Here you will find interesting news items regarding Vanuatu and the other Melanesian countries and areas.


Help the Vanuatu Women Beach Volleyball Team Reach The 2015 World Championship!

The Vanuatu Women’s Beach Volleyball team is aiming to become the first Pacific team to participate in two consecutive Beach Volleyball World Championships. Read more.


243 people in Vanuatu are still in evacuation centres after a record 24 hours rainfall caused flash flooding earlier this week.

Disaster authorities are still assessing the impact of the floods and plans for the official recovery effort. read more 

(Source: Radio New Zealand International)

Nickel smelter in Vanuatu?

Vanuatu’s government has ruled out a reported project to build a nickel plant in Santo.

A joint venture was signed last week between New Caledonia’s MKM company and China’s Jin Pei to build the one-billion US dollar plant. Read more

(Source: radio New Zealand International)