Pasifika Clinicians Encourage Families to Plan and Prepare for Omicron

“Plan and Prepare for Omicron,” is the message from Pasifika Clinicians speaking to members of the Pasifika community tonight in a Ministry for Pacific Peoples and Ministry of Health hosted …

Samoa Extends Nationwide Lockdown Until Thursday With 5 New Cases

Prime Minister of Samoa Fiame Naomi Mataafa has announced today that the nationwide lockdown will be extended until Thursday 27 January 6PM. Samoa has been in lockdown since Saturday 22…

NZ to Move to Traffic Light Red at 11:59PM Sunday Among Growing Omicron Threat

All of New Zealand will move to Traffic Light setting Red from 11:59PM tonight following the confirmation of ten more Omicron variant cases in the Nelson-Marlborough region. In a special…

Samoa Goes Into Two Day Lockdown Amid 15 Positive Cases of COVID-19 in Managed Isolation

Prime Minister of Samoa Fiame Naomi Mataafa has made a special announcement this evening regarding the status of Samoa in light of COVID-19 cases discovered at the border. Earlier this…

Relief and Support Underway in Tonga With Royal New Zealand Navy

The Royal New Zealand Navy’s frigate HMNZS Wellington arrived in the Kingdom of Tonga yesterday for recovery and support in the wake of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcanic eruption and tsunami…

NZ Government Ready to Support Tonga Following Eruption and Tsunami

New Zealand has formally offered to provide assistance to the Kingdom of Tonga following the recent Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcanic eruption. Minister of Foreign Affairs Nanaia Mahuta says, “the thoughts of…

NZ Booster Rollout Accelerated To Protect Against COVID-19 Variants

Everyone aged 18 years and older who has received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine can now book their free booster dose using BookMyVaccine.nz or by calling the COVID Vaccination…

People in Niue Urged to Stay Indoors Away From Sea, Kingdom of Tonga Full Tsunami Alert

The Government of Niue has issued a notice tonight via social media that the country is experiencing unusual weather activity which may be a result of the volcanic eruption of…

Kia Orana 2022! Cook Islands Border Opens Today

The Cook Islands border is open for business to New Zealand as of today, enabling fully vaccinated Kiwis to travel freely to and from the Cook Islands with no quarantine…

New Zealand Government Congratulates New Prime Minister of Kingdom of Tonga

New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs Nanaia Mahuta has congratulated the Kingdom of Tonga’s newly appointed Prime Minister Hu’akavameiliku Siaosi Sovaleni on his appointment. An all-male parliament was elected in…