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MIL-OSI New Zealand: KiwiBuild failures continue to bite

By   /  February 9, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: KiwiBuild failures continue to bite

Source: National Party News the ill-conceived ballot process has failed young New Zealanders in Wanaka leading to the sale of KiwiBuild houses on the open market is further proof that KiwiBuild is a farce, National’s Housing and Urban Development spokesperson Judith Collins says. “KiwiBuild is descending into one of the biggest failures of public policy […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Government happy to leave Kiwis sitting in traffic

By   /  February 9, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Government happy to leave Kiwis sitting in traffic

Source: National Party A direct result of this Government’s ill thought through transport decisions will see Kiwis spending more time in the car stuck in traffic than with their families, National’s Transport spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. “It will be disappointing for New Zealanders sitting in congested traffic that reducing congestion is no longer a priority […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Polytechnics to be centralised – job losses

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Polytechnics to be centralised – job losses

Source: National Party The Government’s polytechnic sector review next week will involve consolidation and centralisation of regional polytechnics and job losses, National’s spokesperson for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Shane Reti says. A number of senior industry sources have told Dr Reti the proposed changes from the review will include centralising many of the functions […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Shane Jones should talk to his colleagues

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Shane Jones should talk to his colleagues

Source: National Party Associate Transport Minister Shane Jones is right to criticise Auckland Mayor Phil Goff on his push for light rail while the City Rail Link costs continue to blowout, but he should be talking to his Government colleagues who are the real drivers of light rail, National’s Transport spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. “Mr […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Government must take a position on Venezuela

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Canada, CTF, DJF, English, France, Germany, KB, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics, Russia, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Government must take a position on Venezuela

Source: National Party New Zealand must choose a side in the escalating situation in Venezuela, National’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson Todd McClay says. “We have now seen waves of mass protests by Venezuelans who are taking to the streets in opposition to a presidential result widely seen as illegitimate. “The situation worsens by the day and […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Government complacent as NEETs rate soars

By   /  February 7, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Government complacent as NEETs rate soars

Source: National Party With unemployment rising and the number of young Kiwis not in employment, education or training (NEETs) soaring to the highest in almost a decade, the young are doing it harder under the Labour-led Government, National’s Social Development spokesperson Louise Upston says. “Figures out from Statistics NZ today should be a warning sign […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Unemployment up as jobs growth stalls

By   /  February 7, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Unemployment up as jobs growth stalls

Source: National Party While we should be cautious reading too much into quarterly employment data, today’s figures add to signs that the economic momentum the Government inherited has ended, and the economy is now slowing, National’s Finance spokesperson Amy Adams says. “The Government should take this as a reality check. The number of unemployed New […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: National to release eight policy discussion docs

By   /  February 6, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, KB, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: National to release eight policy discussion docs

Source: National Party National will lead the policy debate in 2019 by releasing eight discussion documents with new ideas to tackle the serious issues facing New Zealanders, and to help ensure New Zealand remains a great place to live, work and raise a family, Simon Bridges says. “National is a hard-working, constructive Opposition focused on […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Jones’ fund hires 2 bureaucrats for each PGF job

By   /  February 6, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Jones’ fund hires 2 bureaucrats for each PGF job

Source: National Party The Government may be in denial over the realities of Shane Jones’ slush fund, but official figures show so far it has hired two bureaucrats for every new job created, National’s Economic and Regional Development spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. “After a year in operation, Government figures show 118 civil servants have been […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Behind the hype, slush fund creates just 54 jobs

By   /  February 4, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Behind the hype, slush fund creates just 54 jobs

Source: National Party Shane Jones’ Provincial Growth Fund has created just 54 jobs in its first year, making a mockery of the Government’s claim to be helping regional New Zealand, National’s Economic and Regional Development spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. “The Fund is all about maximising NZ First’s re-election chances in 2020 but the Prime Minister […]

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