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RNZ Pacific A total of NZ$196 million has been set aside for Pacific services in Aotearoa New Zealand in this year's Budget. A big chunk of...

RNZ Pacific A roundup today of the covid-19 pandemic status around the Pacific. Nauru President Lionel Aingimea has announced that Nauru has recorded its first two covid-19...

RNZ Pacific A snapshot of how the covid-19 pandemic is impacting on Pacific nations and territories today: Second Covid-19 death in American Samoa American Samoa has recorded...

By Moana Ellis of Local Democracy Reporting A Whanganui iwi leader says the Aotearoa New Zealand government's decision to ease covid-19 measures at this time is...

RNZ Pacific The Samoa government has extended its alert level three lockdown for another two weeks, due to the rapid spread of the covid-19 in...

By Susana Suisuiki, RNZ Pacific journalist Pasifika people are making up about half of the cases in the current outbreak of the omicron variant in...

RNZ Pacific Several hundred more cases of covid in Solomon Islands ... Kiribati records first covid death ...nearly 12,000 in isolation in New Caledonia ......

By Kim Moodie, RNZ News reporter A public health expert is urging New Zealanders to keep up the testing momentum, as testing rates take a...

By Moana Ellis, Local Democracy Reporting Māori health providers in Aotearoa New Zealand are holding back on covid-19 vaccinations for children in the face of...

ANALYSIS: By Matthew Hobbs, University of Canterbury; Anna Howe, University of Auckland, and Lukas Marek, University of Canterbury Within a month of the first community...

By Luke Rawalai in Suva Changing daily habits will be the difficult issue to address when creating awareness in Fiji against non-communicable disease (NCDs), says...

By Eleisha Foon, RNZ Pacific journalist Concern is growing around low covid-19 vaccine rates in the Pacific. People in developing nations are generally missing out due...

RNZ News Omicron has ripped through the Australian states of New South Wales and Victoria, exposing testing regimes, decimating supply chains and causing the country's...

By Kelvin Anthony, RNZ Pacific regional correspondent The Kiribati Health Ministry has confirmed that the atoll island nation has surpassed 100 covid-19 cases after it...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara Tulagi in the Central Islands province of Solomon islands is the first provincial capital to ban the sale of betel...

Governor Lou Leon Guerrero presents her covid update message ... “Our focus remains on preventing severe illness, preventing increased hospitalisation and saving lives.” Video:...

RNZ Pacific Pacific Island New Zealanders are now 90 percent fully vaccinated against covid-19, and a public health expert is urging them to keep up...

Tagata Pasifika Distinguished Professor Steven Ratuva is the first Pacific person ever to be promoted to the highest professorial status of distinguished professor. The award-winning Fiji-born...

RNZ Pacific A New Zealand medical and logistics support team with essential supplies to assist Papua New Guinea with its covid-19 crisis has departed New...

RNZ Pacific The Vanuatu covid task force has confirmed that two arrivals from New Caleldonia have covid-19. But the organisation says Vanuatu remains free of any...

By Gorethy Kenneth in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea’s biggest referral hospital has reached a crisis point as the covid-19 pandemic positivity rate surged drastically...

RNZ Pacific A Pacific public health expert says a premature transition of covid-19 restrictions in New Zealand could be lethal for Māori and Pasifika communities. The...