Two Weeks of Glory with Paralympic Sport at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games.
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Creative New Zealand recently announced that Caren Rangi ONZM has been appointed as the new Chair of the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa.
Ms Rangi will be the first Pacific Chair and third woman to hold this role of Chair of the Arts Council in its 55-year history.
She is a founding director on the Pacific Cooperation Broadcasting Limited (PCBL) board, following our establishment in 2015.
The Fijian Drua and Moana Pasifika could be confirmed as the newest Super Rugby teams within a "couple of weeks" after a further funding boost from World Rugby.
The governing body has agreed to spend more than $NZ7 million over the next three years to support the establishment of two new Pacific Island Super Rugby teams.
Solomon Islands' Covid-19 vaccination programme begins on Wednesday in Honiara.
At the weekend, 24-thousand doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, supplied through Covax facility, arrived in the Solomons.
The country's prime minister Manasseh Sogavare, gave a national update confirming the rollout will launch at the central field hospital which he said was best equipped for mass vaccinations.
The Cook Islands biggest cultural festival, Te Maeva Nui, returning to Auckland after it was cancelled last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
In 2019, the event was held in Aotearoa for the first time in its more than 50-year history.
Organiser Kim Marsters said her team was optimistic the two-day festival would go ahead as scheduled in July.
The family of former Papua New Guinea Prime Minister, Sir Michael Somare, is in isolation for seven days amid the surge in Covid-19 infections in Port Moresby.
The late Sir Michael Somare Photo: RNZ / Johnny Blades
The family is in mourning after the death of Sir Michael 11 days ago.
His funeral is scheduled for Friday in Port Moresby after which he will be flown to Wewak for burial.
Papua New Guineans are mourning the loss of the man who was the central figure in the country's passage to independence.
Sir Michael Somare died early this morning in Port Moresby after being diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer and admitted to hospital a week ago.