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Ngāti Hine Release Marae Guidelines Toolkit

Press Release – Ngati Hine

Te Manawaroa o Ngti Hine, the Ngti Hine Covid-19 Emergency Response Taskforce have partnered with Te Maara a Hinemaru to release a Marae Guidelines Toolkit to support hap and marae trustees. The group have created a resource toolkit that … Read more »

The International Tech4Islands Awards The Innovation For The RECOVERY Of The “islands Of Tomorrow”

Press Release – La French Tech Polynesie

Converging the forces of innovation of French Polynesia, LA FRENCH TECH POLYNSIE will launch the second edition of its international TECH4ISLANDS AWARDS 2020 competition this Tuesday 26 May . The main objective of this event – the only one in the world … Read more »

Auckland Council Ignores Obligations To Mana Whenua

Press Release – Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

Government Ministers and Auckland Council continue to show a complete disregard for the law and their obligations to Mana whenua says Te Rnanga o Ngti Whtua Chair, Dame Rangimarie Naida Glavish. On 26 March 2020, Auckland Council notified … Read more »

Samoa Language Week Theme Is Perfect For The Post-COVID-19 Journey

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio, says the theme for the 2020 Samoa Language Week is a perfect fit for helping our Pacific communities cope with the unfolding COVID-19 crisis, and to prepare now for the journey ahead as New Zealand … Read more »

Palestinian Leadership Response To Israeli Occupation Plans

Press Release – General Delegation of Palestine

In response to the recent Israeli occupation plans to annex parts of the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT), the Palestinian Leadership has declared the following points. The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the State of Palestine are … Read more »

FFA Continues To Monitor Fishing Amidst COVID-19 Situation

Press Release – Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

The RFSC team during OP RAI BALANG, the surveillance operation taking place as global COVID restrictions came into effect.There were considerably less personnel in the Regional Fisheries Surveillance Centre due to travel restrictions; aircraft were … Read more »

Hub Created To Help Porirua Businesses

Press Release – Porirua City Council

Businesses are facing tough times and real challenges due to Covid-19, and Porirua City Council has a place to go to find out about the support that is available. On a page within the Council website, there is a hub with are links to Government grants, … Read more »

Childcare Is Critical For Recovery. We Can’t Just Snap Back To ‘normal’ Funding Arrangements

Article – The Conversation

This week, the federal government released a review of a relief package it put in place in April to ensure the early childhood education and care sector remained financially viable and children of essential workers, as well as vulnerable children, could continue … Read more »

The Problems With Testing And Case Statistics For Covid-19

Article – Nathan Hoturoa Gray

To begin to understand disease transmission in a country requires adequate testing of your population with properly vetted, accurate tests. As the world struggles to find what ‘adequate percentage’ of the population is necessary, (estimates predict … Read more »

Confusion Reigns Supreme Around Church Messaging

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Prime Minister needs to front up and explain why her stance on church attendance differs from the New Zealand police, says Agnes Loheni Nationals associate spokesperson for Pacific Peoples. In an interview on a Radio Samoa programme two officers confirmed … Read more »

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