Stop Muslim Ban

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: USA: Congress Must Step in and Stop Muslim Ban Following the Supreme Court’s announcement that it will hear arguments on President Trump’s discriminatory Muslim ban and allow the order to take effect in the meantime, Margaret Huang, Amnesty International USA executive director, released the following […]

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Myanmar: Release journalists immediately

Published By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Myanmar: Release journalists immediately

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Myanmar: Release journalists immediately The Myanmar authorities must immediately release three journalists, who were detained while carrying out their work in conflict-afflicted northern Shan State, Amnesty International said today.Aye Nai and Pyae Phone Naing, both reporters for the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), and Thein […]

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Fiji: Crack down on torture, not protests

Published By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Fiji: Crack down on torture, not protests

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Fiji: Crack down on torture, not protests Fiji’s authorities must immediately and unconditionally release a youth activist for protesting against torture in the Pacific island nation, Amnesty International said today.On the International Day for Victims of Torture, the Fijian authorities arrested Jope Koroisavou – a […]

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China: Liu must be released immediately

Published By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on China: Liu must be released immediately

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: China: Liu must be released immediately Responding to the news that Nobel Peace Prize Winner Liu Xiaobo has developed late-stage liver cancer while in prison and is currently in hospital receiving treatment, Amnesty International’s China Researcher Patrick Poon said:  “It adds insult to injury that Liu […]

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Improving Management of Global Water Resources Can Bolster US Security and Prosperity

Published By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Improving Management of Global Water Resources Can Bolster US Security and Prosperity

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Improving Management of Global Water Resources Can Bolster US Security and Prosperity The link between water and security is undeniable. Where fresh water is available, accessible and well-managed, biodiversity can be sustained, economies can grow and communities can thrive. Yet when fresh water is compromised, […]

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Indonesian election adds spice to media internship

Published By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Indonesian election adds spice to media internship

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Indonesian election adds spice to media internship Timaru journalist Megan Sutherland, a Canterbury University graduate, spent six weeks in Jakarta interning for Agence France Presse (AFP) , during which she covered Jakarta’s incumbent governor as he sort re-election and battled accusations of blasphemy. […]

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Make a submission- oppose an application to allow GE potatoes in our food! submissions to Food Standards Australia NZ (FSANZ)

Published By   /  June 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Environment, GE Free New Zealand, GE Free NZ, NGOs, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Make a submission- oppose an application to allow GE potatoes in our food! submissions to Food Standards Australia NZ (FSANZ)

MIL OSI – Source: GE Free New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Make a submission- oppose an application to allow GE potatoes in our food! submissions to Food Standards Australia NZ (FSANZ) Submission – A1139 – GE potatoes. Food Standards Australia New Zealand Template below and suggested points to make.  Please cut and paste into a new document. […]

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Get a grip, sugar is not the ‘new tobacco’

Published By   /  June 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Get a grip, sugar is not the ‘new tobacco’

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Get a grip, sugar is not the ‘new tobacco’ 25 JUNE 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Anti-sugar political campaigners, launching their election campaign tomorrow for a new ‘soda tax’, show their true colours when they make ridiculous claims that ‘sugar is the new tobacco’.Despite attempts to frame themselves […]

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Last chance for Lawrence Yule to release expenses

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Last chance for Lawrence Yule to release expenses

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Last chance for Lawrence Yule to release expenses 23 JUNE 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE National Party Tukituki Candidate and former Hastings Mayor, Lawrence Yule, is the only mayor in New Zealand whose travel, entertainment, and slush fund is kept secret from New Zealand ratepayers as head of ratepayer-funded lobby […]

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Bridges’ handout sees taxpayers fork out $600 each for tourists to run a race

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Bridges’ handout sees taxpayers fork out $600 each for tourists to run a race

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Bridges’ handout sees taxpayers fork out $600 each for tourists to run a race 23 JUNE 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESimon Bridges has announced a second $300,000 non-refundable taxpayer grant to the Tarawera ultramarathon, apparently to attract only 500 international visitors in what must be one of the most […]

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Yemen: Urgent investigation needed into UAE torture network and possible US role

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Yemen: Urgent investigation needed into UAE torture network and possible US role

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Yemen: Urgent investigation needed into UAE torture network and possible US role Following an Associated Press investigation alleging that United Arab Emirates (UAE) and its allied Yemeni security forces are arbitrarily detaining and torturing detainees, who are also being interrogated by US forces in a […]

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Dispelling the myths of food poverty • Child Poverty Action Group

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, CPAG, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Dispelling the myths of food poverty • Child Poverty Action Group

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Release/Statement Headline: Dispelling the myths of food poverty • Child Poverty Action Group The New Testament can be spot-on. As usual, the Budget handed out considerable amounts to those that hath at least a moderate amount already, and only a few scraps to those that hath […]

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WWF Research Finds Improved Environmental Performance is Good for Shrimp Aquaculture Business

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Research Finds Improved Environmental Performance is Good for Shrimp Aquaculture Business

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF Research Finds Improved Environmental Performance is Good for Shrimp Aquaculture Business More intensive shrimp farming can yield better environmental and economic results, according to a new study conducted by World Wildlife Fund in Vietnam and Thailand. By producing more shrimp per hectare of land, […]

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TIVOLI, PALESTINE FILM FEST, 3 Saturdays at 6pm, from Sat June 17

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on TIVOLI, PALESTINE FILM FEST, 3 Saturdays at 6pm, from Sat June 17

MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: TIVOLI, PALESTINE FILM FEST, 3 Saturdays at 6pm, from Sat June 17 TIVOLI, PALESTINE FILM FEST, 3 Saturdays at 6pm, from Sat June 17 June 22, 2017 Leave a comment To mark the 50 years of Israel’s military Occupation of Palestine – since the […]

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Japan trip expands students’ horizons

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Japan trip expands students’ horizons

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Japan trip expands students’ horizons From the ancient shrines of Kyoto to the futuristic modernity of Tokyo, 15 Year 11-13 Japanese language students from Palmerston North’s Awatapu College got a taste of the great diversity of Japan on a two-week school trip recently. The Foundation contributed […]

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Dispelling the myths of poverty • Child Poverty Action Group

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, CPAG, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Dispelling the myths of poverty • Child Poverty Action Group

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Release/Statement Headline: Dispelling the myths of poverty • Child Poverty Action Group The New Testament can be spot-on. As usual, the Budget handed out considerable amounts to those that hath at least a moderate amount already, and only a few scraps to those that hath hardly […]

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India: People arrested for cheering Pakistan in Cricket must be immediately released

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on India: People arrested for cheering Pakistan in Cricket must be immediately released

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: India: People arrested for cheering Pakistan in Cricket must be immediately released The arrests of at least 19 people for celebrating the Pakistan cricket team’s victory over India in the final of a major tournament is another worrying sign of the erosion of freedom of […]

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Displaced Labour interns welcome at the Taxpayers’ Union

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Displaced Labour interns welcome at the Taxpayers’ Union

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Displaced Labour interns welcome at the Taxpayers’ Union 22 JUNE 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEUnlike the Labour Party, the Taxpayers’ Union pays its student interns and pay at least the “living wage”. Its Wellington office has space for at least two more international research interns in the lead […]

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South Sudan: Killings, mass displacement and systematic looting as government forces purge civilians from Upper Nile

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on South Sudan: Killings, mass displacement and systematic looting as government forces purge civilians from Upper Nile

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: South Sudan: Killings, mass displacement and systematic looting as government forces purge civilians from Upper Nile Tens of thousands of civilians in South Sudan’s Upper Nile region were forcibly displaced as government forces burnt, shelled and systematically looted their homes between January and May 2017, […]

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