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Archive for April, 2016

Gallagher to Support Cyclone-affected Fiji

Press Release – Gallagher

HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND Gallagher has teamed up with the Gallagher Family Hospice, the Gallagher Chiefs and Sport Waikato to supply an aid shipment in support of cyclone-affected Fiji. Read more »

NZ Rainforest Carbon Offsetting

Press Release – Ekos

Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett has signaled that the private sector will need to play an active role in helping New Zealand reduce its carbon emissions. At the same time the integrity of the Governments carbon offset supply from the Ukraine … Read more »

Campaign to strengthen intellectual property awareness

Press Release – Joint Media Statement

Campaign to strengthen intellectual property awareness in Fiji, Samoa and Solomon Islands 25 April 2016 Suva, Fiji The Pacific Community (SPC), European Union (EU), Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) and partners are celebrating World … Read more »

Samoa escapes mass destruction

Press Release – Oxfam

After a night of howling winds, torrential rain and power outages, Samoa has emerged largely unscathed from Cyclone Amos. Read more »

Ending malaria: A priority in the Western Pacific

Press Release – UN World Health Organization

Ending malaria: A priority in the Western Pacific Region MANILA, 22 April 2016 On World Malaria Day (25 April), the World Health Organization (WHO) in the Western Pacific Region calls on governments and partners to accelerate malaria control and … Read more »

10 Great Events This #EarthDay2016

Press Release – Earth Day

10 Great Events This #EarthDay2016 Earth Day was bigger and bolder than ever before. Its the largest secular event in the world. Thats the power of a contagious peoples movement that returns each year. This year World leaders united in New … Read more »

Pacific Must Continue to Lead Climate Action

Press Release – Pacific Islands Climate Action Network

Friday 22nd April, SUVA, FIJI. Today more than 150 world leaders gathered at the United Nations headquarters in New York to reaffirm their formal commitment to the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change in the largest ever signing ceremony … Read more »

NZDF Personnel Return From Fiji Humanitarian Mission

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

Around 300 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel returned this afternoon from a seven-week humanitarian aid operation in Fiji, where they helped deliver hundreds of tonnes of life-saving aid supplies to remote communities devastated by Cyclone … Read more »

NZ contributes to global report

Press Release – University of Otago

A world-first study into the health and wellbeing of more than 154 million Indigenous and tribal peoples globally was launched today simultaneously in Melbourne and London, by Australias Lowitja Institute and the Lancet journal. Read more »

Front bringing weekend rain but improving for ANZAC Day

Press Release – MetService

The ridge of high pressure that has brought sunny skies to many parts of the country over the past couple of days is beginning to slip away, as we head towards the weekend. Strong northwesterlies are expected to develop for eastern parts of the South Island … Read more »

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