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Archive for January, 2011

Pistorius brings South Africa home in epic relay

Press Release – 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships

South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius needed every metre of the Queen Elizabeth II athletic track to run down American Jerome Singleton and deliver his country the cherished F42-46 4x100m title at the IPC Athletics Championships in Christchurch. The two stars … Read more »

World Wetlands Day 2011

Press Release – SPREP

World Wetlands Day this year celebrates terrestrial and wetland forests and their role in our lives. The theme, Forests for Water and Wetlands highlights the intricate links between forests and wetlands such as mangroves and freshwater swamps. Forested … Read more »

Arrest in Huntly homicide

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Waikato Police, investigating last week’s murder of a South Auckland woman found burned to death on the side of a road west of Huntly, arrested a man in Hamilton overnight. Read more »

PNG Troops Burn Down Border West Papua Refugee Camps

Article – Nick Chesterfield

Scenes of terror and destruction have erupted around the Papua New Guinea’s frontier town of Vanimo, as an unprecedented and contentious PNG military operation against unarmed West Papuan refugees has arrested scores and burned over 30 houses to the … Read more »

AWPA calls on PNG government not to return any West Papuans

Press Release – AWPA

AWPA has written to the PNG Prime Minister asking that the West Papuan people who have been apprehended during Operation Sunset Merona along the PNG/West Papuan border not be handed over to the Indonesian authorities. Joe Collins said we are urging … Read more »

Stop fumigating Picton with toxic gas – Katene

Press Release – The Maori Party

The Maori Party MP for Te Tai Tonga, Rahui Katene, says she’s very concerned at the threat to public health and the environment from the growing use of methyl bromide in Picton. Read more »

Key Notes: Building a faster growing economy

Press Release – John Key

I hope you all had a fun summer break and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. After a relaxing Christmas in Hawaii with my family, I’m back on deck. Yesterday my son Max and I met New York Yankees player Curtis Granderson. He was visiting New … Read more »

PNG troops burn down border West Papua refugee camps

Press Release – Nick Chesterfield

Scenes of terror and destruction have erupted around the Papua New Guinea’s frontier town of Vanimo, as an unprecedented and contentious PNG military operation against unarmed West Papuan refugees has arrested scores and burned over 30 houses to the … Read more »

Kennedy Park Top 10 Resort

Press Release – Tourism Industry Association New Zealand

“The sky is the limit for us,” says David Aflallo, Manager of Kennedy Park Top 10 Resort, the award-winning business that is breaking new ground for holiday parks and turning a profit for its owner, Napier City Council. While Mr Aflallo stresses … Read more »

Solomon Islands Preliminary 2010 Year End Financial Results

Press Release – Solomon Islands Government

The Ministry of Finance today released the preliminary Solomon Island Government (SIG) financial results for the 2010 year end. The 2010 year end financial information is unaudited and the reported figures are the best currently available and may change … Read more »

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