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By RNZ Pacific The chair of the Pacific Islands Forum has welcomed the re-entry of the United States to the Paris agreement over climate change. Within...

By Lulu Mark in Port Moresby In spite of Papua New Guinea's mandatory mask-wearing requirement under the National Pandemic Act 2020, many public servants attending...

By RNZ News An independent panel says Chinese officials could have applied public health measures more forcefully in January to curb the initial covid-19 outbreak,...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticised the Indonesian government of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo for its weak health response to covid-19...

By The National in Port Moresby An expatriate who tested positive for the covid-19 coronavirus last week has been admitted to a private hospital in...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk After receiving two shots of the covid-19 Pfizer vaccine, former Fijian resident Usaia Masuwale believes the vaccine is safe and says...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Ena Manuireva in Auckland It seems a long time ago - some 124 days - since Mā’ohi Nui deplored its first covid-19...

By RNZ Pacific Passengers from the Cook Islands will resume quarantine-free travel into New Zealand from next week, the two governments have confirmed. NZ Prime Minister...

By Te Aorewa Rolleston, RNZ News Te Ao Māori affairs The National iwi chairs forum has put forward six recommendations to the New Zealand government...

By RNZ News A ragtag group of about 150 people gathered on the New Zealand Parliament's forecourt today to demand an end to covid-19 lockdowns. The...

ANALYSIS: By Nick Wilson, University of Otago and Michael Baker, University of Otago The global covid-19 pandemic is intensifying, with more infectious variants of the...

By Craig McCulloch, RNZ News deputy political editor The New Zealand government is feeling the pressure from all sides on covid-19 with critics calling the...

By RNZ Pacific French Polynesia has recorded another covid-19 death, raising the pandemic's tally to 122. There are 46 people with covid-19 in hospital, 21 of...

By RNZ News New Zealand faces an increased risk of community transmission from the UK strain of covid-19 that is now arriving in the country,...

By RNZ News The new covid-19 variant found in the UK is set to become more prevalent across the world due to its more transmissible...

ANALYSIS: By Ramzy Baroud The notion that the covid-19 pandemic was "the great equalizer' should be dead and buried by now. If anything, the lethal...

By Sela Jane Hopgood, RNZ Pacific journalist Covid-19 vaccinations begin in the Northern Mariana Islands this weekend, but it is not yet clear when other...

By RNZ News It is looking increasingly likely that the much discussed trans-Tasman bubble is finally on the way. Cabinet has agreed in principle to quarantine-free...

By RNZ Pacific The Northern Marianas is ready for its allocation of covid-19 vaccines from Pfizer after acquiring 10 ultra-cold freezers from South Korea. The acquisition...

RNZ News Genome sequencing has showed the Air New Zealand crew member who tested positive for covid-19 in China is not linked to known cases...

By RNZ Pacific Three government members of Papua New Guinea's Parliament have tested positive for covid-19. The MPs, whose names haven't been publicised, have been in...

By Sally Round, RNZ Pacific Journalist Honey is helping to keep Pitcairn Islanders afloat after the global pandemic stopped cruise ship visits, a growing source...