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Archive for July, 2015

Target Tokyo – Docs Show NSA Targets Japan Over Trade Deal

Press Release – Wikileaks

Today, Friday 31 July 2015, 9am CEST, WikiLeaks publishes “Target Tokyo”, 35 Top Secret NSA targets in Japan including the Japanese cabinet and Japanese companies such as Mitsubishi, together with intercepts relating to US-Japan relations, trade … Read more »

House price expectations highest since survey began in 1996

Press Release – ASB Bank

House price expectations hit a new record, with a net 65% of respondents expecting house prices to increase. More people expect interest rate declines over the next year. First signs that new rules for property investors are impacting price … Read more »

Korero Mai Ki Ahau: Saturday 01 & Sunday 02 August 2015

Press Release – Radio Waatea 603 AM

Broadcast on Waatea 603AM Saturday 12.00 – 12.30pm Sunday 12.00 – 12.30pm Both shows repeated 5.00pm 6.00pm On Sunday Read more »

On The Nation: Murray McCully, Police, US Elections

Press Release – TV3’s ‘The Nation’

Foreign Minister Murray McCully talks to Tova OBrien in New York about what opportunities the Iran deal creates for New Zealand, whether the families of the MH17 victims will ever get justice, and he has stern words for the worlds superpowers. Read more »

Seminar Series on Family Justice Touches Down in Blenheim

Press Release – Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA) and Ebborn Law are inviting providers who deal with domestic violence, and the wider social services and government sector, to a free workshop in Blenheim to review the changes to the Family Justice System. Read more »

NZ must do more on exploited migrant labour: US State Dept

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand needs to significantly boost its efforts to protect vulnerable migrant workers against exploitative employers, says the US Department of State, in its latest human trafficking report. Read more »

Te Taura Whiri I Te Reo Māori Chief Executive Appointed

Press Release – Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

Commissioner of Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Mori Dr Wayne Ngata today announced the appointment of Nghiwi Apanui to the role of Chief Executive. Read more »

Secrecy of TPPA documents heads to court

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

A legal challenge to the secrecy of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations will be launched in the High Court next week. Read more »

Designation of First Pacific Particularly Sensitive Sea Area

Press Release – Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment

Pacific island representatives gathered in Nadi, Fiji this week to discuss the protection of important marine areas from the impacts of international shipping. The sub-regional workshop on ‘The Identification and Designation of Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas … Read more »

Guild interested to learn more about TPPA details

Press Release – Pharmacy Guild

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) is keen to learn more about how the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) will impact New Zealands health sector if it is accepted by the Government. Read more »

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