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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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Unitec commissioner warned not to repeat past mistakes

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, ITPs, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unitec, vocational education and training  /  Comments Off on Unitec commissioner warned not to repeat past mistakes

Source: Tertiary Education Union The ideologically-driven restructuring experiment embarked on by Unitec’s previous executive leadership team, with the blessing of former Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce, is one of the main reasons why current Education Minister, Chris Hipkins has been forced to dissolve the institution’s Council and appoint a Commissioner in its place. That’s the […]

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Afghan Military Adopts NZDF’s Trailblazing Approach

By   /  July 31, 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 Afghan Military Adopts NZDF’s Trailblazing Approach

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 31 July 2018 A female New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) officer serving in Afghanistan has blazed a trail for mentoring male Afghan Army instructors in the predominantly Muslim South Asian country’s military academy. “It’s a major shift in approach in a country that has been striving towards greater gender equality,” […]

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New Zealand Chief of Navy Strengthens Relationship with Fiji

By   /  July 31, 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 New Zealand Chief of Navy Strengthens Relationship with Fiji

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 30 July 2018 The Chief of the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN), Rear Admiral John Martin, visited Fiji last week to mark the 43rd anniversary of the Fijian Navy. While in Suva he met the Commander of the Fiji Military Forces, Rear Admiral Viliame Naupoto, and joined the Chief of […]

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Otago Woman Flies Flag for NZDF in South Sudan

By   /  July 31, 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 Otago Woman Flies Flag for NZDF in South Sudan

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 27 July 2018 Conflict-ridden South Sudan is a far cry from the bucolic sheep-and-cattle farm near Alexandra, Central Otago, where Lieutenant Colonel Lisa Kelliher grew up. But for the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) officer South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation and on the brink of famine for the second […]

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NZTech reports phenomenal annual growth

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Angela Nash, Auckland, Business, Graeme Muller, Instillery, Make Lemonade Media, Mike Jenkins, MIL NZ OSI, Mitchell Pham, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on NZTech reports phenomenal annual growth

Auckland – NZTech, the national non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation for tech, has reported phenomenal growth of the New Zealand tech ecosystem in the last 12 months. At last night’s annual meeting in Auckland, chair Mitchell Pham said NZTech now has an alliance of 20 tech communities and more than 800 organisations across the New Zealand technology […]

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Accident Compensation Corporation: How it deals with complaints

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Audit New Zealand, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Accident Compensation Corporation: How it deals with complaints

Source: Auditor General of New Zealand Progress in responding to the Auditor-General’s recommendations. Introduction 1.1The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) is one of New Zealand’s biggest customer-service organisations. In 2016/17, ACC received more than 1.9 million claims and paid out about $3.7 billion in claims. 1.2In August 2014, we published a report on how well ACC […]

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Army Investigation into Recruit Training Centre at Waiouru

By   /  July 26, 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 Army Investigation into Recruit Training Centre at Waiouru

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 25 July 2018 Two members of the leadership team at The Army Depot at Waiouru have been replaced, and others have been removed from instructional duties while investigations into allegations of inappropriate behaviour within the unit take place.   Military Police and command investigations are taking place into a number of […]

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NZDF Helps Fiji Authorities Recover Cocaine Cache

By   /  July 26, 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 Helps Fiji Authorities Recover Cocaine Cache

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 24 July 2018 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has assisted Fiji authorities in retrieving over 12 kilograms of cocaine, found on a remote island last week. Lieutenant Benjamin Flight, the Commanding Officer of Royal New Zealand Navy inshore patrol vessel HMNZS Taupo, said the ship’s crew members recovered the […]

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Army Band Targets Classical Music Lovers with New Album

By   /  July 26, 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 Army Band Targets Classical Music Lovers with New Album

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 24 July 2018 After almost a decade in development, the New Zealand Army Band is releasing its latest album, Aotearoa. Featuring original works for brass by some of New Zealand’s leading composers, the album is a project of passion for the New Zealand Army Band and its Director of Music, […]

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NZ’s top exercise industry body backs calls for tighter guidelines

By   /  July 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Christchurch, exercise, Exercise NZ, fitness, kiwis, Les Mills gym, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, tighter guidelines  /  Comments Off on NZ’s top exercise industry body backs calls for tighter guidelines

Christchurch – The country’s top exercise industry body, ExerciseNZ, is behind the call for industry-wide guidelines around high intensity workouts including a weekly maximum time limit for this type of training for gym-goers. ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says the guidelines should be put in place in the context of safety standards for all Kiwis exercising. Beddie […]

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Potential to NZ fintech exports huge

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, blockchain, Business, fintech, James Brown, Lord Mayor of London, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, TinftechNZ  /  Comments Off on Potential to NZ fintech exports huge

Auckland – The potential for New Zealand tech exports will be huge when direct free trade post-Brexit opens with the United Kingdom, a leading fintech expert says. James Brown, general manager of FintechNZ says it’s so encouraging to see the government working proactively to set up free trade with the UK post-Brexit. “The UK is […]

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Dr O’Sullivan visits appalling homes of sick Kiwi kids

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, David Clark, Dr Lance O'Sullivan, Government, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, Minister of Health, Minister of Housing, New Zealand, News, Northland, Phil Twyford, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Dr O’Sullivan visits appalling homes of sick Kiwi kids

Auckland – Leading New Zealand doctor and health system disruptor Dr Lance O’Sullivan says rental properties owned by the government are in appalling third world conditions which is directly burdening the nation’s health system. Dr O’Sullivan recently moved from Northland to Auckland and he says he thought he knew what poverty was. “On my second day […]

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NZ’s biggest firewood supplier’s answer to help decrease winter heating bills

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Christchurch, City Firewood, El Nino, firferwood, heating bills, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Robbie Harris  /  Comments Off on NZ’s biggest firewood supplier’s answer to help decrease winter heating bills

Christchurch – New Zealand’s biggest firewood supplier City Firewood wants to help change Cantabrians’ habits so they get firewood cheaper and earlier in the year. The Christchurch firewood company says people will save a lot more money if they buy their winter firewood next year from them between October and December. City Firewood pioneered kiln drying […]

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Serving in War-Torn South Sudan a Privilege Despite Risks, NZDF Officer Says

By   /  July 12, 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 Serving in War-Torn South Sudan a Privilege Despite Risks, NZDF Officer Says

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 12 July 2018 A New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) officer serving as a United Nations peacekeeper in South Sudan has to navigate the threats from ethnic violence, as well as dirt roads that turn into muddy rivers during the rainy season. Major Stephen Challies is a Military Liaison Officer for […]

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Masterton Naval Officer Commands International Fleet

By   /  July 12, 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 Masterton Naval Officer Commands International Fleet

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 11 July 2018 When he’s not a career naval officer, Captain Blair Gerritsen would describe himself as an enthusiastic mid-handicap golfer and part-time farmer in Masterton. However, this month duty calls as he takes command of a naval Task Group larger than the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) fleet. Captain […]

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