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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...

By RNZ News Vanuatu's opposition leader is calling for engagement with New Caledonia's anti-independence side to convince them of a viable Kanaky. New Caledonia last week...

COMMENTARY: By Graham Davis At precisely 10am 50 years ago today, Fiji gained its independence from Britain when HRH, the Prince of Wales, handed our...

By Romulus Masiu in Port Moresby Full independence will be top of the agenda pledges Ishmael Toroama, the newly elected president for the Autonomous Region...

By RNZ News The campaign for New Caledonia's referendum on independence from France is already officially three days old with the critical vote in less...

By RNZ Pacific Pro-independence advocates in New Caledonia say a vote for full sovereignty next month would allow the country to step up onto the...

By RNZ Pacific As Papua New Guinea marked its independence anniversary the Prime Minister urged all citizens to help build a "better" PNG. Yesterday was the...

By RNZ Pacific France's new overseas minister Sebastien Lecornu says New Caledonia's restrictions over the covid-19 pandemic will not affect the preparations for the October...

By Matthew Scott, reporting for the Pacific Media Centre The day began with a video, showing a disparate collection of arresting images - the drowned...