- The Front Page: Australian election - Anthony Albanese's victory and what it means for New Zealand
New Zealand could see a slight softening in relations with Australia now that Anthony Albanese is set to be the new Prime Minister - but it's too early to tell what a change in leadership will mean for the most contentious ...
New Zealand Herald. Mon, 23 May 2022 05:00:00 +1200.
- Our America: Because I Am | Full episode
"Our America: Because I Am" shines a light on the nearly 25 million Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders living in the U.S.
Wls. ABC News. Fri, 20 May 2022 15:05:17 +0000.
- Canada to ban China's Huawei and ZTE from its 5G networks
The UK, US, Australia and New Zealand have also barred the Chinese telecoms equipment makers.
BBC News. Fri, 20 May 2022 11:45:35 GMT.
- MGEE or HE: Which Is a Better Utility Power Stock to Pick?
At present, Hawaiian Electric Industries (HE) appears to be a better choice in the utility space compared with MGE Energy (MGEE).
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 19 May 2022 12:08:00 GMT.
- Court considers whether US can seize a Russian yacht in Fiji
On May 5, five U.S. federal agents boarded the massive Russian-owned superyacht Amadea that was berthed in Lautoka harbor in Fiji
Via Ap News Wire. The Independent. Thu, 19 May 2022 07:43:30 GMT.
- James Anderson & Stuart Broad recalled by England for New Zealand Tests
England recall their all-time leading wicket-takers James Anderson and Stuart Broad for the first two Tests against New Zealand.
BBC News. Wed, 18 May 2022 17:43:59 GMT.
- New Zealand sanctions individuals, defense entities of Belarus
The latest round of sanctions extends to 27 Belarusian individuals, including a number of military leaders
Tass. Tue, 17 May 2022 08:45:40 +0300.
- Alarmed by Solomon Islands-China pact, New Zealand finds its voice on security
Analysts say the shift reflects concerns the pact will give Beijing a strategic foothold in the Pacific.
Straits Times. Tue, 17 May 2022 08:04:22 +0800.
- National average gas soars $4.48 per gallon hit $5.98 some states as costs soar 40 cents in a month
Gas prices in the US reached all-time high at $4.48 per gallon national average. States recording the highest average gasoline prices as of Monday are California ($5.98) and Hawaii ($5.32)
Daily Mail. Mon, 16 May 2022 23:57:33 GMT.
- England Is Hoping Brendon McCullum Can Spark Its Slumbering Test Cricket Team
Brendon McCullum, lauded during his captaincy stint with New Zealand, will be aiming to fuel a turnaround in England's slumping Test fortunes.
By Tristan Lavalette, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 13 May 2022 10:23:42 -0400.
- New Zealand Border Will Fully Reopen at the End of July
The move comes two months ahead of schedule, in an attempt to speed up economic recovery.
Emma Bubola. New York Times. Wed, 11 May 2022 19:12:55 +0000.
- Fiji pauses US seizure of yacht linked to Russian oligarch
Washington says the luxury vessel is owned by sanctioned Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 09 May 2022 09:51:49 +0000.
- Fiji Seizes $300 Million Superyacht Linked To Russian Oligarch Kerimov
Authorities in Fiji have seized a Russian-owned superyacht under a U.S. warrant as part of the sanctions imposed by Washington on Moscow over its unprovoked invasion of Ukraine.
Radio Liberty. Thu, 05 May 2022 15:13:48 +0000.
- Fiji court rules US can seize $325m superyacht believed to be owned by Russian oligarch
A judge in Fiji has ruled that US authorities can seize a Russian-owned superyacht worth $325m (£260m).
Sky News. Wed, 04 May 2022 07:20:00 +0100.
- Missing Kiwi cameraman found dead in the UK, police say
Joseph Day, a cameraman from New Zealand, went missing on Saturday.
Latika Bourke. Sydney Morning Herald. Tue, 03 May 2022 21:21:07 +1000.
- Fiji Allows Seizure Of Superyacht U.S. Says Is Owned By Russian Oligarch Kerimov
A Fijian court has ruled that a Russian-owned superyacht can be seized under a U.S. warrant as part of the sanctions imposed by Washington on Moscow over its unprovoked invasion of Ukraine.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 03 May 2022 09:35:32 +0000.
- FDA and Kratom
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to use Mitragyna speciosa, commonly known as kratom, a plant which grows naturally in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. ...
Fda. Food and Drug Administration. Wed, 27 Apr 2022 13:31:15 EDT.
- Hawaiian Holdings Reports 2022 First Quarter Financial Results
The Company's domestic premium products performed exceptionally well during the quarter, with both business/first class revenue and Extra Comfort revenue exceeding 2019 levels. ...
Travel Industry Wire. 2022-04-27 08:09:48 EST.
The Pacific Islands of Oceania are grouped into three regions:
Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. The island nations of
Melanesia include Fiji, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and
The nations of Micronesia include the Federated States of Micronesia
as well as Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Nauru, and Palau.
The Polynesian nations include New Zealand plus Samoa, Tonga, and Tuvalu.
More news and information about selected Pacific Island nations
is available at the official government websites listed below.
The Republic of Fiji's capital city is Suva, and its national currency
is the Fiji Dollar. English is the primary language used in Fiji,
and in 2020, the population of Fiji was estimated at 896,445.
The Republic of Kiribati's capital city is Tawara, and its currency
is the Australian Dollar. English and Kiribati are the primary
languages used in the Republic, and in 2020, the Republic's population
was estimated at 119,449.
The Republic of the Marshall Islands' capital city is Majuro,
and its currency is the US Dollar. English and Marshellese are
the primary languages used on the islands, and in 2020, the islands'
population was estimated at 59,190.
The Federated States of Micronesia's capital city is Palikir,
and its currency is the US Dollar. English is the primary language
used in Micronesia, and in 2020, the islands' estimated population
The Republic of Nauru's capital city is Yaren District, and its currency
is the Australian Dollar. Nauruan and English are the
primary languages used in Nauru, and in 2020, Nauru's estimated
population was 10,824.
New Zealand's capital city
is Wellington, and its national currency is the New Zealand Dollar.
English and Maori are widely used languages in New Zealand, and in 2020,
the nation's estimated population was 4,822,233.
The Republic of Palau's
capital city is Koror, and its currency is the US Dollar.
Palauan and English are the primary languages of Palau,
and in 2020, Palau's estimated population was 18,094.
Papua New Guinea's capital city is Port Moresby,
and its national currency is the Kina. English, Tok Pisin,
and Hiri Motu are the primary languages of PNG, and in 2020, the
country's estimated population was 8,947,024.
The Independent State of Samoa's
capital city is Apia, and its national currency is the Tala.
Samoan and English are the primary languages used in Samoa, and in 2020,
Samoa's estimated population was 198,414.
The Solomon Islands' capital city is Honiara, and its national currency
is the Solomon Islands Dollar. English is the primary language
of the Solomon Islands, and in 2020, the islands' estimated population
The Kingdom of Tonga's capital city
is Nuku'alofa, and its national currency is the Tongan Dollar.
English and Tongan are the primary languages of Tonga, and in 2020,
Tonga's estimated population was 105,695.
Tuvalu's capital city
is Fongafale, and its currency is the Australian Dollar. Tuvuluan
and English are the primary languages used on Tuvalu, and in 2020, the
nation's estimated population was 11,792.
The Republic of Vanuatu's capital city is Port-Vila,
and its national currency is the Vatu. Bislama, English, and French
are the primary languages spoken on Vanuatu, and in 2020, the Republic's
estimated population was 307,145.