Pacific Scoop

Ranger’s rival returns to Auckland Anniversary Regatta

Press Release – Auckland Anniversary Regatta

Two of Aucklands most famous classic yachts will once again square off against each other at the Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta, on Monday, 28 January. Read more »

Day 4 Karapiro National Sprint Championships 2019

Press Release – Waka Ama NZ

Press release day 4 Karapiro National Sprint Championships 2019 Today we had 109 races, 23 finals, adaptive paddlers, and the much anticipated million vs King vs Roozendaal head to head –last listing in highlights below– With feature exhibition … Read more »

Affordable, Faster Connectivity for Tuvalu

Press Release – World Bank

WASHINGTON, January 16, 2019 An innovative public-private partnership (PPP) model, the first of its kind in Tuvalu, will develop the nations internet access network, with support from a US$29 million grant approved today by the World Banks … Read more »

Day 3 Karapiro National Sprint Championships 2019

Press Release – Waka Ama NZ

(WEDS 16) Today we had 13 Championship Finals and our Corporate race – here we level the ground, sponsors become paddlers just like everyone else. Waka Ama is a perfect equalizer as regardless of age or station, it all comes down to technique, teamwork, … Read more »

Ducks by the hundred ‘blinged up’ for scientific research

Press Release – Fish and Game New Zealand

Hundreds of Bay of Plenty ducks are helping scientific research into their populations and habits by getting “blinged up” with bright, shiny bands on their legs. Read more »

Two New Zealand Films Head to SXSW

Press Release – New Zealand Film Commission

Two New Zealand films have been announced to screen at the prestigious SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas in March. Read more »

New Zealand Women Directors In The Spotlight at Berlinale

Press Release – New Zealand Film Commission

A record number of New Zealand women directors are among the filmmakers to have films selected for the 2019 Berlin Film Festival. Read more »

2018 citizenship statistics

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

A total of 49,428 New Zealand citizenships, by grant or descent, were registered in 2018. Read more »

2degrees appoints CFO Mark Aue as chief executive

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) – 2degrees has appointed chief financial officer Mark Aue as chief executive, replacing Stewart Sherriff who signalled in August that he wanted to step down after five years in the top job. Read more »

Pacific islands must call on Australia to end detention

Press Release – Amnesty International

At the start of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrisons visit to Vanuatu and Fiji on 16-18 January 2019, Amnesty International calls on their governments to raise the regional humanitarian crisis triggered by Australias indefinite detention … Read more »