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By Alex Perrottet in The Fiji Times Severe tropical cyclone Winston unleashed the full force of mother nature on a beautiful country. But the peace and...

While Fiji comes to terms with its own devastation in the wake of category 5 Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston last month, Vanuatu is now...

Workers in the West Java provincial capital of Bandung from the Indonesian Trade Union Congress Alliance (KASBI) protested at the city hall this week...

Pack your sunhat and sunscreen, and plan your journey to Auckland's Western Springs Park – Pasifika returns this weekend. One of New Zealand’s longest-standing and...

By Lealaiauloto A F Tauafiafi in Auckland The Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) has walked away with the top two global prizes awarded for efforts against...

The findings of a major study which will put accurate and up to date numbers to the nature and extent of illegal, unreported and...

By Allison Penjueli in Suva A total of $476.3 million of estimated damages in all sectors was recorded from damages caused by TC Winston, the...

An International Women's Day message by Holly Miller. I’m writing this from Fiji, where a 30-day State of Emergency continues following Tropical Cyclone Winston, which...

By Diedre Fanene in Apia Ali’imalemanu Alofa Tuuau is a proud Samoan woman. She is the only new female representative in Samoa's Parliament, having secured...

“Respect”, as Father Walter Lini famously said, “is honourable”. But despite the enormous social, economic and cultural contributions they make every day, Vanuatu’s women are rarely given the respect they deserve;...

By Anita Roberts in Port Vila Tonnes of relief supplies donated to the people of Vanuatu in the aftermath of the category 5 cyclone Pam...

By Jason Smith A fishing rights dispute that has seen the US-flagged tuna fleet grounded in the Western and Central Pacific has ended with Pacific...

By Eva Cox There was a 1970s badge that declared: Women who want equality with men lack ambition. This statement neatly sums up the broad intentions of...

By Lealaiauloto A F Tauafiafi in Auckland At the official opening of the 5th Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop today there was general agreement that...

By Fatu Tauafiafi in Auckland A large contingent of Pacific island country officials will be among delegates from 60 countries meeting in Auckland today to...

By Anna Majavu Prominent Auckland academics and community leaders have called on the New Zealand police to formally apologise for "rubbishing" new research alleging that...

Trailer for Le Salaire des Profondeur, a deeply disturbing New Caledonian film about the fate of Fijian fishermen diving for sea cucumbers. By Christina Milligan...

Edited extracts from a report by the Health Medicine Network published on PNG Attitude. Estimates of the number of war deaths attributable to the Bougainville...

By Lanuola Tupufia and Sarafina Sanerivi in Apia HRPP 47 – Tautua Samoa 2 Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has achieved another first for...

Day 9 - Alex Perrottet reporting via Skype on Monday from Vanua Balavu for RNZ's Checkpoint By Alex Perrottet of Radio New Zealand International Around half...

By Mataeliga Pio Sioa in Apia The numbers are favouring a landslide win for the ruling Human Rights Protection Party in the Samoan general election...

By Peni Shute in Suva for Newswire Water Authority of Fiji says it was well prepared before tropical cyclone Winston devastated areas around the country...