Two teenagers selected by New Zealand for the World School Sevens this weekend have opted for Samoa instead.
The village of Vunidogoloa has been relocated 2km inland, forcing residents to leave ancestral lands.
Fero will start operations next week in Apia and is urging other businesses to do the same.
Community clinics are making a vital difference to saving sight.
A recently study found Pacific Islanders have particularity high levels of mercury mainly due to their rich fish diet.
A lack of democracy was one of the main causes of riots in 2006 which resulted in the capital Nuku'alofa being torched.
Ask the general population about the task force and most will tell you how they value it and the fear they hold for when it withdraws this week.