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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Joint NZDF-MPI Patrols Inspect More Than 70 Vessels

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Defence, DJF, English, fish, Fisheries, Intelligence, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government - Public Service, News, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Security, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Joint NZDF-MPI Patrols Inspect More Than 70 Vessels

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 16 January 2019 About 50 commercial fishing vessels were among 74 vessels inspected during joint patrols conducted recently by the New Zealand Defence Force and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). The three-week operation involved Compliance staff from MPI, offshore patrol vessel HMNZS Wellington and a Royal New Zealand Air […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Kiwis’ sun smart knowledge slip, slop, slipping away

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Cancer Society, CTF, DJF, English, Fisheries, Health, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Open Source Intel, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Kiwis’ sun smart knowledge slip, slop, slipping away

Source: Cancer SocietyOct 26 2018 Despite having the highest rate of melanoma skin cancer in the world, Kiwis are not heeding the slip, slop, slap message when it comes to sun protection. New research out of the University of Otago has revealed an alarming proportion of people are neither wearing hats nor seeking shade to protect […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: New Royal Cam chick makes first appearance

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, CTF, Department of Conservation, DJF, Dunedin, English, Environment, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Oceania, Open Source Intel, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: New Royal Cam chick makes first appearance

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction The newest star of DOC’s internationally renowned Royal Cam live stream has hatched to blustery conditions at Pukekura/Taiaroa Head on Otago Peninsula. Date:  24 January 2019 LGL and newly hatched offspring in front of the Royal Cam Image: Jim Watts | DOC Northern royal albatross/toroa chicks will spend the next eight […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Inflation stuck in neutral, up 0.1 percent in December quarter – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Consumers price index: December 2018 quarter

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Crude, CTF, DJF, English, Exploration, Gas, Inflation, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Oil, Open Source Intel, Technology, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Inflation stuck in neutral, up 0.1 percent in December quarter – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Consumers price index: December 2018 quarter

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Inflation stuck in neutral, up 0.1 percent in December quarter – Media release 23 January 2019 The consumers price index (CPI) was up 0.1 percent in the December 2018 quarter despite lower petrol prices, and cheaper vegetables and cigarettes, Stats NZ said today. The annual inflation rate was 1.9 percent for the December […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Royal Visit gets Kiwi stamp of approval

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Business, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Post, Open Source Intel, Republic of Korea, United Kingdom, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Royal Visit gets Kiwi stamp of approval

Source: New Zealand Post NZ Post is celebrating the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s first royal visit to New Zealand with a special tribute stamp issue, likely to be popular with collectors and royal fans both in New Zealand and around the World. The stamps feature official photos of the royal couple’s time in New […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Vespex wasp bait found safe for bee colonies

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Conservation, CTF, Culture, dec18, Department of Conservation, DJF, English, Environment, Forestry, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Vespex wasp bait found safe for bee colonies

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction A study has found use of the protein-based Vespex wasp bait for control of German and common wasps does not harm bee colonies. Date:  19 December 2018 Vespex wasp bait is an important wasp control tool for beekeepers to protect their bees from introduced wasps stealing honey and attacking bees. It […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Chief Human Rights Commissioner urges Government to treat poverty as a human rights issue

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Education, Employment, English, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Chief Human Rights Commissioner urges Government to treat poverty as a human rights issue

Source: Human Rights Commission The new Chief Human Rights Commissioner Paul Hunt has called on the Government to ensure human rights are made relevant in the everyday lives of all New Zealanders. Mr Hunt made the comments at his Pōwhiri this morning in Wellington, which officially welcomed him as the new Chief Human Rights Commissioner. […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: How a default union membership could help reduce income inequality

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, CTF, DJF, Economics, Economy, English, European Union, Health, Human Rights, International Monetary Fund, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Tertiary Sector, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Universities, university, University of Waikato, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: How a default union membership could help reduce income inequality

Source: University of WaikatoAs income inequality is growing in many countries, associated social problems are also getting worse. Mark Harcourt, University of Waikato; Gregor Gall, University of Glasgow; Margaret Wilson , University of Waikato, and Nisha Novell, Victoria University of Wellington A more equal society with less income disparity is good for well-being. In their […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Old lifejackets can fail – replace them

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, KB, Maritime New Zealand, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Trade, Weather, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Old lifejackets can fail – replace them

Source: Maritime New Zealand Maritime NZ and Coastguard New Zealand are reminding boaties to replace and destroy their old lifejackets as they can fail when you need them most. Maritime NZ Deputy Director, Sharyn Forsyth, said old lifejackets are dangerous and should be replaced as soon as possible with modern foam-filled or inflatable lifejackets and […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Still time to lodge EQC claims for October 2018 earthquake eventWednesday, January 23, 2019Homeowners who have incurred damage can lodge a claim with EQC through to 30 January

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Christchurch, CTF, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, English, Environment, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Technology, Trade, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Still time to lodge EQC claims for October 2018 earthquake eventWednesday, January 23, 2019Homeowners who have incurred damage can lodge a claim with EQC through to 30 January

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC The Earthquake Commission is reminding customers whose homes and property suffered damage in the earthquake that struck the North Island near Taumarunui on 30 October last year that they still have time to lodge a claim. Head of Response and Recovery, Robyn Nation, says that homeowners who have incurred damage […]

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