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Pacific Waves

RNZ New Zealand

A daily current affairs programme that delves deeper into the major stories of the week, through a Pacific lens, and shines a light on issues affecting Pacific people wherever they are in the world. Hosted by Susana Suisuiki.

Location:

Wellington, New Zealand

Description:

A daily current affairs programme that delves deeper into the major stories of the week, through a Pacific lens, and shines a light on issues affecting Pacific people wherever they are in the world. Hosted by Susana Suisuiki.

Twitter:

@rnz_news

Language:

English

Contact:

P O Box 123, Wellington, New Zealand + 644 474 1437


Episodes

Pacific Waves for 28 February 2024

2/27/2024
Election campaigning heats up in Solomon Islands; Mediation is underway between warring tribes in PNG's highlands; Bougainville rep says mining giant needs to 'clean up' its actions; Auckland councillor warns of 'sick' scammers preying on Fa'anana's death.

Duration:00:20:12

Solomon's caretaker PM rubbishes opposition party's promises

2/27/2024
Solomon Islands caretaker PM rubbishes opposition party's promises.

Duration:00:01:57

Mediation underway between warring tribes in PNG highlands

2/27/2024
Mediation underway between warring tribes in PNG highlands.

Duration:00:07:46

Bougainville rep: Mining giant needs to 'clean up' its actions

2/27/2024
Bougainville rep says mining giant needs to 'clean up' its actions.

Duration:00:03:10

Auckland councillor warns of 'sick' scams preying on Fa'anānā's death

2/27/2024
Auckland councillor warns of 'sick' scams preying on Fa'anānā's death.

Duration:00:06:16

Pacific Waves for 27 February 2024

2/26/2024
Tuvalu appoints a new Prime Minister; Tonga's King and Prime Minister at odds over ministerial appointments; Fiji's Women and Children's Minister says Pacific countries need to "strengthen laws" on online harassment; Pasifika Sipoti: a wrap of Pacific sports from the weekend

Duration:00:24:15

Feleti Teo is Tuvalu's new prime minister

2/26/2024
Tuvalu appoints a new Prime Minister.

Duration:00:07:33

Fiji women's minister wants stronger online harassment laws

2/26/2024
Fiji's Women and Children's Minister Lynda Tabuya says Pacific island countries need to "strengthen laws" on online harassment. Her comment comes as she deals with allegations of a sex and drug scandal between her and a former cabinet minister

Duration:00:02:29

Tonga's King and prime minister still at odds over ministerial dispute

2/26/2024
Tonga's King and prime minister still at odds over ministerial dispute

Duration:00:07:33

Pasifika Sipoti

2/26/2024
The 2024 Super Rugby Pacific series kicked off on Friday while Fiji and Samoa competed at the Vancouver sevens in Canada.

Duration:00:05:20

Pacific Waves for 24 February 2024

2/23/2024
'PNG is on the verge of being a failed state' - women's advocate, Cathy Alex, Pacific regional women leaders address challenges in politics, New Zealand's Pacific peoples and health minister says he's ready to take action to help the region after returning from the Pacific mission, New study explores link between climate change and hurricanes.

Duration:00:16:35

PNG is on the verge of being a failed state - women's advocate

2/23/2024
'PNG is on the verge of being a failed state' - women's advocate, Cathy Alex.

Duration:00:04:23

Pacific regional women leaders address challenges in politics

2/23/2024
Pacific regional women leaders address challenges in politics.

Duration:00:02:46

NZ Pacific peoples minister 'ready' to help the region

2/23/2024
New Zealand's Pacific peoples and health minister says he's ready to take action to help the region after returning from the Pacific mission.

Duration:00:04:15

New study explores link between climate change and hurricanes

2/23/2024
New study explores link between climate change and hurricanes.

Duration:00:03:46

Pacific Waves for 23 February 2024

2/22/2024
South Auckland youth grieves its 'strong advocate', Christchurch Pacific leaders during the Covid-19 pandemic were celebrated on Wednesday night at Te Aratai College, A New Zealand foundation is marking a milestone after providing 1000 scholarships to disadvantaged students who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford university, Super Rugby Pacific begins this week.

Duration:00:14:28

Fa'anānā Efeso Collins remembered in South Auckland

2/22/2024
South Auckland youth grieves its 'strong advocate'.

Duration:00:03:05

Christchurch's Pasifika frontline covid services acknowledged

2/22/2024
Christchurch Pacific leaders during the Covid-19 pandemic were celebrated on Wednesday night at Te Aratai College.

Duration:00:03:22

Tongan student receives life-changing scholarship

2/22/2024
A New Zealand foundation is marking a milestone after providing 1000 scholarships to disadvantaged students who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford university.

Duration:00:04:02

Super Rugby Pacific begins this week

2/22/2024
Super Rugby Pacific begins this week.

Duration:00:02:41