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Lower Hutt Stands Up Against Violence Towards Women

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Hutt City Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Lower Hutt Stands Up Against Violence Towards Women

Source: Hutt City E Tù Te Awa Kairangi is the theme of a community breakfast being held at the Walter Nash Centre on Thursday 22 November. Media are invited to attend this event which will feature local White Ribbon Ambassadors, an address by Scott Brown the U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand, Lower Hutt Mayor Ray […]

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Beltway Cycleway consultation opens today

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Hutt City Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Beltway Cycleway consultation opens today

Source: Hutt City The new route, which will eventually run from Seaview through the east of the city and connect with the Hutt River Trail in Taita, is part of a $28 million investment by Council and NZTA in a network of walking and cycling routes which will provide many benefits for the city. Council’s […]

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PNG’s government is not fit to receive foreign aid

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, KB, KB, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on PNG’s government is not fit to receive foreign aid

Source: Taxpayers Union PNG’s government is not fit to receive foreign aid 19 NOVEMBER 2018 Winston Peters’ should have withheld aid for Papua New Guinea in light of the record of waste and corruption within that country’s government, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Taxpayers’ Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke says, “It seems futile to throw millions […]

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Honorary doctorate for alumna Jenny Harper

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Honorary doctorate for alumna Jenny Harper

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 19 November 2018 New Zealand art writer, academic, curator, art gallery director and University of Canterbury alumna Jenny Harper will receive an Honorary Doctorate from her alma mater at the December graduation ceremony for the College of Arts. New Zealand art writer, academic, curator, art […]

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West Coast motorcycle crash — name release

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on West Coast motorcycle crash — name release

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police continue to investigate the events leading up to Saturday’s fatal motorcycle crash on the West Coast. The crash occurred on State Highway 6, about 1km toward Reefton from Berlins Café and Bar, about 3.55pm. The motorcycle passenger died at the scene. She was Jayne Jamieson, aged […]

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New van to help community move step closer to zero-waste goal

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on New van to help community move step closer to zero-waste goal

Source: Auckland Council The redistribution of a community’s resources just got a bit easier thanks to Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board empowering a local organisation with their resource recovery service. The board has approved $20,000 for ME Family Services to buy an amazing new van, which will be used to pick up larger items people don’t need […]

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Bulletin article summarises FinTech developments

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, KB, KB, New Zealand Reserve Bank, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Bulletin article summarises FinTech developments

Source: New Zealand Reserve Bank Release date 19 November 2018 Growth in technology-enabled innovation in financial services, labelled ‘FinTech’, has been significant in recent years. A new article published in the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Bulletin summarises recent FinTech developments. It explains the technologies, giving examples across a number of broad FinTech categories, and […]

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Council of Trade Unions calls for solidarity for locked out Waikato bus drivers

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, DJF, Employment Issues, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on Council of Trade Unions calls for solidarity for locked out Waikato bus drivers

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff has called on union members around the country to donate to the lock out fund for FIRST members who have been denied their incomes by Go Bus in the Waikato. “This employer has cynically tried to tank driver’s incomes right before […]

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ASR Drainage Offers Emergency 24 Hour Drain Unblocking

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on ASR Drainage Offers Emergency 24 Hour Drain Unblocking

Source: Press Release Service – Press Release/Statement: Headline: ASR Drainage Offers Emergency 24 Hour Drain Unblocking Drain blockages and pipe breaks can occur at any time of the day, on any day of the year. In an emergency, people need to have someone to call to get their issue sorted out as soon as possible, […]

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New biosecurity fines to be introduced

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, KB, KB, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New biosecurity fines to be introduced

Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries Date: 19 Nov 2018 Media contact: MPI media team Arriving vessels, transitional and containment facilities and cruise ship passengers will face new infringement offences for sloppy biosecurity practices that expose New Zealand to risk from harmful diseases and pests. The new offences will introduce fines of $400 for […]

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Cool for cats: that spiny tongue does more than keep a cat well groomed

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Cool for cats: that spiny tongue does more than keep a cat well groomed

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Susan Hazel, Senior Lecturer, School of Animal and Veterinary Science, University of Adelaide Have you ever been licked by a cat? If so you’ll know the feline tongue feels more like sandpaper than satin. A cat’s tongue is covered in hundreds of sharp, scoop-shaped spines made of […]

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New plan for high quality early learning

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New plan for high quality early learning

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: New plan for high quality early learningA bold ten year plan looks to restore the Government’s commitment to quality in early learning, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today. “Moving towards 100 percent qualified teachers in early childhood education centres and improving adult:child ratios are among some of the key proposals […]

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Government confirms $20m investment in new health centre for Westport

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government confirms $20m investment in new health centre for Westport

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Government confirms $20m investment in new health centre for WestportHealth Minister Dr David Clark today confirmed $20m in Crown funding and the site for the new Buller Health Centre in Westport. During a visit to Westport today with West Coast Tasman MP Damien O’Connor, David Clark said the latest concept […]

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Search continues for Wellington woman missing since Saturday

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Search continues for Wellington woman missing since Saturday

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Warwick McKee, Wellington CIB Police have stepped up their search for missing woman Sonam Shelar, who was last seen at 8.30am on Cashmere Avenue, Khandallah, on Saturday 17 November. We have concerns for her safety and need people to keep an […]

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Rents on the rise as Govt hurts low-income families

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Rents on the rise as Govt hurts low-income families

Source: National Party Rent increases are accelerating under this Government, making a mockery of its claim to be prioritising New Zealand’s lower-income households, National Party Leader Simon Bridges says. “Median rents have risen by $30 a week in the past 12 months, which is an increase of $1560 a year. “Rents have gone up 2.5 […]

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Bringing books to Aucklanders

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Bringing books to Aucklanders

Source: Auckland Council This month, Our Auckland is meeting some of the people who work ‘behind the scenes’ to make Tāmaki Makaurau a great place to live. We chat to Gill Clive, a Homebound Service Coordinator, who delivers library services to Aucklanders who are no longer able to travel to a physical library.   Among […]

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Exercise NZ awards to honour the best

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Business, Christchurch, DJF, Exercise NZ awards, fitness, gym, healthier, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, November 24, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie  /  Comments Off on Exercise NZ awards to honour the best

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – The country’s fitness experts and exercise facilities who help half a million Kiwis get physically active and healthier will be vying for the Exercise NZ annual awards in Auckland on Saturday night. The exercise industry awards, now in their 14th year, are designed to recognise those doing amazing work to help […]

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Violence towards women in the video game Red Dead Redemption 2 evokes toxic masculinity

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Violence towards women in the video game Red Dead Redemption 2 evokes toxic masculinity

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Jessamy Henricksen, Ph.D. Student and Sexologist, CQUniversity Australia It’s common practice in the world of gaming for serious video game players to upload videos of their gaming experiences to YouTube, usually for purposes of providing tips to other gamers, walkthroughs and highlights. Last month, the YouTube channel […]

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Victoria election: the scandals, sloganeering and key issues to watch

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Victoria election: the scandals, sloganeering and key issues to watch

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Zareh Ghazarian, Lecturer, School of Social Sciences, Monash University Victorians will decide who governs the state for the next four years on Saturday. Premier Daniel Andrews and Opposition Leader Matthew Guy, along with all other candidates, can see the finish line as the parties make last-minute appeals […]

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Needless treatments: anti-fungal creams or tablets don’t always work for vaginal itch

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Needless treatments: anti-fungal creams or tablets don’t always work for vaginal itch

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Cathy Watson, Research Fellow in Women’s Health at Monash University and Honorary Researcher, General Practice and Primary Health Care Academic Centre, University of Melbourne Many women who experience persistent vaginal itch or discharge assume they have vaginal thrush (vulvolvaginal candidiasis). Treatments for thrush are available without a […]

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