Pacific Islander

Pacific Islander is a term used to refer to the people of the Pacific Islands.

Pacific Islander regions

According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, the Pacific Islander three regions, together with their islands, consist of:


The islands scattered across a triangle covering the east-central region of the Pacific Ocean. The triangle is bound by the Hawaiian islands in the north, New Zealand in the west, and Easter Island in the east. The rest of Polynesia comprises Samoan islands (American Samoa and Samoa), the Cook Islands, French Polynesia (Tahiti and The Society Islands, Marquesas Islands, Austral Islands, and the Tuamotu Archipelago), Niue Island, Tokelau and Tuvalu, Tonga, Wallis and Futuna, and Pitcairn Island.


The island of New Guinea, the Bismarck and Louisiade archipelagos, the Admiralty Islands, Bougainville Island, Maluku Islands, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, the Santa Cruz Islands (part of the Solomon Islands), New Caledonia and Loyalty Islands, Vanuatu (formerly New Hebrides), Fiji, Norfolk Island, and various smaller islands.

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Rugby: Justice for the Pacific Islands? There is a bit more to it

RNZ 26 Nov 2021
The contribution of the Pacific Islands to ... In New Zealand we are very much viewing this through the lens of how beneficial it will be for our neighbours, however it is worth remembering that the Pacific Islands are far from the only test playing nations that the new rules affect....

Program Specialist, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Island - PROGR001823-00001

Reliefweb 22 Nov 2021
The Program Specialist will support USIP’s work in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands Regions ... The Program Specialist will work closely with the Southeast Asia Senior Expert to develop new programming on Indonesia and the Pacific Islands Region ... and in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands Region....

The After-Sermon: The Pacific Islanders are coming!

The Courier Times 17 Nov 2021
The Pacific Islanders are coming! ... From the Island Nations of Samoa, Australia, Fiji, New Zealand and the USA Islands of Hawaii, 23 Pacific Islanders are coming to participate in the Christmas festivities on Broad Street ... On Sunday morning, Island Breeze will be at Four Square Church at both the 9 a.m....

Indigenous knowledge in the Pacific Islands and the UN Ocean Decade (UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)

Public Technologies 15 Nov 2021
HE Ambassador Nathalie Rosette-Cazel (Cook Islands) spoke of the importance of the ocean and the heritage of navigation and voyaging for the Pacific ... and navigation, those who are holders of such knowledge are located on remote islands, particularly in the Western Pacific....

Australia will urge British and Irish Lions to face one of the Pacific Island nations ...

The Daily Mail 11 Nov 2021
Australia want the British & Irish Lions to play a Pacific Island nation during their 2025 tour – to beef up the mid-week schedule ... Australia want the British & Irish Lions to play a Pacific Island nation during their 2025 tour ... use to promote the game on the islands.’....

Climate change could erase the Pacific islands. Who will defend them at U.N. summit?

Marietta Daily Journal 31 Oct 2021
Just days until the start of the United Nations climate talks in Glasgow, Scotland, here is what passed for good news for Fiji's small delegation. President Biden hadn't refused to meet with them. "The meeting has not been secured but ... ....

British bomb disposal expert, 57, was killed in an explosion on the Pacific Island while ...

The Daily Mail 31 Oct 2021
A British bomb disposal expert died in an explosion on a Pacific Island while handling Second World War explosives, an inquest heard ... The Solomon Islands, which lie to the east of Papua New Guinea, was a key World War Two battleground in the South Pacific due to its proximity to Australia....

Destination Guam: Why Top Diabetes Doctors and An AI Company Are Headed to the Pacific Island?

PR Newswire 21 Sep 2021
... research to the island of Guam ... Why Top Diabetes Doctors and An AI Company Are Headed to the Pacific Island? Tweet this. Diabetes continues to be a major public health problem that disproportionately impacts individuals of Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander descent....

PMPC21 to Spotlight Broadcasting Challenges and Solutions in the Pacific Islands (ABU - Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union)

Public Technologies 17 Sep 2021
This year's virtual Pacific Media Partnership Conference (PMPC) brings ABU's Pacific Islands members and partners together virtually, to help each other forge a way through the Covid crisis ... panel on supporting the Pacific in building resilience....


Public Technologies 02 Sep 2021
) The Pacific Islands Forum Chair and Fijian Prime Minister, Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama this morning received a courtesy call from the new Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), Honourable Henry Puna ... Mr Henry Puna is the 10th Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum....

International Aid Is Required To Support Education In The Pacific Islands Due To COVID-19 School Shutdowns

OWP 29 Aug 2021
Across the Pacific Islands, school closures have been part of a multifaceted COVID-19 response plan to curb the spread of the virus ... Interrupting education services has significant implications for human security in the Pacific Islands ... Most importantly, the interests of children in the Pacific Islands must be paramount....

The Pacific Islands may be key to the future of electric vehicles

Stuff 07 Aug 2021
OPINION. The Pacific Islands may have a new future as a big player in the electric vehicle market, but there are challenges .......

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