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Etiqa launches new home insurance with first-in-market features, endorsed by Singapore Boy, Hossan Leong

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Etiqa launches new home insurance with first-in-market features, endorsed by Singapore Boy, Hossan Leong

Source: Media Outreach SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 19 June 2018 – Etiqa Insurance Singapore has launched Tiq Home Insurance, a new home protection plan available for online purchase with premiums starting from S$28 annually. Providing flexible coverage with benefits designed to meet consumers’ needs, Tiq Home Insurance debuts in an exciting new campaign endorsed […]

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Medical inflation rate in Hong Kong highest in Greater China

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Medical inflation rate in Hong Kong highest in Greater China

Source: Media Outreach Rise in cancer cases and an ageing population put huge strains on medical services, according to Aon Asia Healthcare Trends Report 2017/18 HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 19 JUNE 2018 – Aon plc (NYSE:AON), the leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, has […]

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Report on the biological monitoring of selected chemicals of concern

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Report on the biological monitoring of selected chemicals of concern

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health Results of the New Zealand biological monitoring programme, 2014-2016 This report presents the results of the first comprehensive national biological monitoring programme for selected chemicals of concern in New Zealand. The Ministry of Health commissioned Massey University’s Centre for Public Health Research to assess the level of selected chemicals […]

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Overseas Investment Amendment a dog of a Bill

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Overseas Investment Amendment a dog of a Bill

Source: National Party The Government’s Bill to ban foreign buyers is a textbook example of bad law-making and the changes made at select committee will do nothing to alter the fact it’s a dog, National’s Finance Spokesperson Amy Adams says. “National, along with countless experts, has repeatedly told Labour that the number of foreign buyers […]

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St Mary’s Bay water project to dramatically reduce contamination

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on St Mary’s Bay water project to dramatically reduce contamination

Source: Auckland Council Improving water quality is a big priority for Auckland Council and one of the first major projects that will deliver significant results is the combined sewer and stormwater network at St Marys Bay and Masefield Beach. The major infrastructure project will dramatically reduce the amount of contaminated water flowing into the harbour. […]

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Antarctica News – International VC for Antarctica New Zealand CE

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Antarctica News – International VC for Antarctica New Zealand CE

Source: Antarctica New Zealand Antarctica New Zealand’s Chief Executive Officer, Peter Beggs, has been elected Vice Chair for the Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programmes (COMNAP). COMNAP was formed in 1988 to develop and promote best practice in managing the support of scientific research in Antarctica. It brings together National Antarctic Programmes that deliver […]

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New Zealand Investment Sector – MATT WHINERAY APPOINTED NZ SUPER FUND CEO

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Investment Sector – MATT WHINERAY APPOINTED NZ SUPER FUND CEO

Source: New Zealand Superannuation The Board of the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation, the Crown entity that invests the $38b NZ Super Fund, has appointed Matt Whineray as Chief Executive Officer, Chair Catherine Savage announced today. Acting CEO of the Guardians since March 2018, Mr Whineray joined the organisation in 2008 as General Manager, Private Markets. […]

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New Zealand Tertiary Sector – Surging interest in University of Canterbury Open Day

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Tertiary Sector – Surging interest in University of Canterbury Open Day

Source: University of Canterbury The University of Canterbury continues to see a surge of interest in its upcoming Open Day with record numbers of people registering to find out more about the learning opportunities across the five Colleges. With registrations to attend the UC Open Day on Thursday 12 July in their thousands to date, they […]

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Top award for artificial intelligence work

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Top award for artificial intelligence work

Source: University of Auckland (2) Artificial intelligence trailblazer Associate Professor Mark Sagar is among six New Zealanders who will receive 2018 Kea World Class New Zealand (WCNZ) Awards at a Gala Dinner in Auckland on 21st June. Dr Sagar is the CEO and co-founder of Soul Machines, and director of the Laboratory for Animate Technologies […]

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Pursuing a dream career

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Pursuing a dream career

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 4 mins ago TANZ eCampus Learner Natalie Nairn In life we are blessed with the opportunity to constantly enrich our minds through learning. Everyone deserves the opportunity to fulfil their academic and professional potential without barriers to entry. TANZ eCampus student Natalie Nairn has a story that speaks […]

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The power of upskilling

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on The power of upskilling

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 9 mins ago TANZ eCampus Learner Claudia Gutheil It’s been said by more than one great philosopher that we never stop learning. And the true beauty of education is that it enlightens and empowers, particularly those who have ambitions beyond their current employment status. These principles certainly ring […]

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Submissions are closed on Tamarind applications

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Submissions are closed on Tamarind applications

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 19 June 2018 Submissions closed on Tamarind Taranaki Limited’s applications for marine consent and marine discharge consent on Monday 18 June 2018. We have removed the online submission form and are now processing the submissions received. We will formally acknowledge those people that have submitted in due course. The Board of Inquiry will shortly […]

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Finance and Performance Committee approves Te Henga land transfer

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Finance and Performance Committee approves Te Henga land transfer

Source: Auckland Council Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee today considered a number of items, including the budget to conduct a by-election, and the transfer of the land at 240A Bethells Road, Te Henga to Te Kawerau a Maki. Items 1-4, 7-8 and 12-14 were administrative items. Item 5 Public input Bill Buckley and Greg […]

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St Mary’s water project to dramatically reduce contamination

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on St Mary’s water project to dramatically reduce contamination

Source: Auckland Council Improving water quality is a big priority for Auckland Council and one of the first major projects that will deliver significant results is the combined sewer and stormwater network at St Marys Bay and Masefield Beach. The major infrastructure project will dramatically reduce the amount of contaminated water flowing into the harbour. […]

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Government adding $100 a week to cost of living

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government adding $100 a week to cost of living

Source: National Party The Government needs to start thinking about the impact of its tax and bad economic policies on Kiwi families and stop loading the costs on to their weekly bills, Opposition Leader Simon Bridges says. “The Government’s policies are costing Kiwi families over $100 a week and that’s an unacceptable burden on New […]

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HRC funding puts care of Pasifika elders under spotlight

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on HRC funding puts care of Pasifika elders under spotlight

Source: Massey University Members of Toa Pacific Inc, an advocacy organisation for Pasifika older people and their carers who will be part of the study The study has received $599,000 over three years from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) and will involve some 50 families in South Auckland and Palmerston North. Drawing on […]

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Historic moment for Te Kawerau a Maki

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland Council, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Historic moment for Te Kawerau a Maki

Source: Auckland Council Tweet this quote Share Share this Council votes to transfer land to enable Te Kawerau ā Maki to construct a marae at Te Henga. A decision today by Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee fulfills a long-standing promise to Te Kawerau ā Maki. The committee voted to transfer land to enable Te […]

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Whio education resource in te reo for Taranaki schools

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, may18, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, whiostory2018  /  Comments Off on Whio education resource in te reo for Taranaki schools

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Whio education resource in te reo for Taranaki schools A new resource in te reo Māori has been released by DOC in Taranaki. It looks closely at whio, the very special ducks that live on the rivers and streams of Mounga Taranaki.

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Race against time for Rohingya refugees as monsoon rains, flooding and landslides continue

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Race against time for Rohingya refugees as monsoon rains, flooding and landslides continue

Source: Oxfam New Zealand While 5000 Kiwis take part in Oxfam’s Ration Challenge in support of refugees this World Refugee Week, Rohingya refugees are facing life-threatening rains and disease as monsoon rains continue to lash the camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. There have been over 130 landslides, 3,300 damaged shelters and 28,000 Rohingya refugees affected […]

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WHO moves on trans classification welcomed

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on WHO moves on trans classification welcomed

Source: Human Rights Commission An international health agency’s removal of transgender identities from its list of mental disorders should be reflected in legislation currently before the NZ Parliament, the Human Rights Commission (HRC) says. Yesterday the World Health Organization (WHO) published online the latest version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), which places all […]

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