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Nationwide reflection for victims of Christchurch terror attack announced

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Nationwide reflection for victims of Christchurch terror attack announced

Source: New Zealand Government A nationwide reflection for those killed in the Christchurch terror attack will be held tomorrow, Friday 22 March, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced. The Muslim Call to Prayer at 1.30pm will be followed by a two-minute silence at 1.32pm, at Hagley Park, opposite the Al Noor Mosque in Deans Ave, […]

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PM Statement on Christchurch mosques terror attack – 21 March

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on PM Statement on Christchurch mosques terror attack – 21 March

Source: New Zealand Government Welcome everyone. On 15 March the nation witnessed a terrorist attack that demonstrated the weakness of New Zealand’s gun laws. New Zealand’s regulation of arms primarily dates back to 1983. Sadly since that time the most substantive changes to our laws came following the Aramoana shootings. Those changes however did not […]

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Gun control welcomed by Greens

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Gun control welcomed by Greens

Source: Green Party The Green Party welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement on planned gun control laws, Green Party Co-leader James Shaw said today. “Banning military style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles makes everyone safer. Banning these guns is the first step towards systemic changes to our gun laws,” says James Shaw. “I welcome this announcement […]

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New Zealand bans military style semi-automatics and assault rifles

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand bans military style semi-automatics and assault rifles

Source: New Zealand Government Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles banned under stronger gun laws Immediate action to prevent stock-piling Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned in New Zealand under stronger new gun laws announced today, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says. “On 15 March our history changed forever. Now, our laws will […]

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James Shaw’s speech in response to Christchurch mosque terror attacks

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on James Shaw’s speech in response to Christchurch mosque terror attacks

Source: Green Party Salaam alaikum. On Saturday, I accompanied the Prime Minister to Christchurch. The moment that affected me the most was our visit to the makeshift community centre at a Hagley Park school where many hundreds of bereaved and grieving family members had gathered. When the Prime Minister said to those families, in her […]

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Eugenie Sage’s speech in response to Christchurch mosque terror attacks

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Eugenie Sage’s speech in response to Christchurch mosque terror attacks

Source: Green Party Al salam alaikum. Everyone here in this House is expressing the deep grief and shock that is being felt across our country. We represent our people when we share the loss and the pain that Friday’s terrorist attack and mass murder caused. My thoughts are with the families and friends of each […]

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Golriz Ghahraman speech in response to the Christchurch mosque terror attacks

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Golriz Ghahraman speech in response to the Christchurch mosque terror attacks

Source: Green Party A-salaam-alaikum Mr Speaker, Our nation’s heart is broken. My heart is broken today. Five days on, as the wound is still fresh, we have comfort in all the love. All over our country. I have seen the outpouring of grief. I’ve stood with communities as we wrapped our arms around one another. […]

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Marama Davidson’s speech in response to Christchurch terrorist attack

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Marama Davidson’s speech in response to Christchurch terrorist attack

Source: Green Party Tēnā tātou,Ka tika, me whai whakaaro ki a rātou kuakapohia e ngā ringa tauwhiro ō Aituā.kapohia e ngā ringa tauwhiro ō Aituā.ao i tō koutou ngarohanga atu.Nō reira, ki a koutou kua wheturangitia,ki a koutou kua hoe iō koutou waka wairua ki tō tātou kaihangai te Wāhi Ngaro, hoea, hoea, hoea atu […]

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PM Statement on Christchurch

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on PM Statement on Christchurch

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Peace be upon you. And peace be upon all of us.   Post by jacindaardern. Mr Speaker the 15th of March will now forever be a day etched in our collective memories. On a quiet Friday afternoon a man stormed into a place of peaceful worship and took away the lives […]

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Opposition Leader’s Address to Parliament on Christchurch terror attacks

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Opposition Leader’s Address to Parliament on Christchurch terror attacks

Source: National Party Mr Speaker, as New Zealand woke on the 15th of March 2019, none of us could have imagined the horror and terror about to be unleashed on our way of life and on our people. As mums and dads, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters in Christchurch went to work, or to […]

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The Christchurch tragedy – E tū

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on The Christchurch tragedy – E tū

Source: Etu Union Dear E tū members, We have returned to work this week under the sorrowful shadow of a great and unjust tragedy. On behalf of all E tū members I express my respect and support to all of our many Muslim and migrant members and your families. We are proud of what you […]

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PM House Statement on Christchurch mosques terror attack

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on PM House Statement on Christchurch mosques terror attack

Source: New Zealand Government Mr Speaker, Al salam Alaikum  Peace be upon you. And peace be upon all of us.   Mr Speaker the 15th of March will now forever be a day etched in our collective memories. On a quiet Friday afternoon a man stormed into a place of peaceful worship and took away the […]

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Foreign Minister to visit Indonesia and Turkey

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Foreign Minister to visit Indonesia and Turkey

Source: New Zealand Government Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters is travelling to Indonesia and Turkey this week. Mr Peters is departing tonight for Jakarta to attend a High Level Dialogue on Indo-Pacific cooperation, hosted by Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi. “While the visit to Indonesia was scheduled for some time, the importance of it […]

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Mid-Canterbury schools to get 99 new and upgraded classrooms

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Mid-Canterbury schools to get 99 new and upgraded classrooms

Source: New Zealand Government Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Education Minister Chris Hipkins have announced a major redevelopment of Ashburton College and Ellesmere College. “The Government is investing just under $80 million across the two schools to give them enough new space for roll growth and deliver warm, dry and modern classrooms,” Jacinda Ardern said. […]

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Revised plans for Parliament this week

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Revised plans for Parliament this week

Source: New Zealand Government Members of Parliament will gather in the House today at 2pm, and after statements of condolence led by the Prime Minister, the House will adjourn for the day. The House will meet tomorrow at 2pm for more Ministerial statements, followed by an opportunity for other MPs to speak about what has […]

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PM statement on Christchurch mosques terror attack – 18 March

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on PM statement on Christchurch mosques terror attack – 18 March

Source: New Zealand Government Good afternoon everyone. I want to acknowledge that I have the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs with me in case there are any wider questions from a foreign policy perspective or any questions around contact that we’ve had from other world leaders over the course of the last […]

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IDEA Services care workers to strike 1 April – E tū

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Employment Issues, Etu, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Unions  /  Comments Off on IDEA Services care workers to strike 1 April – E tū

Source: Etu Union Three thousand care and support workers employed by IDEA Services, the operational arm of IHC, have voted to strike on 1 April. E tū industry co-ordinator Alastair Duncan says members voted overwhelmingly to strike after five months of challenging bargaining, during which IDEA has failed to respond positively to key workforce and […]

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National condolence book opened for victims of Christchurch mosques terror attack

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on National condolence book opened for victims of Christchurch mosques terror attack

Source: New Zealand Government Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, accompanied by the Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy and Parliament’s Speaker Trevor Mallard, have opened a national condolence book for victims of the Christchurch mosques terror attack. “New Zealanders have been shocked and deeply saddened by Friday’s terrorist attack in Christchurch and the terrible toll it has taken […]

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PM statement on Christchurch shooting – 4pm 17 March

By   /  March 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on PM statement on Christchurch shooting – 4pm 17 March

Source: New Zealand Government Good afternoon.   Before I move to an operational update, I want to acknowledge that this is the first time I have spoken with you since a provisional list of missing people was released to families late last night. This is not a formal list, and will not be until formal identification […]

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Turkish government representatives visit

By   /  March 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Turkish government representatives visit

Source: New Zealand Government   Turkish government representatives visit Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says senior representatives of the Turkish government will visit Christchurch over the next two days.  The Vice President of Turkey, H.E Mr Fuat Oktay, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E.  Mevlut Cavusoglu, are visiting Christchurch to pay their respects over […]

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