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COMMENTARY: By Jo Spratt When this novel coronavirus first swept the world last year, it was quickly obvious global vaccination was the only way out. Governments...

LOCAL DEMOCRACY REPORTING: By Moana Ellis, Local Democracy Reporter The national strategy of vaccinating against covid-19 through general and mass events is not working for...

RNZ Pacific Pacific health providers say a major New Zealand government funding boost is not just a recognition of the critical role they play in...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Arrested medical practitioner Dr Jone Hawea has claimed that Fiji police officers acted irresponsibly by not following to covid-19 safety protocols...

RNZ Pacific New Zealand is sending 100,000 vaccine doses and additional financial support to Fiji for nursing staff as the country's covid-19 death toll passed...

By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist As with much of Indonesia, the country's easternmost provinces of Papua and West Papua are struggling to contain the...

RNZ News New Zealand's first mass vaccination event is getting under way in Manukau where 16,000 people are due to receive a covid-19 vaccine in...

By Josefa Babitu in Suva The dream of putting a smile on his mother’s face on his graduation day from university has become one that...

RNZ Pacific France and French Polynesia have agreed to jointly spend US$60 million to build 17 cyclone shelters across the Tuamotu archipelago. This was announced on...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A pro-independence movement in West Papua has appealed to several Western countries -- including New Zealand -- to provide urgent humanitarian...

RNZ Pacific Fiji has recorded a daily record 1405 new cases of covid-19 in the 24 hours to 8am on Friday. That compares to 1220 cases...

ANALYSIS: By Dicky Budiman, Griffith University Indonesia is currently experiencing a massive spike in covid-19 infection and deaths, as experts (including myself) have unfortunately been...

By Serafina Silaitoga in Labasa, Fiji Villagers and surrounding farmers in Labasa on Fiji's Vanua Levu island turned up in big numbers for the covid-19...

RNZ Pacific The Fiji government's response to the covid-19 pandemic outbreak is an utter failure, but it is not too late to follow New Zealand's...

ANALYSIS: By Michael Toole, Burnet Institute While Australians may be focused on the havoc the Delta variant is wreaking on our shores, Delta is in...

By Repeka Nasiko in Lautoka A video by a Fiji doctor on adverse side effects of the AstraZeneca vaccine has been misconstrued to support conspiracy...

By Pia Ranada in Manila What is Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's solution to vaccine hesitancy among Filipinos? Threaten them with jail time. Duterte, in a meeting...

ANALYSIS: By Wen Shi Lee, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity and Hyon Xhi Tan, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and...

By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist Anti-vax misinformation is throwing a spanner in the works for covid-19 vaccination programmes in Papua New Guinea and Solomon...

RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister James Marape is appealing to people to take the covid-19 vaccine before doses expire. This comes as the number...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk New Zealand's leading daily newspaper has warned the country against complacency over the covid-19 pandemic and to look to Fiji for...

By Antonio Sampaio in Dili The Timor-Leste government may apply disciplinary action to public officials doing face-to-face work who refuse to take the vaccine, while...