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The West Papua regional police (Polda) have arrested 36 people in Manokwari and Sorong city following a demonstration commemorating the anniversary of the West...

By RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court has dismissed a legal challenge over the election of James Marape as prime minister last year. The challenge...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk An appeal for a 40-day fast across the region by the Pacific Council of Churches in support of West Papua closes...

By Eric Frykberg, RNZ News Reporter The New Zealand government has offered help to the under-pressure horticultural sector by allowing 2000 registered seasonal employer...

RNZ News Genome sequencing has showed the Air New Zealand crew member who tested positive for covid-19 in China is not linked to known cases...

By RNZ Pacific Three government members of Papua New Guinea's Parliament have tested positive for covid-19. The MPs, whose names haven't been publicised, have been in...

By Sally Round, RNZ Pacific Journalist Honey is helping to keep Pitcairn Islanders afloat after the global pandemic stopped cruise ship visits, a growing source...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare insists his government will push on with the temporary suspension of Facebook while lawmakers...

By RNZ Pacific Fiji's rugby team is set to have another round of covid-19 testing today as they seek to salvage what is left of...

By Laurens Ikinia in Auckland A Pacific Islands Forum-hosted webinar has called on the United Nations and Indonesia to be “more responsive” to the pleas...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk An Indonesian university student, Frans Josua Napitu, who reported his institution's rector (vice-chancellor) to the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), has challenged...

ANALYSIS: By Ena Manuireva The sharply rising number of deaths from the covid-19 coronavirus in Mā’ohi Nui ("French" Polynesia) has triggered a corrosive war of...

By RNZ News Afghanis who say they have witnessed torture and murder at the hands of Australian soldiers want the chance to testify in court...

By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist Papua New Guinea's prime minister has urged the public to not get caught up in the country's political crisis...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Papua New Guinea Parliament has passed the 2021 national budget with more than half of MPs - including the opposition...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Demonstrators from the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) have protested the Indonesian police actions in blocking them when they wanted to hold...

ANALYSIS: By Barbara Allen, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington and Michael Macaulay, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington The world...

By RNZ Pacific Politics in Papua New Guinea has been plunged into more turmoil today, with government MPs continuing to meet while the opposition was...

Amid recent months of political turmoil about the region’s premier institution of higher learning, the University of the South Pacific, students have been keen...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Prime Minister James Marape says his executive is still in control for the next three weeks for doing state business, passing...

By RNZ News The meat industry is waiting with bated breath to find out if there is any truth that New Zealand meat is linked...

By Keith Jackson in Noosa Papua New Guinea’s prime minister James Marape has arisen with fire in his belly today. A short time ago he issued...