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Pacific Safe Schools Course Administrator - Save the Children

Posted on 06 December 2021

Fixed Term – December 2021 – June 2022 (20-30 days over this period) Part-time – approximately 8 hours per week

Save the Children New Zealand (SCNZ) is seeking an experienced Administrator to…
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NZ govt announce $100m support package to Cook Islands and Fiji

Posted on 30 November 2021

The New Zealand government has announced a further $100 million package to support the Cook Islands and Fiji’s Covid response and recovery.

Foreign Affairs Minister, Nanaia Mahuta, said New Zealand remained committed…
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Urgent calls for global solidarity in pandemic response

Posted on 29 November 2021

Following recent news about the new Covid variant, ‘Omicron’, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Africa, has called for greater global solidarity.

The WHO’s Regional Director for Africa, Dr Moeti, said:…
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Event explores re-imagining Pacific tourism post-pandemic

Posted on 29 November 2021

Covid has effectively closed Pacific state borders to tourists for nearly two years. What will tourism in the Pacific look like post Covid, and how can New Zealanders be ‘good’…
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Advocacy Report May - Aug 2021

Posted on 24 November 2021

Covid continues to dominate in 2021. Disaster strikes in Haiti and Afghanistan. And there is a further push towards joint international development activities.

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This Advocacy Report collates the general…
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Scientists investigate lower covid infection rates across African continent

Posted on 23 November 2021

Though fewer than 6 percent of Africans are vaccinated and residents of many countries do not wear masks regularly, the World Health Organization has described Africa as "one of the least affected…
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How to prevent a future pandemic

Posted on 23 November 2021

Covid deaths and infection rates may dip below seasonal flu levels by the middle of next year assuming new dangerous variants don’t emerge in the meantime, Bill Gates said in Bloomberg,…
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Unpicking the minister’s speech

Posted on 23 November 2021

Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta gave her first major foreign policy speech recently on Aotearoa New Zealand’s policy in the Pacific. Anna Powles, Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Defence and Security Studies…
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Trials and detentions of aid staff increase

Posted on 23 November 2021

The prosecution of aid staff assisting asylum-seekers and refugees in Europe has been adjourned and  the case referred to a higher court.
 
NGOs and human rights advocates are concerned about the trial of 24 aid…
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PNG deadly Covid crisis getting worse

Posted on 23 November 2021

People in Papua New Guinea are not getting enough Covid vaccines due to misinformation. This is causing immense stress and suffering throughout the country, says Quenelda Clegg Chair of CID’s…
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