Nauru records first community Covid-19 cases
Nauru is now battling its first Covid-19 outbreak in the community.
June 21, 2022 8:00 am
Reports of tornado as storm smashes lower North Island
Properties have been damaged and roads flooded as a storm front crossed the lower North Island on Thursday afternoon.
June 9, 2022 5:00 pm
Niue tight lipped but concerned over grounded Taiwanese ship
The Niue government is remaining tight lipped over the Taiwanese fishing vessel that ran aground on a Niue reef last week.
June 9, 2022 4:00 pm
Lemanu launches new programme to deal with drug abuse
American Samoa has launched a new programme to tackle drug use.
May 25, 2022 11:58 am
32 new deaths, 9570 new cases in NZ today
There have been 9570 new community cases of COVID-19 and another 32 deaths reported today.
May 18, 2022 4:08 pm
US to 'respond accordingly' to China military presence in Solomons
The Biden administration warns the Solomon Islands that the United States will take unspecified action against the South Pacific nation should its recently-concluded cooperation agreement with China pose a threat to US.
April 23, 2022 11:40 am
Solomon Islands signs security deal with China
The Solomon Islands has gone through with a security cooperation framework with China despite concerns from regional and international partners.
April 20, 2022 12:00 pm
Kiwi couple found dead in Tonga owned snorkelling business
Early reports from Neiafu indicate that the couple were Ben and Rochelle Neill who owned Hakau Adventures, a business offering snorkelling tours in Vava’u.
April 5, 2022 2:42 pm
Scientists to map volcanic eruption's impact on Tonga seabed
NIWA scientists are set to travel to Tonga to survey the seabed around the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano after its eruption earlier this year.
April 3, 2022 2:33 pm
China gains a foothold in Australia's backyard
Late last week, a proposed security treaty between China and a tiny chain of islands in the Pacific sent shock waves across the ocean.
March 30, 2022 10:17 am
China-Solomon Islands security agreement leaked on social media
A draft security cooperation agreement, between China and Solomon Islands, has been leaked on social media.
March 25, 2022 11:00 am
Samoa extends lockdown due to rapid spread of COVID-19 cases
The Samoa Government has extended its alert level three lockdown for another two weeks, due to the rapid spread of the Covid-19 in the community.