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Domestic violence and abuse high in Fiji

Family support agencies in Fiji are calling for the new Government to do more to protect women from domestic violence and abuse.

Rabuka: Fiji needs leadership that listens

Former Prime Minister of Fiji Sitiveni Rabuka likens the current Fiji Government to an ‘elected dictatorial regime’ as he seeks to win the next Fiji elections.

Pacific Wave Forum 2018

Private sector and government representatives from around the Pacific met in Auckland this week for the Pacific Wave Forum.

Forum Fisheries Agency welcomes the Prince of Wales to FFA headquarters

Source: FFA Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency yesterday hosted the Prince of Wales on a visit to FFA headquarters in Honiara. Prince Charles is in the Solomon Islands as part of a wider visit to the region that is focussed on climate change, regional ocean policies and sustainability. FFA Director General Dr Manu Tupou-Roosen and […]

2019 YEAR IN REVIEW: Part 3 of 3

As we gear up for the year 2020, we look back at the year that was in New Zealand and across the Pacific. Director: Anauli Karima Fai'ai #TagataPasifika #YearInReview

Fiji battles Covid-19 outbreak

Close to 20 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Fiji and so far, no deaths. Tough lockdown restrictions are in place, but as John Pulu reports, authorities are struggling to enforce them.

Pacific climate change study gains $4.5m

The Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies (MBC) at the University of Canterbury (UC) has been awarded $4.5 million by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) for a major climate change project in the Pacific in partnership with the University of the South Pacific (USP). MBC Director and interdisciplinary scholar Professor Steven Ratuva will co-lead […]

Samoa records first positive Covid test result

Samoa has recorded its first positive test for Covid-19. Prime Minister Tuila’epa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi made the announcement in a live address to the nation this morning. He confirmed one patient in a quarantine facility tested positive to the coronavirus on Wednesday night. However Tuila’epa said a second confirmatory test came back negative when conducted this […]

Samoa Election: Will Samoa get a new PM on Monday?

“On Monday, barring something extraordinary - and there have been many extraordinary things - we will see FAST form a majority in Parliament,” says Toeolesulusulu Dr Damon Salesa from Auckland University.