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SPECIAL REPORT: By Sheldon Chanel in Suva Much of archipelagic Fiji was forced indoors by lockdowns and a nationwide curfew in March last year when...

By RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinean health authorities are struggling to gauge the extent of the country's latest covid-19 outbreak. More than 100 new confirmed cases...

By RNZ News Papua New Guinea's covid-19 cases have jumped to more than 1000, including the National Pandemic Controller and members of his family. Eight new...

ANALYSIS: By Diana Bossio, Swinburne University of Technology Facebook this week made good on its threat to block Australians from accessing or posting news content....

ANALYSIS: By David Welch, University of Auckland; Jemma Geoghegan, University of Otago; Joep de Ligt, ESR, and Nigel French, Massey University New variants of SARS-CoV-2...

By Rowan Quinn, RNZ News health correspondent Nervous Papatoetoe High School students were lining up today in big numbers to get tested, saying they want...

By RNZ News The exact source of Auckland community cases of covid-19 in the latest New Zealand outbreak is the "big unknown" and there could...

By Ihsanuddin in Jakarta Jakarta Indonesian Doctor's Association (IDI) chairperson Slamet Budiarto has challenged a statement by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo who has claimed that...

By RNZ Pacific Tourism is set to suffer a sharp decline in French Polynesia as the territory is about to close the border on Wednesday...

By Katie Todd, RNZ News reporter A wine delivery, a note penned on the back of a facemask and a 20-minute bedroom "encounter" have spelled...

By RNZ News The New Zealand government should impose a week-long home quarantine for returnees after they have left managed isolation facilities to reduce the...

By RNZ News The two new cases of covid-19 confirmed yesterday in New Zealand are the South African variant and initial results show they are...

By Lulu Mark in Port Moresby In spite of Papua New Guinea's mandatory mask-wearing requirement under the National Pandemic Act 2020, many public servants attending...

By RNZ News An independent panel says Chinese officials could have applied public health measures more forcefully in January to curb the initial covid-19 outbreak,...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticised the Indonesian government of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo for its weak health response to covid-19...

By The National in Port Moresby An expatriate who tested positive for the covid-19 coronavirus last week has been admitted to a private hospital in...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk After receiving two shots of the covid-19 Pfizer vaccine, former Fijian resident Usaia Masuwale believes the vaccine is safe and says...

By RNZ Pacific Passengers from the Cook Islands will resume quarantine-free travel into New Zealand from next week, the two governments have confirmed. NZ Prime Minister...

By Te Aorewa Rolleston, RNZ News Te Ao Māori affairs The National iwi chairs forum has put forward six recommendations to the New Zealand government...

ANALYSIS: By Nick Wilson, University of Otago and Michael Baker, University of Otago The global covid-19 pandemic is intensifying, with more infectious variants of the...

By Craig McCulloch, RNZ News deputy political editor The New Zealand government is feeling the pressure from all sides on covid-19 with critics calling the...

By RNZ Pacific French Polynesia has recorded another covid-19 death, raising the pandemic's tally to 122. There are 46 people with covid-19 in hospital, 21 of...