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RNZ News New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says there is "very little" reason for China to station military forces on Solomon Islands, describing developments...

By Robert Iroga Solomon Islands opposition leader Matthew Wale has warned that the country is a young and "fairly fragile" democracy and should keep clear...

ANALYSIS: By Joanne Wallis and Czeslaw Tubilewicz of the University of Adelaide The draft security agreement between China and Solomon Islands circulating on social media...

By Craig McCulloch, RNZ News deputy political editor The Green Party says New Zealand has put its relationship with the NATO security alliance ahead of...

ANALYSIS: By Alexander Gillespie, University of Waikato With the cabinet meeting on Monday agreeing to targeted Russian sanctions legislation, New Zealand is preparing to circumvent...

ANALYSIS: By Alexander Gillespie, University of Waikato New Zealand’s official response to Russian aggression and violations of international law have so far been strong --...

COMMENTARY: By John Minto in Christchurch On December 30, New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade published a tweet condemning the forced closure of...

By Lice Movono, RNZ Pacific correspondent in Suva The United States insists it is a Pacific nation and has unveiled a raft of new strategies...

RNZ Pacific Strengthening democracy and rolling back corruption in the Pacific must be front of mind for Pacific leaders meeting with the US Secretary of...

COMMENTARY: By Michael Field in Auckland China’s activities in the South Pacific are causing growing alarm in Washington, forcing US Secretary of State Antony...

By Anita Roberts and Kizzy Kalsakau in Port Vila Vanuatu has now regained its United Nations voting rights after recently being denied the right over...

By Anneke Smith, RNZ News political reporter New Zealand's condemnation of Hong Kong's Legislative Council elections reflects a "hardening stance" towards China, says a leading...

RNZ Pacific The Solomon Islands prime minister came in for searing criticism when he faced a confidence vote in Parliament today. A motion of no confidence...

RNZ Pacific Vanuatu's Shefa province is recognising Benny Wenda as the interim president of a provisional "independent" West Papuan government. In a country that has historically...

THE VILLAGE EXPLAINER: By Dan McGarry in Port Vila One of the key characteristics of Melanesian politics is its ability to remain formless and chaotic...

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...