In its thirty years, the Fund has delivered by distributing to the Government of Tuvalu over AUD100 million dollars in absolute terms or AUD$154 million in 2017 values.
Tokelau’s Energy Milestone: Atafu expands renewable energy to Matagi, enabling economic growth and development
Even though Tokelau is too small to influence global climate and energy negotiations and politics, it can champion the pathway the Pacific region has vowed to walk in regards to renewable energy and the fight to reduce fossil fuels and carbon emissions.
Laulu Mac Leauanae has been appointed the new Chief Executive for the Ministry for Pacific Peoples. This was announced yesterday by State Services Commissioner, Mr Peter Hughes. “[He] brings diverse experience and strong leadership skills…to...
Cardiovascular disease is known as the ‘silent killer’ because patients might not know they are at risk. They feel fine, they feel strong, and if they aren’t fully informed, they may not think it’s necessary to make lifestyle changes.
“The 4G Mobile network is a modern Broadband ICT platform that was once a dream of our past generations is now made real by this generation.” Hon. Mose Pelasio.
“I wanted to talk about fa’atosaga (midwifery) and I wanted to write a story about an anti-hero and I wanted to make a picture about ghosts. A combination of those things produced this story.” Tusi Tamasese, Director.
Despite rugby’s global renaissance and positive outlook, some countries – Japan, Poland, Belgium, Fiji – are finding that their growth prospects now hinge entirely on growing the women’s game. For New Zealand, it’s almost entirely dependent on women’s rugby – essentially it means “without expansion of women’s rugby in these countries”, growth of the sport would be, at best, near zero.
In the new world under Trump, Diplomats could play a significant part. For centuries, their principal role is to act as catalysts for peace and understanding between peoples. Leasi’s raw perspective, non-traditional diplomatic experience and institutional networking makes him the best prepared diplomat to lead the Diplomatic Corp in these uncertain times.
As Disney’s Moana and Australia’s Tanna fly the Pacific flag at the upcoming 2017 Oscars in two week-ends time, the Pasifika Film Fest (PFF) will make its New Zealand debut this week.
The people of Tokelau have returned an ‘experienced’ Government in those elected. However, the 21-member parliament have an immense task ahead of them. Institutional strengthening will be one of the key priorities over the next three years.
Samoa’s head of mission to New Zealand, High Commissioner H.E. Leasi Papalii Tommy Scanlan has also taken on the lead role for the foreign diplomatic community hosted by New Zealand. As Dean for the Diplomatic...
Te Kanava ushers in a new era of doing things in foreign lands and a space for exploring doing things in a Tokelauan way as they themselves march to nationhood. It embodies a new approach that meshes modern operations systems with traditional support from elders as advisors and spiritual leaders.