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By Antonio Sampaio in Dili Hundreds of people, many of them students, mobbed exit routes out of the Timorese capital Dili on Good Friday seeking...

RNZ News More than a thousand people have turned out for a rally in central Auckland calling for discrimination against Asians to stop. They claim Asians...

RNZ News Today marks one year since Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made the call to put New Zealand into a covid-19 lockdown. At the time, Aotearoa...

Have the New Zealand government’s covid-related messages been getting through to Pacific and non-Pacific ethnic communities in South Auckland? Justin Latif tried to find...

By Sue Ahearn, founder of The Pacific Newsroom and former editor, ABC International A PNG member of Parliament died from covid-19 this week but it...

ANALYSIS: By Tony Heynen, The University of Queensland; Paul Lant, The University of Queensland, and Vigya Sharma, The University of Queensland Australia’s nearest neighbour, Papua...

By Eleisha Foon, RNZ Pacific journalist The race is on to reach Pasifika communities in New Zealand to counter the spread of misinformation about the...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Papua New Guinea's main hospital emergency chief has clarified the tragic death of a female patient dying while trying to access...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Australia and New Zealand - plus other key donors - need to urgently step up and provide assistance to Papuan New...

By Brendan Crabb, Burnet Institute and Leanne Robinson, Burnet Institute The covid epidemic in Papua New Guinea has significantly accelerated, judging by the available reports...

By Katie Doyle of RNZ News A new anti-vaccine publication with links to the Advance New Zealand fringe political party should be ripped up and...

By RNZ Pacific Fijians have been urged to register as the government's covid-19 vaccination campaign got underway this week. The vaccine rollout started on Wednesday following...

ANALYSIS: By Michael Toole, Burnet Institute One year ago today, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared covid-19 a pandemic, the first caused by a coronavirus. As...

Asia Pacific Report New Caledonia, one of the Pacific territories to have avoided the covid-19 pandemic so far, is to go into strict two-week lockdown...

Asia Pacific Report Indonesian police have broken up a protest action against the extension of Special Autonomy (Otsus) in Papua that took place on Jalan...

ANALYSIS: By Dave Parry, Auckland University of Technology Although international travel restrictions for Australia have been extended to at least June, there may still be...

Asia Pacific Report Papua New Guinea's Supreme and National Courts in Port Moresby will be partially closed for a week beginning yesterday after a judge...

By RNZ News New Zealand's Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says the actions of the Destiny Church leaders in leaving Auckland on the eve of...

By RNZ News The New Zealand government is being told to roll out clearer and smarter communications around the latest covid-19 community outbreak, to make...

By Lulu Mark in Port Moresby Governor Powes Parkop says there will be no lockdown in Papua New Guinea's National Capital District (NCD) despite a...

By RNZ News Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she gets that everyone is angry over the latest New Zealand community covid-19 cases after it emerged...

By RNZ News Auckland Mayor Phil Goff wants tougher measures against people ignoring New Zealand's covid-19 health guidance. He said it was frustrating to learn one...