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Duty editor of the Asia Pacific Report/Evening Report collaboration or the Pacific Media Centre at the Auckland University of Technology. Feedback: Email the editor

SPECIAL REPORT: By Max Uechtritz On Saturday, 30 years ago in 1988, I smelled death for the first time – literally. A sickening, almost suffocating, stench...

By Johnny Blades of Radio NZ Pacific An ongoing security crisis in Papua New Guinea's Hela province is preventing many earthquake-affected communities receiving relief. February's magnitude...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The 6.9-magnitude earthquake that shook the Big Island on Friday and was felt as far away as Oahu was the strongest...

Taiwanese Chewing Gum ... a betel nut documentary in Taiwan. Video: Steven Domjancic Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk In Papua New Guinea, the psychoactive betel nut is...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk French President Emmanuel Macron today began a three-day visit to New Caledonia - six months before the territory's vote on independence...

By Stefan Armbruster of SBS News in Brisbane Papua New Guinea's prime minister has dismissed as "fake news" a report that claims a partially-Australian funded...

OPINION: By Michael Bain Last week was ANZAC Day on April 25. I took my kids to the Dawn Service at Auckland’s War Memorial Museum....

“On almost every measure of economic welfare, the PNG economy would have been better off without the PNG LNG project.” Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A palm oil supplier to Mars, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever is destroying rainforests in the Indonesian-ruled Papua region, a new investigation...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk University of Auckland students rallied today against a plan to close several of the university's specialist libraries, reports RNZ National. The university's...

By Nick Baker of SBS News The Australian government has been slammed for a lack of transparency amid news that the healthcare provider for refugees...

By Erwin Encinares in Saipan Palau President Tommy Remengesau says Pacific people of Micronesian descent are “dying slowly” because of dietary imbalances on the islands...

Blessen Tom's video interview with PaCE-SD director Professor Elisabeth Holland in Suva. Video: PMC Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The University of the South Pacific’s environmental centre...

By Kharishar Kahfi in Jakarta The Jakarta Corruption Court judges today sentenced former House of Representatives Speaker Setya Novanto to 15 years in prison after...

TRIBUTE: By Geoff Lealand in Auckland David Beatson, broadcaster, editor, journalist, public intellectual and media visionary, proposed a new, or renewed, role for New Zealand...

By Len Garae in Port Vila Vanuatu is still pressing ahead with its plan to evacuate Ambae island for the second time in six months...

OPINION: By Professor Kevin P Clements in Dunedin Donald J Trump poses major problems to world order. His administration is unraveling, he has no coherent...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Bougainville Affairs Minister Fr Simon Dumarinu has been ousted by four votes as the first casualty of the Peter O'Neill government...

BRIEFING: By Dan McGarry in Port Vila The "news" this week that Vanuatu was to be the site of a Chinese military base caught most...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Colourful Pacific scenes from the AUT School of Communication Studies annual media awards at the Sir Paul Reeves Building communications precinct...

BRIEFING: By Erin Harris The decision to terminate a long-standing arrangement that saw the Australian High Court act as a partial appellate court for Nauru,...

By Vilimaina Naqelevuki in Suva A resort owner on Kadavu has called on Fijians to urgently assist those on the island after the devastation caused...