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Minister says Pacific leader will be sadly missed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Pacific Island Affairs Minister Georgina te Heuheu today paid tribute to Ronald Crocombe, Emeritus Professor of the University of the South Pacific (USP). Professor Crocombe died in Auckland last Friday. He had just been inducted as one of six fellows of …
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Keisha Castle Hughes joins Greenpeace in Pacific

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland Monday June 22 2009 – Kiwi actress Keisha Castle-Hughes leaves for the Cook Islands today, to sail with Greenpeace and document climate impacts in the Pacific. Castle-Hughes is one of a range of high profile climate ambassadors working with …
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Q+A: Australian Foreign Minister, Stephen Smith

Press Release – Television New Zealand

Points of interest: – Fiji economy “very precarious” – Fiji talking to IMF about “severe adverse economic circumstances” – Australia interested in new ready reaction ANZAC taskforce to deploy in the Pacific – “Agreement about the details” of a …
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Q+A panel: Ron Mark and Mike Moore

Press Release – Television New Zealand

The panel discussions have been transcribed below. The full length video interviews and panel discussions from this morning’s Q+A can be seen on tvnz.co.nz at, http://tvnz.co.nz/q-and-a-news Points of interest: – Moore on Fiji: “It represents a huge diplomatic failure by …
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OceansWatch new videos now availiable on Youtube

Press Release – OceansWatch

OceansWatch DVD from the 2008 expedition is now availiable on Youtube. To find out more about our project and our work, visit OceansWatch video on Youtube (part 1) and part 2 will be in related videos. Magic Roundabout left Opua, New Zealand Tuesday …
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The 1st Australia Solomon Islands Business Forum

Press Release – Unknown

The Forum is being arranged by the Australia Pacific Islands Business Council. The Council is a non-profit association of Australian businesses with interests, usually through investment or trading, in the Pacific islands markets other than Papua New …
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After Media Attacks, Vanuatu Govt Must Step In

Press Release – Pacific Freedom Forum

For immediate release: Thursday 18 June 2009: The continuing silence and lack of progress into attacks of Vanuatu reporters by known assailants is hammering at the credibility of the Vanuatu government, say regional media freedom watchdog, the Pacific …
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NZ+Aus Foreign Ministers: Fiji, Trade, Afghanistan

Article – Scoop Audio

Foreign Minister Murray McCully and visiting Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith held a joint press conference today, at the conclusion of their six-monthly bilateral discussions. They answered questions about Fiji, NZ trade with the state …
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Fijian leisure properties to be “palmed off”

Press Release – Bayleys

A tropical island in the heart of the Pacific, luxury apartments in a popular Fijian coastal hotel complex, resort developments in various stages of stages of planning or development, and residential homes with stunning sea vistas are among the wide …
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Groser to attend Pacific Trade Ministers’ meeting

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Tim Groser will attend the annual Pacific Islands Forum’s Trade Ministers meeting in Apia, Samoa from 17-18 June. “This meeting is an excellent opportunity to build on the momentum for pursuing the regional trade agreement known …
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