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EQC continues to settle storm and landslip claims Wednesday, July 18, 2018EQC has settled 727 claims from the storms and ex-cyclones that crossed the country between January and June.

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on EQC continues to settle storm and landslip claims Wednesday, July 18, 2018EQC has settled 727 claims from the storms and ex-cyclones that crossed the country between January and June.

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC The Earthquake Commission has settled 727 claims from the storms and ex-cyclones that crossed the country between January and June, out of a total of 1,042 claims lodged for storm events so far this year. The average time for settlement is 54 days. Manager National Customer Care, Robyn Nation, says […]

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Europe: Internal border controls

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Europe: Internal border controls

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Europe: Internal border controls As the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade does not issue visas it cannot provide definitive advice on the requirements to enter or exit countries within the Schengen area.  Border officials may adopt different interpretations of the rules or […]

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New leader of primary industries at EIT

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, General News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on New leader of primary industries at EIT

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 1 min ago Nigel Udy EIT’s School of Primary Industries has a new leader as it moves towards playing a bigger role in supporting the regional economy. Nigel Udy has a significant background in teaching, academic leadership, programme development and industry liaison. After completing his degree and postgraduate […]

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Customers not the focus of replacement business at large insurers

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, Financial Markets Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Customers not the focus of replacement business at large insurers

Source: Financial Markets Authority Media releaseMR No. 2018 – 3018 July 2018  The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is considering regulatory action against three large financial institutions or qualifying financial entities (QFEs) following a review of insurance replacement business practices. The inherent risks of conflicts of interest involved in selling financial products are heightened when vertically […]

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Battling Space Junk on Kiwi Kids radar 18 July 2018 Curious primary school students learning about space junk recently got a lesson from the experts at the New Zealand Space Agency.

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Battling Space Junk on Kiwi Kids radar 18 July 2018 Curious primary school students learning about space junk recently got a lesson from the experts at the New Zealand Space Agency.

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE (2) On: 18 July 2018 Curious primary school students learning about space junk recently got a lesson from the experts at the New Zealand Space Agency. A class of six-to-eight year olds at Helensville Primary School got in touch with the Space Agency to find -out how […]

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Battling Space Junk on Kiwi Kids radar

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Battling Space Junk on Kiwi Kids radar

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 18 July 2018 Curious primary school students learning about space junk recently got a lesson from the experts at the New Zealand Space Agency. A class of six-to-eight year olds at Helensville Primary School got in touch with the Space Agency to find -out how much […]

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ESR flu study findings a world first

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Environment, ESR, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on ESR flu study findings a world first

Source: ESR Work undertaken by ESR scientists is the first in the world to show a particular and surprising immune response among people to influenza, and could help pave the way to a globally-sought universal flu vaccine. The study has significantly changed understanding of a critical part of the influenza virus, with an ESR report […]

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Mite might trim old man’s beard

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Mite might trim old man’s beard

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 18 July 2018 A gall mite may be introduced to New Zealand to control the pervasive weed old man’s beard, if an application to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) succeeds. “This weed forms dense, permanent masses with heavy layered stems that smother and collapse underlying vegetation,” says Dr Clark Ehlers, EPA […]

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Sport NZ Graduate Programme: A solid start

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Culture, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Sport, Sports New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Sport NZ Graduate Programme: A solid start

Source: Sports New Zealand Hi, I’m Conor Gilchrist. I’m approaching the halfway point of my second year on the Sport NZ Graduate Programme. Before joining Sport NZ in 2017, I studied Commerce at Victoria University majoring in Management and Commercial Law. After completing my studies, I wanted to combine my tertiary education with my passion […]

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Protecting the Lewis Pass highway from river erosion, work timed to avoid nesting season

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Protecting the Lewis Pass highway from river erosion, work timed to avoid nesting season

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Protecting the Lewis Pass highway from river erosion, work timed to avoid nesting season The Department of Conservation (DOC) is working closely with the Agency to minimise the number of beech trees which need to be removed and to protect the wildlife habitat by ensuring the […]

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Funding allocations

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Commission  /  Comments Off on Funding allocations

Source: Tertiary Education Commission Funding allocations and final fundingWhile we determine most funding allocations before the start of the calendar year, funding changes are made during the year. These include:new allocationschanges to existing allocationsperformance adjustmentsrecoveries for under-delivery.The information provided in each update of the All Grants Provider Funding Spreadsheet reflects these changes until the allocation […]

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Driveshaft parking brake failures in commercial and industrial vehicles

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on Driveshaft parking brake failures in commercial and industrial vehicles

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 16 July 2018 This technical bulletin is aimed at owners and operators of trucks and plant fitted with Cardan shaft parking brakes. This bulletin has been developed in consultation with, and is endorsed by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Team of the New Zealand Police, and the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA). […]

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New home means healthier, happier young family

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on New home means healthier, happier young family

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Moving into a brand new Housing New Zealand home has been life-changing for Angelica Meads and her family. Angelica and her partner Shaidde McKenzie now have a suitable place to raise their five boys. She says the kids are so much healthier and happier in the warm, modern, four-bedroom Blockhouse […]

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2019 Unlocking Curious Minds – call for proposals

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on 2019 Unlocking Curious Minds – call for proposals

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 16 July 2018 The Call for Proposals for funding through the 2019 round of Unlocking Curious Minds is now available to view online. It covers who can apply, how to write a proposal, and the full application process. Up to $2 million worth of funding is […]

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Consultation underway for Unitec

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Commission  /  Comments Off on Consultation underway for Unitec

Source: Tertiary Education Commission Last updated 16 July 2018Last updated 07/16/2018 13 July 2018: The Unitec Council is given 21 days to respond to the Government’s proposal to appoint a Commissioner. See the media statement for more.4 July 2018: The Education Minister Chris Hipkins has announced consultation on a proposal to dissolve the council of […]

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The evolution of the New Zealand state house: From ‘good bones’ to award-winning design

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on The evolution of the New Zealand state house: From ‘good bones’ to award-winning design

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation The first state house under the Labour government, built in 1937 at 12 Fife Lane, Wellington. Close to a century after being built, the classic New Zealand state houses of the 1930s and 40s are hot property. In New Zealand’s buoyant housing market, they’re seen as affordable and attractive options […]

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Flagship development signals a fresh approach for state housing

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Flagship development signals a fresh approach for state housing

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation He pukenga wai, he nōhanga tāngata; he nōhanga tāngata, he putanga kōrero Building lives and communities by housing New Zealanders These words in Te Reo Maori and English are at the heart of what Housing New Zealand is all about. Those words are, in fact, our new vision which I’m […]

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CBL investigation update

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, Financial Markets Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on CBL investigation update

Source: Financial Markets Authority Media release MR No. 2018 – 2913 July 2018  The FMA investigation into the conduct of CBL Corporation Limited (“CBL”) and its directors is ongoing. Due to investor interest in these matters an update on the investigation is appropriate at this time. The FMA has completed a preliminary assessment of the […]

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Public Meeting on New Zealand’s Interests in Antarctica

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Trade  /  Comments Off on Public Meeting on New Zealand’s Interests in Antarctica

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Have your say about how we express New Zealand’s interests in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. Date:  Wednesday, 25 July Time:  4.00pm-5.30pm Venue:  Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Level 12, HSBC Tower, 195 Lambton Quay New Zealand has significant and enduring strategic interests in Antarctica […]

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Keen to feed her indigenous soul through arts

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, General News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Keen to feed her indigenous soul through arts

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 13 mins ago NEW JOB Enviromental and indigenous rights lawyer Dayle Takitimu is the new kaitiaki (head of school) at Toihoukura, EIT School of Māori Visual arts. There has been a changing of the guard at EIT’s iconic school of Maori visual arts, Toihoukura, with the appointment of […]

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