By Anneke Smith, RNZ News political reporter New Zealand's condemnation of Hong Kong's Legislative Council elections reflects a "hardening stance" towards China, says a leading...

By Rebecca Kuku and Marjorie Finkeo in Port Moresby As families prepare to celebrate Christmas with their loved ones, a safe house in Papua New...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Meri Kirihimete! Merry Christmas ... Season's greetings froim the Asia Pacific Report team to whānau, colleagues and friends, and blessings to...

RNZ News New Zealand's Māori vaccination rate continues to tick up, with several district health boards (DHBs) now past 90 percent for first doses. But experts...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Suva lawyer and media commentator Richard Naidu consumer demand should be driving television stations onto a digital platform like Walesi and...

By Rebecca Kuku in Port Moresby A 21-man Papua New Guinean police team deployed to Nankina Valley in Madang’s Rai coast district has requested a...

By Rowan Quinn, RNZ News health correspondent Omicron could force more changes to New Zealand's contact tracing system, with the Ministry of Health carefully monitoring...

PNG Post-Courier Papua New Guinean church workers working behind the scenes to help the terrorised people of the Nankina valley in Madang’s Rai Coast district...

By Luke Nacei in Suva Fiji human rights activist Shamima Ali is concerned over what she says is the constant discovery of dead bodies and...

By Rebecca Kuku in Port Moresby Oro Governor Gary Juffa has called on Papua New Guinea's Health and HIV/AIDS Minister Jelta Wong to present a...

By Antonio Sampaio in Oecusse, Timor-Leste Defrocked American priest Richard Daschbach, 82, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for the crimes of sexual...

RNZ News More moves to tighten the New Zealand's borders may be needed on top of the decision to delay the start of the self-isolation...

By Hezron Kising in Lae It takes up to 6 km for women from Milampipi and Kaisia villages in the mountainous hinterlands of Papua New...

By Kizzy Kalsakau and Jason Abel in Port Vila The interim President of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) provisional government, Benny Wenda,...

RNZ News The Waitangi Tribunal has released a scathing ruling of the New Zealand government's covid-19 response and vaccine rollout, saying Māori were put at...

Pacific Media Watch The Paris-based global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned three "dictatorial regimes" -- Belarus, China and Myanmar -- for their...

By Lee Kenny of Stuff He has worked as an academic in five different countries and now Dr Steven Ratuva has been made a distinguished...

By Jan Kohout in Noumea There have been mixed opinions from New Caledonia's communities after the third and final referendum returned a 96 percent vote...

RNZ Pacific Fiji's Health Ministry is concerned that people are not taking the new omicron variant of the coronavirus seriously. Fiji reported two cases of the...

RNZ News New Zealand has reached a milestone of eight million vaccine doses administered. The milestone was featured in the Ministry of Health's covid-19 update today. The...