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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...

RNZ News Former Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says his apology to journalist Charlotte Bellis does not extend to the Aotearoa New Zealand government's MIQ...

RNZ Pacific An indigenous legal challenge in a bid to annul the result of last December's referendum on New Caledonia's independence from France has failed. The...

By Susana Suisuiki, RNZ Pacific journalist, and Eleisha Foon, journalist Pacific health advocate and champion Dr Collin Fonotau Tukuitonga heads the list of Pacific recipients...

ANALYSIS: By the RNZ Pacific editorial team China has been successful in signing multiple bilateral agreements with almost a dozen Pacific Island nations during its...

By Sheryl Lal and Akansha Narayan in Nadi, Fiji Although Fiji was unaffected by the first wave of covid-19, its tourism sector -- the lifeblood...

By Craig McCulloch, RNZ News deputy political editor More than two million New Zealanders will get a one-off $350 sweetener as part of the Budget's...

RNZ News Aotearoa New Zealand has reported 9570 new community cases of covid-19 and a further 32 deaths today, bringing total publicly recorded deaths with...

By Walter Zweifel, RNZ French Pacific reporter The Kanak people will not accept France's attempt to "recolonise" New Caledonia, a pro-independence delegate has told the...

By Rowan Quinn, RNZ News health correspondent Striking New Zealand health workers have picketed around the country, saying they are fed up with being underpaid...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed that she has tested positive for covid-19. Her daughter Neve tested positive on Wednesday, she added in...

RNZ Pacific Vanuatu's outgoing president, Obed Moses Tallis, has urged the government not to abolish the Ministry of Justice, warning against a "dictatorial system". His opening...

RNZ News New Zealand reported 7970 new cases of covid-19 in the community and 28 further deaths today, a day after cases in the country...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The next Australian government must recommit to press freedom by putting in place overdue reforms to support public interest journalism, says...

By Sofia Tomacruz in Manila Nobel laureates José Ramos-Horta and Maria Ressa have urged Southeast Asians to keep working toward a better region where democratic...

RNZ News For the first time in more than two years, New Zealand's border will reopen to international visitors at midnight tonight. On 19 March 2020,...

By Rowan Quinn, RNZ News health correspondent Wearing glasses or getting a runny nose is enough to qualify for a mask exemption under current New...

RNZ Pacific Cook Islands has reported the country's first covid-19 pandemic death. The 63-year-old woman died on the way to hospital on the island of Aitutaki,...

COMMENTARY: By Professor Rod Jackson In a recent article (Weekend Herald, April 16) John Roughan wrote that the covid-19 pandemic has been an anticlimax in...