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Tabloid Jubi The Civil Organisations Solidarity for Papua Land has condemned Indonesia's Papua expansion plan of forming three new provinces risks causing new social conflicts. And...

ANALYSIS: By Robert G. Patman, University of Otago Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s acceptance of an invitation to speak at this week’s NATO leaders’ summit in...

RNZ Pacific Palau, Fiji, and Samoa have announced their opposition to deep-sea mining, calling for a moratorium on the emerging industry amid growing fears it...

ANALYSIS: By Gavin Ellis The Aotearoa New Zealand Public Media Bill -- introduced to Parliament this week -- will have a long journey before it...

RNZ Pacific A Papua New Guinean economist says the election of women in Parliament will be crucial to advancing gender equality in the country. Papua New...

By Gorethy Kenneth in Port Moresby Former prime minister and New Ireland Governor Sir Julius Chan is defending his seat one last time in Papua...

By Leah Tebbutt, RNZ News reporter An Aotearoa New Zealand health workforce recruiting agency is fielding calls from senior US doctors who say they can...

By Luke Nacei in Suva Foreign investors could be sent to jail in Fiji for breaking a new investment law, says the prominent Suva law...

By Craig McCulloch, RNZ News deputy political editor Former National MP and Justice Minister Amy Adams says opposition leader Christopher Luxon is right to rule...

RNZ Pacific Tuvalu's foreign minister and Nobel peace prize nominee Simon Kofe has withdrawn from a UN Ocean Conference in Portugal in protest against China's...

By Miriam Zarriga in Port Moresby Papua New Guinean security forces have intercepted and stopped seven trucks carrying seven containers containing sensitive election material in...

RNZ Pacific The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting has ended in Rwanda with Samoa confirmed as the next host of the meeting. Samoa's hosting of the...

ANALYSIS: By Professor Steven Ratuva The West and China continue to exert influence over the Pacific region. But discussions of Pacific Island Countries (PICs) are...

RNZ Pacific Sitiveni Rabuka is infamous for making Fiji a republic after carrying out a military coup 35 years ago by overthrowing an Indo-Fijian dominated...

RNZ News Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called the US Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v Wade "incredibly upsetting" as New Zealand politicians reacted to...

ANALYSIS: By Tim Watkin, RNZ Series and podcasts executive producer It was sometime in the late 1990s that I first interviewed Alan Webster about New...

Kaniva Tonga Some fans have sparked outrage after throwing what appeared to be glass bottles and chairs during the Mate Ma’a Tonga–Kiwi clash at Mt...

OPEN LETTER: By Gavin Ellis to the new Minister of Broadcasting and Media Willie Jackson Dear Minister, Congratulations on assuming the Broadcasting and Media role. The announcement...

COMMENTARY: By John Minto The Aotearoa New Zealand government decision to take on observer status at the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance is a step backwards...

ANALYSIS: By Prudence Flowers, Flinders University The United States Supreme Court has handed down a ruling overturning Roe v Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that...

PNG Post-Courier An illegal army in full military gear and arms is being raised in Hela -- one of Papua New Guinea’s most troublesome provinces...

RNZ News Today's Matariki celebrations signal the maturing of Aotearoa New Zealand, says Māori leader Sir Pou Temara. A ceremony attended by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern...