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Further support for Samoan measles outbreak

Media Statement: Rt Hon Winston Peters, Deputy Prime Minister (NZ) Minister of Foreign Affairs Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has announced further support as the Government of Samoa responds to a serious measles outbreak. “New Zealand will deploy a further 18 vaccination nurses, bringing the total to 30 working in Samoa over the next four […]

New Zealand’s High Commissioner to the Cook Islands, Tessa Temata, passes away

Press release: New Zealand Government New Zealand’s High Commissioner to the Cook Islands, Tessa Temata, died in Palmerston North over the weekend, Foreign Minister Winston Peters said today. Ms Temata, 52, had recently returned to New Zealand for medical treatment. “On behalf of the Government and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, we extend […]

NZ teams at the Kabaddi World Cup

The inaugural indoor Kabaddi World Cup is underway in Malaysia featuring 56 teams from all over the world including two from New Zealand. New Zealand Women's team have already made a name for themselves internationally, but this is the first time we've sent a Men's squad. Karima caught up with them before they left.

Pacific News – 4 June 2016

Alfred Cowley urges the government to vote for Sunday bakery trading, first Tongan Judge Mina Wharepouri, new Cook Islands Health Clinic opens in South Auckland, MIT celebrates opening of new Pasifika Centre, Seuili Terri Leo- Mau’u and advanced screening for 1926 silent film Moana (based on the village life of Safune) in Samoa.

TAGATA PASIFIKA: Pacific News 29 April 2017

Le Va cautions viewers on tv series 13 Reasons; Niue government talks with airline to secure air service; Cook Islands and Niuean communities hold ANZAC day commemorations this week; Victor Rodgers launches new book; Dame Valerie Adams; Joseph Parker; Check out this week’s round-up of Pacific News brought to you by Seinafolava Sanele Chadwick

Pacific News – 16 July 2016

Gabriel Makhlouf (CEO Treasury), Su’a Kevin Thomsen (Pacific Advisor, Treasury), Samoa’s Head of State Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Visit to NZ, TA, TONOA’I Reupena Micheal Tanoa’i, Free breakfast club for GPS Kolomotu’a students, Moana Moeka’a (author), Music is Love first online telethon fundraiser for Te Puea Marae, Three Houses Down – Charlie Pomee. Presented by […]

Pacific News Saturday 28 November 2015

Jonah Lomu Memorials begin, White Ribbon Day against family violence, Auckland Languages Strategy, and Samoan Artist Lalovai Peseta

Tagata Pasifika Pacific News 16 May 2015

Prince Harry visits South Auckland campus; Tongan women in tragic accident; Cook Islands pension law changes; Investitures; Samoan writing competition