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By RNZ News The euthanasia referendum has passed New Zealand's public vote, with 65.2 percent voting in favour, but the cannabis question has 53.1 percent...

By RNZ Pacific The president of New Caledonia's parliamentary Congress says the Pacific territory could become an independent state associated with France. The suggestion was made...

By Walter Zweifel, RNZ Pacific reporter A third referendum on independence from France looms in New Caledonia unless talks over the next six months satisfy...

By RNZ Pacific The Melanesian Spearhead Group says it will continue to support the Kanak people in their quest for independence from France despite the...

By RNZ Pacific France's new overseas minister Sebastien Lecornu says New Caledonia's restrictions over the covid-19 pandemic will not affect the preparations for the October...

By RNZ Pacific New Caledonia's pro-independence FLNKS movement has asked Paris for the referendum on independence from France to be deferred by up to two...

By Gorothy Kenneth in Port Moresby Papua New Guinean Prime Minister James Marape will visit Australia this weekend for a week-long state visit and the...

By Glenda Willie in Port Vila Voters in Vanuatu will be given the opportunity to vote for political reform laws in the country’s first ever...

By Benny Wenda, chairman of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua As chairman of The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP), I have...

By Sofia Tomacruz in Sultan Kudarat, Mindanao Battle-scarred they might be, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front have faced their toughest campaign yet. Armed with nothing but...

David Robie, who reported from New Caledonia several times during the 1980s for Islands Business magazine, The Australian, New Zealand Times and other media,...

David Robie, who reported from New Caledonia during the 1980s for Islands Business magazine, The Australian, New Zealand Times and other media, returned to...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk About 100 journalists covered the historic New Caledonian independence referendum last weekend, with media from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand and...

By RNZ Pacific A leading New Caledonian pro-independence politician, Victor Tutugoro, says governments of Melanesian countries have quietly supported the New Caledonian independence cause. Tutugoro, second...

By David Robie in Nouméa French security forces moved in today to clean up the main road near an indigenous Kanak tribal area after a...

By Stefan Armbruster in Noumea New Caledonia, a group of picturesque islands in Melanesia that are the closest neighbour to Australia and New Zealand, have...

About 175,000 New Caledonians will vote on the future of their Pacific territory this Sunday—a status quo French-ruled New Caledonia, or an independent Kanaky...

By Nic Maclellan in Ponerihouen, New Caledonia In a show of support for the Kanak independence movement, Maohi leader Oscar Manutahi Temaru has joined the...

As New Caledonia’s November 4 referendum on independence approaches, both pro and anti-independence groups are ramping up their campaigns. But, as Michael Andrew reports,...

By Patrick Makis The people of Bougainville will only accept independence from Papua New Guinea and nothing else, says concerned Bougainvillean and independence hardliner Gabriel...

Things may be coming to a head over the coming New Caledonia referendum, the independence struggle in New Zealand’s own region, but there is...

In this second of three articles from Noumea, Dr Lee Duffield learns about multicultural Kanaky/New Caledonia and the events that led to their referendum...