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By Walter Zweifel, RNZ French Pacific reporter The Kanak people will not accept France's attempt to "recolonise" New Caledonia, a pro-independence delegate has told the...

RNZ Pacific A leftwing candidate in the French presidential race, Jean-Luc Melenchon, says the outcome of New Caledonia's independence referendum is a catastrophe. He held a...

RNZ Pacific Leading French politicians have welcomed New Caledonia's rejection of independence, but pro-independence leaders have dismissed the result. More than 96 percent voted against independence...

RNZ Pacific Voting is under way in New Caledonia today in the last of three referendums on independence from France. The pro-independence parties said they will...

By Stefan Armbruster of SBS World News Kanaky New Caledonia is holding a final referendum on independence from France today. But not everyone wants to...

ANALYSIS: By David Robie After three decades of frustratingly slow progress but with a measure of quiet optimism over the decolonisation process unfolding under the...

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 Malaita province in Solomon Islands is planning to poll people on self-determination. It comes two weeks after a Malaitan-led protest against the national government...

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...

RNZ Pacific Vanuatu's leader is formally supporting the demand of Kanaks in New Caledonia for a delay in next month's third and final referendum on...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The French High Commissioner in New Caledonia, Patrice Faure, has confirmed the December 12 date for the independence referendum, fuelling tension...

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,...