Further COVID-19 Economic and Recovery Support for Fiji and Cook Islands

Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta announced over the weekend a further package of support for the Cook Islands and Fiji for COVID-19 economic support and recovery. The economic package of…

Traffic Light System Kicks in This Friday Booster Shots Now Available

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced this afternoon the levels at which different parts of New Zealand will move forward into the COVID-19 Protection Framework Traffic Light System this Friday. The…

Tagaloa Cooper on COP26: Climate Change Everyone’s Responsibility

Watch the podcast video on YouTube Or listen to the podcast on Spotify Main Article The Director of Climate Change Resilience for the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme…

19 Recipients to Receive Funds Through Pasifika Festivals Initiative

19 Pasifika festivals across the country will receive funding through the Pasifika Festivals Initiative. The new funding announced by Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Carmel Sepuloni says, “these successful…

First of its Kind Pacific Languages Survey Launched Today

The Ministry for Pacific Peoples is calling on Pasifika to complete a survey about¬†Pacific Languages in Aotearoa New Zealand. Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio says, “a ground-breaking survey…

Country to Move to Traffic Light System December 3 Hairdressers Barbers to Open Nov 25 in Auckland for Double Vaccinated

Cabinet has made the decision that the country will move into the new COVID-19 Protection Framework “Traffic Light System” at 11.59 pm on Thursday December 2. Friday December 3 will…

New Study Reveals First Cross Pacific Corruption Barometer

The first ever Cross Pacific Corruption Barometer was conducted in ten Pacific countries and territories. More than six thousand people were interviewed in the Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French…

Fully Vaccinated Aucklanders can Leave City from December 15

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced today that Aucklanders who have been fully vaccinated or have a negative test 72 hours prior to departure will be able to leave the…

Waikato Moves to Alert Level 2 Wednesday. Boosters Available From November 29

Waikato will move to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 from Tuesday 16 Nov 11.59pm. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made the announcement during the Post Cabinet COVID-19 briefing alongside Director General of…

Toeolesulusulu Dr. Damon Salesa Appointed Next Vice-Chancellor of AUT University

Pacific scholar and senior university sector leader Toeolesulusulu Dr Damon Salesa has been appointed to be the next Vice-Chancellor of Auckland University of Technology. (AUT) Toeolesulusulu is a prizewinning historian…