‘The White Guitar’ the story of hip-hop artist Scribe’s family, plays out to Pasifika prisoners

“By sharing our story we give people the liberty to let go of their own past. The past really has no power over the choices you can make today. We wanted to share our darkness to help people find their own light.” Scribe/Malo Luafutu

Tuvalu’s 38th Independence celebrations mark historic ties with NZ, home to its largest diaspora

Establishing Tuvalu’s High Commission in Wellington has been a long standing desire of the Government of Tuvalu to formally recognise the value of their relationship and the important role New Zealand plays in the region and internationally.

National Govt’s good choice: Tagaloatele appointed to NZ Council on the Employment of Women

  The appointment of Professor Tagaloatele Peggy Dunlop to the Advisory Council on the Employment of Women is a significant and far-sighted decision by this National government. The trailblazing academic who has also been...

First talks between Samoa and EU underscore ‘united and coordinated’ approach to tackling global challenges

Cooperation and tackling global challenges such as climate change were the main outcomes from Samoa and the European Union’s first political talks under the Cotonou framework held in Apia yesterday. In a joint statement,...

Niue, the world’s largest atoll becomes part of the Pristine Seas project

Niueans on the “Rock” are excited about being part of the global Pristine Seas initiative which aims to help “protect some of the last wild places in the world’s ocean”. Niue’s Minister for Natural Resources, Hon Billy...

Concerns over flow of asbestos into Pacific as New Zealand’s import ban comes into effect

There is grave concern about the unrestricted flow of asbestos products into Pacific countries ill-equipped to deal with the problem. Besides Australia and New Zealand, no other nation in the region has a policy preventing the use and importation of asbestos. Nauru, Niue, Kiribati and Vanuatu account for 83% of all non-residential asbestos.