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Auckland Man Helps Fly Aid to Quake-Ravaged Indonesian City

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

Auckland Man Helps Fly Aid to Quake-Ravaged Indonesian City Six years ago, Max Longdill often saw military planes flying at Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Base Auckland as he drove past to and from Westlake Boys High School. A few days ago, he came back … Read more »

PM Morrison must act now to stop escalating Nauru crisis

Press Release – Amnesty International

With the critical situation on Nauru deteriorating even further, Amnesty International is calling on Australian Prime Minister Morrison to show leadership and urgently bring all refugees and asylum seekers to Australia. Read more »

PM O’Neill to Finance Ministers: Accelerate Breakthroughs

Press Release – APEC

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 18 October 2018 Against the backdrop of rising trade and debt risk, finance ministers from APEC member economies convened this week in Port Moresby to determine policy measures for ensuring growth in the changing … Read more »

Alternative trade strategy hui starts tomorrow

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

Alternative trade strategy hui starts tomorrow, aims to set agenda for change A 2-day hui to explore what an alternative and progressive trade strategy should look like starts tomorrow morning at 9am at the Fale Pasifika at Auckland University, … Read more »

24% premium dangled to buy control of Restaurant Brands

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Mexico’s Finaccess Capital has offered $881.5 million – a 24 percent premium – to buy three-quarters of Restaurant Brands New Zealand. Read more »

APEC Finance Ministers Issue Joint Statement

Press Release – APEC

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 17 October 2018 Finance Ministers from the APEC member economies issued a joint statement reflecting the outcomes of the APEC Finance Ministers Meeting in Port Moresby chaired by Papua New Guinea Deputy Prime Minister … Read more »

Call to tackle climate change to save our fisheries

Press Release – FAO

THERE needs to be quick and dramatic actions to address climate change to safeguard Pacific fisheries. Read more »

Op-Ed: A Decade of Disruption Comes Home to Roost

Article – APEC

By Dr Alan Bollard, Executive Director of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Secretariat in Singapore and former Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand from 2002-2012. Read more »

The Power of Choice: State of World Population Report 2018

Press Release – UNFPA

Rights and choice are at the centre of the mandate of the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA. Read more »

Wing 319 celebrate their graduation

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Seventy eight new constables will join their friends and family in celebrating their graduation at The Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC) this week. Read more »

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