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The Next Leader of the National Party – Where Do They Stand On Key Family Issues?

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on The Next Leader of the National Party – Where Do They Stand On Key Family Issues?

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: The Next Leader of the National Party – Where Do They Stand On Key Family Issues? 20 February 2018 With the sudden announcement of Bill English retiring from politics and leadership of the National Party, the battle is now on for a new leader (and ultimately the […]

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Four months late: Callaghan releases latest spending figures

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Four months late: Callaghan releases latest spending figures

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Four months late: Callaghan releases latest spending figures Four months late: Callaghan releases latest spending figures Media release from the Taxpayers’ Union MEDIA RELEASE Four months late: Callaghan releases latest spending figures 16 FEBRUARY 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Five months after it was requested under the Official Information Act, […]

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UN cemetery visit evokes questions of identity

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on UN cemetery visit evokes questions of identity

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: UN cemetery visit evokes questions of identity Leadership Network member William Miao describes how visiting the UN Memorial Cemetery in Busan South Korea evoked reflection on identity and the conflicting loyalties that come from calling two countries home. We visited the United Nations […]

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No Public Mandate To Change Abortion Law

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on No Public Mandate To Change Abortion Law

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: No Public Mandate To Change Abortion Law Media Release 16 February 2018 Family First NZ says that the Labour government has no mandate to weaken abortion laws and the public has no appetite for the abortion laws to be liberalized. “The Abortion Supervisory Committee complains that […]

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“Whale Cam” Attached to Minke in a World-first

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on “Whale Cam” Attached to Minke in a World-first

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: “Whale Cam” Attached to Minke in a World-first For the first time ever, scientists in Antarctica have attached a camera to a minke – one of the most poorly understood of all the whale species. And in an incredible bonus for researchers, the camera (which […]

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Indonesia: Police must protect – not attack – transgender women living under threat in Aceh

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Indonesia: Police must protect – not attack – transgender women living under threat in Aceh

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Indonesia: Police must protect – not attack – transgender women living under threat in Aceh © 2018 Pacific PressIndonesian authorities are completely failing to protect the transgender women who were appallingly ill-treated and humiliated by police in North Aceh on January 27, some of whom […]

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Ethiopia: Eskinder’s release must herald a new dawn of respect for human rights

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Ethiopia: Eskinder’s release must herald a new dawn of respect for human rights

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Ethiopia: Eskinder’s release must herald a new dawn of respect for human rights © Amnesty InternationalCommenting after Ethiopian journalist and Amnesty International prisoner of conscience Eskinder Nega walked out of prison a free man today, as part of a government pardon of 746 prisoners, Sarah […]

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Genesis’ plan to keep coal burning until 2030 stuns

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Genesis’ plan to keep coal burning until 2030 stuns

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Genesis’ plan to keep coal burning until 2030 stuns Genesis Energy had previously promised to turn off its coal-fired units this year, however after a series of closed-door meetings with power companies including Meridian Energy, the deadline was extended. Greenpeace climate campaigner, Amanda Larsson, says continuing to burn coal at […]

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WWF Statement On Bridgestone’s Global Sustainable Procurement Policy

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement On Bridgestone’s Global Sustainable Procurement Policy

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF Statement On Bridgestone’s Global Sustainable Procurement Policy In response to Bridgestone’s announcement of its new Global Sustainable Procurement Policy, with commitments to a sustainable supply chain for natural rubber, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued the following statement from Kerry Cesareo, vice president, forests. “Unsustainable […]

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Almost 83 yrs – NZ’s (& Possible World’s) Longest Married Couple

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Almost 83 yrs – NZ’s (& Possible World’s) Longest Married Couple

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Almost 83 yrs – NZ’s (& Possible World’s) Longest Married Couple Media Release 14 February 2018 For the third year running, Family First New Zealand has presented an Award for the Longest Married Couple in New Zealand and the New Zealand couple who won the previous […]

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Greenpeace amused at negative survey oil industry releases about itself

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Greenpeace amused at negative survey oil industry releases about itself

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Greenpeace amused at negative survey oil industry releases about itself Press release – February 13, 2018 Greenpeace is calling oil industry efforts to put a positive spin on a just-released public perception survey “desperate and misleading”. Today the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) released results of […]

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Telescope array a massive sink of taxpayer money

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Telescope array a massive sink of taxpayer money

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Telescope array a massive sink of taxpayer money Telescope array a massive sink of taxpayer money Media release from the Taxpayers’ Union MEDIA RELEASE Telescope array a massive sink of taxpayer money 13 FEBRUARY 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe New Zealand Taxpayers Union joins top New Zealand […]

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WWF Statement on the FY19 Presidential Budget Proposal

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on the FY19 Presidential Budget Proposal

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF Statement on the FY19 Presidential Budget Proposal In response to significant foreign assistance funding reductions proposed in the President’s FY2019 budget request, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement from Todd Shelton, vice president of U.S. government relations: “Congress has long provided strong […]

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Submissions on Euthanasia Failing To Get Through

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Submissions on Euthanasia Failing To Get Through

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Submissions on Euthanasia Failing To Get Through Media Release 11 February 2018Family First Comment: Please contact us if you have been having issues trying to email your submission.admin@familyfirst.org.nz Family First NZ says that the email system of Parliament appears to be crashing under the weight of […]

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Legal Analysis of Smacking Law Raises Serious Concerns

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Legal Analysis of Smacking Law Raises Serious Concerns

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Legal Analysis of Smacking Law Raises Serious Concerns Media Release 12 February 2018Smacking law fails to balance long term effect on parent-child relationship: Chen Palmer A legal analysis of the 2007 anti-smacking law says that the law is confusing to parents, police and the legal profession; […]

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TPPA-11 – Let’s Not Do This! Pub Mtg, Monday, 6.30pm, Ellen Melville Hall

By   /  February 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on TPPA-11 – Let’s Not Do This! Pub Mtg, Monday, 6.30pm, Ellen Melville Hall

MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: TPPA-11 – Let’s Not Do This! Pub Mtg, Monday, 6.30pm, Ellen Melville Hall Monday 12 Feb, 6.30pm, Ellen Melville Centre, corner of High St and Freyberg Place, Auckland CBDhttps://www.facebook.com/events/865008510327414/ Nationwide Public Meetings on the TPPA-11 Auckland 12 Feb – Wellington 14 Feb – […]

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Did the Waikato DHB just admit to breaching the OIA?

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Did the Waikato DHB just admit to breaching the OIA?

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Did the Waikato DHB just admit to breaching the OIA? Did the Waikato DHB just admit to breaching the OIA? Media release from the Taxpayers’ Union MEDIA RELEASE Did the Waikato DHB just admit to breaching the OIA? 9 FEBRUARY 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe Waikato DHB […]

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Myanmar: Fresh evidence of ongoing ethnic cleansing as military starves, abducts and robs Rohingya

By   /  February 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Myanmar: Fresh evidence of ongoing ethnic cleansing as military starves, abducts and robs Rohingya

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Myanmar: Fresh evidence of ongoing ethnic cleansing as military starves, abducts and robs Rohingya © Andrew Stanbridge/Amnesty InternationalThe Myanmar security forces’ devastating campaign against the Rohingya population in northern Rakhine State is far from over, Amnesty International said today, as it published new evidence of […]

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Roger Annis: War, global warming and rising social inequities 14/2/18 – 6pm

By   /  February 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Roger Annis: War, global warming and rising social inequities 14/2/18 – 6pm

MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Roger Annis: War, global warming and rising social inequities 14/2/18 – 6pm Unite union summer BBQ with special guest Roger Annis. Wednesday, February 14. BBQ 6pm, Talk 7pm Unite Union, 6a Western Springs Road, Kingsland, Auckland, You are welcome to join the Unite […]

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Opinion: Track II dialogue – skirting the issues?

By   /  February 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Track II dialogue – skirting the issues?

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Opinion: Track II dialogue – skirting the issues? Leadership Network member Marianne Dutkiewicz reflects on being a part of the Foundation’s Track II delegation that visited Malaysia for the trilateral ASEAN – Australia – New Zealand dialogue in late 2017.  Last year, ASEAN […]

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