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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Legionella numbers on the rise

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Crude, English, Environment, ESR, Exploration, Gas, Health, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Oil, Open Source Intel, Science, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Legionella numbers on the rise

Source: ESR ESR scientists say gardeners should be aware of the risks posed by potting mix and compost, as the numbers of cases of legionella bacterial infection begins to rise. Legionella can cause a range of symptoms, including severe pneumonia (Legionnaires’ Disease). ESR, which manages public health surveillance for the Ministry of Health, has already noted […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: EIT Backing Biodiversity in Hawke’s Bay

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Biodiversity Hawke’s Bay, Business, Commerce, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, English, General News, Health, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Staff, Students, Tairāwhiti, Technology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: EIT Backing Biodiversity in Hawke’s Bay

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti EIT staff and faculty who are keenly supporting biodiversity measures in Hawke’s Bay are (Rear, left to right) Karen Blundell, Paul Keats, Mark Oldershaw, Mazin Bahho, Matthew Marshall. (Front, left to right) Natalie Waran, Jo Blakeley, Pippa McKelvie-Sebileau. The region’s biodiversity has been advanced by the addition of […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Consultation on SH1 Kaikōura speed limits

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Earthquake Commission - EQC, English, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Open Source Intel, Transport  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Consultation on SH1 Kaikōura speed limits

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Consultation on SH1 Kaikōura speed limits In December 2017, when SH1 re-opened after the 2016 Kaikōura earthquakes, an emergency speed limit of 80km/h in the areas north and south of Kaikōura was put in place on sections of the highway between the Clarence River (north of […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Taonga ‘don’t belong in drawers’

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, England, English, General News, Justice, law, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Tairāwhiti, Technology, Tertiary Education, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Taonga ‘don’t belong in drawers’

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 2 mins ago LONG WAY FROM HOME: Recently returned from the Oceania, and Pacific Encounters, exhibitions in London, Toihoukura Māori Visual Art and Design school associate professor Steve Gibbs talked about the need for taonga to be repatriated. Picture by Phil Yeo The story of British explorer James […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Take your health and safety systems with you

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Christchurch, Commerce, Employment Issues, English, Exports, Health, Justice, law, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Business, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Republic of Korea, Trade, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Take your health and safety systems with you

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 9 October 2018 We’re reminding businesses to take their health and safety systems with them when they move or expand their operations and to treat them as a priority during the move. The prompt follows the sentencing of Cardinal Logistics Limited after they appeared in the Christchurch District Court on Friday, […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: EQC to engage closely with new claims resolution serviceTuesday, October 9, 2018Resolving outstanding claim issues efficiently and fairly remains our number one goal.

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Christchurch, Earthquake Commission - EQC, English, Environment, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: EQC to engage closely with new claims resolution serviceTuesday, October 9, 2018Resolving outstanding claim issues efficiently and fairly remains our number one goal.

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC The Earthquake Commission will work closely with the Greater Christchurch Claims Resolution Service (GCCRS) to provide outcomes for Cantabrians with unresolved residential insurance claims. Deputy Chief Executive, Canterbury and External Affairs Renée Walker welcomed the Minister’s announcement of the new advisory service and says that EQC is committed to ensuring […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Widespread employment breaches found with broadband subcontractors

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Business, Commerce, Economy, Employment, English, Environment, Immigration, Labour, MIL OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Business, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Widespread employment breaches found with broadband subcontractors

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE A Labour Inspectorate operation targeting Chorus subcontractors has found that nearly all of the subcontractors identified are breaching employment standards. The Inspectorate completed 75 proactive visits as part of a joint operation with Immigration New Zealand and Inland Revenue in June of this year. Initial analysis identified […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Disability Rights Commissioner quarterly updates

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  24-7, APEC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Education, English, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Disability Rights Commissioner quarterly updates

Source: Human Rights Commission July-September 2018 Meetings: Minister for Disability Issues Carmel Sepuloni for our bi-monthly catch-up Minister of Education Chris Hipkins and Associate Minister of Education (responsibility for learning support) Tracey Martin about the education reforms Minister of Health David Clark about both Family Funded Care and Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Chair of […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: ESR extends flu surveillance | ESR

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Environment, ESR, Health, Intelligence, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Science  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: ESR extends flu surveillance | ESR

Source: ESR For those who have suffered from a bad case of flu over the winter, it may be galling to note this flu season has been marked by a relatively low number of cases. Furthermore, there had been expectations of a potentially severe season, given the moderate to high levels of flu-related hospitalisation and […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Privacy Commissioner finds no evidence to justify investigation into ProCare

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Australia, English, Health, Intelligence, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Privacy Commissioner, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Privacy Commissioner finds no evidence to justify investigation into ProCare

Source: Privacy Commissioner 07/09/2018 6:00am Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has found no evidence to justify an investigation into ProCare after receiving a joint letter of concern from four New Zealand and Australian healthcare IT companies. The Commissioner received a letter in July 2018 expressing concern that ProCare was breaching the Health Information Privacy Code by […]

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