Call in Australia for detainees to be released after multiple Covid cases; Samoan Minister speaks out after drunk driving episode; Illegal mining on Kiribati coast increasing; Cook Islanders arriving to work in Southland meat works
Date for Samoa by-elections changed; Covid-19 death toll increases in PNG as team from Australia arrive to help; Funeral homes in PNG's Goroka and Lae stop receiving bodies of those who died from Covid-19; Samoa MP slapped with fine by District Court
The head of the Pacific Islands Forum says New Zealand's climate aid boost augurs well heading into COP26, and is pushing all developed countries to meet climate funding commitments made in Paris in 2015.
The Marshall Islands hopes to see the global spotlight focused on climate adaptation and mitigation financing as world leaders and climate negotiators come together at the end of this month for the annual COP26 climate summit in Scotland.
Samoa by-elections set for November 12; Former CNMI cop jailed for possessing child pornography; Gender and ethnic pay gaps in New Zealand wide; Thousands of year 12 and 13 students in Fiji will return to classroom next month