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Japan: Typhoon Jebi

By   /  August 31, 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 Japan: Typhoon Jebi

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Japan: Typhoon Jebi Typhoon Jebi is currently a category 5 typhoon and is projected to pass through Japan as a category 3 early next week. Japan’s Metrological Agency has issued storm warnings for a number of prefectures in Japan. There is a risk […]

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Public feedback sought on draft BEPS guidance

By   /  August 27, 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 Public feedback sought on draft BEPS guidance

Source: New Zealand Inland Revenue Department – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Public feedback sought on draft BEPS guidance Following the enactment of the Taxation (Neutralising Base Erosion and Profit Shifting) Act earlier this year, Inland Revenue is now issuing draft guidance material to help taxpayers comply with the new legislation. Our intention is that the information […]

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Hold history in your hand

By   /  August 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 Hold history in your hand

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 27 August 2018 Hold history in your hand with one of the legal tender coloured circulating fifty-cent coins, minted to commemorate the centennial of Armistice Day, 11 November, when the First World War ended. Over 100,000 New Zealanders fought in that war, and more than half were […]

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Sod-turning for Paul Dibble Sculpture in Featherston

By   /  August 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Governor General  /  Comments Off on Sod-turning for Paul Dibble Sculpture in Featherston

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. Thank you for inviting me to mark an exciting day for everyone involved in the Featherston Camp Memorial project. I am delighted to be […]

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New data on the financial health of banks published

By   /  August 24, 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 New data on the financial health of banks published

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 24 August 2018 New data on the financial health of New Zealand registered banks was published on the Bank Financial Strength Dashboard today.   This is the first quarterly update of key metrics on banks since the Dashboard was launched in May 2018.    An interactive, online […]

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Japan: Typhoon Cimaron

By   /  August 23, 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 Japan: Typhoon Cimaron

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Japan: Typhoon Cimaron Typhoon Cimaron is projected to pass through Japan as a category 3 typhoon (wind speeds up to 154-177km per hour) within the next 24 hours. Japan’s Metrological Agency has issued storm warnings for a number of prefectures in western Japan. […]

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The New Zealand Maritime Museum 25th Birthday Celebrations

By   /  August 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Governor General  /  Comments Off on The New Zealand Maritime Museum 25th Birthday Celebrations

Source: New Zealand Governor General E nga mana, e nga reo, tena koutou. E te rangatira Matiu o Ngati Whatua, tena koe mo to mihi aroha. Rau rangatira ma, o Hui te Ananui a Tangaroa, tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa. Me te Hari Huritau. Good evening and greetings to you all. And to […]

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Scottish Country Dancing Society New Zealand Branch 50th anniversary ball

By   /  August 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Governor General  /  Comments Off on Scottish Country Dancing Society New Zealand Branch 50th anniversary ball

Source: New Zealand Governor General Mila Failte Good evening ladies and gentlemen – It’s wonderful to see you all here. I acknowledge  Elaine Laidlaw, President of the New Zealand branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society and  a special welcome to those of you who have travelled some distance to be with us. David […]

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Te Whaea’s 20th anniversary

By   /  August 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Governor General  /  Comments Off on Te Whaea’s 20th anniversary

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. During my term as Governor-General, I am proud to do what I can to promote our arts and culture, in all its glorious and […]

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India: Flooding

By   /  August 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 India: Flooding

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel India: Flooding There has been severe flooding in Kerala state of India, due to monsoon rains. Over 350 people have died in the worst affected areas, some due to landslides and hundreds of thousands of others have been displaced. Further heavy rainfall could […]

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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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