Fiji expels Australia's acting High Commissioner as part of a long-running dispute.
Kiribati announces a curfew and mandatory face masks after 36 passengers on a charter flight from Fiji test positive for COVID-19 upon arrival. The plane was the first international commercial flight to land in the country since March 2020. Kiribati reopened its borders on January 10th.
Fiji isolates 87 crew and passengers on an inter-islands ship due to COVID-19. The ship's people have been the latest of around 4,000 people infected with COVID-19 who have been turned away from hospitals due to a lack of beds.
Fiji receives its first shipment of 12,000 doses of the Oxford–AstraZeneca vaccine through the COVAX vaccine-sharing initiative.
Fiji prime minister Voreqe Bainimarama scraps plans to change the flag of Fiji as the feel-good factor envelops the Pacific nation following a first Olympic medal, a gold in men's rugby sevens.
At least five people are reported dead and entire villages have been flattened after Cyclone Winston hits Fiji.
A curfew of 6pm is introduced with power out in many areas of Fiji.
Fiji's Health Department confirms that eleven people have died and over 10,000 people have been infected in an outbreak of the type three strain of dengue fever.
Cyclone Evan heads towards Fiji after causing at least three deaths and widespread damage in Samoa.
Floods in Fiji cause at least two deaths and the evacuation of thousands of residents.
Fiji's former prime minister, Mahendra Chaudhry, is arrested for allegedly breaching the military government's emergency regulations.