The Palace office in Nuku’alofa announced Princess Mele Siu’ilikutapu Kalaniuvalu Fotofili died peacefully surrounded by family.
Mon, May 29
Security and defence pacts being drawn up around the Pacific are worrying much of the region, 1News Pacific Correspondent Barbara Dreaver writes.
Mon, May 22
1News Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver explains the importance of the prime minister's trip after Joe Biden pulled out.
Thu, May 18
"Tuvalu, they’re about to go underwater, hope they have their snorkels on,” one commentator on UK's Sky News said.
Mon, May 8
The Immigration Minister and top officials, including acting Prime Minister Carmel Sepuloni, attended a public meeting this morning.
Sat, May 6
One child in the fifteen-person household is currently fighting rheumatic fever, while another child is unwell.
Wed, May 3
Infection rates dropped during the Covid-19 pandemic but there are signs they are heading back up.
Mon, May 1
The agreement is between Australia, the UK and the US to counter China’s growing presence in the region.
Sun, Apr 16
Years of battling for legal equality in the Cook Islands is finally over for the country’s LGBTQI community.
Sat, Apr 15
Thirty-thousand bank customers in PNG had to pay money back after an Easter bank error.
Thu, Apr 13
Vanuatu locals are rebuilding after the island nation was hit by two cyclones in quick succession a month ago.
Sat, Apr 1
The country's prime minister, Ishmael Kalsakau, was ecstatic about the UN vote.
Thu, Mar 30
A number of Education Ministers and staff from the Pacific visited Auckland's Manukau Institute of Technology today.
Wed, Mar 22
Inosi Masvava and his family couldn’t be happier in their new village built with money received from a Chinese mining company.
Sun, Mar 19
The pair have been charged with abuse of office.
Fri, Mar 10
David Panuelo made the claims to officials in a letter which has been leaked to 1 News.
1News understands that more charges are likely to be laid.
Thu, Mar 9
1News Pacific Correspondent Barbra Dreaver offered her thoughts on the Pacific Island Forum's new chair, Baron Waqa.
Tue, Feb 28
Many are still recovering from last fortnight’s flooding where they lost everything.
Mon, Feb 13
Many affected Pasifika who have had to evacuate their homes have been taken in by family members.
Thu, Feb 2
"Some communities were left behind even before the floods hit," 1News' Pacific correspondent said.
Mon, Jan 30
The Moungavalu family are grateful to be alive after their house was struck by chest-high floods.
Sat, Jan 28
However, Stats NZ data shows Pacific people have higher levels of family wellbeing due to intergenerational living.
Wed, Jan 18
1News Pacific Correspondent Barbara Dreaver reflects on the devastation caused by the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai eruption and tsunami.
Sun, Jan 15
1News' Barbara Dreaver assesses the situation after last night's coalition announcement.
December 21, 2022