19 Feb 2018
Vanuatu is an island archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean. The nation’s economy is based largely on its agriculture and tourism sectors, both of which were decimated by Tropical Cyclone (TC)...
15 Feb 2018
Sydney (February 15, 2018) – MoneyGram announced today a waiver for all transactions from Australia and New Zealand to Tonga to support disaster relief following cyclone Gita. The fee waiver...
14 Feb 2018
ANZ announces relief package for customers impacted by Cyclone Gita - $100,000 (NZD) donation to Red Cross; waives fees for International Money Transfers and other services ANZ today announced...
14 Feb 2018
All government and some church and private schools in Samoa remain closed following Cyclone Gita. In a report released last night by the Disaster Management Office and the Disaster Advisory...
13 Feb 2018
Winds of more than 230km/h recorded as parliament building flattened and power lines brought down. The islands of Tonga in the South Pacific have been devastated by Tropical Cyclone Gita with...
11 Feb 2018
The latest forecast for Tonga is not something you want to see - a forecast for already Category 4 Severe Cyclone Gita to reach Category 5 status (the highest on the scale) and make a direct hit...
9 Feb 2018
The International Monetary Fund, together with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), held roundtables in Sydney on February 5 and Auckland on February 7-8 to identify practical solutions to address...
8 Feb 2018
Kiribati's Marine Division says the formal search for passengers of the MV Butiraoi has been suspended after the ferry sank over two weeks ago. A spokesman said the decision was made in...