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Wealth Of New Zealand’s Richest Person’s Soars By $3.4bn Since Beginning Of Pandemic

Press Release – Oxfam NZ

New Zealands richest citizen, Graeme Hart, has seen his fortune increase by NZ$3,494,333,333 since March 2020 a sum equivalent to over half a million New Zealanders receiving a cheque for NZ$6,849 each, reveals a new analysis from Oxfam today. The New Zealand … Read more »

Strengthening Vital Partnerships In The Pacific To Support Health Sector Responses To COVID-19

Press Release – Delegation of the European Union to the Pacific

Group Photo Signing. The European Union (EU), the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Pacific Community (SPC) today signed an agreement that will strengthen their existing partnership to support health … Read more »

Air New Zealand Requires Face Masks On All Flights

Press Release – Air New Zealand

From tomorrow, Air New Zealand will require the use of face masks on all international flights to and from New Zealand as a result of updated overseas government border requirements and as a further proactive safety measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19. … Read more »

FWRM Welcomes New Gender Transformative Institutional Capacity Development (ICD) Initiative

Press Release – FWRM

Fiji launched a ground-breaking Gender Transformative Institutional Capacity Development (ICD) initiative on Wednesday to promote and improve gender equality. The overall goal of the initiative is to create an enabling environment to ensure integration … Read more »

The Best Place In Auckland To Enjoy Free Outdoor Films Alongside Food, Sun And A Cheeky Bevy

Press Release – Auckland Live

Auckland Live continues the Kiwi summer tradition of outdoor family films with an incredible Summer in the Square line-up of blockbusters and classics screening from 24 Jan 25 Feb on the giant digital screen in Aotea Square. <img src=”” … Read more »

9 Cases Of COVID-19 In 2 Days In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are 9 cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation to report in New Zealand since our last media statement on Wednesday. There are no new cases in the community. New border case details Arrival date From Via Positive test day/reason Managed isolation/quarantine … Read more »

Meet TINA3.0 – The United Nations’ New Advisor For Trade Negotiators In Asia And The Pacific

Press Release – UN ESCAP

Bangkok ( ESCAP news ) The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) today launched the latest update of its Trade Intelligence and Negotiation Adviser (TINA), an online tool designed to assist trade policymakers … Read more »

BHC Hands Over Vegetable Seeds & Gardening Tools To MAL

Press Release – Solomon Islands Government

The British High Commission in Honiara on Monday 18th January handed over millions of vegetable seeds and gardening tools to the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL). British High Commissioner to Solomon Islands and Nauru, His Excellency Dr. … Read more »

New Zealand Continues To Disregard Biodiversity Targets, Lobbies For More Bottom Trawling

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

New Zealand is fast developing a reputation as a South Pacific vandal, says Greenpeace, as the government continues to fight against increased ocean protection. At the upcoming meeting of the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO), … Read more »

Determination Pay Off For Gwango Community Farmers Association

Press Release – Solomon Islands MAL

Hard work and sheer determination paid off for Gwango Community Farmers Association (GCFA) at Suafa Bay, North Malaita after they received a cheque worth of $4,216.80 from the sale of 175.7 litres (3 barrels) of virgin coconut oil to Kokonut Pacific … Read more »

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