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New surgical mesh safeguards put in place

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New surgical mesh safeguards put in place

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: New surgical mesh safeguards put in placeThe Government has introduced strict new safeguards on the use of surgical mesh that are expected to limit its use in urogynaecological surgery. “We all expect the health care system to keep us safe, yet too many women have suffered harm from the use […]

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Next steps for Mairangi Bay Beach Reserves

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Next steps for Mairangi Bay Beach Reserves

Source: Auckland Council Ensuring that future generations can enjoy a day on Mairangi Bay’s beach reserves is proving no picnic for Hibiscus and Bays Local Board. But deputy chair Janet Fitzgerald wouldn’t have it any other way, and she wants to ensure the estimated $5 million worth of development projects deliver maximum benefit for the […]

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Significant settlement offer shows the power of unions for women’s equality

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Uncategorized, Unions  /  Comments Off on Significant settlement offer shows the power of unions for women’s equality

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU The union movement today celebrated another pay equity offer of settlement, with the Public Service Association securing an offer for social workers at Oranga Tamariki that would lift their pay on average by just over 30 percent. Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said the offer showed […]

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Funding rising demand for adult education

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, General News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Funding rising demand for adult education

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 8 mins ago A significant boost in funding for adult education courses has been welcomed by EIT, which is fielding a growing demand from people wanting to “go back to school” for second chance learning. Funding for Adult Community Education (ACE) has been lifted by nearly a third. […]

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Despite her good intentions, Michelle Guthrie was never the right fit for the ABC

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Despite her good intentions, Michelle Guthrie was never the right fit for the ABC

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Peter Manning, Adjunct Professor of Journalism, University of Technology Sydney Michelle Guthrie has been badly treated – not by being sacked, but by being hired in the first place. As a former Head of ABC TV News and Current Affairs, I met Guthrie several times at functions […]

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Repairs for Waitangi Bridge and beach seawall

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Repairs for Waitangi Bridge and beach seawall

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Repairs for Waitangi Bridge and beach seawall epairs to Waitangi’s iconic one-lane bridge and construction of an adjacent section of the seawall on Te Tii Bay beach will be completed ahead of the peak summer visitor season…

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Automated vehicles may encourage a new breed of distracted drivers

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Automated vehicles may encourage a new breed of distracted drivers

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Mitchell Cunningham, PhD Candidate + Casual Academic (USyd); Senior Behavioural Scientist (ARRB Group), University of Sydney Few people pay close attention to the traffic situation unfolding around them when they’re travelling as a passenger in a car, even if they’re in the front seat. And that could […]

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The NT is putting a minimum floor price on alcohol, because evidence shows this works to reduce harm

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on The NT is putting a minimum floor price on alcohol, because evidence shows this works to reduce harm

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By John Boffa, Adjunct Associate Professor, Curtin University From October 1, 2018, one standard drink in the Northern Territory will cost a minimum of A$1.30. This is known as floor price, which is used to calculate the minimum cost at which a product can be sold, depending on […]

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When falling home ownership and ageing baby boomers collide

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on When falling home ownership and ageing baby boomers collide

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Rachel Ong ViforJ, Professor of Economics, School of Economics, Finance and Property, Curtin University Until now, the majority of older people in Australia have achieved the goal of owning their own home outright. Hence, policymakers have typically shown little concern about the size and budget costs of […]

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Privatising WestConnex is the biggest waste of public funds for corporate gain in Australian history

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Privatising WestConnex is the biggest waste of public funds for corporate gain in Australian history

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Christopher Standen, Transport Analyst, University of Sydney The NSW government has confirmed it will sell 51% of WestConnex — the nation’s biggest road infrastructure project — to a consortium led by Transurban, the nation’s biggest toll road corporation. NSW treasurer Dominic Perrottet described the A$9.3 billion sale […]

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Art and science come together to examine the power and perversions of perfection

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Art and science come together to examine the power and perversions of perfection

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Julie Shiels, Lecturer – School of Art, RMIT University Review: Perfection, Science Gallery Melbourne. It would be easy to assume that art and science occupy separate worlds. Art invites us to encounter “things as they are perceived and not as they are known” and relies on subjective […]

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Two vehicle crash, Plimmerton

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Justice, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Two vehicle crash, Plimmerton

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police are advising motorists to avoid Grays Road in Plimmerton following a two vehicle crash. The collision occurred shortly after 7am. One person is trapped but not thought to be seriously injured. Diversions are being put in place. ENDS Issued by Police Media Centre  MIL OSI

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macOS Mojave is available today

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Apple News, Business, Tech News, UPDATE  /  No Comments

MIL OSI – Source: Apple News Headline: macOS Mojave is available today macOS Mojave is available todayUpdate Brings Dark Mode, Stacks, New Apps, a Redesigned Mac App Store and MoremacOS Mojave, the latest version of the most advanced desktop operating system, is now available as a free software update for Mac users. macOS Mojave brings […]

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Apple acquires Shazam, offering more ways to discover and enjoy music

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Apple News, Business, Press Release, Tech News  /  No Comments

MIL OSI – Source: Apple News Headline: Apple acquires Shazam, offering more ways to discover and enjoy music Apple acquires Shazam, offering more ways to discover and enjoy musicShazam App Will Soon Become Ad-Free For All UsersCupertino, California — Apple today announced it has completed its acquisition of Shazam, one of the world’s most popular […]

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Apple and Salesforce partner to help redefine customer experiences on iOS

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Apple News, Business, Press Release, Tech News  /  No Comments

MIL OSI – Source: Apple News Headline: Apple and Salesforce partner to help redefine customer experiences on iOS Apple and Salesforce bring together the best devices for business and the world’s #1 CRMEnabling Powerful Apps and Customer Experiences Exclusive to iPhone and iPadSan Francisco, California — Apple and Salesforce today announced a strategic partnership that […]

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New Zealand increases climate finance commitment to Pacific

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand increases climate finance commitment to Pacific

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: New Zealand increases climate finance commitment to PacificNew Zealand will increase its global climate finance commitment to $300 million over four years, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today in New York at the launch of Climate Week NYC, where she was a keynote speaker. The Prime Minister is in New […]

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Exyte plans Initial Public Offering

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Exyte plans Initial Public Offering

Source: Media Outreach Exyte is a global leader in the engineering and construction of controlled and regulated environmentsAccess to capital markets will support Exyte in capturing growth potential and will further raise client and employer brand awarenessListing planned on the regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Q4 2018A significant minority free […]

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The Massive Fiscal Mess Jacinda Left

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on The Massive Fiscal Mess Jacinda Left

Source: ACT Party Facebook0 Twitter “Jacinda Ardern has left a massive mess behind in New Zealand after an explosive report on the Government’s ban on oil and gas was released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), says ACT Leader David Seymour.   “One year into Government, Labour have another fiscal hole. […]

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Media Files: ABC boss Michelle Guthrie sacked, but the board won’t say why

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Media Files: ABC boss Michelle Guthrie sacked, but the board won’t say why

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Andrew Dodd, Director of the Centre for Advancing Journalism, University of Melbourne The major question following the sacking of ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie is why? Why did the ABC board move so decisively and why now? Was it just about tension between her and the corporation […]

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Climate change and security big focus for Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, accreditation, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Barbara Dreaver, Climate, Donald Trump, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Global Warming, Human Rights, Indigenous, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Nauru, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Paris Agreement, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Reports, Text  /  Comments Off on Climate change and security big focus for Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru

Climate change is a major worry to the Pacific Islands and it was the major talking point at the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) earlier this month. Barbara Dreaver of Television New Zealand, who was detained and questioned in Nauru, talks to Sri Krishnamurthi of Asia-Pacific Report. Two significant events happened at the 49th Pacific Islands […]

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