Pacific Scoop

Myrtle Rust Establishes In Gisborne

Press Release – Gisborne District Council

Myrtle Rust has arrived in Gisborne City, with the recent discovery of the disease on ramarama hedges at two properties in Kaiti. The trees are not smothered by the disease, but it is present, said Dr Murry Cave, principal scientist at Council. … Read more »

Coronavirus: An Unprecedented Crisis, Or Just A Blip In Our Progress?

Opinion – Jack Goldingham Newsom

The outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 has had an unimaginable impact on the lives of billions of people across the globe. Through reflecting on what is happening in our lives, attempting to describe the movements and processes of our condition, we can learn … Read more »

Why Elizabeth Quit Teaching And Involves In Family Farming

Press Release – Solomon Islands MAL

To leave a white-collar job or formal employment is a tough decision one could ponder and it only takes courageous women and men to take the risk. As hockey legend Wayne Gretzky once said, Its important to actually strike out and follow your hearteven … Read more »

Training Aims To Boost Capacity & Economic Activities For Guadalcanal Kava Farmers

Press Release – Solomon Islands MAL

A four-days training to enrich Guadalcanal rural kava farmers capacity and boost economic activities in the province was held recently (17th 21st August 2020). Guadalcanal Provincial Government (GPG) through its Agriculture Division facilitated … Read more »

Developing Resilient Model Farms To Improve Nutrition In Provincial Areas

Press Release – Solomon Islands MAL

The Solomon Islands Government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) has hosted a two-day workshop with key government stakeholders in Honiara recently, to design agricultural model farms that will strengthen community resilience and … Read more »

Hold Them ALL Acountable

Speech – ACT New Zealand

David Seymour speech to Christchurch rally. Introduction Thank you very much Brooke for the kind introduction and everything you are doing to make this campaign the stand-out of this election. Our parliament is living proof that its hard to get … Read more »

FWRM Publishes Assessment Of Women’s Access To Justice In Fiji During COVID-19 Pandemic

Press Release – FWRM

FWRM today published new research focused on womens access to justice during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study titled, Assessment of Womens Access to Justice in Fiji during COVID-19 Pandemic is supported by the Australian Government through … Read more »

The Australian Surf Movie Festival Is Back

Press Release – ASMF

The Australian Surf Movie Festival tour 2020 featuring SwellChasers from Swell and Back, a voyage into the best and greatest biggest swells of the past 3 years 5 Short Films 5 Locations The best surfers on the planet The films feature an array … Read more »

Minister Of Foreign Affairs Makes Two Diplomatic Appointments

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Winston Peters has announced two new diplomatic appointments: Michael Appleton as New Zealands first resident High Commissioner to Sri Lanka. Tredene Dobson as New Zealands next Ambassador to Viet Nam. Sri Lanka New … Read more »

Alert: Through Solidarity, Humanity Will Overcome COVID-19 Pandemic: Timor-Leste President

Press Release – UN News

The COVID-19 pandemic provides an opportunity to focus on the importance of achieving a sustainable future for all people and the planet, the President of Timor-Leste said in his speech to the 75th session of the UN General Assembly on Thursday. In … Read more »