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BenarNews staff Fiji and Papua New Guinea have urged the UN’s Decolonisation Committee to expedite a visit to the French-controlled Pacific territory of Kanaky New...

By Lydia Lewis, RNZ Pacific journalist French president Emmanuel Macron has landed in Nouméa. The French Ambassador to the Pacific Véronique Roger-Lacan was on the flight. "The...

By Lydia Lewis, RNZ Pacific journalist Liberation "must come" for Kanaky New Caledonia, says one of the few New Zealand journalists who have worked consistently...

ANALYSIS: By Patrick Decloitre, RNZ Pacific French desk correspondent After 10 years of non-attendance, France turned up to this week's French Polynesia sitting of the...

By Charley Piringi in Honiara The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has adopted a "fresh approach" in addressing the longstanding and sensitive West Papuan issue, claims...

By Kelvin Anthony, RNZ Pacific lead digital and social media journalist The leaders of five Melanesian nations have agreed to write to French President Emmanuel...

Asia Pacific Report The United Liberation Movement for West Papua has responded cautiously over the Melanesian Spearhead Group’s surprise denial of full membership at its...

By Kelvin Anthony, RNZ Pacific lead digital and social media journalist News media in Indonesia act as "government loudspeakers" by advancing a one-sided narrative regarding...

Asia Pacific Report The leader of the Free Papua Movement (OPM) has called for the establishment of a "United Indigenous Nations" for global justice and...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Yamin Kogoya The name Vanuatu has taken on a sacred significance in Papuan liberation consciousness. The Free Papua Movement (OPM) elders ignited...

By David Robie New Caledonia's Kanak national liberation movement has told the UN Decolonisation Committee that France has "robbed" the indigenous people of their independence...

By Walter Zweifel, RNZ Pacific reporter New Caledonia's pro-independence parties are prepared to negotiate changes to the provincial electoral rolls, according to French Overseas Minister...

By Walter Zweifel, RNZ Pacific reporter New Caledonia's pro-independence FLNKS (Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front)  says the advice of the International Court of Justice...

By Walter Zweifel, RNZ Pacific reporter New Caledonia's largest pro-independence party says the latest French pronouncement on self-determination is an insult to the decolonisation process. Amid...

Asia Pacific Report An Australian advocacy group has called for West Papua to be reinscribed on the United Nations list of "non self-governing territories", citing...

By Walter Zweifel, RNZ Pacific reporter French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin has invited the United Nations Decolonisation Committee members to visit New Caledonia. Controlled by France...

By Walter Zweifel, RNZ Pacific reporter New Caledonia's largest pro-independence party has been told that France is "panicking" and afraid of losing New Caledonia. The head...

Brief reports have surfaced about the separate bilateral meetings of the Kanaky New Caledonia pro- and anti- independence representatives with French Prime Minister Élisabeth...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Ena Manuireva in Pape’ete As the ballots were counted after the first day of voting in Mā’ohi Nui/French Polynesia territorial election first...

By Walter Zweifel, RNZ Pacific reporter New Caledonia's rival pro- and anti-independence factions both say they are satisfied with the week of separate talks with...

By Walter Zweifel, RNZ Pacific reporter The leader of New Caledonia's Pacific Awakening party has presented his vision on the territory's development to the French...

By Antoine Samoyeau in Pape’ete About 3000 activists of French Polynesia's pro-independence Tavini Huiraatira party met for six hours at the weekend with the executives...