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RNZ News Some in New Zealand's health industry fear that the ICU system will not cope if the delta outbreak escalates, but Health Minister Andrew...

RNZ News Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says Waikato shows that New Zealand's tried and true method of stamping out the covid-19 virus is working. There were...

By Rowan Quinn, RNZ News health correspondent Auckland's daily covid-19 case numbers could reach triple figures by the end of the month, warns a New...

EDITORIAL: By the Samoa Observer editorial board How strange that an Australian should have emerged as the face of Samoa in the Pandora Papers...

RNZ News New Zealand's Ministry of Health today announced 60 new community cases of covid-19, the most in nearly six weeks, while Northland and the...

By Agus Pabika in Jayapura President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's visit to Papua last weekend to officially open Indonesia's National Games (PON XX) and officiate a...

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 announced in Oslo today. Video: Rappler livestream Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Rappler chief executive Maria Ressa of the Philippines and...

RNZ News Northland will move to alert level 3 restrictions from 11:59pm tonight, New Zealand's Covid-19 Response Minister has confirmed. Minister Chris Hipkins held a briefing...

RNZ News Twenty three complaints regarding New Zealand doctors spreading anti-vaccination misinformation have been made to the Medical Council as the group says it has...

PNG Post-Courier Phyonna Silikara Gangloff is a champion Papua New Guinean squash player. Fit and healthy, the 37-year-old mother of two lived a normal life until...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Fiji's opposition National Federation Party has blamed 1150 pandemic deaths on the Bainimarama government’s "shameful and despicable" ego-driven leadership. “Stop bragging and...

By Evan Schuurman Bougainville community leader and MP Theonila Roka Matbob has received the Gwynne Skinner Human Rights Award in recognition of her outstanding work...

By Rowan Quinn, RNZ health correspondent The calls for New Zealanders to get vaccinated are becoming more urgent by the day as covid-19 embeds itself...

By Maria Baru in Sorong, West Papua Brother Frater Anton Syufi of the Papua's Order of Saint Augustine (OSA) has been arrested by the Jayapura...

ANALYSIS: By Michael Plank, University of Canterbury The announcement this week that New Zealand will introduce a vaccination certificate by November is welcome news. Whether...

COMMENTARY: By Gavin Ellis of Knightly Views It appears we are a nation of selfish malcontents for whom enough is never enough. That is one of...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The interim president of the United Liberation Movement of West Papua (ULMWP) has accused Indonesia of holding its 20th National Games...

RNZ News New Zealanders need to pitch in for a final push to get as many people vaccinated as possible, says the Covid-19 Response Minister...

RNZ Pacific A youth-led Pasifika mass vaccination event in Auckland has immunised 7000 people over the past four days. Pacific health provider South Seas' youth group...

ANALYSIS: By Yamin Kogoya Two Melanesian state leaders addressed the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on West Papua last week. During the 76th UNGA, both Papua...

RNZ News Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says cabinet has agreed to the use of vaccine certificates in New Zealand. New Zealand's "vaccine passport" is likely to...

By Ralf Rivas in Manila More than 900 individuals and companies linked to the Philippines have figured in millions of files on offshore accounts leaked...