Fiji visit

New Zealand PM Ardern will visit Fiji next week

It will be the first time a New Zealand Prime Minister has visited Fiji in four years and comes during the 50th anniversary of Fiji's independence.

Ms Ardern says Fiji is New Zealand's largest trading partner in the Pacific, visited by 200,000 New Zealand tourists a year.

She will visit Suva, Nadi and Lautoka on her three day trip, which will focus on climate change, supporting women and strengthening democracy.

Warm Fijian welcome for Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are on their first official visit since their wedding in April this year.

The couple were welcomed with a traditional kava ceremony and a presentation of mats, a roasted pig and kava plants.

The Duke of Sussex took his first ever drink of kava much to the delight of the crowd who cheered and clapped.

In a short address, Prince Harry thanked the people of Fiji for the warm welcome and said he and his wife are looking forward to meeting as many people as possible.

PM O’Neill visits Fiji

PM O’Neill held various bilateral talks with his counterpart and Fiji’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama and other important meetings.

Mr O'Neill is the first PNG Prime Minister to be invited to speak at the Fiji Parliament - the only other foreign leader ever invited was Prime Minister of India.

Arriving on Sunday in Suva, Fiji, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill met with Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Frank Bainimarama and other dignitaries.

Netanyahu cancels Fiji trip - report

Benjamin Netanyahu had planned to visit Fiji as part of his country's efforts to bolster Israel's standing in international forums such as the United Nations.

While there, Mr Netanyahu was expected to participate in a summit of leaders of other Pacific island states.

But the Jerusalem Post newspaper reported that the visit has been cancelled, with diplomatic officials saying that leg of his trip would be too long and too complicated from a security point of view.