Pacific Scoop

Speech From The Throne

Speech – New Zealand Government

E aku hoa i te ara o te whai, Kia kotahi t ttou takahi i te k, ko tku whiwhi kei t koutou tautoko mai. Ko tku ki a koutou, hei whakapiki manawa mku. He horomata rangatira te mahi, e rite ai te whiwhinga a te ringatuku, me te ringakape … Read more »

Start Planning For Your Cook Islands Holiday With A New Virtual 360 Navigation Tool

Press Release – Cook Islands Tourism New Zealand

Pacific Resort Rarotonga In the not too distant future travel to the Cook Islands will once again become a reality. To help travellers with Polynesian planning, the Cook Islands has created an all new virtual reality feature online, showcasing six … Read more »

FWRM Marks The Beginning Of The 16 Days Of Activism, Welcoming Govt’s Commitment To A National Action Plan Against VAW

Press Release – Fiji Women’s Rights Movement

FWRM kicked off the 16 Days of Activism today as part of the historic launch for the consultation process of the Fiji National Action Plan to Prevent Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG). The launch of the consultations for the National Action Plan … Read more »

Concert Review: Avantdale Bowling Club At The Wellington Jazz Festival

Opinion – Howard Davis

On Saturday night, Auckland rapper and MC Tom Scott brought his stunning jazz-infused Taite Music Prize-winning project Avantdale Bowling Club , to the Opera House headlining Wellington’s 2020 Jazz Festival. The highly articulate Scott proved he is hardly … Read more »

Australia’s Can-do Attitude Puts Labour To Shame

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The Prime Minister should hang her head in shame at news that the New South Wales Government is importing workers direct from the Pacific Islands to pick its crops, says ACT Leader David Seymour. There are local industries crying out for a workforce … Read more »

NZDF Training Team Leaves Fiji With Military Ties In Good Heart

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

A New Zealand Defence Force training team is leaving Fiji this week having provided local troops with practical instruction in a range of areas from life-saving first aid to hydrographic surveying techniques. The team leaves the Pacific nation saying … Read more »

Bayleys Rotorua Office Premises Go Up For Sale

Press Release – Bayleys Realty Group

The high-profile CBD premises housing the Rotorua office of New Zealands largest full-service real estate company have been placed on the market for sale. 1092 Fenton Street, Rotorua Central The modern ground-floor unit for sale on a prominent corner … Read more »

Anchor Speciality Milks Go Carbonzero™

Press Release – Anchor

Auckland, New Zealand: Anchors range of specialty milks are being certified as Toit carbonzero this November, as part of its commitment to reduce its footprint. Read more »

Outstanding Line-up For Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction This Saturday

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction

This Saturday close to 650 wine lovers and enthusiasts will be at Toitoi HB Arts & Events Centre. Guests will sample an outstanding line up of 41 Hawkes Bay wine blends that will be up for grabs later in the day, at the 29th annual Hawkes … Read more »

APEC Leaders Issue Kuala Lumpur Declaration

Press Release – APEC

The leaders of the 21 APEC member economies issued the Kuala Lumpur Declaration following the first-ever virtual 27th APEC Economic Leaders Meeting chaired by Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin. Convening for the first time since the … Read more »