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RNZAF Orion Finds Last Crew Member

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

RNZAF Orion Finds Last Crew Member of Fire-Damaged Chinese Fishing Vessel A Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion has located the last crew member reported overboard from the Jin Xiang 6, a Chinese fishing vessel damaged by fire. The Orion located … Read more »

Ardern must meet Pacific calls

Press Release – Oxfam

New Zealand has been issued a stark challenge from Pacific leaders to dramatically upscale its action to address climate breakdown, Oxfam says, after a clear rallying cry from nations at this weeks Pacific Islands Forum. Read more »

RNZAF Orion finds fire-damaged chinese fishing vessel

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

A Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion on a fisheries patrol about 400 nautical miles west of Tuvalu has located a Chinese fishing vessel damaged by fire. The Orion dropped communications equipment, fresh water and lighting to the crew of the Jin … Read more »

U.S., China & Russia: Rivals For Weaponry & Investment

Article – Richard S. Ehrlich

BANGKOK, Thailand — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent appearance at a Southeast Asian foreign ministers’ conference occurred alongside his rival Chinese and Russian counterparts, with all three trying to woo Thailand’s authoritarian government … Read more »

Clear your diary – Grabaseat $9 deals take off this morning

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealands Grabaseat is releasing 500 domestic flights at just $9 one-way and hundreds of razor-sharp fares to Asia, Australia and the Pacific Islands this morning. Unmissable deals include $9 one-way flights to and from Air New Zealands … Read more »

Crew to sail to NZ from Tahiti using celestial navigation

Press Release – Tuia 250

A double-hulled canoe will depart Tahiti next week and navigate to Aotearoa using the stars, moon and currents to guide its voyage, announced Manat Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Executive Bernadette Cavanagh. Read more »

Child rights experts to speak at Wellington seminar

Press Release – Save the Children New Zealand

Wellingtonians will have the chance to hear international child rights experts from Ireland, Scotland and Samoa speak at the Making Child Rights Real in Aotearoa New Zealand seminar to be held in the city on Wednesday 21 August. Read more »

Pacific Pawa Shift Builds Momentum to Climate Action Summit

Press Release – 350.org

Nadi, Fiji 63 Pacific Climate Warriors (PCWs) from 17 teams across the Pacific gathered in Nadi, to develop strategies to further strengthen the work of climate activists less than a week after the Pacific Island States declared a climate crisis … Read more »

Crew to sail to NZ from Tahiti using celestial navigation

Press Release – Ministry For Culture And Heritage

A double-hulled canoe will depart Tahiti next week and navigate to Aotearoa using the stars, moon and currents to guide its voyage, announced Manat Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Executive Bernadette Cavanagh. Read more »

Can you deal with a digital detox?

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

New research from Auckland University of Technology (AUT) shows tourists who travel technology-free can suffer withdrawal symptoms akin to giving up smoking or drinking. The findings also show that tech-free travellers can regain social, navigation and … Read more »

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