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RNZ Pacific The Consul-General of New Zealand for the French Pacific territories, Felicity Roxburgh, says New Zealand's presence in New Caledonia is historical. She said she...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Laurens Ikinia Governor Lukas Enembe of Indonesia's Melanesian province of Papua has been banned from travelling abroad by the state Directorate General...

By Jeffrey Elapa of the PNG Post-Courier in Port Moresby Madang MP Bryan Kramer, who held the police, justice and later immigration portfolios in the...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Mary Argue of the Wairarapa Times-Age Screams erupted as the sound of gunshots ricocheted around the open-air market. People ran. It was bloody. “I...

ANALYSIS: By Yamin Kogoya in Brisbane Google images of a country or region can offer a wealth of information about the people and cultures that...

By Matthew Scott of Newsroom International students in New Zealand are appealing to the Indonesian government in response to funding being pulled for the autonomous...

RNZ Pacific Vanuatu's Shefa province is recognising Benny Wenda as the interim president of a provisional "independent" West Papuan government. In a country that has historically...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk West Papua indigenous independence leaders today launched  "Green State Vision" at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, pledging to take decisive...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling on the Indonesian police to drop politically motivated treason charges against West Papua National Committee...

The politics of divide and rule and how Indonesia's attempt to separate indigenous Papuans is an irrational and unrealistic proposal that will damage the...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk An appeal for a 40-day fast across the region by the Pacific Council of Churches in support of West Papua closes...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A Vanuatu Daily Post newspaper reader has protested over Facebook addiction, describing it as ruining the lives of teenagers and youth...

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...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A New Zealand-based West Papua advocacy group has appealed to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and other leaders meeting at the Pacific...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A former Bougainville regional vice-president has condemned Australia for political interference over the independence referendum process, saying Canberra would be better...

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...

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 Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson last night condemned the “obscenity” of jailing West Papuans by Indonesian authorities for raising their...

BRIEFING: By Ben Bohane in Port Vila China ... China ... China ... All the talk is of increasing Chinese influence in our region. But this...

Papua New Guinean Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says the Melanesian Spearhead Group has made solid progress under the chairmanship of Solomon Islands. Video: EMTV...

Ashleigh McCaull's video story. Video: PMC YouTube channel Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Final year Bachelor of Communication Studies student journalist Ashleigh McCaull at Auckland University of...

ANALYSIS: By Joey Tau in Suva Vanuatu is the latest Melanesian state to express reservations on the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER) agreement...