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Asia Pacific Report By a Kanak from Aotearoa New Zealand in Kanaky New Caledonia I've been trying to feel cool and nice on this beautiful sunny...

RNZ Pacific Outgoing Secretary-General Henry Puna of the Pacific Islands Forum is "not surprised" with the violent unrest in New Caledonia which has shut down...

Asia Pacific Report A Pacific civil society alliance has condemned French neocolonial policies in Kanaky New Caledonia, saying Paris is set on "maintaining the status...

COMMENTARY: By Ronny Kareni Recent videos depicting the barbaric torture of an indigenous Papuan man by Indonesian soldiers have opened the wounds of West Papua's...

By Eleisha Foon, RNZ Pacific journalist Keeping the Pacific nuclear-free, in line with the Rarotonga Treaty, was a recurring theme from the leaders of Tonga,...

ANALYSIS: By Tess Newton Cain As the new year gets underway, now is the time to look ahead to what will be significant in the...

By Giff Johnson, editor of the Marshall Islands Journal and RNZ Pacific correspondent Marshall Islands officials quickly moved this week to reaffirm this nation's ties...

By Lydia Lewis, RNZ Pacific journalist The President of Palau has slammed New Zealand's new government for its oil and gas exploration plans as the...

By Eleisha Foon, RNZ Pacific journalist A new legal framework to support climate-displaced people and guarantee their human rights is being served up ahead of...

By Dionisia Tabureguci in Suva The political superpowers of the world have been gently reminded this week of Fiji’s intention to turn the Pacific islands...

By Kelvin Anthony, RNZ Pacific journalist in Port Vila The leaders of five Melanesian countries and territories avoided a definitive update on the status of...

By Lydia Lewis, RNZ Pacific journalist Japan's release of more than one million tonnes of treated Fukushima nuclear wastewater into the Pacific is officially underway. Tokyo...

By Lydia Lewis, RNZ Pacific journalist A Japanese government spokesperson says it is "not wilfully trying to divide the Pacific" over the Fukushima treated nuclear...

Asia Pacific Report The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) Aotearoa, the longest running women’s peace group in New Zealand, has called on...

By Aralai Vosayaco in Suva The Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG) is disappointed with the Fiji government and Pacific Islands Forum’s endorsement of the Japanese...

By Eleisha Foon, journalist France has deployed Rafale jet fighters during a military ceremony in New Caledonia, marking President Emmanuel Macron's first official day in...

ANALYSIS: By Hugh Piper and Anna Gibert As geopolitics brings increasing engagement by external actors with the Pacific, there is a need to coordinate more...

By Peter Boyle in Sydney As Pacific communities protest the Japanese government’s plan to dump more than a million tonnes of radioactive waste water from...

RNZ Pacific Samoan Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mataafa has urged her fellow Pacific leaders to stop paying lip service to regionalism and walk the talk...

Asia Pacific Report The self-styled provisional government of the United Liberation Movement of West Papua "with the people" of the Melanesian region have declared political support...

By concerned citizens of the Pacific The signing of the memorandum of understanding between the University of the South Pacific's vice-chancellor and president, Professor Pal...

ABC Pacific Beat Timor-Leste independence hero Xanana Gusmao has won the parliamentary election, but the country's first president may contest the count after his party...