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A number of Education Ministers and staff from the Pacific visited Auckland's Manukau Institute of Technology today.
Red, White and Brass is the story of a Tongan community who missed out on tickets to the 2011 Rugby World Cup, so put together a brass band to get into the Tonga games.
Inosi Masvava and his family couldn’t be happier in their new village built with money received from a Chinese mining company.
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China's foreign affairs spokesperson has said the deal undermines peace and stability.
The pair have been charged with abuse of office.
David Panuelo made the claims to officials in a letter which has been leaked to 1 News.
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1News understands that more charges are likely to be laid.
Residents have told 1News they're now worried about food supplies.
Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta said the international aid will not affect the Cyclone Gabrielle response, which "remains our top priority".
On Friday night the Vanuatu Meteorology Service upgraded the tropical cyclone to a category 4 before its power went out.
It comes as the country deals with a second cyclone, called Kevin, in the wake of severe tropical cyclone Judy.
It comes as the islands are battered by both Tropical Cyclone Judy and Tropical Cyclone Kevin.
It comes as Vanuatu's capital and northern islands survey the damage from Tropical Cyclone Judy, which is still threatening southern islands.
Vanuatu emergency management spokesperson Brenda Williams said a Red Alert has been issued for much of the island nation.
1News Pacific Correspondent Barbra Dreaver offered her thoughts on the Pacific Island Forum's new chair, Baron Waqa.
The cyclone will impact the Vanuatu island chain over the next two days before likely tracking southeast.
He spoke in an exclusive interview with 1News Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver.