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People told to remain vigilant despite Pacific tsunami warning downgrade

05 Mar 2021

Nations and territories around the Pacific have cancelled or downgraded the tsunami advisory issued this morning, following a second major earthquake off New Zealand's Kermadec Islands, but locals have been told to remain vigilant.

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Vanuatu and New Caledonia launch safe travel Tamtam Bubble

21 Feb 2021

Vanuatu's prime minister has announced the creation of a safe travel bubble between Vanuatu and New Caledonia.

From April, the so-called 'Tamtam Bubble' will allow easier travel between the covid-free Melanesian neighbours.

Travel will be restricted to Vanuatu's main island of Efate.

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Cyclone Yasa damage to Fiji worth nearly $US250m

16 Feb 2021

Cyclone Yasa caused an estimated loss of almost $US250 million to infrastructure, livelihoods and agriculture, Fiji's government said.

The category five storm left four people dead and thousands homeless when it hit the country in December.

Speaking in Parliament, the Disaster Management Minister Inia Seruiratu said about 139,000 people and 31,000 households were directly affected by the super storm.

Seruiratu said more than 8000 homes were destroyed.

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Former Cook Islands PM is the new Secretary General of the PIF

04 Feb 2021

The former Cook Islands Prime Minister, Henry Puna is the new Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum after a marathon online meeting.

Puna was voted in over Micronesia's candidate Marshall Islands Ambassador to the US, Gerald Zackious by nine to eight.

The outgoing secretary-general, Papua New Guinea's Dame Meg-Taylor had been in the role for over six years.

Regional divisions over who should replace her emerged last year.

 

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Huge clean-up underway in Fiji following cyclone

03 Feb 2021

The huge clean up has started in Fiji following the recent cyclone, but thousands of Fijians are still in evacuation centres.

Tropical Cyclone Ana went through Fiji and left behind a trail of damage to fragile settlements, properties and livestock.

RNZ Pacific correspondent Lice Movono said the flooding and rain activity recently is one of the biggest rainfalls the country has experienced.

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Passengers from NZ to Cook Islands test negative for Covid-19

01 Feb 2021

Dozens of international passengers who arrived in Rarotonga over the weekend have tested negative for covid-19, and have been released from supervised quarantine.

The group of 54 were passengers onboard the first Air New Zealand flight from Auckland to Rarotonga since the announcement of new community cases of Covid-19 in Northland and north of Auckland.

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