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RNZ News Russia's foreign ministry has slapped New Zealand journalists, officials and an academic with sanctions for supporting what it called the country's "Russophobic agenda". The...

RNZ Pacific United States Vice-President Kamala Harris has assured Pacific Islands Forum Leaders meeting in the Fiji capital Suva that Washington will "significantly deepen" its...

RNZ Pacific Seats were glaringly empty at the Pacific Islands Forum summit in Suva this morning as Pacific leaders sat down to the first formal...

RNZ Pacific Kiribati's sudden withdrawal from the Pacific Islands Forum without wider political discussion by the government is out of order, the country's opposition leader...

ANALYSIS: By Robert G. Patman, University of Otago Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s acceptance of an invitation to speak at this week’s NATO leaders’ summit in...

RNZ Pacific Tuvalu's foreign minister and Nobel peace prize nominee Simon Kofe has withdrawn from a UN Ocean Conference in Portugal in protest against China's...

RNZ Pacific The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting has ended in Rwanda with Samoa confirmed as the next host of the meeting. Samoa's hosting of the...

ANALYSIS: By Professor Steven Ratuva The West and China continue to exert influence over the Pacific region. But discussions of Pacific Island Countries (PICs) are...

ANALYSIS: By Geoffrey Miller of The Democracy Project Jacinda Ardern’s decision to attend the upcoming North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit in Spain -- but...

ANALYSIS: By Patricia A. O'Brien, Georgetown University Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong was no doubt expecting a cooler reception than her three previous visits to...

By Katie Scotcher, RNZ News political reporter Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is expected to participate in the upcoming NATO Leaders Summit, becoming the first New...

RNZ Pacific Switzerland will not allow visa-free entry for Vanuatu citizens whose passports were issued on or after May 25, 2015. The ban will stay in...

RNZ Pacific Samoa and China do not have any plans for military ties, Samoa Prime Minister Fiamē Naomi Mataʻafa says. Fiamē -- who is on a...

By Lice Movono, RNZ Pacific correspondent in Suva Regional stability and security, and the China Economic and Security Deal were on the agenda today when...

PNG Post-Courier Opposition People’s National Congress leader Peter O’Neill is urging Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister James Marape and the government to refrain from signing...

ANALYSIS: By Tony Walker, La Trobe University Foreign Minister Penny Wong’s decision to embark on a diplomatic offensive to outflank China in the Pacific within...

RNZ Pacific A Pacific journalist believes the Kiribati government has been coerced by Beijing to accommodate China's foreign minister's visit. Kiribati authorities have confirmed that Wang...

By Barbara Dreaver, TV1 News Pacific correspondent Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is to visit Kiribati on Friday for four hours as part of a...

RNZ News Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has spoken to media to demonstrate to the US market that New Zealand is "open for business", having arrived...

RNZ Pacific Australia's newly sworn-in Foreign Minister, Penny Wong, says the new Labor government "will be a generous, respectful and reliable member of the Pacific...

RNZ Pacific The Solomon Islands government has confirmed the much anticipated high-level visit by the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to the country is ahead...

By Kelvin Anthony, RNZ Pacific regional correspondent and Koroi Hawkins, RNZ Pacific journalist The Solomon Islands prime minister is adamant a security co-operation agreement his...