Tokelau Language Website Gets Going

1978 July 7: Solomon Islands Independence Day
Australia, New Zealand say Pacific must discuss China

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock calls for global response to climate change in Palau
Wenda reminds Pacific leaders of West Papua resolution

1979 July 12: Kiribati Independence Day

New Caledonia says it won’t be ‘trojan horse’ for big powers in the Pacific

Severe weather triggers state of emergency in American Samoa

Project to get Tokelau its first airfield under way after pandemic delays

France schedules Paris talks on New Caledonia’s future

French territories part of cooperative Pacific region – ambassador
Micronesia joins growing Pacific alliance to stop deep-sea mining
EU makes Pacific power play in Kiribati
Nauru-logy of chess in times of COVID
Tokelau family under house arrest for nearly a year over vaccine defiance

UN condemns election-related violence across Papua New Guinea Highlands
New Zealand and Niue renew partnership

Marshall Islands celebrate first ‘Iroojlaplap’ chief coronation in 50 years
In a blow to regional unity, Kiribati leaves the Pacific Islands Forum

Pacific Partnership Concludes in Palau

For Australia’s Indigenous communities, preserving their languages is a matter of life and death
Micronesia’s First COVID-19 Outbreak Balloons, Causing Alarm
Fish farming goes green in Palau
New COVID-19 strain hits The Northern Mariana Islands
Tokelau prepares for General Fono

Pacific defense chiefs meet against backdrop of rising China
Tokelau itching to get its people home again
New Zealand’s new far, far north? Tokelau set to decide its future

Nauru will host Micronesian Games for first time
Octopus lures from the Mariana Islands found to be oldest in the world

Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Visit to the Republic of the Marshall Islands
Micronesia to reopen borders despite covid community spread
Tokelau to launch first language website
Tokelau maintaining tough measures to stay Covid-free
‘It means a lot to us’ – Tuvalu thrilled to be at Games

1980 July 30: Vanuatu Independence Day
‘I am from Tuvalu and my country is going to sink’: Comm Games team you should be backing

1843 July 31: Hawaiian Sovereignty Restoration Day

New Caledonia and Vanuatu sign memorandum for marine cable
Chinese Company Looks to Buy Solomon Islands Seaport

1969 August 2: Act of Free Choice/Act of No Choice, West Papua
Nauru weightlifter dedicates medal to ex-champion mother of five killed by COVID
Nauru seeking help as it’s to host Micronesian Games

WA Goldfields’ first Aboriginal-language dictionary produced by husband-and-wife linguists
Dinkum and the erasure of First Nations People in Australian video games
OIA awards $1.5M in grants to Marshall Islands for FY2022
Mercer Wins Investment Mandate from Tuvalu Trust Fund
In Polynesia, tattoos are more than skin deep

Tokelauans celebrate their language through online resource
How Adelaide’s ‘extinct’ Indigenous language Kaurna was brought back to life
Australian Indigenous language used in AI breakthrough
World Must Amplify Voices of Indigenous Women, Says Secretary-General, in Message for International Day
Concord Doubles Down on Australasia With Native Tongue Acquisition
First Nations peoples to lead ‘closing the gap’ initiatives in Queensland
Mariana Southern Airways will be the first carrier to use Tecnam P-2012 Traveller in the Pacific region

How Indigenous peoples are reshaping modern economies
Translating the Bible into Indigenous languages
From AFL to fashion force: Shauny Edwards eyes expansion of First Nations Top End label
The Future Of Foreign Policy Is First Nations. Where Then Are Our Voices?
The deaths of Aboriginal women must spark outrage – and change
Coalition used private contractor to collect intelligence on Nauru asylum seekers
Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Tupou VI, King of Tonga

Tonga, not China, must decide its future, says U.S. diplomat

What the US should do in Solomon Islands
Caroline Kennedy meets children of Solomon Islanders who saved JFK’s life
Marshall Islands voices support for Taiwan after Chinese drills
Micronesia urges China, US to ‘de-escalate tensions’
Commonwealth Games 2022: Nauru, world’s smallest Olympic country, continues medal-winning trend
A look at the candidates running for Northern Mariana Islands governor
Atmospheric waves reinforced tsunami after Tongan eruption

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
Goldfields Aboriginal business grants to drive growth and jobs
Saudi Arabia, Vanuatu sign protocol to establish diplomatic relations
Chinese Police Could Crush Solomon Islands Opposition
Solomon Islands’ move to delay election stokes fears of autocratic slide
Celebrating Cook Islands language in New Zealand
Public-private collaboration facilitates the import of vaccines in Tonga

Funding call for Aboriginal housing
Solomon Islands PM insists extending his term is ‘one-off’, says Australian minister
James Marape returned as prime minister in Papua New Guinea after fraught election
First British warship in almost 100 years visits Palau
Cuba and Niue review state of bilateral relations
Strengthening multi-hazard early warning in the Pacific: new research on storms, droughts
Tonga Volcanic Eruption Produced Ionospheric Hole and ‘Bubbles’

Aboriginal art is making waves overseas – but some major myths need busting
Church donates 124 wheelchairs to Palau hospital
Marshall Islands sees first Covid-19 spread
ADB and Vanuatu Sign Grant for $5.3 Million Project That Targets Recovery of Poor and Vulnerable Groups from COVID-19
Ministry launches ‘A Guide to Beekeeping in the Cook Islands’
Death in custody of young Aboriginal man Mr Yeeda was likely preventable, WA coroner finds
The future of the Pacific Islands Forum and Kiribati’s withdrawal
Cook Islands: Navigating the rise of third party politics and a new era
In Solomon Islands, Some Wary of Beijing-backed Construction
Book about Māori gods and legends cleans up at awards
Cook Islands: 62 per cent vote yes for cannabis law reform
Fewer than 120,000 people inhabit Kiribati yet they apparently hold $682m in Australian banks
China’s growing reach is transforming a Pacific island chain
Quakes in American Samoa likely to be linked to volcanic activity
Wāhine Māori put their hands up to become mayor in local body elections
Guam rugby holds strong against regional powerhouses
Let’s re-imagine education: Tonga boosts efforts to ensure all its children are able to access quality education

August 12: Day of the Tribes in Nauru
‘A criminal enterprise’: Rooster shipments to Guam raise concern in animal rights activists
Australian-born judge released from immigration detention in Kiribati, after being held overnight
Vanuatu leads the way for Pacific elimination of trachoma – the world’s biggest infectious cause of blindness
Idaho man gets 11.5 years for role in Guam, Palau meth ring
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Commissioner to be established
Kiribati constitutional crisis deepens as it detains Australian-born high court justice
Make-A-Wish co-founder visits Guam and CNMI chapter
Vanuatu breaks ground with ‘loss and damage’ costing in new climate plan
Kimberley and Pilbara booze bans ‘not a long-term fix’, Aboriginal health group warns
Ruling party in Cook Islands closer to power after gaining 2 extra seats
Guam claims 9 powerlifting medals in Los Angeles
Navy warship takes part in goodwill exercise near Solomon Islands after leader’s reported snub
Japan’s new grant aid projects to Tonga include help with clean-up
Northland marae hope to increase numbers who can use te reo Māori sign language
Guam won’t play football until the spring
Samoa Airways to take out loan to pay for redundancies
Micronesian Resource Center One-Stop Shop opens doors to new Tamuning office
Māori groups sign telehealth agreement to help bring healthcare to vulnerable communities
Samoa To Take Up University Of The South Pacific Chancellorship
New law recognizes Agent Orange exposure on Guam

1980 September 3, Tokelau: signing of Tokehega Treaty between USA and New Zealand
1975 September 16: Papua New Guinea Independence Day