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MIL-OSI New Zealand: KiwiBuild puts the housing market at risk

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, English, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: KiwiBuild puts the housing market at risk

Source: National Party The Government is putting New Zealand’s housing market at risk through its KiwiBuild programme, National’s Housing spokesperson Judith Collins says. The REINZ report released today shows a decline in the national median house price since last month, and the Reserve Bank Governor has indicated prices could fall. “The housing market fluctuates all […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Windblown timber bill vital for the West Coast

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate Change, Cyclone, English, Environment, Labour, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Windblown timber bill vital for the West Coast

Source: National Party The Government needs to support a proposed Local Bill which would enable the harvesting of windblown trees on Conservation Land in the West Coast following adverse events, National’s Maureen Pugh says. “I have been working with the West Coast Regional Council since the Government blocked my motion to have my Members Bill […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Health Minister dismisses cybersecurity concerns

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Health, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Health Minister dismisses cybersecurity concerns

Source: National Party In light of recent information that Lakes DHB is subject to 1.7 million cyberattacks per day Health Minister David Clark must ensure the sector and the public that something is being done to keep their data safe, National’s spokesperson for Data and Cybersecurity Dr Shane Reti says. “Recently, a spokesperson from the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: More reviews won’t fix freedom camping logjam

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Crude, English, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Oil, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics, Tourism, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: More reviews won’t fix freedom camping logjam

Source: National Party One of the Government’s infamous 140 working groups has, incredibly come back with a recommendation to have five more reviews, National’s Tourism spokesperson Todd McClay says. “Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis’s Responsible Camping Working Group has reported back not with a plan but with a recommendation the Government reviews the Freedom Camping Act, […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Govt must reach agreement and avoid more strikes

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Education, English, Fiscal Updates, Labour, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Govt must reach agreement and avoid more strikes

Source: National Party The Government’s failure to reach an agreement with primary teachers has caused massive disruption to children’s learning today and to parents who have struggled to sort childcare arrangements, National’s Education spokesperson Nikki Kaye says. “During the election campaign, Labour built up high expectations around pay rises and working conditions for teachers. Now […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Alfred Ngaro – Minister not aware of her own Ministry’s failings

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Alfred Ngaro – Minister not aware of her own Ministry’s failings

Source: National Party Minister for Children Tracey Martin is clearly out of her depth after admitting she’s not aware of high profile cases of children who are being abused, National’s Children spokesperson Alfred Ngaro says. “Today in Question Time, I asked the Minister about two cases which featured in the news last week. One of […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Minister’s hands-off approach to strike reckless

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Education, English, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Minister’s hands-off approach to strike reckless

Source: National Party The Minister has taken a hands-off approach regarding tomorrow’s strikes. Despite having more than one month’s notice it is clear that neither the Ministry nor the Minister have got the full picture, on the eve of the strike, of exactly how many of the 1945 primary schools will be open or closed, […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Haumaha should stand aside

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Police, Political Parties, Politics, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Haumaha should stand aside

Source: National Party New allegations about Wally Haumaha means the Deputy Commissioner now has no choice but to stand down while he’s being investigated, National’s Police spokesperson Chris Bishop says. “There are now allegations of Mr Haumaha contacting an important witness to an alleged bullying incident after the Herald started asking questions, which shows that […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Political priorities trump election promises

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Health, Labour, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics, Republic of Korea  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Political priorities trump election promises

Source: National Party Shane Jones continues to spend hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars with no plan or oversight, while the Government repeatedly breaks promises claiming it doesn’t have enough money, National’s Regional Economic Development spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. “When the Government is closing down maternity centres like Lumsden’s, cancelling new funding for cochlear implants […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Time for the Greens to stop anti-democratic bill

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Human Rights, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Time for the Greens to stop anti-democratic bill

Source: National Party The Government’s decision to defer the consideration of the Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Bill this week gives the Green Party another opportunity to rediscover its principles and reject this draconian Bill, National’s Electoral Law Reform spokesperson Dr Nick Smith says. “National’s strong opposition to this Bill has forced the Government to back down […]

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