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Samoa's Prime Minister has downplayed a call from the Samoa National Development party for the government to sack the Ministry of Health's chief executive.
Otago University epidemiologist Professor Michael Baker talks about the measles epidemic in Samoa originating in New Zealand. Audio
More than 5000 measles cases have been reported in Samoa since the outbreak began in mid-October, the government says.
The Fiji men's Sevens team is determined to bounce back from a horror start to the season when the World Series resumes in Cape Town on Friday.
The latest news in Samoan language (Gagana Samoa). Audio
UNICEF has hit out at measles anti-vaxxers saying their message has the potential to kill vulnerable children.
Samoa's measles death toll now at 72 with 5000 sick over past two months and vulnerabilities remain for Pacific despite mass vaccination efforts. Audio
More than $NZ5000 was raised on Tuesday night in Porirua for families affected by the measles epidemic in Samoa. Audio
Otago University Pacific health sciences associate dean Associate Prof Tai Sopoaga talks about the New Zealand based Samoan doctors heading to Samoa to help assist with the measles epidemic there. Audio
Another person has died from measles in Samoa, taking the death toll from the outbreak to 71.
Seasonal workers returning home to Samoa for Christmas should be given the measles vaccine before they go, says a doctor leading New Zealand's medical response to the epidemic in Samoa. Audio
The death toll from Samoa's measles outbreak remains at 70, the Ministry of Health says.
The Pacific community in Wellington came out in force last night to support Stand for Samoa, a concert raising funds for families affected by the measles epidemic in Samoa.
Samoa's recent two day mass vaccination campaign now appears to be having a positive impact in the battle against the deadly virus. Audio
A doctor leading New Zealand's medical response to the measles epidemic in Samoa is hopeful the country's mass vaccination programme is beginning to help.
A Samoan anti-vaccination advocate has been granted bail with strict conditions after his first court appearance today.
A Red Cross nurse talks about helping battle the measles virus in Samoa as the death toll rises to 70, only eight weeks after the epidemic began. Audio