- Sports News : Samoa Rugby Union advertises CEO position [16/10/2019 - Samoa]
- Sports News : Pools and schedule announced for Dubai Sevens [16/10/2019 - United Arab Emirates]
- News Feature : ‘Climate change is really upon us now’ [16/10/2019 - Northern Mariana Islands]
- News Feature : International students, Pacific Islanders plug aged care workforce gap [16/10/2019 - Australia]
- Business News : Fiji Water commits to 100 percent recycled Plastic in all bottles by 2025 [16/10/2019 - Fiji]
- News : Chinese gifts for Pacific ‘friends’ [16/10/2019 - China]
- News : Obesity rates soar due to dramatic global diet shift, says UN food agency [16/10/2019 - United States]
- News : Don't be alarmed by regional projections, Met Office [16/10/2019 - Samoa]
- Business News : Fiji signs MOU for Cyclone insurance to cover most vulnerable citizens [16/10/2019 - Fiji]
- Business News : Fresh calls against seabed mining in Cook Islands [16/10/2019 - Cook Islands]
- News : No charges laid against Fiji PM on assault allegation: DPP [16/10/2019 - Fiji]
- News : PM Sogavare: We are on the right side of history [16/10/2019 - Solomon Islands]
- 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 in Fiji 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 Ltd is governed by an executive committee board elected by the members during the General Conference held every two years and five Fiji based directors.President: Mr Kora Nou (Papua New Guinea)
Vice President: Mrs Katalina Tohi (Tonga)
Print Representative – Ms Hilda Lamani (Solomon Islands)
Radio Representative – Mr George Lavaka (Tonga)
Television Representative – Mrs Viola Ulakai (Tonga)
National Association Representative – Mr Stanley Simpson (Fiji)
Online Media Representative - Mr Iliesa Tora (Tonga)
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