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By Harlyne Joku in Port Moresby A huge landslide has buried a long hut with 13 people asleep inside at the foot of the Tolukuma...

By Laurens Ikinia As late South African President Nelson Mandela said: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”...

Asia Pacific Report For Margaret Mills, adventurer, environmental campaigner, activist poet and Greenpeace stalwart, it was a lifetime dream coming true at 91. When she opened...

ANALYSIS: By Ramzy Baroud The notion that the covid-19 pandemic was "the great equalizer' should be dead and buried by now. If anything, the lethal...

By Charles Maniani in Manokwari Indonesian Mobile Brigade (Brimob) paramilitary police, national police intelligence officers (intel) and the army's special forces (Kopassus) have stormed the...

By Jordan Bond, RNZ News reporter Million-dollar houses are now being sold in one of Auckland's lowest-income suburbs and a local politician says New Zealand...

By Laurens Ikinia A journalist who sailed on board the bombed environmental ship Rainbow Warrior, was arrested at gunpoint in New Caledonia while investigating French...

By Sela Jane Hopgood, RNZ Pacific journalist Covid-19 vaccinations begin in the Northern Mariana Islands this weekend, but it is not yet clear when other...

By RNZ Pacific Many houses in Fiji's Vanua Levu have been destroyed, some families sheltered under beds and tables in their houses and others in...

ANALYSIS: By Sheldon Chanel in Suva The uproar over the recent fisticuffs between Chinese and Taiwanese diplomats in Fiji may have subsided, with the Fijian...

By RNZ News It is looking increasingly likely that the much discussed trans-Tasman bubble is finally on the way. Cabinet has agreed in principle to quarantine-free...

SPECIAL REPORT: The sinking of the Rainbow Warrior happened 35 years ago this year. The event had ramifications across the Pacific, and politicised a...

ANALYSIS: By Merja Myllylahti, Auckland University of Technology When Bauer Media announced the closure of its New Zealand magazine operation just a week into level...

By RNZ Saturday Morning The US detonated its largest nuclear bombs around the Marshall Islands in the 1940s and 1950s - but the Marshallese are...

By Nicholas Ryan Aditya in Jakarta Indonesia's Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has found 40 incidents of human rights violations in...

BACKGROUNDER: By Michael Field Efforts by Brazilian miner Vale SA to extract itself from one of the world’s largest nickel and cobalt operations are creating...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A Pacific Climate Warrior today told of personal struggles that impact on island people in the region and how this inspires...

By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister James Marape has rejected opposition leader Belden Namah's call for him to resign. Namah's call...

ANALYSIS: By Alexander Gillespie, University of Waikato The most fundamental obligation of any state is the safety of its citizens. On 15 March 2019, New...

By Christine Rovoi, RNZ Pacific journalist The writing is on the wall for Fiji's main opposition party, says New Zealand-based Fijian academic Professor Steven Ratuva. His...

COMMENT: By Crosbie Walsh Media giant Stuff, after a protracted study of its own history, announced this week that much that it has published on...

Pacific Media Centre newsdesk Indonesia's Presidential Staff Office says it regrets the raising of the Morning Star flag - which is identified with Papuan independence...