Pacific Scoop

Savusavu tilapia fish farmers gear up

Press Release – Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Fish farmers in the Savusavu Tilapia Farmers Cluster took receipt today of gear and equipment used for breeding and nursing baby fish. The equipment will help support new fish stocks as they are introduced into ponds and help ensure they are able to … Read more »

Vision for the China Pacific Tourism Year 2019 now a reality

Press Release – South Pacific Tourism Organisation

The tourism industries of SPTO member countries will benefit from the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) through the promotion of the China Pacific Tourism Year 2019 (CPTY). This was announced by President Xi Jinping on Friday when he met with Pacific … Read more »

Local EU Statement on Fiji’s accession

Press Release – Delegation of the European Union to the Pacific

Local EU Statement on Fiji’s accession to International Covenants Read more »

Pacific region Speakers gather in Canberra

Press Release – Office of the Speaker

Deputy Speaker Hon Anne Tolley MP is in Canberra this week participating in the Inter-Parliamentary Study Programme for Speakers of Pacific Parliaments. The programme is hosted by the Parliament of Australia, and brings together eight speakers, deputy … Read more »

Australian and PNG leaders must act urgently to save lives

Press Release – Amnesty International

Papua New Guinea: Australian and PNG leaders must act urgently to save lives on Manus Island Read more »

Update on El Niño

Press Release – NIWA

An abnormal El Nio weather event is looking likely for New Zealand over summer, according to NIWA meteorologist Ben Noll. Read more »

Stepped up Global Climate Action Can Close the Emissions Gap

Press Release – UNFCCC

wo key UNFCCC milestone publications released today highlight that success in tackling the global climate crisis can be achieved, but only if public and private sector actions are urgently stepped up. Read more »

Millie Bobby Brown to #GoBlue as new UNICEF Ambassador

Press Release – UN News

On this World Childrens Day , when kids across the globe unite for their rights, Emmy-Nominated actress Millie Bobby Brown has been named the newest United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassador. Read more »

Government humiliated by Papua New Guinea’s abuse of aid

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Government humiliated by Papua New Guineas abuse of aid money Read more »

Waikato Hereford breeder vying to be next FMG Young Farmer

Press Release – Young Farmers

A rural banker who breeds Hereford cattle has joined the race to be the next FMG Young Farmer of the Year. Sam Tipping, 25, has clinched a spot in the Waikato/Bay of Plenty Regional Final after winning a qualifying event in Hamilton. I entered … Read more »