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Fiji dedicates 7s win to people back home

29 Jul 2021

Fiji has dedicated its Olympic rugby sevens win to the people back home who are struggling amidst the country's Covid-19 health crisis.

Fiji defeated New Zealand 27-12 in the men's sevens final in Tokyo to defend the title they won in Rio five years ago.

Captain Jerry Tuwai said the win is very special for the team and all of Fiji.

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Tuilaepa admits defeat after Head of State's declaration

26 Jul 2021

Samoa's former prime minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi has finally conceded defeat in the April 9 election.

During a TV interview on Sunday night he said he looked forward to working with the new FAST government.

Tuilaepa said he has asked Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata'afa to give him and his government seven days to move out of his office.

Even at the end of last week Tuilaepa was refusing to concede that he lost the election.

 

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Cook Islands detects first positive Covid-19 case

07 Jun 2021

A Cook Islands man who has been on holiday in Rarotonga since May 21, 2021 has tested positive for Covid-19, after requesting to be swabbed Friday evening.

The alert level remains unchanged and the risk to public remains low, the government said.

The man who arrived in Auckland from Egypt on May 5, 2021, and tested positive on his Day 0 test when in managed isolation (MIQ) in Auckland, according to a statement issued by Te Marae Ora Ministry of Health.

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Forum head calls for answers on Japan's plans to dump nuclear waste

06 Jun 2021

The head of the Pacific Islands Forum wants more answers from Japan on its plan to dump wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear plant in the Pacific.

Secretary General Henry Puna called for a frank discussion ahead of a meeting with the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, after that organisation said Japan's dumping plan was technically feasible.

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Making oka to celebrate Samoa Language Week

31 May 2021

To celebrate Samoa Language Week RNZ Pacific journalist Mariner Fagaiava-Muller and his Papa, Faasootauloa Fepuleai Galo Fagaiava, sat down together to make oka.

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Samoa's Tuilaepa told his 'perversity' will be dealt with soon

29 May 2021

Samoa's incoming leader has condemned the actions of the former government and demanded it hand over power.

 

Fiame Naomi Mata'afa, speaking formally as the country's elected prime minister, slammed the behaviour Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi and his Human Rights Protection Party.

Fiame's FAST party, which won the most seats in last month's election, and the previous ruling party, HRPP, are waiting for the Supreme Court to rule on several contentious issues.

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UPCOMING SHOWS

Two Weeks of  Glory with Paralympic Sport at the  2020 Tokyo Paralympic  Games.

Weekly coverage from the Cook Islands of  Club Rugby.. Men's Women's and 7's