Regional

Fiji - How do you upskill Pacific communities to take care of themselves during extreme weather events? And how do you get them to harness their traditional knowledge and skills in adapting to climate change?

Samoa’s former Head of State has criticised statements made by the prime minister as being rude and ridiculing of the framers of the country’s Constitution, RNZP has reported.

Papua New Guinea – The prospect of the spread of coronavirus in a country with just 500 doctors and around 5000 hospital beds and which struggles to deal with even routine illnesses has terrified the public, The Guardian reported.

The impact of coronavirus could see the Pacific’s biggest and most populous nation become a failed state,  Papua New Guinea, the ABC has reported.

Air New Zealand Cargo is entering a partnership with the Government to ensure critical cargo transport lines are maintained.

As Australia and New Zealand look ahead to loosening their borders with each other in the wake of the Covid-19 emergency, there is increasing pressure to allow Pacific Islands to join a proposed “trans-Tasman bubble”.

Marine reserve locks up tuna

Saturday May 02, 2020

NIUE – One of the architects of Niue’s newly formalised Moana Mahu marine reserve, says it includes two outstanding commitments.

PACIFIC – Despite infecting more than three million people around the world, there are still 30 countries and territories that are yet to report a single case of coronavirus.

SAMOA – Samoa’s restrictions around Covid-19 safety measures have been eased with schools to re-open next week and church services permitted from Sunday.

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