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PACIFIC PANDEMIC DIARY: By David Robie A rather beautiful Guåhan legend is rather poignant in these stressed pandemic times. It is one about survival and...

By RNZ News Women's Refuge says lockdown worries and family strains are resulting in high demand at many of their services right now. Chief executive Ang...

ANALYSIS: By Haiqing Yu of RMIT University and Michael Keane of Curtin University China has gradually emerged out of its shadow of despair as the...

By RNZ News New Zealand's Otago University will not respond to questions from Critic, the student magazine on campus, during the Covid-19 coronavirus lockdown. The decision...

ANALYSIS: By Peter Wilson Every day at 1pm New Zealand's Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield announces precise figures on the number of confirmed and...

By Sri Krishnamurthi, contributing editor of Pacific Media Watch Media on both sides of the Tasman face apocalyptic times as the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic decimates...

Pacific Media Watch The International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP) has strongly condemned the shoot-to-kill order by President Rodrigo Duterte this week...

By Sri Krishnamurthi of Pacific Media Watch The Vanuatu government is using the Covid-19 to impose draconian measures and authoritarian rule by end of last...

By Indra Singh in Suva Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says that if Fijians continue to disregard the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic directives from authorities, a nationwide...

PACIFIC UPDATE: By Barbara Dreaver of TVNZ There are now 147 positive cases across seven countries in the Pacific region and four deaths. In Guam, cases...

By RNZ News The publisher of some of New Zealand's best known magazines has folded amid the economic fallout from the national coronavirus pandemic lockdown. Bauer...

By RNZ News New Zealanders in their 20s are the age group with the biggest numbers of Covid-19 and are "the vector for transmission", says...

Pacific Media Watch During New Zealand's national Covid-19 lockdown, educational institutions have been changing the way they function or have shut down during this period. Auckland...

ANALYSIS: By Arindam Basu of the University of Canterbury The number of New Zealanders testing positive for Covid-19 will continue to rise despite the strict...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva Tonga Prime Minister Pōhiva Tu’i’onetoa says an aircraft which was expected to arrive in Tonga this week with medical...

By RNZ News Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has eased restrictions on the media industry in New Zealand during the four-week lockdown, saying it was not...

By Sri Krishnamurthi of Pacific Media Watch Pacific governments across the region have put side their differences with media and are working alongside them in...

By RNZ News The Auckland girl's secondary school Marist College has New Zealand's biggest Covid-19 cluster with 47 confirmed and probable cases. It is the biggest...

By Elias Nanau in Vanimo Indonesia has issued a stern warning over illegal border crossers from Papua New Guinea. This follows Indonesia stepping up its security...

By Imelda V. Abano in Manila The novel coronavirus now sweeping the globe has left many countries struggling to cope with rising numbers of infections...

By John Gerritsen of RNZ News The $5 billion foreign student industry is facing a massive downturn with as many as half of this year's...

Pacific Media Watch New Zealand's Ministry of Health has confirmed that out of the 514 Covid-19 cases to date, approximately 4 percent of those cases...