PINA head cites importance of content sharing

New Zealand, Feb. 14 -- The head of a regional media organisation says greater content sharing should be a major part of the future of news in the Pacific. Kora Nou is president of the Pacific Island... Read More

Cook Islands support NZ Pacific reset

New Zealand, Feb. 12 -- Cook Islands deputy Prime Minister Mark Brown says the Pacific nation support's New Zealand Government Pacific 'reset'. Opening the inaugural Pacific Islands News Association ... Read More

NZ to play greater role on Climate change

New Zealand, Feb. 12 -- New Zealand feels it can play a stronger and more vital role with regards to climate change in the Pacific. New Zealand's Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio says ... Read More

Bunker vessel under investigation in Cook Islands

Cook Islands, Feb. 10 -- Ministry of Marine Resources (MMR) has undertaken an investigation on an incident involving a Cook Islands flagged bunker vessel that provided a fish factory vessel on a list ... Read More

Tonga Supreme Court bans former rugby board members, president, from election meeting

Tonga, Feb. 7 -- The Tonga Supreme Court has banned former members of the Tonga Rugby National League board from attending the election of a new board. It also banned the former president and vice-pr... Read More

New UN treaty poses significant challenge for Pacific Island states

Fiji, Feb. 7 -- Remarks made by the Pacific Forum's secretary general Dame Meg Taylor at a recent conference on high seas biodiversity are perfectly timed and signal a considerable challenge for small... Read More

By-election date announced after Brown quits Cooks Islands Democratic Party

Cook Islands, Feb. 7 -- A by-election in the Cook Islands' Areora-Tengatangi-Ngatiarua electorate will be held on 18 March after Te-Hani Brown confirmed she has left the Democratic Party. Brown won t... Read More

NZ foreign minister Winston Peters to visit Fiji

Fiji, Feb. 5 -- New Zealand foreign Minister Winston Peters will visit Fiji later this month. This was announced by New Zealand High Commissioner to Fiji, Jonathan Curr in Suva Tuesday during the ann... Read More

Agriculture is PNG's star performer: ANZ report

Papua New Guinea, Jan. 25 -- ANZ's latest Pacific Insight report, released Thursday, has somewhat given praise where it is due as it lauded the sector that is at the heart of all Papua New Guineans, g... Read More

Competing Pacific narratives

Australia, Jan. 22 -- By Joanne Wallis Two narratives dominated geopolitical discussions of the Pacific islands in 2018 - that of the Blue Pacific and the Indo-Pacific. The former was first articula... Read More