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New Zealand has long had a privileged relationship with its Pacific neighbours. Now, in the dawning era of the climate crisis affecting millions of...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Papua New Guinea's main hospital emergency chief has clarified the tragic death of a female patient dying while trying to access...

RNZ Pacific New Zealand is sending personal protective equipment to Papua New Guinea to assist health workers treat a surge in covid-19 cases. PNG's total number...

MEAA video message on YouTube. Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) union is reconsidering its involvement in the Australian Press Council...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Australia and New Zealand - plus other key donors - need to urgently step up and provide assistance to Papuan New...

By Wanshika Kumar in Suva Reports that Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has pulled the plug on Fiji's draft Police Bill 2020 has raised more questions...

RNZ Pacific A Tahitian academic living in Auckland whose family and home island of Mangareva were impacted on by three decades of French nuclear weapons...

RNZ Pacific A pioneering indigenous activist is being farewelled today after losing a short battle with cancer. Miriama Rauhihi Ness was a member of the Polynesian...

By Miriam Zarriga in Port Moresby Teenager Edward William Kaile captured the mood of a grieving nation when he ran, carrying a Papua New Guinea...

By Charlie Dreaver, RNZ News political reporter The New Zealand Children's Commissioner is even more concerned about the deportation of a 15-year-old from Australia, now...

The Pacific Newsroom Auckland University of Technology has responded to queries from a media aid watchdog about the future of the regional Pacific Media Centre...

By Christine Kildi in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea’s biggest referral hospital in the country, Port Moresby General (PMGH) is seeing a massive increase of...

EDITORIAL: By the Samoa Observer Editorial Board In the past month, we have made a new pen pal: the Attorney-General of Samoa, no less, Savalenoa...

RNZ News Australia is facing condemnation from National and Green Party MPs over the deportation of a 15-year-old boy to New Zealand. Little detail has been...

OPINION: By Theo Hesegem in Wamena, Papua Indonesian President Joko Widodo has repeatedly made trips to two of Melanesian provinces, Papua and West Papua, in...

Auckland University of Technology has denied claims that the Pacific Media Centre is being dumped or sidelined. The centre's recently retired director Professor David Robie...

By Arnold Belau in Nabire Victor Yeimo, international spokesperson for the West Papua National Committee (KNPB), has revealed that over the past three years the...

By Brendan Crabb, Burnet Institute and Leanne Robinson, Burnet Institute The covid epidemic in Papua New Guinea has significantly accelerated, judging by the available reports...

RNZ News Christchurch's Muslim community will today hold private prayers to remember the 51 people killed in the terror attacks on the Masjid Al-Noor and...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Victor Mambor in Jayapura and Marchio Irfan Gorbiano in Jakarta As it approaches two decades in force, the special autonomy status of...

By Igman Ibrahim in Jakarta Malang city district police chief (Kapolres) Senior Commissioner Leonardus Simarmata has been reported to the Indonesian police's professionalism and security...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The Green Climate Fund is a beacon of rich-poor cooperation on tackling the climate crisis, reports Climate Change News. A newly reengaged...