Solomon Islands

RSL given ex-army vehicles for Anzac Day

Hundreds of ex-military vehicles have been gifted to the RSL for use on Anzac Day.

ANZAC

Solomon Islands' killer croc problem could be tamed by crocodile tourism

Locals and experts say crocodiles are becoming a dangerous menace in the Solomon Islands and are worried about a growing number of fatal attacks, but …

Melanesia

Eighth Pacific Tsunami Drill set for September to November 2018

Over 40 countries around the Pacific Rim will participate in a mock tsunami scenario from September to November 2018. The purpose of this exercise is …

Tsunamis

NZF: U-17s book ticket to World Cup

New Zealand have qualified for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in fine style, putting in an outstanding performance to beat Tahiti 4-1 in the …

Sport (New Zealand)

7.7 M earthquake shakes areas near the Solomon Islands

- The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that a magnitude-7.7 earthquake has struck in waters off of the Solomon Islands. Earlier reports indicated …

Melanesia

Earthquake of 6 magnitude strikes off Solomon Islands

(Reuters) - A 6.0 magnitude earthquake stuck off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.<p>The quake, first measured at 6.2, was 55 km (32 miles) deep and centered 37 km southeast of Gizo in an area …

World News

Sport: Solomon Islands favourites for U16 football title

Solomon Islands go into the semi-finals of the OFC Under 16 football Championship as the team to beat, having upset pre-tournament favourites New …

Sport (New Zealand)

Procurement Notices - 49830 - Technical Assistance for Enhance

Overview :<p>UNDP is seeking for a qualified senior expert to provide technical support to Bank of South Pacific (BSP) in the Solomon Islands. This …

UNDP

South Cooperation

The United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation celebrates developments made in recent years by regions and countries in the south and highlights …

Developing Countries

Retired diplomat announced NZ Ambassador to Trump's Washington

The Government is bring a respected diplomat out of retirement for the plum post of Ambassador to the United States.

New Zealand Politics

Who's ready for climate change? You can Google that…

What do you do if you have a question? You probably 'Google it'.

Google Search

New report signals bright outlook for Bougainville, despite dark past

Recently released economic analysis could signal great things for the PNG island, but only if lessons are learned from its catastrophic history.The …

Great Britain

6.9-magnitude earthquake strikes near NZ

A strong but deep earthquake has struck near New Zealand.

New Zealand

Solomon Islands rattled by M6.7 earthquake

The Solomon Islands have been rattled by a large earthquake.<p>The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said the M6.7 earthquake struck just after 6.30am …

Natural Disasters

Americans Return to Guadalcanal, This Time to Face Beijing

Marines join Australian tour of island states to shore up alliances as China’s influence grows<p>On a sticky tropical afternoon in August, U.S. Marines unfurled an American flag at Guadalcanal, a southwest Pacific outpost that was the site of some of the fiercest fighting of the Pacific campaign in …

China

OFC Home

«<p>Prev<p>1<p>211<p>Next<p>»<p>Rafael Le'ai set to showcase his Futsal skills at Lawson Tama Stadium<p>Young Kapuls call for local supporters<p>2018 OFC U-16 Championship | …

New Zealand Football

Basiana’s Pig: A tale of Wildlife Conservation, Murder and Redemption from the Solomon Islands

Join us for a special seminar by MSSI Professorial Fellow, Tim Flannery, as he reflects on over 30 years working with the community of Kwaio, in the …

Conservation

Sport: Guam footballers fall short as Fiji, Solomons draw

The Guam men's football team have missed out on promotion in the East Asian Cup after a 1-1 draw against Mongolia in their final group match.

Sport (New Zealand)

New Zealand U17 Squad includes Strong Phoenix Academy Contingent

The New Zealand FIFA U17 squad has been revealed as numerous Wellington Phoenix Academy players are included for the upcoming tournament in the …

Wellington Phoenix

Will Solomon Islands abandon Taiwan?

Taipei will find it increasingly hard to dispel the intangible sense the tide of history is running in China’s favour.

China

Australia to help Pacific fisheries surveillance

Australia will help the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency with a new aerial surveillance programme to fight illegal fishing.<p>Pacific countries …

Surveillance

Sport: Fiji footballers face weight of expectation vs Solomon Islands

The Fiji football squad is playing catch-up ahead of international friendly matches over the coming week, says coach Christophe Gamel

Wellington Phoenix

Roy joins team

FIJI football’s golden boy Roy Krishna believes nothing is more important to him than representing his country against international teams.<p>Krishna …

Wellington Phoenix

The Solomon Islands are known for wreck dives, but there's so much more to explore above water

If it weren’t for the potholes slowing us down on the road to Honiara, on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands, I would have missed the sign that said Dolphin View Cottage. But our guide, Andrew, knew this road by heart.<p>“That’s Guyas Tohabellana,” he said, waving at a stocky man in rumpled shorts, a …

Los Angeles

IN HARMS WAY by Iain Martin Read by Dan Bittner | Audiobook Review

Dan Bittner's exciting narration will have listeners on the edge of their seats with this dramatic true story of 25-year-old John F. Kennedy's …

Audiobooks

Squad named for U-17 World Cup qualifiers

The players who will look to fire New Zealand to the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Peru have been revealed after the official naming of the squad to …

Sport (New Zealand)

Pacific Islands Overview

The World Bank is scaling up its assistance in the Pacific Islands region with a significant increase in funds available through the International …

World Bank

Future Sound of Yoga

Join Angel and Matt for a relaxing yoga practice in the pink and purple-lit church<p>Take yourself to church on Friday September 14 for a one-off Future …

Yoga

Sport: OFC Beach Soccer Champs postponed

The Oceania Men's Beach Soccer Championship has been delayed until next year due to a lack of entries.<p>The regional competition was scheduled to be …

Sport (New Zealand)

Myersina balteata is the Newest Species of Shrimp Goby from the Solomon Islands

Myersina balteata is a new species of shrimp-associated tropical goby that was just described from specimens collected in the Solomon Islands. This …

Reef Aquariums