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RNZ News New images appear to show the majority of structures on the Tongan island of Atatā have been wiped out after a volcanic eruption...

RNZ News Two New Zealand naval ships are being sent to Tonga to provide support, carrying fresh water, emergency provisions, and diving teams. It comes as...

By Yance Agapa in Jayapura Indonesia has strongly criticised the United Nations in response to cases of human rights violations in Papua being cited in...

By Yance Agapa in Jayapura The Papuan people have rejected the investigation team formed by the Indonesian state through the Attorney-General's Office (AGO) to investigate...

RNZ Pacific The United Nations says Indonesia must immediately drop charges and look into threats, intimidation and reprisals against human rights defender Veronica Koman and...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The French government’s decision to press ahead with the third and final referendum vote for self-determination in Kanaky New Caledonia was...

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 A late legal bid to postpone Sunday's independence referendum in New Caledonia has reportedly failed. A leading anti-independence leader and president of New Caledonia's...

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...

By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist The United Nations has glaring problems in Samoa where the government is calling for the UN's role in the...

RNZ News In just a few weeks the situation in Afghanistan has deteriorated sharply as millions cope without desperately needed international aid, New Zealand journalist...

ANALYSIS: By Nathan Cooper, University of Waikato As the UN climate summit in Glasgow kicks off tomorrow, it marks the deadline for countries to make...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist Armed conflict in West Papua has caused an exodus of displaced people into one of the most...

ANALYSIS: By Wesley Morgan, Griffith University The Pacific Islands are at the frontline of climate change. But as rising seas threaten their very existence, these...

Kaniva Tonga Cardinal Soane Patita Mafi has a message for the politicians who will soon gather for next month's COP 26 conference, regarded by many...

By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist The head of the Pacific Islands Forum says New Zealand's climate aid boost augurs well heading into COP26, and...

COMMENTARY: By Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama in Suva Fiji Islands Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama is the current Chair of the 18-member Pacific Islands Forum. Addressing the...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A United Nations expert has urged Indonesia to provide proper medical care to a Papuan independence activist to "keep him from...

By Timoci Vula in Suva The University of Canterbury and the University of the South Pacific are partnering in a unique research project that will...

By Filipe Naikaso of FBC News Five Fijians who are based in Afghanistan say they are safe and well. Speaking to FBC News, one of them...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has called on Indonesian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Papuan leader Victor...