Pacific Scoop

Morrison’s Return Rocks Refugee Activists

Press Release – Jane Salmon

Activists have reacted strongly to the news that Dutton has been replaced as Minister by his predecessor Scott Morrison. Read more »

APEC Advances Trade Vision Relevant to the Times

Press Release – APEC

APEC Senior Officials have concluded a timely cluster of trade and sectoral meetings in Port Moresby with signs of momentum towards addressing near and long-term challenges heading into a set of pivotal Minister-level meetings. Read more »

Fijian arrest linked to NZ’s human trafficking convictions

Press Release – Immigration NZ

Fijian arrest linked to NZs human trafficking convictions A 31 year old female Fijian citizen has been arrested and charged by the Fiji Police with serious crimes including human trafficking as a result of a joint Immigration New Zealand (INZ) … Read more »

Christchurch, city of opportunity for a new generation

Press Release – ChristchurchNZ

Not many university graduates get to launch their career in a city under daily transformation. Today, a new generation of talent is joining the central city workforce at a time when Christchurch is busy exploring its new identity and the opportunities that come … Read more »

Netball – Super Club Day 1 Results

Press Release – Netball New Zealand

The NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) opened the 2018 Super Club tournament in Nelson with a convincing 71-51 win over the combined Fiji/Samoa team of Marama Vou. Read more »

World Vision calls on PM to get the Kids off Nauru

Press Release – World Vision New Zealand

World Vision New Zealand is calling on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to offer to immediately resettle all 119 children and their families who are detained on Nauru. Read more »

Tonkin + Taylor develops disaster logistics website

Press Release – Tonkin and Taylor

In recent years, tropical cyclones, earthquakes and tsunamis have cut a swathe of destruction across the Pacific. Many millions of dollars and tens of thousands of humanitarian aid worker hours have been devoted to recovery efforts. Read more »

Putting People at the Center of Health Care

Press Release – APEC

A question was raised at the start of APECs annual High-Level Meeting on Health & the Economy this August in Port Moresby: why does a forum dedicated to regional economic integration hold forums dedicated to health? Read more »

Celebrating inspiring women in construction

Press Release – National Association of Women in Construction

Celebrating inspiring women in construction Winners of the fourth annual Hays NAWIC Excellence Awards have been celebrated as stellar achievers who are adding their unique voices to New Zealands construction industry during last nights ceremony … Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain as investors take stock

Article – BusinessDesk

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain as investors take stock in earnings season; Skellerup hits new highs Read more »