News - Pacific and General
1 Sep 2017
The sweet sounds of a ukulele wafted through the air, which carried the mouthwatering aroma of teriyaki chicken being barbecued on an open grill. The cultures of the Pacific islands were on full...
25 Aug 2017
The MAPC 2017, the largest money services business (MSB) industry conference in the region, will have a host of exciting sessions lined up over the two-days of the conference. Day One of the MAPC...
21 Aug 2017
Regional collaboration is essential to managing the impacts of droughts and floods across the Pacific.This was the finding of the Fourth Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC-4) this week, as it...
14 Aug 2017
By Joe Yaya in Suva The Australian Government is providing 19 new patrol boats to Pacific island nations to combat increasing rates of transnational crimes in the region. Australia has also...
7 Jul 2017
A seasonal worker scheme providing employment for people from the Pacific has received a $10 million boost from the Government, which says it could be expanded to cover new industries like...
29 Jun 2017
Tier one rugby nations are being urged to follow the lead of Scotland, Italy and Wales by touring the Pacific Islands. The Scots were upset 27-22 in Suva at the weekend, one week after they...
19 Jun 2017
The new wave of Pacific migration: Thousands leave Auckland housing crisis behind for life in the provinces
Ta'ufo'ou Mataka hasn't looked back since leaving her Auckland home four years ago for a new life in Timaru. The mother of four moved to the South Island when her husband, Misimana...