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Government moves to close GST loophole

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Inland Revenue Department, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Government moves to close GST loophole

Source: New Zealand Inland Revenue Department – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Government moves to close GST loophole Today Minister Nash announced that as part of a Supplementary Order Paper (SOP) to the tax bill currently before parliament, the Government will look to close a GST loophole where not-for-profits arguably don’t have to pay GST on sales […]

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New Language for Travel Advisories

By   /  August 10, 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 New Language for Travel Advisories

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel New Language for Travel Advisories On Friday 17 August 2018, the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade will change the language it uses to describe our travel advisory levels. Our current travel advisory levels of “no significant risk”, “some risk”, “high risk” […]

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Managed exit from Reserve Bank Wellington building

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Managed exit from Reserve Bank Wellington building

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 10 August 2018 The Reserve Bank is vacating its Wellington building for about three months so it can remediate asbestos issues. The Reserve Bank’s currency, payments and settlements, and markets operations are not affected. We are able to undertake our currency operations in the building, as usual, […]

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NH90 flight training to be based in New Zealand

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on NH90 flight training to be based in New Zealand

Source: New Zealand Government The Government has approved the purchase of a new simulator for the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) NH90 helicopters. Currently, training for RNZAF NH90 pilots includes simulator-based training in Germany and Australia, combined with training flights in the NH90s within New Zealand.  “Increased use of New Zealand based simulators is […]

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Home and Family Counselling 125th anniversary

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Governor General  /  Comments Off on Home and Family Counselling 125th anniversary

Source: New Zealand Governor General Rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Nau mai, haere mai ra ki Te Whare Kawana o Tamaki Makaurau. Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, warm greetings to you all, and welcome to Government House Auckland. David and I […]

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Germany: Oktoberfest 2018

By   /  August 8, 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 Germany: Oktoberfest 2018

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Germany: Oktoberfest 2018 Munich’s annual Oktoberfest beer festival is scheduled to take place this year between 22 September and 7 October 2018 in Bavaria, Germany. New Zealanders planning on attending this year’s festival should read this information in conjunction with our current travel advisory […]

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Europe: Heatwave

By   /  August 8, 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: Heatwave

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Europe: Heatwave Warm weather producing record high temperatures of over 45 degrees celcius is affecting Spain, Portugal, Greece and other parts of southern Europe. This heatwave heightens the threat of forest fires, and sunstroke. The Meteoalarm website has issued several red weather warnings […]

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Linwood North School

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Governor General  /  Comments Off on Linwood North School

Source: New Zealand Governor General Rau rangatira mā, e nga tamariki o tēnei kura, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou, kia ora tātou katoa. Distinguished guests and students of the school, greetings to you all. What an exciting day for everyone – for the teachers, for the students, and for everyone […]

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Indonesia: Lombok: 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake

By   /  August 7, 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 Indonesia: Lombok: 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Indonesia: Lombok: 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 struck eastern Lombok (Nusa Tenggara province), at 6.47pm local time on 5 August 2018. Reports indicate that over 90 people have died, and there are over 200 severely injured although these numbers […]

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Indonesia: Lombok: 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake

By   /  August 6, 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 Indonesia: Lombok: 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Indonesia: Lombok: 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 struck eastern Lombok (Nusa Tenggara province), at 6.47pm local time on 5 August 2018. The Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency reports the epicentre at 50km north-east of the city of Mataram, […]

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Ngati Moki Marae at Taumutu

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Governor General  /  Comments Off on Ngati Moki Marae at Taumutu

Source: New Zealand Governor General Kei aku rangatira o Ngai Tahu, o Ngati Moki, tena koutou.  Tena koutou nga kaitiaki o Waihora, tenei o nga pataka kai, rongonui. E koa ana ahau i ta koutou mahi tahi, me nga Kaunihera.  Kia manawanui, kia toa.  Tena tatau katoa.  I acknowledge the leaders of Ngai Tahu and […]

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Pare Hauraki sign collective redress Deed

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Pare Hauraki sign collective redress Deed

Source: New Zealand Government The Crown has signed the Pare Hauraki Collective Redress Deed with iwi of Hauraki at a ceremony held today at Parliament, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Andrew Little, has announced today. “The Deed provides shared collective redress for the Iwi of Hauraki, reflecting their overlapping and collective interests, and will […]

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Provincial Growth Fund gains momentum

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Provincial Growth Fund gains momentum

Source: New Zealand Government Today’s launch of the Guide to the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will give regions greater clarity on the Government’s priorities for the PGF and how to tailor their applications, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones says. Powering up Aotearoa – New Zealand’s Regions also highlights the PGF’s flexibility and the range […]

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Saudi Arabia: Hajj Pilgrimage 2018

By   /  August 2, 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 Saudi Arabia: Hajj Pilgrimage 2018

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Saudi Arabia: Hajj Pilgrimage 2018 Over 2 million Muslim pilgrims are expected to visit Mecca to perform the Hajj from 19 to 24 August 2018. As there is an ongoing threat of terrorism in Saudi Arabia, New Zealanders considering making the pilgrimage are […]

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Reserve Bank Act Review – Phase 1 documents released

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Reserve Bank Act Review – Phase 1 documents released

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand The Reserve Bank’s email Service is a free service that allows you to get the latest information from the Reserve Bank. Subscribers will be emailed Monetary Policy Statement news releases, OCR announcements and other public statements as they are posted on the website. MIL OSI

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Measles – check you are protected before you travel

By   /  July 27, 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 Measles – check you are protected before you travel

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Measles – check you are protected before you travel Measles is a highly infectious virus that spreads easily from person to person through the air, via breathing, coughing and sneezing. It affects both children and adults. A number of countries overseas continue to […]

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Police College Wing 316 Graduation

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Governor General  /  Comments Off on Police College Wing 316 Graduation

Source: New Zealand Governor General E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga iwi o te motu e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa. I acknowledge Hon Stuart Nash, Minister of Police, Deputy Commissioner Mike Clement, and Superintendent Scott Fraser, National Manager,Training. Thank you for inviting David and […]

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Extra police resources following graduation

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Extra police resources following graduation

Source: New Zealand Government Extra resources for crime prevention and community safety are being deployed around the country with the graduation today of 79 new Police officers at the Royal New Zealand Police College at Porirua. Police Minister Stuart Nash has congratulated the recruits of Wing 316. “The recruits are the latest constables to enter […]

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Greece: Wildfires

By   /  July 25, 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 Greece: Wildfires

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Greece: Wildfires Major wildfires are currently impacting parts of Greece and a state of emergency has been declared in the Attica region around Athens. New Zealanders are advised to follow any instructions issued by the local authorities such as Fire and Rescue services […]

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Guinea-Bissau

By   /  July 20, 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 Guinea-Bissau

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Reviewed: 2 March 2017, 16:21 NZDT Still current at: 20 July 2018 There is high risk to your security in the northwest part of the country that borders the Casamance region in Senegal due to incidents of armed banditry and the presence of […]

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