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Two more Covid-19 fatalities in French Polynesia

Saturday 28 November 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in French Polynesia, Regional

French Polynesia has recorded another two deaths from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours.


PNG Supreme Court dismisses challenge to PM's election

Friday 27 November 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in Papua New Guinea, Regional

Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court has dismissed a legal challenge over the election of James Marape as prime minister last year.


Wallis and Futuna records third Covid-19 case

Wednesday 25 November 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in Pacific Islands, Regional

Wallis and Futuna has recorded its third case of Covid-19.


US offers counter-China funding for Pacific nations

Wednesday 25 November 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in Pacific Islands, Regional

The US State Department is to spend $US200 million on programmes for Pacific Island nations in order to counter Chinese influence.


Govt ministers to take stand in trial of former Vanuatu PM

Tuesday 24 November 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Vanuatu

Six Vanuatu government ministers, including the Prime Minister Bob Loughman, are due to appear as witnesses at the trial of former prime minister Charlot Salwai today.


Samoa raises quarantine period

Monday 23 November 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in Samoa

People returning to Samoa on the country's first repatriation flight from the US will have to spend three weeks in quarantine upon their arrival.


Vanuatu's former leader in court today

Monday 23 November 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in Vanuatu

More than 20 prosecution witnesses are expected to give evidence when the Supreme Court trial of a former Vanuatu prime minister starts today.


Tahiti records another 162 Covid-19 cases

Saturday 21 November 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in French Polynesia, Regional

French Polynesia recorded another 162 Covid-19 cases in the past day, raising its tally to nearly 13,000.


Samoan Covid results expected this weekend

Saturday 21 November 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in Samoa

Confirmation whether Samoa has a Covid-19 infection or not should be received this weekend.


Complaint over Super Rugby snub

Friday 6 November 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in Rugby Union, Sports

A Super Rugby bid led by former Cook Islands Rugby Union officials had been rejected by New Zealand Rugby.


Government defends deep sea mining bid

Thursday 5 November 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in Environment, National

A local environmental group is cautioning against proceeding with seabed mining until conservation areas are delineated.


Pacific teams on course to join Super Rugby

Thursday 5 November 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in Rugby Union, Sports

Two Pacific Islands teams are set to join a new-look Super Rugby competition in 2022, which will return to its original 12-team format.


Matt Johnson tackles rheumatic fever for the next generation

Wednesday 4 November 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in Rugby Union, Sports

Former Auckland Blues player and Cook Islander Matt Johnson is trying to stop children getting the disease that cut his rugby career drastically short and nearly killed him.


Sorcery attacks becoming more frequent.

Friday 23 October 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in Papua New Guinea, Regional

A campaigner trying to end sorcery related violence in Papua New Guinea says the attacks are becoming more frequent.


Tahiti may replicate French curfew

Monday 19 October 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in French Polynesia

French Polynesia’s Covid-19 pandemic has claimed a 14th life as the number of patients in hospital has risen to 61.


Fiji moves to put the handbrake on tabua exports

Monday 19 October 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji

Anyone who plans to take the traditional tabua or whale’s tooth out of Fiji will now be required to seek the government’s consent.


Prison inmate freed because of poor jail conditions

Wednesday 14 October 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in New Caledonia

A remand prisoner in New Caledonia has been freed after the conditions in the Camp-Est jail were considered to be inhuman.


Pacific warned to remain vigilant

Thursday 8 October 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in Small World

The regional director of the World Health Organisation has urged Pacific countries to stay vigilant amid Covid-19.


Fiji still pushing for travel deal with NZ and Australia

Wednesday 7 October 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in Small World

Fiji’s government is pressing ahead with its ‘Bula Bubble’ concept for New Zealand and Australia, despite the two countries opting to resume travel arrangements elsewhere.


French military fly to Rapa Nui

Wednesday 7 October 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in Small World

The French military will repatriate about 20 Rapa Nui people stranded in Tahiti since the outbreak of the Covid-19 outbreak.


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