Pacific Scoop

A Seasonal Art Book Fair Returns to K Road

Press Release – Strange Haven

Motivated by the lack of online and offline spaces to buy and sell independent art books in Auckland, Strange Haven follows the wildly successful Winter Art Book Fair with the Spring Art Book Fair. Read more »

Fiji-Born Kiwi Will Have Best of Both Worlds at Invictus

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

Ben Peckham will bring the best of his Fijian and Kiwi worlds when he represents the New Zealand Defence Force in the Invictus Games Sydney 2018. Read more »

NGĀI Tahu Hosts Chinese Jade Carving Delegation

Press Release – Ngai Tahu

A large delegation of leading Chinese Jade experts and dignitaries were hosted by Te Rnanga o Ngi Tahu in Hokitika yesterday in the second of three events to progress the establishment of a New Zealand-based pounamu carving institute. Read more »

Samoan communities to receive free dental care from Kiwis

Press Release – New Zealand Dental Association

Two New Zealand dentists are the recipients of a US$5,000 Wrigley Company Foundation dental grant to help improve dental care and education in the Pacific Islands. This years Pacific Region Grant by Wrigley, with support from New Zealand Dental Association … Read more »

Jacinda Ardern – Speech to 9th Annual Social Good Summit

Speech – New Zealand Government

The importance of family-friendly policies around the world Read more »

Major win for Mexican workers

Press Release – ITUC

Brussels, 21 September 2018 (ITUC OnLine): The decision by the Mexican Senate on 20 September to ratify ILO Convention 98 on the Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining is a major victory for Mexican workers, following a sustained campaign … Read more »

Oceania Exhibition to open in London

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Oceania Exhibition to open in London Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage and Pacific Peoples Carmel Sepuloni will represent New Zealand at the opening of the Oceania exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London on Tuesday 25 September. … Read more »

NZ: Aid workers’ open letter condemns ‘Leaches’ attack

Article – Pacific Media Watch Read more »

Know how to ‘ni hao’ – Chinese language in the Pacific

Press Release – Massey University

Teaching and learning developments for Chinese language in the Pacific are the focus of the summit. Read more »

Historic discharge without conviction for Greenpeace head

Press Release – Greenpeace

Friday 21st September: Greenpeace Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, and climate activist Sara Howell, have been discharged without conviction following action they took to stop the worlds largest oil and gas exploration ship searching for fossil … Read more »