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More than 20 Wallisians from New Caledonia have been stranded in Auckland since last Saturday after their government closed the border due to Covid-19.
Pacific Islanders who visited an exhibition about Tahitian navigator Tupaia have been inspired to share his story. Audio
The decision to cancel Auckland's Pasifika Festival should have been made earlier rather than on the eve of the event, a cultural advisor from French Polynesia says.
A student from Auckland's Pacific community is calling on more young women to give the building and construction sector a go.
Members of the Kiribati and Rotuman communities in New Zealand have welcomed their inclusion in the country's Pacific language weeks lineup. Audio
Solidarity among Pacific nations is key to protecting their fisheries and mineral resources in exclusive economic zones, says a researcher. Audio
New Zealand is going to focus on ensuring that the principles of democracy continue to be respected in Fijian elections, says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Audio
Women in Samoa are already part of the decision-making process and if their voices are not being heard it's because of a lack of interest on their part, says a government official. Audio
Women in the Pacific are still being shut out of the decision-making process when it comes to disaster management, a women's rights advocate says. Audio
New Zealand and Papua New Guinea have pledged to work together more closely at a leaders summit in Auckland.
The growing nursing shortage in the Pacific is sparking conversation over the industry's future in the region. Audio
Two Fijian students quarantined at a New Zealand military base are glad to be out of Wuhan - the Chinese city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak. Audio
Young entrepreneurs in Fiji say attracting funding and competing with an influx of foreign businesses are two of the biggest challenges they face. Audio
A Pacific health provider has adopted a Fonofale model to address social isolation and other issues plaguing Pasifika communities in New Zealand's South Island.
More than 100 people from Auckland's Pacific community have achieved their goal of gaining a driver's licence - free of charge. Audio
Travel restrictions imposed by Samoa's government amid the deadly global outbreak of coronavirus are having an impact on those planning to visit from New Zealand. Audio
The mother of a man found dead in his South Auckland home last month is pleading with New Zealand authorities to help bring his son to Fiji.
It's "really disappointing" to see outbreaks of measles in 2019 when there is an inexpensive, safe and efficacious vaccine available, UNICEF says. Audio
Award-winning Samoan New Zealand entertainer Annie Grace, says she has turned her struggles into songs.
A temporary shortage of the measles vaccine in Fiji is due to a "huge surge" in demand from the public, the World Health Organisation says.
Residents living in areas affected by the measles outbreak in Fiji have called for those with the disease to be quarantined at hospitals instead of in their homes.
An exhibition showcasing innovative work from nine Pacific artists has opened in Melbourne, Australia. Audio
Leading experts in ocean governance and finance have met in Fiji to try and identify ways to maximise their resources in a sustainable manner.
Descendants of Tahitian navigator Tupaia want the record set straight on his travels with Captain James Cook on the Endeavour.