Pacific Scoop

Archive for March, 2018

REANNZ awards Hawaiki cable backhaul contracts

Press Release – REANNZ

REANNZ has selected Vodafone and Chorus to provide fibre backhaul services to connect its backbone national research and education network to the Hawaiki Submarine Cable Landing Station, located at Mangawhai Heads in Northland. Read more »

Repatriation of New Zealand Service personnel to be expanded

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has extended an offer of repatriation to the families of all Service personnel, and their dependants, who were buried overseas after 1 January 1955. Read more »

Netballer Kayla Cullen to miss Commonwealth Games

Press Release – Netball New Zealand

New Zealand Netballer defender Kayla Cullen has been ruled out of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games having failed to recover sufficiently from an on-going knee injury. Read more »

Thinking Beyond Exceptionalism

Article – David Swanson

Excepted from Curing Exceptionalism: Whats wrong with how we think about the United States? What can we do about it? (April, 2018). Read more »

Judges Announced for ServiceIQ NZ Museum Awards 2018

Press Release – Museums Aotearoa

Museums Aotearoa is delighted to announce the appointment of the judging panels for the New Zealand Museum Awards 2018. These prestigious Awards celebrate best practice within the world of museums, art galleries, archives and libraries. Read more »

Hawaiian Airlines announces New Zealand Netball sponsorships

Press Release – Northern Stars

Hawaiian airlines, now in its fifth year of flying to New Zealand, has announced its support for Netball in New Zealand via a major sponsorship of the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic (WBOP Magic) and Northern Stars ANZ Premiership teams. Read more »

Minister urges graduates to embrace ‘endless opportunities’

Press Release – Te Whare Wananga

Mori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta urged graduates of Te Whare Wnanga o Awanuirangi to build on the legacy of the institutions first 25 years and embrace the opportunity and vision of its next 25 years of development. Read more »

Pacific Quota Registrations Open

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Pacific Quota Registrations Open Citizens of Samoa, Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu and Fiji are encouraged to register for this years ballot under the Samoan Quota and Pacific Access Category, which takes place between 3 and 30April. Immigration Instructions … Read more »

Sexual harassment widespread in the Cook Islands hospitality

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

Sexual harassment by customers in the Cook Islands hospitality industry is a problem, according to a study conducted by Auckland University of Technology (AUT) lecturer and Cook Islander, Lisa Sadaraka. Read more »

Aust: 23000 march for refugees nationally

Press Release – Jane Salmon

Canberra Palm Sunday rally claimed a crowd of over 3000 with Sydney (4000) and Melbourne (10,000) attracting large groups. Nationally, with regional event figures combined, over 23,000 marched: Bendigo, Townsville and Whyalla among them. Read more »

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