Monthly Archive: February 2018

A Man of this Land

Farewell to a Village Elder On a cloudy and humid summer afternoon at Liolau in the village of Avatele, Muliumu Alofaifo Lino was laid to rest in the grounds of the home he helped...

Cyclone Gita – Gale Force Winds

Cyclone Gita – category 3 As the dawn breaks on this single little island in the middle of a turbulent blue Pacific Ocean, its inhabitants are heaving a collective sigh of relief; if the...

Island Round Up : Water Contamination, Power and Assault

Interesting Conversation 4119 is listed in the telephone directory as the Head Office of the Niue Power Corporation. We dialled this number wanting to find some information and here’s the conversation: Female employee: Hello,...

More to The BCN And the Roads

  Suck it Up Folks – that inelegant expression would seem to sum up the current debate over the state of the island’s roads. The message from the government is clear; it will continue...

Our Views Regarding the BCN

If you have not read our recent coverage regarding the BCN, you might want to read it here.  WE SAY. . . For the critics of the Broadcasting Corporation of Niue the fiasco in the...

First Niue Assembly Sitting For 2018

The island’s lawmakers were summoned on Wednesday 31 January to the first sitting of Niue Assembly for 2018. It was not a full house however with four members absent, Hon O’love Jacobsen, Mr Michael...