Tokelau’s voice doesn’t count in climate change talk – Su’a Sio calls NZ to champion them

At the forefront of this ‘climate kill zone’ stands one of the world’s most vulnerable nations to climate change, Tokelau, but whose voice is not recognised by the international climate treaty negotiations process – unless it is invited by New Zealand.

Ulu o Tokelau lauds Polynesia’s youth in climate change fight

“In the context of climate change and the need to adapt sustainably, I wholehearted welcome the views of young people. We want to hear from our youth where our policies and programmes can be further developed and strengthened. Your voice and contribution counts and I am committed that your messages are conveyed to the highest levels.”

Arms Treaty training for Labour’s government take-over says Su’a William

The New Zealand public infrastructure that provides vital support to vulnerable Kiwis, in particular Pacific islanders, is deliberately being destroyed by the National government since it came into power according to Labour’s Pacific spokesperson...

Te Vaka and the Tokelauan song for Disney’s Princess Moana

It is those early days at A’ai o To’elau in Alamagoto village that uniquely places Opetaia Foa’i and Te Vaka to infuse Moana’s musical score with authentic Polynesian essence and stories that open windows to ancient Polynesia.

NZ govt plays mum on West Papua position heading to Pacific leaders summit

West Papua is one of five priority items confirmed for Pacific leaders to discuss and decide on a course of action when they meet in Papua New Guinea next month. A visit by a...

SO’O2015: Hundreds of Samoan university students converge on Christchurch

Samoan university students from across New Zealand will arrive in Christchurch this week for So’otaga2015 (fellowship/conference). The 35th “So’o” will draw students from Victoria University of Wellington, Waikato University, Auckland University, AUT and the...