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UN Intervention Needed On Suspected Murder Case Linked To Global Tuna Trader

Press Release – Greenpeace

The suspected murder of an I-Kiribati fisheries observer in March of this year demands UN intervention to ensure effective and thorough investigation, according to a formal complaint by Greenpeace USA and the Association for Professional Observers (APO) … Read more »

‘Theme Me Up Scotty!’ – A Symphony For Suzy On Tour

Press Release – CUE Entertainment Ltd

CUE Entertainment is proud to present a celebration of 60 years of television in New Zealand with a concert performance of popular TV theme tunes across the six decades in a show called, Theme Me Up Scotty! touring the South Island in October. … Read more »

Will Covid-19 Put An End To Globalization?

Article – Nathan Gray

With countries internal societies in potential long term crisis, what is the virus doing to the age of globalization in general? Is it going to slow the flow of people, trade and capital or will it kill off this neo-liberal concept altogether? Given … Read more »

ACT Leader’s Address To Election Campaign Launch – ASB Waterfront Theatre, 12 July 2020

Speech – ACT New Zealand

Introduction Thank you very much. Elections in New Zealand like everywhere – are a very special tradition, because they are driven by you. Theyre an opportunity to change your future. If you think about it, the Government doesnt do much. It … Read more »

Inaugural Launch Of Kiribati Language Week

Press Release – Minister for Pacific Peoples

The Minister for Pacific Peoples, Aupito William Sio is pleased to announce the inaugural launch of Kiribati Language Week as part of the 2020 Pacific language Weeks programme. I am so pleased that this year we are able to provide resourcing support … Read more »

FFA Fisheries Observers Repatriated On Chartered Flight

Press Release – Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

Pictured are the nine Fisheries Observers from Fiji, Solomon Islands, and Papua New Guinea just before boarding the chartered aircraft on Monday 6th July, 2020 Pago Pago time. Photo: Steve Kostelnik Nine Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) … Read more »

Te Tai Tonga Candidate Says “Tiwai Point Whānau Come First”

Press Release – The Maori Party

Takuta Ferris, Te Tai Tonga candidate for the Mori Party, is urging government to place whnau first in the wake of announcements around Tiwai Point. The declaration that one of the region’s major employers the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter is closing … Read more »

PASO AGM Recognises Retiring Chairperson’s Outstanding Contribution To Pacific Aviation Safety

Press Release – Pacific Aviation Safety Office

PASO General Manager, Mr. Andrew Valentine with retiring PASO Chair, Mr. Wilson Sagati, OBE. Credit. The Pacific Aviation Safety Office (PASO) Council of Directors recognised the outstanding contribution of the retiring Chairperson, … Read more »

Steve Carlin Sings Sinatra With The Rodger Fox Big Band!

Press Release – Carterton Events Centre

Steve Carlin Wairarapa singer Steve Carlin has become one of the foremost crooners in New Zealand with a rich baritone voice that captures the essence of the swing-era vocalists. On Friday August 21st he will be teaming up with the internationally acclaimed … Read more »

Feather Cloak And Helmet Gifted To Captain Cook To Return Permanently To Hawai‘i

Press Release – Te Papa

An ahu ula (feather cloak) and mahiole (feather helmet) gifted to Captain Cook in 1779 are being permanently returned to Hawaii by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. These cherished items were gifts from Hawaiian Chief Kalanipuu … Read more »