Oceania: Te Reo Warriors

The Next Five Years Are Crucial for Bougainville’s Independence Bid

Study of Kiribati economy finds it is over-reliant on tuna fishery
Working together on resilience and climate action in Niue

Human flight and brain drain – Samoa number one
New program in Tuvalu tightening net on IUU fishing in Pacific

What’s Behind China’s Recent Messaging to Australia?

Micronesian weaving traditions documented for Library of Congress

United States continues discussions on compact of free association with Micronesia

More ‘Unsafe’ Encounters Between Australian and Chinese Forces Near Disputed South China Sea Region
President’s thanks Australia for making Nauru safer
Row over Australian-born Kiribati judge intensifies in dramatic court hearing
Tuvalu minister says both China, U.S. needed for climate change action

Kiribati: UN expert says attempts to deport High Court judge undermine judicial independence

Sir Collin Tukuitonga: A proud son of Niue officially becomes a knight

Australia: Visit to Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste

Taiwan, Palau sign MOUs on joint criminal investigation and forensics
Kiribati government should keep focus on fisheries over tourism, says local fisherman
U.S. Embassy Awards Grants to Kiribati Irekenrao Country Women Organization and Possibility Network
China Circles French Polynesia

Nauru Receives Taiwanese Donated Patrol Boats
Guam and the Northern Marianas representatives to the United States Congress

Northern Mariana Islands increasingly rely on the federal government as budgetary crisis looms
Elder Soares testifies to French Polynesian Saints of ‘the brilliant future of this gospel in this beautiful land’

Biden to host Pacific Island summit with wary eye on China

1980 September 3, Tokelau: signing of Tokehega Treaty between USA and New Zealand

The ‘egregious’ history of likely new Nauru operator includes allegations of gang rape and murder in its US prisons

Marshall Islands open borders after 2.5 years
Tiny Tuvalu to ‘stand firm’ with Taiwan as Pacific competition hots up
Taiwan, Tuvalu sign communiqué, agreements on policing, Coast Guard

Papua New Guinea: Conflict and election-related violence trigger wave of displacement
S. Korea to offer $180,000 worth of aid to Marshall Islands, Nauru, Honduras
Medicaid becomes clashing point in Northern Mariana Islands governor’s race
Kiribati left without high-level court after president suspends three appeal judges

Solomon Islands’ pro-China leader wins bid to delay elections

Vanuatu to have snap election after opposition’s Supreme Court challenge dismissed
Solomon Islands to delay election as PM tells Australia to ‘get ready’ to fund vote
American Samoa: Delegate from uninhabited island gets voting rights in legislature
French Polynesia moves towards ban on ‘craziness’ of seabed mining

Japan, Palau underscore importance of cross-Taiwan Strait stability

‘God save the King’ – King Charles III proclaimed King of NZ

France scraps 2023 referendum on New Caledonia’s legal status
VINCI wins 40-year concession for Tahiti Airport in French Polynesia

France defers referendum on new statute for New Caledonia Kanaky
King Charles III proclaimed Papua New Guinea head of state
Anger as Nauru-backed company gets go ahead to mine on seafloor
‘A Lasting Legacy’: Palau’s National Preparedness Month
The Marshall Islands mini-state plot and the price of sovereignty in the Pacific
Dialogue begins to get Kiribati back into Pacific Islands Forum

Helping Aboriginal Australians through Their Dark Nights of the Soul, from Dentsu
Australia Seen Dodging Recession Even as China Economy Slows
The Te Reo Warriors who fought to ensure the Māori language would not die
Exercise Cartwheel 2022 Begins
The Tonga Eruption Produced a 90-Meter Tsunami
HRPP opposition MPs in Samoa reinstated to Parliament

For Indigenous Australians, painful colonial past mars queen’s legacy
Te reo Māori thrives as petition anniversary marked
New Zealand avoids recession as eased Covid measures help spur 1.7% GDP growth
Fiji rights campaigner receives anniversary medal from Vanuatu
USDA signs LFPA agreement with CNMI
Washington should focus on climate change for Pacific islands- leaders
Guam’s new businesses soar in pandemic — 300 to 400 business license applications a month
Guam’s In-Person Abortion Counseling Law Is Valid, Officials Say
Guam stays the course in 2022 Democratic primaries
Cook Islanders enter New Zealand’s local elections

1975 September 16: Papua New Guinea Independence Day
Iconic Aboriginal Australian actor Uncle Jack Charles dies aged 79
The South Pacific remains of marginal importance to China
Māori rights advocate, academic Maanu Paul dies at 83
New bus announcements in Māori and English will make navigating Auckland easier
All camps in New Caledonia independence debate to meet in Paris
Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet Visit Deepens U.S.-Fiji Partnership
U.S. Coast Guard, Gov Guam, industry partners to conduct multi-day port security exercise
Kiribati Government hits out again at judiciary
Cars Plus president to be inducted into Guam Business Hall of Fame
The Guam Kingfisher Could Soon Return to the Wild After a 30-Year Absence Thanks to Ambitious Scientists
Quick 30 Second Read on Why American Samoa, USA LLCs is Smartest Choice
Tonga announce star-studded extended World Cup squad
A Long History Of Volunteering In Samoa

1893 September 19: New Zealand allows women to vote in parliamentary elections
1922 September 25: Hammer DeRoburt Day, Nauru
1978 October 1: Tuvalu Independence Day
1911 October 10: National Day of the Republic of China, Taiwan
1970 October 10: Fiji Day
October 10: World Mental Health Day
October 11: International Day of the Girl Child
2008 October 15: International Parliamentarians for West Papua launches in UK
1974 October 19: Niue Constitution Day