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Locals lead the charge to protect Wairaki Stream

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, DJF, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Locals lead the charge to protect Wairaki Stream

Source: Auckland Council The Wairaki Stream is an urban waterway flowing for around two kilometres through Lynfield and joining the Manukau Harbour at Lynfield Cove. It has a lot of native bush along its course, including ancient ferns, and is home to native birds. It is well known to locals for its eel and Kokupu populations So, […]

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Reserve Bank consults on new mortgage bond standard

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, KB, KB, New Zealand Reserve Bank, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Reserve Bank consults on new mortgage bond standard

Source: New Zealand Reserve Bank Release date 13 November 2018 The Reserve Bank today published a consultation paper proposing a new mortgage bond standard aimed at supporting confidence and liquidity in the New Zealand markets. This follows an initial consultation in November 2017 and ongoing discussion with issuers and investors over the past year. Deputy […]

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Major funding boost for Māori community repairs

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Major funding boost for Māori community repairs

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Major funding boost for Māori community repairsThe Minister of Māori Development, Hon Nanaia Mahuta has just announced 24 community-led housing repair projects will receive funding  from the Māori Housing Network, totalling $5.8 million. The announcement was made at the National Māori Housing Conference 2018 today in the Waikato. Amongst those […]

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Seamless services to business and citizens thanks to Government working collaboratively

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, KB, KB, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Seamless services to business and citizens thanks to Government working collaboratively

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development On: 13 November 2018 Using AI to assist digital navigation across government websites, supporting identity verification for New Zealanders, and enabling better mobility for citizens that require assistance all featured in a collaborative digital initiatives showcase held in Wellington on 12 November. The showcase called “Working together as […]

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Housing a springboard to whānau development

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Housing a springboard to whānau development

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Housing a springboard to whānau developmentThe Government is pioneering a new approach to allow whānau and communities to flourish with an investment of $15 million towards whānau-led community housing developments, Minister for Māori Development Hon Nanaia Mahuta announced today. Nanaia Mahuta opened the National Māori Housing Conference 2018 in the […]

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EQC inquiry to confirm lessons have been learned

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on EQC inquiry to confirm lessons have been learned

Source: National Party The announcement of a public inquiry into the Earthquake Commission (EQC) headed by Dame Sylvia Cartwright is welcome, but it is unlikely to bring any new information to light, National’s EQC spokesperson Stuart Smith says. “It has always been our view that an inquiry of this nature is unlikely to reveal any […]

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Ngati Hine flub shows overtly political timetable

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Ngati Hine flub shows overtly political timetable

Source: National Party Shane Jones has shown it all this week: from a lack of transparency to looseness with spending to rank incompetence, National’s Economic and Regional Development spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. “Hard on the heels of revelations that Mr Jones had ‘remembered’ 61 meetings he had previously forgotten to disclose is the news that […]

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New Zealand Economy – Financial stability – risky, safe or just right? – Reserve Bank of New Zealand

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Economy – Financial stability – risky, safe or just right? – Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand The challenge with financial stability is how to maintain a strong, resilient and efficient financial system in the face of changing and emerging risks said Deputy Governor and Head of Financial Stability Geoff Bascand in Sydney today. “Ten years on from the pain and enormous costs of the Global […]

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Financial Stability – risky, safe or just right?

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, Finance, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Financial Stability – risky, safe or just right?

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 13 November 2018 The challenge with financial stability is how to maintain a strong, resilient and efficient financial system in the face of changing and emerging risks said Deputy Governor and Head of Financial Stability Geoff Bascand in Sydney today. “Ten years on from the pain and […]

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New technology to improve water monitoring in Porirua

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Greater Wellington Regional Council, KB, KB, Local Government  /  Comments Off on New technology to improve water monitoring in Porirua

Source: Greater Wellington Regional Council About us / News releases / New technology to improve water monitoring in Porirua Posted on 13 November 2018 by Greater Wellington Regional Council, along with lead researchers from NIWA, is trialling a new way of monitoring water quality in Porirua streams. The method is expected to provide a deeper […]

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Marshall Islands president narrowly survives no-confidence vote

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Digital currencies, DJF, Economics, Evening Report, Hilda Heine, KB, KB, Marshall Islands, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Nitijela, No-confidence motion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on Marshall Islands president narrowly survives no-confidence vote

Marshall Islands President Dr Hilda Heine … survived challenge to her government’s policies. Image: SPC By Giff Johnson in Majuro for RNZ Pacific Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine has survived a vote of no confidence with parliament, the Nitijela, split evenly 16-16 The movers of the motion needed 17 votes to topple Dr Heine. The vote […]

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Man arrested after attempted abduction and indecent acts

By   /  November 13, 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 Man arrested after attempted abduction and indecent acts

Source: New Zealand Police Source: New Zealand Police A 27-year-old Huntly man was arrested yesterday following an attempted abduction and a series of indecent acts towards children in Hamilton. An investigation began when a four-year-old girl was abducted in Hamilton on 5 October. The girl was pulled into a car, then pushed out again when […]

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Learning the go to whoa of event management wows EIT student

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Amanda Liddle, Annika Hoitink, Business, DJF, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, ExportNZ ASB Hawke’s Bay Export Awards, Hawke’s Bay Business Hub, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Learning the go to whoa of event management wows EIT student

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 8 mins ago Annika Hoitink (left) EIT School of Business student worked with Amanda Liddle, ExportNZ Hawke’s Bay at the Hawke’s Bay Business Hub. Being part of the team organising the region’s export awards has been a highlight of three years of study for EIT business student, Annika […]

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Commonwealth Blue Charter: Protecting our oceans

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Commonwealth Blue Charter: Protecting our oceans

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Commonwealth Blue Charter: Protecting our oceansWorking together to manage ocean acidification Reynolds Room, Royal Academy, London     Tīhei mauri ora Tēnā koutou katoa Anei a mātou o Te Kāwanatanga o Aotearea I tae pai mai ki tō koutou nei rohe Ko te tumanako Ki te korero, ki te whakarongo, […]

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EQC welcomes Public Inquiry into the Earthquake Commission Tuesday, November 13, 2018The Inquiry is an opportunity for an independent examination of EQC’s approach to the Canterbury earthquakes and the events that followed.

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on EQC welcomes Public Inquiry into the Earthquake Commission Tuesday, November 13, 2018The Inquiry is an opportunity for an independent examination of EQC’s approach to the Canterbury earthquakes and the events that followed.

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC View all News 13 Nov 2018 Hon. Dr Megan Woods has today announced a Public Inquiry into the Earthquake Commission. EQC Board Chair Sir Michael Cullen says that the Inquiry will ensure that lessons from the Canterbury earthquakes and subsequent events are captured, and that EQC has the appropriate policies […]

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Toi Ohomai Bongard Changes Benefit Tertiary Partners

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology 1  /  Comments Off on Toi Ohomai Bongard Changes Benefit Tertiary Partners

Source: Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Changes at the Bongard Centre in Tauranga’s CBD are set to bring benefits to students and staff of both Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology and the University of Waikato.   Toi Ohomai has decided that from the beginning of 2019, operations that are currently based at the Bongard Centre […]

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Proposal to list haemodialysis products supplied by BSN Medical Limited

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, KB, Pharmac, Press Release, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Proposal to list haemodialysis products supplied by BSN Medical Limited

Source: Pharmac What we’re proposing PHARMAC is seeking feedback on a proposal to list a range of haemodialysis equipment and products (“Haemodialysis Products”) in Part III of Section H of the Pharmaceutical Schedule from 1 February 2019, through a provisional agreement with BSN Medical Limited (“BSN Medical”). Consultation closes at 5pm on Tuesday, 4 December 2018 and […]

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‘Feral’ conference explores how humans frame nature

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on ‘Feral’ conference explores how humans frame nature

Source: Massey University Feral cats are among topics in an online conference about human responses to nature, wilderness and the meaning of ‘feral’ (image/Wikimedia Commons) Science has names, categories, definitions and systems to understand the natural world – but labelling something a ‘pest’ or a ‘weed’ is cultural, not scientific, says Dr Nicholas Holm, co-convener […]

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Dame Silvia Cartwright to lead public inquiry into EQC

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Dame Silvia Cartwright to lead public inquiry into EQC

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Dame Silvia Cartwright to lead public inquiry into EQCFormer Governor-General and High Court Judge Dame Silvia Cartwright will lead the public inquiry into EQC, Minister Megan Woods has announced. “It is my great pleasure to announce that Dame Silvia will head this inquiry. Dame Silvia has enormous mana and experience […]

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