Funding boost for family violence services

Supplied Content Wellington, May 9, 2018 Social services dealing most directly with the harm caused by family violence will get much-needed support as the Government boosts funding to frontline agencies for the first time in ten years. Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni said that nearly half of those receiving the increase are women’s refuges who provide vital support keeping women…

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Change of Guard ends migrant bashing at the Express

Paul Broster Greater Manchester, UK, May 9, 2019 Downright offensive and Islamophobic: these words were used to describe the Daily Express – not from the usual left-leaning critic but directly from the mouth of the newspaper’s latest editor. Gary Jones pulled no punches when quizzed by MPs over the editorial stance of the right wing mid-market tabloid. “Cumulatively, some of…

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Right now, your computer could be under attack

Cryptojacking spreads across the Web Pranshu Bajpai & Richard Enbody Michigan, USA, May 9, 2018 Right now, your computer might be using its memory and processor power – and your electricity – to generate money for someone else, without you ever knowing. It is called Cryptojacking,’ an offshoot of the rising popularity of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. Instead of minting coins…

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History wipes out ill-fated generations

Tribute to Girmityas 139th Anniversary Venkat Raman (Indian Newslink) Auckland, May 9, 2018 Journalists who cover wars, natural and man-made disasters and events that attract public attention would be stupefied to discover the atrocities suffered by generations obscured by history – generations that subsisted in Fiji, in order that their children and succeeding sons and daughters will live amidst peace…

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Documents for KiwiBuild ‘Buying Off the Plans’ released

Supplied Content Wellington, May 8, 2018 Tender documents for the KiwiBuild ‘Buying off the Plans’ initiative – whereby the Government will underwrite or purchase new homes the private sector and others are developing were released today. Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford issued the following Statemen. This initiative will help us develop more affordable homes for New Zealanders, sooner.…

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