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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...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Brisbane-based Alliance for Journalists’ Freedom calls for Chinese authorities to provide due process to Australian television journalist Cheng Lei and...

By RNZ Pacific The New Zealand Consul-General to the French Pacific, Bruce Shepherd, has died. According to Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes website, Shepherd died of a heart...

By RNZ Pacific A Solomon Islands province has agreed to lease a large island to a Chinese developer to develop into a special economic zone,...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesia has denied New Zealand diplomats’ requests to visit Papua and assess the conflict and human rights situation in the turbulent...

By Jamie Tahana of RNZ Pacific Taiwan suffered two major diplomatic blows in the Pacific this week with both the Solomon Islands and Kiribati severing...

By RNZ Pacific Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has said she "regrets and strongly condemns" the Solomon Islands' decision to establish diplomatic relations with China. The Solomons...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Chinese authorities should immediately release Australian writer Yang Hengjun and drop all charges against him, says the New York-based Committee to...