Pacific Scoop

Archive for April, 2017

Tax policy and public expenditure management

Press Release – UN ESCAP

Tax policy and public expenditure management are key to financing sustainable development in Asia-Pacific Read more »

Pacific Youth MPs present their Act

Press Release – Pacific Youth Parliament

One hundred young Pasifika people have presented an Act outlining legislation they believe will enhance Pacific Peoples development, in a strong push to be heard in election year. The Act, titled Pacific Youth Parliament (Our Movement) Act 2017 is … Read more »

CrownBet welcomed as Official Wagering Partner of tournament

Press Release – Rugby League World Cup

Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017) is pleased to announce CrownBet as its Official Wagering Partner. Read more »

Samoan Speaker visits

Press Release – Office of the Speaker

The Speaker of the Samoan Legislative Assembly, Hon Leaupepe Taimaaiono Toleafoa Faafisi, is visiting New Zealand as a Guest of the New Zealand Parliament next week. Read more »

Promisia gets R&D funding from Callaghan

Article – BusinessDesk

April 27 (BusinessDesk) – Promisia Integrative, which makes a dietary supplement for sore joints, will receive funds from Callaghan Innovation for research and development for a new supplement for canines. Its shares surged 19 percent to 3.8 cents. Read more »

Oji suspends tender for Kinleith, Kawerau mills until June

Article – BusinessDesk

April 26 (BusinessDesk) – Oji Fibre Solutions, which bought Carter Holt Harveys pulp, paper and packaging businesses in 2014, will put off a tender for wood processing services at its Kinleith and Kawerau mills until a full court hearing in June after … Read more »

Ford Mustang Best-Selling Sports Car on the Planet for 2016

Press Release – Ford New Zealand

Ford Mustang has been the best-selling sports car in the United States over the last 50 years, and now, thanks to growth in international markets, the iconic pony car is the most popular sports car in the world, according to Ford analysis of IHS Markit … Read more »

Fisherman waving his paddles from life-raft

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

25 April, 2017 3pm A man has been found in the middle of the Pacific Ocean waving his paddles from a life-raft, in a search coordinated by the Rescue Coordination Centre of New Zealand. RCCNZ Mission Coordinator Conrad Reynecke says a New Zealand … Read more »

NZDF Finds Missing Tongan Fisherman Safe But Sunburned

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has found the Tongan fisherman missing since last weekend safe but sunburned, adrift in an inflatable life raft off the island of Eua. Read more »

Renewable Water Inventor Visits WAF

Press Release – Pacific Reach Limited

The inventor of the worlds first reverse osmosis solar desalination technology and Chief Executive Officer of Mascara, Mr Marc Vergnet, visited the Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) last week (21/04). Read more »

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