This video is Aupito’s thanks to his supporters in Samoan and English – and the Tokelau haka led by Kalolo Pasilio of Nukunonu.
Jenny Salesa will not only become New Zealand’s first Tongan-born, Tongan-speaking Cabinet Minister, her appointment also makes her the world’s first Tongan-born Cabinet Minister.
NZ Super fund makes climate investment move ahead of Paris Agreement, NZ politicians must step-up as well
Meeting the Paris Agreement goals goal will be a tremendous challenge, but it is achievable if businesses, investors and policymakers join forces. Businesses are coming to the party – will politicians?
NZ University researches Cook Islands “brain drain” as part of ‘Education, Migration and Development in the Pacific Islands’
Cook Islands Brain Drain: Why do Cook Islanders choose to study abroad and how does their tertiary education overseas affect the development of their home country?
“It makes no difference where you live if you are Indigenous—you will be worse off health-wise, regardless of the economic status of that country. It is related to poverty, poor education levels, employment status, and access to health services, and whether Indigenous people are actually counted, which they are not in some countries.”
On 3 June, Mrs Bennett walked past Betio Hospital, functional but, previously, had been evacuated due to flooding: “You can read about it, you can hear the stories, but when you are faced with it in reality, it is incredibly stark.”
Fifth generation Fijian, Peter Thomson, Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations has been elected President of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). In the largely ceremonial but prestigious post,...
The lack of government action coupled with the plight of Pacific peoples due to affordable housing is cause for Su’a calling out Minister for Pacific Peoples, Peseta Sam Lotu I’iga for his lack of interest and action on behalf of the Pacific community at the Cabinet level.
By Su’a William Sio,MP for Mangere and Labour Party’s Pacific Spokesperson. Budget 2016 fails to address the big issues that matter to our communities. The National Government reveals itself as an arrogant government who is...
The one-stop Pacific-wide ‘Climate Change’ shop will have all the necessary training and meeting facilities to tackle new technological challenges and developments, especially in the key areas of climate change science and meteorology.
Rob, to his friends, was a young 46 year-old successful businessman who had just celebrated 12-months as boss for the crown entity, Pacific Business Trust (PBT). Some of Rob’s acquaintances wondered out loud, ‘why did a successful businessman decide to take up a salaried position in the public sector?’. That question is answered as the reader reads through this article.
Young 18 to 23 year old Pacific islanders are set to benefit from a ‘young entrepreneurs scheme’ if the Labour Party wins next year’s general election. On Friday last week, Labour Party leader Mr...