Pacific Scoop

Archive for September, 2016

Pacific parliamentary leaders strengthen commitments to SDGs

Press Release – Family PLanning Association

Representatives and parliamentary leaders from Cook Islands, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and New Zealand met in Wellington this week (28-29 September) for a workshop on prioritising sexual and reproductive … Read more »

NIWA Outlook: October – December 2016

Press Release – NIWA

ENSO (El Nio Southern Oscillation) neutral conditions are still present in the tropical Pacific Ocean as a whole, although some indicators are currently in the weak La Nia category. Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) in the central equatorial … Read more »

Vector sees early interest in peer-to-peer trading platform

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Simon Mackenzie, chief executive of Auckland lines company Vector, says there has been early interest from both buyers and sellers in the peer-to-peer energy trading platform that its trialling in New Zealand from December with Perth … Read more »

Kiwis Squad Grows After NRL Semis

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Canberra Raiders stars Jordan Rapana and Joseph Tapine have been added to the NZ Kiwis train-on squad to prepare for next months test against Australia and the subsequent Four Nations tournament in England. Read more »

Hawaiki Cable & Alaska Communications Long-Term Partnership

Press Release – Hawaiki Cable


Celebrating diversity, culture and the achievements of women

Article – Liana Pantaleo

This morning Dame Patsy Reddy was sworn in as the New Zealand Realms 21st Governor-General. The ceremony began with a pwhiri to welcome Dame Patsy and her husband Sir David Gascoigne to Parliament. Read more »

Governor-General’s swearing-in speech

Speech – Government House

This cloak Tuakana is a kind gesture of Love and Goodwill/Aroha. I shall endeavour te repay this kindness with my Love and Goodwill/Aroha to the nation. Read more »

David Kirk recieves Award of Merit for many years’ service

Press Release – Eastern Southland Car Club

As the Eastern Southland Car Club prepares to celebrate 60 years this Saturday night one of their stalwarts, David Kirk of Gore, recounts how he thought little of it when his wife persuaded him to attend this years Motorsport New Zealand Awards … Read more »

Football scores for cultural diversity at Ethkick West

Press Release – Community Waitakere

The rain did not dampen teams spirit for the very first Ethkick West 7 a side football tournament, which was held in Starling Park, Ranui, on Saturday 17 September. Read more »

Fallen officers commemorated at Police Remembrance Day

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police Remembrance Day will take on added significance this year as three more officers who were killed as a result of criminal actions are formally recognised for the first time. Read more »

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