Those gathered for the 99th Anzac Day dawn parade were urged to value their freedom, and those of others; to hold dear the values of democracy and a respect for human rights.
Beloved Cook Islands resident Eleitino Paddy Walker has been honoured by the University of Auckland for her “exceptional, unique and distinguished” service to education.
The Long-tailed Cuckoo (Karavia) winters in tropical Polynesia and migrates to New Zealand in October and November to breed by duping other birds to incubate its eggs and raise its young.
Journalists from around the Pacific were recently invited to join a media training exercise in New Caledonia, designed to improve media reporting of the tuna fishery.
Members of the wider tourism industry gathered this week for a major forum designed to stir up fresh debate and discussion about the country’s number one industry. While there are many reasons to celebrate - visitor numbers are rising at five per cent annually – there are also some significant threats to the sector.