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Tabuteau to visit Federated States of Micronesia

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Under-Secretary Tabuteau to visit Federated States of Micronesia to meet with Pacific Fisheries Ministers Read more »

DLA Piper welcomes global interns to New Zealand

Press Release – DLA Piper

DLA Piper welcomes two interns from its Global Scholarship Programme to New Zealand this month. Solomon Islands Felix Weape and Harrison Kasibolo will spend time in Auckland and Wellington. They have already been mentored by senior DLA Piper lawyers … Read more »

Kiwi Ferns named to take on Fetu Samoa

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Auckland, New Zealand, June 13, 2019 Kiwi Ferns head coach Justin Morgan has tonight named his 19-strong squad ahead of their clash against Fetu Samoa to launch the inaugural Oceania Cup at Mount Smart Stadium on June 22. Read more »

Extended Kiwi squad named for Tonga test

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Auckland, New Zealand, June 13, 2019 Veteran halves Benji Marshall and Kieran Foran are among 27 players named in a wider Kiwi squad for the inaugural Oceania Cup Test against Mate Maa Tonga at Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland on Saturday, … Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – June 13

Press Release – Hansard

1. Hon AMY ADAMS (NationalSelwyn) to the Prime Minister : Does she stand by all her Government’s statements and actions in relation to the alleged unauthorised access of Budget 2019 material? Read more »

Climate secrets buried deep beneath the Southern Ocean

Press Release – Antarctica New Zealand

A Kiwi couple are on board a ship filled with international experts hoping to extract climate insights from below the seabed in the Southern Ocean. University of Otago paleoceanographer, Christina Riesselman and husband Chris Moy, a paleoclimatologist, … Read more »

2019 recipient of Fulbright-Creative NZ Writer’s Residency

Press Release – Fulbright NZ

This years Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Pacific Writers Residency at the University of Hawaii has been awarded to Oscar Kightley. Oscar is an award-winning journalist, writer, playwright, actor, presenter and director from Auckland. He was … Read more »

Police and Pacific Detector Dog Handlers graduate today

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Six new detector dogs are set to start work in New Zealand and the Pacific on the hunt for narcotics, dodgy cash or firearms and explosives after they and their handlers graduate from the New Zealand Police Dog Training Centre today. Read more »

State of Maine Legalises Assisted Dying

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The State of Maine, US, has legalised assisted dying for its residents joining California, Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, Vermont, Washington, New Jersey, and Montana in providing choice for those suffering at the end of life. Read more »

Letters reveal Talley effort to prevent seafloor protection

Press Release – Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird is releasing letters showing Talleys fishing co, along with other bottom trawling companies, lobbied against seabed protection in the South Pacific. This comes on the eve of Talleys appearance in court on charges of illegal bottom … Read more »

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