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…

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…

Labour MP Louisa Wall set to Become Ambassador for Gender Equality in Pacific Region

Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta today announced the appointment of Louisa Wall for a newly created diplomatic role as Ambassador for Gender Equality in the Pacific Region. Louise Wall announced…

Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Commitment Ratified by Tuvalu

Tuvalu has ratified the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), bringing the total number of Treaty ratifications to 172 and underscoring the Pacific island state’s commitment to ending all nuclear tests, everywhere.…

NZ Minister of Foreign Affairs to Visit Fiji Next Week.

Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta departs for Fiji next week, her first trip to the Pacific since announcing New Zealand’s Pacific Resilience approach in 2021. Minister Mahuta says, “this visit…

Pacific Region Calls for More Recognition of Role of Women and Girls in Climate Resilience

The Pacific has called for more recognition of the critical role of women and girls in climate resilience at the opening plenary sessions of the sixty-sixth session of the Commission…