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Captain Aunofo Havea Funaki is a Tongan trailblazer: She is the first female licensed captain in the Kingdom of Tonga and Polynesia; is a captain of yachts and vakas…

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More Covid-19 cases have been announced in the Pacific, with several countries increasing restrictions as the virus hits the region. Confirmed Covid-19 cases in the Pacific Hawaii now has…

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As a new decade dawns much of the Pacific is grappling with major upheavals from climate and health crises to political disruption and self-determination struggles. RNZ Pacific’s Jamie Tahana…

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is investing more than $US2 billion over a five-year period to help Pacific countries transition to renewable energy production and to develop sustainable transport….

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Pacific Voyager Aunofo Havea of the Tonga Voyaging Society kicked off World Oceans Week at The Explorers Club in NYC with a thought-provoking panel discussion around women in the…

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Female boat owner, operator is ‘passionate advocate of sustainable tourism’ NUKU‘ALOFA, Tonga – It’s rare to find female sailors in Tonga, but ‘Aunofo Havea Funaki is not your average…

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Tonga’s government is looking for 50 million US dollars to deal with climate change issues in the country. The Environment and Climate Change Minister Siaosi Sovaleni says there are…

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The final few days of our voyage were smooth sailing as we pulled into The Land of the Long White Cloud. When we reached the latitude of the northern…

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Our final day of sailing greeted us with a glittering morning amid the Vava’u Island group. A whale fluke breached the water as we passed our first island, preparing…

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