Pacific Scoop

Archive for August, 2017

Tuna Market Intelligence

Press Release – PNA

Skipjack prices in Bangkok have risen to $2,100 per metric ton while other regions are leading at $2,200. The expectation is that Bangkok will soon follow this lead. Read more »

NIWA Outlook: September – November 2017

Press Release – NIWA

Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty Central North Island, Taranaki, Whanganui, Manawatu, Wellington Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa Tasman, Nelson, Marlborough, Buller West Coast, Alps and foothills, inland Otago and Southland Coastal Canterbury, … Read more »

New IPCA chairperson appointed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

District Court Judge Colin Doherty has been appointed chairperson of the Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA), Associate Justice Minister Mark Mitchell announced today. Read more »

Brisbane Global Rugby Tens to return better in 2018

Press Release – Brisbane Global Rugby Tens

The Brisbane Global Rugby Tens will again launch the rugby season in the Southern Hemisphere in 2018, with 14 top class professional teams descending upon Queensland for the spectacular two-day tournament over Friday 9 and Saturday 10 February. Read more »

Auckland Council Offers Zero-Waste Grants for Great Ideas

Press Release – Auckland Council

Grants of up to $50,000 are available for great ideas to reduce waste from Auckland Councils zero-waste fund, open 1-30 September 2017. Read more »

Māori TV/Reid Research poll on Te Tai Tonga

Article – The Scoop Team

Rino Tirikatene, Labour – 57.1%. Mei Reedy-Taare, Mori Party – 22.1%. Metiria Turei. Greens – 20.7%. Read more »

It is NOT OK for Casual Racism

Press Release – The Maori Party

PRESS RELEASE [AMENDMENT] For immediate release Tuilagi Saipele Esera Candidate for Manukau East Mori Party 28 August 2017 Read more »

Call to back a consultation for a National Language Policy

Press Release – Auckland Languages Strategy Group

Call for next Govt to back an independent, nationwide consultation for a National Languages Policy Read more »

Open Letter to Pacific Islands Forum Leaders re West Papua

Press Release – AWPA

29 August 2017 – AWPA has written an open letter to the PIF leaders (letter below media release). Read more »

Delegation from a China’s City pay courtesy visit to SPTO

Press Release – South Pacific Tourism Organisation

August 29 2017, Suva, FIJI – A delegation from Putian City in eastern Fujian province, China paid a courtesy call on the South Pacific Tourism Organisation office last Friday (25/08), as part of a visit to promote cultural, trade and tourism cooperation … Read more »

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