By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist As with much of Indonesia, the country's easternmost provinces of Papua and West Papua are struggling to contain the...

RNZ News New Zealand's first mass vaccination event is getting under way in Manukau where 16,000 people are due to receive a covid-19 vaccine in...

RNZ Pacific After previous calls for the Samoan Parliament to convene so a national budget can be passed, the ruling FAST Party now says there...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has warned the news media that the country's emergency powers enable the government to target...

Warning: Content may be distressing to some viewers. The video of the assault on the Papuan deaf teenager. Video: Benar News SPECIAL REPORT: By Yamin...

RNZ News A UN official with covid-19 has been evacuated from Fiji on a mercy flight after an about-turn from New Zealand's health authorities. RNZ Checkpoint...

ANALYSIS: By Dominic O'Sullivan, Charles Sturt University The arrest of nine Fijian opposition politicians, including party leaders and two former prime ministers, once again exposes...

RNZ Pacific A covid-19 positive patient is being flown to New Zealand from Fiji today despite an earlier decision by the Ministry of Health to...

COMMENT: By Shailendra Singh in Suva This poignant photo by Max Vosailagi captures Fiji's fixation with rugby sevens, with winning a second Olympic Gold last...

RNZ Pacific Fiji has dedicated its Olympic rugby sevens win to the people back home who are struggling amidst the country's covid-19 health crisis. Fiji defeated...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Allegations of "hijacking and manipulation" of a Papua New Guinea national government sanctioned validation exercise at the Porgera mine in Enga...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The co-leader of New Zealand's minority Māori Party has launched a blistering attack on white privilege and the opposition National Party...

RNZ Pacific Fiji have proved too strong for the New Zealand men's sevens team at the Olympics, denying New Zealand its best chance yet of...

By Josefa Babitu in Suva The dream of putting a smile on his mother’s face on his graduation day from university has become one that...

Day Five of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics is all about rugby sevens and whether Fiji can defend their gold medal from 2016. Rugby Sevens...

RNZ Pacific France and French Polynesia have agreed to jointly spend US$60 million to build 17 cyclone shelters across the Tuamotu archipelago. This was announced on...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk After his release from prison in South Africa and he became inaugural president of the majority rule government with the abolition...

RNZ News A counter-terrorism expert says there is no reason to lay charges against a New Zealand-born woman linked to the Islamic State. Suhayra Aden and...

RNZ Pacific Fiji's opposition MPs who were arrested after their criticism of a government land bill say they will not be intimidated or silenced. Police have...

COMMENT: By Michael Field of The Pacific Newsroom It has been more than three months since elections in Sāmoa produced an election result that would...