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By Walter Zweifel, RNZ French Pacific reporter The Kanak people will not accept France's attempt to "recolonise" New Caledonia, a pro-independence delegate has told the...

RNZ Pacific French Polynesia's Amuitahiraa Party has registered its three candidates for the French National Assembly elections next month -- just hours before the nomination...

RNZ Pacific New Caledonia's pro-independence Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front (FLNKS) movement and five other small nationalist parties have agreed that they will only...

By Walter Zweifel, RNZ Pacific reporter As the French Pacific is gearing up for Sunday's first round of the French presidential election, incumbent President Emmanuel...

RNZ Pacific Two parties of New Caledonia's pro-independence FLNKS (Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front) movement have restated their intention to attain the territory's decolonisation...

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 --...

Last week the Bougainville Autonomous Government announced an agreement had been reach with Panguna landowners to reopen the island's controversial gold and copper mine. Once...

OBITUARY: Phil Thornton profiles cartoonist Harn Lay, 1963-2022 I first met cartoonist Harn Lay, who has died peacefully at 59, 15 years ago in the...

RNZ Pacific A New Caledonian member of the French National Assembly says a consensus needs to be found on Kanaky New Caledonia's future statute after...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Ella Kelleher The violent protests which erupted in major cities across Kazakhstan over the past week, fueled by the people’s fury over...

ANALYSIS: By David Robie in Auckland The Pacific year has closed with growing tensions over sovereignty and self-determination issues and growing stress over the ravages...

By Kizzy Kalsakau and Jason Abel in Port Vila The interim President of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) provisional government, Benny Wenda,...

By Jan Kohout in Noumea There have been mixed opinions from New Caledonia's communities after the third and final referendum returned a 96 percent vote...

RNZ Pacific A law professor in Noumea says New Caledonia is now faced with a period of high uncertainty -- be it political, economic or...

RNZ Pacific Leading French politicians have welcomed New Caledonia's rejection of independence, but pro-independence leaders have dismissed the result. More than 96 percent voted against independence...

RNZ Pacific Voting is under way in New Caledonia today in the last of three referendums on independence from France. The pro-independence parties said they will...

COMMENTARY: By Marylou Mahé, a Kanak supporter of independence for New Caledonia When tomorrow’s referendum on independence for New Caledonia goes ahead, it won’t have...

ANALYSIS: By David Robie After three decades of frustratingly slow progress but with a measure of quiet optimism over the decolonisation process unfolding under the...

Shocking footage has been circulating on social media showing National Armed Forces (TNI) Indonesian military helicopters firing indiscriminately at civilian villages in Suru-Suru District,...

RNZ Pacific Vanuatu's leader is formally supporting the demand of Kanaks in New Caledonia for a delay in next month's third and final referendum on...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The French High Commissioner in New Caledonia, Patrice Faure, has confirmed the December 12 date for the independence referendum, fuelling tension...

RNZ Pacific France has detailed an unprecedented security set-up for New Caledonia's third and final independence referendum on December 12. The French authorities made the announcement...