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ANALYSIS: By Michael Baker and Nick Wilson of the University of Otago With some of the toughest border restrictions and a newly-announced NZ$500 million boost...

By Jane Patterson, political editor of RNZ News New Zealanders now have an alert system for Covid-19, giving people more certainty and clarity as the...

ANALYSIS: By Jeremy Mogi in Port Moresby And so it’s out. Papua New Guinea's first infection case. 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Covid-19. In what is arguably the...

By Theckla Gunga in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea has reported its first confirmed Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic case. The announcement, made last night live on television...

By RNZ News Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed that the New Zealand border will be closed to anyone who is not a New Zealand...

By Aika Rey in Manila President Rodrigo Duterte has declared a state of calamity in the Philippines as cases of the novel coronavirus in the...

By RNZ News New Zealand has eight new cases of Covid-19, all related to overseas travel, the Ministry of Health has confirmed. It brings the total...

By Scott Waide in Lae The Papua New Guinea Defence Force has been put on alert as Health Minister Jelta Wong formally declared the Covid-19...

ANALYSIS: By Tony Walker of La Trobe University When the Federal Reserve cut interest rates to the bone this week, this represented the most decisive...

By RNZ Pacific Air Tahiti Nui has decided to reroute its flights to France via the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe. The change was announced after...

By RNZ Pacific Pacific countries have further tightened border measures to try to keep the coronavirus from gaining a foothold in the islands. Six cases of...

By RNZ News Health officials have ramped up their presence at airports in New Zealand as tougher travel restrictions came into force today. From 1am today...

By RNZ News Some travellers trying to beat the New Zealand deadline early today for self-isolations to prevent the Covid-19 coronavirus spreading have been turned...

By Rappler The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed 29 new cases of the Covid-19 novel coronavirus in the country today - bringing the...

By RNZ News Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced late today wide-ranging travel restrictions which mean as of midnight tomorrow anyone coming into New Zealand will...

By Lian Buan in Manila The Philippines Department of Health has announced 34 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the country, bringing the...

OPINION: By Scott Waide in Port Moresby There is no other way to say this to the government of Papua New Guinea. Prime Minister James Marape,...

By Sela Jane Hopgood of RNZ Pacific The cancellation of this year's New Zealand Pasifika Festival in Auckland because of coronavirus fears is expected to...

By Sofia Tomacruz in Manila Several cabinet members of the Duterte government are placing themselves under quarantine in an effort to prevent the spread of...

By RNZ Pacific French Polynesia has recorded the first coronavirus case in the Pacific Islands. President Edouard Fritch said the carrier was one of French Polynesia's...

By Marchio Irfan Gorbiano in Jakarta Indonesia has reported its first death from the Covid-19 coronavirus today, a 53-year-old woman and foreign citizen identified as...

By Sofia Tomacruz in Manila President Rodrigo Duterte has rejected calls to place Metro Manila on lockdown after health officials recorded a spike in Covid-19...