Samoa prison escape: Prisons Commissioner suspended
The Commissioner of Prisons in Samoa, Taitosaua Edward Winterstein, has been suspended after two prisoners escaped from Tanumalala prison on Sunday.
October 9, 2019 11:59 am
Ocean at 'breaking point': Pacific angst at latest climate report
For 74-year-old Teaga Esekia, a chief from the Tuvalu island of Vaitupu, the ocean is lifeblood.
October 2, 2019 11:06 am
Emotional scars remain in American Samoa from tsunami
Victims of the 2009 Pacific tsunami are being remembered with services in American Samoa, Samoa and Tonga.
September 30, 2019 10:51 am
Tonga MPs choose Tu'i'onetoa as new Prime minister
Tonga’s Parliament has elected a new prime minister to replace the late ‘Akilisi Pohiva.
September 27, 2019 3:31 pm
Last day in Tonga for PM nominations
Today is the final day for nominations in Tonga’s Parliament of candidates for the election of a new Prime Minister to replace the late ‘Akilisi Pohiva.
September 26, 2019 11:48 am
Tongan PM passes away
The Tongan Prime Minister and long-time democracy campaigner, Akilisi Pohiva, has passed away.
September 12, 2019 11:27 am
Samoa village allows suspect in PM's assassination plot to return
A Samoan village has backtracked on a move to banish a villager allegedly involved in a plot to assassinate Prime Minister Tuila’epa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi.
August 19, 2019 8:36 am
Origins of Samoan baby's body still a mystery
The Lauli’i village council in Samoa says it believes a baby found floating off a beach near their village was dumped there last Wednesday.
August 12, 2019 3:42 pm
Petition next step for Cook Islands water protesters
Rarotonga’s multi-million dollar water reticulation system is about to come online and the government wants to purify it.
July 18, 2019 8:18 am
Judge lambasts Australia over Nauru refugee's treatment
An Australia federal court judge has ruled that a refugee on Nauru must be transferred to Australa for urgent medical treatment by next Friday.
July 7, 2019 8:37 am
Another mining accident in Solomon's Rennell - report
A barge has reportedly lost its cargo of bauxite in Solomon Islands near where efforts continue to clean up oil spilled from a grounded cargo ship.
July 6, 2019 8:28 am
Court hearing for 20 Samoan pastors to conclude today
A court hearing for 20 faife’au or ministers from Samoa’s largest church who are facing tax evasion charges will sit for its final day today.