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By Leah Tebbutt, RNZ News reporter An Aotearoa New Zealand health workforce recruiting agency is fielding calls from senior US doctors who say they can...

ANALYSIS: By Holly Cullen, The University of Western Australia and Amy Maguire, University of Newcastle Last week on June 17 2022, UK Home Secretary Priti...

RNZ Pacific An indigenous legal challenge in a bid to annul the result of last December's referendum on New Caledonia's independence from France has failed. The...

RNZ Pacific French Polynesia's pro-independence leader and mayor of Faa'a, Oscar Temaru, says double standards are at play in probing him over the payment of...

By Lian Buan in Manila The retraction of Kerwin Espinosa, one of the main accusers in the Philippines Bilibid drug trade allegations, has drummed up...

ANALYSIS: By Isabelle Gerretsen Last Sunday, Emmanuel Macron was re-elected France’s president, beating far-right and anti-EU candidate Marine Le Pen. “Making France a great green nation,...

COMMENTARY: By Graham Davis If you’re as confused as most people by the exact circumstances surrounding the continuing presence in Fiji of the Russian super...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Following a district court order referring the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange back to the United Kingdom's Home Office, Reporters...

RNZ News The long-serving New Zealand MP Louisa Wall has fired a broadside at her own Labour Party as she leaves Parliament to take up...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A national network of groups supporting freedom and justice for West Papua has called on Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta to condemn...

RNZ Pacific Investigators in French Polynesia have reassessed their case against the pro-independence leader Oscar Manutahi Temaru, who has challenged the seizure of his US$100,000...

PNG Post-Courier Papua's Guinea's National Court has issued an interim restraining order stopping the planned eviction of thousands of Morata settlers on portion 2733 in...

PNG Post-Courier Deputy Police Commissioner Operations Anton Billie has given the green light for Papuan New Guinean police in the National Capital District to carry...

PNG Post-Courier A Supreme Court ordered mass eviction of settlers on land between Papua New Guinea's University of PNG, Gerehu Stage 3B and Morata stage...

RNZ Pacific French Polynesia's former president Gaston Flosse says he is in mourning because the French state has signed his political death by banning him...

RNZ Pacific France's highest court has upheld a corruption conviction of French Polynesia's former president Gaston Flosse, effectively ending his political career. It confirmed a 2020...

By Hamish MacLean in Dunedin University of Otago covid-19 experts are not immune to the increasingly vitriolic attacks dished out to scientists commenting on New...

By Ian Chute in Suva Unionists and political activists are among seven prominent women who have brought a lawsuit against the Fiji government challenging new...

Pacific Media Watch Despite its champions being honoured with a Nobel Peace Prize, press freedom has a "sword of Damocles" hanging over it, warn this...

RNZ Pacific New Caledonia's pro-independence parties say the French overseas minister's visit in the next few days is unwelcome, describing it as "another provocation". Overseas Minister...

RNZ Pacific A late legal bid to postpone Sunday's independence referendum in New Caledonia has reportedly failed. A leading anti-independence leader and president of New Caledonia's...

RNZ Pacific A group of citizens in New Caledonia has asked France's highest administrative court to postpone next Sunday's third and final independence referendum. In an...