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By Gorethy Kenneth in Port Moresby The Papua New Guinea government has admitted that the purchase of the controversial Maserati vehicles for use by the...

COMMENTARY: By Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama in Suva Fiji Islands Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama is the current Chair of the 18-member Pacific Islands Forum. Addressing the...

By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific reporter Australia's new security pact with the US and the UK has touched a nerve at the core of Pacific...

By Susan Price in Sydney West Papua activists have called on the Australian government to raise concerns about the Indonesian military’s ongoing human rights abuses...

By Marcheilla Ariesta in Jakarta Indonesia, the world's fourth largest country by population with 270 million, has not yet determined its stance towards the Taliban...

By Pita Ligaiula of Pacnews in Suva Fiji’s Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama used his inaugural speech as the new chair of the Pacific Islands Forum...

RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea and neighbouring Indonesia have been discussing a potential reopening of their shared border. The border was officially closed early last year...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Organisation (TPNPB-OPM) spokesperson Sebby Sambom says the armed resistance force is not prepared to hold...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Australia and New Zealand are being urged to follow the lead of the Federated States of Micronesia, and recognise Fiame Naomi...

ANALYSIS: By Geoffrey Miller So far, the New Zealand government has been remarkably silent about the Gaza-Israel conflict. Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta could be helping...

ANALYSIS: By Tony Walker, La Trobe University What’s next in the latest Middle East convulsion? Will a ceasefire between the Hamas militant group in Gaza...

By Gorethy Kenneth in Port Moresby Indonesia is pressuring Papua New Guinea over an illegal group East Sepik claiming to form an army unit to...

ANALYSIS: By Jane Patterson, RNZ News political editor Rising tensions between Australia and China have raised the question of where New Zealand would stand if...

RNZ News Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta has urged New Zealand to diversify its trade arrangements and not put all its eggs in one basket...

By Charlie Dreaver, RNZ News political reporter The New Zealand Children's Commissioner is even more concerned about the deportation of a 15-year-old from Australia, now...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Indonesia's former coloniser, the Netherlands, has become the 83rd international state calling for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to...

By Laurens Ikinia in Auckland US President-elect Joe Biden’s pledge to rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement is “fresh air” news for Pacific Islands countries, say...

By RNZ News Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says it is important for New Zealand to have tight connections with the US on big global issues...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama is reported to have become the first world leader to publicly congratulate US President-elect Joe Biden...

By Grubsheet Feejee publisher Graham Davis Reports are emerging of a serious diplomatic incident in Suva 10 days ago in which two Chinese diplomats from...

By Philip Cass in Auckland “Tonga does not interfere in other nations’ own affairs.” That was the carefully measured response from Prime Minister Pōhiva Tu’i’onetoa to the...

By Kaniva News Senior officials from Australia’s Foreign Affairs Department have admitted they are investigating  the concept of a “grand compact” with some small Pacific...