Independent Comedy "Three Wise Cousins" Scores in New Zealand and moves onto Aust

"Three Wise Cousins" came in at number seven, earning about two hundred thousand dollars in two weeks on just eight screens.

Top 5: Wellington special moments

The tournament never fails to produce its fair share of magnificent sevens moments, so to get you in the mood we’ve picked five from the archive to rattle your memories.

Tony Finau, first Tongan, Samoan in PGA Sony Open, Hawaii

This is Finau’s second tour with the official organizer, PGA Tour, in its first full-field event for 2016.

Pacific countries among most 'ethical' places to visit

The non-profit group Ethical Traveler has named The Federated States of Micronesia, Samoa, Tonga and Tuvalu in its annual list.

The list is based on a survey which assesses the performance of developing nations in the areas of Social Welfare, Human Rights and Environmental Protection.

Joy for Tonga while New Zealand win big on Match Day 3

For New Zealand the victory followed an 11-0 defeat of Samoa on Match Day 1, and inches them closer to securing qualification to the semi-finals.

Coach Gareth Turnbull made some changes to his side before the match and was pleased with how they handled the stubborn New Caledonia defensive formation.

“At the start of the game New Caledonia pressed really well which is a credit to them,” Turnbull says.

“We thought we passed well but found it difficult to work in the tight spaces.

World Bank study finds strong potential for jobs in online industries for Fiji, Tonga and Samoa

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for Jobs in the Pacific has found that almost 10,000 jobs could be created across Fiji, Samoa and Tonga, with optimistic scenarios making that number as high as 27,000, representing more than 3% of GDP.

Real Tonga hopes to serve Samoa and Fiji routes

The airline recently won the bid to operate the MA60 after a previous lease between the two was terminated in February after the 56-seater plane was grounded.

Real Tonga's chief executive Tevita Palu says the company is now waiting on the government to certify the aircraft but he hopes to use it for international routes.

"There is nothing stopping us from doing that. The aeroplane, the MA60, it was not capable of doing that route before so hopefully this time round the aircraft will be certified to serve those routes."

Australian Tonga joins Chase at ambitious Centurions

Tonga, who scored eight tries in a dozen games for the Kangaroos, arrives after a season with Catalans Dragons in Super League.

The former Queensland State of Origin star, 32, is the latest big-name recruit for a club that finished top of the Championship last season but then missed out on promotion after failing miserably in the Super 8s.

Ex-England stand-off Rangi Chase, Samoa captain Harrison Hansen and former Hull KR second-row Corey Paterson have all joined from Salford Red Devils in readiness for 2016 along with another international player Reni Maitua.

Samoa’s Organic Farm to Table hits the Caribbean

Hosted in Barbados, the 2nd Caribbean Agribusiness Forum was held earlier this month and featured Women in Business Development’s associate director Alberta Vitale, Milani and Paddles chef Dora Rossi and chef and author Robert Oliver.

Vitale said in designing Organic Farm to Table, there were three key audiences – the farmers, the chef/restaurant/hotel owners, and the consumer.

Digicel celebrates family this Christmas

Digicel is once again bringing families and the Pacific’s greatest musical talent together with an upbeat new version of their hit song ‘We Are Family’. This new rendition is a cheerful Pacific Christmas music collaboration, available to all Digicel customers across the company’s six Pacific countries.