Pacific Scoop

Archive for June, 2017

NZ support for Solomon Islands youth

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett and Foreign Affairs Minister Gerry Brownlee have announced that New Zealand will contribute up to $6 million to redevelop Honiaras Multi-Purpose Hall and sports facility. Read more »

David Eggleton receives prestigious Award

Press Release – Fullbright NZ

Accomplished poet, editor, art critic and journalist David Eggleton has been awarded the Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Pacific Writers Residency. Read more »

NZ and Solomon Islands sign post RAMSI police arrangement

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Police Minister Paula Bennett has announced that New Zealand Police will continue to support the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force once the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) concludes tomorrow. RAMSI has done a remarkable job … Read more »

NZU21 team ready for Netball World Youth Cup 2017

Press Release – Netball NZ

The NZU21 team has gathered in Auckland for a pre-departure camp ahead of Netball World Youth Cup Gaborone 2017 (NWYC2017), July 8-16. Read more »

Super Club coming to Nelson

Press Release – netball new zealand

Some of Netballs leading athletes are in for world class action both on and off the court as they prepare to suit up for the inaugural Super Club in Nelson. Read more »

Pulse re-group for Super Club showpiece

Press Release – Netball Central

Pulse re-group for Super Club showpiece Theres been little time for reflection for Te Wnanga o Raukawa Pulse who face a quick turnaround before heading off to the end of season Super Club netball tournament in Nelson. Read more »

Members’ bills ballot for Thursday, 29 June 2017

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

54 Sentencing (Domestic Violence) Amendment Bill Hon Nanaia Mahuta 16 Education (Teaching Council of Aotearoa) Amendment Bill Chris Hipkins Read more »

NZ to deliver air traffic control services for Pacific

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Airways New Zealand will continue to deliver air traffic control services to Niue, Samoa, the Cook Islands, and the Kingdom of Tonga after the contract was re-signed in Christchurch today, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. Read more »

Chinese national sentenced for immigration fraud

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A 49 year old Chinese national unlawfully working as a builder in New Zealand has been sentenced to 2 years imprisonment for immigration fraud. Read more »

Pacific perspective at forefront with launch of policy tool

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Pacific Peoples Minister Alfred Ngaro says the launch of Kapasa: the Pacific Policy Analysis Tool, signals a major turning point in government policy decision-making for Pacific peoples. Read more »

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