AUCKLAND, NZ ---- New Zealand's Maori king has refused to meet Prince William during a royal tour next month.
WELLINGTON, NZ ---- Racing down the Shotover river in a jet boat is one of the things Prince William and wife Kate will get up to when they visit New Zealand next month.
WELLINGTON, NZ --- New Zealand Statistics Minister Maurice Williamson and Pacific Island Affairs Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga announced today that statisticians from Pacific countries will spend time at Statistics New Zealand in an effort to grow their statistical knowledge and capability.
WASHINGTON, NZ ---- American Samoa's Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga has been admitted to George Washington Hospital in Washington D.C. after a sudden illness.
WELLINGTON, NZ ----- The efforts being made to encourage new voter registration and awareness in Fiji are encouraging signs of a return to democracy, the New Zealand Law Society says.
Mon 24 Feb 2014 -
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand ---- On February 22, 2011, Christchurch—a city of over 300,000—was devastated by an earthquake that killed 185 people. The disaster, on top of a previous quake in September 2010, destroyed or severely damaged thousands of buildings and houses.
AUCKLAND,New Zealand --- New research has shown the remarkable rebirth of a Pacific atoll devastated by a typhoon over a century ago.
AUCKLAND, NZ --- Papua New Guinea will host a minimum of two matches at the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, with the potential for further matches throughout the Pacific.
AUCKLAND, NZ ---New Zealand will make a strong play to host the 2017 rugby league World Cup final after Australia and New Zealand were last night announced as joint hosts for the next tournament.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand --- Community art galleries are no longer connecting with their people and it's partly because of a centralised focus, art curator Ema Tavola says.
AUCKALND, New Zealand --- A lawyer for Tongan overstayers says deporting people with medical conditions to an area devastated by a cyclone is perverse.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand ----American Samoa attorney Fiti Sunia, former Attorney General of American Samoa, has been appointed to sit on one of FIFA's judicial bodies, the Disciplinary Committee.
It has been known for some time now that people of Pacific Islands origin living in New Zealand find themselves overrepresented in health-related statistics—particularly around lifestyle ailments.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand --- Foreign Minister Murray McCully leaves today to host a Waitangi Day function in New York for 200 diplomats where he will step up New Zealand's campaign for a seat on the Security Council.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand ---- The Antarctic whaling conflict appears to have taken a dangerous turn, with claims Japanese ships attempted to sabotage Sea Shepherd vessels in the ice-strewn Ross Sea.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand --- New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully will visit Tonga for two days this week.
WELLINGTON, NZ --- A New Zealand police training project about to start in the troubled Indonesian territory of West Papua this year has been described by Papuans as “the same as sending money to kill us”.
The South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) will be hosting the first ever South Pacific Tourism Exchange (SPTE) from 22 – 23 May 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.
WELLINGTON, NZ --- Pacific Islanders need to rediscover their entrepreneurial spirit, says the new minister tasked with turning around their job and education prospects.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand --- New Zealand Prime Minister John Key says he will consider changing the national flag at this year's election if there is a public appetite for it.
WELLINGTON, NZ --- The Speaker of the Cook Islands Parliament says it's important to forge homegrown solutions for problems in Pacific democracies.
WELLINGTON, NZ --- Anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd says it has boxed in the Japanese whaling fleet's factory ship, effectively suspending whaling in the Southern Ocean.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- A New Zealand money transfer company, KlickEx, has discounted its services to Tonga in support of Ha‘apai’s cyclone recovery.
WELLINGTON, NZ --- Air New Zealand will form a deep alliance with Singapore Airlines, resuming flights to the Southeast Asian country and gaining access to the Singaporean carrier's huge regional market and much of its worldwide network.
PALMERSTON, NZ ---- A Palmerston North family has described how relatives in Tonga are picking through the ruins of their house to see if there is anything they can save.
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