Pacific Scoop

Strategically-developed Eco’ Farm With High Regard For The Environment Is Placed On The Market For Sale

Press Release – Bayleys

A strategically developed New Zealand sheep and beef farm aligned to an international award-winning environmental enhancement project has been placed on the market for sale. The 377-hectare property on the Mahia Peninsula between Gisborne and Hawkes … Read more »

West Papua Celebrates The 10th Anniversary Independence Day

Column – Yoab Syatfle

On Thursday, October 19, 2021 officially people of West Papua celebrate the 10th Anniversary Independence Day of the Federal Republic of West Papua on October 19, 2021 in Jayapua State Capital of West Papua, Sorong Province, Doberai (Manokwari) … Read more »

Iconic Heritage Villa For Sale Offers A Link To Napier’s Past

Press Release – Bayleys

An iconic Napier heritage villa that was one of few buildings in the city centre to survive the 1931 Hawkes Bay earthquake has been put up for sale. <img src=”” … Read more »

Three Days Agriculture Show Commence Tuesday 19 October

Press Release – Solomon Islands MAL

A three days agriculture show to mark this years World Food Day (WFD) will commence on Tuesday 19th until Thursday 21st October, 2021. The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) is organizing the celebration. WFD usually falls on 16 October, however, … Read more »

Government Set To Launch Historic Agriculture 10-year Growth Strategy

Press Release – Solomon Islands MAL

The government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) will launch the countrys first ever Agriculture Sector Growth Strategy and Investment Plan (ASGSIP 2021-2030) on Tuesday 19th October, 2021. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare … Read more »

Oxfam Aotearoa Reacts To Government’s $1.3b Commitment To Tackling Climate Change

Press Release – Oxfam

Today’s announcement is a fantastic outcome for communities on the frontlines of climate change, Oxfam Aotearoa Executive Director Rachael Le Mesurier said in response to the $1.3 billion the Government has promised in climate finance over the next … Read more »

Action Urgently Needed To Combat The Devastating Impact Of Covid-19 In The Pacific, Says World Vision Report

Press Release – World Vision New Zealand

Experts are warning that development gains across the Pacific region over the past 10 years could be undone due to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the region could face a lost decade of economic progress unless action is urgently taken*. … Read more »

New Zealand Ambassador To France Announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta today announced the appointment of Caroline Bilkey as New Zealands next Ambassador to France and the OECD. Aotearoa New Zealand and France have a shared history, and enjoy a strong, collaborative partnership. … Read more »

‘Trouble In Paradise’: Exhibition To Shine Spotlight On Climate Change In The Pacific

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

A new exhibition revealing the impacts of climate change on Pacific communities will be unveiled at the National Library this November. Trouble in Paradise will present the sixty winning photographs of a competition run by the UK Government … Read more »

Tāmaki Makaurau Pulling Out All The Stops For Super Saturday Vaccination Drive

Press Release – Northern Region Health Coordination Centre

People will get a whole lot more than a vaccine dose this Saturday, with free ice cream, sausage sizzles, live music and spot prizes on offer at many vaccination centres and pop-up events being held across the city. Super Saturday, the nationwide drive … Read more »