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US and NZ sign historic agritech agreement

By   /  August 31, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AgritechNZ, Arizona, Business, California, Colorado, farmers, fresh produce, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Mexico, New Zealand, News, Peter Wren-Hilton, Press Release Service, Salinas, US and NZ sign historic agritech agreement  /  Comments Off on US and NZ sign historic agritech agreement

Salinas, California – Agritech New Zealand has forged a partnership with a major American company to speed up growth of agritech in New Zealand. The partnership with Western Growers will strengthen and accelerate the development of agritech markets in both countries, Agritech NZ executive director Peter Wren-Hilton said from Salinas, California, today. Hank Giclas, Western Growers’ […]

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Agritech destined to save New Zealand?

By   /  August 31, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, blueberry, Business, Editor's Picks, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, Silicon Valley, Tauranga  /  Comments Off on Agritech destined to save New Zealand?

Silicon Valley – Agritech could be destined to save the New Zealand economy, leading New Zealand tech expert Graeme Muller says. The tremendous worldwide demand for food continues to soar with some estimating the market to be worth $US3 trillion and much of the growth coming from specialty and healthy foods, Muller, the NZTech chief executive, […]

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Stuart McCutcheon’s axe falls on teacher training

By   /  August 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, General staff, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Stuart McCutcheon’s axe falls on teacher training

Source: Tertiary Education Union Stuart McCutcheon’s axe falls on teacher training Stuart McCutcheon’s axe has fallen on the University of Auckland’sFaculty of Education and Social Work after 21 staff were told this weekthat their jobs are on the line. Echoing through the Beehive,McCutcheon’s axing of each and every job will make it harder forJacinda Ardern […]

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NZ stepping into exciting uncharted Wellbeing Budget era

By   /  August 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, BERL, Budget, Business, kōrero, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Wānanga, well-being, Wellington  /  Comments Off on NZ stepping into exciting uncharted Wellbeing Budget era

Wellington – The days of mainly fiscal-only Budgets are over. New Zealand is entering into an exciting era embracing new measures of success, leading New Zealand economic research agency BERL says. BERL yesterday staged its inaugural wānanga in Wellington which considered New Zealand stepping into uncharted territory with regards to producing Budgets, based on perspectives beyond […]

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Latest cash injection for polytech signals need for major change

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Weltec, Whitireia  /  Comments Off on Latest cash injection for polytech signals need for major change

Source: Tertiary Education Union Latest cash injection for polytech signals need for major change Press release The government’s decision to provide a $15m bailout for WhitireiaPolytechnic and moves to replace the joint Whitireia-Weltec council with acommissioner is further evidence of the need to fundamentally rethink thefunding, governance, and management models used in the tertiary educationsector […]

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Both funding and structures key to long-term educational provision at Lincoln

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Lincoln University, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on Both funding and structures key to long-term educational provision at Lincoln

Source: Tertiary Education Union TEU Press Release 22 August 2018 Both funding and structures key to long-term educational provision atLincoln The latest exploration of a partnership or merger opportunity between twotertiary education institutions is further evidence that we need to rethinkthe sector’s funding system, the TEU said. Lincoln University and the University of Canterbury (UC) […]

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PAs crucial to successful businesses and organisations

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Boyd Clinic, Business, executive assistants, Kaytee Boyd, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZ Office and PA Show, personal assistants, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on PAs crucial to successful businesses and organisations

Auckland – A New Zealand business leader has come in to bat for unsung personal assistants (PA), just weeks out from the annual New Zealand Office and PA Show. Most chief executives of businesses and big organisations cannot achieve their goals while battling full diaries, deluge of emails and requests for their time without their personal […]

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Chief of Defence Force Welcomes Three New Service Chiefs

By   /  August 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Chief of Defence Force Welcomes Three New Service Chiefs

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 21 August 2018 After careful consideration, the Government has appointed three new Service Chiefs to command the Navy, Army and Air Force. Today’s announcement of the new leadership team has been welcomed by the Chief of Defence Force, Air Marshal Kevin Short.  The appointments announced today by Minister of Defence […]

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NZDF Personnel Repatriated From Malaysia and Singapore Returned to Families at Ramp Ceremony

By   /  August 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on NZDF Personnel Repatriated From Malaysia and Singapore Returned to Families at Ramp Ceremony

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 21 August 2018 The remains of 27 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel and one child repatriated from Malaysia and Singapore have been returned to their families at a ramp ceremony at Auckland International Airport. The New Zealand Army soldiers were serving in Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam when they died. […]

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Malaysian Armed Forces Farewell NZDF Fallen Personnel Ahead of Repatriation to New Zealand

By   /  August 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Malaysian Armed Forces Farewell NZDF Fallen Personnel Ahead of Repatriation to New Zealand

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 20 August 2018 The Malaysian Armed Forces have farewelled the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel being repatriated to New Zealand at a ceremony at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The remains of 27 New Zealand Army soldiers and one child buried in Malaysia and Singapore are being returned to their […]

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NZDF Firefighters Say Long, Hot Days Worth It

By   /  August 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on NZDF Firefighters Say Long, Hot Days Worth It

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 20 August 2018 They work up to 15 hours each day, in temperatures as high as 43 degrees Celsius, but the chance to help fire-ravaged communities halfway around the globe makes it all worth it, New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) firefighters helping battle wildfires in North America say. Nine NZDF […]

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Invictus Games Team Spreads Word on Healing Through Sport

By   /  August 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Invictus Games Team Spreads Word on Healing Through Sport

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 17 August 2018 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Invictus Games team went back to school today to spread the word on the healing power of the Games. The Invictus Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate understanding and respect for wounded, injured or […]

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Better structure for burgeoning yoga exercise – conference

By   /  August 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, conference, ExerciseNZ, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, November, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, yoga teachers  /  Comments Off on Better structure for burgeoning yoga exercise – conference

Christchurch – Yoga teachers want to introduce quality standards for yoga teacher training and support in New Zealand for yoga teachers. The issue will be at the national hauora yoga conference in Auckland on November 23. The conference will be held in conjunction with the New Zealand exercise industry conference Fitex, which is being run by […]

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Measuring wellbeing not just GDP: how and why?

By   /  August 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, BERL, Budget 2019, Business, Dr Ganesh Nana, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, prosperity, Wānanga, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Measuring wellbeing not just GDP: how and why?

Wellington – One of New Zealand’s most established economic research agencies, BERL, will explore the Government’s intention for a Wellbeing Budget next year at its inaugural annual wānanga in Wellington on August 23. The 2019 Budget has been heralded by the Minister of Finance as The Wellbeing Budget. BERL chief economist Dr Ganesh Nana sees the […]

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Stuart, Ecoute nous – listen to us

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Stuart, Ecoute nous – listen to us

Source: Tertiary Education Union Stuart McCutcheon’s team has spent today telling people working in the University of Auckland’s School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics that they may no longer have a job. McCutcheon’s decision to axe 5.5 full-time equivalent jobs, equal to 30 per cent of those working in European languages, suggests he does not see […]

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Minister, Stuart McCutcheon isn’t making the teacher strike easy for you

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, University Of Auckland, vocational education and training  /  Comments Off on Minister, Stuart McCutcheon isn’t making the teacher strike easy for you

Source: Tertiary Education Union On today of all days, it should not escape everyone’s notice that at the same time teachers are standing together for an education system that values and attracts new and incredible people to teach our kids, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Auckland, Stuart McCutcheon is cutting the jobs of the very people we need […]

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Boxing classes better for people with brain diseases

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, C hristchurch, Counterpunch Parkinson's, Editor's Picks, Exercise NZ, Fitex, Lisa Gombinsky Roach, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, North Shore, November, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Boxing classes better for people with brain diseases

Christchurch – A New Zealand boxing-fitness expert is urging Kiwis with chronic neurological conditions such asParkinson’s to lead more physically active lives and start boxing. Auckland boxing fitness trainer Lisa Gombinsky Roach is especially pleading for people with health issues to exercise more. She will be speaking on all the benefits of boxing-fitness for older people […]

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Whangarei leading NZ’s charge in the EV world

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, electric vehicle, EVworld NZ cham[pions awards, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Northland Regional Council, Press Release Service, Whangarei  /  Comments Off on Whangarei leading NZ’s charge in the EV world

Auckland – Whangarei, winner of the most electric vehicle friendly-town in New Zealand award, has a big advantage over other regions. Northland is well connected and the city’s electric vehicle spokesman Joseph Camuso, says the big advantage Whangarei has is in knowing all the engineers from the four districts and they can act very quickly […]

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ChargeNet wins key NZ electric vehicle award

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, award, Business, ChargeNet, charging station, electric vehicles, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on ChargeNet wins key NZ electric vehicle award

Auckland – Auckland electric vehicle fast charger company owners of ChargeNet, Steve and Dee West, have won the outstanding contribution to electric vehicles in New Zealand award. The award, which ChargeNet owners Steve and Dee West received in Auckland last night, is a one-off special honour chosen by the judges who felt the Wests are […]

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Major international agritech announcement expected for NZ

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, agritech, AgritechNZ, Business, Callaghan, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Peter Wren-Hilton, Press Release Service, Silicon Valley  /  Comments Off on Major international agritech announcement expected for NZ

Auckland – In less than a fortnight, more than 30 New Zealand agritech leaders will make history in Silicon Valley. They will be part of the international 2018 Silicon Valley agritech immersion programme and Conference, involving Silicon Valley Forum, Tauranga’s Wharf42, Agritech New Zealand, Callaghan Innovation, and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. Agritech New Zealand […]

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