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MAL Rolls Out Distribution Of BHC Donated Seeds & Tools To Farmers

Press Release – Solomon Islands MAL

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) continue to roll out distribution of the British High Commission (BHC) donated seeds and tools to the farming community across the country. Distribution commenced last week Friday 9th April with Betikama … Read more »

UN Atomic Energy Agency To Work With Japan On Fukushima Water Disposal

Press Release – UN News

The International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA, said on Tuesday that it will work closely with Japan which is preparing to release a million tonnes of contaminated seawater used to cool the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant. IAEA Director General Rafael … Read more »

Jacinda Ardern Must Implore Japan To Reverse Its Decision On Fukushima Wastewater

Press Release – Amnesty International Aotearoa New Zealand

Amnesty International is calling on the New Zealand Government to oppose the Government of Japans decision to release more than one million tonnes of radioactive wastewater from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean. We join a … Read more »

Kiwi Team’s Finalised Prototype Unveiled For The International Lexus Design Award 2021

Press Release – Lexus New Zealand

APRIL 13, 2021 Lexus today unveiled the refined prototypes of the six finalists of the Lexus Design Award 2021 global competition, including the Kiwi team Heartfelt composed of two AUT students. Jessica Vea and Gayle Lee the young, local designers … Read more »

Statement On Japan Decision To Release Fukushima Treated Water Into Pacific

Press Release – Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Statement by the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Dame Meg Taylor Regarding the Japan Decision to Release ALPS Treated Water into the Pacific Ocean 13 April 2021 Suva, Fiji: In my capacity as Depositary of the South Pacific Nuclear … Read more »

Malaita Farmers Supported With Essential Agricultural Tools & Materials

Press Release – Solomon Islands MAL

More than 40 farmers in Malaita province has received boosting assistance of agricultural tools and materials from the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) under its Sustainable Economic Growth and Export Strengthening (SEGES) programme last month … Read more »

ICRC Gives Pre-deployment Training To Fiji Corrections Staff Bound For South Sudan

Press Release – ICRC

Suva, Fiji (ICRC) Twenty officers from the Fiji Corrections Service who will be deployed for one year on a UN mission to South Sudan attended a pre-deployment training facilitated by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Suva … Read more »

Work Adds To Museum Street Art

Press Release – Canterbury Museum

Artist Benjamin Work is adding to Canterbury Museums street art collection, creating a huge 330 sq metre floor to wall, mural over a week from today, in the Level 1 Special Exhibition Hall. Museum visitors can watch as he paints the new work across the floor … Read more »

Te Toki Sets Sail For Waitohi-Picton On Voyage Of Support

Press Release – Flying Geese Productions

Te Toki Voyaging Trust is sailing to Waitohi-Picton again on a voyage of support and education named Te Hau K maru. The Trusts waka hourua (double-hulled voyaging waka) Hinemoana is sailing to support the Waka Ama Long Distance Nationals being … Read more »

No New Community Cases; 3 Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no new COVID-19 community cases to report today and three new positive COVID-19 border-related cases in managed isolation since our last update yesterday. Update on the border-related positive COVID-19 case The source investigation into … Read more »