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Pacific Governments Conclude Regional Policy Dialogue On Climate Related Mobility

Press Release – IOM and ESCAP

6th Regional Policy Dialogue Over the past three months, the joint-agency Pacific Climate Change Migration and Human Security (PCCMHS) programme has hosted a series of six regional policy dialogues with senior government officials from across the … Read more »

New Zealand Crowns Two New WKN World Champions At Born To Fight 8 In Auckland

Press Release – World Kickboxing Network

The World Kickboxing Network returned to New Zealand this past Saturday (Nov. 28) with a pair of prestigious titles contested on the top of Born to Fight 8 at YMCA Auckland. In the main event Dhcamad Armstrong of New Zealand and Lapa Halangahu of … Read more »

Low-lying Pacific Island Has More Land Above Sea Level Than In 1943

Press Release – University of Auckland

An inhabited island in the low-lying Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands, which are thought to be at risk of being inundated by rising sea levels, has actually increased in size since 1943, scientists say. And the increase in area above sea level is likely … Read more »

Distribution Of Vegetable Seeds & Tools Extended To Provinces

Press Release – Solomon Islands MAL

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) has stretched its vegetable seeds and farming tools distribution programme under the Covid-19 Livelihood Sector Agriculture Support to the provinces. The distribution is part of the ongoing agriculture support … Read more »

NGOCHR: Victims Of Police Brutality Deserve Justice

Press Release – Fiji Women’s Rights Movement

The NGO Coalition on Human Rights strongly condemns police brutality and calls for urgent reviews of the investigation processes to be transparent and timely so that justice is upheld. Were deeply disturbed and saddened at the news that Batai … Read more »

Afamasaga Jackie Curry Appointed To Lead PCF Operations

Press Release – Pacific Cooperation Foundation

Fiso John Fiso (ONZM) concludes his time as Pacific Cooperation Foundation board chair and acting chief executive as Afamasaga Jackie Curry appointed to lead PCF operations Following six months as chair and acting chief executive (CE), and three … Read more »

The 2020 Physics Room Annual Fundraiser

Press Release – The Physics Room

The 2020 Physics Room Annual Fundraiser presents limited edition objects by three artists who have exhibited with us this year. With most artworks priced between $50 and $500, this is a rare opportunity to acquire work by these three contemporary … Read more »

West Papua Solidarity In Aotearoa New Zealand On 1 December

Press Release – Peace Movement Aotearoa

Below are the details of the solidarity events around Aotearoa on Tuesday, 1 December – in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin – along with a brief summary of why 1 December is so important for the people of West Papua. West Papua has been … Read more »

Govt Goes “hard And Early” On RSE Workers

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Labour has gone hard and early to support local growers, which means its allowing them access to Pacific workers two months into the horticultural season, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Todays move should be welcomed, but its too … Read more »

Speech From The Throne

Speech – New Zealand Government

E aku hoa i te ara o te whai, Kia kotahi t ttou takahi i te k, ko tku whiwhi kei t koutou tautoko mai. Ko tku ki a koutou, hei whakapiki manawa mku. He horomata rangatira te mahi, e rite ai te whiwhinga a te ringatuku, me te ringakape … Read more »

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