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Young males in the Cook Islands are twice as likely to be sexually abused as those in New Zealand, according to a recent study.
Traditional marine conservation practices in the Pacific could be key to more successful commercial practices.
The opening of Munda airport to international flights sparks hope for a tourism boom in the Solomon Islands's Western Province.
A new book that shares experiences of Samoa's rainbow community through the stories of 14 fa'afafine, transgender and queer writers, has been launched in Wellington.
Guam is facing a crisis in its civilian construction sector due to a labour shortage caused by new US federal restrictions on Filipino workers.
The leader of the opposition in the Cook Islands has challenged the government to call parliament and test their claim that an opposition MP will cross the floor.
Pacific delegates to the latest climate talks in Poland are aiming to galvanise political will to halt global temperature rise at 1.5 degrees celsius. Audio
Money aimed at combatting climate change is not reaching the Pacific's poorest and most vulnerable, a development agency says. Audio
People of the Pacific need to decolonise their minds and reflect on the traditional role of women as men's equals, says New Zealand's Minister of Pacific Peoples.
A damning inquiry into Samoa's domestic violence "crisis" has attempted to pull back the "veil of silence" shrouding the issue.
A new exhibition in London will showcase the art of the Pacific and the dynamic relationships of its people. Audio
Three thousand years of Samoan tattooing have been chronicled in a book. Audio
There is a high likelihood medical error was to blame for the deaths of two infants in Samoa following their MMR vaccinations, a vaccinologist says. Audio
New Zealand Defence Force aircraft are spending hundreds of expensive hours every year looking for missing fishing boats and ferries in the Pacific. Audio
A union spokesperson for workers locked out at Fiji's main international airport says management is now asking the police to evict workers from the site.
Pacific leaders will join others from around the world in Paris this week to call for concrete action on climate change.
A coffee grower in Papua New Guinea found the taste of his own product put him off instant coffee forever. Audio
West Papuan independence campaigners are set to petition the United Nations, with signatures of people inside the Indonesian province, when the General Assembly sits later this month.
Gay men detained on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island after fleeing their homelands now face being forced to live in a country where homosexuality is illegal.
The Māori Language Bill - Te Pire mō Te Reo Māori - was read in Parliament last night for the second time.