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PACIFIC BRIEFS

Tuesday March 27, 2018

ISLAND MPS SEEK DISASTER DECLARATION

Professional contracts on offer

Tuesday March 27, 2018

PACIFIC – The Pacific Rugby Players Association says professional contracts are already on the table for some of the players who attended this week’s Pacific Island combined training camp.

Roofing materials donated

Tuesday March 27, 2018

Tonga – Three container loads of building supplies from Fletcher Building South Pacific are set to arrive in Tonga to assist in rebuilding cyclone-damaged homes of people most in need.

Tongans pray for forgiveness

Tuesday March 27, 2018

TONGA – Tongans have prayed for forgiveness following a month of shocking murders and road accident deaths in the Christian kingdom.

PACIFIC BRIEFS

Saturday March 24, 2018

SAMOA MOVES TO BAN ‘RUBBISH’ MEAT

PAPUA NEW GUINEA – The Papua New Guinea government wants Australia to set a deadline to get refugees from Manus Island out of the country.

NEW ZEALAND – Organisers of Pasifika Festival, held in Auckland this weekend, want to focus the two-day event on re-connecting with grassroots this year.

Vanuatu bans single-use plastics

Saturday March 24, 2018

VANUATU – Vanuatu’s government has signed orders limiting the use of plastic and regulating waste throughout its 82 islands.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA – Papua New Guinea’s weather office is warning people to   prepare for a possible tropical cyclone.

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