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Waste management in Tokelau has been identified as an urgent priority with increasing amounts of rubbish being disposed on the atolls. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed this month between Tokelau's Economic Development, natural resources and Environment and the Pacific Recycle ...
A pair of Tokelau government employees sacked over the purchase of two helicopters and a property in Samoa have lost their bid to be reinstated. Jovilisi Suveinakama and Heto Puka had managerial and financial roles for Tokelau and were based in Apia. They were suspended in April, pending an ...

Tokelau's government requested the removal of the former Administator, David Nicolson, in August following Nicholson's veto of the purchase of two helicopters for US$366,000 and the suspension of two government ministers. The release of New Zealand's funding to Tokelau was also changed from ...
New Zealand's Foreign Minister Winston Peters has announced that Ross Ardern will be the country's next administrator of Tokelau. Mr Ardern, who is currently serving as High Commissioner to Niue and has held various Pacific regional policing roles, is also the father of New Zealand's prime minister ...
MALAKAI KOLOAMATANGI: The direction to buy the helicopters, it was a pretty major issue, considering the cost of the helicopters and the impact it would have had on Tokelau. I think it was a mjaor step to take and civil servants were not responsible for that. It should come from the Tokelauan adminstration ...

The pair was investigated after New Zealand's previous National-led government became dissatisfied with the deal. Massey University Pasifika Centre director, Malakai Koloamatangi, said the public servants cannot be blamed for a decision made by politicians. He argues the bigger issue for Tokelau is its ...
An academic says the sacking of two senior public servants this week by the Tokelau administration cannot be justified. Massey University Pasifika Centre director, Malakai Koloamatangi was speaking after the sacking of senior public servants, Jovilisi Suveinakama and Heto Puka, over their involvement in ...
Tokelau minister, Kelihiano Kalolo, said commissioner Casimilo Perez dismissed the pair in a move backed by Tokelau's government. Mr Perez had the final say on the matter after being presented a report on the investigation, which was conducted by Aleki Silao, a member of the public service. Mr Kalolo ...
... boat to Niue police in October, coordinated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Maritime New Zelaand. Niue police chief Tony Edwards says the new vessel marks the first time Niue has had an immediate first response capability. Tokelau is scheduled to receive its boat and training next year.
Manila, Jubi - Kepulauan Solomon telah mengundurkan diri dari kesepakatan utama bidang penangkapan tuna yang disebut Pengaturan Tokelau dengan alasan pengaturan itu berbahaya bagi negaranya dan alokasi tangkapan ikan tunanya di masa depan. Pengaturan Tokelau adalah sebuah ...
... boat to Niue police in October, coordinated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Maritime New Zelaand. Niue police chief Tony Edwards says the new vessel marks the first time Niue has had an immediate first response capability. Tokelau is scheduled to receive its boat and training next year.
"Matthew being a New Zealand citizen has the distinction of spending some of his childhood and early schooling in Tokelau. So that's rather distinctive as not many people have been to Tokelau and he's spent his early years growing up and going to school there." This first point is pertinent as it is well ...
Tokelau made a bid for air services last year with the purchase of two helicopters, which are currently being sold off after New Zealand's rejection of the project. Tokelau's Faipule, or leaders, met in Wellington this week with Mr Peters, Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito Su'a William Sio and Administrator to ...
New Zealand's climate change Minister James Shaw says the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Paris Agreement will apply to Tokelau from today. New Zealand has submitted a formal declaration to the UN to have the agreements extended to cover Tokelau's low lying ...
There are calls for a commission of enquiry into New Zealand's relationship with its territory Tokelau, following a breakdown in relations.
It wasn't until the 1990s that members of Tokelau's expatriate community approached New Zealand's Bible Society about producing the Bible in ...

Today marks the start of Tokelau language week. The theme, chosen by the Tokelauan community is, "Tokelau ke mau ki te gagana a nā ...
The 2017 line-up of seven Pacific language weeks has come to an end with Tokelauan Language Week, Vaiaho ote Gagana Tokelau being ...
Reverend Sopoaga is also one of the community leaders involved in organising this year's Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau, Tokelau Language ...
It's been revealed that New Zealand ordered Tokelau to suspend two public servants accused of making a controversial helicopter buy.
This follows concerns raised by Tokelau over David Nicholson's position being combined with his other role as High Commissioner to Samoa.
Comments by Tokelau's new leader, in March, exposed an unprecedented breakdown of ties between New Zealand and its sole territory.
Solomon Islands has pulled out from a key tuna deal called the Tokelau Arrangement, citing it as a danger for the country and its catch allocation in the future. The Tokelau Arrangement is an agreement amongst Pacific islands Forum fisheries Agency (FFA) member countries, to limit the catch of southern ...
The agreement, known as the Tokelau Arrangement, saw 11 nations from the Pacific islands Forum fisheries Agency (FFA) member countries agree in 2014, to place limits on albacore catches in their EEZ waters. Under-Secretary for the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources Ferral Lasi, who also ...
Solomon Islands has pulled out of the Tokelau Arrangement for South Pacific albacore, saying it's too restrictive on tuna catch. Frozen albacore tuna offloaded in Lami, Fiji Photo: RNZ / Philippa Tolley. The non-binding agreement between Forum fisheries Agency member states was signed in 2014 with the ...
Mr Peters said due to Tokelau's location in the Pacific, the small island nation needs major wharf and IT upgrades. ... As Tokelau's current satellite internet is slow and unreliable, New Zealand has also invested $22.2 million to connect Tokelau's atolls to undersea fibre optic cables providing a much faster ...
The government is putting up nearly $16 million for a new wharf and internet upgrades on Tokelau. The self-governing island is a New Zealand dependent territory and Foreign Minister Winston Peters says it's incredibly remote. "It has no air services so is dependent on ships to get to and from its nearest ...
This tiny nation became the first entirely solar-powered country back in 2012 -- with a little help from the New Zealand government. Tokelau ...
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare is facing a vote of no-confidence next week. A total of 18 MPs, including nine ministers, ...
... the Pacific, focussing on the nations of Niue, Tokelau, Kiribati, Tonga, the Cook Islands and Tuvalu. In addition to provision of the SAR vessel, ...
Tokelau has delayed its ongoing legal investigation of two senior public servants despite assurances it was finished. Former public service ...
A new cargo ship for Tokelau is on track to be delivered early next year, and is expected to save on what have been described as astronomical ...
New Zealand has appointed Jonathan Kings as administrator to Tokelau after David Nicholson was removed from his post just seven months in ...
The Ulu of Tokelau says it is for the government to make decisions and not public servants. Siopili Perez issued a statement while an inquiry ...
The Ulu of Tokelau says it is for the government to make decisions and not public servants. Siopili Perez issued a statement while an inquiry ...
An employment investigation, involving two senior Tokelau public servants, has revealed a controversial helicopter buy was part of a hasty ...
The former Tokelau public service general manager Jovilisi Suveinakama said he and the suspended Director of finance Heto Puka had not ...
Tokelau's suspended public service general manager says last year's controversial purchase of helicopters was self-funded by the territory and ...
Tokelau wants to set up its own weather service after years of relying on forecasts from Fiji and Samoa. A Tokelau government official, Loia ...
This follows concerns raised by Tokelau over David Nicholson's position being combined with his other role as High Commissioner to Samoa.
Two senior public servants have been stood down pending the outcome of the investigation. Mr Perez confirmed the helicopters, which Tokelau ...
Comments by Tokelau's new leader, in March, exposed an unprecedented breakdown of ties between New Zealand and its sole territory.
students compete on five stages, performing traditional items from the following cultures - Cook Islands, Maori, Niue, Samoan and Tongan - and there is also a Diversity stage featuring performances from a range of cultural groups including Fijian ...
Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of Tahiti, Tokelau, Fiji and Kiribati; follow your nose and you will discover Hawaii's smokey BBQ delights or, if you are wondering what the noise is about, head along to the Cook Island and Samoa villages.
Shaun Sauni-esau 5. Shondre Lee-Silva 6. Cassius Wright 7. Liam Christensen 14. Angus Mcelroy 9. Harris Georgopoulos 10. Eniasi Tokelau 11. Simeone Taateo 12. Stanley Malae 13. Alex Laboulet 8. Maylee Semu 15. Volcan Er 17. Les Abdennour 19.
Tokelau's leader says the people of the three atolls are in an uproar over the government buying two helicopters. The multi-million dollar buy angered the New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs, Murray McCully, whose ministry oversees the Council for ...
Tokelau's leader says the people of the three atolls are in an uproar over the government buying two helicopters. The multi-million dollar buy angered the New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs, Murray McCully, whose ministry oversees the Council for ...
In Auckland, Pacific and Asian beats ruled the stages at the ASB Polyfest in Manukau as school groups highlighted the best of an array of cultures; including Maori, Cook Islands, Niue, Samoan, Tongan, Fijian, Tokelau, Chinese, Korean and Indian.
Tuvalu, Tokelau, Rangiroa, and Nauru are all inhabited atolls. It was atolls, specifically, that grabbed the attention of Charles Darwin in the 1830s.


 

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