NZ: Niue To Decide

After days of speculation, New Zealand has finally made its position clear on the current controversy over the decision of Premier Sir Toke Talagi to discontinue a 43-year tradition of raising the NZ flag...

Premier Talagi and the ‘Dark Side’

Sir Toke Talagi has dismissed recent criticism of his government as ‘just noise’ from ‘the Dark Side’. On his weekly broadcast on the national radio on Wednesday morning Premier Talagi spent some time in...

ISLAND ROUND-UP

We begin this round-up with a brief summary of the proceedings at the latest sitting of the Niue Assembly, which is somewhat blotchy; it seems that the brand new audio system for the Fale...

TERRY COE: ‘HARRIS-DAW MUST GO’

‘HARRIS DAW MUST GO’ – TERRY COE A long serving member of the Niue Assembly and former cabinet minister Terry Coe is calling for the removal of Toni Harris-Daw from national radio. Harris-Daw hosts...

Remedial Work for Wharf

Each day as those using the wharf go about their usual business, whether it be launching a boat, tender, canoe or just casting your favourite lure, a small group of workers are quietly going...

Telecom 4G making good progress

Low Key Intro for 4G Telecom Niue is quietly going about its task of introducing the 4G network and making the necessary changes to their customers’ smartphones. There are a few technical issues to...

Birgus Latro on show

Birgus Latro on display Ohakune has a carrot, Rakaia has a salmon and Gore has a brown trout; all these towns [admittedly all on the mainland] pale into insignificance with Niue’s birgus latro –...

No Details on SOE Operations

No Details on SOE Operations In a previous sitting of the Assembly, the Minister of Finance tabled the Budget of Expenditure and Revenue for the various businesses of government or State Owned Enterprises. At...

Tobacco Legislation After 12 Years

Latest From The Niue Assembly – Tobacco Legislation Tobacco legislation – After 12 years in the making, the legislation to control the use of tobacco and tobacco products has finally made it to the...