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RNZ Pacific The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the covid outbreak in the Marshall Islands a Public Health Emergency. A total of 571 new omicron...

By Giff Johnson, Marshall Islands Journal editor and RNZ Pacific correspondent in Majuro The Marshall Islands is a live demonstration that the omicron BA.5 variant...

ANALYSIS: By Shailendra Singh of the University of the South Pacific In Fiji’s politically charged context, national elections are historically a risky period. Since the...

RNZ News The P&O Pacific Explorer has docked in at Queens Wharf in Auckland from Sydney, the first cruise ship to arrive in Aotearoa New...

Cook Islands Press By Jason Brown Tens of thousands of Cook Islanders celebrated 57th Constitution Day events these last weeks. Not just in the homeland, but overseas...

By Giff Johnson, editor of the Marshall Islands Journal in Majuro The Marshall Islands lost its covid-free status yesterday when tests confirmed six positive cases...

RNZ News Protesters blocked roads in central Auckland this afternoon for the second time in two weeks, marching past the main entrance to the city's...

By Susana Suisuiki and Finau Fonua of RNZ Pacific The Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau, Auckland came alive with music, glitz and glam for the...

ANALYSIS: By Paula Lorgelly, University of Auckland Late last month, New Zealand Health Minister Andrew Little stated what most who work in health already know. Healthcare...

COMMENTARY: By Nick Rockel On Friday I watched Ashley Bloomfield’s last afternoon health update. After all we’ve been through over the past couple of years,...

RNZ Pacific The government of Niue has announced the country will move to covid-19 alert level red after it recorded nine new cases of the...

RNZ News After guiding New Zealand through two and a half years of a pandemic, Dr Ashley Bloomfield's time as Director-General of Health has come...

RNZ Pacific The Federated States of Micronesia will reopen its international borders on Monday. President David Panuelo said anyone wishing to travel will need to be...

By Lydia Lewis, RNZ Pacific journalist Plans are underway to help Tokelauans stuck abroad, mostly in New Zealand and Samoa, to return home. The general manager...

ANALYSIS: By Frank Bongiorno, Australian National University The covid-19 pandemic has already generated its own mythology. In Britain, they talk of the “myth of the...

RNZ News After leading the Aotearoa New Zealand's covid-19 response for the last two years, Dr Ashley Bloomfield is stepping down from the role of...

RNZ Pacific Samoa's Ombudsman Luamanuvao Katalaina Sapolu says the human rights effects from the covid-19 pandemic have been catastrophic. She has just submitted Samoa's eighth State...

By Lydia Lewis, RNZ Pacific journalist A family has been under house arrest in Tokelau for almost a year after they refused to get vaccinated...

ANALYSIS: By Romitesh Kant A shortage of resources and investment from major digital platforms has left the Pacific region battling a campaign of misinformation and...

By Hayden Donnell, RNZ Mediawatch producer Covid has now killed around 1700 people in New Zealand, but much of our news reporting and commentary has focused on...

By Craig McCulloch, RNZ News deputy political editor A prominent New Zealand epidemiologist is calling for much wider mask mandates, saying the roll-out of free...

RNZ Pacific Pacific Peoples Minister Aupito William Sio will attend the Pacific Islands Forum in Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta's stead as she recovers from covid-19. In...