Pacific Scoop

Archive for July, 2017

Public urged to make submission to protect Ngaruroro River

Press Release – Fish and Game New Zealand

New Zealanders are being urged to make submissions to ensure Hawkes Bays Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers are protected by a rarely-issued Water Conservation Order. Read more »

Māori Party Candidate Excited by Voter Energy

Press Release – The Maori Party

Te Tai Tonga candidate, Mei Reedy-Taare, is overwhelmed with the vigour of Te Tai Tonga voters who have been speaking with her in Nelson, Dunedin, Lower Hutt and Christchurch over the last fortnight. Read more »

Man in critical care in hospital after Auckland assault

Press Release – New Zealand Police

About 3.40am on Saturday 29 July a 42-year-old Tongan national was assaulted on Kitchener Street in the Auckland CBD. Read more »

Leaders call for regional Ocean Science Centre

Press Release – Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Noumea, New Caledonia Pacific Island countries and territories at the Pacific Communitys (SPC) 10th governing body conference in Noumea have called for the establishment of a Pacific Community Centre for Ocean Science. Read more »

APEC, Business Detail Progressive Trade Remedies in Toronto

Press Release – APEC Secretariat

Toronto, Canada, 28 July 2017 APEC officials and the Asia-Pacific business community are intensifying their policy consultations to sustain a fragile recovery in trade growth by confronting legitimate concerns about fairness that threaten to undermine … Read more »

APTC partners with FHEC

Press Release – Joint Press Release

The Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) and the Fiji Higher Education Commission (FHEC) have agreed to work collaboratively towards building the capacity of technical, vocational education and training (TVET) in Fiji. Read more »

Cook Islands language in the spotlight

Press Release – New Zealand Government

One of New Zealands favourite holiday destinations is in the spotlight with Cook Islands Language week celebrations kicking off this Saturday says Minister for Pacific Peoples, Alfred Ngaro. Read more »

Corrections Recognises Staff Service in Pitcairn Island

Press Release – Department Of Corrections

The work of seven Corrections staff, who have returned from an overseas deployment to Pitcairn Island, was acknowledged this week. Read more »

Winning Schools in Walk Out with the World’s Best Comp

Press Release – Rugby League World Cup 2017

Thursday 27 July 2017 Rugby League World Cup 2017 Announce Winning Schools in Walk Out with the World’s Best Competition Read more »

Join the Aotearoa Beach Blitz this Saturday

Press Release – Marae Para Kore

From our streets to the beaches, our seas are filling up with plastic rubbish and other junk that is totally avoidable. This Saturday July 29th, Para Kore Marae Incorporated, the Mori zero waste organisation, is running a 10 minute blitz to remove rubbish … Read more »

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