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$178 000 raised for Child Cancer Foundation

Press Release – Child Cancer Foundation

$178 000 raised for Child Cancer Foundation at Auckland Champions Luncheon The Child Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce that $178 000 was raised at the second Auckland Champions Luncheon on the 16th of August at Aotea Centre. Hosted by local businessman … Read more »

FWRM condemns domestic violence. Enough is Enough!

Press Release – Fiji Women’s Rights Movement

FWRM strongly condemns the horrific and brutal killing of Fijian women in intimate partner violence and stand with women across Fiji to call for action. Yet again, we add another death to the gruesome statistics we have for fatalities through domestic … Read more »

City Gallery Wellington presents Eavesdropping

Press Release – City Gallery Wellington

City Gallery Wellington presents Eavesdropping an exhibition that explores the politics of listening in our post-Snowden moment. But it isnt just about big data, surveillance, and security, its also about our personal responsibilities as earwitnesses. Read more »

20 libraries to open in Tongan villages

Press Release – University of Auckland

Twenty new libraries brimming with books donated by the University of Auckland community will soon open in Tonga. Read more »

Auckland Needs a Pacific Cultural Centre Now

Press Release – Edwin Puni

For too long our voice has gone unheard. It’s time for us to stand up and be counted. Auckland has the largest Pacific population (300,000) of any city in the world. That’s a compelling point of difference and cause for celebration. A Pacific Cultural Centre … Read more »

The Great Pacific’s Vortex of Trash is at its worst

Press Release – Algalita

The Great Pacifics Vortex of Trash is the worst it has ever been A New Zealand ocean activists recent trip to the ever-growing Great Pacific Garbage Patch has come with a stark warning: Act now, or we will be forced to adapt to a plastic-filled … Read more »

NZ Parliament welcomes delegation from French Polynesia

Press Release – Office of the Speaker

The New Zealand Parliament welcomes a delegation from French Polynesia led by Gaston Tong Sang, President of French Polynesias National Assembly, this week. Read more »

NZ MP heads to Asia-Pacific forum on climate change

Press Release – Office of the Speaker

This week, Health Committee member Hon Michael Woodhouse will represent the New Zealand Parliament at the 5th Asia-Pacific Parliamentarian Forum on Global Health (APPFGH). This is a platform for parliamentarians in the Asia-Pacific to exchange ideas and … Read more »

As voyage begins from Tahiti we honour Sir Hek Busby

Press Release – Tuia 250

The moment of departure of a double-hulled canoe from Tahiti to Aotearoa New Zealand will be a very special moment, say Tuia 250 National Coordinating Committee Co-Chairs Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr and Dame Jenny Shipley. Read more »

Diamonds Secure W-League Title

Press Release – Wellington United

Wellington United Diamonds achieved the first of their seasons goals when they secured a second consecutive W-League title with comfortable 6-0 win over Western Suburbs in atrocious conditions that saw the game called off with 10 or so minutes left to … Read more »

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