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PPE support for PNG COVID-19 crisis

New Zealand will provide support to Papua New Guinea following a surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths, Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta announced...

Australia to provide 1 million vaccine doses to PNG

Australia will give one million doses of its internationally-produced AstraZeneca vaccine supplies to Papua New Guinea as the country battles a widespread...

Australian police roll out new missing person messaging system

Sydney, AUSTRALIA, 11 MARCH 2021 The NSW Police Force has unveiled an SMS geo-targeting alert system to assist them...

Women in regulation – three leaders discuss the challenge

One of the seismic shifts in Australia’s public sector in the last 30 years has been the rise of women to senior...

Overcoming self-doubt opens door to Pacific opportunity

Ministry for Pacific Peoples TupuToa, intern Olivia-Sianna Masoe with Minister for Pacific Peoples, Aupito William Sio and Olivia’s parents, Ahmai and Telesia Masoe at...

COVID-19 conspiracy theorists: genuine or just selfish?

AUSTRALIA, 5 MARCH, 2021 COVID-19 conspiracy theorists are more concerned about their own health and less concerned about the...

PM sends condolences to PNG

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed her condolences at the passing of long-serving former Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Grand Chief...

COVID-19 vaccine training scheme launched

AUSTRALIA, 8 FEBRUARY, 2021 A Federal Government-funded training scheme for Australia’s COVID-19 vaccination workforce has been launched today.

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Medsafe delays decision on Janssen COVID-19 vaccine

New Zealand's medicines regulator, Medsafe, says it will hold off on a decision regarding a COVID-19 vaccine from pharmaceutical company, Janssen, until...

Bowel screening now available in Wellington region

The National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP) was launched in Wellington this week, bringing free screening to around 45,000 people living in Kapiti,...

Fines dialled up for using mobile phone while driving

The infringement fee for using a mobile phone while driving will increase from $80 to $150 from April 30, Transport Minister Michael...

Govt puts bite on greyhound racing industry

The Government has today announced a review of animal welfare and safety efforts in the greyhound racing industry. “While...

New Police station for Mount Roskill

A new Police station for Mount Roskill will be officially opened next week.  From April 20, the Mount Roskill...
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