Pacific Scoop

Archive for November, 2013

Home detention for man who worked while claiming ACC

Press Release – ACC

Romney Lavea, aged 45, of Onehunga, Auckland, was sentenced to eight months home detention in the Manukau District Court today for defrauding ACC. Read more »

NZ Direct Marketing Awards 2013 Finalists Announced

Press Release – Direct Marketing Association

Marketers who are In Love with Response were invited to submit their best response-driven marketing campaigns of the last 12 months into this years NZ Direct Marketing Awards and were delighted to announce the 2013 NZDM Award finalists. Read more »

Celebrating the Rugby League World Cup

Opinion – University of Canterbury

Celebrating the Rugby League World Cup (Opinion Editorial by University of Canterbury senior tutor Phillip Borell) November 28, 2013 With a minute remaining in general play, Sonny-Bill Williams cops a high shot from English front rower George Burgess. … Read more »

Niue holds consultations on human rights

Press Release – Pacific Islands Forum

The Government of Niue, with support from the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, held its national consultations on human rights from 15 to 22 November 2013. Read more »

Papua New Guinea’s Tenkile Conservation Alliance joins IUCN

Press Release – International Union for Conservation of Nature

The Tenkile Conservation Alliance (TCA) has become the first organisation from Papua New Guinea to join the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Today IUCN welcomed the Tenkile Conservation Alliance into the Union following their membership … Read more »

Countdown: Last Chance for Ukraine

Article – Michael Hammerschlag

Ukraine has reached the crunch time in their fence-sitting act between East and West: whether they will join the Russian Eurasian Customs Union or sign the EU Partnership (DCFTA) in Lithuania on Nov 28. Both alliances say the other is incompatible. Read more »

NZ’s Universities Sign Cooperation Agreement with France

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Stronger academic cooperation between New Zealand and France to enhance the quality of university education and research is a step closer with an agreement signed today at the French Embassy by Universities New Zealand – Te Pkai Tara and its French … Read more »

Nadarivatu Hydropower Station Wins NZ Engineering Award

Press Release – MWH Global

The 44MW Nadarivatu Hydropower Station located on the Island of Viti Levu has won the New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards 2013 Energy and Resources category. The (US)$150 million project is bringing significant economic benefits to Fiji by … Read more »

Speech To The Australlia NZ Leadership Forum

Speech – New Zealand Labour Party

It is a pleasure to be making my first international visit as the Leader of New Zealands Labour Party, and a real honour to address the Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum. Read more »

Solomon Islands: Mainstreaming Protection in Humanitarianism

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Mainstreaming protection concerns into humanitarian action guarantees respect for human rights and increases the effectiveness of disaster preparedness, response and recovery. Read more »

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