Pacific Scoop

Archive for May, 2017

Young Pacific researchers seek obesity circuit-breaker

Press Release – University of Auckland

Four young Pacific health researchers are working with Pacific teens and their communities to help break the intergenerational cycle of obesity and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Read more »

NZDF’s Top Shots Claim Awards in Australian Competition

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Forces (NZDF) top combat marksmen were among the best performers at the annual combat-focussed competition organised recently by the Australian Army. Read more »

Amphibious emergency response boats for Fiji

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Amphibious emergency response boats for Fiji Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has today handed over four amphibious boats to the Fiji National Disaster Management Office at a ceremony in Suva. New Zealand and Fiji have agreed to trial the Sealegs … Read more »

1934 Bugatti Gangloff T57 Roadster

Press Release – Waimak Classic Cars

Any car that flashes the famous Bright Red Bugatti Badge can usually command a certain level of approval, admiration and respect. Read more »

Celebrating life, diversity and the city’s urban rebirth

Press Release – Accor Hotels and Resorts

Following an extensive $22 million refurbishment, AccorHotels New Zealand are delighted to announce the rebranding of Mercure Auckland to Grand Mercure Auckland, hot off the heels of launching Grand Mercure Wellington last month. Read more »

Questions and Answers – May 30

Press Release – Hansard

1. NUK KORAKO (National) to the Minister of Finance : How will the Family Incomes Package in Budget 2017 help families get ahead financially? Read more »

Controversial doco finally on NZ screens

Press Release – Pacific Media Watch

AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): When the police roll in with bulldozers to clear a waterfront residential area in Papua New Guineas capital Port Moresby and make space for a huge luxury hotel, an international scandal of … Read more »

New Zealand support for West Papua grows

Press Release – Pacific Media Watch

Political support in New Zealand for an independent West Papua is growing after a historic declaration was signed during free West Papua advocate Benny Wendas visit to the country this month. Read more »

Foreign Minister to meet with Fijian PM

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee will travel to Fiji today to meet with Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama. Read more »

Kea New Zealand celebrates World Class Kiwis

Press Release – Kea New Zealand

Kea New Zealand has today announced the names of a number of its 2017 Kea World Class New Zealand (WCNZ) Award recipients, ahead of the Gala Dinner taking place in Auckland on the 22nd June. Read more »

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