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Fisheries dramas

The head of a major fisheries agency has survived a move to stop her from sitting a second term. The move was driven by New Zealand, with the support of Cook Islands, who wanted the membership to accept a “consensus candidate” for the Director General’s role. However when negotiations failed, Fiji called for a vote, and New Zealand backed off.

Air Kiribati waits for take off

When will Air Kiribati's new Embraer 190 jet make it out of the Australian hanger in which it continues to sit? Kiribati has been locked down for more than 12 months due to COVID-19 and its national airline . . .

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