A new Samoan language documentary highlighting the issues facing Porirua Harbour and its catchment has been produced by the Porirua Harbour Trust and was launched by mayor Nick Leggett at Te Rauparaha Arena recently.
The president of Palau, Tommy Remengesau Jr, is living up to a pledge he made when he took office for his third four-year term last year by declaring a total ban of commercial fishing and turning the Pacific nation’s 200 nautical mile exclusive economic zone into a marine sanctuary.
The Farmers Samoa Incorporated, also known as the Samoa Farmers Association, will hold a meeting in June this year, in a bid to iron out a longstanding dispute among association members. This was confirmed by F.S.I. member, Papali’i Panoa Moala, yesterday, who said the Ministry of Commerce Industry and Labour is chairing the meeting.
A decision by Board Members of the Accident Compensation Corporation (A.C.C) to pay themselves Director’s fees and expenses worth $5,000 each has been questioned by the Controller and Auditor General, Fuimaono Camillo Afele.