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SSC investigation should be wide and thorough

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on SSC investigation should be wide and thorough

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: SSC investigation should be wide and thorough SSC investigation should be wide and thorough 22 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union says that the State Services Commission’s investigation into the Transport Ministry’s handling of warnings about fraudster Joanne Harrison’s behaviour while the […]

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CPAG May Newsletter

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Economics, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Legal, Legal Issues, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on CPAG May Newsletter

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: CPAG May Newsletter 29 May 2017 Kia ora koutou katoa, and welcome to Child Poverty Action Group New Zealand’s May newsletter.  In this issue Post Budget Breakfast EventsChild Poverty and Mental health LaunchA New Zealand where children can flourishPoverty Action […]

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Wellington libraries should not be turned into spacie parlours

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, English, Environment, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Inflation, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Wellington libraries should not be turned into spacie parlours

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Wellington libraries should not be turned into spacie parlours 22 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union is questioning the value of the most recent addition to Wellington City Council libraries: video game consoles. The Council’s Libraries team revealed that video consoles had […]

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Total lifetime tax bill for the average NZ household $1.48 million

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Inflation, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Total lifetime tax bill for the average NZ household $1.48 million

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Total lifetime tax bill for the average NZ household $1.48 million Total lifetime tax bill for the average NZ household $1.48 million 22 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE As Steven Joyce prepares to deliver his first budget on Thursday, the Taxpayers’ Union can reveal […]

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EMBARGOED: Total lifetime tax bill for the average NZ household $1.48 million

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Inflation, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on EMBARGOED: Total lifetime tax bill for the average NZ household $1.48 million

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EMBARGOED: Total lifetime tax bill for the average NZ household $1.48 million Total lifetime tax bill for the average NZ household $1.48 million EMBARGOED UNTIL 5AM 22 MAY 2017 As Steven Joyce prepares to deliver his first budget on Thursday, the Taxpayers’ Union can […]

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16 (Adorable) Reasons to Protect Canada’s Boreal Forest

By   /  May 19, 2017  /  24/7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific Region, Conservation, English, Environment, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Greenpeace New Zealand, Legal, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, Mining Sector, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on 16 (Adorable) Reasons to Protect Canada’s Boreal Forest

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: 16 (Adorable) Reasons to Protect Canada’s Boreal Forest Rather than responding to our calls to reform its logging practices — as other companies operating in the boreal forest have — Resolute sued Greenpeace USA, Greenpeace Canada and Greenpeace International for doing exactly […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Joyce’s Rocket: Taxpayers should be allowed to see what they paid for

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Commerce, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on MEDIA RELEASE: Joyce’s Rocket: Taxpayers should be allowed to see what they paid for

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: MEDIA RELEASE: Joyce’s Rocket: Taxpayers should be allowed to see what they paid for JOYCE’S ROCKET: TAXPAYERS SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO SEE WHAT THEY PAID FOR 18 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union says it is disgraceful that taxpayer-funded venture, Rocket Lab, is […]

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Poverty in childhood linked to mental health problems: new report

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific Region, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on Poverty in childhood linked to mental health problems: new report

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Poverty in childhood linked to mental health problems: new report 16 May 2017 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) and the New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) have long been concerned with the impact of poverty on children’s health. The combined effects […]

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What’s the Story Behind Our Disappearing Act? Resolute Forest Products

By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Conservation, English, Environment, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Greenpeace New Zealand, Legal, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on What’s the Story Behind Our Disappearing Act? Resolute Forest Products

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: What’s the Story Behind Our Disappearing Act? Resolute Forest Products This might be the biggest crisis Greenpeace has ever faced. A massive Canadian logging company, Resolute Forest Products, is trying to silence Greenpeace with baseless, multi-million dollar lawsuits. So what if Greenpeace […]

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Health priorities for a New Zealand where children can flourish

By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific Region, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Economics, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on Health priorities for a New Zealand where children can flourish

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Health priorities for a New Zealand where children can flourish Without good health, our whānau and our country cannot flourish.  With good policies, designed to ensure the wellbeing of children across all areas of life and all socio-economic levels, they […]

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Labour Policy: Higher Rents and Reduced Incentive to Build

By   /  May 15, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Labour Policy: Higher Rents and Reduced Incentive to Build

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Labour Policy: Higher Rents and Reduced Incentive to Build Labour Policy: Higher Rents and Reduced Incentive to Build 15 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “The Labour Party’s new policy to remove negative gearing will see rents go up and reduce the incentive to build new houses”, says Taxpayers Union’ economist […]

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CPAG stands behind figures showing $2.8 billion cuts to Working for Families

By   /  May 14, 2017  /  24/7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Economics, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on CPAG stands behind figures showing $2.8 billion cuts to Working for Families

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: CPAG stands behind figures showing $2.8 billion cuts to Working for Families 14 May 2017 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) is standing behind figures it has published which show the Government has cut over $2.8 billion out of the Working […]

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