News - Solomon Islands

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Nov '17

9 Nov 2017

Solomon Islands

“Women can also become great leaders” – Police Constable Roberta Ora

“Being a Police officer let alone a female is quite challenging but everything has challenges,” says Police Constable Roberta Ora, one of only two female officers who serve in the Royal...

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31

Oct '17

31 Oct 2017

Solomon Islands

Relief supplies arrive in Temotu

More than 11,000 cartons of bottled water and 40 tonnes of rice are being transported to Temotu Province. They are among the relief supplies sent by the National Disaster Management Office to...

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31

Oct '17

31 Oct 2017

Solomon Islands

Better infrastructure to improve Solomons' fisheries returns

Solomon Islands hopes to improve fisheries infrastructure so people get better returns by delivering their fresh catch to market. A Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources' official Ferral...

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29

Oct '17

29 Oct 2017

Solomon Islands

Schooling affected by Solomons eruption

Hundreds of school children in communities affected by ash from a volcano in Solomon Islands could miss out on their end of year exams next week if relief supplies do not reach them in time. The...

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02

Oct '17

2 Oct 2017

Solomon Islands

Oh, rats! Big tree-dwelling rodent found in Solomon Islands

The orange-brown tree-dwelling rat dines on nuts and fruit, has short ears, a smooth tail with very fine scales and wide feet that allow it to move through the forest canopy. People living on...

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01

Sep '17

1 Sep 2017

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands name squad

The Solomon Islands squad set to take on New Zealand at QBE Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand on 1 September has been named. Coach Felipe Vega-Arango Alonso has chosen his 21 players to travel...

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01

Sep '17

1 Sep 2017

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands upbeat on chances of beating the All Whites in World Cup qualifying

It was 12 years ago that Henry Fa'arodo last found himself this close to a World Cup. As a 22-year-old, he played for the Solomon Islands in a home-and-away tie against Australia, and in the...

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07

Aug '17

7 Aug 2017

Solomon Islands

Large international contingent in Solomons for Battle memorial

The 75th anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal is being marked in Solomon Islands over the next five days. The five months of fierce battle are being commemorated in a number of ways and...

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28

Apr '17

28 Apr 2017

Solomon Islands

Solomons opens tourist office in Japan

Solomon Islands is to seek more tourists from Japan with the government setting up a tourism office in Tokyo. Japan is a key Pacific tourism market, and Solomon Islands wants to tap into that. ...

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07

Apr '17

7 Apr 2017

Solomon Islands

NZ offers to help Solomons improve RSE participation

New Zealand has offered to help Solomon Islands improve its participation in its Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme. More than 600 Solomon Islanders currently work in viticulture and...

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04

Apr '17

4 Apr 2017

Solomon Islands

Steep airfares hampering Solomons seasonal worker numbers

Steep airfares are a major impediment to Solomon Island workers wanting to take part in New Zealand's Recognised Seasonal Employers scheme. The labour mobility scheme provides special work visas...

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09

Mar '17

9 Mar 2017

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands Seasonal Workers send millions home

RNZ reports Solomon Islanders undertaking seasonal work in New Zealand sent home $US2.1 million dollars and up to $US1.2 million from Australia in the last season. The two work schemes, New...

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