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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...

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

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...

Caledonia TV's report on the recent indigenous Kanak Socialist National Liberation Front (FLNKS) conference on a "post-independence" future for New Caledonia. Video: NCI TV...

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...

Things may be coming to a head over the coming New Caledonia referendum, the independence struggle in New Zealand’s own region, but there is...

By the Vanuatu Independent The Vanuatu government has appointed Lora Lini, daughter of founding prime minister Father Walter Lini, as special envoy for West Papua. United...

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...

In the final instalment of a three-part series, Dr Lee Duffield in Noumea assesses some of the options and omens. It looks like a simple...

In this second of three articles from Noumea, Dr Lee Duffield learns about multicultural Kanaky/New Caledonia and the events that led to their referendum...

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

SPECIAL REPORT: By Max Uechtritz On Saturday, 30 years ago in 1988, I smelled death for the first time – literally. A sickening, almost suffocating, stench...

FLASHBACK: The controversial docudrama Rebellion, screened at the 2012 NZ International Film Festival by director Mathieu Kassovitz and featuring some Kanak relatives of the...

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...

REVIEW: By Erica George of Amnesty International NZ "Mainstream journalism has failed to communicate not only peace, but also human rights in ways that have...