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By Marjorie Finkeo in Port Moresby An inter-agency team working with Australian and American investigators has busted a drug laboratory operating in a Papua New...

ANALYSIS: By Tony Fala PART 1: Divide and rule with Māori and Pacific communities White Supremacy (WS) has proliferated during covid-19 lockdowns in Aotearoa from 17...

RNZ News New Zealand will move into the covid-19 traffic light system at 11.59pm, Thursday,  December 2, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. That is in...

ANALYSIS: By Alexander Gillespie, University of Waikato The covid protest outside Parliament earlier this month served as a warning that Aotearoa New Zealand is not...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk West Papuans will peacefully mark the 60th anniversary of the birth of West Papua next week -- on Wednesday, December 1. It...

RNZ News New Zealand has reported 149 community cases of covid-19 in the country today, including nine outside Auckland. In a statement, the Ministry of Health...

Suara Papua in Jayapura "Since it was first established on November 19, 2008, the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) has always been confronted by many...

ANALYSIS: By ‘Ofa-Ki-Levuka Guttenbeil-Likiliki As in 2008, 2010 and 2014, none of the female candidates standing in Tonga’s 2021 general election this week have been...

RNZ Pacific Vanuatu's leader is formally supporting the demand of Kanaks in New Caledonia for a delay in next month's third and final referendum on...

By Jane Patterson, RNZ political editor, and Rowan Quinn, health correspondent As New Zealand readies for more covid-19 cases, warnings about the ability of public...

By Yance Wenda in Jayapura Deputy chair Debora Mote of the Papuan People’s Assembly (MRP) says the Indonesian state's security forces should be protecting indigenous...

Kaniva Tonga Tonga's PTOA Party (Democrats) lost both their rival leaders and majority votes in some strongholds with defeats to seven independent candidates among People's...

By Anish Chand in Suva Of 1000 Fijians surveyed by Transparency International, 11 percent claimed they were asked for sexual favours in exchange for government...

RNZ Pacific Tonga has new noble MPs and at least one returning MP among the people's representatives, according to preliminary election results. The polls have closed...

RNZ Checkpoint A New Zealand emergency medical specialist has written about their experience working at an Auckland hospital, issuing a warning ahead of yesterday's Auckland...

By Poreni Umau and Phoebe Gwangilo in Kokopo Kokopo Business College in Papua New Guinea's East New Britain province has evicted male students by force...

RNZ Pacific The new vice-chancellor of the Auckland University of Technology is calling on young Pasifika peoples pursuing their education to stay the course. Toeolesulusulu Dr...

PNG Post-Courier PNG Power Limited -- faced with a business on the brink of total collapse due to ageing infrastructure -- is losing K25 million...

RNZ Pacific Pacific civil society organisations say COP26 was the most exclusionary and inequitable of the annual United Nations climate negotiations so far and the...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Pacific Islanders believe corruption is a big problem in both their governments and the business sector, says a new report. About one...

By Luke Nacei in Suva Opposition National Federation Party leader Professor Biman Prasad has hit out at the Fiji government, calling on Prime Minister Voreqe...

RNZ News New Zealand reported a record 222 new community cases of covid-19 and one virus-related death today. There are now 91 people in hospital and...