Pacific Scoop

Archive for August, 2016

Acting PM Keen to See NZ Policing Assistance After RAMSI

Press Release – Solomon Islands Government

Acting Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga is keen to see New Zealand assistance towards policing in Solomon Islands after RAMSI leaves in 2017. Read more »

New High Commissioner for Kiribati

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully has announced Michael Upton as New Zealands next High Commissioner to Kiribati. Read more »

Spring events at Alexandra Park get social media boost

Press Release – Alexandra Park

Alexandra Park is set for a busy spring with a number of race-night hospitality events already proving popular, helped by the Auckland Trotting Clubs increasing use of social media to market its events. Read more »

U.S. University Athletes visit NZ

Press Release – US Embassy Wellington

This weekend, representatives from ten major U.S. universities, and from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), will be available to answer questions from New Zealand students about studying in the United States. Read more »

Hawaiki Cable Donates Lifesaving Incubators to Pacific

Press Release – Hawaiki Cable

Auckland, New Zealand – August 31, 2016 – Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP, the New Zealand owner and developer of Hawaiki submarine cable system, has through the generosity of Malcolm Dick, donated fifty low cost state of the art Medicine Mondiale Lifepod … Read more »

SI And NZ Signed Revised Joint Commitment for Development

Press Release – Solomon Islands Government

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Milner Tozaka on Monday 29th August 2016 signed a revised Joint Commitment for Development with his New Zealand counter-part, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Murray McCully in Wellington, … Read more »

Ready, set, go – it’s time for a warm leap into spring

Press Release – NIWA

Its time to close the door on winter spring will be here on Thursday bearing gifts of warm winds and sunshine for September. Read more »

Talks to strengthen ties between NZ and Timor-Leste

Press Release – Asia New Zealand Foundation

Talks to strengthen ties between New Zealand and Timor-Leste A new Asia New Zealand Foundation initiative aims to build understanding between young people in Timor-Leste and New Zealand. Read more »

PM to East Asia Summit, Pacific Islands Forum

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Prime Minister John Key will travel to Laos next week for the East Asia Summit, before heading to the Federated States of Micronesia for the Pacific Islands Forum. Read more »

Negotiations on PACER Plus Concluded [26/8/16]

Press Release – Pacific Islands Forum

Pacific Islands Forum Ministers responsible for Trade and Economic Development meeting today in Christchurch, New Zealand, have concluded the legal text of the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER) Plus, which aims to create jobs, … Read more »

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