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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...

By Len Garae in Port Vila Vanuatu Prime Minister Bob Loughman has rejected a claim that he had been invited by the Indonesian government to...

By RNZ Pacific More than 20,000 people have marched through Port Vila for the opening of Vanuatu's 40th Independence Anniversary celebrations. The parade started in the...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Pacific Conference of Churches has called for justice in Mā'ohi (French Polynesia) and for Oscar Temaru, the activist mayor...

By RNZ Pacific A Paris-based lawyer acting for French Polynesia's pro-independence leader Oscar Temaru has taken his client's treatment in the case in Tahiti to...

INDEPTH: By Guyon Espiner, RNZ News investigative reporter, with contributor John Daniell New Zealand has lost some of its independence within the Five Eyes intelligence...

By Stefan Armbruster of SBS News The federal government has lodged an appeal to overturn a Federal Court decision recognising the Australian citizenship of a...

By RNZ Pacific France's outgoing High Commissioner to New Caledonia has said should preparations be needed for a third referendum on independence from France, there...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Fifteen months after a treaty pledged to usher in a “new chapter” in the relationship between Australia and neighbouring Timor-Leste, the...

By RNZ Pacific New Zealand's Foreign Minister, Winston Peters, has called for an end to violence in Indonesia's Papua province. Peters was responding to a letter...

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...