2023 Scholarships for Dawn Raids Reconciliation Process for Leaders in Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Fiji

Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio has released details about the Manaaki New Zealand Short Term Training Scholarships, a goodwill gesture that follows the Government’s apology for the Dawn Raids…

New Zealand – Papua New Guinea Sign First Ever Statement of Partnership

In a first, New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister James Marape signed the New Zealand – Papua New Guinea Statement of Partnership yesterday. Prime…

Government Reaches Target for Women on Public Sector Boards and Committees

Minister for Women Jan Tinetti, Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio, and Minister for Diversity, Inclusion and Ethnic Communities, Priyanca Radhakrishnan announced that the government has achieved its target…

Wellington Moves to Alert Level 2 as of 6 pm Tonight

COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield addressed media this afternoon regarding the alert level change for Wellington. As of 6 o’clock tonight the Wellington region…

New Zealand Government to Apologise for Dawn Raids

The New Zealand Government will make a formal apology for the wrongs committed during the Dawn Raids of the 1970s. Between 1974 and 1976, a series of rigorous immigration enforcement…

Samoa Supreme Court Overules Suspension Opening of Parliament but Former Speaker Declares Postponement.

In what could lead to constitutional uncertainty in Samoa, more developments have taken place in the last 24 hours after the Head of State proclaimed that he was suspending his…

Samoa FAST Party Leader Fiame Naomi Mata’afa Says Time to get on with Business of Forming new Government

Leader of Samoa political party Fa’atuatua I Le Atua Samoa Ua Tasi (FAST) Party, Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, made a special announcement from the party headquarters in Vaitele this evening to…

Samoa Head of State Calls for new Election 21st May

His Highness the Head of State Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II has addressed the nation this evening regarding the ongoing election deadlock between the Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP) and Faatuatua i…

Hundreds Petition New Zealand Parliament to Review Samoa General Election

More than 700 people have signed a petition within a few days of its launch asking the House of Representatives to urge the New Zealand Government to review the 2021 General…

Chair of Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board on Leadership, Council and a Voice in South Auckland

Listen to the podcast highlights on YouTube  Or listen to the full podcast on Spotify Main article While the decision to step into the political landscape was not the first…