2014 ANZAK Public Messages:
December 2014: Air Asia Flight QZ8501 Airbus A320-200, carrying 162 people from
Surabaya in Indonesia to Singapore, disappeared during severe weather.
ABC News: www.abc.net.au...airasia-flight-from-indonesia-to-singapore...
Disaster webpage: qz8501.airasia.com
15 December 2014: Sydney: Martin Place Siege Tributes www.abc.net.au...sydney-siege...
27 November 2014: Cricket: Phillip Hughes Tributes www.abc.net.au...cricket-fans-around-the-world-put-out-their-bats-for-phil-hughes...
November 2014: ANZAK Applauds the leadership of the USA and China on Landmark
decisions to cut levels of pollution.
President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. will set a new target to reduce its emissions of heat-trapping (Greenhouse) gases by 26 percent to 28 percent by 2025, compared with 2005 levels.
Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to set a target
for China's emission to peak by 2030, or earlier if possible. He also pledged
to increase the share of energy that China will derive from sources other than
APEC info: www.apec.org...Climate-Change...
New York Times: www.nytimes.com...china-us-xi-obama-apec...
China Central TV News: www.cctv-america.com...us-china-strike-climate-agreement-to-curb-emissions
TV New Zealand: tvnz.co.nz...us-china-unveil-historic-climate-change-goals...
ABC Australia: www.abc.net.au...calls-for-australia-to-reduce-emissions-after-us-china-deal...
3 November 2014: IPCC report warns greenhouse gas levels at highest point in 800,000 years, identifies fossil fuels as cause of recent increases www.abc.net.au...greenhouse-levels-highest-point...
"Leaders must act," urges Ban, as new UN report warns climate change may soon be "irreversible" www.un.org...climatechange www.un.org/...NewsID=49232
21 October 2014: ANZAK flags are at half mast on the passing of former Australian Prime Minister: Gough Whitlam, at the age of 98 www.abc.net.au...gough-whitlam... www.dfat.gov.au/facts/nat_anthem Advance Australia Fair
18 October 2014: UK Residents - this winter: Power the Country, Protect the Planet: govdelivery.com...UKDECC...
1 September 2014: UN Third Conference on Small Island Developing States which will be held in Apia, Samoa, from 1-4 September
Addressing global issues such as CLIMATE CHANGE, environmental degradation, access to sustainable energy
United Nations Media Advisory: www.sids2014.org/...Media Advisory....pdf
For more information visit: www.sids2014.org
Hashtag: #islands2014 twitter.com/search?q=%23islands2014
4 August 2014 11:11am 100 Year Centenary World War One ww100.govt.nz
www.abc.net.au/... www.3news.co.nz/... tvnz.co.nz/...
3 August 2014 XX Commonwealth Games - Glasgow - Closing Ceremony www.glasgow2014.com results: results.glasgow2014.com...
1 August 2014 New Zealand General Elections 2014 - VOTE: www.elections.org.nz/...overseas
25 July 2014 - Palau to Host More than 300 Delegates for the 45th Pacific Islands Forum from Tuesday, 29 July 2014 to Friday, 1 August 2014
"I congratulate the Government of Palau for choosing an appropriate theme for the meetings: The Ocean: Life & Future. It is a theme that is most timely with considerable strategic significance in the lead up to the Third United Nations Conference on Small Island Developing States to be held in Samoa, in September. " said Mr. Tuiloma Neroni Slade.
www.forumsec.org www.worldbank.org/... sustainabledevelopment.un.org www.sids2014.org
24 July 2014 Addis Ababa: African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcomes the signing, today, in Algiers, by all the Parties involved in the negotiation process, of a Consensual Roadmap and a Declaration of Cessation of Hostilities in Mali. She stresses that this successful outcome of the initial phase of the negotiations, which took place from 16 to 24 July 2014 - www.peaceau.org
24 July 2014 Mali - Air Algerie Flight AH5017 missing and which has now been found crashed with the loss of 118 - Crash likely due to bad weather, more information is being sought www.cbc.ca/... www.airalgerie.dz
24 July 2014 - XX (20th) Commonwealth Games opened by H.M. Queen Elizabeth ii in Glasgow, Scotland. www.glasgow2014.com
18 July 2014 - Cyprus, end of Turkish occupation
aimed for, says Greece www.cna.org.cy/webnews...
17 July 2014 19:00 Z - Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 has crashed in East Ukraine over an hour ago, 298 Persons were listed as onboard. All Airlines should avoid flights over the area due to missile activity. www.malaysiaairlines.com/...mh17...
International Civil Aviation Organisation www.icao.int/Newsroom...
FAA notice to airmen (NOTAM) excerpt: The restricted area includes the entire Simferopol and Dnepropetrovsk flight information regions (FIRs). This action expands a prohibition of U.S. flight operations issued by the FAA in April, over the Crimean region of Ukraine and adjacent areas of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. FAA News: www.faa.gov/news... www.faa.gov/search...
updated 19 July 2014.
13 July 2014 Congratulations to all the Germany football supporters and the Team, on their fourth win of the FIFA Football World Cup - 2014 in Brazil. www.fifa.com www.fifa.com/...Germany...
NAIDOC 6th - 13th July 2014 - www.wwf.org.au...partnership_with_indigenous_communities...
12 July 2014: Escalated Safety Advisory: www.safetravel.govt.nz/israel-and-occupied-palestinian-territories Extreme Risk: South East Mediterranean Sea, Palestinian Territory of Gaza and Southern Israel, Northern Sinai, High Risk: Palestinian Territory of West Bank
11 July 2014: Gaza Evacuation www.safetravel.govt.nz/news/gaza-evacuation
June 2014 Africa Ebola Epidemic Alert www.ifrc.org Also see: Cholera and Malaria: Use
mosquito nets and Wash hands with soap and clean water: www.ifrc.org ...hygiene-promotion...
Escalated Safety Advisory: www.safetravel.govt.nz/iraq
12 July 2014 update: We recommend reviewing your plans and contingencies if you are working or travelling in the vicinity in keeping with the official advisories.
See: First Aid Training: www.redcross.org.nz
Please donate to Aid victims of conflict: donate.wfp.org www.ifrc.org
Journalism Is Not A Crime * Journalism Is Not A Crime * Journalism Is Not A Crime * twitter.com #FREEAJstaff
12th June - 13 July 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil www.fifa.com/worldcup
also see: www.uefa.org www.the-afc.com www.oceaniafootball.com www.conmebol.com www.concacaf.com www.cafonline.com
coming next year: www.afcasiancup.com Asian Cup Australia 2015
11th June - 15th June 2014 New Zealand National Agricultural Field Days, MySt3Ry Cr33k, Hamilton www.fieldays.co.nz
5 June 2014 - ANZAK is Hydro powered by Pure New Zealand - www.newzealand.com
11 May 2014 - Mothers Day - Australia & New Zealand www.unicef.org.au/.../Gifts-for-Mothers-Day
www.worldmigratorybirdday.org 10 - 11 May 2014 awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the protection of migratory birds and their habitats.
While manmade poaching, snaring and gunfire are leading concerns for bird survival, other man made technological harm exists: Not well understood is Radar. Strong narrow to wide angle electromagnetic beams may stun or disorient birds during flight in a way similar to them flying into a glass window. Many bird species have a built in direction finding ability thought to be based on bio-magnetic iron infused cells within the beak. Imagine if this happened to you while in control of high speed machinery. en.wikipedia.org...Magnetoception
World Economic Forum on Africa, Abuja, Nigeria 7 - 9 May 2014 www.weforum.org/events www.radionz.co.nz.../outraged-by-kidnap-of-school-girls twitter.com #BringBackOurGirls
Posted 24 April 2014: 12:44Z : UN Conference on Small Island Developing States 1 - 4 September 2014
www.sids2014.org UN Website
24 April 2014 12:40Z The Information on this page has been revised. Updated 31 May 2014.
18 March 2014 www.kuna.net.kw...Donors major donors group to support the humanitarian situation in Syria
7th to 16th March 2014 www.sochi2014.com Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympics Games - Results
7th to 23rd February 2014 www.sochi2014.com Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics - Results
6 February 2014 New Zealand Waitangi Day www.maoritelevision.com
www.un.org 24 January 2014 - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged political, economic and financial leaders at the World Economic Forum to intensify their efforts to move towards a low-carbon economy in preparation for the Climate Summit in September in New York www.weforum.org programme: www.weforum.org/.../programme Davos, Switzerland, 22 - 27 January 2014
www.unocha.org...Syria Kuwait second pledging conference for the Syria Crises - 15th January 2014
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ANZAKs have donated or volunteered with the following organisations and we welcome you to join in to assist their humanitarian work:
Support sustainable development, reduce waste, improve energy efficiency and reduce mankind's disastrous influence on Climate Change, increasing desertification, sea level rise and decreasing bio diversity
Food and Water: www.farmlandgrab.org
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