Pacific Scoop

2020 Cohort Of Fulbright New Zealand Scholar Award Grantees

Press Release – Fulbright NZ

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND, 11 February, 2020 — Fulbright New Zealand is proud to announce the 2020 cohort of Fulbright New Zealand Scholar Award Grantees. Representing six different universities and research institutions in New Zealand, each scholar … Read more »

Government still playing catch up on Measles

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Now the Measles outbreak is mostly over the Government has cynically announced a Measles catch up campaign, Nationals Associate Health spokesperson Dr Shane Reti says. Under Prime Minister Jacinda Arderns watch this Government declined a … Read more »

Another dry week ahead, with temperatures rising

Press Release – MetService

MetService is forecasting a slow-moving ridge of high pressure will bring dry and settled weather to most of the country this week, with no relief likely for parched areas. A southwesterly flow has kept temperatures on the cool side of the ledger … Read more »

Waikato researcher re-writing history of Pacific

Press Release – University of Waikato

A University of Waikato researcher is re-writing the history of ancient human movement across the Pacific, by changing the way radiocarbon dates are interpreted. Read more »

Registrations top 1000 for family doctor conference

Press Release – Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

More than 1000 GPs, nurses, and health professionals have now registered to come to Auckland in April for the Asia-Pacific regional conference on family medicine. More delegates are expected to register in the coming weeks. The WONCA (world organisation … Read more »

Measles, Coronavirus, Labour and Vote Plantations

Press Release – New Conservative

A damning report has revealed how a lack of action by this Labour/Green/NZF government enabled the tragic measles outbreak in Samoa last year, where most of those who died were children under the age of fifteen. Children. Read more »

Tuwhera Expands The PJR ‘critical Inquiry’ Archive

Press Release – Pacific Media Watch

AUCKLAND ( Pacific Journalism Review/Tuwhera/Pacific Media Watch ): Tuwhera, the open access repository and publisher of Auckland University of Technology, has added 16 years of back copy editions of Pacific Journalism Review to the digital resource. … Read more »

Pacific Cooperation Foundation and Te Ohu Whai Ao sign MoU

Press Release – Pacific Cooperation Foundation

Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF) and Te Ohu Whai Ao Trust (TOWA) have signed a Te Kawenata (Memorandum of Understanding), a commitment that formalises their strategic relationship in providing leadership and direction to create economic, social and … Read more »

Expedition reveals the violent birth of Zealandia

Article – The Conversation

Expedition reveals the violent birth of Earths hidden continent Zealandia, forged in a ring of fire Read more »

APEC Advances Digitization of the APEC Business Travel Card

Press Release – APEC

Officials from APEC member economies break new ground in digitizing the APEC Business Travel Card scheme, seeking to modernize the process and make it easier for cardholders in the region to travel with the development of a mobile application. The APEC Business … Read more »