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RNZ Pacific Fiji's former Elections Supervisor Mohammed Saneem is under investigation by the country's anti-corruption agency for alleged abuse of office and has been stopped...

RNZ News Green Party MP Chlöe Swarbrick is brushing off concerns a temporary rent freeze in flood-hit Auckland would just see landlords hike rents even...

By Nick Young of Greenpeace My family and I are lucky to have come through it unscathed, but my neighbourhood in Titirangi has been ravaged. Many...

By Jonty Dine, RNZ News reporter While Auckland residents enjoy a brief reprieve from the rain, the rubbish continues to pile up as the full...

By Felix Chaudhary in Suva New Zealand-based Fijian academic Professor Steven Ratuva says that if the coalition government is strong, resilient and lasts, “this will...

ANALYSIS: By Peter Wilson, political commentator for RNZ News Tuesday, February 7, at 2pm. That's when New Zealand's new Prime Minister Chris Hipkins' parliamentary year...

By Finau Fonua, RNZ Pacific journalist Many Pasifika families affected by the flash floods and torrential rainfall that have lashed New Zealand's North Island over...

RNZ Pacific A New Zealand-based professor in comparative politics says the Fiji constitution needs to clear up the role of the military. Dr Jon Fraenkel of...

RNZ Pacific The headquarters of the Malvatumauri of National Council of Chiefs of Vanuatu has burned down. The fire broke out about 1am Monday local time. Police...

RNZ Pacific New Caledonia's pro-independence Union Calédonian has proposed September 24 this year as the date by which an accord be reached with France to...

Asia Pacific Report Greenpeace claimed today claimed New Zealand's extreme rain and flooding crisis in the North Island at the weekend as a "climate disaster". "As...

RNZ News A fourth person has been found dead as a result of New Zealand's catastrophic floods on Friday, which have now spread to other...

By Barbara Dreaver, 1News Pacific correspondent The Moungavalu family in Aotearoa New Zealand are grateful to be alive. Their Māngere home in Auckland, along with others...

By Red Tsounga First came the devastating flash floods in Auckland on Friday night. Then came the huge effort to help families evacuate to community...

RNZ News The belt of torrential rain which has brought flooding and slips across northern New Zealand is currently mainly centred over the Waikato and...

PNG Post-Courier Papua New Guinea’s Service Improvement Programme worth more than K1 billion (NZ$440 million) has become a major cash cow for “irresponsible” leaders, says...

ANALYSIS: By James Renwick, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington The extraordinary flood event Auckland experienced on the night of January 27, the...

RNZ News Prime Minister Chris Hipkins has acknowledged the way Aucklanders have come together and opened their homes to those in need, with the New...

COMMENTARY: By Richard Naidu in Suva Breakfast they say, is the most important meal of the day. But last Wednesday it was possibly also the most...

RNZ News Minister for Emergency Management Kieran McAnulty has asked for communication on support after the severe thunderstorm in Auckland to be stepped up. It comes...

COMMENTARY: By Nick Rockel in Tāmaki Makaurau The weather is all over the show, the storm water system clearly hopelessly inadequate, the house prices are...

RNZ News Three people are dead and at least one person is missing following the flooding overnight in Auckland, New Zealand's largest city. About 1000 people...