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Archive for July, 2017

Observer Statement by Meg Taylor to the Pacific Community

Press Release – Pacific Islands Forum

Observer Statement by Meg Taylor DBE to the Pacific Community (SPC) Committee of Representatives of Governments and Administrations (CRGA) Read more »

Biological Annihilation on Earth Accelerating

Press Release – Robert J. Burrowes

Human beings are now waging war against life itself as we continue to destroy not just individual lives, local populations and entire species in vast numbers but also destroy the ecological systems that make life on Earth possible. Read more »

Refugee Conundrums: the UN and the US-Australia Deal

Article – Binoy Kampmark

Having poured scorn and not an indecent amount of bile upon the refugee deal between the Obama administration and Canberra last year, US President Donald Trump was never going to make things easy for the resettlement of various groups held on Nauru and … Read more »

High Fashion Comes to Auckland’s Culture Capital: Otara

Press Release – Pacific Fusion Fashion Show

NEW YORK – LONDON – PARIS – OTARA. The Pacific Fusion Fashion Show is smashing the stereotype that Pacific fashion is only about brightly coloured, oversized flowing floral dresses. Read more »

NZ Sharing Energy Expertise Around the Globe

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee says New Zealands renewable energy expertise are in demand worldwide as our Development Programme continues to help Pacific Island nations achieve renewable energy targets. Read more »

WWE Live Christchurch – Line-Up Announced

Press Release – Ringside

Intercontinental Championship Match Winner of the nights Battle Royal vs The Miz w/ Maryse Read more »

Powering Remote Pacific Communities w/ Renewable Innovation

Press Release – Caritas Aotearoa

While we in New Zealand are fortunate enough to have electricity at the flick of a switch, hundreds of remote communities around the Pacific have little access to electricity and must rely on small diesel generators, which are noisy, polluting, … Read more »

USP Cook Islands Campus Hosts China Seminar

Press Release – University Of The South Pacific

The University of the South Pacifics (USP) Cook Islands Campus hosted a seminar, titled, The Cook Islands and the Peoples Republic of China: A Future of Enhanced Connectivity – Celebrating 20 years of Friendship and Co-operation on 17 July, … Read more »

Gordon Campbell on why Trump is a good thing

Column – Gordon Campbell

At this point, its worth noting theres one good reason for being grateful that Donald Trump is in the White House and the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as the White House Communications Director is a good reminder of just what that reason … Read more »

Growing Our Future Together Pacific and Maori

Press Release – One Pacific

This evening, Thursday 20th of July 2017 is another historic occasion for Pacific people and our communities in Aotearoa, says Dr Joe Williams, Co-Leader of One Pacific. We are taking up the opportunity to strengthen our whanaungatanga, our … Read more »

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