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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Targets overlook the 174,000 children living in worst poverty

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, CTF, DJF, Economics, Economy, English, KB, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Targets overlook the 174,000 children living in worst poverty

Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) 22 May 2019 Child Poverty Action Group is pleased to see the Government set ambitious 10-year targets for child poverty reduction, but we are disappointed not to see a target set for improving thousands of young lives where the worst of poverty is found. Moreover, the three-year targets amount […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Kiwibuild turning into a corporate welfare racket

By   /  May 20, 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, Taxpayers Union  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Kiwibuild turning into a corporate welfare racket

Source: Taxpayers Union 20 MAY 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Kiwibuild is turning into a corporate welfare racket, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union in response to news that none of the seven Kiwibuild homes marketed in Christchurch have sold, and therefore the Government is likely to pay out the private developers for the guaranteed sale price. Taxpayers’ […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Road Safety programme celebrates 10 years

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Children and Wellbeing, CTF, DJF, English, Health, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Open Source Intel, Technology, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Road Safety programme celebrates 10 years

Source: New Zealand Plunket Society More than 8,000 children are safer on our roads thanks to the Southland Seen and Safe road safety programme, which celebrated 10 years last week. Developed by Plunket Injury Prevention Manager Kathryn Impelmans and supported by organisations such as Road Safety Southland, Wensley’s Cycles and The Warehouse, the Southland Seen […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Income support needs $3.4 billion overhaul

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, CTF, DJF, English, KB, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Income support needs $3.4 billion overhaul

Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) 17 May 2019 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) is recommending that a major $1.5 billion housing-related income supplement be scrapped while also calling for an income boost of around 40 percent for families receiving benefits, in a new report being released on Sunday May 19. In The Accommodation Supplement: […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Nelson Mayor a ‘climate emergency’ hypocrite 🤯

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, KB, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Taxpayers Union, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Nelson Mayor a ‘climate emergency’ hypocrite 🤯

Source: Taxpayers Union Nelson Mayor a ‘climate emergency’ hypocrite 16 MAY 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese’s hypocrisy in her declaration of a ‘climate emergency’ is staggering, says the Taxpayers’ Union, after the Mayor today refused to take up the Union’s invitation to sign a pledge not to use ratepayer-funded international flights on climate change […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Act urgently – change fundamentally

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, CTF, DJF, English, Justice, KB, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Act urgently – change fundamentally

Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) There’s a line in the Executive Summary of the Welfare Expert Advisory Group (WEAG) report that sums things up perfectly: “Urgent and fundamental change is needed”.  Maybe they should have stamped it on every page, because judging by the Government’s response so far, I don’t think the message quite […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: REVEALED: Nelson Mayor fighting climate change one Copenhagen trip at a time

By   /  May 14, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, European Union, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Taxpayers Union, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: REVEALED: Nelson Mayor fighting climate change one Copenhagen trip at a time

Source: Taxpayers Union The Mayor of Nelson’s genuine concern for climate change is being questioned, with the Taxpayers’ Union revealing the Mayor flew to Copenhagen for a luxury trip primarily to view a yet-to-be-open climate change museum. An official information response shows that Mayor Rachel Reese spent four nights at a luxury hotel in Copenhagen […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Clarification regarding comments on NZIER study

By   /  May 14, 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, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Clarification regarding comments on NZIER study

Source: Taxpayers Union 14 MAY 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Yesterday the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union made a statement headlined ‘NZIER confirms Māori being ripped off by Government’. This was in response to a new NZIER study quantifying the expenditure of Māori on taxes applied to tobacco, alcohol, and gambling. NZIER’s figures closely matched those in an earlier […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Petition Calls For Inquiry Into Cannabis & Violence

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Children and Wellbeing, CTF, DJF, English, Exploration, Featured, KB, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, Media releases, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Petition Calls For Inquiry Into Cannabis & Violence

Source: Family First Media Release 13 May 2019  A petition has been launched which is calling for an urgent Inquiry into the possible link between cannabis and violence. As calls for the legalisation of cannabis grow ever louder, and with the upcoming referendum on legalisation in 2020, the petition asks the government to first investigate […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: CPAG welcomes Govt move to abolish NCEA fees

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, CTF, DJF, English, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: CPAG welcomes Govt move to abolish NCEA fees

Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) 13 May 2019 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) is thrilled by this morning’s announcement from the Minister of Education Chris Hipkins that NCEA fees are to be abolished. “This is a simple change that will ease the financial burden on low-income households, and one that CPAG has been campaigning […]

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