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MIL-OSI New Zealand: New petition calls on Toyota to repay secret $391,000 grant to Palmerston North ratepayers

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, KB, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: New petition calls on Toyota to repay secret $391,000 grant to Palmerston North ratepayers

Source: Taxpayers Union New petition calls on Toyota to repay secret $391,000 grant to Palmerston North ratepayers 17 JANUARY 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union has launched a petition calling on Toyota New Zealand to pay back the $391,000 grant secretly given by Palmerston North City Council, for which the Council and Toyota […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: PETITION: Make Toyota pay back the $391,000

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: PETITION: Make Toyota pay back the $391,000

Source: Taxpayers Union The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union has launched a petition calling on Toyota New Zealand to pay back the $391,000 grant secretly given by Palmerston North City Council, for which the Council and Toyota refuse to explain. This kind of corporate welfare is wasteful and unnecessary. With profits of 22 billion USD, Toyota should […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Tax relief would end never-ending strikes

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, CTF, DJF, English, KB, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Taxpayers Union, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Tax relief would end never-ending strikes

Source: Taxpayers Union 16 JANUARY 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Implementing tax relief would relieve the pressure of low take-home pay and resolve much of the current industrial action, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says “It’s understandable that junior doctors and the Wellington bus drivers feel under pressure – no Government […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Green Party bequeathment welcomed

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Health, KB, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Green Party bequeathment welcomed

Source: Taxpayers Union 14 JANUARY 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union has announced it will open a planned giving programme in light of a $350,000 bequeathment to the Green Party. “Good on Ms Harris for her democratic participation. The extent of her generosity toward the party of her choice reflects well on the strengths […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: MEDIA RELEASE: Toyota hand-out secrecy as bad as the decision

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, KB, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Republic of Korea, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: MEDIA RELEASE: Toyota hand-out secrecy as bad as the decision

Source: Taxpayers Union Toyota hand-out secrecy as bad as the decision 14 JANUARY 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  The secrecy surrounding the ratepayer-funded $391,000 gift to Toyota is worse than the actual decision to give away the money, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union, which exposed the handout last week. Responding to the Manawatu Standard reporting that elected […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: The Local Government Minister isn’t doing her job

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, CTF, DJF, English, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: The Local Government Minister isn’t doing her job

Source: Taxpayers Union The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union can reveal that Minister for Local Government Nanaia Mahuta has not met with a ratepayer association since her appointment in 2017. Not even one. Given the challenge every ratepayer in the country is feeling about costs being out of control at most town halls, many will be shocked […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: The youth have seen enough

By   /  January 13, 2019  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crude, CTF, DJF, Economics, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Justice, KB, law, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Politics, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Technology, Trade, United Kingdom, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: The youth have seen enough

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Why are global politics so dysfunctional that the UN climate meeting requires a 15-year-old Swedish grade school student to speak the truth? Why does a coalition of youth, outside the COP 24 climate meeting articulate a more comprehensive action plan than the delegates inside the meeting? Greta Thunberg at COP24 in […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: $769,955 of international jet-setting at Ministry for the Environment

By   /  January 10, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Oil, Open Source Intel, Taxpayers Union, Thailand, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: $769,955 of international jet-setting at Ministry for the Environment

Source: Taxpayers Union While taxpayers are being told to stump up for fuel taxes, off-set their carbon emissions, and watch on as oil and gas jobs face the axe in Taranaki, Ministry for the Environment officials are enjoying luxurious trips abroad, exposes the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. The Union can reveal that since July 2017, […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: MR: $769,955 of international jet-setting at Ministry for the Environment

By   /  January 10, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Canada, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, DJF, England, English, Environment, Exploration, France, Gas, Germany, Japan, KB, Korea, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Oil, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taxpayers Union, Thailand, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: MR: $769,955 of international jet-setting at Ministry for the Environment

Source: Taxpayers Union $769,955 of international jet-setting at Ministry for the Environment 10 JANUARY 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  While taxpayers are being told to stump up for fuel taxes, off-set their carbon emissions, and watch on as oil and gas jobs face the axe in Taranaki, Ministry for the Environment officials are enjoying luxurious trips abroad, […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: The power of Manaakitanga: The socially-inclusive practice of sharing food amongst high school students.

By   /  January 10, 2019  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Australia, Banking and Finance, Budget, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Christchurch, CTF, Culture, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Education, English, Environment, Health, India, KB, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Nepal, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: The power of Manaakitanga: The socially-inclusive practice of sharing food amongst high school students.

Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) The essence of ‘manaakitanga’ is in demonstrating hospitality, showing respect and generosity and providing support for others. It is the foundation for cultivating relationships based on kindness, aroha and empowerment, relationships which strengthen the body and soul and which are the backbone of strong community networks. These are principles […]

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