- Sports News : Manu Samoa Team for Northern tour announced [19/10/2017 - Samoa]
- News Feature : Pacific Women in Agriculture acknowledged for their contribution [19/10/2017 - Vanuatu]
- News : Vanuatu Council of Ministers approves repatriation of people from Ambae back to their island [19/10/2017 - Vanuatu]
- News : Pacific islands brace for cyclone season [19/10/2017 - Vanuatu]
- News : Former Vanuatu PM Moana Carcasses on parole [19/10/2017 - Vanuatu]
- News : Fiji Military calls up civilians for duty [19/10/2017 - Fiji]
- News Feature : A dynamic future for young agripreneurs [19/10/2017 - Vanuatu]
- News Feature : Governments endorse UN-backed plan to tackle cancer, diabetes and other deadly diseases [19/10/2017 - Switzerland]
- Business News : Trade missions to help business in PNG and Australia [19/10/2017 - Papua New Guinea]
- News : NZ First puts Labour back in power, Jacinda Ardern to be Prime Minister [19/10/2017 - New Zealand]
- News : SPC’s restructure plan for land resources division referred back to members for more consultation [19/10/2017 - Vanuatu]
- News : PNG death row inmates denied full protection of the law, Stay on execution of prisoners: Court [19/10/2017 - Papua New Guinea]
- Sponsored : Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC)
The Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) Ltd is the premier regional organisation representing the interests of media professionals in the Pacific region. It links radio, television, newspapers, magazines, online services, national associations and journalism schools in 23 Pacific Island
The regional media organisation was formally registered as a Company Limited by Guarantee on 23 January 2014.
In November 2004, PINA officially merged with the Pacific Islands Broadcasting Association (PIBA) to become the only voice of the regional media in the Pacific. PIBA was established to look after the interests of public broadcasters until the merger.
1. Promote and defend freedom of expression and information
2. Promote and develop professional standards through training and education
3. Develop professional fellowship and cooperation.
- develops training and resource materials, and encourage exchange of information and skills with industry members in the PICs.
- operates a daily news service, PACNEWS, compiled from news articles contributed by members
- Promotes good governance through dissemination of accurate information to Pacific Island Countries (PICs)
- Relationship building with NGOs, donors, and regional organisation in strengthening coverage of their work programmes in the development of PICs.
PINA is governed by an executive board elected by the members during the general assembly held every two years and five Fiji based directors.President: Mr Moses Stevens (Vanuatu)
Vice President: Mr Moses Uludong (Palau)
Print Representative – Mr Ofani Eremae (Solomon Islands)
Radio Representative – Janet Kwalahu (PNG)
Television Representative – Fernando Lobendahn (Fiji)
National Association Representative – Evelyne Toa (Vanuatu)
Pacific Islands News Association
Who & What is PINA?
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