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

By RNZ Pacific The Solomon Islands government should exercise caution as it considers whether to maintain diplomatic ties with Taiwan or switch to China, an...

By RNZ News Auckland Council has declared a climate emergency after an Environment Committee meeting today. The council’s motion was passed unanimously and was met with...

By RNZ Pacific A Manus Island refugee granted asylum in Switzerland will continue to fight for the freedom of refugees Australia detains in Papua New...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Both the Australian and New Zealand governments have pledged to continue and increase financial aid to the Solomon Islands. Australian Prime Minister...

By RNZ Pacific A Fijian family may yet have their day in a European court in what is being seen as a landmark case in...

By RNZ Pacific As the number of refugees attempting suicide continues to rise on Manus Island, the local police commander has called for the government...

By RNZ Pacific  A range of initiatives for Pacific people was announced in the New Zealand Budget last week. This Wellbeing Budget included increases in funding...

ANALYSIS: By Keith Jackson Following the election of James Marape’s as Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister, on Sunday, he issued a declaration on Facebook that...

COMMENTARY: By Tarcisius Kabutaulaka Since the late 1980s, the logging industry has dominated the Solomon Islands economy. For nearly three decades, it has accounted for about...

By RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has finally resigned. O'Neill told Parliament today he had tendered his resignation to the Governor-General this...

By RNZ Pacific The Papua New Guinea government is planning to acquire more custom land and allow foreign companies to exploit it, claim two international...

By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea's opposition says it is withdrawing its motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, but is likely to...

By RNZ Pacific  Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare is coming under increasing pressure from his own MPs to switch the country's political allegiance from...

By RNZ Pacific  Two West Papuans accused of "rebellion" have been sentenced to more than a year in an Indonesian prison. Yakonias Womsiwor and Erichzon Mandobar...

By RNZ Pacific A 7.2 magnitude earthquake has struck Papua New Guinea and has knocked out power to parts of the northern coast, the US...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The role of the media in elections and democracy was a celebrated theme on World Press Freedom Day on Friday with...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk New Caledonian football teams Hienghène Sport and AS Magenta have ended New Zealand’s dominance of the OFC Champions League with upset...

By RNZ News Manasseh Sogavare has been voted in as the Prime Minister of Solomon Islands for the fourth time, polling 34 votes over his rival...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A Relocation Trust Fund will be set up by the Fiji government to help villages facing the threat of climate change. Economy...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Former Solomon Islands Prime Minister Ezekiel Alebua says that while last week's general election was peaceful, he claims it was also...

By RNZ Pacific A leading West Papuan peace campaigner, Neles Tebay, has died in Jakarta after being hospitalised with leukemia. A Catholic priest and academic as...

Speeches made by US Vice-President Mike Pence and Chinese President Xi Jinping to the APEC delegates during the leaders summit in Port Moresby at...