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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 »

Oceania Voices on Caring for our Home

Press Release – Caritas Aotearoa

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has released three short videos for World Environment and World Oceans Day highlighting key environmental concerns for the peoples of Oceania. The videos are available through Caritas State of Environment page on its website. … Read more »

Kermadec Sanctuary lost at sea

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

World Oceans Day today highlights the Governments failure to make any progress on the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary in the past 18 months, Nelson MP Dr Nick Smith says. New Zealand has responsibility for one of the largest areas of ocean in the world, … Read more »

All Stars coaching team confirmed

Press Release – Netball NZ

Two of New Zealands leading franchise coaches, Reinga Bloxham and Yvette McCausland-Durie, have been named to guide an All Stars team during this months Cadbury Netball Series. Read more »

Integrating Gender and Human Rights-based Approaches

Press Release – Pacific Community – SPC

Suva, Fiji A workshop to integrate gender and human rights-based approaches and review performance indictors in the fisheries sector was held in Suva this week, coinciding with #WorldOceansDay and its Oceans and Gender theme, being celebrated … Read more »