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MIL-OSI New Zealand: New chair for New Zealand Symphony Orchestra board

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics, Economy, English, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Open Source Intel, Politics, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: New chair for New Zealand Symphony Orchestra board

Source: New Zealand Government Musician and internationally experienced board director Laurence Kubiak has been appointed as the new chair of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Board, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Carmel Sepuloni announced today. “A board member since 2017, Laurence Kubiak is currently the Chief Executive of the New Zealand Institute of […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: LVR restrictions promote financial stability, evaluation finds

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, Finance, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government - Business, Open Source Intel, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: LVR restrictions promote financial stability, evaluation finds

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 22 May 2019 The Reserve Bank has undertaken a detailed evaluation of Loan-to-Value Ratio restrictions (LVR) as part of a wider review of macroprudential policy. “By improving the resilience of both households and banks, LVR policy has played a useful role in promoting financial stability during a […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Consumers encouraged to know their rights

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Consumer affairs, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Consumers encouraged to know their rights

Source: Consumer Affairs – New Zealand Government The New Zealand Consumer Survey is conducted every two years by Consumer Protection, part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. The 2018 survey was responded to by nearly 2,600 adult consumers to find out what they know about their rights and their experiences of dealing with […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Targets set to help break the cycle of child poverty

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Open Source Intel, Politics, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Targets set to help break the cycle of child poverty

Source: New Zealand Government The Government has today confirmed the first set of official targets to break the cycle of child poverty, one of New Zealand’s most significant intergenerational wellbeing challenges. “This is an important step in tackling head-on the long-term challenge of child poverty in New Zealand to make our country one of the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: New digital platform for SuperGold Card

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, English, Internet Communications Technology, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Open Source Intel, Politics, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: New digital platform for SuperGold Card

Source: New Zealand Government The Wellbeing Budget includes three initiatives that will help seniors stay connected and improve their financial position. The most significant is $7.7 million to upgrade and enhance the SuperGold Card including building a new digital platform for card holders and businesses. “New Zealand’s over 65s really appreciate the SuperGold Card,” says […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Wellbeing Budget to boost support for ethnic communities

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Open Source Intel, Politics, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Wellbeing Budget to boost support for ethnic communities

Source: New Zealand Government The Government’s Wellbeing Budget is investing in New Zealand’s long-term future by supporting the Office of Ethnic Communities in promoting social cohesion, inclusiveness and diversity, says Minister for Ethnic Communities Jenny Salesa. “The Government is committed to the wellbeing of New Zealand’s ethnic communities, and we are providing ongoing support to […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill passes first stage in Parliament

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Open Source Intel, Politics, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill passes first stage in Parliament

Source: New Zealand Government The Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill has passed its first reading in Parliament with near unanimous support. “Today’s vote across political party lines to pass the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill through its first reading signals strong bipartisan support for most aspects of this proposed climate legislation,” […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill – speech at first reading

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, France, Gas, Human Rights, KB, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Open Source Intel, Politics, Technology, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill – speech at first reading

Source: New Zealand Government Hon Shaw:  I move, that the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill be now read a first time. I nominate the Environment Committee to consider the bill. At the appropriate time, I intend to move that the bill be reported to the House by 21 October 2019. Our Changing Climate Madam […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Pike River Re-entry

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Justice, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Police, Politics, Technology, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Pike River Re-entry

Source: New Zealand Government More than eight years after 29 men went to work at the Pike River Coal Mine and never came home, the promise to re-enter the mine drift has been honoured. In the presence of families, experts from Te Kāhui Whakamana Rua Tekau mā Iwa-Pike River Recovery Agency completed breaching the 30m […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: More than 1300 families off housing waiting list last quarter

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Open Source Intel, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: More than 1300 families off housing waiting list last quarter

Source: New Zealand Government In the first quarter of this year 1357 families and individuals came off the state housing waiting list and into permanent homes, as housing need continues to rise, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford said. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has today released the latest Public Housing Quarterly […]

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