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Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk At least three people have been killed in a week of shooting clashes between the Indonesian military and police and  militants...

David Robie, who reported from New Caledonia several times during the 1980s for Islands Business magazine, The Australian, New Zealand Times and other media,...

Key dates in New Caledonia's colonial history: 1774: James Cook “discovers” Grande Terre island for Europe and renames it New Caledonia because the landscapes remind...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk About 100 journalists covered the historic New Caledonian independence referendum last weekend, with media from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand and...

By RNZ Pacific A leading New Caledonian pro-independence politician, Victor Tutugoro, says governments of Melanesian countries have quietly supported the New Caledonian independence cause. Tutugoro, second...

By David Robie in Nouméa French security forces moved in today to clean up the main road near an indigenous Kanak tribal area after a...

About 175,000 New Caledonians will vote on the future of their Pacific territory this Sunday—a status quo French-ruled New Caledonia, or an independent Kanaky...

By Nic Maclellan in Ponerihouen, New Caledonia In a show of support for the Kanak independence movement, Maohi leader Oscar Manutahi Temaru has joined the...

Kanaks and long-time New Caledonian settlers get to vote on their future on November 4. But, as Michael Andrew of Asia Pacific Journalism points...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Papua New Guinea is pledging to help Bougainville strengthen its local radio services ahead of next year's historic referendum on independence,...

By Len Garae in Port Vila An estimated more than 4000 strong crowd threatened to spill over into the parade grounds at Independence Park during...

IN-DEPTH: By Dr Lee Duffield, recently in Kanaky/New Caledonia The Quatorze Juillet (14 July) events in Noumea this month, as in any small French city,...

By RNZ Pacific The President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville has raised concerns that the Papua New Guinea Government is not pulling its weight...

By RNZ Pacific This year's referendum on independence from France is a chance to turn a new page on New Caledonia's past, says a Kanak...

By Ismira Lutfia Tisnadibrata in Dili East Timor’s outgoing Prime Minister Dr Mari Alkatiri says that after almost two decades of separation from Indonesia, the...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk In the elections held in French Polynesia over the weekend, the ruling party of President Edouard Fritch scored a decisive victory...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk French President Emmanuel Macron today began a three-day visit to New Caledonia - six months before the territory's vote on independence...

Zindzi Mandela, the youngest daughter of Winnie, shares some of her thoughts about her mother in an interview with SABC's Sophie Mokoena. Video: SABC Pacific...

OPINION: By Murray Horton The Aotearoa Independence Movement (AIM) congratulates Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for explicitly defying President Trump's bullying in relation to New Zealand's...

OPINION: By Murray Horton, of the Aotearoa Independence Movement Jacinda Ardern, we have some suggestions for when you go as New Zealand's incoming Prime Minister...

By Konradus Epa in Atambua, Indonesia Rostiana Bareto experienced tough living conditions as a refugee when she and her family settled in Atambua, western Timor,...

By Len Garae in Port Vila “I was fighting in the mountains and I heard your voice from across the ocean coming to support my...