News - Pacific and General
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...
3 May 2017
Manu Tuilagi has called for greater support for Pacific Islands stars in Europe, to end the kind of honest mistakes that almost saw him deported from the UK in 2010. England centre Tuilagi has...
13 Apr 2017
Despite the political fire drawn by the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe and beyond, a senior official from the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today...