News - Pacific and General
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...
16 Jun 2017
IAMTN joins IFAD in recognising and raising global awareness of the fundamental contribution made by migrant workers through remittances. Remittances complement banking institutions by providing...
29 May 2017
Youth workers from the Pacific say that it's vital young people in the region feel empowered, and included as valued members of society. A group from the Ola Fou programme was in...
29 May 2017
Future disaster losses represent an existential threat to small island states, undermining efforts to eradicate poverty and build resilient cities and communities
If you scroll your way down through the full list of approximately 57 Small Island Developing States, or SIDS, it reads like a roll call for prevention, resilience and recovery from recent...
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...