WELLINGTON, NZ --- An attack on the neutrality of the Pacific Islands Forum by Fiji's Prime minister, Frank Bainimarama, was not based on fact, according to Dr Malakai Koloamatangi, Pacific Director at New Zealand's Massey University.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand --- New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully is visiting French Polynesia this week.
AUCKLAND, NZ ----- Labour mobility and development assistance are the main issues dividing the parties involved in the PACER Plus trade deal, but the Pacific’s chief trade advisor believes both sides are determined to find a way forward.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand --- A new crime fighting weapon will be made available to New Zealand police from tomorrow, reports TV New Zealand.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand --- The Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG), a Pacific Islands based Non-Government Organisation that promotes economic self determination in the region has decided against attending this weeks Non-State Actor (NSA) meeting in Auckland on the regional free trade negotiations known as PACER-Plus.
AUCKLAND, NZ ---Two major Pacific health awards have gone to University of Auckland researchers examining injury and disability in Pacific communities.
WASHINGTON, NZ — The Pentagon is fortifying bases in the Pacific and looking to revive World War II-era air bases as part of an effort to survive a Chinese missile attack that could wipe out critical installations on Okinawa and elsewhere, military records, interviews and congressional testimony show.
WELLINGTON, NZ ---- A regional meeting on Pacific fisheries starting on Monday will debate restrictions on tuna catches.
AUCKLAND, NZ --- A man from Kiribati, a Pacific island threatened by rising sea levels, has failed in an attempt to become the world's first climate change refugee.
Samoa trade commissioner looking to improve system for taro exports, looking to form new business council in NZ
AUCKLAND, NZ ---- The Samoan Trade Commissioner to New Zealand says he is focusing on improving the efficiency of importing taro from Samoa.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand --- With one eye on China and the other on the United States, local New Zealand exporters risk missing out on small but potentially profitable markets right next door in the Pacific.
The rise of diabetes in Niue is behind more than half of the eye checks recently conducted on locals, says a Kiwi eye specialist.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand --- New Zealand Labour Party's new rule to ensure at least half of its MPs are women by 2017 is likely to lead to increased pressure on males such as Phil Goff and Trevor Mallard to quit Parliament to make way for fresh male talent.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand --- The University of Waikato in New Zealand will host a day-long research conference to tackle big issues facing the Pacific, and use talanoa as a research methodology to do it.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand --- Fijians living in New Zealand have until today to register for the 2014 election.
AUCKLAND, NZ ----The Trade Commissioner for the Auckland-based office of Pacific Islands Trade and Invest has resigned, after a tumultuous year for the organisation.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand --- Poorly-mapped areas of the Pacific Ocean will be in line for improved hydrographic survey thanks to a new programme led by New Zealand.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand --- Severe droughts that happen once every 20 years will affect New Zealand once every two to five years by the year 2100 and the country's Pacific neighbours will need help to deal with the impacts of climate change, a leading New Zealand climate scientist warned Wednesday.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand ---The first marine consent application for seabed mining on the North Island's west coast is about to be lodged, rallying environmental groups over what one described as the most important clash on the issue.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand --- A New Zealand academic says more research is needed to monitor the Pacific’s changing shorelines as each island responds differently to rising sea levels.
AUCKLAND, NZ --- A Pacific Island man trying to flee rising seas and environmental risks caused by global warming in his home country of Kiribati asked a New Zealand court today to let him pursue his claim as a climate change refugee.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand --- New Zealanders who die or leave the country permanently are being replaced by citizens of other nations, as immigration changes the face of New Zealand's society and workforce.
AUCKLAND, NZ --- A law professor in Auckland says a Kiribati man seeking asylum in New Zealand because of climate change doesn’t fit existing refugee categories.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand --- Air New Zealand is stepping up services to popular beach holiday destinations, increasing capacity on its Auckland to Honolulu route, on Pacific Island routes and operating a third season of its Auckland to Bali service next winter.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand --- An East Auckland chef is playing a key role in a televised Pacific food revolution.
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