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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...

RNZ Pacific A law professor in Noumea says New Caledonia is now faced with a period of high uncertainty -- be it political, economic or...

RNZ Pacific Leading French politicians have welcomed New Caledonia's rejection of independence, but pro-independence leaders have dismissed the result. More than 96 percent voted against independence...

RNZ Pacific Voting is under way in New Caledonia today in the last of three referendums on independence from France. The pro-independence parties said they will...

COMMENTARY: By Marylou Mahé, a Kanak supporter of independence for New Caledonia When tomorrow’s referendum on independence for New Caledonia goes ahead, it won’t have...

ANALYSIS: By David Robie After three decades of frustratingly slow progress but with a measure of quiet optimism over the decolonisation process unfolding under the...

Shocking footage has been circulating on social media showing National Armed Forces (TNI) Indonesian military helicopters firing indiscriminately at civilian villages in Suru-Suru District,...

RNZ Pacific Vanuatu's leader is formally supporting the demand of Kanaks in New Caledonia for a delay in next month's third and final referendum on...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The French High Commissioner in New Caledonia, Patrice Faure, has confirmed the December 12 date for the independence referendum, fuelling tension...

RNZ Pacific France has detailed an unprecedented security set-up for New Caledonia's third and final independence referendum on December 12. The French authorities made the announcement...

RNZ Pacific New Caledonia's pro-independence FLNKS party has called for "non-participation" in the independence referendum on December 12. The Kanak alliance wants the vote postponed until...

RNZ Pacific A leading anti-independence politician in New Caledonia, Sonia Backes, has rejected calls for the referendum on independence from France to be postponed, saying...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The United Liberation Movement of West Papua has blamed the Indonesian military over the attack at a hospital in Kiwirok, near...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A West Papuan group seeking self-determination has greeted Papua New Guinea on its 46th anniversary of independence, predicting that one day...

A View From Afar on 26 August 2021. Video: EveningReport.nz Asia Pacific Report newsdesk In this this week's episode of A View from Afar today, Selwyn...

RNZ News Former New Zealand prime minister Helen Clark says the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan shows "a catastrophic failure of intelligence in Western foreign policy"...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk International pressure is mounting on Indonesia to free West Papuan activist Victor Yeimo, the international spokesperson for the peaceful civilian West...