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NZDF Delivers about 70 Tonnes of Aid to Indonesia’s Quake Damaged City

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24/7, Defence, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on NZDF Delivers about 70 Tonnes of Aid to Indonesia’s Quake Damaged City

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 11 October 2018 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) expects its aid deliveries to the quake-damaged Indonesian city of Palu to reach about 70 tonnes when it finishes its week-long humanitarian aid mission today. Flight Lieutenant Dave Natapu, aircraft captain from the Royal New Zealand Air Force’s No.40 Squadron, said […]

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Taking a Stand For a Safer Defence Force

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24/7, Defence, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Taking a Stand For a Safer Defence Force

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 11 October 2018 A smarter approach to tackling substance misuse The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is introducing a new, smarter approach to tackling substance misuse in the armed forces. Director of Defence Health Brigadier Andrew Gray said under the banner “STAND”, the NZDF’s new substance harm minimisation framework was […]

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New Zealander Appointed to Head International Peacekeeping Organisation

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24/7, Defence, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on New Zealander Appointed to Head International Peacekeeping Organisation

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 10 October 2018 Colonel Helen Cooper, Acting Deputy Chief of the New Zealand Army, was appointed President of the International Association of Peacekeeping Training Centres (IAPTC) at the organisation’s 24th annual conference in Auckland recently. Colonel Cooper, who is from Palmerston North, said being elected to the role was a […]

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NZDF Transports Water Purification Plant to Indonesia’s Disaster Zone

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24/7, Defence, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on NZDF Transports Water Purification Plant to Indonesia’s Disaster Zone

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 10 October 2018 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has transported components of a water purification plant to the Indonesian city of Palu, to help ease the acute shortage of drinking water in areas hardest hit by last month’s earthquake and tsunami. Flight Lieutenant Dave Natapu, aircraft captain from the […]

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NZDF Continues Air Bridge to Quake Ravaged Indonesian City

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24/7, Defence, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on NZDF Continues Air Bridge to Quake Ravaged Indonesian City

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 8 October 2018 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is continuing to help evacuate survivors and transport aid and emergency responders to the quake-ravaged Indonesian city of Palu. The NZDF has delivered more than 18 tonnes of aid and evacuated 120 quake survivors from Palu so far. Major General Tim […]

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Wellington Police seek sightings of silver Mazda in relation to homicide investigation

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24/7, KB, New Zealand, New Zealand Police  /  Comments Off on Wellington Police seek sightings of silver Mazda in relation to homicide investigation

Source: New Zealand Police Wellington Police seek sightings of silver Mazda in relation to homicide investigation Attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Christiaan Barnard: Police investigating the death of Sosiua Helotu Ula are appealing for sightings of a silver Mazda RX8. The car was seen in the Waitangirua shops just before 4:00pm on Sunday.  It was then seen […]

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Progress for women in sport

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24/7, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Progress for women in sport

Source: National Party National Party spokesperson for Sport and Recreation Nikki Kaye says the Government’s launch of a $10 million Strategy for Women and Girls in Sport today is a positive start but there is more to do to reduce inequity.  “I welcome this strategy but more needs to be done to ensure women are […]

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More Government misinformation on fuel taxes

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24/7, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on More Government misinformation on fuel taxes

Source: National Party The Government’s fuel tax increases have needlessly driven up the cost of living and should be repealed immediately, National’s Finance spokesperson Amy Adams says. “Yesterday Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters tried to defend fuel taxes saying 100 per cent of the hundreds of millions of dollars of fuel taxes being paid by […]

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NZ to introduce mandatory pregnancy warning labels on alcohol

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24/7, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on NZ to introduce mandatory pregnancy warning labels on alcohol

Source: New Zealand Government Pregnancy warning labels on alcohol will become mandatory in New Zealand, Minister for Food Safety Damien O’Connor announced today.  The decision was made at the Australia New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation in Adelaide. “While the alcohol industry has been voluntarily including warnings on some products for the past six […]

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Law missing proper scrutiny

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24/7, Auckland University of Technology, Education, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Law missing proper scrutiny

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 11 Oct, 2018 The enactment of legislation is an involved process. Perhaps its most important component is the scrutiny of bills by parliamentary select committees, says AUT Law School senior lecturer, Leonid Sirota. In an opinion piece for stuff.co.nz, Sirota says the rushed progress of the Crown Minerals Bill […]

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