News

27 June 2022
Pasifika On Air (POA) is a funding programme for Pacific broadcasters to create and tell their own stories. Funded by Pacific Cooperation Broadcasting Limited (PCBL), it is the first initiative of its kind, empowering Pasifika broadcasters to share local stories...
20 June 2022
Fiji rugby has announced its team for the Pacific Nations Cup next month. Ten potential debutants have forced their way into the squad; among them, former All Blacks and Crusaders star Seta Tamanivalu, who will become the first Fijian player...
20 June 2022
On March 16th 2022, the upgraded multi-purpose hall was revealed in Honiara, Solomon Islands. The project was  a collaboration between the Honiara City Council, Solomon Islands Government and the New Zealand Government. Started in 2018, the building was designed to withstand...
16 June 2022
This month’s Taste of the Pasifika Festival in Auckland, New Zealand showcased an all Pasifika and Māori strongman competition over the weekend with events such as bus pulling and truck pushing, performed by about 20 athletes including some of New...
14 June 2022
Pacific nations advocating for the International Maritime Organisation to decarbonise the shipping sector say they will continue to push the global regulator to clean up the industry. The IMO concluded its 78th Marine Environment Protection Committee meeting in London last...
13 June 2022
Home to over 17,000 people, Rarotonga is the site of the largest infrastructure project undertaken by the Cook Islands Government. With much of the water network having been laid in in the 1960s, the infrastructure is showing its age rendering...
13 June 2022
Opened in 1974, the Rarotonga International Airport is a gateway for the tourism in the Cook Islands. Comprised of over 3300 concrete slabs weighing eighteen tons each, the runway is a vital part of the economy. So, in 2010 when...
9 June 2022
Samoa’s prime minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa has opened the country’s first High Commission in Fiji with her counterpart Frank Bainimarama. Fiame said the decision to set up office in Suva is a testament of Samoa’s support for regional unity and...
4 June 2022
All 11 crew on the Taiwanese fishing vessel, Chuan I Shin, grounded on Beveridge Reef, have been transferred safely to a sister ship. Niue’s acting Secretary of Government, Gaylene Tasmania, said a Tongan naval patrol vessel was to take officials from...
3 June 2022
Netball playing nations in the Pacific are looking forward to finally getting international Tests again after Covid forced them into a hiatus more than two years ago. Financial restraints and small player pools have always been a challenge for countries...