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RNZ Pacific A group of doctors have hit the phones to support Pasifika families who have tested positive for covid-19 and been transferred into managed...

RNZ News New Zealand has 16 community cases of covid-19 today, according to the Ministry of Health. In a statement, the ministry said 13 of today's...

By Gorethy Kenneth in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea's acting Prime Minister Soroi Eoe says the specific lockdown measures planned for the covid-19 spike in...

Melanie Reid's video story on the Tanah Merah megaproject. Video: Newsroom SPECIAL REPORT: By Melanie Reid and Bonnie Sumner of Newsroom Newsroom.co.nz An Auckland property developer is...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The United Liberation Movement of West Papua has blamed the Indonesian military over the attack at a hospital in Kiwirok, near...

RNZ Pacific New Caledonia recorded 16 covid-19 deaths yesterday -- the highest single day total since the delta strain of the virus arrived in the...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has appealed to the 1.7 million people in the city to "roll up your sleeves" and get...

RNZ News Papua New Guinea authorities are preparing for a four-week lockdown in at least three provinces at the end of the month. The move has...

By Luke Nacei in Suva Fiji's pposition National Federation Party leader Professor Biman Prasad told Parliament yesterday that the Electoral Registration of Voters (Amendment) Bill...

COMMENTARY: By Glen Johnson On August 17, a 58-year-old man from Auckland became symptomatic and tested positive for covid-19. It was New Zealand’s first community...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A United Nations expert has urged Indonesia to provide proper medical care to a Papuan independence activist to "keep him from...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A Papua New Guinean doctor evacuated from Daru in Western Province to Port Moresby last Tuesday has died – the latest...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The Indonesian government has used the covid-19 pandemic as a pretext to crack down on West Papuan street protests and to...

ANALYSIS: By Collin Tukuitonga, University of Auckland Auckland’s move to alert level 3 has also triggered speculation about whether the national covid-19 elimination strategy has...

RNZ News Breaching covid-19 restrictions in New Zealand will now mean an increased infringement fee of up to $12,000 for individuals when imposed by a...

EDITORIAL: By the Samoa Observer editorial board It perhaps wasn’t a remarkable coincidence that last month Samoa’s former Ambassador to the United Nations called on...

By Rowan Quinn, RNZ News health correspondent Alert level 3 is being called a roll of the dice that could either eliminate delta or send...

By Roy Luarca in Manila Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao is leaving the sport that propelled him to stardom as he seeks the Philippine presidency...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Papua New Guinea's Department of Labour has broken its silence over the government’s stance on covid-19 testing requirements in the "no...

RNZ News Auckland will move to alert level 3 from 11.59pm on Tuesday night, and stay in level 3 for at least two weeks, Prime...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The criminalisation of activists -- including those in West Papua -- in 2019 and 2020 has been cited as one of...

RNZ News A testing centre is being set up at a marae in New Zealand's Waikato settlement of Kaiaua today after three community cases of...