Pacific Scoop

Archive for June, 2011

There Once Was An Island: Te Henua E Nnoho

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

After over 50 international festivals and more than 10 international prizes including two Jury Grand Prix, two Best Documentary, a Qantas Award for editing and the prestigious Leipziger Ring award, There Once was an Island: The Henua e Nnoho by rising NZ director … Read more »

Fiji: Christchurch appeal funds presented to Red Cross

Press Release – Mai TV

SUVA, June 30 – Mai TV, in partnership with ANZ Bank and The Fiji Times, have raised more than $5,000 for the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal. Read more »

iPredict election update 32

Press Release – iPredict


Papua A Paradise for Corrupt Officials

Press Release – West Papua Media Alerts

Jayaura: Papua is a veritable paradise for people who corrupt the people’s money while a number of top-level officials behave as if they are beyond the law,’ said Thomas Sugi, chairman of the Students Executive Board of the Faculty of Law at Cenderawasih … Read more »

Concern over arms and ammunition businesses in Fiji

Press Release – NGO Coalition on Human Rights

The NGO Coalition on Human Rights is extremely concerned over media reports that the Fiji Government is inviting foreign investors to set up an arms and ammunition business in the country. Read more »

Dogiyai villagers still in shock after Moanemani incident

Press Release – West Papua Media Alerts

Following the shooting of four civilians by members of the security forces in Dogiyai, Paniai, the people there are still in a state of shock. A local man, Eli Petege said that all the inhabitants of four kampungs have fled their homes after being traumatised … Read more »

Call For Joint Asia-Pacific Cooperation on Natural Disasters

Press Release – United Nations

Asia-Pacific countries must pull together to overcome natural calamities that have set back the region’s road to economic recovery, a United Nations official told the start of a three-day disaster risk reduction meeting in Bangkok today. Read more »

Speech; Sharples: Announcement of RWC Host Marae Event

Press Release – New Zealand Government

• Nga mihi ki te tangata whenua o Te Whanganui a Tara, ki Te Atiawa (speakers are still being confirmed) • Nga mihi ki Te Raukura (te Wharewaka) e whakamaru ai i te tima mai i Awherika ki te Tonga a te rima o nga ra o Mahuru • He mihi ki … Read more »

Opportunity for Community Groups to Assist Christchurch

Press Release – Sister Suburbs

Sister Suburbs, a new initiative targeting the revival of community groups and activities, has launched a campaign that enables New Zealanders to assist with the recovery process in Christchurch communities. Read more »

Rotorua getting ready to welcome Team Samoa

Press Release – Events and Venues Rotorua

Rotorua has been chosen to provide Team Samoa’s official Rugby World Cup 2011 welcome to New Zealand and the city’s RWC2011 team is gearing up for their September arrival. Read more »

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