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Murdered NZ official badly mistreated – historian | Radio New Zealand News


A writer says a New Zealand government official murdered on Niue 62 years ago has been badly served by history.

Source: Murdered NZ official badly mistreated – historian | Radio New Zealand News

Clampdown on crabs from Niue | Radio New Zealand News


Failed attempts to cut the number of coconut crabs being sent out of Niue have prompted the government to ban their export.

via Clampdown on crabs from Niue | Radio New Zealand News.

Europe’s Silent Discrimination Against Kosovars | Nezir Sinani


Today, Kosovars carry the single most worthless passport in all of Europe. It allows them to travel to only 12 countries in the world without a visa. These include Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Dominica, Ecuador, Gambia, Haiti, Micronesia, Niue, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

via Europe’s Silent Discrimination Against Kosovars | Nezir Sinani.

Niue leader expects more climate devastation in region | Radio New Zealand News


The Premier of Niue says Pacific Islands are likely to face more destruction from extreme storms while the trend of climate change is left unchecked.

via Niue leader expects more climate devastation in region | Radio New Zealand News.

MIT – 11 years of supporting the Niue stage at Polyfest | Scoop News


As students from around the country literally swing into action at the 40th Polyfest Festival, Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) marks 11 years of support for the festival as sponsors of the Niue Stage.

via MIT – 11 years of supporting the Niue stage at Polyfest | Scoop News.

Pacific Island nations look forward to May summit in Japan | The Japan Times


The leaders of several Pacific Island nations and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are building up expectations for an upcoming summit in Japan.

Representatives of the 16-member Pacific Islands Forum are scheduled to meet in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, in May.

via Pacific Island nations look forward to May summit in Japan | The Japan Times.

Govt plans to offer free wi-fi in 2500 cities, towns in attempt to push internet – Tech2


The Indian government will soon offer free high-speed wi-fi in 2,500 cities and towns across the country over the next three years. The programme will involve an  investment of up to Rs 7,000 crore and will be implemented by BSNL.

via Govt plans to offer free wi-fi in 2500 cities, towns in attempt to push internet – Tech2.

Disney coins become legal tender in the island nation of Niue – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)


Mickey Mouse money might refer to fake or valueless cash but on the small island country of Niue, it is the real deal.

via Disney coins become legal tender in the island nation of Niue – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

Niue, South Pacfic: Small wonder | Newcastle Herald


Discover this sleepy Pacific paradise before everyone else does.

In a silvery column of light, a sea snake is floating skywards. As it draws near me it pauses for a second in its arcing, S-bending ascent before joining the bubbles from my regulator, heading for the surface where it will drink in a gulp of air and corkscrew back to its sandy whorl on the ocean floor.

via Niue, South Pacfic: Small wonder | Newcastle Herald.

Niue proposes privatising #health system to boost medical tourism – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)


Premier Toke Talagi has proposed privatising the health system to sell cosmetic and minor procedures to people overseas, particularly New Zealanders.

via Niue proposes privatising health system to boost medical tourism – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).