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PNG Post-Courier The tears came freely as the birth of the new nation of Papua New Guinea was heralded by a new flag -- the...

ANALYSIS: By David Engel, Albert Zhang and Jake Wallis The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) has analysed thousands of suspicious tweets posted in 2021 relating...

RNZ Pacific Seven people have been found guilty of "treason" after raising the banned Morning Star flag in West Papua, a Melanesian region of Indonesia. In...

RNZ Pacific The newly re-elected President of the New Caledonian Congress, Roch Wamytan, says a visit by French representatives will take place on September 12. The...

By Agnes Herbert in Port Vila A founding father and former politician has urged young journalists to write more about Vanuatu’s history. In a presentation to...

RNZ Pacific The holding of New Caledonia's third and final referendum on independence from France during the covid-19 pandemic last year is being challenged in...

The National Bougainville President Ishmael Toroama has visited Guava village in the heartland of the Panguna mine in Central Bougainville to pay his respects to...

RNZ Pacific New Caledonia's pro-independence FLNKS (Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the United Liberation Movement for West...

RNZ Pacific Church bells and police sirens rang out across Samoa at midnight to herald the start of 12 months of nationwide celebrations for the...

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...