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The do’s and don’ts of interacting with NZ’s native wildlife

By   /  December 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, KEA, marine mammals, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, safety, Uncategorized, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on The do’s and don’ts of interacting with NZ’s native wildlife

Source: Department of Conservation If you’re here from overseas visiting our unique nature; or are from elsewhere in the country exploring your wider backyard, here are some hot tips to treat wildlife the Kiwi way. 1 – Don’t get too close New Zealand’s native species are unique, precious and fascinating. It’s tempting to try and […]

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‘My Name Is Rachel Corrie’ – play opens tomorrow

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, AM-NC, DJF, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, KB, KB, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on ‘My Name Is Rachel Corrie’ – play opens tomorrow

Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland ‘My Name Is Rachel Corrie’ – play opens tomorrow December 3, 2018 Leave a comment Shape Shift and Embers Collective proudly present My Name Is Rachel Corrie, an award-winning one-woman play constructed from the diary entries and letters of American activist, Rachel Corrie. This production is being staged at two […]

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Friday Dorothy Brown Memorial Lecture – A week of Peace Action!

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, AM-NC, DJF, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, KB, KB, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Friday Dorothy Brown Memorial Lecture – A week of Peace Action!

Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland Friday Dorothy Brown Memorial Lecture – A week of Peace Action! November 9, 2018 Leave a comment View this email in your browser We are winning! Peace Action @ Weapons Expo 2018 The 2018 Weapons Expo and the accompanying campaign to shut it down are finished for the year. It […]

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Dorothy Brown lecture and peace study day Nov 9-10

By   /  November 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, AM-NC, DJF, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, KB, KB, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Dorothy Brown lecture and peace study day Nov 9-10

Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland Dorothy Brown lecture and peace study day Nov 9-10 November 4, 2018 Leave a comment Dorothy Brown Memorial Lecture on Moriori peacemaking, Auckland, Friday 9 November, 7.30pm. Maui Solomon, chair of the Hokotehi Moriori Trust, Rekohu (Chatham Islands) will speak on “Six Hundred Years of Peacekeeping on Rekohu – Myths, […]

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Come To Waihopai Spy Base Protest: January 25-27

By   /  November 2, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, AM-NC, DJF, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, KB, KB, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Come To Waihopai Spy Base Protest: January 25-27

Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland Come To Waihopai Spy Base Protest: January 25-27 November 2, 2018 Leave a comment WAIHOPAI SPYBASE ROTEST January 25-27, 2019 In light of the disastrous Trump Presidency – why is New Zealand still an active and willing part of the US Empire? The US intelligence and nuclear war machine controls […]

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Ignorance is not bliss – context is everything

By   /  October 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, National Council of Women of New Zealand, NGOs, Press Release, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Ignorance is not bliss – context is everything

Source: National Council of Women of New Zealand Ignorance is not bliss – context is everything By Nina Herriman, Chief Storyteller When I was a kid, they told me girls can do anything, and I believed them.  I still do.  That career as a top gun fighter pilot?  Still on the cards.  Every time I […]

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Q&A: Ask our biodiversity ranger

By   /  October 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, biodiversity, Blue Duck, career, Conservation, conservation jobs, Department of Conservation, DJF, DOC ranger, Environment, jobs, Jobs at DOC, KB, KB, kiwi, New Zealand Government, Pest control, Predator Free 2050, Public Sector, ranger, staff, Uncategorized, Volunteers, whio  /  Comments Off on Q&A: Ask our biodiversity ranger

Source: Department of Conservation Meet one of our Senior Biodiversity Rangers Ali! She’s worked with some of New Zealand’s most unique species including whio, kiwi and short tailed bats. We asked on Instagram if you had any questions for Ali about her work and we were overwhelmed with the amount of questions we received! Read […]

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Polisario Front leader speaks on Western Sahara in Wellington on Oct 25

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, AM-NC, DJF, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, KB, KB, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Polisario Front leader speaks on Western Sahara in Wellington on Oct 25

Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland Polisario Front leader speaks on Western Sahara in Wellington on Oct 25 October 17, 2018 Leave a comment The Wellington Branch of the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs invites you to an address by Mr Kamal Fadel, Representative of theFrente Polisario in Australia and New Zealand“Western Sahara – Africa’s […]

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Protest NZDF War Crimes & Toxic Culture, Auckland, Tuesday October 16th

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, AM-NC, DJF, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, KB, KB, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Protest NZDF War Crimes & Toxic Culture, Auckland, Tuesday October 16th

Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland Protest NZDF War Crimes & Toxic Culture, Auckland, Tuesday October 16th October 15, 2018 Leave a comment Take Urgent Action Against NZDF crimes & toxic culture Where: NZDF Recruiting Centre, 284 Great North Road Time: 12:30-1:30pm FACEBOOK EVENT TO SHARE Auckland Peace Action and Organise Aotearoa are holding a demonstration […]

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Weapons Expo 2018: details on actions, accommodation & more

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Weapons Expo 2018: details on actions, accommodation & more

MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Weapons Expo 2018: details on actions, accommodation & more View this email in your browser RESIST THE WEAPONS EXPO 2018: Actions, accommodation, transport & another action towards victory Get Ready to join in the actions against the 2018 Weapons Expo! We’re gearing up […]

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Apology from Greater Wellington Regional Council nice, but not enough

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Uncategorized, Unions  /  Comments Off on Apology from Greater Wellington Regional Council nice, but not enough

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU The Council of Trade Unions (CTU) this morning welcomed the apology from the Greater Wellington Regional Council for the massive failure of Wellington’s bus network, but noted they did not appear to have a clue how to fix the problems facing bus drivers or commuters. CTU President Richard […]

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Significant settlement offer shows the power of unions for women’s equality

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Uncategorized, Unions  /  Comments Off on Significant settlement offer shows the power of unions for women’s equality

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU The union movement today celebrated another pay equity offer of settlement, with the Public Service Association securing an offer for social workers at Oranga Tamariki that would lift their pay on average by just over 30 percent. Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said the offer showed […]

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ACTION ALERT: Let’s shut down the 2018 Weapons Expo

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on ACTION ALERT: Let’s shut down the 2018 Weapons Expo

MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: ACTION ALERT: Let’s shut down the 2018 Weapons Expo View this email in your browser Kia Ora Peace Friends, It’s that time of the year again – the Weapons Expo is coming – and we’re gearing up for actions opposing the 500+ weapons […]

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Pasifika women effectively working for free for the rest of the year

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Uncategorized, Unions  /  Comments Off on Pasifika women effectively working for free for the rest of the year

Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said that today marks ‘working for free day’ for Pasifika women because of the gender pay imbalance. “The latest figures out this year show that on average, per hour of work Pasifika women are paid just 68.5% of what Pākehā men receive, and 72.3% of what all men […]

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Six years ago, my mum was brutally murdered.

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Sensible Sentencing Trust, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Six years ago, my mum was brutally murdered.

MIL OSI – Source: Sensible Sentencing Trust – Release/Statement Headline: Six years ago, my mum was brutally murdered. She was a 66-year-old dedicated new entrant teacher who was setting up her class for the new school term when Whetu Te Hiko walked in and gave her a disgusting beating that can only be described as […]

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The final translocation for Mahia’s shore plover?

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24/7 News, biodiversity, birds, Conservation, Department of Conservation, east coast, Environment, Islands, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, rare birds, shore plover, shorebirds, staff, translocation, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on The final translocation for Mahia’s shore plover?

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: The final translocation for Mahia’s shore plover? During two weeks in May, seven juvenile shore plover/tūturuatu were translocated to Waikawa Island off Mahia Peninsula. This was the last of two translocation for the year. Local biodiversity ranger Helen Jonas explains what’s involved in keeping this […]

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Ridding boxthorn from predator free Motunau Island

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, biodiversity, canterbury, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, island, Islands, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, skinks, staff, Uncategorized, Weeds  /  Comments Off on Ridding boxthorn from predator free Motunau Island

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Ridding boxthorn from predator free Motunau Island Motunau Island is the only offshore predator free island in Canterbury. Community ranger Vanessa Mander tells us why ridding the island of boxthorn weeds is important for the sea birds survival.

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The Sound of Science: Living the high life

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, Alpine, biodiversity, birds, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Pest control, predation, predators, Public Sector, Rock wren, Science, staff, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on The Sound of Science: Living the high life

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: The Sound of Science: Living the high life The life of a scientist in the Department of Conservation is worlds apart from the traditional stereotype of a lab-coat wearing academic hidden inside and away from the ‘real world’. DOC’s Threatened Species Ambassador Nicola Toki talks to […]

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Wellington whale watch: Your questions answered

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Marine, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Uncategorized, Wellington, Wellington/Kapiti, Whale  /  Comments Off on Wellington whale watch: Your questions answered

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Wellington whale watch: Your questions answered Wellington harbour has been getting lots of attention lately thanks to a visit from a southern right whale. With so many questions being asked our Marine Species Support Officer Hannah Hendriks gives us the scoop on deciphering whale behaviour.

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Deportation of Indian students shows need for a rule change

By   /  July 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, Media Releases, Migration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Uncategorized, Unions  /  Comments Off on Deportation of Indian students shows need for a rule change

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU An Ombudsman’s report released last week shows our deportation rules aren’t working, especially for eight Indian students who were deported last year, says CTU Vice-president Rachel Mackintosh. The report concluded that our law did allow for deportation of the students because of “fraudulent” paperwork, even when they committed […]

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