Pacific Scoop

Archive for April, 2015

Government Way Too Slow to Get Usar Deployed

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

The decision not to deploy Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) to Nepal reveals the governments embarrassingly inadequate planning and its antiquated protocols, says New Zealand First. Read more »

West Papuan Leaders join International Solidarity Groups

Press Release – U.S. Department of State

West Papuan leaders of the newly formed United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) including Benny Wenda, Octovianus Mote and Rex Rumakiek met in Brisbane over the weekend with Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand solidarity groups. Read more »

Armed group seized firearms in Jayawijaya

Press Release – Antara News

Jayapura (Antara) Gunmen of Joshua Tabuni seized weapons a wind rifle and homemade firearms FN type belonging to a former official who was fishing Jayawijaya district in Kampong Tarubaga, Pyramids district on Sunday morning around 11:30 CEST. Read more »

FIFA U-20 the party never stops

Press Release – Whangarei District Council

Tantalising food from Myanmar, Uzbekistan, USA, Fiji and Ukraine will be on offer at the FIFA U-20 pre-match party in Cameron Street Mall on Saturday 30 May. Read more »

Appropriation Debate To Dominate

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Parliament is set to be dominated by a Budget related set piece debate this week. Read more »

Exploring Timor-Leste

Press Release – Thistle Hall

Exploring Timor-Leste is the first exhibition in Wellington of craft, photographs, paintings and stories from Timor-Leste (East Timor). Read more »

Tafunai honoured with second global award

Press Release – Women in Business Development

Women in Business Developments Adimaimalaga Tafunai has been honoured with a second global award this time a DVF Award that was presented at the United Nations in New York. Read more »

Regarding the 60th Anniversary of the Bandung Conference

Press Release – United Liberation Movement for West Papua

Sixty years ago, the Bandung conference of Asian and African governments opened. The conference issued a stirring denunciation of “colonialism in all its manifestations.” Read more »

Good Governance workshop for Council at the Apia Office

Press Release – Council for the Ongoing Government of Tokelau

Tokelaus quest to adopt good governing principles and apply best practise continues with a 3 days workshop held for the Council of the Ongoing Government at the Tokelau Liaison Office in Apia, Samoa. Read more »

Speech to open of NZ-Dubai Business Seminar

Speech – New Zealand Government

Its a pleasure to be with you here in Dubai this morning to open this business seminar. Read more »

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