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Oxfam announces comprehensive action plan to stamp out abuse

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oxfam announces comprehensive action plan to stamp out abuse

Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Oxfam announces comprehensive action plan to stamp out abuse Oxfam today announced a comprehensive plan of action to strengthen safeguarding systems across the organisation and stamp out abuse, including asking leading women’s rights experts to lead an urgent independent review of its culture and practices. The plan […]

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Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Rhone/Fluidra swimming pool equipment merger

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Rhone/Fluidra swimming pool equipment merger

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Rhone/Fluidra swimming pool equipment merger Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Rhone/Fluidra swimming pool equipment merger 16 February 2018 The Commerce Commission has published a Statement of Preliminary Issues relating to Rhone Capital LLC’s (Rhone) proposed acquisition of Fluidra S.A. (Fluidra). Rhone is […]

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Acting Chief Executive Officer Announced

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Superannuation Fund, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Acting Chief Executive Officer Announced

Source: New Zealand Superannuation Fund – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Acting Chief Executive Officer Announced Chief Investment Officer Matt Whineray will be Acting Chief Executive Officer of the NZ Super Fund when current CEO Adrian Orr leaves to take up his new role as Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand in March. The Board […]

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70% of Tongan population affected in wake of Cyclone Gita

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on 70% of Tongan population affected in wake of Cyclone Gita

Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: 70% of Tongan population affected in wake of Cyclone Gita The full scale of destruction is beginning to emerge from Tonga in the aftermath of the severe tropical cyclone Gita. Around 50,000 people, or almost 70% of the country’s population, have been affected, a third of whom […]

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Toy importer fined for selling unsafe toys

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Toy importer fined for selling unsafe toys

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Toy importer fined for selling unsafe toys Toy importer fined for selling unsafe toys 12 February 2018 Toy importer Mega Import and Export Limited (Mega Import) has been fined $65,000 for selling toys which did not comply with a mandatory standard. Mega Import pleaded guilty to two charges […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand for the Six Months Ended 31 December 2017

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia Pacific Region, Economy, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, FinancialStatements, GovernmentFinances, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Treasury, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand for the Six Months Ended 31 December 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Treasury – Release/Statement Headline: MIL-OSI New Zealand: Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand for the Six Months Ended 31 December 2017 Source: New Zealand Treasury: Headline: Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand for the Six Months Ended 31 December 2017 Page updated 13 Feb 2018 […]

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Cyclone Gita heading towards Tonga: Oxfam poised to respond

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Gita heading towards Tonga: Oxfam poised to respond

Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cyclone Gita heading towards Tonga: Oxfam poised to respond Oxfam is on standby to respond to Cyclone Gita, as latest forecasts predict the storm could intensify up to a category 5 cyclone before affecting Tonga later tonight. Up to 70% of the country’s population is at risk […]

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Oxfam’s reaction to recent news on sexual misconduct in Haiti and Chad

By   /  February 11, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oxfam’s reaction to recent news on sexual misconduct in Haiti and Chad

Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Oxfam’s reaction to recent news on sexual misconduct in Haiti and Chad In 2011 some members of Oxfam Great Britain staff in Haiti acted in a way that was totally unacceptable and is the most appalling mark against the high values we set ourselves at Oxfam.  On […]

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Oxfam’s reaction to the The Times sexual misconduct story in Haiti

By   /  February 10, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oxfam’s reaction to the The Times sexual misconduct story in Haiti

Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Oxfam’s reaction to the The Times sexual misconduct story in Haiti In 2011 some members of Oxfam Great Britain staff in Haiti acted in a way that was totally unacceptable and is the most appalling mark against the high values we set ourselves at Oxfam. Oxfam’s priority […]

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Sporadic 7 February 2018

By   /  February 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Banking and Finance, BNZ Economist Tony Alexander, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Sporadic 7 February 2018

Source: BNZ Economist Tony Alexander – Analysis: Headline: Sporadic 7 February 2018 Wednesday February 7th 2018 New Zealand’s labour market is very tight. Wages growth remains muted but badly needs to accelerate so businesses without pricing power will close down and people can move to positions where their output will be worth more, economic growth […]

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Mobile trader fined despite being liquidated

By   /  February 7, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Mobile trader fined despite being liquidated

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Mobile trader fined despite being liquidated Mobile trader fined despite being liquidated 7 February 2018 A mobile trader has been fined more than $100,000 despite going into liquidation in early 2017. Appenture Marketing Limited (In Liquidation) (Appenture) was fined $114,000 in the Auckland District Court, for misleading consumers […]

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Rhone seeks clearance to acquire swimming pool equipment company Fluidra

By   /  February 5, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Rhone seeks clearance to acquire swimming pool equipment company Fluidra

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Rhone seeks clearance to acquire swimming pool equipment company Fluidra Rhone seeks clearance to acquire swimming pool equipment company Fluidra 5 February 2018 The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Rhone Capital LLC (Rhone) to acquire up to 100% of the shares or assets of Fluidra […]

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New Zealand Super Fund Performance Report for December 2017

By   /  February 5, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Superannuation Fund, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Super Fund Performance Report for December 2017

Source: New Zealand Superannuation Fund – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Zealand Super Fund Performance Report for December 2017 The New Zealand Superannuation Fund has released its performance and portfolio report for December 2017. Key points: Fund size as at 31 December 2017: $37.91b December return: 1.13% Last twelve months: 19.77% Reference Portfolio return over the last twelve months: 17.71% Return since […]

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Draft decision on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake readiness plan

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Draft decision on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake readiness plan

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Draft decision on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake readiness plan Draft decision on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake readiness plan1 February 2018 The Commerce Commission has released its draft decision on Wellington Electricity’s proposal to spend $31 million on improving its network’s resilience to a major earthquake.Wellington Electricity, […]

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Sporadic 25 January 2018

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Banking and Finance, BNZ Economist Tony Alexander, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Sporadic 25 January 2018

Source: BNZ Economist Tony Alexander – Analysis: Headline: Sporadic 25 January 2018 Thursday January 25th 2018 Having decided to cease publishing the Weekly Overview we have returned to producing Sporadic. This well received publication last appeared in 2015 and looks at specific issues in the economic sphere with no set timetable for release. It appears […]

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Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand for the Five Months Ended 30 November 2017

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Economy, FinancialStatements, GovernmentFinances, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Treasury, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand for the Five Months Ended 30 November 2017

Source: New Zealand Treasury: Headline: Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand for the Five Months Ended 30 November 2017 Page updated 25 Jan 2018 The Treasury has published the Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand for the Five Months Ended 30 November 2017. See Financial Statements of the Government of New […]

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Commission lays charges against EuroSteel

By   /  January 23, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Commission lays charges against EuroSteel

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Commission lays charges against EuroSteel Commission lays charges against EuroSteel23 January 2018 The Commerce Commission confirms that 59 charges under the Fair Trading Act have been laid against Euro Corporation Limited (EuroSteel) for making false and misleading representations about its steel mesh product known as SE615.The charges were […]

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Richest 1% of Kiwis bagged 28% of all wealth created last year

By   /  January 22, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Richest 1% of Kiwis bagged 28% of all wealth created last year

Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Richest 1% of Kiwis bagged 28% of all wealth created last year A staggering 28 per cent of all wealth created in New Zealand in 2017 went to the richest 1 per cent of Kiwis. While the 1.4 million people who make up the poorest 30 per […]

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Commission restarts study into telecommunication backhaul services

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Commission restarts study into telecommunication backhaul services

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Commission restarts study into telecommunication backhaul services Commission restarts study into telecommunication backhaul services19 January 2018 The Commerce Commission is recommencing its study into domestic telecommunication backhaul services. ‘Backhaul’ is a generic term used by the industry to describe a link that carries mobile, internet and voice traffic back […]

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New videos and quick guides for businesses and procurers on competition law

By   /  January 18, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New videos and quick guides for businesses and procurers on competition law

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New videos and quick guides for businesses and procurers on competition law New videos and quick guides for businesses and procurers on competition law18 January 2018 The Commerce Commission has launched a new series of videos and quick guides to help businesses and procurers understand competition law.“Every New […]

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