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Hundreds of illegal settlers evicted in Port Vila

27 Oct 2021

Police and a court sheriff have relocated more than 500 settlers from Black Sands in Vanuatu's capital, Port Vila, ahead of their eviction deadline.

It is the biggest relocation of illegal settlers undertaken on Efate and follows a police exercise last week, when about 100 people were relocated from near Mele village.

One of the relocated Black Sands villagers said he had been living there for 30 years.

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Ratu Wiliame Katonivere set to be Fiji's next president

21 Oct 2021

Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama will move Ratu Wiliame Katonivere's name on Friday in Parliament to be the next President.

In a post on his official Facebook page Bainimarama said Ratu Wiliame has accepted his nomination.

The Prime Minister described the President-elect as one of the fiercest defenders of the ocean and of the right of Fiji's future generations to live in a clean, safe and natural environment.

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Church leader calls on community to help stranded nurses in Vanuatu

19 Oct 2021

An elder at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in the Vanuatu capital, Port Vila, is appealing to members of churches and the public to help their Melanesian brothers and sisters from Solomon Islands who are stranded in Vanuatu.

Elder Lawrence Dick said the Solomon Islands nurses, whose contracts ended recently, cannot return to their country yet due to Covid-19.

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New Caledonia issues health pass as lockdown is eased

12 Oct 2021

New Caledonia has launched a health pass for residents as it has begun easing restrictions imposed after last month's Covid-19 outbreak.

The pandemic has infected more than 9,000 people and killed more than 200.

The pass, which is needed for access to restaurants, museums and other venues, is available in an online version or as a printed document at townhalls.

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Fiji Rugby cancels 2021 domestic competition

11 Oct 2021

The Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) has announced it will not resume domestic competition this year, and is planning for an early kick-off in 2022.

Its CEO John O'Connor said after thorough consultation and careful consideration, it decided to cancel all the domestic competition for 2021.

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Over 7000 Pasifika vaccinated at 'Rally your Village' event

07 Oct 2021

A mass vaccination event has dished over 7000 vaccines to Pasifika in Auckland within almost a week.

The youth-led drive-through event, 'Rally your Village' is a big win for Pacific communities, who not only received a dose of the Pfizer vaccine but also drove away with practical essentials.

The colourful community event is another milestone for Pasifika, helping to reach more youth and their families.

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