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School bullying – woeful opportunism by dairy leadership

By   /  June 12, 2017  /  24/7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific Region, Conservation, Defence, Economics, English, Environment, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on School bullying – woeful opportunism by dairy leadership

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: School bullying – woeful opportunism by dairy leadership When farming organisations start using children as human shields you know they’ve reached a new level of desperation. I think we might have arrived at despo-con3. Achieved when DairyNZ decided to employ school kids as […]

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Tax threshold changes reduce lifetime tax by $80k / 10 months

By   /  June 11, 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 Tax threshold changes reduce lifetime tax by $80k / 10 months

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EMBARGED: Tax threshold changes reduce lifetime tax by $80k / 10 months Tax threshold changes reduce lifetime tax by $80k /10 months EMBARGOED UNTIL 5AM, MONDAY 12 JUNE 2017 The tax threshold changes in last month’s budget will see the largest relative tax […]

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National Party candidate’s position on supermarket bag tax needs clarifying

By   /  June 9, 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 National Party candidate’s position on supermarket bag tax needs clarifying

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: National Party candidate’s position on supermarket bag tax needs clarifying 9 JUNE 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hastings Mayor and National Party candidate, Lawrence Yule, needs to clarify whether he supports the Green Party’s policy to implement a supermarket bag tax, after he was quoted […]

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Making sense of the Government’s housing numbers

By   /  June 7, 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 Making sense of the Government’s housing numbers

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Making sense of the Government’s housing numbers In a press release of June 1 2017, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams claimed her Government was “planning to increase the number of social houses from 66,000 today to 72,000 over the next […]

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Labour must endorse road toll undertakings of revenue neutrality

By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Economics, 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 must endorse road toll undertakings of revenue neutrality

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Labour must endorse road toll undertakings of revenue neutrality LABOUR & GREENS MUST ENDORSE ROAD TOLL UNDERTAKINGS OF REVENUE NEUTRALITY 7 JUNE 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union welcomes the Government’s undertaking that any form of roadway variable pricing will be used to […]

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Social Investment priorities for a New Zealand where all children can flourish

By   /  June 7, 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 Social Investment priorities for a New Zealand where all children can flourish

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Social Investment priorities for a New Zealand where all children can flourish 07 June 2017 CPAG (Child Poverty Action Group) says that with a government election impending, it is crucial to bring in policies that have the wellbeing of all New […]

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“Sanitary hygiene products too expensive,” says CPAG

By   /  June 6, 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 “Sanitary hygiene products too expensive,” says CPAG

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: “Sanitary hygiene products too expensive,” says CPAG 06 June 2017 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) supports the call by Dr Sarah Donovan, from  the University of Otago’s Department of Public Health, to improve access to sanitary hygiene items by removing […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Corporate welfare goes global with Samoan chocolate handout

By   /  June 2, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Economics, 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: Corporate welfare goes global with Samoan chocolate handout

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Taxpayers Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: MEDIA RELEASE: Corporate welfare goes global with Samoan chocolate handout CORPORATE WELFARE GOES GLOBAL WITH SAMOAN CHOCOLATE HANDOUT 2 JUNE 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Government is now attempting to pick winners abroad with the Prime Minister announcing today that the cocoa industry in Samoa […]

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Oxfam condemns US decision to withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement

By   /  June 2, 2017  /  24/7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Economics, Economy, English, Environment, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, Mining Sector, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Oxfam New Zealand, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on Oxfam condemns US decision to withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Oxfam condemns US decision to withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement In response to President Trump’s announcement to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate agreement,  Raymond C. Offenheiser, President of Oxfam America made the following statement: “President Trump claims pulling out of Paris puts […]

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Would you buy your child’s future from this man?

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Economics, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Legal, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on Would you buy your child’s future from this man?

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Would you buy your child’s future from this man? In his Pre-Budget speech on 3 May 2017, the Prime Minister Bill English opens with: “We are known for our lifestyle, safe and friendly communities and a clean and green environment.” […]

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After decades of lawlessness, could the seafood industry finally be ready for change?

By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7, Activist Organisations, Agriculture, Asia Pacific Region, Commerce, Conservation, Economics, English, Environment, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, Greenpeace New Zealand, Legal, Legal Issues, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Unions  /  Comments Off on After decades of lawlessness, could the seafood industry finally be ready for change?

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: After decades of lawlessness, could the seafood industry finally be ready for change? Are we on the cusp of changing the destructive seafood industry forever? For years, the seafood industry has profited from forced labour, illegal fishing, ocean destruction and the needless slaughter […]

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Nga Tangata Microfinance media release: Consumer organisations help Commission catch crooks

By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Commerce, Economics, English, Environment, 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 Nga Tangata Microfinance media release: Consumer organisations help Commission catch crooks

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Nga Tangata Microfinance media release: Consumer organisations help Commission catch crooks 31 May 2017 Nga Tangata Microfinance (NTM) welcomes the collaboration between the Commerce Commission and consumer organisations, including budgeting services, which is triggering investigations and prosecutions of third tier lenders. One […]

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