This video is Aupito’s thanks to his supporters in Samoan and English – and the Tokelau haka led by Kalolo Pasilio of Nukunonu.
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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?
“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.
Samoa is New Zealand’s top-ranked country for the largest decrease in overstayers since 2000. China and India are at the bottom with the highest increase in overstayers for the same period. A different perspective for Samoa from a 2012 headline that read, Samoa, India and China top deportation list.
It is exactly a year ago this week, on 7 April 2015 that Mr Rob Neru took over as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Pacific Business Trust (PBT). But instead of an anniversary...
I am here on behalf of the Ulu o Tokelau, Aliki Faipule Afega Gaualofa, the elders and the people of Tokelau to convey their love and blessings to the Labour Party’s Pacific Climate Change leadership in establishing a Taskforce team in response to the Pacific’s cry for help in combatting climate change. We wish you well in your visit to Tuvalu and Kiribati. Paula Faiva, Manager, Climate Change.
Ms Parata and Peseta’s announcements together are complementary to Labour’s ‘Future of Works’ paper, where the bottom line states: if Pacific Islanders are to be winners in the changing nature of work “Education, re-training and entrepreneurship must be key priorities.”