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Broadcast of Fiji parliament extended

31 Jan 2019

Fiji plans to start broadcasting parliamentary committee meetings later this year.

FBC News reported the proceedings of standing committees will be televised starting later this year.

The Secretary-General to Parliament, Viniana Namosimalua, said the broadcasts will ensure people can see and hear for themselves submissions on proposed legislation.

She said committees could sit in camera - privately - if allowed by the Speaker.

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Tupapa in control at OFC Qualifier

31 Jan 2019

Tupapa Maraerenga have all but confirmed their place in the OFC Champions League main draw after thrashing Lotoha'apai United 4-1 to make it two wins from two in the Qualifier event in the Cook Islands.

Jared Colligan put the home side ahead in the very first minute, after latching onto a cross inside the box, before Ben Mata doubled their advantage from the penalty spot six minutes later.

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Politics and the Pacific: 2018 politics review

22 Dec 2018

It was a busy year for the countries of the Pacific, which had more global spotlight than usual as it found itself in the middle of feuding great powers. That brought a slew of new deals and partnerships, but also pressures. RNZ Pacific's Johnny Blades and Jamie Tahana look back on the year the world discovered the Pacific.

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Connecting public service with Pasifika

11 Nov 2018

A Samoan woman behind an innovative internship programme linking Pasifika to the public sector has been recognised in New Zealand's inaugural Public Service Medals.

Matalena Leaupepe was one of five people presented with a medal by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

Ms Leaupepe was recognised for her work building relationships between Pasifika and the public sector.

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Pacific Super Rugby team could be based in Hawaii

01 Oct 2018

Samoa's Prime Minister says a proposed Pacific Super Rugby team might have to base itself in Hawaii to cope with formidable financial demands.

The feasibility of basing a team in the Pacific Islands was explored in a Ministry of Foreign Affairs study released earlier this year but the money required makes that unlikely.

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Four drown in Solomons after boat sinks

16 Aug 2018

Four people are dead in Solomon Islands after a boat they were travelling on sank in rough seas.

Provincial Police Commander Central Province, Superintendent Patricia Leta said the loading capacity was for six passengers but a total of 16 boarded the boat.

She said least 12 people were confirmed to have survived the tragedy and there were children among the survivors

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