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Archive for November, 2015

One Love – Let’s Get Together And Feel Alright!

Press Release – NicNak Media

The countdown is on to whats sure to be the hottest reggae festival in the Southern hemisphere this summer. Proudly presented by Pato Entertainment, One Love is being held in Tauranga over Waitangi weekend, February 6-7, 2016. The festival features … Read more »

Unstoppable Kiwi Travellers

Press Release – Expedia

UNSTOPPABLE KIWI TRAVELLERS – MOVE OVER MAINSTREAM, KIWIS ARE AFTER THE UNIQUE AND UNSPOILED Auckland, New Zealand, 26 November, 2015 The brands annual State of the Nation report, released today, reveals how passionate Kiwis … Read more »

WMO: 2015 likely to be Warmest on Record

Press Release – World Meteorological Organization

Geneva 25 November 2015 (WMO) The global average surface temperature in 2015 is likely to be the warmest on record and to reach the symbolic and significant milestone of 1 Celsius above the pre-industrial era. This is due to a combination of a strong … Read more »

Commemoration planning begins!

Press Release – R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust

In four years time the Bay of Island will celebrate and commemorate the arrival 246 years ago of two exceptional navigators, Tupaia from Tahiti and James Cook from England on the HM Bark Endeavour and planning is well underway! Read more »

The Perils of Certainty: Obama and the Assad Regime

Article – Binoy Kampmark

In Kuala Lumpur, the US president continued the line that Bashar al-Assad had to go. His approach, one that has failed on all fronts thus far, has been to marginalise Assad while supplying a fictional grouping of regime opponents conveniently designated … Read more »

Wendt’s latest novel a decade in the making

Press Release – Huia Publishers

The new novel Breaking Connections is the latest release from leading Pacific writer Albert Wendt. Read more »

EU and Tonga sign the short-stay visa waiver agreement

Press Release – European Union

On 20 November 2015 the EU signed the short-stay visa waiver Agreement with the Kingdom of Tonga. Read more »

Summer in the Square

Press Release – Summer in the Square

Now in its sixth year, Summer in The Square welcomes the arrival of the sunny season with dance, DJs, live music, food trucks and of course a Christmas tree! Summer in The Square kicks off its jandals starting on Wednesday 2 December until Sunday 20 … Read more »

“Orange the World” kicks off global efforts

Press Release – UN Women

Spotlighting prevention, Orange the World kicks off global efforts to end violence against women and girls Read more »

Red Cross Prepares for Increased Cyclone Risk in Pacific

Press Release – NZ Red Cross

Red Cross Prepares for Increased Cyclone Risk in Pacific as El Nio Causes Drought Read more »

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