News - Pacific and General
22 May 2017
Delegates from 26 countries gather in Auckland from today to plan effective search and rescue practices across the Pacific. This is the first time New Zealand has hosted the event as...
3 May 2017
Manu Tuilagi has called for greater support for Pacific Islands stars in Europe, to end the kind of honest mistakes that almost saw him deported from the UK in 2010. England centre Tuilagi has...
13 Apr 2017
Despite the political fire drawn by the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe and beyond, a senior official from the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today...
7 Apr 2017
A joint Herald and World Vision effort to raise money for those living in the remote Pacific has brought in more than double its initial target. Readers gave $216,000 to the Hidden Pacific...
5 Apr 2017
Tighter immigration policies have led to significant falls in the number of approved Pacific migrants over the last five years. Despite record immigration levels in New Zealand, the number of...
29 Mar 2017
Businesses from across Polynesia and Melanesia will speed-date with New Zealand suppliers hoping to have their food, skin care or handicrafts sold here. Twenty-five small and medium businesses...
19 Mar 2017
'If it works it will be massive' - drones to carry vital vaccines in Pacific in ground-breaking trial
In what's believed to be a world-first, drones are to be trialled to carry vaccines to remote communities in the Pacific. Unicef is working with the Vanuatu government on the groundbreaking...
9 Mar 2017
When experts study the economic effects of migration, the amount of money expatriates send back to their homes plays a key role in some countries. These transactions are commonly referred to as...