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By Elizabeth Osifelo The media blackout period in the Fiji general election today has been extended until the closure of polling in areas that were...

By Wansolwara staff A total of 7852 voters at more than 20 polling stations will cast their votes at a later date after the Electoral...

Heavy rain and a flood alert remain in force today as Fiji citizens make their way to polling stations in Lower Ragg, Namadi Heights,...

By RNZ Pacific Fiji's security forces are standing by in case of unrest as Fiji goes to the polls. More than 550,000 voters are due to...

By Giff Johnson in Majuro for RNZ Pacific Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine has survived a vote of no confidence with parliament, the Nitijela, split evenly...

By Litia Cava in Suva The Fijian Elections Office (FEO) will keep an eye to ensure that the blackout period is respected, says Supervisor of...

By Sri Wahyuni and Evi Mariani in Yogyakarta, Indonesia A leading Indonesian university's initial response to a recent sexual assault case allegedly involving two of...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk At least three people have been killed in a week of shooting clashes between the Indonesian military and police and  militants...

By RNZ Pacific Fiji political party leader Sitiveni Rabuka says he is not worried about being called in by police for questioning today. Rabuka, leader of...

Key dates in New Caledonia's colonial history: 1774: James Cook “discovers” Grande Terre island for Europe and renames it New Caledonia because the landscapes remind...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A Fiji women's coalition has praised the confirmation of 56 female candidates for the 2018 Fiji national elections next week, but...

By RNZ Pacific A leading New Caledonian pro-independence politician, Victor Tutugoro, says governments of Melanesian countries have quietly supported the New Caledonian independence cause. Tutugoro, second...

By Stefan Armbruster in Noumea New Caledonia, a group of picturesque islands in Melanesia that are the closest neighbour to Australia and New Zealand, have...

By Dian Septiari in Jakarta The Migrant CARE advocacy group has called on Indonesia's Manpower Ministry to cancel a recent agreement with Saudi Arabia to...

By RNZ Pacific Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama is polling highly in the latest pre-election poll in Fiji. But two weeks out from the election, the...

By RNZ Pacific French Polynesia's pro-independence opposition has continued to attack the French government and judiciary for removing its leader Oscar Temaru from the Territorial...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea has been placed as one of Indonesia’s top non-traditional market priorities as the country leader President Joko Widodo...

Caledonia TV's report on the recent indigenous Kanak Socialist National Liberation Front (FLNKS) conference on a "post-independence" future for New Caledonia. Video: NCI TV...

RNZ's Insight visits Papua New Guinea, which is due to host an APEC Leaders Summit next month. Video: RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea is about...

By Litia Cava in Suva Former Prime Minister and Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) leader Sitiveni Rabuka is now sure to contest the 2018 general...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Union members at Auckland University of Technology are withholding marks for two weeks after voting overwhelmingly in favour of taking strike...

By Nic Maclellan in Ponerihouen, New Caledonia In a show of support for the Kanak independence movement, Maohi leader Oscar Manutahi Temaru has joined the...