Pacific Scoop

Border Lockdown Shows Labour Governing For Labour

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The Governments extraordinary step of restricting New Zealanders from coming home reflects the level of its incompetence at the border and the fact that it has no plan for the future, says ACT Leader David Seymour. New Zealanders will … Read more »

Takuta Ferris Signs Up To Ka Pao Te Tōrea – The Dawn Of Māori Futures

Press Release – The Maori Party

Tai Tonga Candidate, Takuta Ferris, has signed up to the visionary thinking that has been produced by Tokona Te Raki (Mori futures collective). The opening statement by Dr Eruera Tarena says it all said Takuta Ferris. The future is not just … Read more »

Domestic Tourism Refocus Perfectly Repositions Themed Accommodation Business Up For Sale

Press Release – Bayleys

New Zealands new-found focus on domestic tourism as a result of Covid-19 related international travel restrictions has perfectly positioned a themed accommodation business on the market for sale. Coromandel Cottages in the township of Coromandel … Read more »

Cook Islands Failure Shows How Much Smarter We Need To Get

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

New Zealand and the Cook Islands are missing out due to having the worlds dumbest borders, says ACT Leader David Seymour. The next government is going to have to get smart. Living resiliently in a post-COVID world will require a lot … Read more »

Moruroa: 54th Anniversary Of First Nuclear Bomb Detonation

Press Release – Peace Movement Aotearoa

Today is the 54th anniversary of Frances first nuclear bomb detonation in French Occupied Polynesia, the first in a total of 193 bomb tests at Mororua and Fangataufa from 1966 to 1996 which left a toxic radioactive legacy that continues to cause immense … Read more »

ChildFund And MFAT Partnership To Have A Positive Impact In Pacific Communities And Southeast Asia

Press Release – ChildFund

ChildFund New Zealand and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) have today announced a partnership to increase the social and emotional wellbeing of vulnerable children, youth and their families in the Pacific and Southeast Asia region. Read more »

2020 Election Demands 3-Way Protection And A Nationwide Grassroots EP Upheaval

Opinion – Harvey Wasserman

The 2020 election will be decided by 3 factors: Registration Rolls, Vote by Mail, and Ballot Counting. How effectively a national grassroots election-protection upheaval can affect them will decide the fate of the Earth. THE REGISTRATION ROLLS have been … Read more »

If Govt Can’t Create A Cooks Bubble, What Can It Do?

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Kiwis will be asking serious questions about the Governments competence if it cant do something as simple as establishing a travel bubble with a Covid-free part of New Zealand, says ACT Leader David Seymour. The Cook Islands are Covid-free … Read more »

DLA Piper Provides Asia Pacific Support To GirlBoss Edge

Press Release – DLA Piper

DLA Piper has partnered with GirlBoss Edge to support New Zealand’s next generation of young female leaders with an interest in Law, Policy and Government. As some countries and businesses emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic in better shape than others, global … Read more »

Sustainable Tourism And Fisheries Key To Growth In Post-COVID Pacific

Opinion – UN ESCAP

By Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana Developing countries of Asia and the Pacific are experiencing unbalanced tolls of the COVID-19 pandemic. Grim milestones in infections and deaths have left countless devastated. Yet, we must look at the economic and social impacts Read more »