South Pacific Minerals Corp.
TSX VENTURE : SPZ
FRANKFURT : S8Q

South Pacific Minerals Corp.

September 08, 2005 16:56 ET

South Pacific Minerals Corp Announces Listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 8, 2005) - South Pacific Minerals Corp.'s (TSX VENTURE:SPZ)(FWB:S8Q) common stock started trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol S8Q, effective Thursday, Sep. 1, 2005.

The listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange provides the company with increased exposure to worldwide capital markets and enables Europeans to trade the company's common stock in euros. The European investment community has expressed an interest in South Pacific Minerals projects in PNG and the company looks forward to widening its shareholder base in the region in the near future with further presentations.

The German brokerage firm of N.M. Fleischhacker AG, based in Frankfurt/Main, sponsored the listing and will be the market-maker. The company's ISIN number is CA8391511075 and the German Security Code is A0F5WX.

South Pacific Minerals is at the forefront of mineral exploration in Papua New Guinea with an effective 85% interest in three porphyry copper /gold +/- molybdenum and epithermal/intrusive related gold exploration licenses, plus 5 EL applications covering a total area of approximately 7,500sq kms. Most of these properties have advanced stage projects with significant known gold +/- copper in trench and drill hole, with additional drill ready targets.

South Pacific Minerals Corp.

P.A.McNeil, President/CEO, M.Sc.

The statements made in this News Release may contain certain forward-looking statements. Actual events or results may differ from the Company's expectations. Certain risk factors may also affect the actual results achieved by the company.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept the responsibility of the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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