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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...

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...