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2018 Hong Kong Cyclothon Brings the First Fierce Finale of the Hammer Series to Asia

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, DJF, KB, KB, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on 2018 Hong Kong Cyclothon Brings the First Fierce Finale of the Hammer Series to Asia

Source: Media Outreach 14 Top-ranked Pro Cycling Teams and Thousands of Cycling Lovers Pedalled through the City along Picturesque Victoria Harbour and Key Landmarks HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 15 October 2018 – On 14 October, more than 5,400 cycling professionals and enthusiasts raced through the city of Hong Kong at the annual Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon, […]

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First day Entrust Election numbers well up on 2015

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, City Vision, DJF, Entrust, Entrust18, Featured Post, KB, KB, Local Government Elections, News, Peter Neilson, undergrounding, Vector  /  Comments Off on First day Entrust Election numbers well up on 2015

Source: City Vision The returning officer for the Entrust trustee’s election has reported a first day vote count of 3078 way more than the 471 recorded on the first day of voting back in 2015. Entrust (formerly called the Auckland Energy Consumer Trust) holds 75.1% of the shares in Vector Auckland’s electricity lines company on […]

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PNG government faces mounting pressure over Maseratis splurge

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Asia Pacific Report, Business, Development, DJF, Evening Report, Featured, Global, KB, KB, Maserati, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Sri Lanka, Transport  /  Comments Off on PNG government faces mounting pressure over Maseratis splurge

One of the 40 Maseratis imported by Papua New Guinea for APEC 2018 … threatened two-day strike looms. Image: EMTV News By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea’s government is under mounting pressure to account for a purchase of 40 luxury vehicles for next month’s Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in the […]

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FrieslandCampina Hong Kong wins two bronze awards in the 15th Stevie International Business Awards®

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, DJF, KB, KB, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on FrieslandCampina Hong Kong wins two bronze awards in the 15th Stevie International Business Awards®

Source: Media Outreach HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – October 15, 2018 – FrieslandCampina (Hong Kong) Limited (FCHK) is honoured to announce that it has won two bronze awards in the ‘Human Resources Department of the Year’ and the ‘Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year in Asia (China, Japan and Korea)’ categories at the 15th Stevie […]

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Australians care about animals – but we don’t buy ethical meat

By   /  October 15, 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 Australians care about animals – but we don’t buy ethical meat

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Amelia Cornish, PhD student, University of Sydney Australians clearly care about animal welfare: our research has found 92% shoppers in Sydney considered animal welfare to be important. However, when we look at the distribution of market share of so-called high-welfare foods in Australia, we get a varied […]

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Teachers set to vote on strike action

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education Institute, NZEI, Unions  /  Comments Off on Teachers set to vote on strike action

Source: New Zealand Education Institute (NZEI) 15 October 2018 Primary teachers and principals are set to begin voting tomorrow on whether to undertake a week of strike action in November. The ballot follows the rejection of the Ministry of Education’s latest offers to teachers and principals in September, which NZEI Te Riu Roa members said failed […]

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For the sake of our retirement savings, it’s time to reform the investment management boys’ club

By   /  October 15, 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 For the sake of our retirement savings, it’s time to reform the investment management boys’ club

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Sarah Oxenbridge, Research Fellow, University of Sydney Business School, University of Sydney Australians have A$2.6 trillion in superannuation assets. We conducted a study of Australian women who influence or make decisions about how these assets are invested. Research shows gender-diverse investment teams lead to better investment returns. […]

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University of the South Pacific annual journalism awards – celebrating 50 years

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, DJF, Education, Journalism Education, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Student Awards, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on University of the South Pacific annual journalism awards – celebrating 50 years

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Author profile:  Event date and time:  Friday, October 19, 2018 – 18:00 – 20:00 ANNUAL JOURNALISM AWARDS AT UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH PACIFICThe Pacific Media Centre’s director, Professor David Robie, has been invited as keynote speaker for the annual journalism awards at the University of […]

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UPDATE: Serious crash Matata

By   /  October 15, 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 UPDATE: Serious crash Matata

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Police can confirm a man has died following a crash in Matata this afternoon. The crash was reported to emergency services at 4.24pm and involved a vehicle hitting powerlines. Matata Road (SH2) remains closed between Manawahe Road and Flax Road. Diversions are in place and motorists are […]

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District Plan to manage land use and subdivision in the District

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Far North District Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on District Plan to manage land use and subdivision in the District

Source: Far North District Council How can we get the right activities happening in the right places?  That is one of the questions the Far North District Council is putting to communities as it creates a new District Plan to manage land use and subdivision in the District. The Council launched a community engagement project […]

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A new take on An Enemy of the People fizzes with contemporary relevance

By   /  October 15, 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 A new take on An Enemy of the People fizzes with contemporary relevance

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Huw Griffiths, Senior Lecturer in English Literature, University of Sydney Review: An Enemy of the People, Belvoir. The fitness of Henrik Ibsen’s plays to address the political questions of our modern lives renews itself with each generation. So, Arthur Miller adapted Ibsen’s 1882 play, An Enemy of […]

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Boyer Lectures: the new eugenics is the same as the old, just in fancier clothes

By   /  October 15, 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 Boyer Lectures: the new eugenics is the same as the old, just in fancier clothes

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Ross L Jones, Honorary Senior Fellow, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University of Melbourne; Associate, Centre for Health Law and Society, La Trobe University, University of Melbourne This year marks the 60th anniversary of the ABC’s Boyer Lectures. Delivered by Professor John Rasko, the 2018 Life Engineered […]

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Ngā Tangata Microfinance – Loan shark net tightens, but holes still remain

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, DJF, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Ngā Tangata Microfinance – Loan shark net tightens, but holes still remain

Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) 15 October 2018 Ngā Tangata Microfinance (NTM) welcomes the new measures announced by Minister for Commerce and Consumer Affairs Kris Faafoi, that will strengthen the net of protection for vulnerable consumers in the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act (CCCFA). The reforms of 2015 and the introduction of a Responsible […]

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New Zealand Tertiary Sector – How to be an academic in NZ: book award

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Tertiary Sector – How to be an academic in NZ: book award

Source: University of Auckland A new book on how to launch an academic career in New Zealand, by Associate Professor Carol Mutch, won best teacher resource in tertiary category at the CLNZ Education Awards last week. Optimising your academic career: Advice for early career scholars provides new and emerging academics with answers to all the […]

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New Zealand Tertiary Sector – Top Maori academic gives Keith Sinclair Memorial Lecture

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Tertiary Sector – Top Maori academic gives Keith Sinclair Memorial Lecture

Source: University of Auckland Māori historian, member of the Waitangi Tribunal and award-winning author, Dr Aroha Harris, will give the University of Auckland’s Keith Sinclair Memorial Lecture this week. Dr Harris, who won the inaugural Royal Society Te Apārangi Early Career Researcher Award in Humanities last year for her substantial contributions to Tangata Whenua: An […]

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New Zealand Trade Debate – Two-day hui on What an Alternative & Progressive Trade Strategy Should Look Like

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Trade Debate – Two-day hui on What an Alternative & Progressive Trade Strategy Should Look Like

Source: Professor Jane Kelsey Two-day hui on “What an Alternative & Progressive Trade Strategy Should Look Like” 19-20 October at Fale Pasifika, University of Auckland and live streamed A call for real alternatives to the one-dimensional model of free trade and investment agreements that has dominated the past three decades is being heard around the […]

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Poll wrap: Labor slips in Newspoll, but gains in Ipsos, in Wentworth and in Victoria

By   /  October 15, 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 Poll wrap: Labor slips in Newspoll, but gains in Ipsos, in Wentworth and in Victoria

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Adrian Beaumont, Honorary Associate, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne This week’s Newspoll, conducted October 11-14 from a sample of 1,707, gave Labor a 53-47 lead, a one-point gain for the Coalition since three weeks ago. Primary votes were 38% Labor (down one), 37% Coalition […]

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Serious crash Matata

By   /  October 15, 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 Serious crash Matata

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Bay of Plenty Police are attending a serious crash on Burt Road, Matata. The crash was reported to emergency services at 4.24pm and involved a vehicle hitting a power pole.  As a result of the crash Matata Road (SH2) is closed between Manawahe Road and Flax Road. […]

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Co-design will help improve transitions

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Co-design will help improve transitions

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission The Connecting Care Project will see health service providers, consumers, and their families and whānau working together to better understand and improve the experience of transitions between or within providers. Improving the quality of service transitions was identified by the mental health and addiction sector in 2017 as one […]

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