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Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 23 May 2019000095

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 23 May 2019000095

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Hon AMY ADAMS to the Minister of Finance: Is the Government still committed to “reducing net debt to 20% of GDP” as outlined in the Speech from the Throne? Hon JUDITH COLLINS to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: Is he confident none of the […]

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Access Community Health: Returning to the bargaining table

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, PSA, Public Service Association, Unions  /  Comments Off on Access Community Health: Returning to the bargaining table

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) The PSA and E tū bargaining team are hopeful for an improved offer from Access Community Health as they resume mediation today, following a week of nationwide strike actions by Access coordinators, administration, and call centre workers. “Access’ response to our members’ industrial action last week was disproportionate and reliant […]

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Health $3.2 billion under-funded since 2009/10

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, ASMS News, Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, Business, Employment Issues, FifthEstate1, Health, Health & Wellbeing, health care, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on Health $3.2 billion under-funded since 2009/10

Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists A pre-budget analysis conducted by the Council of Trade Unions and Association of Salaried Medical Specialists has highlighted a vast spending shortfall in health since 2009/2010. For the Health Vote to regain the spending power of the 2009/10 Health Vote and pay for the initiatives and additional costs announced […]

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New Zealand Abortion Debate – Common sense and fact must underpin debate – Family Planning

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Abortion Debate – Common sense and fact must underpin debate – Family Planning

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: Family Planning Family Planning says New Zealanders deserve a common sense, rational and medically informed conversation about abortion law reform. “As this debate unfolds here, we must take care to ensure that the nonsense rhetoric coming from places like Alabama isn’t allowed to inform the conversation we’re having here,” chief executive Jackie […]

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New Zealand Shows – LIVE NATION PROUDLY PRESENTS ALDOUS HARDING IN CELEBRATION OF DESIGNER, OUT NOW ON FLYING NUN RECORDS (NZ) & 4AD (WORLDWIDE)

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Shows – LIVE NATION PROUDLY PRESENTS ALDOUS HARDING IN CELEBRATION OF DESIGNER, OUT NOW ON FLYING NUN RECORDS (NZ) & 4AD (WORLDWIDE)

Source: MIL-OSI SubmissionsSource: LiveNation AUCKLAND, NZ (May 23, 2019) – Following the release of her mighty, critically acclaimed third album Designer, NZ singer-songwriter ALDOUS HARDING sojourns home for a nationwide tour this August. Backed by full band, Harding will open festivities at Christchurch’s James Hay Theatre on August 28th, wrapping up at Auckland’s Powerstation on […]

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Tālofa lava! O le vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Tālofa lava! O le vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa

Source: Massey University Samoan Language Week Tālofa lava! O le vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa. Samoan Language Week starts on Sunday and Massey University is encouraging all staff and students to “give it a go”. Samoan is the third most spoken language in New Zealand after English and te Reo Māori. The theme this year […]

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New Zealand Health Sector – Vote Health needs an extra $1.3 billion just to stand still, research reveals – CTU

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Health Sector – Vote Health needs an extra $1.3 billion just to stand still, research reveals – CTU

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: CTU Bill Rosenberg, Economist and Policy Director for the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (CTU) and Lyndon Keene, Director of Policy and Research, for the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) have conducted a detailed analysis of what the government needs to allocate to health spending in the 2019 budget. This […]

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Massey University launches Shared Prosperity Index

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Economics, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey University launches Shared Prosperity Index

Source: Massey University The Shared Prosperity Index can be acessed at www.sharedprosperity.co.nz When the Government presents its first Wellbeing Budget next week, it will be looking beyond traditional measures, such as GDP, to define New Zealand’s success. This is also at the core of the Shared Prosperity Index launched by Massey University today. The index […]

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Vote Health needs an extra $1.3 billion just to stand still, research reveals 

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, FifthEstate1, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on Vote Health needs an extra $1.3 billion just to stand still, research reveals 

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU Bill Rosenberg, Economist and Policy Director for the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (CTU) and Lyndon Keene, Director of Policy and Research, for the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) have conducted a detailed analysis of what the government needs to allocate to health spending in the […]

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Robertson concedes defeat on budget rules

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Robertson concedes defeat on budget rules

Source: National Party Finance Minister Grant Robertson has today thrown in the towel by scrapping his self-imposed debt target, National’s Finance Spokesperson Amy Adams says. “Grant Robertson has been backed into a corner by allowing the economy to slow, over promising and making poor spending choices. Now, instead of a fixed target Grant Robertson has […]

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Govt votes down harsher penalties for drug crims

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Govt votes down harsher penalties for drug crims

Source: National Party The Government has failed New Zealanders by voting down my Bill which would have ensured harsher penalties for those who deal and manufacture synthetic drugs, MP for Pakuranga Simeon Brown says. “Synthetic drugs have killed dozens of people and destroyed lives. The people who manufacture and deal these drugs are peddling misery. […]

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Police acknowledge IPCA report into fatal fleeing driver crash

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Police acknowledge IPCA report into fatal fleeing driver crash

Source: New Zealand Police Police acknowledge the findings of the Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA) following their investigation into the fatal fleeing driver crash in Palmerston North in May of last year.  This was a tragic event with an outcome no-one wanted. Police continues to offer their sympathies to the families of those killed and […]

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Top Higher Education Academy fellowship for Emerson

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Top Higher Education Academy fellowship for Emerson

Source: Massey University Professor Lisa Emerson College of Humanities and Social Sciences teaching and learning director Professor Lisa Emerson has been named a principal fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Professor Emerson is the first Massey academic to be accepted into the small international group of principal fellows, and only one of ten in New […]

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Measuring the Māori economy

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Measuring the Māori economy

Source: Auckland Council Estimates vary on the size of the Māori economy, but most agree that the contribution is vast – and rising quickly. Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment figures released in 2018 estimate Māori enterprise is worth nearly $40 billion, and growing faster than the overall economy. According to the TDB Iwi Investment […]

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Designs unveiled for Hutt to Wellington coastal pathway

By   /  May 23, 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 Designs unveiled for Hutt to Wellington coastal pathway

Source: New Zealand Government Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter today unveiled designs for public consultation on the  Ngauranga to Petone shared walking and cycling pathway. The Associate Minister also announced funding approval to begin construction on the Petone to Melling pathway. “This project will provide people living in the Hutt with a congestion-free commuting […]

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New Zealand Dairy Sector – FONTERRA PROVIDES STRATEGY, MILK PRICE AND EARNINGS UPDATES

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Dairy Sector – FONTERRA PROVIDES STRATEGY, MILK PRICE AND EARNINGS UPDATES

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: Fonterra Key third-quarter financial performance numbers: * Sales volumes: 16.6 billion LME, up 4%* Revenue: $15 billion, up 1%* Gross margin: $2.2 billion, down 3%* Normalised operating expenses: $1.8 billion, down $73 million* Normalised EBIT: $522 million, down 9%* Capital expenditure: $419 million, down 28% * Revised forecast earnings per share range: 10-15 cents from 15-25 […]

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New Zealand Health Sector – Access Community Health Returning to the bargaining table

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Health Sector – Access Community Health Returning to the bargaining table

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: PSA The PSA and E tū bargaining team are hopeful for an improved offer from Access Community Health as they resume mediation today, following a week of nationwide strike actions by Access coordinators, administration, and call centre workers. “Access’ response to our members’ industrial action last week was disproportionate and reliant on […]

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New Zealand Finance Sector – INFINZ AWARDS RECOGNISES EXCELLENCE IN NEW ZEALAND’S FINANCIAL AND CAPITAL MARKETS

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Finance Sector – INFINZ AWARDS RECOGNISES EXCELLENCE IN NEW ZEALAND’S FINANCIAL AND CAPITAL MARKETS

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Source: Institute of Finance Professionals in New Zealand Inc (INFINZ) The 2019 INFINZ Awards were celebrated on Wednesday 22 May at a gala black-tie dinner at The Cordis Hotel in Auckland. More than 740 guests enjoyed an evening to celebrate excellence in the financial and capital markets eco-system in New Zealand. The Awards are facilitated by the […]

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Graduation surprise proposal

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Graduation surprise proposal

Source: Massey University Waipounamu Kara proposes to Te Karohirohi Kira at graduation Emotional displays are nothing new at Massey University’s Celebration to Honour Māori Graduates in Palmerston North but no one was expecting a student to seize the opportunity to make a grand romantic gesture at last Thursday’s ceremony. Waipounamu Kara, Ngāpuhi / Raukawa / […]

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Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) Attracts High Quality Visitors to Macao, CSG Research Finds

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24/7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, KB, KB, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) Attracts High Quality Visitors to Macao, CSG Research Finds

Source: Media Outreach CSG Research found that visitors arriving in Macao via the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB), which has been open since October 2018, spend over a third more than visitors arriving through sea ports.Due to the convenience brought by the new mega-bridge, 78% of these visitors would now plan repeat visits to Macao. These […]

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