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Global Leaders Head Critical Summit to Save the Snow Leopard and its Habitat, on which Hundreds of Millions Depend

By   /  August 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Global Leaders Head Critical Summit to Save the Snow Leopard and its Habitat, on which Hundreds of Millions Depend

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Global Leaders Head Critical Summit to Save the Snow Leopard and its Habitat, on which Hundreds of Millions Depend International Snow Leopard Summit and Ecosystem Forum; 23- 25 August; Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – World leaders will begin critical talks over the future of the snow leopard and […]

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“Charities Board Should Be Removed From Public Service” – PM

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on “Charities Board Should Be Removed From Public Service” – PM

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: “Charities Board Should Be Removed From Public Service” – PM Media Release 23 Aug 2017Family First NZ says that the Prime Minister Bill English at their recent Forum on the Family in July has challenged the basis of the Charities Board’s intent to deregister Family First. […]

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Taxpayers’ Union welcomes Peters’ business tax policy

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Taxpayers’ Union welcomes Peters’ business tax policy

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Taxpayers’ Union welcomes Peters’ business tax policy Taxpayers’ Union welcomes Peters’ business tax policy 23 AUGUST 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union is welcoming NZ First leader Winston Peters’ business tax policy announced at today’s Business NZ Election Conference, specify the pledge to cut the corporate […]

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Under investigation CEO difficult to work with, says GP group

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, Health, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Under investigation CEO difficult to work with, says GP group

MIL OSI – Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists – Press Release/Statement Headline: Under investigation CEO difficult to work with, says GP group A group representing hundreds of doctors has written an explosive letter to the Ministry of Health signalling a vote of no confidence in Waikato District Health Board chief executive Nigel Murray and […]

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PREFU: The time for tax cuts is now!

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on PREFU: The time for tax cuts is now!

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: PREFU: The time for tax cuts is now! 23 AUGUST 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Update (PREFU) released by the Treasury show the need for tax cuts this election says the Taxpayers’ Union.  Responding to the opening of the books, Jordan Williams, Executive Director of […]

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How does plastic end up in the ocean?

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on How does plastic end up in the ocean?

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: How does plastic end up in the ocean? We know our oceans and coastlines are choking on plastic. We’ve all seen plastic bottles, food wrappers and plastic bags polluting beaches, and been horrified by the stories of marine creatures like seabirds and whales starving when […]

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Iran: Mass hunger strike by political prisoners in protest at inhumane conditions

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Iran: Mass hunger strike by political prisoners in protest at inhumane conditions

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Iran: Mass hunger strike by political prisoners in protest at inhumane conditions More than a dozen political prisoners, including prisoners of conscience, have gone on hunger strike in protest at the cruel, inhuman and degrading conditions they have been forced to endure at a maximum-security […]

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Libya: Six years on path of return for displaced Tawarghas remains blocked

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Libya: Six years on path of return for displaced Tawarghas remains blocked

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Libya: Six years on path of return for displaced Tawarghas remains blocked Six years since the Tawargha people were displaced from their hometown by Misratah militia forces in August 2011, the community of about 40,000 are still unable to return safely to their homes, Amnesty International […]

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‘No way’ Canterbury DHB frontline services will be cut – Coleman

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, Health, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on ‘No way’ Canterbury DHB frontline services will be cut – Coleman

MIL OSI – Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists – Press Release/Statement Headline: ‘No way’ Canterbury DHB frontline services will be cut – Coleman ‘No way’ Canterbury DHB frontline services will be cut – Coleman – ASMS Your browser does not support JavaScript! This website is best viewed with Javascript on. Please enable JavaScript in […]

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Cabbages and Kings.

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Cabbages and Kings.

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Cabbages and Kings. Frogs will rain from the sky, a blight will cross the land, and white walkers will travel south of the wall. All this will come to pass. Oh and cabbages might cost more. That’s the tenor of the response of Irrigation New […]

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National Doubles new spending commitments in seven days

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on National Doubles new spending commitments in seven days

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: National Doubles new spending commitments in seven days National spends-up large…The National Party has more than doubled its new election spending in the space of just one week, according to the Taxpayers’ Union election costing Bribe-O-Meter. Since last Monday, the National Party has increased promised spending […]

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Wellington City Council compares poorly against neighbours

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Wellington City Council compares poorly against neighbours

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Wellington City Council compares poorly against neighbours Wellington City Council is left embarrassed by its neighbouring territorial authorities, according to Ratepayers’ Report, the Taxpayers’ Union’s local government league tables, released today at www.ratepayersreport.nz. Metrics including total operating expenses and total liabilities per ratepayer were used to […]

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Waitomo District Council NZ’s most indebted local authority.

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Waitomo District Council NZ’s most indebted local authority.

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Waitomo District Council NZ’s most indebted local authority. With liabilities four times the national average for rural councils, Waitomo District Council is New Zealand’s most indebted local authority, according to Ratepayers’ Report, the Taxpayers’ Union’s local government league tables, launched today at www.ratepayersreport.nz.Jordan Williams, Executive Director […]

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Rates bill in Hamilton City Northern Waikato’s cheapest

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Rates bill in Hamilton City Northern Waikato’s cheapest

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Rates bill in Hamilton City Northern Waikato’s cheapest Hamilton City Council’s average residential rates bill of $2,035 is the lowest in Northern Waikato, according to Ratepayers’ Report, the Taxpayers’ Union’s local government league tables, launched today at www.ratepayersreport.nz. Nationwide, only three city or metropolitan councils charge […]

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Rates bill in Mackenzie District New Zealand’s most affordable – $600 below national average

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Rates bill in Mackenzie District New Zealand’s most affordable – $600 below national average

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Rates bill in Mackenzie District New Zealand’s most affordable – $600 below national average Average rates bills in the Mackenzie District are the lowest in New Zealand, according to Ratepayers’ Report, the Taxpayers Union’s 2017 local government league tables, published today at www.ratepayersreport.nz.  The average annual […]

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Christchurch City Council debt more than three times the national average

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Christchurch City Council debt more than three times the national average

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Christchurch City Council debt more than three times the national average Christchurch City Council has liabilities of $21,431 per ratepayer, more than three times the national average of $6,989, according to Ratepayers’ Report, the Taxpayers’ Union’s local government league tables, launched today at www.ratepayersreport.nz. Christchurch City […]

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Family First To Charities Board – See You Back In Court

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Family First To Charities Board – See You Back In Court

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Family First To Charities Board – See You Back In Court Media Release – 21 August 2017Family First NZ has instructed its lawyer to file an immediate Notice of Appeal in the Wellington High Court against the Charities Board’s formal decision to deregister Family First NZ. […]

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MPs Want Birth Certificates Based on Feelings, Not Biology

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on MPs Want Birth Certificates Based on Feelings, Not Biology

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: MPs Want Birth Certificates Based on Feelings, Not Biology Media Release 19 Aug 2017Family First NZ says that politicians have deemed birth certificates meaningless as a result of a decision by the Government Administration select committee to recommend that birth certificates be based on the choice […]

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WWF Statement on the Death of Wayne Lotter, Co-founder & Chairman, PAMS Foundation

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on the Death of Wayne Lotter, Co-founder & Chairman, PAMS Foundation

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF Statement on the Death of Wayne Lotter, Co-founder & Chairman, PAMS Foundation Nairobi, August 18, 2017 – World Wildlife Fund (WWF) expresses its profound sadness and outrage on the death of Wayne Lotter, co-founder and chairman, PAMS Foundation in a tragic attack in Dar Es […]

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One million South Sudanese have now fled to Uganda

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on One million South Sudanese have now fled to Uganda

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: One million South Sudanese have now fled to Uganda As the announcement of 1 million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda was made today, Lydia Zigomo, the Oxfam Regional Director of the Horn, East and Central Africa, said: “As long as the senseless, costly and […]

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