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Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A woman has died of the covid-19 coronavirus in Papua New Guinea, becoming the sixth fatality from the deadly virus in...

By RNZ News Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says people in the city are, by and large, following the rules and prosecution shouldn't be ruled out...

By Rebecca Kuku in Port Moresby Flaws in Papua New Guinea's public health system and the medicine supply chain are because of poor management in...

By RNZ Pacific French Polynesia has recorded another 47 covid-19 cases, raising the tally to 820. Health officials report that 758 of them were recorded since...

By Charlotte Cook, RNZ News journalist New Zealand health authorities have reported a surge in the number of people returning to the country from India...

TRIBUTE: Dr Collin Tukuitonga farewells his mentor, Dr Joe Williams, who died on Friday night after a battle with covid-19.  I have a lot for...

By Rashneel Kumar in Avarua Former Cook Islands Prime Minister Dr Joe Williams died last night after a battle with coronavirus. He was 82. Dr Williams,...

By RNZ News A man in his 50s linked to the Auckland cluster of covid-19 coronavirus infections has died at Middlemore Hospital today - New...

By Sri Krishnamurthi, reporting for the Pacific Media Centre Six years on from being appointed head of the Pacific Community, Director-General Collin Tukuitonga, a boy...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Catholic professionals group has filed an application in Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court to intervene in last month's challenge on...

By RNZ Pacific French Polynesian unions say they will hold a general strike this Thursday unless covid-19 measures are tightened. Five unions jointly issued the warning...

By RNZ News Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the New Zealand alert level system is designed to work when there are active cases at lower...

ANALYSIS: By Crispin Maslog A mad race to produce a vaccine against covid-19 has begun with the world’s superpowers leading the pack. At stake are...

Pacific Media Centre newsdesk Papua New Guinea and French Polynesia have reported sharply rising Pacific statistics in the covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. National Pandemic Response Controller David...

By RNZ Pacific Auckland-based Fijian doctor Api Talemaitoga has been made a member of New Zealand's covid-19 Surveillance and Testing Strategy Group. The doctor, who is...

By Barbara Dreaver, TVNZ One Pacific correspondent Frontline Pasifika healthcare teams have been given a NZ$19.5 million funding boost in New Zealand as they work...

By RNZ News Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that New Zealand's covid-19 restrictions will continue at their current level until at least 11.59pm on...

By Sela Jane Hopgood, RNZ Pacific journalist More than 22,000 Pacific people have tested for covid-19 in recent weeks, as the community in New Zealand...

By RNZ News NZ Post has stood down staff who worked the day shift at an Auckland parcel processing centre after two positive tests linked...

By Rebecca Kuku in Port Moresby The Papua New Guinea government will not allow the use in the country of any vaccine to treat the...

By Sela Jane Hopgood, RNZ Pacific journalist A call has been made to members of the Pacific community in New Zealand to check on loved...

By RNZ News New Zealand has today reported nine new cases of covid-19 in the community and two in the country's managed isolation and quarantine...