Flights From Australia, New Zealand and Fortnightly Flights from Fiji to Samoa to Resume in June

Flights From Australia, New Zealand and fortnightly flights from Fiji to Samoa will resume in June. Samoa will open its national borders to everyone on August 1 2022. From this…

NZ and Samoa Based/Owned Media Company Wins Samoa’s 60th Independence Logo and Theme Competition

Samoa owned broadcasting and production company based in NZ and Samoa, Bluwave, has won the competition to create the Independent State of Samoa’s new logo and theme to mark the…

University of Auckland Signs MoU with Fiji National University

The University of Auckland and the Fiji National University (FNU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at paving the way for greater academic cooperation. Its aim is to facilitate…

Youth Health Support Group in Papua New Guinea Tackles Issue of Physical and Sexual Violence

A health support group in Papua New Guinea are hoping to cut physical and sexual violence through their outreach work in schools and communities across East New Britain. The Spotlight…

Samoa 2021 Oceania Senior Weightlifting Champions Presented With Medals at Special Ceremony

The Samoa Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee celebrated their athletes tonight in a special medal ceremony held at the Faleata Sports complex for the winners of the 2021…

Former Auckland Local Board Chair Sworn in as 11th Labour Pacific Caucus MP

The New Zealand Labour Party welcomed Lemauga Lydia Sosene who was sworn in at Parliament and took the oath of allegiance in Te Reo Maori and in the Samoan language…

NZ Poll Released on World Press Freedom Day Suggests Government Media Funding Threatens Independence

A poll released today, World Press Freedom Day, by the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union suggests the majority of New Zealanders believe that government funding for private media companies undermines media…

New Zealand Government Commits to $5 million Partnership with Pacific Island Forum Fisheries Agency

Increasing employment and economic benefits from the Pacific’s offshore fisheries is the focus of a new NZD$5 million partnership between Aotearoa New Zealand and the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency…

Country Moves to Orange Traffic Light System Tonight in Time for Easter

New Zealand will move to Orange Traffic Light System from tonight Wednesday 13th March 11.59 pm. COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins announced the change this afternoon. This comes as the Ministry…

Access to Preventative Gout Medicine Inequitable for Pasifika

According to a report released today by Pharmac, Pacific peoples health – Gout data insights, data shows that while the prevalence of gout in Pacific people continues to climb, access to…