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Tonga needs more than $US600 million to adapt to rising seas and more frequent cyclones, with the capital Nuku'alofa considered particularly vulnerable, RNZP reports.
A former Speaker of the House in Samoa, Laauli Leuatea Polataivao Schimidt, has resigned from Parliament halting debate over a Parliamentary Privileges Committee recommendation of a three month suspension for the former government MP.
Fiji’s prime minister is soliciting wealthy ‘VIP’ visitors in a bid to restore the country’s Covid-19 battered economy which is heavily dependent on tourism.
Slowed progress on climate change and surging transnational crime are among the pressing fears New Zealand's government has for the region.