Pacific Scoop

Significant indigenous art exhibition goes live

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

New Zealands most significant Indigenous art exhibition this year opens on Saturday (23 November) at Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato. Read more »

Air New Zealand makes summer international schedule changes

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is making some changes to its international schedule over summer as a result of ongoing global issues impacting some Rolls-Royce engines on its Boeing 787-9 aircraft. Read more »

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck wins prestigious Golden Boot Award

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Auckland, New Zealand, November 17, 2019 New Zealand Rugby League congratulates Kiwi #779, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, on winning the prestigious IRL Golden Boot Award for 2019. The Otahuhu Leopards junior is now recognised as the best current player … Read more »

Tim Costley National’s new candidate in Otaki

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Tim Costley Nationals new candidate in Otaki Local party members have selected Tim Costley as Nationals candidate in taki for the 2020 General Election. Mr Costley is replacing retiring MP Nathan Guy, who is standing down after five terms. … Read more »

Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall arrive in NZ

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall have arrived in New Zealand for their week-long visit to the country. Read more »

Pacific States to meet in Fiji

Press Release – UNHCHR

Pacific States to meet in Fiji to help boost participation of Small Island Developing States with the United Nations premier human rights body Read more »

Kacific1 satellite arrives at SpaceX launch site

Press Release – Kacific

Kacific1 satellite arrives at SpaceX launch site in Cape Canaveral, Florida Cape Canaveral, FL. 14 November 2019 The Kacific1 communications satellite, built by Boeing, has arrived at SpaceX facilities in Cape Canaveral, Florida, where it … Read more »

Measles in the Pacific – Expert Q&A

Press Release – Science Media Centre

The established outbreaks in Samoa and Tonga have been getting steadily worse, and this week has seen six people quarantined in Fiji and a health emergency declared in American Samoa . Read more »

Taranaki DHB proposes rural model of care for South Taranaki

Press Release – Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki DHB chief executive Rosemary Clements attended this week’s South Taranaki Community Health Forum & Taranaki Ki Te Tonga, to give an update on the progress of planning following the public forum held in August. Read more »

Sea-level rise has claimed five whole islands in the Pacific

Article – The Conversation

The Solomon Islands are low-lying and vulnerable to changes in sea level. Javier Leon , Author provided Read more »