Pacific Scoop

Study reveals justice needs and satisfaction in Fiji

Press Release – UNDP

(Suva, Fiji) – Every year approximately 100,000 Fijians encounter a legal problem and need access to mechanisms that lead to fair resolutions. This was revealed by the Justice Needs and Satisfaction in Fiji Report launched today by the Fiji Access … Read more »

Urgent need to tackle overweight and obesity

Press Release – FAO

18/10/2019, Bangkok, Thailand Poor dietary choices and sedentary lifestyles are leading the countries of Asia and the Pacific into a future of lower productivity and ballooning public health care costs, the UNs Food and Agriculture Organization … Read more »

Marathon runners Chase Fast Times And Increased Prizemoney

Press Release – ASB Auckland Marathon

Australian marathon runner Isaias Beyn is looking for redemption at this weekends ASB Auckland Marathon, returning with a better understanding of the course and its challenges, and looking to improve on his third place finish last year when starting … Read more »

Cook Islands Inclusions to First World War Rolls of Honour

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

Chief of Defence Force Air Marshal Kevin Short announced today the inclusion of six Cook Island First World War soldiers in the New Zealand and Commonwealth War Graves Commissions official rolls of honour. Read more »

Venezuela, Poland amongst new Human Rights Council members

Press Release – UN News

14 new members were elected to the Human Rights Council on Thursday, following a secret ballot held in the General Assembly Hall in New York. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Oct 17

Press Release – Hansard

1. Hon PAULA BENNETT (Deputy LeaderNational) to the Prime Minister : Does she stand by all her Government’s policies and statements? Read more »

Rātā : International waka experts in Whangārei

Press Release – Te Au Marie

We are honoured to stand alongside the Patron of Rt, Stanley Conrad, to host Hawaii, Tahiti and Aotearoa waka navigators and carvers who will share their traditional and contemporary art form and expertise in our region, says Ngaire Wilson, General … Read more »

Fiji Kava Signs Agreement with Green Cross Health

Press Release – Fiji Kava

Fiji Kava Signs Agreement with New Zealands Leading Pharmacy Group, Green Cross Health Fiji Kava has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with leading New Zealand pharmacy group, Green Cross Health. This significantly strengthens Fiji Kavas … Read more »

Celebrating the 8th Anniversary of West Papua Independence

Press Release – Federal Republic of West Papua

The State of the Federal Republic of West Papua was formed in accordance with the Montevideo Convention on the Rights and Duties of States, December 26,1933, UN Charter, January 1, 1942,Rules and Procedure of the UN General Assembly and first paragraph … Read more »

Commercial fisher recognised for seabird smart invention

Press Release – Southern Seabird Solutions

The winner of this years Seabird Smart Awards began his quest to invent a fishing technique that keeps seabirds safe from fishing hooks over twenty years ago. Dave Kellian, a fisher based out of Leigh, spent many hours in his shed building a prototype … Read more »