Aerial surveillance est. AU$10-15 million annually will be provided via a civilian manned fixed-wing aircraft, operated by FFA, flying patrols over Pacific countries and their EEZs.
What would happen to the climate if we were to stop emitting carbon dioxide today, right now? Would we return to the climate of our elders? The simple answer is no. And the released carbon dioxide will remain in the atmosphere for thousands of years.
New research suggests that Pacific and Māori students who graduate from university could not only change their lives but also have a positive impact on their families, communities and society in general.
“Tokelau must be supported to establish her own governance structure and modern needs which may not be fully comprehended by others. Done correctly and confidently self-government should ultimately lead to self-determination.”
By Alan Ah Mu With the launch of their inaugural flight to Tonga, on Saturday, Talofa Airways aims to end tortuous and costly routes for customers. Prior to their new service, travel to the Kingdom from...
Papua New Guinean, Mr James Junior Numbaru has been reported missing at sea, presumed dead according to Pacific Guardians sources. Mr Numbaru was serving as a ‘Fisheries Observer’ for PNG’s National Fisheries Authority (NFA)...
The Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) officially ends tomorrow [30 June 2017]. But on Friday last week, it stopped for a short time to dedicate a new memorial at the Police Memorial...
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.
UN appoints Samoa PM Tuilaepa as ‘Special Ambassador’ for International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
“Tourism is a sector that is vital to the livelihoods of our people and touches all the three dimensions of sustainable development, the social, economic and environmental aspects. As a people-to-people activity, it has helped and continues to contribute to the revitalization of our culture, customs and traditional crafts, and plays a pivotal role in the preservation of our cultural heritage and is a force that promotes peace and understanding”
To be signed tomorrow Pacific trade deal weakened by Fiji, PNG, Vanuatu withdrawal say community groups
Tariff reductions would lead to significant revenue losses for smaller Pacific Island countries, which could impact on their governments’ ability to provide essential services to their populations threatening livelihoods, local industries and jobs.
On Monday this week, a six-week ‘Tenancy’ radio campaign was launched by the government targeting Pacific island communities. The campaign which is managed by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has three...