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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Nurses deserve to be paid more

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, English, Green Party, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Open Source Intel, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Nurses deserve to be paid more

Source: Green Party The Green Party said today nurses have historically been underpaid and undervalued and they deserve to be paid more.  Green Party Co-leader Marama Davidson was commenting after it was announced nurses rejected the DHBs’ latest pay offer in their ballot. “Nurses are totally professional, so for them to reject an offer of […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Green Party mourns passing of Talei Morrison

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Green Party, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Open Source Intel, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Green Party mourns passing of Talei Morrison

Source: Green Party Ka iri te kapua pōuri ki runga i Ōhinemutu, Te Arawa waka. He pou whakarae o Te Mātārae i Ōrehu, he kaikōkiri kaupapa hauora, he wāhine toa. E heke ana ngā roimata mō te wāhine kua hinga nei. The Green Party was saddened to learn yesterday of the passing of kapa haka […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Charlotte Caldwell’s successful struggle shows the power of a mother’s love

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  Aid, cannabis oil, Crude, drugs policy, England, English, Europe, Exploration, Gas, great britain, Green Party, Green Party NI, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Northern Ireland, Oil, Open Source Intel, Steven Agnew MLA, The Green Party in Northern Ireland, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Charlotte Caldwell’s successful struggle shows the power of a mother’s love

Source: The Green Party in Northern Ireland Saturday 18 June 2018Steven Agnew MLA has said that Charlotte Caldwell’s successful bid to have her son’s cannabis oil returned shows the power of a mother’s love over senseless bureaucracy.The cannabis oil, used to treat 12 year old Billy Caldwell’s epilepsy, was administered at a London hospital under […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: New Waikeria facility a relief valve as work to reduce prison numbers begins

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Crime, English, Green Party, Health, Human Rights, Justice, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Open Source Intel, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: New Waikeria facility a relief valve as work to reduce prison numbers begins

Source: Green Party The Green Party welcomes the adoption of a human rights based approach to the upkeep of the Waikeria prison facility, focused on rehabilitation instead of the American-style mega-prison planned by the last government. “We know that imprisonment has failed to reduce crime rates or keep our communities safe. New Zealand needs a […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Green co-leader slams human rights ‘obscenity’ over West Papua

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Free West Papua Campaign, Green Party, Human Rights, Indigenous, Melanesian, MIL OSI, Morning Star, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, West Papua, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Green co-leader slams human rights ‘obscenity’ over West Papua

Green Party co-leader … “We are standing in solidarity with women leaders of indigenous movements around the world and around the Pacific.” Image: Rahul Bhattarai/PMC By Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson last night condemned the “obscenity” of jailing West Papuans by Indonesian authorities for raising their Morning Star flag of independence. […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Consent granted for overseas purchase of Whakatane water bottling plant

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, bottled water, Budget, China, Economy, Employment, English, Exports, Green Party, Investment, Land Information, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Open Source Intel, Opposition Parties, Overseas Investment, Overseas Investment Act, Overseas Investment Office, Peoples Republic Of China, Political Parties, Politics, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade, Whakatane  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Consent granted for overseas purchase of Whakatane water bottling plant

Source: Green Party As Land Information Minister I and the Associate Finance Minister are sometimes required to decide whether or not overseas persons, including overseas owned companies, can buy areas of rural land in New Zealand of more than five hectares. The law which guides our decisions is the Overseas Investment Act 2005. It defines […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Green Party welcomes HNZ fronting on meth testing scandal

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Crime, English, Green Party, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Open Source Intel, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Green Party welcomes HNZ fronting on meth testing scandal

Source: Green Party The Green Party welcomes the belated fronting by Housing New Zealand today on the bogus meth contamination of houses and agrees HNZ should consider repaying tenants costs associated with their evictions. “Not only were hundreds of tenants evicted on the basis of this bogus testing regime, but to add insult they were […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Investing in kids will save waste in future

By   /  June 1, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Culture, English, Environment, Green Party, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Open Source Intel, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Investing in kids will save waste in future

Source: Green Party Children will learn about waste and recycling with a Sustainability Trust-run programme getting a $157,000 grant from the Government’s Waste Minimisation Fund, Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage announced today. The Minister also announced $100,000 for Environment Hubs Aotearoa from the Community Environment Fund. “The Sustainability Trust’s new “Your Sustainable School” programme will […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: No time to waste

By   /  May 31, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, China, Commerce, English, Environment, Green Party, Imports, landfill, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Open Source Intel, Opposition Parties, Peoples Republic Of China, plastic, plastic bags, Political Parties, Politics, recycling, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade, waste, waste minimisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: No time to waste

Source: Green Party The Waste Management Institute of New Zealand has issued a discussion paper today entitled “Rebooting Recycling – What can Aotearoa Do?” It responds to China’s decision to restrict the imports of 24 different recyclable materials and the impacts this has had on international markets for recyclables. China’s decision to no longer take […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Māui dolphin and International Whaling Commission

By   /  May 30, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Conservation, English, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Green Party, Health, hectors dolphin, international whaling commission, maui dolphin, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Open Source Intel, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Māui dolphin and International Whaling Commission

Source: Green Party The International Whaling Commission (IWC) has released a report saying New Zealand needs to give much better protection to the critically endangered Māui dolphin, especially from set netting and trawl fishing. There is no dispute that the Māui dolphin population is at a very low level. Māui dolphin are critically endangered. We […]

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