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Asia-Pacific IoT Adopters Reap Significant Business Gains

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24/7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Asia-Pacific IoT Adopters Reap Significant Business Gains

Source: Media Outreach SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 16 January 2019 – Decision makers must come to terms that the Internet of Things (IoT) is no longer a futuristic concept. Many enterprises are already progressing beyond the conceptualisation stage and embarking on their IoT deployment. However, it is important to understand that as with all new digital initiatives, IoT […]

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UPDATE: Serious crash, SH 5 Rotorua

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, 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, SH 5 Rotorua

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Four people have been injured in a crash on State Highway 5, Rotorua area. The collision between a car and a truck happened just before 2pm near Oturoa Road. The four injured were in the car. Two have serious to critical injuries, one is seriously injured and […]

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Wellington Police thank Tranzit Group for Terrace Tunnel assistance

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Wellington Police thank Tranzit Group for Terrace Tunnel assistance

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Wellington Police today enjoyed a morning tea with Tranzit Group staff who provided assistance during an incident in the Terrace Tunnel earlier this month. On 3 January,  a man climbed on to pipes above the Tunnel, following a crash.  The man was in an extremely distressed state and a […]

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Lucky escape for teens swept out to sea

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Lucky escape for teens swept out to sea

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Three teenagers had a lucky escape on the Kāpiti Coast this afternoon, after being blown out to sea in inflatable boats.  The three young people were in separate inflatable boats at Waikanae Beach early this afternoon, when they were blown out to sea.  None of the three young people […]

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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 16 January 2019

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 16 January 2019

Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.  Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”.  Persistent hotspot regions have the potential to develop into drought. Facts: Soil Moisture Across […]

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Think twice about that medical test or treatment this summer

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Think twice about that medical test or treatment this summer

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Summer in New Zealand is about days at the beach, the sound of cicadas and the smell of melting tar. But for some people it can also be synonymous with having skin rashes and sore knees and backs from gardening or backyard cricket; not to mention tennis elbow. It […]

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Long-standing pub owners fined $30,000 for treating employees as casuals

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, Employment New Zealand, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Long-standing pub owners fined $30,000 for treating employees as casuals

Source: Employment New Zealand Two Canterbury tavern owners have been ordered to pay $30,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) for 30 breaches of the Holidays Act Two Canterbury tavern owners have been ordered to pay $30,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) for 30 breaches of the Holidays Act. Malcolm and Claire Bennett, owners […]

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Maungauika / North Head governance transfers to Tūpuna Maunga Authority

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Maungauika / North Head governance transfers to Tūpuna Maunga Authority

Source: Auckland Council Legal administration of Maungauika / North Head transfers to the Tūpuna Maunga Authority from the Department of Conservation (DoC) on Friday, 18 January 2019. The transfer is welcomed by the Authority as a completion of the Ngā Mana Whenua o Tāmaki Makaurau Collective Redress Act 2014 which saw ownership of fourteen Tūpuna […]

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The WOLOT Foundation Reveals Comprehensive Business Model of Its TOOL Global Project at Suntec Conference

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24/7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on The WOLOT Foundation Reveals Comprehensive Business Model of Its TOOL Global Project at Suntec Conference

Source: Media Outreach The foundation had partnered up with IBD Technology to pioneer a user/merchant rewards ecosystem project called “TOOL Global”.Notable programmes launched in 2018: AC495 community outreach program on Instagram, IBD User Reward Scheme, TOOL Super Node Program, TOOL Social Leaders, partnerships with Ebuycoin and Telegram-based reward app CryCx.Project has already observed huge adoption […]

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Serious crash, SH 5 Rotorua

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Serious crash, SH 5 Rotorua

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police A number of people have serious injuries after a truck and a car collided on State Highway 5 at Hamurana, Rotorua. It happened at the intersection with Oturoa Road just before 2pm. There are diversions in place at Dansey Road and Maraeroa Road, and motorists are asked to […]

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Save with these zero-waste summer meals

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Save with these zero-waste summer meals

Source: Auckland Council Are you feeling like the summer holidays have taken a bit of a toll, both on your wallet and your waistline? The summer edition of Easy Choice – Family Kai meal planner by Love Food Hate Waste is here to help you get back on track. The meal planner contains four weeks […]

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Decision to list needles and syringes products supplied by B. Braun New Zealand Pty Limited

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, KB, Pharmac, Press Release, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Decision to list needles and syringes products supplied by B. Braun New Zealand Pty Limited

Source: Pharmac What we are doing We are pleased to announce a listing agreement with B. Braun New Zealand Pty Limited (“B. Braun”) for the supply of needles and syringes products to DHBs. In summary this will result in: B. Braun’s needles and syringes products being listed on the Pharmaceutical Schedule from 1 March 2019 under […]

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Research tackles online trolls

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, KB  /  Comments Off on Research tackles online trolls

Source: Auckland University of Technology 16 Jan, 2019 “Being lost for words is not the way to go when faced with negative online behaviours such as disinformation, racist discourse or trolling,” says Dr Philippa Smith, Senior Lecturer in Language and Culture at AUT. Philippa recently returned from a three-month position as a Visiting Fellow at […]

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Green Party welcome win by Sistema workers

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party welcome win by Sistema workers

Source: Green Party The Green Party congratulate E tū Sistema members who have secured a collective agreement that will ensure a 16% pay increase and a commitment to always pay workers above minimum wage. “This is collective action at its best and shows how sticking together and standing up for your rights can mean a […]

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Don’t let your guard down – secure your property this summer

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Don’t let your guard down – secure your property this summer

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Christchurch Metro Area Prevention Manager Inspector Leairne Dow Canterbury Police would like to remind residents to ensure their properties aren’t an open invitation to opportunistic burglars in the warmer weather. With summer well and truly upon us, many of us will be keeping doors […]

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EQC funds science journalism awardWednesday, January 16, 2019The awards allow journalists to spend time investigating science-related issues that matter to New Zealanders

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on EQC funds science journalism awardWednesday, January 16, 2019The awards allow journalists to spend time investigating science-related issues that matter to New Zealanders

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC EQC is very pleased to announce that it is funding an Aotearoa New Zealand Science Journalism Fund Award in 2019 in the area of natural hazards risk and resilience. The awards provide journalists with the opportunity to spend time investigating science-related issues that matter to New Zealanders. Dr Hugh Cowan, […]

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Trial closures of Paekākāriki Hill Road continue from this Friday

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Central North Island, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Trial closures of Paekākāriki Hill Road continue from this Friday

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency and the Kāpiti Coast District Council are advising that Paekākāriki Hill Road will be temporarily closed to through traffic on Friday 18 January between 2pm and 7pm, and Friday 25 January between 3pm and 7pm. These trial closures follow four other trial closures in November and […]

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Curious Kids: how do tongues taste food?

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24/7 News, Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, DJF, Evening Report, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Region, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Curious Kids: how do tongues taste food?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Paulomi (Polly) Burey, Senior Lecturer (Food Science), University of Southern Queensland Curious Kids is a series for children. Kids can send questions to curiouskids@theconversation.edu.au. You might also like the podcast Imagine This, a co-production between ABC KIDS listen and The Conversation, based on Curious Kids. How do […]

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Blues Brothers among new frontline cops

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Justice, KB, KB, Law and Enforcement, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Press Release, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Blues Brothers among new frontline cops

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police Seventy-nine new constables will join their friends and family in celebrating their graduation at The Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC) this week. Commissioner Mike Bush, other members of the Police Executive, Hon Stuart Nash and wing patron Dame Annette King will also be present at the […]

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Summer adventures in and around Tāmaki Makaurau

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Summer adventures in and around Tāmaki Makaurau

Source: Auckland Council Travel doesn’t have to mean stress, last minute lost passports and gridlock – it doesn’t even have to mean leaving the house. Try the latest trend in travel and tour new locations and activities nearby. The best part of it? By planning a local holiday within a four-hour drive instead of flying […]

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