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Auckland Museum And Ngāti Kuri Receive $13.3m Iwi-led Collaborative Research Grant

Press Release – Auckland Museum

T ttou h i te tuatahi ko te moana, h tuarua n ttou te whenua – our first breath is from the ocean our second from the land – Ngti Kuri whakatauki. Tmaki Paenga Hira Auckland Museum and Ngti Kuri have been successful in establishing … Read more »

Silo Returns To The New Normal With A Deep Hug Of A Play!

Press Release – Silo Theatre

Silo Theatre presents The Milford Asset Management Season of EVERY BRILLIANT THING By Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe Directed by Danielle Cormack with Jason Te Kare  Performed by Anapela Polata’ivao and Jason Te Kare In a year where … Read more »

Royal New Zealand Navy Delivers Medical Supplies To Tonga

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Navy dive hydrographic vessel HMNZS Manawanui will make a contactless port visit to Tonga next week to deliver medical supplies on behalf of a New Zealand charity. Manawanui, returning to New Zealand from the two-week Exercise … Read more »

The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two: NZ Tour February 2021

Press Release – The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two

The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two , featuring Howard Morrison Jnr, Russell Harrison, Chris Powley and Andre King, take to the road in February 2021 with a two hour show to celebrate and recreate the magic of the NZ entertainment phenomenon that was the … Read more »

Science, Solidarity And Solutions Needed Against Climate Change: Guterres

Press Release – UN News

UNDP Colombia/Mauricio Enriquez O. The La Mojana region of Colombia is highly vulnerable to climate-change induced floods and droughts. A UN project helps build resilience to these impacts, which also strengthens communities from other shocks such as the … Read more »

Women’s Anti-Corruption Toolkit Launched In Fiji

Press Release – United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

A new Anti-corruption Toolkit for women-owned, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Fiji, was launched on Wednesday by the United Nations Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption (UN-PRAC) Project. This toolkit offers practical guidance on what … Read more »

Young Fijians Engage In Rights-Based Development

Press Release – UNDP Pacific Centre

Young Fijians develop their leadership skills by engaging in various activities, including sports The democratic process for sustainable development relies on the engagement of everyone, young and old, with shared goals. Meaningful engagement of … Read more »

Pacific Student Leaders Share 2050 Hopes, Solutions

Press Release – Pacific Islands Forum

Doctoral candidates, postgraduate researchers and others from the Pacific’s regional university have brought their ideas, concerns, and solutions for the future for the region to a special ‘Pacific 2050’ feedback session. The University of the South … Read more »

Grew Up Singing In South Auckland, Now Singing With The Met

Press Release – University of Auckland

  Two former students from the School of Music, University of Auckland, New Zealand Tongan tenor Manase Latu and New Zealand Samoan bass-baritone Samson Setu, have secured places on the prestigious New York Metropolitan Operas Lindemann … Read more »

Greens In Crisis Over Private School Funding

Article – Socialist Equality Group

By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group (NZ) 5 September 2020, original url: A crisis erupted in the New Zealand Green Party late last month after co-leader James Shaw boasted that the Labour Party-led coalition government, which includes the Greens … Read more »

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