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Thursday 23 August 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six Tongan seasonal workers will leave for New Zealand on September 1, the second group joining the new RSE scheme this year.
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Monday 20 August 2007
Wellington, New Zealand
A small group of internet activists from New Zealand, Australia the Solomon Islands and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) plan to take the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiative to the Pacific islands.
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Monday 20 August 2007
Honiara, Solomon Islands
The Pacific will be left behind if it does not jump onboard the 'new Internet'.
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Saturday 18 August 2007
Wellilngton, New Zealand
Despite hitting severe turbulence from its government owners over helping fly Australian soldiers to Iraq, Air New Zealand will help transport another troop of Baghdad-bound soldiers on August 18, Stuff NZ reports.
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Friday 17 August 2007
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
(Pacnews) - A much vaunted Australian Government programme designed to improve governance in the Pacific region is flawed, with no way of knowing whether it has been a success, according to an internal review.
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Friday 20 July 2007
Apia, Samoa
Lui Bell (left), Marine Species Officer with SPREP and his working team from Tuvalu. Lui Bell, the Marine Species Officer with SPREP has returned from Tuvalu where he began the initial process of developing a marine turtle conservation (monitoring) programme for the small island nation. This falls in line with SPREP's regional Marine Turtle Action Plan 2003-07.
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Friday 20 July 2007
London, United Kingdom
Top public and private sector executives in Tonga on 18 July 2007 completed a three-day meeting aimed at formulating a new export strategy for the Pacific island state.
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Wednesday 18 July 2007
Apia, Samoa
Preparing the Pacific for the effects of Climate Change is what the workshop on the second national communications and vulnerability and adaptation for the Pacific Islands countries will work toward.
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Tuesday 17 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alexander Downer launched the first Australia-Tonga Alumni Association during his visit on July 16.
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Tuesday 17 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Island Forum Leaders Meeting will be held in Nuku'alofa on October 15-18 with all 16 leaders expecting to attend including host country Tonga.
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Wednesday 11 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty Tongan seasonal workers will leave for New Zealand on July 20, the first group of what Tonga's Minister of Labour hopes will amount to 600 to 700 workers joining the new RSE scheme this year.
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Thursday 14 June 2007
Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand's High Commissioner to Fiji, Michael Green, has been declared "persona non grata" by the interim government, Foreign Minister Winston Peters said today.
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Wednesday 30 May 2007
Arlington-Virginia, USA
Kiribati President, The Honourable Anote Tong has been presented with an Outstanding Conservation Leadership Award by Conservation International (CI) in recognition of his global leadership in protected areas with the declaration of the Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA) in March 2006.
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Wednesday 30 May 2007
Wellington, New Zealand
A dramatic increase in the number of sightings of unauthorized fishing vessels in the western and central Pacific Ocean in the last three months is alarming fisheries officials in the Pacific Islands region.
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Thursday 24 May 2007
Honiara, Solomon Islands
The immunities granted to RAMSI do not give personnel the authority to break the law, RAMSI Special Coordinator, Tim George told regional journalists today.
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Thursday 17 May 2007
Apia, Samoa
The seventh session of the FAO South West Pacific Ministers of Agriculture meeting will be held at the Marshall Islands Resort Hotel, in Majuro from 29 to 31 May 2007. This major biennial event is convened by FAO to review and make recommendations on key food and agricultural issues affecting the Pacific region.
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Tuesday 15 May 2007
Apia, Samoa
The Samoan High Chief Malietoa Tanumafili II (94) passed away in hospital in Apia late on Friday, May 11.
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Tuesday 15 May 2007
Marina Del Rey-California, USA
Building partnerships to better share information about the Internet with the island nations of the Pacific is the goal of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers and the Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association (PITA).
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Sunday 13 May 2007
Auckland, New Zealand
The Pacific Island and Maori communities, leaders, musicians, conservationists and the whale watch industry will unite today for the 2007 National Day of Action to Protect Whales.
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Thursday 10 May 2007
Geneva, Switzerland
The Hon. Minister for Transport and Meteorological Services Mr. Paul Karalus and the Director for Meteorology, Mr. 'Ofa Fa'anunu are attending the 15TH World Meteorological Organization [WMO], Geneva, Switzerland.
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