News - Pacific and General
18 Sep 2018
The Pacific is the only region in the world where undernourishment has increased in the past 12 years. The new United Nations research said climate change is a key driver in a rise in world...
17 Sep 2018
A woman credited with single-handedly getting Pacific health into the medical curriculum in New Zealand has taken out a supreme award for teaching excellence. Otago University's Faumuina...
29 Aug 2018
Southland's youth are being encouraged to take more of an active roll at this year's Polyfest, as well as performing on stage. Murihiku Māori and Pacifica Cultural Trust business development...
28 Aug 2018
A waste specialist at the Pacific's environment agency SPREP says consensus has been reached on a strategic plan for managing pollution in the region. According to Earth Day about 8 million...
20 Aug 2018
Meriana Johnsen, Journalist There are only 3000 Pacific people in Dunedin, in New Zealand's south, but an innovation workshop for Pasifika entrepreneurs there has heard loud calls for more...
6 Aug 2018
Pacific countries will be supported to promote so-called "green jobs" using new technology under a new agreement.. The International Labour Organisation, or ILO, and the Secretariat of the...
15 Jun 2018
The International Day of Family Remittances will be observed on 16 June, Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) called for continued efforts...
7 Jun 2018
Is there a Pasifika doctor in the house? There will be soon as more students of Māori and Pacific Islands descent study in the medical field. New University of Otago figures on the diversity...
6 Jun 2018
What is the International Day of Family Remittances? The 16th June has been designated as the official International Day of Family Remittances. It was unanimously proclaimed by all 176 IFAD...