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Samoa’s PM Fiamē Confirmed As Keynote At Aid Conference – Tuesday

Press Release – Council for International Development

Prime Minister of Samoa, Fiam Naomi Mataafa will give a keynote address at the Council for International Developments (CID) annual conference on Tuesday morning, October 26. The conference will be online She is joined by the Prime Minister … Read more »

Tokelau Champions Language And Culture

Press Release – Minister for Pacific Peoples

COVID-19 continues to be a powerful reminder of the importance of language and culture to the wellbeing of our Pacific communities, said the Minister for Pacific Peoples, Aupito William Sio. Our Tokelau community in Aotearoa has responded strongly to … Read more »

Pacific Likely To Experience Double Dip La Niña Episode

Press Release – Sprep Proe

The Pacific is likely to experience a rare occurrence of what is called a double dip La Nia in the coming months, Climate models and predictions tools used by Pacific National Meteorological and Hydrological services (NMHSs) show. The prediction, based … Read more »

Nine To Twelve Tropical Cyclones Predicted For 2021/2022 Cyclone Season

Press Release – Sprep Proe

The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) has predicted that between nine to twelve tropical cyclones could impact the Pacific region this cyclone season. Three or more could develop into severe tropical cyclones. The prediction … Read more »

Families Building Stronger Financial Outcomes

Press Release – The Generator

Two years after launching, The Generator is continuing to help enterprising Kiwis experiencing financial hardship to pave their way to a stronger financial future and improve their wellbeing. Ann Gafo, a single mother who moved to New Zealand from … Read more »

For A Safe Future For The Pacific, Fossil Fuel Projects And Subsidies Must End At COP26

Press Release – Greenpeace

SYDNEY , Oct 22 2021 – The Pacific has demanded that world leaders at the upcoming COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow must draw a line under new coal, oil and gas projects and immediately end fossil fuel subsidies if the Pacific islands are to remain above … Read more »

Voices Of The Future An Incredible Experience, Say Alumni Organisers

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

With a record number of economies attending APEC Voices of the Future 2021, five New Zealand alumni of the event are helping to organise the unique summit. The largest turn-out in the events 23-year history will see the former Kiwi delegates hosting … Read more »

Dame Cindy Kiro’s Swearing-In Speech

Speech – Government House

He tui, he kiwi, he kahu, he piwakawaka nga manu o te ngahere i Te Wao Nui A Tane Nga hua o te moana, nga awa, nga maunga hoki o nga mea miharo o te Ao! I am honoured to be appointed the 22nd Governor-General of Aotearoa New Zealand, and grateful … Read more »

2021 Annual Meeting: Chair And Chief Executive Addresses

Speech – Auckland Airport

Patrick Strange, Chair Tn koutou, tn koutou, tn tatou katoa. Good morning and welcome everyone to Auckland Airports annual meeting. Thank you for joining us today via video link. Im sorry we are not able to hold this meeting in person. … Read more »

Protecting Vanuatu’s Marine Species

Press Release – SPREP

Port Vila, Vanuatu (21 October 2021) Vanuatu is blessed with a diverse and productive marine environment, and our marine species, such as fish, turtles and seabirds are part of our cultural heritage, said Esline Garaebiti, Director General, … Read more »

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