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MIL-OSI New Zealand: OIA reveals oil giant OMV seeking drill extension

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, Dunedin, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: OIA reveals oil giant OMV seeking drill extension

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Greenpeace has today revealed that Austrian oil giant OMV has requested an extension to its upcoming drill commitment in the Great South Basin. Greenpeace Climate Campaigner, Kate Simcock, says an Official Information Act (OIA) request has uncovered OMV’s application for the permit extension, which otherwise required it to drill an exploration […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Rising temperatures jeopardise life as we know it unless governments take swift action: Oxfam

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, Oxfam New Zealand, Pacific, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Rising temperatures jeopardise life as we know it unless governments take swift action: Oxfam

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Commenting on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change special report on limiting warming to 1.5C released today, Oxfam New Zealand Executive Director Rachael Le Mesurier said: “Climate change has set our planet on fire, millions are already feeling the impacts, and the IPCC just showed that things can get much worse. […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: IPCC climate report gives us 10 years to save the world

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: IPCC climate report gives us 10 years to save the world

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Greenpeace says the release of the IPCC’s special report on climate change must shock the world into immediate action to halve the world’s climate emissions in the next 10 years. The report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) confirms that we must limit the world’s temperature increase to 1.5 […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: About that Winter Energy Payment – Mary Mowbray

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Employment, English, Inflation, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: About that Winter Energy Payment – Mary Mowbray

Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) Why some struggling families miss out on the Government’s Winter Energy Payment over winter, while many over-65s not in need get it automatically? Mary Mowbray, long-time member of Child Poverty Action Groups Wellington contingent says there is definitely a proportion of those who are “not in need.” This week is […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Cross party support for Child Poverty Reduction Bill welcomed by children’s advocacy community

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, English, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Politics, Trade, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Cross party support for Child Poverty Reduction Bill welcomed by children’s advocacy community

Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) 04 October 2018 The cross party support for the Child Poverty Reduction Bill is a significant step forward for children and young people in Aotearoa-New Zealand. “It is a great result to have agreement across the House that more needs to be done to ensure all our families can […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Water Plan a start but Govt must ban dairy expansion

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Conservation, Economy, English, Environment, fish, Greenpeace New Zealand, Investment, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Water Plan a start but Govt must ban dairy expansion

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Greenpeace is welcoming the Government’s fresh water work plan as a good step towards clean rivers but criticises it’s lack of immediate action to stop increases in cow numbers and pollution. “The plan is good news for our rivers in the long-term but it is completely missing interim measures to stop […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Rainbow Warrior arrives in Lyttelton

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Christchurch, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, Dunedin, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, United States of America, Weather, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Rainbow Warrior arrives in Lyttelton

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior has arrived into Lyttelton this morning as part of a tour to celebrate New Zealand’s recent ban on new offshore oil exploration, and promote clean energy opportunities. In April this year, New Zealand made international headlines when it became one of the first countries in the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Oxfam treatment units on way to Palu as clean water in short supply

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Crude, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Health, Indonesia, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, Oxfam New Zealand, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Oxfam treatment units on way to Palu as clean water in short supply

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Hariandi Hafid/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Oxfam water treatment units and purification kits are en route to Palu, Sulawesi, with clean water in short supply after the deadly Indonesia earthquake and tsunami. Water remains the main issue, with most supply infrastructure, such as pipes, damaged in the earthquake. Some drinking water […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: About that energy payment – Mary Mowbray

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Employment, English, Inflation, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: About that energy payment – Mary Mowbray

Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) This week is the last full amount of the winter energy payment to all those receiving a main government benefit. Controversially the recipients included New Zealand Superannuitants*. Early on the disapproving commentary went that this payment goes to some in the richest group in New Zealand. Having worked on […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: “Look after our whales”: Lucy Lawless’ trans-Tasman challenge

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Conservation, Crude, Dunedin, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: “Look after our whales”: Lucy Lawless’ trans-Tasman challenge

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Actor Lucy Lawless has laid down a trans-Tasman challenge from on board the Rainbow Warrior, calling on Australians to help protect New Zealand’s whales. Lawless is currently on board the Greenpeace flagship in Kaikōura, from where whales regularly visit on their way to spend time in Australian waters. “I’m challenging Australians […]

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