Pacific Scoop

Letters reveal Talley effort to prevent seafloor protection

Press Release – Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird is releasing letters showing Talleys fishing co, along with other bottom trawling companies, lobbied against seabed protection in the South Pacific. This comes on the eve of Talleys appearance in court on charges of illegal bottom … Read more »

Oscar Kightley recipient of 2019 Pacific Writers’ Residency

Press Release – Fulbright NZ

Oscar Kightley named 2019 recipient of the Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Pacific Writers Residency Read more »

New Hamilton Disney on Ice show announced

Press Release – Feld Entertainment

The Ultimate Celebration of Mickey Mouse Kicks Off in Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends NEW AFTER SCHOOL SHOW ON SALE Due to overwhelming demand, a new after school show is now on sale for Hamilton!! Thursday 8th August 4.30pm! Grab your mouse … Read more »

Bachelet welcomes Botswana High Court decision

Press Release – United Nations Human Rights Commissioner

GENEVA (11 June 2019) The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday warmly welcomed the decision by the High Court of Botswana to decriminalize consensual same-sex relations between adults by striking down relevant provisions … Read more »

Education and Employment to Close

Press Release – Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has made the decision to close its education and training provider, Education and Employment. The service will close on 30 June 2019. Education and Employment has been a valuable part of The Salvation Armys work for 41 years, providing training … Read more »

Man charged with indecent assault

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Tokoroa Police have arrested and charged a man with indecent assault after receiving a complaint from a member of the public. Read more »

Discussion of kava imports reflects lack of understanding

Article – Apo Aporosa

Australias discussion of kava imports reflects lack of cultural understanding Read more »

Kiwi company to turn on the power for remote Solomon Islands

Press Release – Infratec

New Zealand sustainable energy company Infratec has won a joint bid to deliver renewable electricity generation for the first time to four outer islands in the Solomons. Read more »

Currie goes back to back at Asia-Pacific Championships

Press Release – Braden Currie

June 14 2019 – When the going got tough at the Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship in Cairns, Red Bull athlete Braden Currie just got tougher – defending his title and winning by nearly 20 minutes today Read more »

How the Commonwealth Blue Charter is a beacon of hope

Opinion – Commonwealth

To mark World Oceans Day, Commonwealth Head of Oceans and Natural Resources Dr Nicholas Hardman-Mountford shares how his organisations Blue Charter is a beacon of hope for the future of ocean governance. Read more »