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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Sabbatical Brings Naval Woman Home to Gisborne

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, English, General News, Maori, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Tairāwhiti, Technology, Tertiary Education, Trade, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Sabbatical Brings Naval Woman Home to Gisborne

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 1 min ago Oriwia Soutar- enjoying the friendly atmosphere of EIT Tairāwhiti campus When former Gisborne woman Oriwia Soutar was selected by the Navy for a sabbatical scholarship she could have chosen to go anywhere in the country, but made a beeline for EIT in Gisborne. Not only […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Renewed calls for sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, College of Health, Education, English, Health, India, Massey University, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Research, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Taxation, Tertiary Education, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Renewed calls for sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes

Source: Massey University Despite their potential, taxes on sugar, tobacco and alcohol are underused by policy makers, Professor Sally Casswell says. A Massey University professor is among an international group drawn from academia and international agencies, including the World Bank, United Nations (UN) and World Health Organisation (WHO), calling for taxes on sugar, tobacco and […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: 4000 public servants at IR and MBIE poised for industrial action

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, English, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, PSA, Public Service Association, Unions, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: 4000 public servants at IR and MBIE poised for industrial action

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) More than 4000 public service workers are poised to take industrial action, with two stoppages at MBIE and Inland Revenue planned for next month. PSA members at the two agencies will be balloted on Monday 18 June for their support for two 2-hour stoppages on 9 July and 23 July. […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Housing New Zealand wins at 2018 Property Council awards

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Economy, English, Health, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, Investment, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Housing New Zealand wins at 2018 Property Council awards

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation June saw another win for Housing New Zealand’s development of its Jennings Jersey property in the established Auckland suburb of Mount Albert. L-R: Programme manager Mark Wilson, GM Asset Development Patrick Dougherty, Senior Development Manager Kerrie Young and Programme Director Martin Chandler. Last month the project won on Auckland Architecture […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Scientists identify bug likely to cause bowel cancer

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Christchurch, Education, English, Health, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Scientists identify bug likely to cause bowel cancer

Source: University of Otago Monday, 18 June 2018 11:40amProfessor Frank FrizelleNew Zealand scientists have identified a toxic bug they believe may cause bowel cancer and could lead to a life-saving vaccine or early detection test for the too-often deadly disease.The University of Otago, Christchurch, researchers found a toxic form of a bacteria called Bacteroides fragilis […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: ‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Analysis, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Defence, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Fiji, Front page, Hawaii, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, Intelligence, International Law, Justice, law, Legal, Legal Issues, Media, Media Intelligence, Media Law, Melanesia, Micronesia, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Security, Self Determination, Solomon Islands, Special Report, Technology, Tertiary Education, Tonga, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: ‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC The Pacific Media Centre’s Dr Sylvia C. Frain talks to human rights lawyer Julian Aguon, who recently won a landmark case in the Guam Supreme Court upholding the separation of powers doctrine, on issues ranging from law school and social justice to indigenous peoples and […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Young New Zealanders head to Asia on Prime Minister’s Scholarships

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, China, Commerce, Culture, Education, English, India, Korea, Latin America, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Politics, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Young New Zealanders head to Asia on Prime Minister’s Scholarships

Source: New Zealand Government Education Minister Chris Hipkins has congratulated 180 New Zealanders who have been awarded prestigious Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) as part of the second 2017/18 round.    The students from across New Zealand include 60 individuals and 12 groups of 120 students, making 180 students in total. They will travel […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Tourist has credit card skimmed

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Banking and Finance, Crime, English, Media Intelligence, Melbourne, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Police, Victoria Police  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Tourist has credit card skimmed

Source: Victoria Police Maribyrnong Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating after a visiting tourist had their credit card skimmed and subsequently used.The New Zealand woman used her card within the Melbourne CBD.Her credit card details were then used to create a physical card which was used to purchase an iPhone at a store at Highpoint […]

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MIL-OSI Reportage: ‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Education, English, Front page, Hawaii, Indigenous, Legal Issues, Media, Media Law, Micronesia, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Reportage, Self Determination, Special Report, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Reportage: ‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC The Pacific Media Centre’s Dr Sylvia C. Frain talks to human rights lawyer Julian Aguon, who recently won a landmark case in the Guam Supreme Court upholding the separation of powers doctrine, on issues ranging from law school and social justice to indigenous peoples and […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: The importance of changing attitudes about disability

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Education, Employment, English, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, NATO, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: The importance of changing attitudes about disability

Source: Human Rights Commission My name is Paula Tesoriero. I am the NZ Disability Rights Commissioner, responsible for protecting and promoting the human rights of disabled New Zealanders.  Various international reports conclude that people with disabilities face worse outcomes than others: we generally have poorer health, lower education achievements, fewer economic opportunities and higher rates […]

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