Pacific Scoop

Archive for October, 2017

Crucial Changes in Key Pool B Clash in Hamilton

Press Release – Rugby League World Cup

Toa Samoa have been forced to make a change to their team to take on Mate Maa Tonga in the crucial Pool B clash at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton on Saturday, with Newcastle Knights back Peter Matautia having returned to Australia today with … Read more »

Woolf Makes Changes For Samoa Clash

Press Release – Rugby League World Cup

Woolf Makes Changes For Samoa Clash KRISTIAN Woolf has made two changes to the Mate Maa Tonga team for Saturdays huge Rugby League World Cup clash with Toa Samoa in Hamilton, New Zealand. Woolf has brought in Warriors pair Solomone Kata and … Read more »

PHAMA celebrates six years of impact

Press Release – PHAMA

When the Pacific Horticultural and Agricultural Market Access (PHAMA) Program* was established in 2011, it was designed to help Pacific island countries improve market access for primary and value-added products. Read more »

Match Officials Appointed for RLWC2017 Pool Round 2

Press Release – Rugby League World Cup

Leading Super League referee Robert Hicks has been appointed to control Friday night’s Rugby League World Cup 2017 match between Australia and France at Canberra Stadium. Read more »

Kiwis Coach David Kidwell refreshes side to face Scotland

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Shaun Johnson will have a new halves partner for Saturday nights Rugby League World Cup clash against Scotland with Te Maire Martin to wear the number 6 jersey in just his second Test. Read more »

A colourful overview of regional diversity

Press Release – Oratia Media

Record immigration and tourism numbers mean that not only school kids need to gain an appreciation of New Zealands regional diversity. The newly released Regions of New Zealand answers that need in an easily digested, colourful hardback that gives … Read more »

Binoy Kampmark: Chaos on Manus Island

Article – Binoy Kampmark

There are standoffs, threats and continuing tensions over the imminent closure of the Manus Island Detention Centre. (The politically palatable term here is processing centre.) This closure, instigated by legal ruling by the Papua New Guinea Supreme … Read more »

Cyclist Karl Murray Committed Further Doping Violation

Press Release – Drug Free Sport NZ

The Sports Tribunal of New Zealand has found cyclist Karl Murray committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV) after testing positive for clenbuterol, an anabolic agent. The finding came as a result of testing at the Tour of Northland on March 18, 2017 … Read more »

Long Drive Event This Sunday – Big Hitters In Town

Press Release – International Long Driver Golf Invitational

Every sport is looking for its shortened and quick version to cater for a busy sports market and a lack of time for members of the public. Golf now has its version of quick-fire sport, the Long Drive. There are now golf events aplenty in New Zealand, … Read more »

Otago health researchers gain career development awards

Press Release – University of Otago

Four upandcoming University of Otago researchers have each been awarded around $500,000 from the Health Research Council (HRC) to pursue world-class projects aimed at improving New Zealanders health and wellbeing and contributing to international … Read more »

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