News - Pacific and General
21 Feb 2018
Foreign Minister Winston Peters has signed off on a further $7 million to go towards reducing the high newborn mortality rates in the Pacific. The Pacific has some of the world's worst child...
19 Feb 2018
Additional humanitarian assistance to Tonga and SamoaJoint media release Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator the...
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...
7 Feb 2018
New Zealand will fund a new rugby programme aimed at improving the health of young people in the Pacific Islands. Former All Blacks midfielder Pita Alatini and Black Ferns star Charlene Gubb...
5 Feb 2018
New Zealand's Recognised Seasonal Employer Scheme is likely to continue expanding in the coming years, but not dramatically. Around 11,000 Pacific people are working in New Zealand's viticulture...
31 Jan 2018
Dunedin has the opportunity to benefit from climate change migrants, writes Dennis Wesselbaum The World Economic Forum has declared extreme weather as the most likely risk and with the...
18 Jan 2018
The future of Pacific regional policy is to be guided by the outcomes of a series of in-country consultations being conducted by the Pacific Islands Forum over the next two months. The first in...
14 Dec 2017
ANZ REDUCES MONEY TRANSFER FEES FROM NEW ZEALAND TO FIJI, SOLOMON ISLANDS, COOK ISLANDS AND KIRIBATI
ANZ yesterday announced it has reduced International Money Transfer fees by more than 60 per cent from New Zealand to Fiji, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands and Kiribati via Internet Banking.It now...
22 Nov 2017
CHILDREN from across the Pacific today marked World Children's Day by taking over key roles in media and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled,...
20 Nov 2017
If Fiji and Tonga's success at the Rugby League World Cup sees them promoted to the status of a tier-one nation, they deserve to have the same rights as the bigger countries, say their...