Te Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau – Tokelau Language Week Wraps Up Pacific Language Celebrations

Te Vaiaho o te Gana Tokelau – Tokelau language week, wraps up the ninth and final Pacific language celebrations for 2021. This year’s theme is: Tapui tau gagana ma tau aganuku,…

USP Pacific Students Prepare for Glasgow COP 26 Climate Talks

Seven postgraduate students from The University of the South Pacific (USP) will support the Fijian, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and Vanuatu Government delegations by observing the negotiations that will be fundamental…

Pasifika Youth Have a Clear Message: Ban Seabed Mining

A group of Pasifika youth have a message to the world leaders: ban seabed mining and protect the moana of the Pacific. The leaders helped Greenpeace Aotearoa launch the social…

Rev. Alofa Lale National President P.A.C.I.F.I.C.A Women’s Org. From Local, National to Global Voice at UN

View the podcast interview on YouTube Or click here to listen on Spotify Main Article The largest Pasifika women’s non-government organisation (NGO) in New Zealand has gone from local, national…

90 Percent COVID-19 Vaccination Needed Before Traffic Light Framework

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the new COVID-19 Protection Framework that aims to provide a pathway out of lock down and the ability for businesses and events to re-open to vaccinated…

NZ Government Increases Funding for Pacific Nations Tackling Climate Change

The New Zealand government will provide at least 50 percent of its $1.3 billion climate aid contribution for Pacific nations as it adapts to the impacts of climate change. Prime…

Poultry Farms Open in Samoa in Effort to Reduce Reliance on Imported Meat

Five new poultry farming units have opened in Samoa as part of the island nation’s ongoing efforts to reduce reliance on imported meat. The units were constructed as part of…

30,000 Nationwide Picnic Protests for Freedom as Pasifika Turn Out for Super Saturday Vaccination

New Zealand’s Ministry of Health is hailing the Super Saturday vaccination drive a huge success with people rolling up their sleeves for their COVID-19 vaccinations yesterday. According to the final…

Vagahau Niue – Niuean Language Week Thrive and Keep Language and Culture Alive

Kia tupuolaola e moui he Tagata Niue – “May the Tagata Niue thrive” is this year’s theme for Faahi tapu he Vagahau Niue – Niuean Language Week. Premier of Niue Dalton Tagelagi took part…

Maori and Pasifika Youth in Porirua Urged to get Vaccinated at Weekend Event

Porirua’s first ‘Pacific Youth Vax Festival’ – a youth-led, youth-designed COVID-19 vaccination event to encourage young Pacific and Maori people to get vaccinated. When: 9am to 5pm, Saturday 16 October Where: Cannons…