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Archive for September, 2017

Scientists Return from Assessing ‘Opihi Populations

Press Release – NOAA

On September 25, scientists aboard the research vessel M/V Searcher returned to Oahu after monitoring opihi populations and other rocky intertidal organisms in Papahnaumokukea Marine National Monument. This year marks the ninth annual intertidal monitoring … Read more »

Celebrating West Auckland business leaders at Hall of Fame

Press Release – West Auckland Business Club

Two local business people have been inducted into the West Auckland Business Hall of Fame by caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett. Read more »

FHH field experience for engineering students

Press Release – Fulton Hogan Hiways

The commitment of Fulton Hogan Hiways (FHH) to building capacity within the local road construction industry recently extended to knowledge transfer to benefit the region. Read more »

APEC Launches Micro Enterprise Trading Platform

Press Release – APEC

Singapore, 25 September 2017 APEC has introduced a new business-to-business platform for enabling cross-border trade among underrepresented but economically vital micro, small, and medium enterprises in the Asia-Pacific. Read more »

Pacific’s largest women’s conference to take place in Suva

Press Release – Secretariat of The Pacific Community – SPC

The 13th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women and 6th Meeting of the Pacific Ministers for Women will be held from the 2 to 6 October at the Novotel Lami Bay in Suva, Fiji. Read more »

Fijian MP Speaks To CSO Next Gen Leaders

Press Release – PIANGO

Suva, Fiji – Fijian Member of Parliament, Mosese Bulitavu today assured a group of civil society leaders that he will continue to highlight the sectors key role in supporting and monitoring the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals … Read more »

Humid air heralds the school holidays

Press Release – MetService

Hot, humid air is flowing across the Tasman Sea from Australia, bringing with it a raft of severe weather. In classic spring fashion, it will move quickly with changeable weather for the rest of the week, but the next twenty-four hours will be wild, wet … Read more »

Unlimited Imperialists in Charge of US Foreign Policy

Article – Prof. Francis A. Boyle

By Professor Francis A. Boyle, Peace Teach-In, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 23, 2017. Read more »

Nations Begin to Name Squads for Rugby League World Cup

Press Release – Rugby League World Cup

The USA is the first nation to announce their squad for the Rugby League World Cup, with players based in Auckland, London, Toronto, Sydney, Newcastle, Gold Coast and Wollongong among the 23 named today by coach Brian McDermott. With just over a month … Read more »

RLWC2017 Congratulates PNG Hunters on Grand Final Win

Press Release – Rugby League World Cup

Rugby League World Cup Chief Executive Andrew Hill congratulated the PNG Hunters for a thrilling Queensland Cup Grand Final win today that has kick-started the biggest six weeks of sporting action in the countrys history. Read more »

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