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COMMENTARY: By Prue Taylor in Auckland From 1949 to 1996 more than 300 nuclear devices were detonated in the Pacific. In the mid-1990s a generation...

RNZ Pacific The Pacific Islands Forum has launched a new longterm strategy to address present and future challenges faced by Pacific peoples. The "2050 Strategy for...

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...

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...

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 The global community needs to "be inspired" to defend the world's oceans ahead of the second United Nations Oceans Conference in Lisbon at...

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

By Koroi Hawkins, RNZ Pacific journalist Former Solomon Islands Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo says the country needs an economic solution to its instability problems,...

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...

RNZ Pacific New Caledonia's pro-independence umbrella organisation says it does not recognise the legitimacy and validity of the third and final referendum on independence from...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk An editorial in the Chinese English-language mouthpiece Global Times has accused Australia -- and the United States -- of "conniv with...

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 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...

ANALYSIS: By Alexander Gillespie, University of Waikato We live, to borrow a phrase, in interesting times. The pandemic aside, relations between the superpowers are tense....

RNZ Pacific A New Zealand explorer who trekked in West Papua before Indonesian rule says he is saddened to see what colonisation has done to...

ANALYSIS: By Diana Bossio, Swinburne University of Technology Facebook this week made good on its threat to block Australians from accessing or posting news content....

ANALYSIS: By Clive Williams, Australian National University Tensions are running high in the Middle East in the waning days of the Trump administration. Over the weekend,...

ANALYSIS: By James Laurenceson, University of Technology Sydney Great power competition in the Asia-Pacific region has been building for years. But covid-19 has turbo-charged the...

ANALYSIS: By Sheldon Chanel in Suva The uproar over the recent fisticuffs between Chinese and Taiwanese diplomats in Fiji may have subsided, with the Fijian...

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...