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Police message ahead of Tonga game – have fun, but stay safe

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are encouraging league fans to plan ahead as Saturday nights game between Tonga and New Zealand gets closer. Read more »

High pressure loses its grip

Press Release – MetService

High pressure that has been responsible for the recent spell of settled, frosty weather is losing its grip on New Zealand today. MetService is forecasting rain to affect parts of the country over the next few days. However, there will be some decent spells … Read more »

Vitality Netball World Cup Coverage Coming to Sky Sport

Press Release – Netball New Zealand

With less than one month until the Vitality Netball World Cup 2019 begins, SKY Sport and Prime have announced full coverage details. Read more »

Minister to attend Pacific Community’s Conference

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio will travel to New Caledonia tomorrow to represent New Zealand at the Pacific Communitys (SPC) biennial Conference on 21 June in Noumea, along with Ministers and representatives from other SPC member … Read more »

Pacific human rights delegation to UK, Geneva

Press Release – Pacific Community – SPC

17 June, Suva – Staff from Pacific National Human Rights Institutions (NHRI) are embarking on an opportunity to build their capacity thanks to a Study Tour and Exchange to the UK and the Human Rights Council in Geneva from 17 26 June 2019. Read more »

Tower funds Fijian “ecovillage” to build climate resilience

Press Release – Tower Insurance

Tower Insurance has agreed to fund the creation of a pilot ecovillage in Fiji that it hopes will help villagers prepare for climate change and lead more sustainable lives, there and across the Pacific. The insurer is partnering with GENOA (Global … Read more »

New Zealand ratifies Niue Treaty Subsidiary Agreement

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs Fletcher Tabuteau today announced New Zealands ratification of the Multilateral Niue Treaty Subsidiary Agreement (NTSA) at the opening of the sixteenth annual ministerial meeting of the Pacific … Read more »

Celebrity Treasure Island returns

Press Release – TVNZ

Matty McLean, Lily McManus and Zac Guildford have been announced as the first three contestants heading to Fiji for TVNZ 2s rebooted Celebrity Treasure Island . Read more »

Carboncor receives South Australia’s Endorsement for Use

Press Release – Asia Corporate News Network – ACN Newswire

Adelaide, SA, June 17, 2019 – (ACN Newswire) – South Australia’s Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) has approved Carboncor, an environmentally friendly cold asphalt premix, for use on roads in the State. Read more »

Opening of the Pacific Satellite Connectivity Project

Press Release – Kacific

The Hon. Minister of Communications & Information Technology, Afioga Afamasaga Lepuiai Rico Tupai, and the Office of the Regulator (OOTR), the Itu o Tane College Staff & Students and the Matautu District officially opened the Pacific Satellite … Read more »