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By Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland Fijians are counting down for their general election on Wednesday after early voting that started on November 5. Prime Minister Voreqe...

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...

By Stefan Armbruster in Noumea New Caledonia, a group of picturesque islands in Melanesia that are the closest neighbour to Australia and New Zealand, have...

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...

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...

As New Caledonia’s November 4 referendum on independence approaches, both pro and anti-independence groups are ramping up their campaigns. But, as Michael Andrew reports,...

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...

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...

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...