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RNZ Pacific Pacific Peoples Minister Aupito William Sio will attend the Pacific Islands Forum in Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta's stead as she recovers from covid-19. In...

ANALYSIS: By Geoffrey Miller of The Democracy Project Jacinda Ardern’s decision to attend the upcoming North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit in Spain -- but...

ANALYSIS: By Patricia A. O'Brien, Georgetown University Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong was no doubt expecting a cooler reception than her three previous visits to...

RNZ Pacific Samoa and China do not have any plans for military ties, Samoa Prime Minister Fiamē Naomi Mataʻafa says. Fiamē -- who is on a...

RNZ Pacific The global community needs to "be inspired" to defend the world's oceans ahead of the second United Nations Oceans Conference in Lisbon at...

By Lice Movono, RNZ Pacific correspondent in Suva and Koroi Hawkins, RNZ Pacific journalist In a watershed moment, Pacific Islands Forum leaders have agreed on...

By Lice Movono, RNZ Pacific correspondent in Suva Regional stability and security, and the China Economic and Security Deal were on the agenda today when...

ANALYSIS: By the RNZ Pacific editorial team China has been successful in signing multiple bilateral agreements with almost a dozen Pacific Island nations during its...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned a media blackout imposed on events during Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s 10-day tour of...

PNG Post-Courier Opposition People’s National Congress leader Peter O’Neill is urging Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister James Marape and the government to refrain from signing...

ANALYSIS: By Joanne Wallis, University of Adelaide and Maima Koro, University of Adelaide Yet more proposed Chinese “security agreements” in the Pacific Islands have been...

RNZ Pacific The President of the Federated States of Micronesia says he has serious concerns about the details of two leaked Chinese government documents to...

THE VILLAGE EXPLAINER: By Dan McGarry With the Australian general election largely done and dusted, and with a clear (if still-to-be-quantified) mandate, Anthony Albanese faces...

By Koroi Hawkins, RNZ Pacific journalist Former Solomon Islands Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo says the country needs an economic solution to its instability problems,...

By Lice Movono, RNZ Pacific correspondent in Suva The United States insists it is a Pacific nation and has unveiled a raft of new strategies...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist Armed conflict in West Papua continues to claim lives, displace tens of thousands of people and cause...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The French government’s decision to press ahead with the third and final referendum vote for self-determination in Kanaky New Caledonia was...

ANALYSIS: By David Robie “Loyalist” New Caledonians handed France the decisive victory in the third and final referendum on independence it wanted in Sunday’s vote. But...

THE VILLAGE EXPLAINER: By Dan McGarry in Port Vila One of the key characteristics of Melanesian politics is its ability to remain formless and chaotic...

ANALYSIS: By Wesley Morgan, Griffith University The Pacific Islands are at the frontline of climate change. But as rising seas threaten their very existence, these...

By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific reporter Australia's new security pact with the US and the UK has touched a nerve at the core of Pacific...

RNZ Pacific The world is on the brink of a climate catastrophe, with just a narrow window for action to reverse global processes predicted to...