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RNZ Pacific New Caledonia's pro-independence FLNKS party has called for "non-participation" in the independence referendum on December 12. The Kanak alliance wants the vote postponed until...

RNZ Pacific A leading anti-independence politician in New Caledonia, Sonia Backes, has rejected calls for the referendum on independence from France to be postponed, saying...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The United Liberation Movement of West Papua has blamed the Indonesian military over the attack at a hospital in Kiwirok, near...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A West Papuan group seeking self-determination has greeted Papua New Guinea on its 46th anniversary of independence, predicting that one day...

A View From Afar on 26 August 2021. Video: EveningReport.nz Asia Pacific Report newsdesk In this this week's episode of A View from Afar today, Selwyn...

RNZ News Former New Zealand prime minister Helen Clark says the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan shows "a catastrophic failure of intelligence in Western foreign policy"...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk International pressure is mounting on Indonesia to free West Papuan activist Victor Yeimo, the international spokesperson for the peaceful civilian West...

ANALYSIS: By Patricia A. O'Brien, Georgetown University After nearly four months of being taken to the brink of dictatorship, Samoa’s constitutional crisis ended on July...

RNZ Pacific New Caledonia has elected its first pro-independence Kanak president. Louis Mapou was elected today in Noumea after months of negotiations between the two main...

By Mark Ladao in Honolulu Dr Haunani-Kay Trask, a Hawai'ian leader and sovereignty activist with a distinguished career as an academic at the University of...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk West Papuans have joined the people of Vanuatu in mourning the loss of independence and human rights campaigner Pastor Allen Nafuki...

RNZ Pacific New Caledonian politicians have begun commenting on an embargoed French government paper about the implications of the third independence referendum due next year. Media...

RNZ Pacific The governments of Papua New Guinea and Bougainville have agreed on new terms for the transfer of powers. Under the Bougainville Peace Agreement, the...

By Gorethy Kenneth in Port Moresby The youngest daughter of the Somare family Dulciana Somare-Brash told mourners the state funeral for Papua New Guinea's Grand...

By Scott Waide in Lae, Papua New Guinea Sir Michael was a man of many titles. He was father, grandfather and chief. As a tribal leader,...

ANALYSIS: By Jonathan Ritchie, Deakin University Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, former prime minister of Papua New Guinea and a giant of Pacific politics, has...

By RNZ News The Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front (FLNKS) says this week's change in the New Caledonian territorial government has brought hope to...

SPECIAL REPORT: The sinking of the Rainbow Warrior happened 35 years ago this year. The event had ramifications across the Pacific, and politicised a...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk December 1 flag day protests have taken place in several cities around Indonesia including the capital Jakarta, Yogyakarta (Central Java), Ternate...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk West Papuan leaders have begun forming a "provisional government" in defiance of a crackdown by Indonesian security forces and have pledged...

COMMENT: By Ena Manuireva and Tony Fala in Auckland Tomorrow – November 25 – is D-Day for Tahitian pro-independence leader Oscar Temaru’s trial in New...

ANALYSIS: By Ena Manuireva The unfolding in French Polynesia of the latest judiciary entanglements of pro-independence leader Oscar Temaru versus the French administration is being...