Briton, Australian killed in Solomon Islands by WWII bomb blast

The men died in the bomb blast at the office of their aid project.


New Zealand enters legal agreement to allow purchase of Covid-19 vaccine

It will allow the country to choose to buy vaccines for up to 50 per cent of the population.

Australian and British nationals killed in bomb blast in Soloman Islands

The pair were taken to hospital, however they later died due to their injuries.


Winston Peters says mortgage repayments for Māori and Pasifika need to be 30-40% lower

Speaking to Tagata Pasifika today, the New Zealand First leader also addressed his election priorities.


Concern as criminals from the Pacific targeted by Chinese company's data gathering

New Zealand is being urged to take a partnership role with Pacific countries over the data leak.

Big pay gap for Māori and Pasifika at district health boards, new research shows

The study revealed stark pay disparities among senior management.


Details of citizens from Pacific island nations harvested by Chinese technology firm

In total, 804 individuals from countries like Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Niue were targeted.


Pacific Update: Fijian swimmers on high alert for sharks, vibrant celebration ends on Vanuatu's Tanna island

1 NEWS’ Barbara Dreaver has the latest from the Pacific, including an update on Covid-19.

Warriors emerge as frontrunners to sign Tonga star Addin Fonua-Blake

Fonua-Blake has told Manly officials he and his young family want to move out of Sydney.

Warriors interested in Tonga star Addin Fonua-Blake after he’s granted release by Manly

The Warriors are reportedly among a small number of non-Sydney clubs keen on Fonua-Blake.

Ten-year-old boy dies of Covid-19 in Guam

Governor Lou Leon Guerrero said it had forced people to see the reality that Covid-19 does not spare even the most innocent.


Invercargill teen inspires Pasifika youth to prioritise happiness as he chases career in performing arts

Michael Kuresa says the performing arts can be a risky career to pursue, but he's determined to succeed.


Cook Island Mamas on a mission to sew 5000 masks by next week

The matriarchs of the Vainetini New Zealand Collective are also learning about how to run a business.


'Fear' driving spread of misinformation about Covid-19 in Aotearoa's Pacific communities

That's according to Pacific Island Forum Leader Pakilau Manase Lua who spoke to TVNZ 1's Breakfast today.

South Auckland suburb stars alongside LA in video for Jawsh 685 and Jason Derulo’s Savage Love

Shots of Derulo singing in LA are interwoven with clips of Manurewa, where 17-year-old Jawsh 685 lives.

Tupou Vaa'i's family still can’t believe he’s an All Black a day on from his selection

The 20-year-old said the struggles his father had been through motivated him.


Auckland-based Tongan churchgoers serve community with food and masks during lockdown

A group of volunteers from Siaola, a branch of the Vahefonua Tonga Methodist Church, also helped with the bills of more than 4000 families.


Covid 19: Family of Dr Joe Williams 'struggling to come to grips' with his death, nephew says

The former Cook Islands PM and established Auckland GP died on Friday.

Former Cook Islands PM Dr Joseph Williams' death stark reminder to vulnerable communities - GP

The celebrated GP and health advocate, who was 82, died on Friday night after contracting Covid-19.


Tributes flow in for former Cook Islands PM Dr Joseph Williams after his death from Covid-19

Dr Williams was admitted to Auckland City Hospital on 13 August and died yesterday evening.

Former Cook Islands Prime Minister Dr Joseph Williams has died after Covid-19 battle

The Ministry of Health has confirmed his death is the second Covid-19-related death in as many days.

Super Rugby Aotearoa to return in 2021 with possible addition of Pacific team - report

A trans-Tasman competition would play out after the domestic season.

Melbourne Storm’s Fijian debutant dedicates first NRL jersey to his mum ‘up in heaven’

The Storm released video of Isaac Lumelume being presented his first jersey before he starred on debut.

Noumea-based NZ consul Bruce Shepherd dies, aged 55

Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters says Mr Shepherd will be deeply missed.


Targeted support to continue for Pasifika as Auckland moves down alert levels

The Pacific community is urged to continue to ask for help if they need it.


Ōtara mum, a healthy living convert, determined to live longer for her children

Loretta Siale says her mother’s passing after battling diabetes got her thinking about her life and exercise habits.


Auckland's Pacific community urged to remain vigilant at Alert Level 2

Pacific leaders are urging people to continue to get tested and heed to health guidelines.


Uphill battle to get overstayers tested

Several overstayers have told 1 NEWS they don't believe Government assurances that their details won't be passed on to Immigration.

Covid-19 testing lab on way from NZ to remote Tokelau

It's hoped the lab can speed up testing in the South Pacific territory.

Samoa halts international travel over Covid-19 fears

Prime Minister Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi said the decision was prompted by Auckland's Covid-19 outbreak.

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