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Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk “Rob” flooding in the Indonesian city of Semarang, Cyclone Winston’s devastation and social media in Fiji and “backpack journalism” in Typhoon...

By Hele Ikimotu on Rabi, Fiji The rebuilding of a road on Fiji’s northern Rabi Island is currently in the works. Fiji’s most recent natural disaster,...

By Wansolwara News staff The Fiji National Provident Fund has released $5.33 million in flood assistance funds to 6351 members in the aftermath of two...

By Vilimaina Naqelevuki in Suva A resort owner on Kadavu has called on Fijians to urgently assist those on the island after the devastation caused...

By Felix Chaudhary in Lautoka "We're stuck in the river, please come quickly." These were the last words spoken by a distraught daughter to her father-in-law...

By Felix Chaudhary in Lautoka "It was scary, we've never seen anything like it." That's how a Natabua, Lautoka, man described the experience residents had as...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says the New Zealand government’s Pacific Mission will take place early next month and travel to...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News As Tonga struggles to recover from Cyclone Gita, authorities are looking for somewhere to host the next Parliamentary...

By Kalino Latu. editor of Kaniva News The Tongan government’s efforts to assess the extent of destruction by Tropical Cyclone Gita have been hindered by...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News The Tongan government has welcomed New Zealand’s offer to donate $750,000 and personnel assistance in the aftermath of...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Severe Tropical Cyclone Gita has left a trail of destruction after hitting Tonga with 200 kph plus winds during the night. RNZ...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News An overnight curfew was in place in Tonga tonight as the kingdom awaited the full force of Cyclone...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Tonga has declared a state of emergency today in preparation for severe Tropical Cyclone Gita as it threatens to hit the...

OPINION: By Mata'afa Keni Lesa, editor of the Samoa Observer Tropical Cyclone Gita has left just as quickly as it arrived on Friday night and...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Tropical Cyclone Gita might be slowing moving away from Samoa but the danger is far from over and a state of...

OPINION: By Dan McGarry It happens every time disaster strikes in the developing world. The inhabitants of the place become background players in a drama...

By Julie Cleaver and Kendall Hutt in Tukuraki, Fiji After six years in limbo, the villagers of Tukuraki in the Fiji highlands of Ba on...

By Jonas Cullwick in Port Vila Kava export returns in 2015 after Tropical Cyclone Pam devastated parts of Vanuatu as it trekked through the country...

Radio New Zealand International (RNZI) continues to serve people across the Pacific region, delivering essential day to day news and information and providing a...

By Fardah Pewarta in Jakarta Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan and his delegation's recent trip to Fiji and Papua...

By Matilda Simmons in Suva As quickly as Tropical Cyclone Zena arrived, it has dissipated dramatically. According to the latest data it would be difficult to...

Only weeks after category 5 Cyclone Winston ripped through the country, Fiji is once again facing extreme weather conditions due to the presence of...